Local

In this photo from the 1970s, Dan and Nina Keller move hay on their Wendell farm, 48 acres of which have now been permanently protected. Photo from Special Collections and University Archives at UMass-Amherst
WENDELL — Farmers Dan and Nina Keller have permanently protected 48 acres of their farm in the Mormon Hollow section of Wendell. Protecting the land is the newest chapter in the history of a farm that had been all but abandoned in 1969 when Dan Keller and several friends — recent graduates from...
WARWICK — The selectboard will meet Monday, July 17, at 6 p.m., in the town hall, with the following agenda: Minutes. Mass. General Laws, Chap. 268, Sec. 20 exemptions or ethics disclosures — Report from the town clerk. Update on the Community Compact grant application. Brief update on the...
ORANGE — The Orange Merchants Group is looking for vendors for their “Third Thursday Summer Street Fair” to be held on July 20 in downtown Orange. The event runs from 5 to 8 p.m., weather permitting. Businesses, crafters, artists, musicians, and non-profits are encouraged to set up a table at no...
ORANGE — The Town of Orange Ad Hoc Energy Committee has announced that after the third full year of operation, the agreement to purchase solar electric power from the Warren “C” facility has once again met its expectations, saving the town budget more than $101,000 in electricity costs. The town...
ORANGE — In the July 11 police log published on July 12, it was incorrectly stated that the friend of an intoxicated person who needed to go to detox would be providing transport to Franklin County Technical School. The location referenced should have been Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield.
NEW SALEM — The following events are scheduled at the New Salem Public Library, at 23 South Main St.: • Tuesday, July 18, 1 to 7 p.m. — Coloring for children and adults, with all materials provided. This program will continue on every Tuesday in July through Aug. 29. • Thursday, July 20, 1 to...
Mount Wachusett Community College student Julia Van Houten is pictured with one of her drawings at the opening of a juried art show at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck in Gloucester. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College student Julia Van Houten is currently displaying three of her drawings in a juried show featuring 11 artists at the Rocky Neck Art Colony in Gloucester. The selective art show is a first for the 19-year-old Van Houten, who is from Jaffrey, N.H. She had...
MONTAGUE — The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) closed its review of the Berkshire Gas Company’s Five-Year Forecast and Supply Plan on Friday, July 7, without requiring the company to end its moratorium on new and expanded natural-gas service throughout the Pioneer Valley.  In...
LEOMINSTER — The dangerousness hearing for a man charged in the death of a 42-year-old woman in a home at 69 Walnut St., Leominster has been moved to Wednesday, July 19, in Leominster District Court. The hearing had been set for Monday, July 17. James P. Vaillancort, 49, of 69 Walnut St., charged...
After several months in the Ready4Work program, Floyd LaFountain landed a job as a mechanic's apprentice at an auto service center in Brandon, Fla.Photo by James Borchuck/Tampa Bay Times
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second part of a two-part article that is being reprinted with permission from the Tampa Bay Times. Part one appeared in the Friday, July 14 edition. ——— TAMPA — In his dreams, he’s still there. He hears the sounds, the cacophony of human voices, the spine-rattling...

Pages

Athol Daily News

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

 

Comment Here