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With eye toward teaching firearm safety, Mahar’s Junior ROTC adding air rifles
04-15-2024 5:00 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — It appears Ralph C. Mahar Regional School’s Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will participate in competitions with an air rifle aspect next year, though the program’s instructors are still waiting on air tanks, targets and other...

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LaunchSpace’s ReMake Festival returning for second year in Orange
04-18-2024 11:32 AM

ORANGE — LaunchSpace will hold its second annual ReMake Festival on Saturday to share ways to leverage makerspaces that provide space and equipment to repair, reuse and upcycle everyday items.The free event, scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m., is packed with...


Orange man gets 12 to 14 years for child rape
04-16-2024 3:21 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — An Orange man will spend 12 to 14 years in prison after being convicted in Franklin County Superior Court of aggravated rape and abuse of a child.David Prue, 36, was sentenced by Judge John Agostini on Tuesday morning following a jury...


Orange resident selected for governor’s Youth Advisory Council
04-15-2024 2:04 PM

By XINYI YANG

Orange resident Christiana Dunn is among 60 young people statewide who will advise Gov. Maura Healey and her administrative team on issues important to her demographic as a member of the new Youth Advisory Council.The council members, ages 16 to 21,...


North Quabbin Notebook: April 16, 2024
04-15-2024 12:39 PM

‘Honoring Local Elders’ series to kick off Tuesday WENDELL — Organizer Gail Mason will convene the first event in the 2024 Honoring Local Elders series at the Wendell Meetinghouse on Tuesday.April’s honoree will be Everett Ricketts, former Wendell...


Of nearly 180 canoes in River Rat Race, Zaveral/MacDowell team claims victory
04-13-2024 6:56 PM

By GREG VINE

Despite fickle weather conditions, canoeists and spectators alike enthusiastically awaited the start of Saturday’s 59th running of the River Rat Race from Athol to Orange.From about 11 a.m. until just before boats were put in the water — around 12:30...


Mahar’s ‘Frozen Jr.’ performances start May 3
04-12-2024 1:20 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — It appears all COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in the kingdom of Arendelle.Students in Ralph C. Mahar Regional School’s Theater Department in 2020 were about six weeks away from the opening night of “Frozen Jr.” when the production was...


Orange resident Dennis Carey marks 40 years participating in River Rat Race
04-11-2024 5:22 PM

By GREG VINE

It might be a stretch to claim that Dennis Carey, 56, of Orange, could paddle the 5.2-mile River Rat Race with his eyes closed — but it wouldn’t be much of one.This year’s race, which takes place on Saturday, will mark the 40th River Rat competition...


Safety a team effort at River Rat Race
04-11-2024 5:06 PM

By MAX BOWEN

With potentially hundreds of participants converging on the Millers River for this weekend’s River Rat Race from Athol to Orange, making sure there aren’t any problems could be a challenge, but it’s one organizers say they are ready for.Jason Rushford...


Families fume at Orange Elementary School Committee over LPN hire
04-09-2024 5:11 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — Community members on Monday expressed their disgust with the Orange Elementary School Committee over the hiring of unqualified man as Fisher Hill School’s licensed practical nurse.Robert Davis, who was employed from Oct. 2 to Feb. 28,...


After six decades, River Rat Race paddles on
04-09-2024 3:28 PM

By GREG VINE

The first River Rat Race from Athol to Orange in 1963 may have been a more informal event, but it marked the start of a tradition that generations of North Quabbin residents have come to cherish.This year’s race will be on Saturday, April 13, at 1...


Community events abound for River Rat Race weekend
04-09-2024 3:24 PM

By GREG VINE

While the River Rat Race is the star, there will be plenty more to watch and enjoy this weekend.Things get underway Friday night, April 12, with the drawing of positions at Athol Town Hall. Drawings begin promptly at 7 p.m. Anyone who can’t attend...


Sportsman’s Corner columnist receives Words of Wisdom Award
04-08-2024 2:32 PM

By CARLA CHARTER

ORANGE — For his many years of advocacy of sportsmen’s issues, Orange resident Mike Roche has received the Words of Wisdom Award from the Worcester County League of Sportsmen’s Clubs.Roche received the award at the club’s annual banquet at the...


School nurse resigns after Orange administrators discover lack of license
04-03-2024 4:54 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — The man employed as a licensed practical nurse at Fisher Hill School from Oct. 2 to Feb. 28 did not have a proper license, a matter that is under investigation, according to the Ralph C. Mahar Regional and Union 73 school districts.Robert...


Vacant home in Orange destroyed in blaze
04-03-2024 2:28 PM

By MAX BOWEN

ORANGE — A two-story home on Old South Road was destroyed by an early-morning blaze on Wednesday.No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Orange Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office. According to...


PHOTOS: Orange mansion marks revival
04-02-2024 12:44 PM


$194K will support Children’s Advocacy Center staffing, expanded North Quabbin footprint
04-02-2024 11:31 AM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — The Children’s Advocacy Center of Franklin County and North Quabbin has secured $194,000 in federal funding to sustain its number of clinicians and expand its reach into the North Quabbin area.Executive Director Jeffrey Trant explained...


Local success informs federal guidelines on methadone treatment
04-01-2024 7:11 PM

By ANTHONY CAMMALLERI

The federal government is marching to the beat of Behavioral Health Network’s drum in its new methadone treatment regulations, effective Tuesday, April 2.BHN, a mental health service provider in western Massachusetts with methadone clinics in...


Genevieve Harris-Fraser: U.S. policy condemns Palestinians
03-31-2024 12:20 PM

Congress recently passed legislation, signed into law by President Joe Biden, that banned funds for UNRWA. Are we becoming Nazis? Our behavior towards Palestinians reflects that trend. We seem to be using the Nazi playbook.Residents of Gaza, their...


North Quabbin Notebook: April 2, 2024
03-29-2024 3:06 PM

Historical Society returns 500-page volume to town WENDELL — A 500-page volume was recently returned to the town by the Wendell Historical Society.The volume contains town clerk records from 1953 to 1969. At least 30 other documents from Wendell’s...


Orange Selectboard OKs borrowing up to $1.5M for Wastewater Treatment Facility repairs
03-29-2024 2:26 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — The Selectboard voted this week to approve emergency borrowing of up to $1.5 million to replace the Orange Wastewater Treatment Facility’s three influent pumps after one of them failed a few weeks ago.Town Administrator Matthew Fortier...

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