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Lady Panthers off at the races

January 25th, 2008

Region – Marlborough High's girls track program went where none have ever gone before. The Lady Panthers set a new state Class B record for the girls distance medley relay competing at the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association Division 2 Relays at Boston's Reggie Lewis Center Jan. 13. The Panthers team of Cathy Whithers, Lauren […]

Shrewsbury Public Library looks to Xbox to draw teens in

January 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Pizza, soda and a group of kids playing video games on a Friday night is a scene that you could expect to in many Shrewsbury homes, but it may not be one you'd expect to find at the Shrewsbury Public Library. But that's exactly what was happening Jan 18, when teenagers went to […]

MSB opens new branch

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) has leased space in the Alexander, Aronson, Finning building at 21 East Main St. in Westborough, adjacent to the entrance of the Bay State Commons. MSB plans to open its doors for business in early spring 2008. The space will be undergoing extensive interior renovation during January and February. The newest […]

Marlborough Public Schools holding preschool registration

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Preschool registration for Marlborough Public Schools Early Childhood Center will be Wednesday and Thursday Feb. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the District Education Center, 17 Washington St. To register a child, you must be a resident of Marlborough. To register a child for PreK-3, the child must be […]

Coolidge hosts ‘Snowflake Festival’

January 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Calvin Coolidge School second-graders Connor Ross, Ananya Jain, Miranda Ciejek, David Beaudoin and Victoria Pescaro work on a reindeer craft during the school's Snowflake Festival last month. The students are in Cheryl Mongeon's class.

Local Sports Roundup

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – A nucleus of key returnees, a good defensive eff ort and consistent goal-tending have all added up to a solid start for the Assabet Valley Regional High School hockey team. The Aztecs entered play this week 4-1-4. "The kids are coming together, the leaders are emerging and the team is finding its identity," […]

Cultural councils award grants to local community chorus

January 25th, 2008

Region – The Northborough Area Community Chorus (NACC) was recently awarded grants for 2008 by the Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury and Marlborough cultural councils, local agencies that are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. The NACC's 36th Annual Spring Concert is scheduled for Sunday May 4 at Algonquin Regional High School. The chorus, […]

Teen Center continues to draw crowds of students

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Video games, pool tables and a caring staff are just a few elements that mark the Boys & Girls Club Teen Center as a cool place to be after school. Tammy Pudlo, the director of the Pleasant Street Clubhouse in Marlborough, said that often the biggest problem facing communities is providing safe, fun […]

Democrats to caucus

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Marlborough Democrats in Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 will hold a caucus at the Francis J. Kane School on Farm Road at 10 a.m. Saturday Feb. 9 to elect 22 delegates and 14 alternates to the 2008 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. The caucus is open to all registered Democrats in […]

Cable show ‘Local Music Rocks’ features local musicians

January 25th, 2008

Region – What began as an avenue to highlight the efforts of local musicians and bands has developed into the cable access television show called "Local Music Rocks." If it's not already on a community cable channel in your town, it could be on its way soon. The 18 communities it now airs in include […]

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