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NEW SALEM — After being passed down from generation to generation, the golden cane from the former town of Dana has been donated to the Swift River...

Estimates vary on how many died during the infamous Bataan Death March during World War II. But it generally is accepted that nearly 10,000...

ORANGE — Don Mailloux has sold a lot of houses in his 30 years as a real estate agent.But none have kept his phone ringing off the hook quite like...

Montague resident Ferd Wulkan doesn’t recall precisely where he was 50 years ago when he learned of the Kent State massacre, but he remembers the...

WARWICK – Located in the center of town, in front of the Warwick Free Public library, sits the Captain Ball Fountain. Typically known as “the town...

By The Associated PressToday is Monday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2019. There are 351 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Jan. 14,...

By The Associated Press Today is Monday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2019. There are 358 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Jan...

By The Associated PressToday is Monday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2018. There are 21 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 10,...

PETERSHAM — New research shows that humans are “hard wired” to share events and experiences through the telling of stories in the oral tradition...

ATHOL — Amazing events have shaped the rocks and landscape of this part of Massachusetts, according to Professor Richard Little, who will speak at...

Orange hosts historical military expo

5/21/18

ORANGE — As the air raid siren sounded, soldiers scrambled on the battlefield and gunshots echoed. Smoke from artillery blasts clouded the air and...

Warwick urged to help protect sacred landscapes

5/21/18

WARWICK — Let the landscape speak for itself. That was one of the messages from Doug Harris, Deputy Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the...

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