This Week's Highlight

Shrewsbury teacher shares his story of perseverance to young Westborough students »

Westborough – The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines perseverance as the “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition.” David Lowy, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury

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Selectmen meet to close a four-article warrant for Nov. 27 Special Town Meeting »

08:11 pm | Westborough - Westborough selectmen met briefly Nov. 6 to review and close a four-article warrant for a Special Town…

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Marlborough Schools to destroy special education records from 2014 or prior »

08:02 pm | Marlborough -  In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 603 CMR 23.06 (3), the Marlborough…

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Marlborough mayor and Habitat for Humanity partner to offer critical home repairs »

07:40 pm | Marlborough – Mayor Arthur G. Vigeant announced that the city of Marlborough and the Habitat for Humanity MetroWest Greater…

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Hudson DPW suggests $5.3 million in water system projects »

07:31 pm | Hudson - The Hudson Department of Public Works (DPW) presented roughly $5.3 million in potential improvements to Hudson’s water…

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Local News

Education foundation, trivia bee celebrate milestones »

10:11 pm | Westborough – Lots of laughs were shared when milestone anniversaries were celebrated Nov. 6 at the DoubleTree by Hilton. While…

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Westborough Historical Society collecting donations for Holiday Boutique Sale »

09:09 pm | Westborough - The Westborough Historical Society is collecting donations for its Holiday Boutique Sale. Holiday-themed items, jewelry, and other collectibles…

Nov 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Selectmen meet to close a four-article warrant for Nov. 27 Special Town Meeting »

08:11 pm | Westborough - Westborough selectmen met briefly Nov. 6 to review and close a four-article warrant for a Special Town Meeting…

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Julio’s Liquors to host free event with Stone Berlin Brewing »

05:14 pm | Westborough – Julio’s Liquors is inviting the public to meet Stone Brewer Jeremy Moynier Saturday, Nov. 18 from 2-4 p.m.…

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Shrewsbury Rotary holds Community Reading Day »

10:30 pm | Shrewsbury – Members of the Shrewsbury Rotary Club as well as noted residents fanned out among Shrewsbury’s four elementary schools…

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Holiday open house at Shrewsbury Library Dec. 2 »

10:21 pm | Shrewsbury – The Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library will hold its annual Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 2, from…

Nov 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Paton School educator nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award »

08:22 pm | Shrewsbury – Colleen Kalagher-Travaglio, third-grade teacher at the Walter J. Paton Elementary School in Shrewsbury is one of those teachers…

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Shrewsbury groups collect items for veterans »

08:06 pm | Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury’s Rotary and Lions clubs teamed up for the second year to collect toiletries for Veterans, Inc. This…

Nov 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Richer School Science Fair sparks intergenerational curiosity and problem-solving »

09:24 pm | Marlborough – At the Raymond C. Richer Elementary School Science Fair Nov. 2, groups of students swarmed around various tables,…

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Marlborough Schools to destroy special education records from 2014 or prior »

08:02 pm | Marlborough -  In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 603 CMR 23.06 (3), the Marlborough Public…

Nov 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Marlborough mayor and Habitat for Humanity partner to offer critical home repairs »

07:40 pm | Marlborough – Mayor Arthur G. Vigeant announced that the city of Marlborough and the Habitat for Humanity MetroWest Greater Worcester…

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A vote of confidence »

07:20 pm | Marlborough – When Fidelity Investments left the city of Marlborough in 2011, it was a huge blow to the local…

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Unified Singing Club at Algonquin High School starts on a high note »

09:21 pm | Northborough/Southborough - The newly formed Unified Singing Club at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) gives students of all singing skill…

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Interact Club’s Painting Rocks for Peace Project inspires community  »

08:34 pm | Northborough – Martin Luther King Jr. once said “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a…

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Northborough honors its veterans with a patriotic luncheon »

08:23 pm | Northborough – Northborough veterans were showered with appreciation at the eighth annual Veteran’s Day Luncheon Nov. 3 at the Northborough…

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Algonquin to musically make the case for ‘Legally Blonde’ »

11:00 pm | Northborough/Southborough – Rehearsals are underway for “Legally Blonde the Musical” to be presented Thursday, Nov. 30 to Saturday, Dec. 2,…

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Hudson Historical Society presentation on John Adams Nov. 28 »

08:53 pm | Hudson - The Hudson Historical Society will present “John and Abigail Adams: An American Story” by Professor Gary Hylander at…

Nov 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Hudson DPW suggests $5.3 million in water system projects »

07:31 pm | Hudson - The Hudson Department of Public Works (DPW) presented roughly $5.3 million in potential improvements to Hudson’s water system…

Nov 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gabriel J. Audette, 69, of Hudson »

09:46 am | Hudson – Gabriel J. Audette, 69, of Hudson, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at Framingham Union Hospital, surrounded…

Nov 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Mark R Wice, 54, of Hudson »

11:37 am | Hudson – Mark R Wice, 54, of Hudson, has lost his long battle to cancer Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Mark…

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St. Mark’s Christmas Bazaar Dec. 2 »

10:19 pm | Southborough - St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 27 Main St., Southborough, is hosting its annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10…

