ATHOL — Current and former faculty and staff, and former and current students and their parents took a walk down memory lane during the community open house held at Sanders Street School on Tuesday evening. The nearly 100-year-old schoolhouse,...
Mahar first baseman Liam Bashista looks in a grounder during Monday's baseball contest in Orange. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Hunter Richardson went the distance and the Mahar baseball team moved within one win of a postseason berth with a 3-0 victory over Pioneer Valley Regional School on Tuesday. The senior right-hander scattered seven hits while striking out...
A crowd of residents filled the lower level of the Petersham Town Hall Monday night for second public input meeting with planning firm Concord Square to help find new uses for the Nichewaug Inn.  Photo by Ashley Arseneau
PETERSHAM — Concord Square gave residents another chance to be involved in the process for selecting new feasible uses for the Nichewaug Inn property Monday night. In mid-April a first public meeting was held giving those in attendance the chance...
One hundred grade K-4 students and teachers at the Phillipston Elementary School took part in walking laps around their ball field to raise money for their school's student health program on Friday. Above, they pass home plate on the ball field. Students quickly walked as many laps as they could in just over a half hour with music playing to their delight before passing showers shortened the successful event.Photo by Keith Kent
PHILLIPSTON — Students at the Phillipston Elementary School walked laps around their ball field to not only stay healthy, but to raise funds through sponsorship for their school’s health program as some 100 students in grades K-4 quickly walked as...
Athol High School's Robbie Nelson lines a single to center field to start a two-run rally in the second inning. The rally gave the Raiders an early lead before the Wave came storming back for and 8-2 win Monday night.
Editor’s Note: ADN Sports Editor Josh Talbot is also the head varsity baseball coach at Athol High School. GREENFIELD — Some early wildness helped Greenfield baseball clinch a spot in the WMass Division III tournament with an 8-2 victory over...
Braden Dalbec, 6, of Fitchburg sits at the wheel of a vintage World War II-era Jeep during Massachusetts World War II Weekend at Orange Municipal Airport.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ORANGE — Thousands of attendees, both young and old, took a brief step back in time during Massachusetts World War II Weekend held at Orange Municipal Airport on Saturday and Sunday. Close to 200 re-enactors were on hand participating as German,...
Mahar first baseman Liam Bashista looks in a grounder during Monday's baseball contest in Orange. Photo By Mike Phillips
A crowd of residents filled the lower level of the Petersham Town Hall Monday night for second public input meeting with planning firm Concord Square to help find new uses for the Nichewaug Inn.  Photo by Ashley Arseneau
One hundred grade K-4 students and teachers at the Phillipston Elementary School took part in walking laps around their ball field to raise money for their school's student health program on Friday. Above, they pass home plate on the ball field. Students quickly walked as many laps as they could in just over a half hour with music playing to their delight before passing showers shortened the successful event.Photo by Keith Kent
Athol High School's Robbie Nelson lines a single to center field to start a two-run rally in the second inning. The rally gave the Raiders an early lead before the Wave came storming back for and 8-2 win Monday night.
Braden Dalbec, 6, of Fitchburg sits at the wheel of a vintage World War II-era Jeep during Massachusetts World War II Weekend at Orange Municipal Airport.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Current and former faculty and staff, and former and current students and their parents took a walk down memory lane during the community open house held at Sanders Street School on Tuesday evening. The nearly 100-year-old schoolhouse, along with Riverbend and Pleasant Street schools,...
The Phillipston Police Department has received a used Humvee to use as the town's police canine vehicle, replacing a standard sized police vehicle which was a Ford Crown Victoria. Photo by Keith Kent 
PHILLIPSTON — The selectmen voted Monday night to award the bid for preliminary work on the Queen Lake Dam to the lowest bidder, Lenart Consulting. Selectman Terry Dymek, who also served on the Queen Lake Dam Committee, noted four bids had been received. Lenart Consulting was chosen to get the...
ERVING — The selectmen began their meeting Monday night by reviewing the job description for the new administrative coordinator, Bryan Smith from Greenfield. Scott Bastarache wanted to streamline the transition process by asking what kind of training is available. Jake Smith and Bill Bembury...
NEW SALEM — The warrant articles likely to elicit the most discussion at town meeting will ask voters to consider approving a resolution on broadband service, and sanctioning the selectboard to negotiate a tax agreement for solar installation, according to Town Coordinator Nancy Aldrich. In...
A crowd of residents filled the lower level of the Petersham Town Hall Monday night for second public input meeting with planning firm Concord Square to help find new uses for the Nichewaug Inn.  Photo by Ashley Arseneau
PETERSHAM — Concord Square gave residents another chance to be involved in the process for selecting new feasible uses for the Nichewaug Inn property Monday night. In mid-April a first public meeting was held giving those in attendance the chance to tell Ted Carman, Concord Square president what...

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