Athol's Bryce Melanson controls the ball as a Narragansett defender climbs over the top during Friday night's basketball contest in Baldwinville. The Warriors handed the Raiders their third loss in as many nights, 74-46. Photo By Mike Phillips
BALDWINVILLE — The woes of the Athol High School boys’ basketball team continued Friday night as the Raiders fell for the third straight night, this time a 74-46 decision against Narragansett. Tyler St. Cyr led the Raiders with 17 points. Jordan...
Athol High School's Merrick Decker, top, controls Mahar's Todd Chiasson during a recent match in Orange. Decker will be aiming for his third WMass title at Saturday's Division III championships held at Southwick High School. Decker, a junior, is the top overall seed at 120 pounds. Photo By Josh Talbot
SOUTHWICK — The local wrestling scene moves to Southwick High School for the WMass Division III championships, Saturday. Both Athol and Mahar will battle for WMass supremacy with the Raiders entering a pair of number one seeds in junior Merrick...
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito shakes hands with Athol Selectboard chair Lee Chauvette following the signing of the Community Compact Agreement with the state at the Athol Public Library on Thursday. Looking on are, left to right — Athol selectmen Mitch Grosky, Anthony Brighenti and Alan Dodge, Polito, and Chauvette. Back — State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol) and Town Manager Shaun Suhoski.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Community Compact Agreements between the state and the towns of Athol, Erving and Winchendon were signed at an event held at the Athol Public Library on Thursday afternoon. In attendance were a number of state and local officials,...
Historic survey work continues at the 1846 Fourth District "Ledgeville" Schoolhouse in Petersham. Pictured are Stacy Spies, left, a consultant with Massachusetts Historical Commission, working with Christine Mandel, the local researcher on the project who is a member of the Petersham Historical Commission and Petersham Historical Society Board of Directors. Mandel is the lead author of the application for National Register status. Spies is working to supplement and verify Mandel's research, w
PETERSHAM — Renovation work combined with historic research and review is well underway at the historic 1846 Fourth District “Ledgeville” Schoolhouse in Petersham. The two parallel efforts have been in progress for the past several months on the...
Athol-Royalston Regional Schools Assistant Superintendent Steve Meyer explained various parts of the Year One Priorities Mid-Year Update for 2015-16 and the district's current Strategic Plan - Implementation Plan Wednesday night. Photo By Keith Kent
ATHOL —  It was a fact-filled evening for the Athol Royalston Regional School Committee as assistant superintendent Steve Meyer presented a detailed breakdown of the current Strategic Plan Implementation Plan during his mid-year update, followed by...
Mahar's Todd Chiasson, top, works to secure a pin against South Hadley's Zabe Solivan during Wednesday night's match in South Hadley. Chiasson would win the match to help the Senators earn a share of the Tri-County League title with a 37-37 tie of the Tigers. Photo By Josh Talbot
SOUTH HADLEY — The Mahar wrestling team has earned a share of the Tri-County League title once again. The Senators battled South Hadley to a 37-37 tie Wednesday, resulting in the two schools splitting the TCL crown. Both teams entered the match...
Athol's Bryce Melanson controls the ball as a Narragansett defender climbs over the top during Friday night's basketball contest in Baldwinville. The Warriors handed the Raiders their third loss in as many nights, 74-46. Photo By Mike Phillips
Athol High School's Merrick Decker, top, controls Mahar's Todd Chiasson during a recent match in Orange. Decker will be aiming for his third WMass title at Saturday's Division III championships held at Southwick High School. Decker, a junior, is the top overall seed at 120 pounds. Photo By Josh Talbot
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito shakes hands with Athol Selectboard chair Lee Chauvette following the signing of the Community Compact Agreement with the state at the Athol Public Library on Thursday. Looking on are, left to right — Athol selectmen Mitch Grosky, Anthony Brighenti and Alan Dodge, Polito, and Chauvette. Back — State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol) and Town Manager Shaun Suhoski.Photo by Brian Gelinas
Historic survey work continues at the 1846 Fourth District "Ledgeville" Schoolhouse in Petersham. Pictured are Stacy Spies, left, a consultant with Massachusetts Historical Commission, working with Christine Mandel, the local researcher on the project who is a member of the Petersham Historical Commission and Petersham Historical Society Board of Directors. Mandel is the lead author of the application for National Register status. Spies is working to supplement and verify Mandel's research, w
Athol-Royalston Regional Schools Assistant Superintendent Steve Meyer explained various parts of the Year One Priorities Mid-Year Update for 2015-16 and the district's current Strategic Plan - Implementation Plan Wednesday night. Photo By Keith Kent
Mahar's Todd Chiasson, top, works to secure a pin against South Hadley's Zabe Solivan during Wednesday night's match in South Hadley. Chiasson would win the match to help the Senators earn a share of the Tri-County League title with a 37-37 tie of the Tigers. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — Voters will notice the machines they place their ballot in to be cast and counted are different, as the town has purchased new machines for this purpose. The ballot will look the same and will be filled out like it has in the past. Once the voter has voted and given their name and address...
BOSTON — Sen. President Stan Rosenberg on Wednesday announced that Sen. Eric P. Lesser will spearhead a new “Millennial Engagement Initiative” for the Massachusetts Senate. The initiative aims to create a dialogue with millennials across the Commonwealth about the issues that matter most to them...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on the only roll call from the week of Feb. 8-12. There were no roll calls in the House last week. ILLEGAL HUNTING (S 2069) — The Senate 35-0, approved and sent to the House a bill that would increase penalties for illegal hunting,...
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito shakes hands with Athol Selectboard chair Lee Chauvette following the signing of the Community Compact Agreement with the state at the Athol Public Library on Thursday. Looking on are, left to right — Athol selectmen Mitch Grosky, Anthony Brighenti and Alan Dodge, Polito, and Chauvette. Back — State Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee (R-Athol) and Town Manager Shaun Suhoski.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — Community Compact Agreements between the state and the towns of Athol, Erving and Winchendon were signed at an event held at the Athol Public Library on Thursday afternoon. In attendance were a number of state and local officials, including Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito who signed on behalf of...
TO PERFORM -- Texas-style blues artist Willie J. Laws will be featured at a Valentine's dance sponsored by the Village Lyceum on Saturday, Feb. 13. Doors open at 7 p.m.Submitted photo
PETERSHAM — For those looking for fun on Valentine’s Day weekend, the Village Lyceum in Petersham is hosting the Willie J. Laws Big Band in a Texas-style music Valentine’s dance on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Petersham Town Hall, 3 South Main St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Along with a dance, the evening’...

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