Subdivision site in Athol to be examined for historical significance

07-19-2024 2:51 PM

ATHOL – The first installment of a public hearing for a proposed eight-lot subdivision off of Pleasant Street and Victoria Avenue was held during Wednesday’s meeting of the Board of Planning and Community Development.Chris Stoddard of Stoddard...

Global tech software outage zaps local courts, hospital

07-19-2024 4:53 PM

Canceled non-urgent surgeries, procedures and medical visits at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, postponed cases in the Massachusetts court system and delayed in-person services at Registry of Motor Vehicles locations are among impacts area...


Bulletin Board: Don Maynard Memorial Race set for Sept. 21
07-19-2024 8:32 PM

The 30th annual Don Maynard Memorial Race is scheduled for Sept. 21 at 9:30 a.m at the Greenfield Municipal Swimming Area. The options are to run the 5 mile road race or the 3 mile walk. T-shirts will be given to the first 50 people who register....


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The World Keeps Turning: Is this America? Sadly, it is
07-19-2024 1:21 PM

It seemed the voracious broadcast media fanned out almost before the vivid red blood streaming down Donald Trump’s face had a chance to be cleaned in an ambulance. They wanted reactions from eyewitnesses, and asked the usual inane questions.Most...

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Athol Police Logs: June 23 to July 4, 2024
07-09-2024 1:44 PM

Athol Police Logs June 23 – July 4 Sunday, June 23 9:04 p.m. - Party from Main Street reporting they looked at camera footage they have from Friday into Saturday (6/21-6/22) and they saw their basement was broken into twice.Monday, June 24 7:59 a.m....


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Obit photo for Charles A. Ponusky Charles A. Ponusky

Athol, MA - Charles Anthony Ponusky, fondly known as Chuck or Charlie, began his earthly journey on the 12th of January, 1946, in Winchendon, Massachusetts. Charles was a charismatic figure who filled every room with laughter and always... remainder of obit for Charles A. Ponusky

Obit photo for Marjorie T. Posk Marjorie T. Posk

Marjorie T. (Parks) Posk ATHOL, MA - Marjorie T. (Parks) Posk "Midge" (92) formally of 72 J.Street Athol Ma passed away peacefully on July 11th at the Alliance Health Care Nursing Home in Baldwinsville. Marjorie was born in Athol, on Ja... remainder of obit for Marjorie T. Posk

Obit photo for David W. King David W. King

Athol, MA - David William King, known to all as David, was a man whose life was a testament to the qualities of generosity, love, loyalty, and humility. Born on June 30, 1947, in Gardner, MA, he passed away three days shy of his 77th Bi... remainder of obit for David W. King

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Athol, MA - Janet E. Thomas passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at her daughter's house 2659 Old Keene Road in which she lived. Born December 26, 1941, to the late George and Margaret (Armitage) Belden. Janet enjoyed her Nascar and t... remainder of obit for Janet E. Thomas


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