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Shown in this photo from December 1995 are employees of Pete’s Tire Barn making a Santa Fund donation. ADN File Photo
1992 Athol Memorial Hospital President William DiFederico states that the hospital is continuing its significant fiscal turnaround from a loss of $1.5 million in 1989 to a revenue surplus of $401,035 in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30. In the previous fiscal year the hospital had a surplus...
Dear Rusty: I read an article today, which talked about how one spouse’s benefits should be 50 percent of the other spouse’s and about something called a “spousal boost”. I do not make 50 percent of my husband’s Social Security benefit and am wondering if I qualify for this “spousal boost.” Signed...
Menus for the week of December 18-22 Monday, roast pork, herb gravy, mashed potatoes with sour cream and chives, genoa vegetable blend, blueberry yogurt Tuesday, minestrone soup, lasagna roll, meat sauce (HDM: spinach), peaches Wednesday, roast beef au jus (HDM: pot roast), butternut squash...
Dear Rusty: I am looking for advice regarding maximizing social security benefits. In our case, my husband is 59 and has been on Social Security Disability for about 5 years. I am also 59 and work full time as a nurse. I would like to retire at age 62, but realistically will continue by working...
In this photo from November of 1995 are members of the Mahar Senators Boosters Club serving hot dogs, popcorn, cold drinks, hot chocolate and coffee. Left to right — John Greene, Dick Stone, Bill Cain, Ed Jankauskas, Daryl Bargeron, Tim Aguda.  ADN File Photo
1992 The weather forecast for the 36th annual Thanksgiving Day football game between the Mahar Senators and Athol Red Raiders is questionable with showers predicted. The Senators have been plagued by injuries this season following a successful season last year. The Raiders, league runner-up, are...
Menus for the week of December 4-8 Monday, grilled chicken, florentine sauce, cheesy whipped potatoes, glazed carrots, fresh pear Tuesday, beef burger, onion gravy, wild rice, broccoli, mixed fruit Wednesday, beef bolognese, penne pasta, italian vegetable blend, blueberry yogurt Thursday, ...
While Congress has not passed a budget, the Fiscal Year 2018 budget “plan” does set a framework to potentially make significant cuts to overall federal non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs, including OAA (Older Americans Act) and other federal mandatory programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare...
ATHOL — Blood pressure clinics will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Pequoig Apartments; Dec. 13 and 20 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center; and Dec. 27, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Lakeside Apartments. Foot clinics will be held Dec. 12 and 19, from 8 to 9:45 a.m., at...
Having trouble getting your bills paid on time? Need help balancing your checkbook? “The electric bill is due on Tuesday, and the oil bill will be coming in next week. The roofer’s repairs will be done soon, so he’ll be wanting his last installment, and the boy who cuts the grass needs another $...
Caregiver grants from LifePath offer caregivers and grandparents raising grandchildren under the age of 18 an opportunity to refresh and renew away from their caregiving and childrearing responsibilities. Caregivers have used these grants to pay someone (a family member, friend or neighbor) to...

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