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TURNERS FALLS — The fourth annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival, a celebration of Native American art, music and culture, takes place on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Unity Park Waterfront. The event is free, family-friendly, fun, educational, accessible, and of interest to all ages...
Thursday, July 13 8:08 a.m. - Medical emergency, South Shore Drive.  8:32 a.m. - Walk-in for sex offender registration, East River Street.  9:08 a.m. - Report of a cow that appears to be unable to get up, Hunts Farm. Spoke to employee who was already aware and will check on cow.  11:43 a.m...
Thursday, July 13 8:08 a.m. - Medical emergency, South Shore Drive.  8:32 a.m. - Walk-in for sex offender registration, East River Street.  9:08 a.m. - Report of a cow that appears to be unable to get up, Hunts Farm. Spoke to employee who was already aware and will check on cow.  11:43 a.m...
ORANGE — On Thursday morning a minor two vehicle accident was reported on East Main Street at 7:40 a.m. A male driver is reported to have backed into a parked vehicle. Both vehicles sustained damage. One had been hit on front driver’s side quarter panel while the other was hit on the rear...
ATHOL — The Council on Aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the senior center at 82 Freedom St. Screenings are free and open to the public.
Friday, July 14 3:25 p.m. - Caller requests to speak to officer about her ex not letting her pick up her kids, Intervale Avenue. 4:07 p.m. - Officer applying for search warrant at Orange District Court. 4:38 p.m. - Caller reports hearing glass breaking while sitting on his porch, Pleasant...
ATHOL — Following a traffic stop at 8:23 p.m., Friday, on Essex Street, Christopher A. Jellison, 32, of Highland Avenue, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor and operating a vehicle with no inspection sticker. The vehicle was towed.
ATHOL — Police responded to a minor two-car accident in the Market Basket parking lot at 1:32 p.m., Sunday. Vehicles operated by Pamela A. Casper, of Lancaster; and Kristi L. Melanson, of 128 Walnut St., were involved. No injuries resulted. Further information was unavailable prior to press...
ATHOL — Concerns have arisen over the past few months on the part of Board of Health members with regard to the job performance of the town’s health agent and/or assistant health agent. The matter was brought to the attention of the Athol Daily News recently by a caller who requested anonymity...
 Teachers and students at Athol Community Elementary School proudly show off their school supplies donated through Athol Savings Bank's Save$um program as part of the bank's yearlong 150th anniversary.Submitted photo
ATHOL — Athol Savings Bank (ASB) continues its yearlong 150th Anniversary Celebration by donating supplies to five local elementary schools that partner with ASB for the Save$um Banking program. The schools that participate in the Save$um program include Athol Community Elementary School,...

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

 

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