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Alison Metcalfe, a Ludlow police officer, is our Strong Woman of the Week.
Dining staff from Benchmark Senior Living, which owns Orchard Valley at Wilbraham, serves a “Welcome Spring Breakfast” at the Palmer Senior Center last week.
The Quaboag Highlanders Pipes & Drums, a Monson-based organization and always a fan favorite, marched once again in the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade this year. For more information about the group, visit www.quaboaghighlanders.org....
A group of parishioners and volunteers from Crossway Christian Church paints and renovates their old church building into what they hope will be a thriving teen center.
Former Palmer Police Chief Robert Frydryk celebrates his retirement with his family. (From left) His son Matthew, Robert, his wife Mary Lee, his daughter Kristie and his mother Ann.
Family, friends, community honor Frydryk
LUDLOW — For all the years he spent as – arguably – the town of Palmer’s chief disciplinarian, most who spoke up at former Palmer Police Chief Robert Frydryk’s retirement party last week opined not on the cop, but the man who had an indelible impact on the community as a whole.
These individuals included his son Matthew, who said it was largely his father’s inspiration that led him to become an Amherst police officer, and Palmer businessman and volunteer Robert Haveles who eyed the full banquet hall at the Ludlow Country Club and said, “I didn’t know you had this many fans.” READ MORE
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