Pamela and Pennie Smith, longtime educators and flower enthusiasts, were awarded the Town of Orange's annual Shirley Page Community Pride Award by the selectboard Wednesday night at the town hall. The award is given each year to someone, or someones, in recognition for making Orange a better place to live. Left to right -- town administrator Diana Schindler, selectmen Richard Sheridan and Wally Herk, Pamela Smith, Pennie Smith, and selectboard chair Kathy Reinig.  Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — Each year the selectboard awards someone (or someones) who works to make Orange a better place to live. This year’s Shirley Page Community Pride Award was granted to Pamela and Pennie Smith.  Longtime educators at the Ralph C. Mahar...
Chuck Stone Little League's Keegan Lutz (without helmet) is congratulated by teammamtes following his two-run home run in the first inning of Tuesday night's all-star contest in Athol. The CSLL stars defeated Winchendon 13-9 to improve to 1-1 in pool play. Quabbin visits Athol on Thursday with the winner advancing to bracket play. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — The Chuck Stone Little League Major Baseball stars stayed alive with a 13-9 victory over Winchendon, Tuesday night. The Chuck Stone boys improved to 1-1 in pool play. Athol can advance to bracket play with a victory over Quabbin on...
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...
Pamela and Pennie Smith, longtime educators and flower enthusiasts, were awarded the Town of Orange's annual Shirley Page Community Pride Award by the selectboard Wednesday night at the town hall. The award is given each year to someone, or someones, in recognition for making Orange a better place to live. Left to right -- town administrator Diana Schindler, selectmen Richard Sheridan and Wally Herk, Pamela Smith, Pennie Smith, and selectboard chair Kathy Reinig.  Photo by Jared Robinson
Chuck Stone Little League's Keegan Lutz (without helmet) is congratulated by teammamtes following his two-run home run in the first inning of Tuesday night's all-star contest in Athol. The CSLL stars defeated Winchendon 13-9 to improve to 1-1 in pool play. Quabbin visits Athol on Thursday with the winner advancing to bracket play. Photo By Josh Talbot
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
ERVING — The special town meeting convened at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Erving Senior/Community Center after someone from the town hall was able to check in registered voters. Approximately 30 were in attendance with 17 needed for a quorum. Voters unanimously passed 19 of the 22 articles.   The...
ATHOL — The Board of Health on Tuesday rejected a request by Athol Farmers Market manager Ranee LaPointe to waive the $15 residential kitchen inspection fee for those market vendors who sell processed food items prepared in their own kitchens. LaPointe argued the fee is impeding her effort to...
PHILLIPSTON — Selectmen Tom Brouillet and John Telepciak met with 10 people present on Monday evening. The board reappointed, effective July 1, all town positions, with the exception of a part time highway employee and the wiring inspector. Town Moderator Tim Haley appointed Reg Haughton,...
Pamela and Pennie Smith, longtime educators and flower enthusiasts, were awarded the Town of Orange's annual Shirley Page Community Pride Award by the selectboard Wednesday night at the town hall. The award is given each year to someone, or someones, in recognition for making Orange a better place to live. Left to right -- town administrator Diana Schindler, selectmen Richard Sheridan and Wally Herk, Pamela Smith, Pennie Smith, and selectboard chair Kathy Reinig.  Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — Each year the selectboard awards someone (or someones) who works to make Orange a better place to live. This year’s Shirley Page Community Pride Award was granted to Pamela and Pennie Smith.  Longtime educators at the Ralph C. Mahar Regional School, many in town also know the Smiths for...
PETERSHAM — The annual Fourth of July Parade will be conducted in Petersham on Monday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m.  The Marine Corps League invites active duty military, reserve military and veterans to participate as a marching unit behind the color guard. Muster is from 9:30 to 9:45 in front...

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