Athol High School's Emily Casella throws the javelin during Saturday's Central/West Track and Field Championships at Fitchburg State University. Casella won the javelin and the shot put while taking second in the discus.
FITCHBURG — Athol High School’s Emily Casella had a day to remember at the Central/West Division II Track and Field Championships held Saturday at Fitchburg State University. The senior was crowned champion in the shot put and javelin while...
Athol's Ana Ricko tracks down a popup during Friday's softball contest in Athol. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol softball team saw its season come to an end with a 5-2 loss to Pioneer on Friday. Pioneer’s Elizabeth Fuller surrendered just three hits in the complete-game win. Kayla Robideau had one of the three hits as she reached 100...
Athol's Bryce Melanson fires a pitch towards home plate during Sunday's baseball contest at Salem State University. Melanson struck out 11 in a 4-2 loss to Salem High School. Photo By Katie Richard
SALEM — The Athol High School baseball team capped its season with a 4-2 loss to Salem High School in a contest played on the turf at Salem State University on Sunday. The Raiders (4-16) were undone by seven errors as Salem took advantage with...
ARRSD Director of Technology Ed Skutnik discussed the incoming technology at the soon to be opened Athol Community Elementary School (ACES) among other schools in the district, at a recent meeting. Skutnik announced that ACES grades 1-4 would have laptops in every classroom, and both pre-K and kindergarten classrooms will have i-Pads, along with teachers having other technological options available upon the school's opening. Photo by Keith Kent
ATHOL — At the recent Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee meeting, Director of Technology Ed Skutnik provided an update on the technology for the Athol Royalston Middle School (ARMS), Athol High School (AHS), and the new Athol Community...
Shown are valedictorians Christian Rossi, Jr. of Winchendon and Bella Ballin of Worcester. Submitted photo
GARDNER — Aspiring doctors, nurses, physicists, teachers and police officers, as well as many teenagers who are the first in their families to attend college, are among the largest dual enrollment graduating class at MWCC. This year’s graduates...
Kaiti Churchill of Turners Falls was selected as the Outstanding Vocational Technical Student of the Year at Franklin County Technical School. The award is sponsored by the Massachusetts Vocational Administrators and Massachusetts Vocational Association. 
TURNERS FALLS – Kaitlin Churchill didn’t realize that winning the Outstanding Vocational Technical Student Award was a big deal until she walked into a packed Mechanics Hall in Worcester for the presentation ceremony. “The amount of students...
Athol High School's Emily Casella throws the javelin during Saturday's Central/West Track and Field Championships at Fitchburg State University. Casella won the javelin and the shot put while taking second in the discus.
Athol's Ana Ricko tracks down a popup during Friday's softball contest in Athol. Photo By Mike Phillips
Athol's Bryce Melanson fires a pitch towards home plate during Sunday's baseball contest at Salem State University. Melanson struck out 11 in a 4-2 loss to Salem High School. Photo By Katie Richard
ARRSD Director of Technology Ed Skutnik discussed the incoming technology at the soon to be opened Athol Community Elementary School (ACES) among other schools in the district, at a recent meeting. Skutnik announced that ACES grades 1-4 would have laptops in every classroom, and both pre-K and kindergarten classrooms will have i-Pads, along with teachers having other technological options available upon the school's opening. Photo by Keith Kent
Shown are valedictorians Christian Rossi, Jr. of Winchendon and Bella Ballin of Worcester. Submitted photo
Kaiti Churchill of Turners Falls was selected as the Outstanding Vocational Technical Student of the Year at Franklin County Technical School. The award is sponsored by the Massachusetts Vocational Administrators and Massachusetts Vocational Association. 
GILL, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have pulled a body from the Connecticut River in Gill that was dressed in a similar manner to a murder suspect thought to have jumped from an upstream bridge earlier this month. The male body was found in Gill on Monday afternoon by Selectman Greg Snedeker and his...
ORANGE — Community members were encouraged to use Memorial Day as occasion to renew support for those who have served, and reminded of the persistent threat of terrorism and its potential to encroach on the American way of life. The rain-influenced cancelation of Monday’s parade also moved...
NEW SALEM — New Salem observed Memorial Day after regular church services last Sunday at three of its cemeteries.  At the Center Cemetery, Rev. Jim Ewen of its Central Congregational Church gave a brief sermon and prayer for those who died in past wars, for their families, and “for true peace...
ORANGE — Members of Cadette Girl Scout Troop 40030, consisting of seventh graders from Orange and Athol, are working to obtain a Silver Award, the highest achievement they can earn in their age range. To do so, they have organized a drive to collect donations for girls and boys ages 10 to 18 who...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes and discussions in the House and Senate. TRIPLE DAMAGES (S 7) — The Senate 7-31, rejected an amendment that would allow judges not to impose triple damages in wage violations cases. Current law requires the judge to order triple damages....

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