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There are no stamp or coins debuting this coming week. A small coin show will be held on May 15 in Hinsdale, N.H., at the Millstream Community Center on routes 63 and 119. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; there is no admission charge, and off-street parking is free. The first series of the big...
MassWildlife provides information to the public each spring to guide people as to what they should do if they come upon young wildlife. The arrival of spring means the arrival of newborn and just-hatched wildlife. Every year, the lives of many young creatures are disturbed by people who take young...
Editor’s Note: Questions should be directed to the PC Doctor, care of the Athol Public Library at info@athollibrary.org or by mail at Athol Public Library, 568 Main St., Athol, MA 01331, or dropped off at the library. ****** Dear PC Doctor: I wrote a story and I want to put it on the...
MOTHER AND SON -- Clare and Ned Green, both enthusiasts of hiking and the out-of-doors, posed for this photo in the northern Presidential Range in New Hampshire's White Mountains shortly before Ned perished on Mount Washington at age 26. 
With my longtime hiking pal Clare Green of Warwick, retired kindergarten teacher, I’ll be hiking up Warwick’s Mount Grace Saturday morning, May 7. The occasion is the 15th annual Ned Green Scholarship Hike, held the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend. Ned, Clare’s only child, perished in an ice...
This is a two part puzzle representing a game of Double Bughouse. In puzzle 1 team A is white. In puzzle 2 team A is black. It is team A’s turn to move in both games. How can team A win after each player has made one move?
I have a warning for parents and teachers in the Athol area! A lot of local kids may be getting smarter. Three new Knights have joined our crusade in the past two weeks. Kyle Evens, Chance Hubble and Max Hubble are our newest recruits. All three seemed to take a strong interest and I am expecting...
The U.S. Mint will release two new coin products this week. To order coins from them, visit the website at www.usmint.gov, or call them at 800-USA-MINT. Today, May 2, the three-coin uncirculated set of Cumberland Gap National Park quarters went on sale. On May 7, the mint will begin taking...
It’s no coincidence that the Turner Classic Movies network aired a couple of Glenn Ford movies on May 1. “That would have been my dad’s 100th birthday,” noted Ford’s only child, Peter, from his home in Big Fork, Montana. Ford died in 2006 at the age of 90, and is remembered for almost 100 film...
The Peanuts was one of my favorite movies/comics from childhood. Needless to say the child in me jumped for joy when I heard they were making a new Peanuts movie. The jaded adult in me who has seen too many shabby remakes lately was scared to see Snoopy and Charlie Brown drawn in modern animation...
At this month’s Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Board meeting, Assistant Director of Fisheries Todd Richards made a presentation on the new web program available to fishermen that provides up to date information on trout stocking. How it works: Anglers seeking stocking reports for...
Dear Pet Talk: My dad is allergic to dogs. What kind of dog can we get?  — Angelique, Boys and Girls Club, Leominster Dear Angelique: Allergic reactions from pets are usually caused from the following: pet dander (skin flakes), saliva, urine, or a combination. The fur is actually not a...

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