The Reprobate Blues Band will perform Friday at Butterfield Park in Orange. Members are, left to right -- Bob Pierce, Charlie Scott, Tom Goodwin, Janet Henderson, Bo Henderson, Jim Bennett. Submitted photo
ORANGE — The Reprobate Blues Band will kick off the third year of Friendly Town Live, the free, all-ages concert series, on Friday, May 6, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Butterfield Park, 83 East River St. If rain is in the forecast, the concert moves to the...
Athol High School's Gage Wood dives into home plate to score a run during Tuesday's baseball contest in Athol as Pioneer pitcher Kyle Hubbard covers. Wood smacked two hits and scored a run, but it wasn't enough in Athol's 5-3 loss to the Panthers. Photo By Katie Richard
ATHOL — The Athol High School baseball team continued its struggles in a 5-3 loss to Pioneer on Tuesday. The Raiders (1-7) found themselves in a 5-1 hole in the bottom of the seventh, but were able to put the tying run on base before falling...
 Warwick resident Adam Holloway speaks to a petition article which he submitted along with the signatures of 12 other residents at Warwick’s annual town meeting Monday night at the town hall. The petition article was passed over. Photo by Jared Robinson
WARWICK — A controversial article submitted by citizen petition was passed over at the annual town meeting Monday night. At a meeting on Aug. 3, 2015, when the selectboard was still debating the possibility of a ban of firearms at the town hall to...
Marcela Maldonado, Stewardship Program Manager at Mount Grace, fills buckets while Dexter Park School students wait to scoop water into their cups.Photo by Cameron Woodcock
ORANGE — Dexter Park School students have breathed new life into a seldom-used courtyard that will now function as a communal garden for all four grades.  Friday marked the culmination of Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust’s “Extravagarden”...
 Mahar’s Sam Paul drops down a bunt during Friday’s baseball contest in Orange. Photo By Mike Phillips
Editor’s Note: Athol Daily News Sports Editor Josh Talbot is also the head varsity baseball coach at Athol High School. ORANGE — The Athol High School baseball team committed seven errors and Mahar took full advantage in a 6-2 victory on Friday...
Mahar's Kacy Ninteau slides across home plate to score a run in the third inning as Athol's Brej Geise dives in an effort to make a tag during Thursday's softball contest in Orange. The Senators defeated the rival Raiders for the first time since 2009, 6-4. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Mahar softball team defeated rival Athol High School 6-4 on Thursday. It was the first time Mahar has won against the rival Raiders since 2009. “We finally beat them,” said Mahar head coach Jerry Duguay. “It’s a big win for us as a...
The Reprobate Blues Band will perform Friday at Butterfield Park in Orange. Members are, left to right -- Bob Pierce, Charlie Scott, Tom Goodwin, Janet Henderson, Bo Henderson, Jim Bennett. Submitted photo
Athol High School's Gage Wood dives into home plate to score a run during Tuesday's baseball contest in Athol as Pioneer pitcher Kyle Hubbard covers. Wood smacked two hits and scored a run, but it wasn't enough in Athol's 5-3 loss to the Panthers. Photo By Katie Richard
 Warwick resident Adam Holloway speaks to a petition article which he submitted along with the signatures of 12 other residents at Warwick’s annual town meeting Monday night at the town hall. The petition article was passed over. Photo by Jared Robinson
Marcela Maldonado, Stewardship Program Manager at Mount Grace, fills buckets while Dexter Park School students wait to scoop water into their cups.Photo by Cameron Woodcock
 Mahar’s Sam Paul drops down a bunt during Friday’s baseball contest in Orange. Photo By Mike Phillips
Mahar's Kacy Ninteau slides across home plate to score a run in the third inning as Athol's Brej Geise dives in an effort to make a tag during Thursday's softball contest in Orange. The Senators defeated the rival Raiders for the first time since 2009, 6-4. Photo By Mike Phillips
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has announced 45 winners of the annual Public Water Systems Awards, including the Orange Water Department, which received at Water Conservation Award. The awards are given each year to celebrate “National Drinking Water...
WARWICK — It was a packed house for Warwick’s annual town meeting Monday night that saw the approval of borrowing to support a significant upgrade to the town’s wireless broadband service and a significant pay bump for town employees.  The evening began with a two-article special town meeting at...
The Reprobate Blues Band will perform Friday at Butterfield Park in Orange. Members are, left to right -- Bob Pierce, Charlie Scott, Tom Goodwin, Janet Henderson, Bo Henderson, Jim Bennett. Submitted photo
ORANGE — The Reprobate Blues Band will kick off the third year of Friendly Town Live, the free, all-ages concert series, on Friday, May 6, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Butterfield Park, 83 East River St. If rain is in the forecast, the concert moves to the Orange Town Hall at 6 Prospect St. The...
ERVING — Prior to opening the annual town meeting held at Erving Elementary School, the selectmen met with Pam Parmakian, Director of Community Development at FRHA in order to sign a grant to conduct a market study for senior housing in Erving and Wendell. LDS Consulting Group submitted a bid for...
PHILLIPSTON — Local and state police were called to the scene of an accident early this morning at the construction site behind the police department. Work was under way on a public park behind the facility at 40 The Common, and it was reported that at approximately 8 a.m. a worker was struck by...

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