Athol's Tyler Lutz (22) finds some room to run as Jared Cormier (74) helps break him free during Friday's football contest in Athol. Lutz went for 140 yards and two touchdowns on just six carries as the Raiders routed Monument Mountain 34-0. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — Football is a tough game, but Athol High School made it look easy Friday night. The Raiders were thoroughly dominant in the trenches en route to a 34-0 defeat of Monument Mountain. “Our team played a very good football game tonight,” said...
Mahar's John Gariepy (20) tries to turn up field during Friday's contest in Ludlow. Photo By Mike Phillips
LUDLOW — The Senators overcame a 7-0 first quarter deficit and shut out host Ludlow High School over the final three quarters, giving Mahar a 20-7 win, and first-year head coach Chris Bailey his first career victory. “The defense really led the...
 Ten members of the Athol High School class of 1945 met on Sept. 11 at the King Phillip Restaurant in Phillipston for the 71st anniversary of their graduation. Front, left to right -- Marion Martin Sawin, Anna DeFazio Klaus and Nellie Melaika. Back -- Marjorie Smith Cooley, Jane Lowell McGuirk, Ira Cass, Peter Taylor, Eloise MacDonald Carlson, Ella Walker Duguay and Dorothy Stockwell Lewis.Photo by Liz Smith
ATHOL — On Sept. 11, members of the Athol High School class of 1945 met at the King Phillip Restaurant in Phillipston for the 71st anniversary of their graduation. Ten class members were present, including class officer Jane Ann Lowell McGuirk,...
 Mahar's Joslyn O'Brien, right, works to maintain control as a Greenfield defender swarms in during Thursday's match. The Senators fell to the Wave 7-2. Photo By Josh Talbot
GREENFIELD — The Greenfield High School field hockey team scored early and often in a 7-2 defeat of Mahar on Thursday. Reagan Hickey racked up a hat trick and Alyssa Garvin added two goals of her own in the win. Olivia Joy and Kailee Stovall also...
Mahar's Jamey Temple, right, boots a pass in front of the net during Thursday's match in Orange. Temple had two assists in the Senators' 3-0 victory over Greenfield. Photo By Mike Phillips
ORANGE — The Mahar boys’ soccer team exploded for three second half goals to earn a 3-0 victory over Greenfield High School, Thursday night. Cecil Talbot, Brennan Mailloux and Connor Arsenault all rippled the twine in the final 40 minutes to...
Athol's Amber Mahony glides through the air after firing a shot on goal during Thursday's contest in Greenfield. The junior racked up three goals as the Lady Raiders earned their first win of the season with a 7-1 thumping of Greenfield. Photo By Josh Talbot
GREENFIELD — The Athol High School girls’ soccer team got into the win column with a 7-1 thumping of Greenfield on Thursday. The Lady Raiders (1-4-1) took advantage of a pair of weak goal kicks as Ally Raymond and Julia Carey made it 2-0 just 13...
Athol's Tyler Lutz (22) finds some room to run as Jared Cormier (74) helps break him free during Friday's football contest in Athol. Lutz went for 140 yards and two touchdowns on just six carries as the Raiders routed Monument Mountain 34-0. Photo By Josh Talbot
Mahar's John Gariepy (20) tries to turn up field during Friday's contest in Ludlow. Photo By Mike Phillips
 Ten members of the Athol High School class of 1945 met on Sept. 11 at the King Phillip Restaurant in Phillipston for the 71st anniversary of their graduation. Front, left to right -- Marion Martin Sawin, Anna DeFazio Klaus and Nellie Melaika. Back -- Marjorie Smith Cooley, Jane Lowell McGuirk, Ira Cass, Peter Taylor, Eloise MacDonald Carlson, Ella Walker Duguay and Dorothy Stockwell Lewis.Photo by Liz Smith
 Mahar's Joslyn O'Brien, right, works to maintain control as a Greenfield defender swarms in during Thursday's match. The Senators fell to the Wave 7-2. Photo By Josh Talbot
Mahar's Jamey Temple, right, boots a pass in front of the net during Thursday's match in Orange. Temple had two assists in the Senators' 3-0 victory over Greenfield. Photo By Mike Phillips
Athol's Amber Mahony glides through the air after firing a shot on goal during Thursday's contest in Greenfield. The junior racked up three goals as the Lady Raiders earned their first win of the season with a 7-1 thumping of Greenfield. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — Warm weather brings people out to enjoy the town’s numerous parks. This includes persons gathering on a regular basis at the Veterans Park at Main and Exchange streets. Right or wrong, the use of the park for what appears to be “leisure and relaxation,” when having been built to honor...
ROYALSTON — The Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee on Wednesday voted narrowly in support of a resolution against lifting the cap on Commonwealth charter schools, an issue that remains at the forefront of political discourse leading up to the November election. A draft resolution...
ATHOL — The town is accepting bids for the former Sanders Street School through the Municibid online auction site, Town Manager Shaun Suhoski said Wednesday. Persons interested in acquiring the 16,800-square-foot brick and masonry building can submit bids up to 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24....
ATHOL — The selectboard on Tuesday voted to approve the process proposed by Director of Planning and Development Eric Smith for updating the town’s community development strategy. The update is a requirement for applying for a fiscal year 2017 Community Development Block Grant, noted Smith. The...
ORANGE — In meeting with interim department of public works superintendent Josh Knechtel Wednesday, the selectboard approved two Chapter 90 requests; one for $140,000 for the purchase of a new backhoe, and another for $$22,500 to hire a road assessment firm.  Knechtel said that the department’s...

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