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ATHOL — On Saturday, at 10:56 a.m., Jon Weisblatt, 28, of Barre, was arrested following a traffic stop on Main Street and charged with possession of a Class B drug (Suboxone) and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
ATHOL — Two motor vehicle accidents were reported to police over the weekend. At 3:58 p.m., Friday, a vehicle owned by Miralben R. Patel, of 180 Daniel Shays Hwy.; and a vehicle operated by Rachel M. Latwis, of 32 Orange Rd., New Salem, were in an accident on Daniel Shays Highway. No injuries...
Athol-Royalston Schools Breakfast and lunch are free to all students. Assorted cereals, 2% milk, and fruit juice offered for breakfast daily. Assorted fresh fruits, canned fruits and fat free or low fat milk offered for lunch daily. Senior and middle school offer alternate assorted sandwiches,...
Tom Rich, of the Friends of Alan E. Rich Environmental Park, left, recently gave a presentation to the Athol Lions Club membership about the installation of an accessible canoe/kayak dock on the Millers River at the South Main Street bridge area. The project is being undertaken by the town, the Millers River Watershed Council and the Friends of the Alan E. Rich Environmental Park. The Athol Lions Club voted unanimously to support the project with a donation. At right, Athol Lions President Luanne Pierson pr
ATHOL — A crowdfunding campaign has been initiated to support the purchase and installation of an accessible canoe/kayak dock on the Millers River in Athol, a project being undertaken by the town, the Millers River Watershed Council and the Friends of the Alan E. Rich Environmental Park. Launched...
SPRINGFIELD — Depression, anxiety and the risk of suicide among college students is very real and very preventable, and yet it is the second leading cause of death in young adults from the age of 15 through 24. On Saturday, April 8, students and faculty at Western New England University invite...
 Mahar Fish' N Game Club President Zack Geyster served as the master of ceremonies for the club's annual game feed Thursday night.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — The Mahar Fish’ N Game Club hosted their 16th Annual Game Supper on Thursday night in the school’s cafeteria for a large crowd of club members, their families, past members and the public.  Those in attendance were treated to a variety of meats such as pheasant, venison, bear, fish,...
LEOMINSTER — On Thursday, at about 9:40 p.m., State Police Trooper Justin Burd stopped a white Infiniti FX 35 on Sixth Street in Leominster due to an invalid registration. The operator produced a Rhode Island license identifying him as Luis Nieves. Upon further investigation and a search of the...
LEOMINSTER — New Mount Wachusett Community College President Dr. James Vander Hooven will be the featured local speaker at the next edition of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber’s “Good Morning North Central” breakfast series on Thursday, March 30. The program will take place from 6:45 to 9 a...
AREA — The American Red Cross is urging all eligible donors throughout Massachusetts to give blood or platelets following the recent winter storm, which forced 25 area blood drives to cancel, causing about 760 donations to go uncollected. There is a critical need for platelet and type O negative...
Martin F. Connors Jr., president and CEO of Rollstone Bank & Trust, was at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School recently to present a check for $25,000 to cover the cost of a 2017 Chevy that will be raffled off to benefit the school's new Veterinary Science Training Center and Community Clinic. Joining the students and teachers in Monty Tech's construction trades for the check presentation were, from left, Principal Thomas R. Browne, Connors, Superintendent-Director Dr. Sheila M. Harrity, and V
FITCHBURG — Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School has partnered with Rollstone Bank & Trust and Colonial West Chevrolet, both in Fitchburg, on a unique fundraiser that will bring the school closer to its goal of funding its new Veterinary Science Training Center and Community...

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