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The Athens municipal building clerk’s office and police department have been closed until further notice.

To contact the police department for non-emergency issues, call 715-257-7611. To contact the clerk’s office, call 715-257-9170, or e-mail to athensclerk@ villageofathens. com.

Absentee voting

In person absentee voting in the Village of Athens will be done by appointment only. Call or e-mail to set up a time. You can also request a ballot by mail. For more information, check the village’s Facebook page.

St. Anthony’s

The St. Anthony’s Catholic Church has cancelled all of its masses as of March 20 until further notice. This also includes masses held at St. Thomas Catholic Church.

Trash pick-up

In response to the COVID - 19 pandemic, effective immediately, Advanced Disposal will not collect any trash/refuse or recycling that is not properly placed in a container.

All trash/refuse must be bagged and placed in containers that do not exceed 32 gallons or weigh more than 50 pounds.

Recycling must be placed loose in a container or receptacle clearly labeled “recycling.”

All bulky item pick-up/collection is suspended until further notice.

Blood drive move

The Medford community blood drive hosted by the Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin has been relocated to the Medford High School cafeteria at 1015 W. Broadway Ave., Medford, WI 54451 to accommodate social distancing and safety guidelines around COVID-19. The blood drive has also been extended into a twoday event to allow proper spacing between appointments.

The two-day event is scheduled to run from Wednesday, April, 1 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. and again on Thursday, April 2, from 1:30-5:30 p.m.

For information, contact Ashley Bohman at 715-650-0081, or e-mail at ashley.bohman@