Athol High School's Julia Carey, with the ball, is surrounded by Frontier defenders during Friday night's basketball contest in South Deerfield. The Lady Raiders seized control of the Franklin North with a 47-33 defeat of the Red Hawks. Photo By Josh Talbot
SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Lady Raiders lead the North once again. The Athol High School girls’ basketball seized control of the Franklin North with a 47-33 victory over Frontier Regional School, Friday night. “It’s a good win and this is a tough...
A section of sidewalk on Cottage Street in Orange has been closed by the DPW due to it being considered unsafe. The cause of the damage has been attributed to the flow of water down the hill wearing away the curb and getting between the road surface and the sidewalk. At least one resident has complained that the poor drainage has resulted in damage to his driveway and foundation. Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — The Orange Department of Public Works has closed a section of the sidewalk on Cottage Street due to poor drainage on the road creating a hazard to pedestrians.  At a recent selectboard meeting interim DPW superintendent Josh Knechtel...
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...
Athol High School's Julia Carey, with the ball, is surrounded by Frontier defenders during Friday night's basketball contest in South Deerfield. The Lady Raiders seized control of the Franklin North with a 47-33 defeat of the Red Hawks. Photo By Josh Talbot
A section of sidewalk on Cottage Street in Orange has been closed by the DPW due to it being considered unsafe. The cause of the damage has been attributed to the flow of water down the hill wearing away the curb and getting between the road surface and the sidewalk. At least one resident has complained that the poor drainage has resulted in damage to his driveway and foundation. Photo by Jared Robinson
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
A section of sidewalk on Cottage Street in Orange has been closed by the DPW due to it being considered unsafe. The cause of the damage has been attributed to the flow of water down the hill wearing away the curb and getting between the road surface and the sidewalk. At least one resident has complained that the poor drainage has resulted in damage to his driveway and foundation. Photo by Jared Robinson
ORANGE — The Orange Department of Public Works has closed a section of the sidewalk on Cottage Street due to poor drainage on the road creating a hazard to pedestrians.  At a recent selectboard meeting interim DPW superintendent Josh Knechtel informed the board that a resident on Cottage Street...
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...

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