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With all the hubbub of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks’ this weekend it was nice to walk past the long lines and get into ‘Krampus’ worry-free with seats o’ plenty to choose from. Also was exciting to see a Christmas themed horror movie. As a non-horror fan it was actually not that far...
Dear Twin City Paws:  I love my dog and cat, and feel like they help with my depression issues. Are there other health benefits to having a pet? — Furbaby Mama Dear Furbaby Mama:  Many health benefits! If you have a dog, you can’t be a hermit or couch potato. Dog walking is a fun, low-...
I could feel the power shifting, and you probably could too. Injuries had mounted for the Patriots which resulted in back-to-back losses for the first time since what feels like the Clinton administration. The Bengals and Broncos were ahead of us in the standings and the concept of playing an AFC...
The Blue Hills Reservation is located within Greater Boston and it was the location of deer hunting for the first time in modern history during the Massachusetts shotgun deer hunting season. The Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Board met Tuesday in Westborough and received a report on the hunt...
Editor, Daily News I was very disturbed to see the picture of that majestic bear lying dead in the back of a pick up truck. What a horrible fate for a noble beast. I don’t understand the need to kill these beautiful creatures. I’ve heard they are NOT good eating, so why kill them? It does not...
Potential voters who skipped holiday shopping Tuesday evening in order to watch the fifth Republican presidential debate witnessed a sharp clash of policies. The night’s topic was how each candidate would act as commander in chief in times of terrorism at home and abroad. The first to respond...
DEAR ABBY: I’m a 14-year-old girl and I have a boy best friend who is also 14. I liked him the moment I met him, which was exactly a year ago. He says it’s the same for him. We established that we both liked each other months ago, but we’re still only friends. The reason is his parents have a...
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: Help! My computer won’t work. When I turn it on,...
Editor, Daily News Dear People of the great state of Massachusetts, Greetings! My name is David Z. and I am a 5th grade student at Salida Elementary School in Salida, CA. We live in the Central Valley located east of San Francisco. This year we are to complete a state project. I picked...
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married three years. It has been rocky since year two. She’s a great mother to our kids, especially the one who is medically challenged. We have broken up twice so far, and are now back together. However, because of my job, we live in different states. Bottom...

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