Franklin County Technical School carpentry students are currently building a cabin at Camp Kee-wanee, a Greenfield summer camp for kids 4 to 14 years old. Students pictured above are Brandon Wilson of Orange, standing at left in front of Gage Soulia; and Brooke Romanovicz, standing on the structure. School photo
GREENFIELD — At the end of 1 Health Camp Rd., the ringing sound of students banging nails resonates above the trees. It’s the end of the school year, but Franklin County Technical School Carpentry shop students are hard at work building a cabin...
Pictured is Lucais Marks, a participant for Team China in the ASPAC Lacrosse tournament in the Jeju Islands of South Korea. Marks is a goalie and also plays for Dickinson College. Courtesy photo
Lucais Marks, grandson to Molly Aitken of Athol, is currently playing goalie for Team China in the 2017 ASPAC Lacrosse Tournament in the Jeju Islands of South Korea. The tournament began June 16 and will conclude on June 24. “I’m a very hands-on...
Sam Paul is the type of leader that contributes in ways often outside of the box score. Photo by Mike Phillips
There are two types of leaders. Those that step up in the time of need which often is usually duly noted and in sports, usually shows up in the box score. Then there are leaders that set an example. They usually go unnoticed in the box score but...
Kyle Bry, a Franklin County Technical School welding and metal fabrication student, recently won the highly competitive 19th Annual Notch Pipe Welding Challenge event at Notch Mechanical Constructors in Chicopee. School photo
TURNERS FALLS — Kyle Bry, a Franklin County Technical School Welding and Metal Fabrication student, recently won the highly competitive 19th Annual Notch Pipe Welding Challenge event at Notch Mechanical Constructors in Chicopee. For Bry, the win...
WORCESTER — Derek J. Porter, of Athol, was recently awarded a bachelor of science degree in Aerospace Engineering during Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) 149th commencement ceremony. He is the son of Deborrah Porter and James Porter, both of...
ATHOL — Nicole May Matthews and Timothy Paul Jaillet, both of town, were married June 10, 2017, at the Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church, with Pastor Mary Owen officiating. The bride wore a white Da Vinci gown with corset back and beading...
Franklin County Technical School carpentry students are currently building a cabin at Camp Kee-wanee, a Greenfield summer camp for kids 4 to 14 years old. Students pictured above are Brandon Wilson of Orange, standing at left in front of Gage Soulia; and Brooke Romanovicz, standing on the structure. School photo
Pictured is Lucais Marks, a participant for Team China in the ASPAC Lacrosse tournament in the Jeju Islands of South Korea. Marks is a goalie and also plays for Dickinson College. Courtesy photo
Sam Paul is the type of leader that contributes in ways often outside of the box score. Photo by Mike Phillips
Kyle Bry, a Franklin County Technical School welding and metal fabrication student, recently won the highly competitive 19th Annual Notch Pipe Welding Challenge event at Notch Mechanical Constructors in Chicopee. School photo
ATHOL — Traffic safety concerns along Templeton Road (Route 2A) in the vicinity of the North Quabbin Commons main access road and the Route 2, Exit 18 on-/off-ramp will be addressed by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s Highway Division in the near future. A June 8 letter from...
ERVING — The selectmen on Monday held a joint meeting with the Usher Mill Reuse Committee (UMRC) and the Recreation Commission regarding the Riverfront Park. The grand opening for the park is today, Saturday, June 24, at 2 p.m.  The original park project under the UMRC saw three phases and phase...
NEW SALEM — The following events will be part of Old Home Day festivities on Saturday, July 15: Calling All Bakers The Old Home Day Cake Walk will take place at 1 p.m. in the Stowell Building next to the Old Town Hall. Bakers compete for a $50 gift certificate to the Orange Food Cooperative,...
ERVING — The special town meeting convened promptly at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Senior Community Center. Moderator Rich Peabody led in the salute to the flag. Approximately 25 people were in attendance with 17 needed to fulfill a quorum. All seven articles passed unanimously.  The town voted to...
Michael Leander, principal of the Athol Community Elementary School, is pictured after having his hair dyed purple in honor of North Brookfield Elementary School. Submitted photo
NORTH BROOKFIELD — In November 2016, the North Brookfield Elementary School (NBES) PTO challenged the Athol Community Elementary School (ACES) PTO to see which school could collect the most Boxtops clips between November and May. The Boxtops for Education program provides money to schools to be...

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