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When you think of sodium, does salt come to mind? Sodium is a mineral our bodies need in small amounts for many functions; generally it comes from our food. The sodium in foods is mostly sodium chloride, or table salt, but foods can also contain sodium naturally. Salt may preserve our foods and...
The answer to the June 7 Guess the Photo contest was the Athol Manufacturing Plant. Athol resident James Meehan submitted the photo. The plant was located in the now-empty lot across from L.P. Athol Corp. on Crescent Street. Meehan explained the plant produced lacquers and artificial leathers, and...
GREENFIELD — For those living with one or more chronic health conditions, the Healthy Living Program at LifePath Inc. (formerly Franklin County Home Care Corporation) can help. Starting in June, the Healthy Living Program will offer an ongoing workshop series known as “My Life, My Health” at the...
GREENFIELD — On Tuesday, June 21, Greenfield Adult Day Health of GVNA HealthCare will be presenting an educational program at the Center on 489 Bernardston Rd., Ste. 207, Cherry Rum Plaza. The program, entitled “Healthy Living for your Brain and Body,” will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m.  “GVNA is...
WASHINGTON, DC — Just in time for the celebration of Older Americans month, the Social Security Administration’s Acting Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin called Social Security an “anti-poverty program.” But the National Council on Aging points out that “over 25 million Americans aged 60 and over are...
1991 Athol Memorial Hospital will mark National Hospital Week with a tribute to employees, auxilians, volunteers and patients. The hospital has approximately 300 employees, full-time and part-time. Athol Junior High will conduct a public celebration, “Our Earth”. There will be displays, models...
Medicare Buy-In Programs, also called Medicare Savings Programs, can assist low-income Medicare beneficiaries pay their share of the Medicare Part B premium, which is currently $121.80 monthly. Medicare beneficiaries may be eligible for different buy-in programs based on their income. The three...
The Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and administered by World Education, is a statewide service that provides free information and referrals to adult learners  and people interested in volunteering in Adult Basic...
1991 Armed with bundles of American flags, volunteers from local veterans’ organizations marked more than 1,245 veterans’ graves in Athol cemeteries in preparation for Memorial Day. The Athol Teachers’ Association presented their Torchlighter Award to Alan Rich in recognition of his many years...
Editors note: The following is part of a two part series that will be continued in next week’s Good Life column. Animal companionship plays an important role in many people’s lives. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, up to 36% of homes in the United States include a dog,...

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