Marlborough – Cooling off on a warm morning June 19, Conor and his mother, Terri Taylor, have fun in the "Mommy and Me" swimming program at Memorial Beach on Fort Meadow Reservoir. Sign-up for this summer's six one-week sessions is through Marlborough's Recreation Department.
Westborough – The School Department is looking for three parents and two students who are willing to serve on its Foreign Language Study Committee (FLSC), which will begin meeting in September. Those interested should contact Superintendent Anne Towle at 508-836-7700. The School Committee has been discussing adding new languages such as Mandarin to the district's [...]
Westborough – Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SPEDPAC) President Gayle Harrold went to the School Committee June 20 to present a report on the organization's accomplishments during 2007 and its goals for 2008. Harrold told the School Committee that the long list of SPEDPAC accomplishments is due to its committed volunteers and to the support [...]
Shrewsbury – (l to r) Spring Street School Principal Jane Lizotte, retiring teachers Marcia Smith, Tim Hickey, and Peigi Ballard, and State Rep. Karyn E. Polito, R-Shrewsbury, enjoy an 5.50%* open house hosted by the school's Parent Teacher Organization June 7. At the event, the retiring teachers received Citations for Service from the commonwealth of [...]
Westborough – Christopher Moraal of Westborough won the statewide Short Story Contest for high school students, the Westborough Woman's Club announced. Moraal is a 2007 graduate of Westborough High School, and will attend Emmanuel College this fall. Moraal's story "Sweet Memories" won for the grades 10 to 12 category. Each firstplace winner in the state [...]
Region – Charles Faris, cofounder of Spectrum Health Systems, received the Nathaniel Hakim Askia Award, sponsored by the National Library of Addictions, in June. Dr. P.S. Kishore, along with Boston Public Health Commission board member Ruth Ellen Fitch and community activist Cleo Lachapelle, presented the award, which recognizes individuals who dedicate their work and lives [...]
Shrewsbury – The fountains at Dean Park will run this summer on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9:45 p.m. Music to accompany the fountains can be heard on 91.7 FM on car and portable radios. The colored lights can be seen from 9 to 9:45 p.m. Musical [...]
Region – The celebration at Higgins Armory Museum was called "King for a Day" and fathers and grandfathers gained free admission to the museum, making it a great day to visit one of our favorite museums in the area. My children always want to visit the Great Hall first, with its amazing collection that features [...]