The Barre Players Theater will present "Guys and Dolls," a musical fable of Broadway, beginning Friday, March 11. Submitted photo
BARRE — In March, the Barre Players Theater will present “Guys and Dolls,” a musical fable of Broadway, based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon. Music and lyrics are by Frank Loesser, and the show’s book is written by Jo Swerling and Abe...
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...
The Barre Players Theater will present "Guys and Dolls," a musical fable of Broadway, beginning Friday, March 11. Submitted photo
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
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority will spend $3.2 million on a 14-month project to upgrade electrical and security equipment at Quabbin Reservoir in central Massachusetts. The Telegram & Gazette reports the project will replace existing power lines and...
ATHOL — “Sixty-three and sunny!” That was Athol Lions Club member Dave Flint’s traditional weather forecast for this year’s 53rd annual Athol to Orange River Rat Race to be held on Saturday, April 9, at 1 p.m. Flint made the prediction at a recent meeting of the selectboard, which gave its...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ and representatives’ votes on roll calls from the week of Feb. 1-5. RULING OF CHAIR ON POSTING OF GAS TAX (S 2120) — The Senate 31-5, upheld the ruling of Sen. President Stan Rosenberg that a proposed amendment requiring that every...
AREA — The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday issued its long-anticipated approval of LNG exports of U.S.-sourced natural gas to non-free trade countries via the Canadian Maritimes, in decisions concerning Pieridae Energy (USA) Ltd. and Bear Head LNG. This is 20-year blanket approval of the...
AREA — Mary Lou Stuart will be on the March 1 ballot for Massachusetts Republican State Committeewoman of the Hampshire – Franklin – Worcester Senate District. This district encompasses the towns of Amherst, Bernardston, Colrain, Deerfield, Erving, Gill, Greenfield, Hadley, Hatfield, Leverett,...

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