Shown is the memorial on Mt. Tom in Holyoke, where a 1946 crash killed all 25 servicemen on board a B-17 "Flying Fortress." Submitted photo
HOLYOKE — The 70th anniversary of the B-17 crash on Mt. Tom is scheduled for Saturday, July 9. Transportation up to the memorial site will start at 8:30 a.m., with the program to begin at 10.  On July 9, 1946, a converted B-17 “Flying Fortress”...
The 40th anniversary of the Central Mass Steam, Gas & Machinery Yankee Enine-uity Show featured the annual tractor parade with over 40 tractors parading through the front portion of the Orange Airport this weekend. A video of the parade is available at http://atholdailynews.com/local-videos/2016-yankee-engine-show-tractor-parade.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — The 40th Yankee Engine-uity Show hosted by the Central Mass Steam, Gas & Machinery Association (CMSGMA) took place this Saturday and Sunday at the Orange Airport. Not the heat nor the sun could keep regulars and newcomers away from...
Chuck Stone Little League's Dilan Fountain connects for a solo home run during the fourth inning of Sunday's all-star baseball contest in Leominster. The Athol boys fell to Leominster National 15-1 in the pool play opener for both teams. CSLL hosts Winchendon on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Photo By Josh Talbot
LEOMINSTER — Leominster National was announced as the defending two-time District 3 champions prior to Sunday’s Major Baseball pool play opener with Chuck Stone Little League. After a 15-1 dismantling of the local boys, National looks like the...
A number area residents whose volunteer hours aid the Athol Council on Aging in providing programs and services to area seniors were commended for their efforts at the annual volunteer recognition dinner held at the Athol Senior Center on Friday.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — The Council on Aging on Friday held its annual volunteer recognition dinner at the senior center to commend those who assist the COA with providing programs and services to area seniors. “This is the time of year we can bring everyone...
North Orange Junior Grange members learn how to plant seedlings in the raised beds. They will continue to care for the plants by watering, weeding and harvesting.Photo by Jessica Gale-Tanner
NO. ORANGE — There is an old saying, “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.” The same can be said for agriculture and growing your own food. In the Grange, like the 4-H and FFA, it is believed that...
Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, left, is shown with Project Good Dog adoptive parents John and Annmarie Lapierre, holding Walter, their 1-year-old Australian sheep mix, at the one-year anniversary celebration of the program held at the Worcester County Jail & House of Correction on June 10. Submitted photo
WEST BOYLSTON — On June 10, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office and the Second Chance Animal Shelter celebrated the one-year anniversary of Project Good Dog, a partnership that helps shelter pets receive needed training and/or additional...
Shown is the memorial on Mt. Tom in Holyoke, where a 1946 crash killed all 25 servicemen on board a B-17 "Flying Fortress." Submitted photo
The 40th anniversary of the Central Mass Steam, Gas & Machinery Yankee Enine-uity Show featured the annual tractor parade with over 40 tractors parading through the front portion of the Orange Airport this weekend. A video of the parade is available at http://atholdailynews.com/local-videos/2016-yankee-engine-show-tractor-parade.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
Chuck Stone Little League's Dilan Fountain connects for a solo home run during the fourth inning of Sunday's all-star baseball contest in Leominster. The Athol boys fell to Leominster National 15-1 in the pool play opener for both teams. CSLL hosts Winchendon on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Photo By Josh Talbot
A number area residents whose volunteer hours aid the Athol Council on Aging in providing programs and services to area seniors were commended for their efforts at the annual volunteer recognition dinner held at the Athol Senior Center on Friday.Photo by Brian Gelinas
North Orange Junior Grange members learn how to plant seedlings in the raised beds. They will continue to care for the plants by watering, weeding and harvesting.Photo by Jessica Gale-Tanner
Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, left, is shown with Project Good Dog adoptive parents John and Annmarie Lapierre, holding Walter, their 1-year-old Australian sheep mix, at the one-year anniversary celebration of the program held at the Worcester County Jail & House of Correction on June 10. Submitted photo
ORANGE — On Saturday, at 12:37 p.m., Kelsey M. Hurlburt, 19, of 428 South Main St., was arrested and charged with possession of a Class A drug (Heroin), and possession of a Class E drug (Suboxone). 
ERVING — A special town meeting will be held Tuesday, June 28, at the senior center, at 1 Care Dr., at 7 p.m. for the purpose of allocating any remaining free cash from 2016 before the close of the fiscal year. Also on the 22-article warrant is a question as to whether or not the annual town...
The 40th anniversary of the Central Mass Steam, Gas & Machinery Yankee Enine-uity Show featured the annual tractor parade with over 40 tractors parading through the front portion of the Orange Airport this weekend. A video of the parade is available at http://atholdailynews.com/local-videos/2016-yankee-engine-show-tractor-parade.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — The 40th Yankee Engine-uity Show hosted by the Central Mass Steam, Gas & Machinery Association (CMSGMA) took place this Saturday and Sunday at the Orange Airport. Not the heat nor the sun could keep regulars and newcomers away from getting together once again to show off their...
BOSTON — The Beacon Hill Roll call records votes and conversations by local legislators. UP ON BEACON HILL INFORMATION ABOUT BREAST RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY (H 3699) — The House gave initial approval to a bill requiring all facilities that provide mastectomy surgery, lymph node dissection or a...
A number area residents whose volunteer hours aid the Athol Council on Aging in providing programs and services to area seniors were commended for their efforts at the annual volunteer recognition dinner held at the Athol Senior Center on Friday.Photo by Brian Gelinas
ATHOL — The Council on Aging on Friday held its annual volunteer recognition dinner at the senior center to commend those who assist the COA with providing programs and services to area seniors. “This is the time of year we can bring everyone together [and] recognize all of the wonderful work...

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