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Editor, Daily News I read with interest Wednesday’s Athol Daily News article on Petersham engineering student Celeste Nicoletti’s research on light pollution and its dangers. Light pollution (including light “trespass”) — which poses serious threats to the environment, wildlife and humans —...
Editor, Daily News On March 6, the town of Orange will hold its annual election. This year, there are two contested offices — one for the selectboard and the other for town clerk. I encourage all those registered to exercise their right to vote. I encourage voters to re-elect the current town...
Editor, Daily News Jim (Cornwell) loves our town and is an excellent leader who is willing to serve in this critical role. Jim brings honesty, a commitment to have good and effective local government, strong fiscal management and will follow through to address issues and progress for our town...
Editor, Daily News February is American Heart Month, so before you think about what kind of flowers or type of candy to buy for Valentine’s Day, choose the valentine that is better than any box of chocolates or bouquet of expensive red roses: Show your love by supporting your sweetheart in...
Editor, Daily News  On Monday at 7 p.m., Athol voters will have their first chance to tell the town manager and board of selectmen what they think about regionalizing public safety dispatch with Gardner. Much has been said and written about this topic over the past year, but it’s important to...
Editor, Daily News Thanks to the cameraman who took the pictures of the ice sculpture at the Orange center on Starry Starry Night. The pictures were very clear. Not being able to attend the first night, we went over the next day; however the “wrecking crew” had been there so we saw chunks of ice...
Editor, Daily News As you know there has been a great deal of discussion over the past few months regarding a proposed regionalized dispatching effort between Athol and Gardner. My entire participation has been centered on the lack of public input and knowledge of this endeavor. We constantly...
Editor, Daily News You should know Mr. James Cornwell was born in Gardner and raised in Orange. Jim has taken out nomination papers for the Orange Board of Selectman Election to be held Monday, March 6, at the Orange Armory. Jim is a veteran having served in the United States Airforce for 20...
Editor, Daily News If only President Trump would spend more time thinking before he speaks and acts, we all would be better off and perhaps safer as well. As he holds up each signed executive order for us to see his bold signature, I sense a first grader holding up a finished work in crayon...
Editor, Daily News You should know as a part of a past Town of Orange Selectman for 15 years, I feel the citizens and the voters of Orange should know how fortunate we are to have Nancy Blackmer as town clerk. Nancy has taken out nomination papers to extend her term for another three-year period...

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