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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,...
ATHOL – If you’re interested in healthcare and looking for a volunteer opportunity in Athol or one of the surrounding towns, consider signing up to become a SHINE Counselor with LifePath (formerly Franklin County Home Care). With the 2016 Spring Training coming up in a few weeks, there’s no better...
1991 Senior Bill Nault and Middle School students Susan Gagliardi and Rebecca Silver were grand prize winners of the 33rd Mahar Regional School Science Fair. Nault won for his project, “Unleaded Gasoline And Its Components, Is It Safer?” Gagliardi and Silver teamed up to win with their entry, “1...
1991 Standing for hours in raw, rainy weather greeting voters may not be one’s idea of a good time, but Jane Peirce, newly elected member of the Orange selectboard and the first woman to serve in that position, said she enjoyed doing just that at the polls. A team of students from Mahar...
1991 Resembling a scene taken from a page of American history, circa World War II, Wendell held a “Victory Rally” on the town common to give thanks to the troops for their spectacular success in the war with Iraq. Flags were in evidence everywhere, waving in rhythm to strains of patriotic music...
1991 Obie Plante, president of the Mahar Key Club, presented a check for $200 to members of the Melha Temple for the Shriners Hospital in Springfield. Key Club members earned the money by collecting pledges after a foul shooting contest. Several members toured the Shriners Hospital and learned...
1991 Five-year-old Elizabeth Porter, daughter of Polly and John Porter of Athol, found the Johnny Johnstone Memorial hatchet during the 69th George Washington’s Birthday hatchet hunt in Bearsden Woods off Hillside Terrace. Danny Thompson, son of Brady and Ben Thompson of Athol, found the George...
1991 The Athol-Orange Family Inn has purchased a larger building on East Main Street and Peggy Collins, director of the inn, anticipates moving in by April. In order to maintain the healthy and supportive atmosphere of the old inn, the new quarters will need renovation. To help achieve its goals...

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