A black bear spotted in Athol. (WBZ-TV)

Black Bear Spotted On Athol Back Porch

An Athol homeowner spotted a black bear strolling across his back porch on Wednesday night.


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1 Dead In Early Morning Athol Fire

One person died in an early morning fire in Athol on Thursday.


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Athol Man Dies After Kayak Capsizes In New Hampshire Lake

Police say a call came in after noon Saturday that a kayak had capsized near the public boat launch on the lake near Piermont, N.H.


Retired State Police Sgt. Sean Murphy. (WBZ-TV photo)

Retired Trooper Who Leaked Photos Of Boston Bombing Suspect Has No Regrets

Sean Murphy was a tactical photographer and was on the ground the April night Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured in a boat in a backyard in Watertown.



State Trooper In Marathon Photo Flap Welcomed To Athol

The Massachusetts state trooper who leaked arrest photos of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is back on patrol.


This snake was removed from a car in Athol on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. (Credit: Ben Parker/WBZ NewsRadio)

Boa Constrictor Found In Athol Car

Athol Police received an unusual call Wednesday night: a large snake coiled inside the driver-side dash of a car in town.


Fire destroys mill in Athol. (Viewer photo)

Massive Fire Destroys Mill In Athol

A fire has destroyed a mill on Canal Street in Athol.