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Spring Street School practices emergency preparedness

December 28th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Spring Street Elementary School Principal Greg Palmer said he couldn't be happier with the staff and students' response to a lockdown drill the school held this month. The drill, which was held Dec. 12, gave teachers a chance to practice the school's lockdown procedure that would be implemented in the case of an […]

Cookie swap at First Federated Church

December 28th, 2007

Hudson – Mixing it up in the kitchen Dec. 14, creating five different cookie treats are (l to r) Christine DiMare, Mario DiMare, Barbara Diggs, Joanne McIntyre and Karen Betti at the first ever Parents' Guide to Reducing Holiday Stress and Cookie Swap event at Hudson's First Federated Church.

Irene R. Bukata, 85

December 28th, 2007

Straff ord, N.H. – Irene Rose (Brown) Bukata, 85, formerly of Westborough, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2007 at the Frisbee Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.H. She was the wife of the late William J. Bukata. She leaves her son, Richard Bukata; her daughter, Mary Anne Peterson and her husband, John; her granddaughters, Meghan and Holly […]

Good nutrition is one key to a good education

December 28th, 2007

Grafton – When reaching for an after-school snack, it can be very difficult for some children to choose carrots over chips, bananas over brownies. But a diet that consists of fast food, soda and other unhealthy food items can have negative effects on a child's health that carries into adulthood. The number of children who […]

St. Michael School to host Open House

December 28th, 2007

Hudson – The St. Michael School in Hudson invites all interested families to attend the annual Open House for New Enrollment Sunday Jan. 6, 2008, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. St. Michael Elementary School is a faith-centered school, with grades kindergarwere ten one (for 4-year-olds) through eight. Visitors can view classrooms, discuss the curriculum, […]

Sweet 16 of 2007

December 28th, 2007

Region – Before we welcome the new 2008 sports year, we'll pause to take a look at a sensational 2007 and the top 16 local sports stories. We'll look at spots 9 through16 this week, followed by the Elite Eight countdown next week. Enjoy, agree or not, and relive the memories; that's what this is […]

After 23 years, resident continues clearing hydrant

December 28th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Bob MacAllister of Shrewsbury shovels snow away from a fire hydrant near his home Dec. 16. He has been removing the snow around this hydrant, which is about four houses away from his home, for the last 23 years. After snowplows cleared the road, there were two to three feet of snow packed […]

Superintendent encourages parents to drive walkers to school

December 28th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Spring Street School has sent a notice to parents saying they will not be able to guarantee that a back path to the school used by student walkers will be clear of snow for the winter. These families are encouraged to find alternate routes to the school or drive their children to school. […]

Gibbons Middle School donates 1,000 toys

December 28th, 2007

Westborough – Dreams really do come true, especially during the Christmas season. Kate McComas, health teacher and Student Council advisor at Gibbons Middle School, thought it would be a good idea to do something to help others' dreams come true this holiday season. "I decided to just start collecting toys," she said. "Someone can use […]

Santa Claus comes to town

December 28th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Santa Claus brings cheer to the children of the officers of the Shrewsbury Police Department Dec. 2. With Santa (aka Officer Mike McGuinnis) are Officer Michael O'Connor's children, Michaela, Morgan and Madison. The gathering was held at the American Legion on South Quinsigamond.

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