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It is hard to imagine a movie where the characters say very few words throughout the entire running time of the movie and having the movie be any good. With the release of ‘Dunkirk’, which hit theaters just this weekend, we see a movie say a lot without having the characters say much at all. ...
The U.S. Postal Service will issue five stamps depicting sharks on July 26. These self-adhesive first-class rate forever stamps will be issued in panes of 20. The five shark species depicted on the stamps are the shortfin mako, pelagic thresher, great white, whale shark, and scalloped hammerhead...
My boat is just about perfect for me. It is a 1990 ProCraft equipped with a Mariner 115 horse outboard and 72 pound thrust marine-grade trolling motor. I have electric downriggers and a side planer for fishing Lake Ontario where the 18 and a half foot length and wide transom are just what the...
DEAR PET TALK: I have the time and space to foster a cat. Can you help me do that? ——— — HOPEFUL ——— DEAR HOPEFUL: God bless you! Foster families are definitely needed for cats, as there are a variety of rescue organizations in central Massachusetts who help get cats off the streets, or...
Editor’s Note: Questions should be directed to the PC Doctor, care of the Athol Public Library at info@athollibrary.org or by mail at Athol Public Library, 568 Main St., Athol, Mass. 01331, or dropped off at the library. ****** Dear PC Doctor: My PC is getting full. I’d like to delete some...
For me and many others in the North Quabbin community who have been upset about Hobby Lobby coming to the North Quabbin Commons in Athol, it was a welcome moment when Laurie Davidson’s letter to the editor was published in this newspaper July 8. I’m adding my voice to hers. She cited news...
There are no new items scheduled to be issued this week by either the U.S. Mint or the U.S. Postal Service. A small coin show will be held today, July 19, in Uxbridge at the VFW Hall, 16 Cross Rd. Hours are 3 to 8 p.m.; admission and off-street parking are free. The coin show normally held at...
Well-known to daytime television audiences for her decade-long role as the sassy, stylish attorney Diane Miller in ABC’s “General Hospital,” Carolyn Hennesy was drawn to the world of entertainment from the age of 4. “That’s when my father took me to my first sound stage and I remember it to this...
When someone blacks out they do not normally remember what they did the night before and usually will accept with regret what their loved ones tell them they did. But what if something they’re told sounds completely absurd. Should they believe it or keep trying to remember what really happened...
Deer hunters are reminded that the deadline to apply for an antlerless deer permit is Sunday. July 16. You must have purchased a hunting or sporting license to participate in the permit process. This permit is required for any hunter who wishes to hunt antlerless deer. There is no fee to apply; a...

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