Students, teachers, paraprofessionals, and specialists at the Phillipston Memorial Elementary School took part in Global School Play Day on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Designed to allow creative thinking by unstructured interaction, the event allowed children of various ages to lead the way while not only being observed by staff, but allowing the staff to participate with them. In its second year of use, GSPD has already picked up nearly 175,000 students across many school districts as an approved event for student
PHILLIPSTON — Students at the Phillipston Memorial Elementary School along with nearly 175,000 other students happily took part in Global School Play Day (GSPD) on Wednesday, Feb. 3, along with staff, teachers and professionals in a day of...
BOSTON — A plan by the state to make a Quabbin Reservoir island home to an endangered venomous snake has the backing of Gov. Charlie Baker. The Republican governor said this past Monday he supports the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife’s plan...
Mahar's Jordan Martin (15) dribbles past Pioneer defender Amelia Smiaroski (4) during Thursday's basketball contest in Orange. The Lady Senators defeated the Panthers 68-51. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — A dominant third quarter helped the Mahar girls’ basketball team secure a 68-51 victory over Pioneer, Thursday night. The Senators started strong in building a 23-15 first quarter lead, but failed to build on it during the second quarter...
Firefighters in cold-water suitsduring the rescue operation on the ice at Eagleville Pond off of King Road in Athol on Thursday afternoon. Two adult males had gone onto the ice on an ATV and had fallen through. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — Emergency personnel responded to Eagleville Pond off of King Road on Thursday to rescue two male subjects reported to be in their 20s who had fallen through thin ice. At 3:45 p.m., the Athol Fire Department received a call in which it was...
Police, fire and National Grid personnel responded to a utility pole fire at Exchange Street in Athol in the area of the American Legion Home at approximately 7 a.m. today in which a wire was arcing significantly. The incident resulted in a temporary closure of a section of Exchange Street from Pequoig Avenue to the Exchange Street bridge.  Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Police, fire and National Grid personnel responded to a utility pole fire at Exchange Street in the area of the American Legion Home at approximately 7 a.m. today in which a wire was arcing significantly. The incident resulted in a...
The senior gift from the class of 2016 at Mahar is a new projection screen for the media center. It was put to use at Tuesday night's school committee meeting. Director of Technology Gary Bunker gave a presentation on the current status of the technology department. Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — The Mahar School Committee received a special presentation on the school’s technology department during their Tuesday night meeting. Director of Technology Gary Bunker said that the school was chosen as a finalist for a Digital Connections...
Students, teachers, paraprofessionals, and specialists at the Phillipston Memorial Elementary School took part in Global School Play Day on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Designed to allow creative thinking by unstructured interaction, the event allowed children of various ages to lead the way while not only being observed by staff, but allowing the staff to participate with them. In its second year of use, GSPD has already picked up nearly 175,000 students across many school districts as an approved event for student
Mahar's Jordan Martin (15) dribbles past Pioneer defender Amelia Smiaroski (4) during Thursday's basketball contest in Orange. The Lady Senators defeated the Panthers 68-51. Photo By Mike Phillips
Firefighters in cold-water suitsduring the rescue operation on the ice at Eagleville Pond off of King Road in Athol on Thursday afternoon. Two adult males had gone onto the ice on an ATV and had fallen through. Photo by Mike Phillips
Police, fire and National Grid personnel responded to a utility pole fire at Exchange Street in Athol in the area of the American Legion Home at approximately 7 a.m. today in which a wire was arcing significantly. The incident resulted in a temporary closure of a section of Exchange Street from Pequoig Avenue to the Exchange Street bridge.  Photo by Brian Gelinas
The senior gift from the class of 2016 at Mahar is a new projection screen for the media center. It was put to use at Tuesday night's school committee meeting. Director of Technology Gary Bunker gave a presentation on the current status of the technology department. Photo by Ashley Arseneau
Students, teachers, paraprofessionals, and specialists at the Phillipston Memorial Elementary School took part in Global School Play Day on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Designed to allow creative thinking by unstructured interaction, the event allowed children of various ages to lead the way while not only being observed by staff, but allowing the staff to participate with them. In its second year of use, GSPD has already picked up nearly 175,000 students across many school districts as an approved event for student
PHILLIPSTON — Students at the Phillipston Memorial Elementary School along with nearly 175,000 other students happily took part in Global School Play Day (GSPD) on Wednesday, Feb. 3, along with staff, teachers and professionals in a day of unstructured play for developmental progress. GSPD is...
ORANGE — Orange Elementary School students achieved moderate gains in their science scores, math results remained largely unchanged, and proficiency in reading declined as the district’s cumulative rating fell three points from last year. The results, shared Wednesday with the school committee,...
BOSTON — A plan by the state to make a Quabbin Reservoir island home to an endangered venomous snake has the backing of Gov. Charlie Baker. The Republican governor said this past Monday he supports the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife’s plan to use the unpopulated island as a colony to help...
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday approved the finalized fiscal year 2016 Community Development Block Grant application prepared by grant consultant Linda Overing. A total of $597,211 is being sought for the following: • Grove Street (Phase II) and Main Street Extension reconstruction project...
ATHOL — In his weekly report to the selectboard on Tuesday, Town Manager Shaun Suhoski advised the town will receive a $45,683.30 federal disaster reimbursement for the costs incurred during the snowstorm that befell the area on Jan. 28 and 29 last year. Commenting on the reimbursement, he said...

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