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BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ votes on roll calls from the week of Jan. 11-15. There were no roll calls in the Senate last week. OPIOID ABUSE PREVENTION (H 3944) — TheHouse 149-0, approved a bill aimed at reducing the opioid abuse crisis in the Bay State. The...
ATHOL — Town Clerk Nancy Burnham on Wednesday said several incumbents have signed the blanket nomination paper and will run for re-election in the April 4 annual town election. They are: • Stephen Raymond — Selectboard, three years. • Amber Parker — Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee,...
ATHOL — Town Manager Shaun Suhoski on Thursday announced he has prepared for potential investors a report on the town’s continuing economic resurgence. The report is also included in an upcoming general obligation bond issuance. “The information summarizes over $100 million in public and...
ATHOL — The North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, in conjunction with the town of Athol, town manager’s office, is conducting a survey to assist with locating a modern hotel with function space at the new North Quabbin Commons business park on Templeton Road. The survey can be...
Brandon Felix and Nicole Lyskawa, of Erving, hold newborn Zander Elen Felix, who was declared the winner of the Athol Daily News' annual First Baby contest. Zander was born Jan. 8, at 10:03 p.m., at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield. Baby Zander will receive numerous prizes donated by local businesses and other sponsors (see pages 10 & 11 in today's edition).Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — The winner of the Athol Daily News’ annual first baby contest, Zander Elen Felix, visited the ADN offices on Thursday with his parents, Brandon Felix and Nicole Lyskawa of Erving. Zander was born on Jan. 8, at 10:03 p.m., at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield. The newborn’s...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration on Wednesday announced $320,464 in grants for 13 wildlife habitat improvement projects in 12 Massachusetts communities from the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW). Athol will receive $24,610 in grant funds. The town...
GARDNER — Heywood Healthcare has announced the opening of the Heywood Urgent Care Center in Gardner today, Friday, Jan. 15.  Heywood Healthcare is committed to providing high-quality, convenient and affordable medical treatment to the North Central and North Quabbin communities. The new center...
AREA — Vowing not to endanger their residents’ health — and especially that of children — three pipeline coalitions, representing municipal officials in 40 Massachusetts and New Hampshire towns, sounded the alarm Thursday about the known effects natural gas pipeline compressor stations have on...
BOSTON – Athol-area eighth-graders will join Gov. Charlie Baker and fellow student leaders from across the Commonwealth for a Project 351 day of celebration and service in Boston on Saturday, Jan. 16. Annually convened by the Governor of Massachusetts and hosted by John Hancock, Carob Tree Fund...
ATHOL — The Conservation Commission on Tuesday discussed with Town Manager Shaun Suhoski the future oversight of town conservation lands and the need to properly fund the position of constable in fiscal year 2017. Current constable Elwin Bacon is retiring at the end of June. He has overseen the...

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