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Mahar homecoming weekend Oct. 15-17 - Athol Daily News
ORANGE - Homecoming weekend at Mahar Regional School will take place Oct. 15 through 17. The first event of the weekend will be a program held in the Kermit Cook Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m., at which the queen and king candidates will be ...
Superintendent to generate survey for parents of Orange choice-out students - Athol Daily News
ORANGE - The Orange Elementary School Committee on Wednesday learned of initial progress made toward fulfilling newly installed objectives, and of broader developments with implications for school stakeholders. School Superintendent Tari Thomas said as of ...
Town supports use of Collins Center for hiring of administrative coordinator - Athol Daily News
ERVING - The most contentious article on the warrant for a special town meeting held Tuesday night at the town hall was one involving the transfer of $15,000 from the International Paper Mill Security/Safety/Maintenance line item to fund the Edward J.
Celebration of broadband internet rollout planned - Athol Daily News
ROYALSTON - At a meeting Monday night at the town hall, the broadband committee discussed elements regarding a planned celebration for the rollout of broadband internet in South Royalston village. Board members identified who they wished to attend and if ...
Athol man arraigned on charge - Athol Daily News
ORANGE - A former teacher and Athol resident was arrested and subsequently arraigned late last month following allegations of rape by a former student and girlfriend. According to court documents, Jack Kim, 52, of 69 Pinedale Rd., Athol, was arrested at ...
Blood donation opportunities - Athol Daily News
AREA - During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others needing blood products. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second ...
Orange police officers to cover Athol Oct. 17 - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - Police Chief Timothy Anderson advised the selectboard Tuesday that a number of his officers are planning on taking the civil service exam on Oct. 17 in order to be considered for the three vacant sergeant positions. "We should get a good pool ...
Gardner man arrested in Athol home invasion - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - A Gardner man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an alleged home invasion that occurred at an Athol residence on Sunday. Eric Abdow, 30, and reported as being homeless, was taken into custody by members of the Massachusetts State Police ...
Man dies in fire at Athol housing complex - Athol Daily News
ATHOL - A late evening fire on Saturday in a single-living unit at the Morton Meadows Housing Complex resulted in the death of Albert Clements, 69, of Athol, and displaced several other residents at the six-unit complex. At 10:32 p.m., the Athol Fire ...
MacKinnon services - Athol Daily News
Calling hours for Anna Eileen (Currie) MacKinnon, 87, formerly of Turners Falls, who passed away on Oct. 3, 2015, will be held tonight, Oct. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Kostanski Funeral Home, 1 Kostanski Sq., Turners Falls. Funeral services will be held ...
US hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened - Athol Daily News
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought - a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving. The economy added just 142,000 jobs last month ...
Participants and spectators say all is cool at Tech School's 'Cool Rides' - Athol Daily News
TURNERS FALLS - Bob Mayer of Athol remembers the first time he drove his gleaming cranberry colored 1967 Pontiac Catalina when the car wasn't even his yet. Mayer went with a friend 15 years ago to buy the car in upstate New York. He said his friend was ...
Opioid Crisis Senator Gobi: 'It's absolutely critical that doctors are on board with this' - Athol Daily News
GREENFIELD - State Senator Anne Gobi (D-Spencer) on Friday offered comments on the opioid abuse crisis and the forum being hosted by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region on Monday, Oct. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the ...
93rd annual St. Mary's Parish fair October 10 - Athol Daily News
ORANGE - St. Mary's Parish will hold its 93rd annual Parish Fair on Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Parish Center on West Myrtle and Cheney streets, with doors opening at 9 a.m. The fair features a cash/scratch ticket raffle, a center table with over 50 prizes ...
Keene resident arrested for false report - Athol Daily News
KEENE, N.H. - Nakia MaCauley, 18, of South Lincoln St., Keene, N.H., was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 29, on a warrant issued the same day by the 8th Circuit Keene Court. On Sept. 9, Keene police were called to the emergency room of Cheshire Hospital for a ...