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Health study: Nearly 4% of Franklin County still uninsured
Apr 2, 2015 • The RecorderGREENFIELD — Despite “Romneycare” and “Obamacare,” about 3.9 percent of Franklin County's 70,699 residents still go without health insurance, a new Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation study found. ... Gill-Montague Regional School ... More
Franklin County teachers, GCCstudents lauded for excellence
Mar 13, 2015 • The RecorderGREENFIELD — Nine Franklin County teachers and three Greenfield Community College students are receiving Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching awards. The awards, given out annually since 2003, honor teachers across western Massachusetts for ... More
Gov. Deval Patrick announces $5 million in tech grants for schools in 14 ...
Jan 6, 2015 • MassLive.comBOSTON — The governor's office on Tuesday announced $5 million in technology grants for schools in more than a dozen commonwealth communities, including about $1.2 million for Braintree schools, a little less than $1 million for Lowell schools, and ... More
Mahar school board votes to save dam
Mar 4, 2015 • The RecorderORANGE — After long debate, plans for the dam at Ralph C. Mahar Regional School are heading in the direction of rehabilitation and repair. School Committee members voted to save the dam during a scheduled meeting Tuesday night. The fate of the dam ... More
Mahar grads exhorted to 'lead by example'
Jun 6, 2014 • The RecorderORANGE — The graduating class, wearing blue and red, at Ralph C. Mahar Regional School took their seats outdoors under clear skies, after a ceremonious entrance. Friends, family, faculty and graduates were welcomed by the school's Principal Ishmael ... More
New gun law mandates police in schools
Sep 29, 2014 • The RecorderThe Ralph C. Mahar Regional School District has had a full-time police officer in the schools for at least 20 years. Orange Police Officer Chad Softic works primarily out of the high school, but also serves the two elementary schools. The $60,000 ... More
At Mahar Regional 2011 graduation, Massachusetts education secretary Paul ...
Jun 4, 2011 • MassLive.comORANGE - Massachusetts Secretary of Education S. Paul Reville has high praise for the Ralph C. Mahar Regional School. “It's an outstanding high school with great leadership,” he said before giving a keynote address at the school's graduation Friday. More
Mahar wants 2.7% hike to budget
Apr 9, 2014 • The RecorderThat leaves $5,349,064 to come from the district's member towns, New Salem, Orange, Petersham and Wendell. Committee Chairman Peter Cross has pointed out the original budget proposed was cut by $65,000. A presentation on the budget will be posted ... More
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