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ATHOL — On Thursday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m., the Athol Public Library is offering a free workshop to introduce Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping, an easy-to-learn mindfulness tool.  EFT, a simple self-help technique with roots in ancient China, focuses on disrupting negative patterns,...
ATHOL — There were seven winners in the “Guess the Number of Jelly Beans in the Peeps Basket” contest held recently at the Athol Public Library. The correct answer was 413 jelly beans and guessing within 17 of the correct number were: David Cox, Tyler Goodwin, Roseanne Hoyt, Betty Lynch, Justin...
ORANGE — Children’s Miracle Network and the Athol Rite Aid store are once again coming together to raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital. Well-known DJ/comedian/performer Bruce Jacques is slated to perform Friday, April 28, at the Athol-Orange Elks Lodge, 92 New Athol Rd. Doors will open at...
Menus for the week of May 1-5 Monday, meatloaf, mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, fresh fruit Tuesday, haddock newburg, orzo pilaf with spinach, California vegetable blend, mixed fruit Wednesday, American chop suey, tossed salad (HDM: mixed vegetables), chocolate chip cookie (...
1992 The towns of Ashburnham and Westminster are in an uproar following the recent discovery that school’s business manager Anthony J. Katter Jr. of Worcester allegedly embezzled $600,000 from the school. The Old Wendell Church is in danger of shutting its doors due to a number of repairs...
NEW SALEM — The selectboard voted Monday to accept a grant application specifying the town’s intended use of $750,000 in state funding that was previously awarded to facilitate the establishment of a broadband network. In explaining the application, Broadband Committee Chair MaryEllen Kennedy...
PHILLIPSTON — On a beautiful spring evening, the selectmen had an overflowing crowd for their Monday meeting.  It was decided that the committee who prepared the wage and compensation proposal may have had members making financial decisions that were a conflict of interest. Ruth French said she...
ATHOL — VFW Post 650 will hold its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m., in the Disabled American Veterans hall at 47 Pine St.
ATHOL — All former students of Athol High School, born in the year 1994, may pick up their special education records, if they want them, by Friday, May 26. Those who would like their records released are asked to call Diane Billingham in the special education office at 978-249-2403. Records not...
Monday, April 24 5:22 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance, Deland Lane. Referred to another agency. 8:04 a.m. - Officer wanted, Millyard Road. Party gone on arrival.

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Athol Daily News

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

 

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