Mahar's Lauren Henne serves the ball during game two of five against the South Hadley Tigers on Tuesday night in Orange. The Tigers won the set 25-16 and the match 3-2. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Tuesday’s matchup for the Mahar Senators could have very well been a playoff preview. With the South Hadley Tigers coming into town, the Senators faced a team that was two wins away from clinching a playoff spot and has made the playoffs...
ERVING — Newton Mayor Setti Warren, a Democratic candidate in the next Massachusetts governor’s race, will hold a meet-and-greet on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the French King Restaurant, 129 French King Hwy. The event host...
ahar's Damien Harris maintains possession at midfield during the team's game against Smith Academy on Monday night in Orange. The Senators lost 1-0. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Only needing one win to clinch a spot in the playoff tournament, now is not the ideal time to be on a losing streak for the Mahar Senators, who have now lost two in a row following their 1-0 loss to Smith Academy on Monday night and three...
Athol's Mason Barrieau tackles Franklin County Tech's Bailey Young during the matchup between the two teams on Saturday afternoon in Turners Falls. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — Being 1-5 on the season is not the ideal start the Athol Red Raiders were looking for, especially after going 8-3 last season and 5-1 in the Intercounty North conference. With a younger team this season facing a couple of key injuries, it...
Athol quarterback Keegan Lutz (22) hands the ball off to Robbie Nelson (44) during the team's game against Franklin County Tech on Saturday afternoon in Turners Falls. Nelson had three touchdowns on 17 carries for the Red Raiders. Franklin County won 28-20. Photo by Mike Phillips
TURNERS FALLS—The Athol Red Raiders never gave up against the Franklin County Tech Eagles but couldn’t finish out the comeback victory as they fell 28-20 on Saturday afternoon. With 1:22 left in the fourth quarter, the Red Raiders strung together...
Athol's Alexis Carrasquillo gives the ball a hit while Paige Truehart looks on during the team's matchup against the Mahar Senators on Friday night in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ORANGE — Mahar’s Sophia Smith gave the ball a bump, placing it in right in the middle of the court where no defender was for the 25-17 win in game for the Senators’ 3-1 win over the Athol Red Raiders. “It felt very good,” said Mahar’s interim...
Mahar's Lauren Henne serves the ball during game two of five against the South Hadley Tigers on Tuesday night in Orange. The Tigers won the set 25-16 and the match 3-2. Photo by Mike Phillips
ahar's Damien Harris maintains possession at midfield during the team's game against Smith Academy on Monday night in Orange. The Senators lost 1-0. Photo by Mike Phillips
Athol's Mason Barrieau tackles Franklin County Tech's Bailey Young during the matchup between the two teams on Saturday afternoon in Turners Falls. Photo by Mike Phillips
Athol quarterback Keegan Lutz (22) hands the ball off to Robbie Nelson (44) during the team's game against Franklin County Tech on Saturday afternoon in Turners Falls. Nelson had three touchdowns on 17 carries for the Red Raiders. Franklin County won 28-20. Photo by Mike Phillips
Athol's Alexis Carrasquillo gives the ball a hit while Paige Truehart looks on during the team's matchup against the Mahar Senators on Friday night in Orange. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The town has received a response from the State 911 Department to its request for a 60-day extension to allow for the full implementation of centralized police, fire and emergency dispatching services at the police station. The full consolidation of dispatch services is nearly complete,...
Bridget Sullivan was introduced this week as the new administrative assistant to Athol's selectboard and Town Manager Shaun Suhoski, seated.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Bridget Sullivan was introduced this week as the new administrative assistant to the selectboard and Town Manager Shaun Suhoski. Sullivan, a resident of town, replaces Heather Brissette, who left recently to take a similar position in Concord after having served in the role for nearly 15...
ERVING — Alan Singer, director of lending from the Franklin County Community Development Corporation, reported to selectmen Monday on the 10 Town Loan Fund program. The program assists small businesses in providing support and financial assistance which in turn creates jobs. Singer reported that...
ORANGE — On Thursday, Nov. 9, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., the Franklin County Community Meals Program (FCCMP) will hold its annual Thanks for Giving Open House to honor volunteers and donors of the Orange Food Pantry. The open house will take place at the Orange Food Pantry at 118 East Main St., and...
 Board of Planning and Community Development member David Small, at the podium, addresses attendees at Monday's fall town meeting in Athol. As evidenced by the sparse crowd, the attainment of a quorum was delayed by about a half hour. A total of 69 out of approximately 6,800 registered voters were in attendance. A quorum is 68.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Voters at the fall town meeting on Monday approved all 21 articles on the warrant, as recommended by the Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee. The start of the meeting was delayed by about a half hour, as a quorum was awaited. A total of 69 out of approximately 6,800 voters were in...

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