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The Athol High School winter cheerleaders of 1950. Left to right —Norma Edson, Joyce Austin, June Ovitt, Gloria Lanteigne, Abbie Jean Stowell. Photo courtesy of Dick Chiasson
1990 It may have taken Narragansett 22 years to get to a Super Bowl, but it only took them once to win it as they edged out Bay Path Regional of Charlton 31-30 in the Division III Central Massachusetts Super Bowl at Worcester Polytechnic’s Alumni Field. The Warriors, most notable for their high...
In August 2013, a special commission charged with examining the impact of state policies and regulations on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) older adults was established. The Massachusetts LGBT Aging Commission was charged with making recommendations; ensuring equality of access to...
ATHOL — The council on aging will hold a blood pressure screening on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the senior center, 82 Freedom St. Screenings are free and open to the public. 
With the winter cold moving in and last month being Depression Awareness Month it’s a fitting time to talk about the so-called “winter blues” many people experience as the days get shorter, as well as a more severe type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). “Winter blues is a...
1990 The L.S. Starrett Company has announced purchase of the assets of Herald Engineering Equipment Ltd., located in Skipton, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. The company manufactures a range of optical profile projectors for engineering and other applications. The L.S. Starrett Company has...
1990 Selectmen in Petersham agreed to support conservation restrictions that would protect the town’s last remaining active farm from development, and told members of the planning board that they would be receptive to a future proposal for a “package deal” to protect other sensitive properties....
Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent medical conditions affecting Americans of all ages, with more than 30 million Americans age 12 and older having some level of impaired hearing, according to the National Institute on Deafness. Among Americans 45 and older, hearing impairment is one of the...
1990 Mary Barcomb and Rita Donbrowo, senior Girl Scouts from Athol, will be presented the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest earned award in Girl Scouting and recognizes a Senior Girl Scout’s special commitment to self and community. Miss Barcomb organized and established a Girl Scout Foster...
p>1990 Heidi Nelson, a senior at Athol High School, was crowned queen of the 33rd Knights of Columbus Harvest Ball at the Orange Armory. Miss Nelson, daughter of Paul and Joyce Nelson, will receive a $750 scholarship. Her escort, Chris Dexter of Orange, will receive a $100 savings bond. She...
In just a few hours each week, you can make a big different in the lives of residents of local nursing and rest homes.  “An Ombudsman is someone that they can feel at ease with, laugh with, and talk to,” says Long-Term Care Ombudsman Annmarie Newton, who volunteers at Quabbin Valley Healthcare...

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