The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Heywood Hospital, whose staff is pictured, has been awarded the Center of Distinction Award by Healogics Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Heywood Hospital physicians, leaders and clinicians will gather later this spring to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award, which was given to the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Heywood Hospital by Healogics Inc.,...
Mahar's Hannah Britt beats out a throw from a hit to third base to first during a softball game against Greenfield on Thursday. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Mahar softball team was shut out at home by Greenfield 14-0 on Thursday. With a few key starters still out of the line-up, Mahar ran into possibly the best team in the league. Olivia Joy from Greenfield was the winning pitcher,...
 Members of the Athol-Royalston Middle School softball team are front, left to right -- Kendall Deleo, Christa Cucchi, Riley Polana, Kayleigh LeBlanc, Lindsey Leblanc, Emma Bacigalupo. Second row -- Sammy Keniff, Kennedy Valincourt, Rozlyn Nelson, Sadey Lehtomaki, Lexi Forte, Kristina Sigurdsson, Isabelle Spooner, Maddy Keniff. Back -- Assistant Coach Steve LeBlanc, Head Coach Bruce Hazen, scorekeeper Nancy Hazen. Submitted photo
ATHOL — The Athol-Royalston Middle School softball team dominated Mohawk 26-4 at home on Thursday. The 25-hit attack was led by Riley Polana with four hits, including a double; and Emma Bacigalupo and Sadey Lehtomaki with three hits each,...
Athol High School's Jared Cormier at-bat during Wednesday's game against Greenfield. Photo by Mike Phillips
GREENFIELD — The Athol High School varsity baseball team was no match for the elements of Greenfield High School in a 7-0 loss on Wednesday. The Red Raiders committed six errors and couldn’t solve right-hander Tyler Townsley on the afternoon....
 Mahar's Megan Rich winds up for a pitch during Tuesday's away softball game against Hopkins. The Lady Senators walked away with a 13-6 victory. Photo by Deb Duguay
ORANGE — The Mahar softball team played an away game against Hopkins Academy and came away with 13-6 victory on Tuesday afternoon. With a couple key starters away on family vacations during school vacation week, Mahar was relegated to starting...
This photo from 1952 shows what was once Cheney Pond in Athol before it was drained to make way for the Sanders Street School playground. Photo courtesy of Richard J. Chaisson
1992 The second annual Community Reading Day for the Athol-Royalston elementary school children was held recently with 62 volunteers reading to 1,337 children in kindergarten through grade 6. Many of the readers shared interesting items with the...
 The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Heywood Hospital, whose staff is pictured, has been awarded the Center of Distinction Award by Healogics Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Submitted photo
Mahar's Hannah Britt beats out a throw from a hit to third base to first during a softball game against Greenfield on Thursday. Photo by Mike Phillips
 Members of the Athol-Royalston Middle School softball team are front, left to right -- Kendall Deleo, Christa Cucchi, Riley Polana, Kayleigh LeBlanc, Lindsey Leblanc, Emma Bacigalupo. Second row -- Sammy Keniff, Kennedy Valincourt, Rozlyn Nelson, Sadey Lehtomaki, Lexi Forte, Kristina Sigurdsson, Isabelle Spooner, Maddy Keniff. Back -- Assistant Coach Steve LeBlanc, Head Coach Bruce Hazen, scorekeeper Nancy Hazen. Submitted photo
Athol High School's Jared Cormier at-bat during Wednesday's game against Greenfield. Photo by Mike Phillips
 Mahar's Megan Rich winds up for a pitch during Tuesday's away softball game against Hopkins. The Lady Senators walked away with a 13-6 victory. Photo by Deb Duguay
This photo from 1952 shows what was once Cheney Pond in Athol before it was drained to make way for the Sanders Street School playground. Photo courtesy of Richard J. Chaisson
WENDELL — After the debate over flying a lit up American flag at night on the common, the selectboard last Wednesday turned to an update on future uses for 97 Wendell Depot Rd., which Treasurer Carolyn Manley said the town now owns, having taken it for delinquent taxes. She said that several uses...
ORANGE — On Friday, May 5, from 7 to 9 p.m., “Boston Piano Kid” Bradley James will perform at Butterfield Park, 83 East River St., to kick off the fourth year of Friendly Town Live, the free all-ages concert series. If rain is in the forecast, the concert will be held in the Orange Town Hall at 6...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes and discussions in the House and Senate each week. OFFICIAL COUNTY SONG (H 1717) — “14 Counties of Massachusetts” as the state’s official county song. The song was written by Darci Hamman and her third-grade class at Our Lady’s Academy, a private...
ORANGE — The selectboard met with Public Works Superintendent Josh Knechtel to discuss his job description, work hours, location and other public works-related topics Wednesday night.  At a recent special town meeting residents voted to rescind a 2013 town meeting vote ordering the town to...
ATHOL — Town Manager Shaun Suhoski updated the selectboard Tuesday on a recent meeting he, Department of Public Works Superintendent Doug Walsh and the owners and development team of the L.P. Athol complex had with a representative of the state’s MassWorks Infrastructure Program regarding the...

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