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Editor, Daily News Last week the former first lady said this: “Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton, voted against their own voice.” What Michelle is really saying is that every woman in the United States should have voted for Hillary. I guess every man should have voted for Trump. That...
Editor, Daily News The town of Orange is hoping to join all but one of its abutting neighbors in becoming a Green Community. Becoming a Green Community will automatically qualify the town to receive a state grant of about $145,000 to be used for improving energy efficiency of town buildings and...
Editor, Daily News On Oct. 17, the Orange School Building Committee will hold an open house at the Dexter Park School to discuss the conditions and the warrant article that will be included on the Oct. 26 town meeting warrant. We urge the community to attend and see first-hand the state of the...
Editor, Daily News With the dedication and commitment of thousands of volunteer host families, this summer was filled with new experiences and friendships for thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize our extraordinary...
Editor, Daily News Donald J. Trump is a lifelong racist. Probably the greatest influence on Trump’s racist tendencies was his father, Frederick C. Trump Sr. Consider the following facts. In May of 1927, 1,000 Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members disrupted the Memorial Day parade in the Jamaica...
Editor, Daily News Kudos to the Athol Daily News staff. I wanted to take a minute to thank the staff of our local newspaper on the fine job they do covering all of the local events and sports in our area. My wife and I look to the Athol Daily News to keep abreast of everything local. Try...
Editor, Daily News I am feeling terrorized. I don’t feel terrorized by Muslims, ISIS, people of color, or anything except the Republican party and its leader, the current President of the U.S. What is terrorizing me? The fact that I now live in a country where a mean-spirited president can...
Editor, Daily News I am writing today because I believe it may help serve our community. Recently, a law was passed to ban plastic bags in Athol. I was unaware this was up for vote, as were all of the people I have spoken to. However, like many others, I thought it was a great idea and I wish...
Editor, Daily News Thanks to the tobacco industry targeting our youth, Massachusetts has experienced an increase in vaping (use of e-cigarettes or vape pens) by young people. It is important to realize that vape pens are not just another harmless fad, but that they usually contain nicotine, a...
Editor, Daily News In the light (pun intended) of the recent events with the eclipse and Charlottesville, I would like to submit a poem. It is not necessary to give into despair while in the shadow, nor to resort to violence in return for violence if we allow our words to shine. Here are mine...

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