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GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College has launched a new Veterinary Technician program that will allow graduates to fill a growing need in the job market at a heavily reduced cost compared to other area programs. “The veterinary technician truly is the registered nurse of the veterinary...
NEWARK, N.J. — A 44-year-old man wanted in connection with a Sunday death in Milford, was arrested Monday by New Jersey State Police, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jusselo D. Dos Reis was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant after members of the New...
ATHOL — On Friday, July 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., staff from the Office of Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) will host community office hours at the North Quabbin Community Coalition, at 251 Exchange St. Constituents can receive assistance with issues like Social Security, Medicare, and other...
Tuesday, July 18 7:06 a.m. - Caller reports a small dog in road almost caused an accident, South Main Street. 10:08 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for patient possibly having heart attack, South Royalston Road. Athol Fire Department on scene at 10:13. Assisted AFD. Patient determined to...
ATHOL — Police made two arrests following the execution of a search warrant, at 212 Walnut St., at 6:15 a.m. today. Taken into custody were Austin Blair, 21, and Kelsey Hurlburt, 20, both of the Walnut Street address. The two are each charged with possession of a Class A substance (heroin)...
ATHOL — Police responded to a two-car accident at Main and Exchange street at 8 a.m., Tuesday. Vehicles operated by Samuel T. Clark, of Lenox Street; and Jason S. Comeau, of Pinedale Avenue, were involved. According to police, Clark was in the southbound travel lane on Exchange Street and...
Science Educator Paul McNiff and Children's Librarian Angela Dumas are pictured before the children's program "Microscopic Worlds." McNiff and Dumas will be working together to bring more science workshops to the Athol Public Library through the "Science is Everywhere" grant. Submitted photo
ATHOL — Athol Public Library was recently awarded a federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) “Science is Everywhere” grant for $7,500 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).  “These grants are competitive and require serious planning, great idea development, and a...
ATHOL — Town Clerk Nancy Burnham was asked this week about the status of the Athol Daily News’ request for yet-to-be-released Board of Health executive session meeting minutes from March and May. The request was made in connection with the recent ADN article highlighting concerns on the part of...
 Shown in this 1951 photo is Ruth (Wilson) Bass outside of what was Acme Laundry on Main Street in Athol. Submitted photo
1992 Athol Savings Bank opened their new lending center in the former Fleet Bank building at 388 Main St. in Athol. Warner Cable Company representatives Lowell Hedlund, vice president of Time Warner Enterprises and legal counsel Cameron Carey, informed Athol selectmen the town may face a...
Menus for the week of July 24-28 Monday, chicken breast, orange sauce, white rice, green beans, blueberry snack n loaf (Diet: lemon grahams) Tuesday, meatballs with marinara sauce, spaghetti (HDM: cavitappi pasta), Italian vegetable blend, pineapple Wednesday, beef burgundy, egg noodles,...

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

 

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