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BOSTON — With above average precipitation at the end of March, all of April and the beginning of this month, drought conditions across all regions of the Commonwealth have returned to normal, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton announced Thursday. The declarations...
ORANGE — The Athol Daily News is working to confirm whether Orange school officials have “banned” members of the Military History Expo group from offering presentations to students this year. The group’s Military History Expo weekend is set for May 20 and 21 on the grounds of the Orange...
ATHOL — Three finalists to succeed Dr. Steven Meyer as superintendent of the Athol-Royalston Regional School District will be officially announced at the Wednesday, May 17, meeting of the school committee, and then introduced one week later, on Wednesday, May 24.  Deborah Kuzmeskas, school board...
PETERSHAM — The Broadband Municipal Light Plant Board announced Thursday that they have received 239 of the necessary 270 customers needed to begin pole survey work that will start the process of Matrix Designs building a broadband internet network in town.  The BMLPB is attempting to get all of...
Athol K-9 officer Craig Deveneau introduced for the first time the town's new police canine, "Gronk," outside of the police station on Thursday.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — The Athol Police Department’s new canine was introduced for the first time on Thursday, and he has a familiar name. “Just like one of New England’s favorite professional athletes, the Athol Police Department’s newest recruit has plenty of speed and agility,” said Police Chief Russell...
WARWICK — Town coordinator David Young informed the selectboard Monday that he and town treasurer Beth Gilgun would like to tackle the project of re-organizing the file storage in the town hall sub-basement.  Many of the paper documents that are kept in boxes were badly damaged by floods, Young...
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) on Wednesday released its first quarterly opioid report of 2017, which showed an increase in opioid-related overdose deaths attributed to fentanyl and declines in the presence of heroin and prescription opioids in opioid-related deaths...
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) on Wednesday released its first quarterly opioid report of 2017, which showed an increase in opioid-related overdose deaths attributed to fentanyl and declines in the presence of heroin and prescription opioids in opioid-related deaths...
On Friday, May 12, from 7 to 9 p.m., The Terryrifics will perform on the big bandstand at Butterfield Park, 83 East River St., to continue Friendly Town Live. Band members are, left to right -- Chris "The Coconut Captain" Coombs, Terry Parker and Terry Parker.Submitted photo
ORANGE — On Friday, May 12, from 7 to 9 p.m., The Terryrifics will perform on the bandstand at Butterfield Park, 83 East River St., to continue Friendly Town Live, the free all-ages concert series. If rain is in the forecast, the concert will be held in the Orange Town Hall at 6 Prospect St. The...
ATHOL — The Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee on Tuesday began its review of the 38-article warrant for the annual town meeting to be held Monday, June 12, beginning at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The selectboard last week approved the warrant. Several funding articles are recommended for...

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