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ATHOL — The Edward H. Phillips American Legion Post 102 has selected four Athol-Royalston Regional High School juniors as delegates to the American Legion Boys State to be held at Stonehill College in North Easton, from June 17 to June 23. Those who were selected to attend are James Laford,...
WENDELL — What do Wendell folk want more — an illuminated star-studded American flag at night, or truly black star-studded night sky?  On Wednesday about 25 town residents crowded into the selectboard meeting room to say how they feel. Resident Harry Williston had protested the board’s decision...
ATHOL — Police on Thursday night received several calls from persons reporting hearing a loud explosion from various points around town. The first 911 call was received at 9:25 from a party reporting the explosion and saying it might possibly have been a transformer. Multiple other 911 calls...
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration on Wednesday awarded the town of Erving with $142,905 in Green Communities designation grant funding, which will be used to fund clean energy projects.  Earlier this year, 30 Massachusetts cities and towns were designated by the Department of Energy...
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Board on Wednesday voted to suspend a controversial plan to establish a colony of endangered timber rattlesnakes on Mt. Zion Island at the Quabbin Reservoir. The plan, developed with no public input and first brought to light early...
ORANGE — The bond between horse and trainer will be tested this weekend when Crimson Acres barn manager Philip Whitmore and 9-year-old Artie execute a performance of precision tricks in front of a national audience in Wisconsin.  Slated to participate as one of five Open Division finalists in...
ROYALSTON — The selectboard voted Wednesday evening to hire Lori Bolasevich as the interim accountant for the remainder of fiscal year fiscal year 2017 and FY18. She will complete the reconciliation of the town’s books. Mark Bolasevich, her husband, will assist her for no additional fee. Linda...
 Athol Savings Bank has pledged $75,000 over the next five years to the Heywood Healthcare "Fulfilling Our Promise" Capital Campaign, supporting the construction of a new emergency department and outpatient medical office building at Athol Hospital. Front row, left to right -- Debra Vescovi, senior vice president of ASB; and Dawn Casavant, Heywood vice president of external affairs and chief philanthropy officer. Back -- Daniel Zona, president of ASB; and Win Brown, president and CEO of Heywood. Submitted p
GARDNER — Athol Savings Bank has pledged $75,000 over the next five years to the Heywood Healthcare “Fulfilling Our Promise” Capital Campaign, a community-responsive, multi-pronged fundraising initiative, designed to ensure that the healthcare needs of the community will be met now and in the...
ATHOL — Athol Hospital will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its emergency department and medical office building, as well as kick off its Fulfilling Our Promise Campaign, on Wednesday, April 26, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., on the hospital’s front lawn. This major capital project will accommodate...
 A multi-story apartment building at 275 Hapgood St. in Athol is a total loss after a fire broke out just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday.  Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ATHOL — A multi-story apartment house at 275 Hapgood St. is a total loss following an afternoon blaze that destroyed the building and left several people homeless. Firefighters from Orange, Petersham, Phillipston, Templeton and Gardner responded to provide mutual aid to the Athol Fire Department...

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