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AMHERST — The University of Massachusetts Amherst today announced that Hannah Boyd was one of only 61 undergraduate students selected for its highly competitive iCons (Integrated Concentration in Science) program. More than 160 freshman and sophomores applied for one of the coveted iCons spots...
ATHOL — A tree hearing will be held Monday, Jan. 25, at 4 p.m., in the Department of Public Works office, Room 24 of the town hall, at 584 Main St. The tree hearing has been scheduled at the request of National Grid, and the trees in question are on White Pond Road.  The locations of the trees...
BOSTON — Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on roll calls from the week of Jan. 4-8. There were no roll calls in the Senate last week. SEWER IMPROVEMENTS (H 3654) — The House 152-0, approved a bill that would allow cities and towns to reduce and spread out the...
PAXTON – This winter, a group of Anna Maria College students will spend the last week of their winter break volunteering in Pensacola, Fla., to help its local Habitat for Humanity affiliate build homes for those in need. Anna Maria’s Alternative Winter Break will take place Jan. 10 to Jan. 16. ...
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday approved the relocation of Main Street Extension and other additional work as part of the lower Grove Street infrastructure improvement project that is part of the fiscal year 2016 Community Development Block Grant application. The work will include a widening...
Christopher John "C.J." Christiansen won the 2015 Mahar Regional School's Superintendents  Award. He attended the December awards banquet with his mother Beth Christiansen (right) at Franklin  County Technical School that was hosted for winners of the award from the area.  Submitted Photo
ORANGE — Christopher John “C.J.” Christiansen received the 2015 Superintendent’s Award at Mahar Regional High School after being nominated by superintendent of schools Tari Thomas.  Christiansen is currently a senior at Mahar and is involved in many activities as well as being an honor student....
Mahar middle school student Ella Fontaine gave a presentation on some of the concepts students are learning in the algebra pilot program being implemented at the school to the school committee Tuesday night. Also giving brief presentations were Sean Doyle on the many activities of the music department, and Jeanne Grutchfield and Alivia Liberty who offered a presentation on the future plans of the high school math department. Doyle's presentation was made with the assistance of Hannah Birch,
ORANGE — The Mahar School Committee was given a number of presentations by students at the start of their monthly meeting Tuesday night as part of a “Glimpse into the Classroom” program.  Students who presented were Ella Fontaine, Sean Doyle, and Jeanne Grutchfield and Alivia Liberty. ...
Left-to-right, Sister Clare Carter, Hattie Nestel, and Brother Gyori Kato will lead a walk on Martin Luther King weekend in opposition of the Kinder Morgan Northeast Direct Pipeline.Submitted photo
LEVERETT — Sister Clare Carter and Brothers Toby Keyes and Gyori Kato of the New England Peace Pagoda will lead a walk coinciding with Martin Luther King weekend from Saturday, Jan. 16, through Monday, Jan. 18, to stop the Kinder Morgan Northeast Direct Pipeline. Hattie Nestel of Athol organized...
NORTHAMPTON — Clinical & Support Options (CSO) has achieved a four-year national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services. CSO...
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday voted unanimously to bond the second $7 million installment of the debt for the new elementary school complex for a 20-year term, after reviewing payback information for 15, 20 and 25 years. As per a request by the board, Town Manager Shaun Suhoski presented...

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