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Another CES has just wrapped up. The annual Consumer Electronics Show, that occurs in Las Vegas, is heaven for a tech nerd such as myself. Everything from 8K televisions, to self-driving cars, to internet connected home devices were showcased as usual. Of all the stuff on display this year, here...
The New Year is off to a great start for the Athol chess clubs! We have had lots of new interest in both the Wild Knights for youth and the Mild Knights for us ol...err...more mature chess enthusiasts. Both clubs are open to any interested person in the appropriate age group, and both clubs...
While most screen legends from Hollywood’s Golden Age found fame only after working their way through vaudeville, radio, or numerous minor film roles, Errol Flynn was the proverbial overnight sensation. Virtually unknown to Hollywood in the early 1930’s, Flynn became a household name after the...
‘The Hateful Eight’, the latest Quentin Tarantino release, has now hit theaters in 70 mm and digital settings nationwide. For those who know the unique filmmaker’s style, nothing is left off the table.  The film opens on John Ruth, played by Kurt Russell (The Thing, Death Proof) a feared bounty...
QUILLED PAPER HEART STAMP
The U.S. Postal Service will kick off its 2016 program with a single first-class forever stamp on Jan. 12. This will feature a quilled paper heart in the design, for Valentine’s Day mailings. This stamp will be issued in panes of 20 self-adhesives, and debut at the Dallas Love Airport in Dallas...
Dear Twin City Paws, Does my pet’s coat get thicker in the winter? I have an indoor cat, and it feels like the coat is getting thicker. — Perplexed Dear Perplexed, You are correct — cats’ coats can change from summer to winter. Factors include: breed of cat, climate where it lives, and the...
The grind of the regular season is over and now it’s time for the greatest month of the year — the NFL Playoffs. Football season is always full of twists and turns, but things become slightly more predictable in the postseason. Teams catch fire and there is no holding back once all the chips are...
I have no idea what the year ahead will be like. Heck, I don’t not even know what this month will be like but it is always fun to see things unfold. Who would have predicted the incredible cold temperatures and heavy snow of last winter and the super mild December we just finished. We can’t change...
There are many organizations in the North Quabbin region working hard to provide services to children and young adults in the area. On Wednesday, January 13, HANDS is bringing some of these individuals together at a luncheon at the Athol Public Library. Our goal is to provide a collaborative...
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 Windows 7 computer. Everyone in my family...

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