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SPRINGFIELD — Depression, anxiety and the risk of suicide among college students is very real and very preventable, and yet it is the second leading cause of death in young adults from the age of 15 through 24. On Saturday, April 8, students and faculty at Western New England University invite...
 Mahar Fish' N Game Club President Zack Geyster served as the master of ceremonies for the club's annual game feed Thursday night.Photo by Ashley Arseneau
ORANGE — The Mahar Fish’ N Game Club hosted their 16th Annual Game Supper on Thursday night in the school’s cafeteria for a large crowd of club members, their families, past members and the public.  Those in attendance were treated to a variety of meats such as pheasant, venison, bear, fish,...
AREA — The Athol Public Library and the Wheeler Memorial Library in Orange are hosting Sheryl White of Boston-based Baby Kneads to teach a four-week sign language workshop for the caregivers of babies and preverbal toddlers.  Classes will meet on four Thursdays in March and April at 10:30 a.m....
ERVING — Selectmen began their meeting Monday night by first reviewing the third reading of the Capital Planning Policy and making minor adjustments before a motion to approve the policy as amended passed. Wastewater and Water Department Job Descriptions Water Operator and Supervisor Pete...
ATHOL — Recently, the L.S. Starrett Tool Company expanded into the auto racing industry working with NASCAR on multiple levels.  B.J. Guerin, Starrett Product Specialist for Motorsports and Education, explained how it happened. “We got involved in auto racing because we found out in research...
WARWICK — Athol resident and regional dance instructor Christine Rouleau will host a “Zumbathon” at the Warwick Community School on Sunday, March 19, from noon to 2:30 p.m. for the purpose of raising money for the surviving members of the Seago family.  A three-alarm fire in the early hours of...
 Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee member Lee Chauvette speaks during a ceremony to rededicate Athol High School's Anzaldi Auditorium as the Anzaldi Auditorium at the John W. Boynton Performing Arts Center. The district recently received a $60,000 grant award from the John W. Boynton Fund, and saw fit to add his name to the title. Chauvette's remarks focused on the lasting influence of the late Phillip Anzaldi, Athol's longtime music supervisor.Photo by Cameron Woodcock 
ATHOL — One designer’s vision for the Athol High School athletic complex is highlighted by a resurfaced 400-meter track, a 2,100-square-foot field house, and new field lighting fixtures for baseball and softball, as unveiled during Wednesday’s Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee meeting....
ATHOL — The Northeast Quabbin Veterans District Board of Directors met Monday to continue interviews with the finalists for the position of district director. Sarah Custer, of Princeton, was interviewed. Fedencia Fitch, also of Princeton, will be interviewed at a meeting on Friday, March 17, at...
ATHOL — The count for entries to the River Rat Race, to be held on Saturday, April 8, currently stands at 18 according to event organizer David Flint. New entries received in the past week include: William and Katherine Thiem of Athol; Mark Brower of Athol and Brian Prosser of Worcester; Bruce...
GREENFIELD — The 200 registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted by a 93 percent margin Monday to authorize a one-day strike. “Nurses voted to authorize their bargaining committee to call a one-day strike because they want to...

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