Following risk screening, Erving Elementary School implementing student mental health program

05-28-2024 2:39 PM

ERVING — After results from a recent survey showed that 7% of Erving students were in the “high risk” emotional category and another 32% were at “some risk” emotionally, Erving Elementary School is moving forward with a new student mental health...

Budget, capital item articles given green light for Athol Town Meetings

05-28-2024 1:49 PM

ATHOL – The Finance and Warrant Advisory Committee Thursday night completed its review of the warrants for the upcoming Town Meetings, both of which are scheduled for June 10.The Special Town Meeting begins and 6:30 p.m., and the Annual Town Meeting...


Class D baseball: Ware outlasts Pioneer 2-1 in 11 innings to win WMass title (PHOTOS)
05-28-2024 10:58 PM

HOLYOKE — The rematch of the 2023 Western Mass. Class D title game lived up to the hype. Top-seeded Pioneer entered Tuesday’s Class D final against No. 2 Ware hoping to avenge its loss from last year’s championship — a 2-1 Ware win in 10 innings — and...


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My Turn: Not Quabbin-ize, but eyes on the prize
05-28-2024 4:36 PM

The story of the “lost” towns of the Quabbin Reservoir [“Don’t Quabbin-ize us on clean energy,” Recorder, May 17] is a sad one, but it does raise the question of when an individual or collective should be asked to sacrifice for the greater good....

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Orange Police Logs, April 1-21
05-20-2024 4:04 PM

ORANGE POLICE LOGSApril 1 - 21Monday, April 111:17 a.m. - Party in the lobby reporting someone tried to change the name on his National Grid bill. Officer spoke with the party who stated someone switching his account, officer called National Grid and...


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Obit photo for Judith M. Burpee Judith M. Burpee

Judith M Burpee Templeton, MA - Judith M. (Young) Burpee, 72, of Templeton, died peacefully Thursday, May 23, 2024, in UMass Memorial Medical Center-University Campus, Worcester, after a period of declining health with her family by her ... remainder of obit for Judith M. Burpee

Obit photo for Adrienne Vivian Laroche Adrienne Vivian Laroche

Athol, MA - Adrienne Vivian Laroche (nee Nadeau), 85, of Athol, Massachusetts, passed away on May 17, 2024. She was born on March 27, 1939 to Fabiola and Adrien Nadeau in Hollis, Maine and grew up in Saco and Biddeford. Adrienne was... remainder of obit for Adrienne Vivian Laroche

Obit photo for Paul F. Buckley Paul F. Buckley

July 7, 1936-May 15, 2024 Baldwinville, MA - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Paul Francis Buckley, born on July 7, 1936 in Athol Massachusetts. Paul was a chef by trade and spent his career working in a variety ... remainder of obit for Paul F. Buckley

Obit photo for Dennis Boudreau Dennis Boudreau

Athol, MA - Dennis L. Brodreau, 74, died Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Gardner, on January 30, 1950. a son of the late Leo and Arlene (Trueheart) Boudreau. He was a 1968 graduate of Athol... remainder of obit for Dennis Boudreau


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