AP News

In this Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, Carlos Rafael talks on the phone at Homer's Wharf near his herring boat F/V Voyager in New Bedford, Mass. John Sladewski/ Standard Times via AP, File
BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. fishing magnate known as “The Codfather” who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal is set to be sentenced. Carlos Rafael is the owner of one of the nation’s largest commercial fishing operations. It includes a fleet of more than 30 vessels...
In this May 19, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, left, leaves Federal court in New York after pleading guilty to a charge of transmitting sexual material to a minor. Weiner is to be sentenced Monday, Sept. 25, for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old girl in 2016. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
NEW YORK (AP) — It seemed as if Anthony Weiner had hit rock bottom when he resigned from Congress in 2011. “Bye-bye, pervert!” one heckler shouted as the Democrat quit amid revelations that he had sent graphic pictures of himself to women on social media. Time has shown his self-destructive...
This undated photo provided in 2017 by a former member of the Word of Faith Fellowship shows founder Jane Whaley with children at the church in Spindale, N.C. Former members of the evangelical church say Whaley coerced congregants into filing false unemployment claims after the faltering economy threatened weekly tithes from church-affiliated companies. AP Photo
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week. To his shock, Fields said church founder Jane...
NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated spy comedy “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” displaced the horror sensation “It” as the No. 1 film in North America, while the second “Lego Movie” spinoff of the year didn’t assemble the expected audience. The 20th Century Fox release opened with a weekend-leading $39...
 Today is Monday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2017. There are 97 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 25, 1957, nine black students who’d been forced to withdraw from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, because of unruly white crowds were escorted to class...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Holy hometown, Batman! A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents. The Portland Press Herald reports Portland City Hall, Old Port’s cobblestone streets and various red brick buildings will be a part of...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The pastor shouted "Run, run, gunshots!" and congregants hid under pews or in bathrooms as a masked man armed with two guns opened fire at a Tennessee church, killing one person and wounding six before being subdued. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration imposing tariffs that could double the price of solar panels from abroad...
MONESSEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial on charges he threatened a judge by sending her a letter including a picture of movie cannibal Hannibal Lecter. Gregg Tchirkow, of Monessen, claimed at Thursday’s preliminary hearing that the picture was a “cry for help” and...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan read the recent announcement of a task force to improve veterans' health care in New Hampshire, one line stood out: "The task force will develop a future vision of what VA must do to best meet the needs of New Hampshire's Veterans." Hassan, a...

Pages

Athol Daily News

PO Box 1000
225 Exchange Street
Athol, MA 01331
Phone: (978) 249-3535

 

Comment Here