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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, MA 01331, or dropped off at the library. ——— Dear PC Doctor: I have a Kindle Paperwhite. There’s this annoying...
 This dormitory on Shepardson Road in Warwick, torn down many years ago, was the centerpiece of the Brotherhood of the Spirit commune, with more than 200 members. 
“The mind-blowing saga of the Brotherhood of the Spirit is essential to anyone wishing to understand how and why the Pioneer Valley is what it is today.” So stated Tom Devine, a blogger from Northampton who once spent a week at the Brotherhood’s commune in Warwick. Devine’s observation may be an...
I hope all of the moms who read this article had a great Mother’s Day this past weekend! Those of you who are raising the young ladies and gentlemen that are a part of the Wild Knights Chess Club have plenty of reason to be proud of the job you are doing with our future! These young Knights...
Written by Julia Donaldson ——— “A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood,” begins The Gruffalo, by Julia Donaldson. On his stroll, the mouse bumps into and has to outsmart, a fox, a snake, and an owl. To ward off his potential predators, the mouse describes a creature who is...
The summer blockbuster season began with a bang this weekend as Marvel’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’ opened in theaters. The movie continued where last year’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ left off. The group was seen being strained after Tony Stark as Iron Man played by Robert Downy Jr. (Sherlock...
There are no stamp or coins debuting this coming week. A small coin show will be held on May 15 in Hinsdale, N.H., at the Millstream Community Center on routes 63 and 119. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; there is no admission charge, and off-street parking is free. The first series of the big...
MassWildlife provides information to the public each spring to guide people as to what they should do if they come upon young wildlife. The arrival of spring means the arrival of newborn and just-hatched wildlife. Every year, the lives of many young creatures are disturbed by people who take young...
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, MA 01331, or dropped off at the library. ****** Dear PC Doctor: I wrote a story and I want to put it on the...
MOTHER AND SON -- Clare and Ned Green, both enthusiasts of hiking and the out-of-doors, posed for this photo in the northern Presidential Range in New Hampshire's White Mountains shortly before Ned perished on Mount Washington at age 26. 
With my longtime hiking pal Clare Green of Warwick, retired kindergarten teacher, I’ll be hiking up Warwick’s Mount Grace Saturday morning, May 7. The occasion is the 15th annual Ned Green Scholarship Hike, held the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend. Ned, Clare’s only child, perished in an ice...
This is a two part puzzle representing a game of Double Bughouse. In puzzle 1 team A is white. In puzzle 2 team A is black. It is team A’s turn to move in both games. How can team A win after each player has made one move?
I have a warning for parents and teachers in the Athol area! A lot of local kids may be getting smarter. Three new Knights have joined our crusade in the past two weeks. Kyle Evens, Chance Hubble and Max Hubble are our newest recruits. All three seemed to take a strong interest and I am expecting...

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