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Volunteer Miranda Phipps helps Nick Azevedo to operate a press to create a super-hero pin at last Thursday’s Summer Reading kick-off at Monson Free Library. Turley Publications staff photo by Wyatt Aloisio
Converse Middle School Assistant Principal Jeanne Hackney (left) and Principal David Stetkiewicz (right) pose with seventh grader Nicholas Naatz, who is “stepping up” to Palmer High School with his classmates. Turley Publications staff photo...
Brimfield Bells members Linda Weston, Debbie Dunbar and Pam Moriarty perform during the 11th annual Molly’s Concert performance. Turley Publications staff photo by Wyatt Aloisio
Local Kyle Pelissere lines up his shot at a recent Amvets Horseshoe League event. Turley Publications staff photo by Wyatt Aloisio
Doug “Danger” Senecal at his home in Wales with the ramp that he will use to make his world record motorcycle jump in Sturgis, S.D. on Aug. 6. Turley Publications staff photo by Wyatt Aloisio
For Palmer native Douglas S. Senecal, some of his earliest memories are those of watching his childhood hero, American icon Evel Knievel, perform death-defying feats like jumping his motorcycle over the Caesar’s Palace fountain on the television. And those images would ultimately lead him down his own path to glory, as one of the most well-known motorcycle stunt riders to follow in Knievel’s tire treads.
And this weekend, fans in Brimfield will have the opportunity to witness Senecal in action as he prepares for one of the biggest challenges in his life as he tests the ramp for the occasion. READ MORE
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