TNT Co-op opens its doors in Athol

03-04-2024 5:00 PM

ATHOL – Those looking for a unique gift for that special friend or loved one may find it at the TNT Co-op Mall in downtown Athol.Business partners Tony Alario and Tedd Lappas have been working since the start of the new year to get their storefront at...

A Page from North Quabbin History: Stovepipe politics in Wendell

03-04-2024 5:00 PM

By Carla CharterIn the 1930s, Wendell ushered in events which later became known as the town’s “Stovepipe Politics Era.” This time period involved a 1931 race for selectman between challenger Ozro D. Baker and long- term Selectman Charles Ballou, a...


MIAA girls basketball: Mahar, Frontier suffer road state tournament losses
03-04-2024 9:04 PM

Top-seeded Hoosac Valley certainly looked the part on Monday night.The Hurricanes shook off a strong start from visiting Mahar, turning a two-point lead after one quarter into a 32-13 halftime advantage.Hoosac pulled away for a 63-32 victory over the...

My Turn: From Uncle Remus to civil rights organizing
03-04-2024 4:52 PM

Thank you, Estelle Cade! [“When ‘Little Black Sambo’ was just a clever kid,” Recorder, Feb. 26]. I had the same “colored” baby doll. I called her Sandra, and now I know where the name came from.Family lore has it that I brought such a doll home from...

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Orange Police Log 12/1-13
12-31-2023 9:15 AM

Orange Police LogSunday, Dec. 32:24 a.m – Request was made to have OPD make contact with an individual they had lost contact with; his ankle monitor or bracelet as it was either turned off or dead. Officers spoke with a resident as well as the house...

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Obit photo for Robert P. Goodfellow Robert P. Goodfellow

PETERSHAM, MA - Robert P. Goodfellow, 80, of Hardwick Road, died early Sunday morning, February 25, 2024 at the Odd Fellows Home in Worcester. Born in Boston on September 3, 1943, he wa... remainder of obit for Robert P. Goodfellow

Obit photo for Leon Nicoliello Leon Nicoliello

ORANGE, MA - Sr. MSGT Leon Nicoliello "Nick"(Retired USAF), 82, passed away February 23, 2024. He was born May 2, 1941 in Montague MA to the late Leon and Billie (Robinson) Nicoliello. ... remainder of obit for Leon Nicoliello

Obit photo for Susan Fitzgerald Susan Fitzgerald

Susan (Hellen) Fitzgerald ATHOL, MA - Susan Hellen Fitzgerald of Athol, formerly of Fairfield, CT, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Susan was born in Petersham, the daughter of ... remainder of obit for Susan Fitzgerald

Obit photo for Grace Léger Grace Léger

Grace (Younger) Leger ORANGE, MA - Grace Léger, 66, of 40 Chestnut Hill Road in Orange, died on December 20, 2023, surrounded by her immediate family. Grace was born in Boston, MA, on June ... remainder of obit for Grace Léger


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