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PHOTOS: Federal Street School students prep for 5K
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Bernardston Town Meeting topics include zoning changes, $40K to apply for grants
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BERNARDSTON — A series of zoning bylaw changes and a proposal to appropriate $40,000 to hire a company that would apply for grants on the town’s behalf are among the topics coming before Annual Town Meeting voters on Wednesday.The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Kringle Candle Events Center,...
Mahar teaches with trout through MassWildlife initiative
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The classroom of Ralph C. Mahar Regional School teacher Evelyn Cunha has a unique teaching station where students watch brook trout hatch and grow. Through the MassWildlife Teaching with Trout initiative, her classroom is one of about 50 in Massachusetts that are connecting students with this specia...
Book Review: ‘Everything Will Be All Right’
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“Everything Will Be All Right” by Constance Emmett (Next Chapter, 312 pages, $11.99; also available as an eBook)Constance Emmett of Hawley published her first book in 2019. “Heroine of Her Own Life” followed the hopes, dreams, and occupations of the Preston family of Belfast in Northern Ireland.It...
Keeping Score: Upset for the ages
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Good morning! At Churchill Downs last Saturday, a plodding three-year-old colt named Rich Strike beat a fleet-footed field of sleek thoroughbreds to win the 148th Kentucky Derby. The little-known steed paid $163.60 on a $2 ticket.It was the classic tale of the tortoise and the hare. While the frontr...
Leyden Public Safety Advisory Committee presents its progress, introduces consultants
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LEYDEN — During an information session at Town Hall this week, the Public Safety Advisory Committee introduced the consultants who will be working with the town on a feasibility study on emergency services and gave a brief overview of the committee’s progress since first convening in December.The Pu...
Real Estate Transactions: May 6, 2022
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ATHOL 1576 Conant Road. $290,000. B: Jeffrey W. Smith. S: Anthony J. Truchinskas Estate and Paula A. Morris. 176 Orange St. $198,000. B: Chantal G. Laurore. S: John J. MacMillan. 56 Pierce St. $239,450. B: Charlene M. Berthiaume and Felicia R. Thompson. S: Ernest E. LeBlanc Jr.BERNARDSTON Bald Mou...
80 votes cast for new selectman in Bernardston
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BERNARDSTON — The town has voted in a new Selectboard member, with Ken Bordewieck receiving 80 votes in Monday’s election.Bordewieck, 68, will fill the seat held by Bob Raymond, who did not seek re-election after 15 years on the board. A retired banker who moved to Bernardston with his wife, Nancy,...
Galvis steps down as Leyden’s emergency management director
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LEYDEN — Former Police Chief Dan Galvis has stepped down from his role as emergency management director, effective immediately, according to town officials. Municipal Assistant Michele Giarusso said the letter stating Galvis’ intention to retire was dated April 19. No reason was provided in the hand...
Leyden holding info session on future of public safety
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LEYDEN — Members of the Public Safety Advisory Committee are inviting residents to Town Hall on Wednesday to inform them about their work over the past five months as they prepare to undertake a feasibility study for the town’s public safety departments.Residents will get a chance to meet consultant...
Inaugural golf tournament at Crumpin-Fox Club looks to raise scholarship money
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The Franklin County Bar Association Community Fund, the Greenfield-based association’s charity fundraising arm, will hold its inaugural golf tournament at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston on May 23 to raise money for scholarships.The Thomas W. Merrigan Memorial Scholarships, of $1,000 each, are given...
Retired banker looks to fill Bernardston Selectboard seat held by 15-year member
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BERNARDSTON — Although there are no contests on Monday’s town election ballot, a 15-year selectman is not seeking re-election.During last week’s Selectboard meeting, Town Coordinator Louis Bordeaux presented Selectboard Chair Bob Raymond with a plaque honoring his service. Raymond said he decided la...
Alek Manoah goes 7 to win again, Blue Jays beat Red Sox 1-0
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TORONTO — Alek Manoah struck out seven and pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Thursday.The 24-year-old Manoah (4-0) walked only one batter as the Blue Jays took three of four from their AL East rival.“They’re an aggressive team,” Manoah...
Racin’ With Jason: Ready to race at Mad Dog
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It’s time to drop the green flag on the 2022 racing season with this weekend’s two-day Spring Dash at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, N.H.On Saturday, three of the track’s regular divisions (Mini Stocks, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks) will compete, along with NELCAR, Pro Trucks and the headlining Mon...
High schools: Pioneer baseball bounces back, blanks Mohawk Trail (PHOTOS)
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One night removed from its first loss of the season, the Pioneer baseball team got back to its winning ways on Thursday.The visiting Panthers scored four runs in the top of the first inning and took off from there, capturing a 25-0 win over Mohawk Trail in a Bi-County League North contest in Bucklan...
Beacon Hill Roll Call: April 18 to April 22, 2022
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Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on roll calls from a recent session. The three Senate roll calls are on proposed amendments to an energy bill that would expand the clean energy industry and reduce emissions from the transportation and building sectors, with the goal of reaching...
Bernardston committee discusses financial options for Fire Station expansion
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BERNARDSTON — Selectboard member Stanley Garland is advocating for private fundraising to get the four-bay Fire Station expansion project off the ground, though others are skeptical that will be sufficient to generate the necessary $1.58 million.The Bernardston Fire Station Committee met Tuesday to...
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