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ORANGE — On Monday, June 13, the Orange Scholarship Foundation awarded $44,700 in scholarships to 64 current year and post graduate students of the Ralph C. Mahar Regional High School and the Franklin County Technical School. Following are this year’s recipients: The Stephen & June Cody...
 Former New Salem resident, Christina O'Connor, Hingham High history teacher, was awarded the Senior Division Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award for Massachusetts.
 NEW SALEM — Former New Salem resident, Christina O’Connor, Hingham High history teacher, was awarded the Senior Division Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award for Massachusetts recently. As the recipient, O’Connor is nominated for the National Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award at...
ATHOL — The Bearsden timber cutting project will wrap at the end of this month and will leave about 70 acres of land in the Bearsden Forest area cleared for what will become a meadow.  Bob Muzzy of the conservation commission said on Thursday, “Originally there was a forestry cut and that was...
ORANGE — Mahar Regional School is set to adopt a new athletics mascot from a field of two exemplary student designs, which will be presented in survey form to the community when classes resume in August.   Co-Principal Scott Hemlin said stakeholders have called attention to the lack of...
GARDNER — The rate at which Massachusetts residents earn college degrees will pivot from growth to decline by 2022 unless the state’s public higher education system, which educates more than half of all undergraduates, is able to increase the number of students who enroll and earn diplomas, the...
Weekend, June 11-12 Athol - Voters will take action on a 40-article town meeting warrant on Monday at Memorial Hall. Articles include the budgets for operating the town and schools. Shane Chase, son of Rick and Kelly Chase of town, graduated form California College of the Arts, San Francisco,...
The Athol Daily News prints, free of charge, announcements of births, weddings, engagements, anniversaries, major birthday milestones, military achievements, honors, awards, and college acceptance and college graduation notices. Photos and accompanying information is submitted by our readers and...
GARDNER — In January 2001, shortly after attending a conference on tele-learning, Mount Wachusett Community College President Daniel Asquino founded Massachusetts Colleges Online, which grew into a consortium of the state’s 15 community colleges and nine state universities. In appreciation for...
Annual MWCC Foundation event celebrates Citizen of Year, outstanding students
GARDNER — Service to the community and to students was the prevailing theme of the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s annual celebration, which offered guests a “passport into the future” of MWCC and its students, as well as an opportunity to reflect back on key figures in the college’...
FITCHBURG — Members of the 2016 graduating class at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School received close to $100,000 in scholarships and financial awards recently when they were recognized for their accomplishments the last four years at the school’s Annual Awards ceremonies. Due to...

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