As part of Workers Credit Union's rebranding effort, employees turned in old credit union apparel to raise $2,717.50 for Workers Credit Union's Relay for Life Team, Judy Griffin (left), Donyce Fleck, Janea Wilson, Patty Wayrynen and Chere' Piermarini. Submitted photo
FITCHBURG — As part of Workers Credit Union’s rebranding effort, employees turned in old credit union apparel to raise over $5,400 for the American Cancer Society and Habitat for Humanity in Acton. “We are rebranding the credit union — to align...
Shown is the memorial on Mt. Tom in Holyoke, where a 1946 crash killed all 25 servicemen on board a B-17 "Flying Fortress." Submitted photo
HOLYOKE — The 70th anniversary of the B-17 crash on Mt. Tom is scheduled for Saturday, July 9. Transportation up to the memorial site will start at 8:30 a.m., with the program to begin at 10.  On July 9, 1946, a converted B-17 “Flying Fortress”...
The 40th anniversary of the Central Mass Steam, Gas & Machinery Yankee Enine-uity Show featured the annual tractor parade with over 40 tractors parading through the front portion of the Orange Airport this weekend. A video of the parade is available at http://atholdailynews.com/local-videos/2016-yankee-engine-show-tractor-parade.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — The 40th Yankee Engine-uity Show hosted by the Central Mass Steam, Gas & Machinery Association (CMSGMA) took place this Saturday and Sunday at the Orange Airport. Not the heat nor the sun could keep regulars and newcomers away from...
Chuck Stone Little League's Dilan Fountain connects for a solo home run during the fourth inning of Sunday's all-star baseball contest in Leominster. The Athol boys fell to Leominster National 15-1 in the pool play opener for both teams. CSLL hosts Winchendon on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Photo By Josh Talbot
LEOMINSTER — Leominster National was announced as the defending two-time District 3 champions prior to Sunday’s Major Baseball pool play opener with Chuck Stone Little League. After a 15-1 dismantling of the local boys, National looks like the...
A number area residents whose volunteer hours aid the Athol Council on Aging in providing programs and services to area seniors were commended for their efforts at the annual volunteer recognition dinner held at the Athol Senior Center on Friday.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — The Council on Aging on Friday held its annual volunteer recognition dinner at the senior center to commend those who assist the COA with providing programs and services to area seniors. “This is the time of year we can bring everyone...
North Orange Junior Grange members learn how to plant seedlings in the raised beds. They will continue to care for the plants by watering, weeding and harvesting.Photo by Jessica Gale-Tanner
NO. ORANGE — There is an old saying, “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.” The same can be said for agriculture and growing your own food. In the Grange, like the 4-H and FFA, it is believed that...
As part of Workers Credit Union's rebranding effort, employees turned in old credit union apparel to raise $2,717.50 for Workers Credit Union's Relay for Life Team, Judy Griffin (left), Donyce Fleck, Janea Wilson, Patty Wayrynen and Chere' Piermarini. Submitted photo
Shown is the memorial on Mt. Tom in Holyoke, where a 1946 crash killed all 25 servicemen on board a B-17 "Flying Fortress." Submitted photo
The 40th anniversary of the Central Mass Steam, Gas & Machinery Yankee Enine-uity Show featured the annual tractor parade with over 40 tractors parading through the front portion of the Orange Airport this weekend. A video of the parade is available at http://atholdailynews.com/local-videos/2016-yankee-engine-show-tractor-parade.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
Chuck Stone Little League's Dilan Fountain connects for a solo home run during the fourth inning of Sunday's all-star baseball contest in Leominster. The Athol boys fell to Leominster National 15-1 in the pool play opener for both teams. CSLL hosts Winchendon on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Photo By Josh Talbot
A number area residents whose volunteer hours aid the Athol Council on Aging in providing programs and services to area seniors were commended for their efforts at the annual volunteer recognition dinner held at the Athol Senior Center on Friday.Photo by Brian Gelinas
North Orange Junior Grange members learn how to plant seedlings in the raised beds. They will continue to care for the plants by watering, weeding and harvesting.Photo by Jessica Gale-Tanner
Shown are Denise Andrews, candidate for state representative, and Congressman Jim McGovern.Submitted photo
ORANGE — Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) will headline the kickoff event for Denise Andrews’ (D-Orange) campaign for the Second Franklin District state representative seat she previously held from 2011 to 2015. The summer barbecue event will be held, rain or shine, on Sunday, July 10, from 3 to...
On Monday a large bear was removed from a North Main Street location by Orange Police, Athol Police and the Massachusetts Environmental Police and re-released to an undisclosed rural location.Athol Police Department photo
ORANGE — On Monday a large, male bear was tranquilized on North Main Street and was later released in an undisclosed location.  A resident of North Main Street initially contacted the Orange Police Department after the bear was seen walking through back yards. Upon the arrival of OPD officers...
ATHOL — Overeaters Anonymous (OA) was founded in California in 1960 but until recently their closest local meeting was in Gardner. In fall of 2015 a woman going by the name of Tracy decided there should be a meeting in this area. Living in Pelham, her closest meeting was in Northampton. Having...
NORTHFIELD — A large number of parents and residents of Northfield, Warwick, Bernardston, and Leyden attended last Thursday’s school committee meeting at the Pioneer Valley Regional School, which serves the four towns from 7th grade up. Presentation of “Citizens’ Concerns” was first on the agenda...
ERVING — A special town meeting will be held Tuesday, June 28, at the senior center, at 1 Care Dr., at 7 p.m. for the purpose of allocating any remaining free cash from 2016 before the close of the fiscal year. Also on the 22-article warrant is a question as to whether or not the annual town...

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