In this week's Westmeath Independent

Here's a quick look at what's inside this week's Westmeath Independent:

Athlone bus service goes electric in historic public transport change

Council removed 30 tents in Athlone area last year as housing crisis continues

Local army recruits celebrate 'passing out' in Custume Barracks

Work starts on new gas-fired power station in Athlone

Midlands senator left ‘shocked and upset’ after vile threats

Taoiseach’s intervention sought over continuing Portiuncula bed crisis

Man dies in Ballinasloe traffic accident

Sinn Féin cumann in Athlone commemorates Civil War execution of Thomas Hughes

Feature interview with Ireland rugby ace Robbie Henshaw

Moate CS girls claim Leinster title with thrilling win

Westmeath and Roscommon footballers set to begin league campaigns

Buccaneers knocked off top spot after defeat to Banbridge

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