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Among the best

October 26th, 2007

Westborough – Why are the Rangers among the best teams in the region? Plays like this have something to do with it, as Westborough's Danielle Coffey is a force with the spike as the Rangers defeated Milford, 3-0, Oct. 10.

Pioneers race to Wachusett XC title

October 26th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Injuries have forced some lineup juggling, but the St. John's cross country team remains in stride despite the upheaval. The Pioneers entered the week with an 8-0 dual meet record and on Oct. 20 captured their third straight Class A Wachusett Invitational championship. St. John's is led by the consistent performances of its [...]

Shrewsbury wins in double overtime

October 26th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High's Alex Alvarez dives for the pylon and the touchdown in the Colonials' 35-29, double overtime win over Westborough Oct. 20.

A really fun game

October 26th, 2007

Region – This was a fun one, in a high school football season seemingly filled with them. Shrewsbury improved to 7-0, and, yes, kept that perfect season alive, with a come-from-behind, double overtime, 35-29 victory over Westborough Oct. 20. Westborough fans were celebrating a homecoming Saturday at Joseph Mewhiney Field, and they almost had a [...]

Students ask for the elimination of activity fees

October 26th, 2007

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Student Advisory Council has asked the School Committee to eliminate activity fees at both the high school and middle school level, using funds from the payroll account surplus to do so. In a presentation before the committee on Oct. 15, the council reported that participation in clubs and activities [...]

Environment issues at forefront for one Northborough teacher

October 26th, 2007

Northborough – When third-grade teacher Jessica Halford combined her love for children with her passion for the environment and created "The Green Team" at Marion E. Zeh Elementary School in Northborough, she had no idea the group would go on to win awards from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for the next consecutive five [...]

Students participate in Punt, Pass, Kick competition

October 26th, 2007

Northborough – More than 54 participants took part in the NFLPepsi Punt, Pass and Kick competition hosted by Lincoln Street School Sept. 26 and 27, during lunchtime recess. These students earned first-place honors in their respective age groups: For girls age 8 to 9, Kristin DeVries scored a total of 89 feet, 6 inches, while [...]

School committee transfers money for legal fees

October 26th, 2007

Northborough – The Northborough Southborough Regional School Committee's decision to transfer money from Algonquin Regional High School's operating budget to cover legal fees incurred as a result of the addition and renovation project was hotly debated at its Oct. 17 meeting. At the meeting, the committee decided to transfer $100,000 from the operating budget to [...]

Adoption group to celebrate 40 years

October 26th, 2007

Region – The Adoption Community of New England Inc. (ACONE) will hold a 40th Anniversary Gala Saturday Nov. 10 in at the Holiday Inn, 265 Lakeside Ave., Marlborough, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The gala will honor Joan Clark for her 15 years of service as ACONE's first executive director. There will be a silent [...]

Local expatriates celebrate India’s win in cricket tournament

October 26th, 2007

Region – Joining expatriates from India in a celebratory car rally beginning in Marlborough and ending in Westborough, Westborough resident Pramit Makoday (standing, front, left, holding sign) and Rev. Stephen Gemme (standing, front, right, holding sign) applaud India's Sept. 24 win over Pakistan in the T20 World Cup cricket tournament. Gemme is pastor at St. [...]

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