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Editor, Athol Daily News Politics has always and will always be a part of elective government. I stress the word “part” because politics and political parties have become all about elected government, resulting in a split government which is weak.  I don’t expect or propose everyone should...
Editor, Daily News Two articles will be presented for consideration by the attendees of the Dec. 7 special town meeting in Athol. Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend the meeting so I would like to take this opportunity to express my objection to Article 2. Three of the four members of...
Editor, Daily News As the consulting forester who designed the forest cutting plan for the Davenport Pond Conservation Area, I wanted to note that your headline, “Timber cutting to begin in Davenport forest,” was rather misleading. The headline should have said, “Forestry work to begin in...
Editor, Daily News Recently I had to be rushed by the Orange Ambulance to the Athol Hospital. I, first, must thank those two young men for the care, along with the compassion, they gave me. This was my first time at AH. In the ER it was really like a scene from the ER on Grey’s Anatomy. The...
Editor, Daily News Tell me it’s not true. Lindsay Miller, a Utah woman, obtained a pictured driver’s license in Boston with a spaghetti strainer on her head. State law states that no headgear can be worn in pictured IDs. Ms. Lindsay claimed that her First Amendment freedom of religion was...
Editor, Daily News Last week Obama signed the budget deal that will prevent another government shutdown. The president went on to say, this budget will allow our economy to grow and create jobs, while keeping America safe. This budget is full of overspending. How is this a reflection of a...
Editor, Athol Daily News Low scores of the recent MCAS testing of the Athol/Royalston Regional School District students is again disappointing. As a taxpayer I have been saying for a number of years the education system in the district needed to be changed. It is broken. A committee member,...
Editor, Daily News I am writing this letter to get something off my chest. To set the record straight for the 200 current Rodney Hunt employees losing their jobs, and the thousands of former RHC employees who made the company a success. My perspective on this matter is that of a former 30-year...
Editor, Daily News Every once in a while there is some well-kept secret in town that needs to be shouted from the rooftops, and this is such an occasion. I spent over three weeks in the rehabilitation program at Athol Hospital following a surgery at UMass Medical in Worcester. I had broken my...
Editor, Daily News I want to apologize to those people who did not get their Brown Bag in Orange on Wednesday, Oct. 21. As many of you know, the heat was out at the Armory. I had to choose to go ahead with the Brown Bag or not have it. I know many of you depend on some of the things in a typical...

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