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FITCHBURG — The next meeting of the Joint Coalition on Health will be held Thursday, Aug. 18, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the Community Health Connections conference room, at 326 Nichols St.  The agenda will include presentations regarding “The Opiate Crisis: Local and State Responses.”  The...
GARDNER — GVNA HealthCare offers two caregiver support groups (Athol and Fitchburg) and two bereavement support groups (Gardner and Athol). Meeting times and contact information are as follows: Caregiver Support Groups • Fitchburg meeting When: last Wednesday of the month at 12:30 p.m. ...
ERVING — The Board of Selectmen is seeking one citizen to serve as Erving representative for a five-town Citizens Advisory Committee, which will provide independent oversight of the Community Development Block Grant Program’s performance during the grant term. The CDBG program is a flexible...
ATHOL — The Franco-American Club, at 592 South St., will host a chicken barbecue dinner on Saturday, July 30, at 6 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the club, which can be reached by phone at 978-249-9840.
Tuesday, July 26 7:08 a.m. - Chief at business for parking complaint, Park Street. 10:07 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for roommate having medical issue, Mechanic Street. Call transferred to Athol Fire Department; officer assisted. 10:09 a.m. - Follow-up with sex offender registry...
ATHOL — The following new items are available for check out from the Children’s Room at the Athol Public Library: Picture Books: Rosie The Raven by Helga Bansch; Near, Far by Silvia Borando; My First Busy Book by Eric Carle; The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s ABC by Eric Carle; Little Charmers: The...
DEDHAM — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available...
ATHOL — At 11:50 p.m., Tuesday, Todd M. Fredette, 50, of Stone Valley Road, Orange, was arrested following a traffic stop on Petersham Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor (second offense), negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and a vehicle lights...
ATHOL — Athol Savings Bank was recognized as one of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America by Deposit Accounts, a comprehensive online resource dedicated to depository savings information.  DepositAccounts.com uses a proprietary formula that assesses the financial health of all federally...
ATHOL — Following are the Week 5 Summer Reading raffle winners at the Children’s Library at Athol Public Library: • T-shirt — Benjamin Sonnabend. • Baseball puzzle — Kahlen Gregory. • Book bag — Greyson McAllister. • Art game — Gregory Lehmann. • Books — Dylan Nelson, Emma Bottcher-...

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Athol Daily News

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

 

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