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...
Athol's Owen King (27) slides safely into second for a stolen base during Thursday's baseball contest in Athol. King had three hits and scored three times in the Raiders 5-3 victory. Photo By Katie Richard
Editor’s Note: Athol Daily News Sports Editor Josh Talbot is also the head varsity baseball coach at Athol High School. ATHOL — The Athol High School baseball team picked up its first win of the season with a 5-3 defeat of Turners Falls on...
A community open house will be held at Riverbend School in Athol on Tuesday, May 17, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The 110-year-old facility will close its doors for good when the new Athol Community Elementary School opens this fall. Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — When the Athol Community Elementary School opens this fall, two neighborhood schools — Riverbend and Sanders Street — will close their doors forever. Before that happens, however, current and former teachers, staff members and students, as...
 Athol third baseman Bryce Melanson tags out South Hadley's Alex Dragon during Wednesday's baseball contest in Athol. The Raiders suffered a 17-1 loss to the Tigers. Photo By Katie Richard
ATHOL — South Hadley beat up the Athol High School baseball team en route to a 17-1 victory on Wednesday. The Tigers smacked 15 hits and took advantage of 10 Athol errors in the win. Alex Dragon collected three hits to lead the victors. Teddy...
Mahar shortstop Sam Paul, with ball in glove, places a tag on a Frontier baserunner during a run down in Monday’s baseball game. Also pictured are Liam Bashista, left, and Hunter Richardson, right. The Senators lost to the undefeated Red Hawks 3-2 in extra innings. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Mahar baseball team stood toe-to-toe with undefeated Frontier on Monday, but it was was Red Hawks who escaped town with a 3-2 victory. Brandon Bryant singled home Kyle Spencer with two outs in the top of the eighth inning to give...
 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
Athol's Owen King (27) slides safely into second for a stolen base during Thursday's baseball contest in Athol. King had three hits and scored three times in the Raiders 5-3 victory. Photo By Katie Richard
A community open house will be held at Riverbend School in Athol on Tuesday, May 17, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The 110-year-old facility will close its doors for good when the new Athol Community Elementary School opens this fall. Photo by Brian Gelinas
 Athol third baseman Bryce Melanson tags out South Hadley's Alex Dragon during Wednesday's baseball contest in Athol. The Raiders suffered a 17-1 loss to the Tigers. Photo By Katie Richard
Mahar shortstop Sam Paul, with ball in glove, places a tag on a Frontier baserunner during a run down in Monday’s baseball game. Also pictured are Liam Bashista, left, and Hunter Richardson, right. The Senators lost to the undefeated Red Hawks 3-2 in extra innings. Photo By Mike Phillips
WARWICK — Residents will meet at the town hall on Monday, May 2, at 7 p.m., for a two-article special town meeting followed immediately by a 28-article annual town meeting. The purpose of the special town meeting is for providing the town of Montague with legal assistance against the proposed,...
ORANGE — The Pioneer Junior Women’s Club is starting a fundraiser for a new K9 for the Orange Police Department, after K9 Matte was recently lost due to illness, following eight years on the job.  To replace Matte — although he is irreplaceable — and some equipment that will be needed for the...
ERVING — Voters will take action on a 39-article warrant beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 2 in the Erving Elementary School, 28 Northfield Rd. Among the articles are: A vote to accept the reports of the Town Officers for 2015. A vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to apply for State...
NEW SALEM — The annual town election will be held Monday, May 2, with polls open from 11:45 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the town hall annex, at 24 South Main St. There are no contests on the ballot. The following individuals are seeking election: • Selectboard — Wayne Hachey, three years. • Assessor...
ERVING — Glenn McCrory of the highway department updated the selectmen Monday on the Energy Audit for the town hall indicating a 50 percent saving in light source energy not cost of electricity by changing over to LED lights.  Jacquie Boyden stated the Planning Board recently attended a seminar...

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