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PALMER — State funding awarded Tuesday to community trails projects includes $12,600 for trail maintenance at Warwick, Erving, Northfield and Mount Grace state forests, and $10,370 to allow for snowmobile recreational use near the Otter River in Templeton. With an additional $3,150 in matching...
AMHERST — On Saturday, Sept. 16, at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Amherst Fire Department and Amherst Police Department responded to an address on Fearing Street after receiving a 911 call regarding an injured party. First responders located a 20-year-old man from Wayland unresponsive with obvious...
ATHOL — The elevator at the Athol Public Library will be out of service for most of the day on Friday, Sept. 22.  The library apologizes for the inconvenience.
ATHOL — Centralized police and emergency medical dispatch services at the police station went “live” on Tuesday afternoon. In his weekly report to the selectboard, Town Manager Shaun Suhoski said, “The transition to Next Generation 911 technology and combined police and emergency medical...
ERVING — Franklin County Community Development Director Glen Ohlund updated the selectmen Monday night on the fiscal year 2015 Community Development Building Grant (CDBG). Ohlund stated this is the second report in the grant cycle. Erving is one of five communities listed along with Northfield,...
ATHOL — Registration for holiday assistance from the Salvation Army will be available Monday, Sept. 25, through Friday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration will also be available during the evening of Tuesday Sept. 26, from 4 to 6 p.m., coinciding with their community meal program and...
Local band L&M Rhythm will bring its gritty, bluesy rocking music to the Petersham Friday Market on Sept. 22, from 3 to 6 p.m. Band members are Larry Lusignan on guitar and vocals, Mark Longo on keys and vocals, Mike Rush on bass and vocals, and Glenn Rogers on drums. Submitted photo
PETERSHAM — On Friday, Sept. 22, from 3 to 6 p.m., local band L&M Rhythm brings its gritty, bluesy rocking music to the Petersham bandstand as one of the Friday Market’s 20 summer live music performances. The music of the L&M Rhythm Kings is about roots, rhythm and blues. The Kings play...
PETERSHAM — The selectboard will meet on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 3:30 p.m., in the selectboard office, for discussion/approval of updated drawings and estimates for the town hall temporary access ramp, and to take action on an estimate to schedule installation.  
ATHOL — Overeaters Anonymous has announced that their local weekly meeting is now being held from 6 to 7 p.m., on Thursdays, in the education room at Athol Hospital. 
Tuesday, Sept. 19 9:10 a.m. - Castle Rock crew looking for assistance as they need to get lift down to OIC, West Main Street. Assistance provided.  9:54 a.m. - Accidental 911 call, Jones Cemetery Road. Spoke to caller who was trying to connect with information. Same confirmed on arrival.  10...

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Athol, MA 01331
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