Nov 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Unified Singing Club at Algonquin High School starts on a high note »

09:21 pm | Northborough/Southborough - The newly formed Unified Singing Club at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) gives students of all singing skill…

Nov 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Interact Club’s Painting Rocks for Peace Project inspires community  »

08:34 pm | Northborough – Martin Luther King Jr. once said “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a…

Nov 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Algonquin to musically make the case for ‘Legally Blonde’ »

11:00 pm | Northborough/Southborough – Rehearsals are underway for “Legally Blonde the Musical” to be presented Thursday, Nov. 30 to Saturday, Dec. 2,…

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Grafton High to present ‘Charlotte’s Web’   »

08:42 pm | Grafton - Grafton High School theatre will perform “Charlotte’s Web” the weekend of Nov. 17-19 at the school, 69 Brigham…

Nov 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Dedicated to help Grafton arts and historic causes »

07:01 pm | Grafton – Paul Scarlett is a prolific volunteer for Grafton arts and historic causes. He’s a member of the Grafton…

Nov 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

STEM Conference Continues to Inspire Students    »

08:48 pm | Grafton – Paul Lynskey, executive director of the Blackstone Valley Education Foundation (BVEF), knows how vital it is to capture…

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

John E. LaPoint, 66, of Grafton »

11:25 am | Grafton – John E. LaPoint, 66, passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at his home. Born and raised in North…

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

People and Places

  • GE vice president speaks at Foundation for MetroWest’s Community Leadership Breakfast

    Region - Business leader Ann R. Klee spoke to a crowded room at the Boston Marriott Newton as keynote speaker for the

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  • Paton School educator nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

    Shrewsbury – Colleen Kalagher-Travaglio, third-grade teacher at the Walter J. Paton Elementary School in Shrewsbury is one of those teachers who has

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  • Southborough native aims to fulfill Olympic dream

    Southborough - The story of Korey Dropkin’s Olympic dream begins thousands of miles from Seoul, South Korea, host of this coming winter’s

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  • Dedicated to help Grafton arts and historic causes

    Grafton – Paul Scarlett is a prolific volunteer for Grafton arts and historic causes. He’s a member of the Grafton Common Historic

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  • Forum to discuss healthcare financing to be held in Shrewsbury

    Shrewsbury- On Sunday, Nov. 19, State Sen. Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) will discuss changes to current healthcare financing in Massachusetts, through bills that

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  • Westborough native debuts Christmas novel

    Westborough - Laurie (Groce) Germaine now lives in Montana, but her love of writing and of Christmas were sparked while growing up

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  • Worcester Art Museum to offer December workshops

    Worcester – The Worcester Art Museum will offer a wide selection of Studio Programs for adults, teens, youth and families this December.

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  • Juniper Hill golfers support Turkey Day

    Northborough – Fred the Turkey will help celebrate the Juniper Hill Golf Course 19th annual Turkey Day Friday, Nov. 17, in Northborough,

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  • Shrewsbury Robotics holds annual pie-baking fundraiser

    Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Robotics is hosting its main fundraiser of the year with their annual pie bake Saturday, Nov. 18. Pies baked

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  • Barrette honored by BayPath Elder Services

    Region – Westborough resident George Barrette received the Frances Borger Klempner Community Service Award from BayPath Elder Services Oct. 31.

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Northborough honors its veterans with a patriotic luncheon

    Northborough – Northborough veterans were showered with appreciation at the eighth annual Veteran’s Day Luncheon Nov. 3 at the Northborough Senior Center.

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  • Shrewsbury groups collect items for veterans

    Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury’s Rotary and Lions clubs teamed up for the second year to collect toiletries for Veterans, Inc. This year, they

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  • Marlborough mayor and Habitat for Humanity partner to offer critical home repairs

    Marlborough – Mayor Arthur G. Vigeant announced that the city of Marlborough and the Habitat for Humanity MetroWest Greater Worcester (Habitat MWGW)

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  • Food pantry in Natick helps other communities in Metrowest

    Region - On a beautiful street in Natick sits a lovely Cape home that houses food and other essentials for people in

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  • Girl Scouts deliver Halloween goodies

    Shrewsbury – Girl Scouts from Troop 11087 in Shrewsbury recently made 25 Halloween goodie bags to distribute to two local residence care

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  • Abby’s House announces $2 million capital campaign for renovations

    Region – Abby’s House, a nonprofit organization serving women and their children, recently announced the public phase of their $2 million capital

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  • Local resident gives introduction to Vietnam

    Marlborough - An introduction to Vietnam, a country of natural beauty with a unique heritage, was presented recently by Marlborough resident Theresa

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  • Textile recycling in Westborough Nov. 18

    Westborough – Westborough Girl Scout Troop 30633 will hold its last textile recycling event for 2017 on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 11 a.m.

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  • St. Stephen Church to offer free Clothing Giveaway

    Marlborough - Fall and winter holidays are just a few weeks away. For some area families, gift-giving occasions are stressful because they

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  • Alzheimer’s fundraisers share why they trot

    Shrewsbury – On Thursday, Nov. 23, at 8 a.m., runners and walkers will fill Shrewsbury’s Town Common to begin the seventh annual

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