Explore the electronic almanac of Massachusetts history

Regional, national, and world newspapers 

InfoTrack Newsstand


Local History Research 


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Wednesday & Friday    9 am - 5 pm

Saturdays*                   10 am-2pm

​*The library is closed on any Saturday before a Monday holiday

The Boston Globe

Full text of The Boston Globe from 1980 - present.


Gale PowerSearch RML

Full text of The New York Times from 1985 - present.

The New York Times

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​Richards Memorial Library   44 Richards Avenue, Paxton, MA 01612      (508) 754 -0793​

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Online Research

Brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.

These online resources are accessible from any internet connection in the state of Massachusetts.

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