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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) introduced a new bill in the House of Representatives to help patients who are undergoing chemotherapy. Most private insurance plans already cover wigs for those undergoing treatment that causes hair loss. The bill would help cancer...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice speaking out against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, released the following statement on the release by Senate Republicans of their secret Trumpcare legislation: “Today Senate Republicans finally...
Weekend, June 17-18 Athol - The Athol Savings Bank will be celebrating 150 years with customer appreciation events and charitable efforts throughout the year. Athol Community Elementary School and North Brookfield Elementary School recently completed a challenge begun in November to see which...
WORCESTER — Two men charged in connection with a home invasion and murder last December were indicted Friday by a Worcester County Grand Jury, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Ramon Millan, 37, of Bridgeport, Conn., and Jose Crespo, 32, of Newark, N.J., were...
Kyle Bry, a Franklin County Technical School welding and metal fabrication student, recently won the highly competitive 19th Annual Notch Pipe Welding Challenge event at Notch Mechanical Constructors in Chicopee. School photo
TURNERS FALLS — Kyle Bry, a Franklin County Technical School Welding and Metal Fabrication student, recently won the highly competitive 19th Annual Notch Pipe Welding Challenge event at Notch Mechanical Constructors in Chicopee. For Bry, the win was not just his accomplishment, but also the...
ATHOL — Police are investigating following the discovery of a box of hypodermic needles near the water’s edge at Silver Lake Park by a local fisherman on Friday at approximately 7:48 a.m. A crew from the Athol Fire Department responded to the scene to secure and remove the needles. Officer...
 The sixth grade class from Royalston Community School recently went on a career education field trip to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Students are pictured standing in the rooftop garden of the school's new Design Building. Front row, left to right -- Connor Sisson, Richard Young, Logan Kearney, Xia Hill, Daine Perry, Karrisa Agnelli, Daisy Pisani and Elora Finch. Back -- Connor Paas, Zoe Wilder, Emma Martin, Julia Benoit, Rebecca Nano, Emilie Parsons, Connor Knechtel, Logan Parker, Caleb LaPoi
AMHERST — On Thursday, May 25, the sixth grade class from Royalston Community School went on a career education field trip to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  The trip was organized and led by Rachel Schwab, elementary guidance counselor for RCS. Schwab has been leading this field trip...
GARDNER — Mount Wachusett Community College/Theatre at the Mount is now accepting applications for summer drama programs for children and teenagers. Three different programs for various ages are available. Theatre Bug The Theatre Bug is for children in grades 1 and 2 and is a two-week...
BOSTON — The Massachusetts State Senate on Wednesday released its “Commonwealth Conversations 2017 Report,” available at http://tinyurl.com/yddgl7k5. Commonwealth Conversations, cosponsored by Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst), Sen. Michael Rodrigues (D-Westport), and Senate Minority...
PHILLIPSTON — The Finance Committee will meet Monday, June 26, at 7 p.m., in the town hall, with the following agenda; Reserve account transfer requests; other.

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