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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: Would you or the library consider running a...
Pamela Oddy and Candice Ashenden of Orange will be among area residents in same-sex relationships to participate in a public conversation following the screening of "Freedom to Marry" at the Athol Public Library on Tuesday, June 20. The couple celebrates their 20th anniversary on June 21, although same-sex marriage was not legal in the state until 2004. They have raised a son and a daughter together. Left to right -- Billy, Candi and Christi Ashenden, and Pam Oddy. 
On June 7, 2017, Gov. Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg declared June as LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender] Pride Month in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Gov. Baker stated, “Massachusetts is proud to be a welcoming state and a champion for...
The U.S. Postal Service will issue eight stamps on June 14 depicting eight balls used in various sports. The sports included are football, volleyball, soccer, golf, baseball, basketball, tennis and kickball. These first-class rate forever stamps will be self-adhesives issued in panes of 16,...
It is one of the hardest things to see someone you care about suffer and feel like their life is useless. In ‘Me Before You,’ released last year, we see a caretaker seeing a patient want to end their life, feeling being disabled makes their life not like living. Louisa Clark, played by Emilia...
Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts and Lulu in 'To Sir, with Love.'  Courtesy of Columbia Pictures
Hollywood has depicted the enduring battle between teachers and rebellious high school students for decades. One of the most popular portrayals was the British production “To Sir, with Love” which premiered in the U.S. 50 years ago on June 14. Based on the autobiographical novel by Guyana-born E...
Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts and Lulu in 'To Sir, with Love.'  Courtesy of Columbia Pictures
Hollywood has depicted the enduring battle between teachers and rebellious high school students for decades. One of the most popular portrayals was the British production “To Sir, with Love” which premiered in the U.S. 50 years ago on June 14. Based on the autobiographical novel by Guyana-born E...
Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts and Lulu in 'To Sir, with Love.'  Courtesy of Columbia Pictures
Hollywood has depicted the enduring battle between teachers and rebellious high school students for decades. One of the most popular portrayals was the British production “To Sir, with Love” which premiered in the U.S. 50 years ago on June 14. Based on the autobiographical novel by Guyana-born E...
Members of the Deerfield River Watershed’s Chapter of Trout Unlimited gathered last weekend to hold the chapter’s annual “Single-Fly” Fundraising Tournament. Local Fishing Guide Eric Halloran successfully defended his title, winning for the third year in a row. Dick Quinn regained his title in the...
Oliver loves to groom his brother Charlie, and vice versa! Photo by Ashley Green Photography
DEAR PET TALK: Now that it’s spring, my cat is shedding a lot. Do cats get thicker coats in winter? — Cat Lover ——— DEAR CAT LOVER: Cats’ coats can change from summer to winter. Factors include breed of cat, climate where it lives, and the variety of fur. As attractive as the cat coat is, it...
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: I am curious about websites. Some end in .com, ....

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