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Editor, Daily News An employee at Athol McDonald’s who is a child with a learning disability and extreme bashfulness was shamed by the new owner! In front of customers and employees she intimidated this 17-year-old child and made her cry and then responded with, “Oh, look, I made her cry!”...
Editor, Daily News Orange has a bright future, if we embrace it and work for it. Orange needs forward looking leadership, wise planning, and careful spending. Kathy Reinig has provided just that, thoughtful and knowledgeable leadership for the past six years. I urge all Orange voters to vote for...
Editor, Daily News I am impressed with Rep. Geoff Diehl (R-Whitman). He truly cares about the hard working taxpayers of Massachusetts. We are lucky he stepped forward to stop automatic gas tax hikes. If Geoff had not initiated the successful ballot question, there would have been three gas tax...
Editor, Daily News Kathy Reinig has guided the Town of Orange with her steady, well-informed presence on the Board of Selectmen over the past six years. We need her in office for the next three years! Since Rodney Hunt left town, we have an opportunity for numerous block grants that have not...
Editor, Daily News Competency, experience, professionalism, customer service and results! These words describe our current town clerk Nancy Blackmer who has served and delivered excellent results in this role since January 2000. Nancy has consistently led improvements both for Orange and for...
Editor, Daily News I see that James Cornwell is challenging Kathy Reinig for a seat on the Orange selectboard. I have had many contacts with Mr. Cornwell in his capacity on the Orange Cemetery Commission and they left me wanting, wanting to see something accomplished with the donations which...
Editor, Daily News I read with interest Wednesday’s Athol Daily News article on Petersham engineering student Celeste Nicoletti’s research on light pollution and its dangers. Light pollution (including light “trespass”) — which poses serious threats to the environment, wildlife and humans —...
Editor, Daily News On March 6, the town of Orange will hold its annual election. This year, there are two contested offices — one for the selectboard and the other for town clerk. I encourage all those registered to exercise their right to vote. I encourage voters to re-elect the current town...
Editor, Daily News Jim (Cornwell) loves our town and is an excellent leader who is willing to serve in this critical role. Jim brings honesty, a commitment to have good and effective local government, strong fiscal management and will follow through to address issues and progress for our town...
Editor, Daily News February is American Heart Month, so before you think about what kind of flowers or type of candy to buy for Valentine’s Day, choose the valentine that is better than any box of chocolates or bouquet of expensive red roses: Show your love by supporting your sweetheart in...

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