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Gala honors association for 30 years of supporting fine arts

February 29th, 2008

Westborough – Keeping local musicians in the swing of things for 30 years – if the Westborough Music Parents Association (WMPA) needs a catchphrase, that could be it. The WMPA supports the school district's fine arts programs with an aggressive fund-raising campaign. The organization began in 1978, when the music program consisted of just a [...]

Cars vandalized at Fisher Street MBTA Station

February 29th, 2008

Westborough – A vandalism spree at the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) commuter rail station on Fisher Street left about 15 cars with varying degrees of damage. Westborough Police Officer Stephen Valentine arrived at the lot around 6 p.m. Feb. 15, responding to a call reporting an intoxicated man in the area. As part of [...]

Westborough Public Library goes wireless

February 29th, 2008

Westborough – The Westborough Public Library is now wireless. Library visitors with a laptop and a wireless network card can access both the Internet and all digital library resources. This is good news for visitors with and without wireless-enabled devices. WiFiusers can now employ their own laptops to tap into online resources without having to [...]

Send Girl Scout cookies to U.S. troops

February 29th, 2008

Westborough – Girl Scouts of Westborough are once again collecting boxes of Girl Scout cookies to mail to U.S. military personnel abroad. In collaboration with Westborough TV Inc., the Girl Scouts will host a live, televised cookie booth sale at 30 Lyman St., in front of the Cable TV station, Saturday March 1 from 12:30 [...]

New Senior Center to be environmentally friendly

February 29th, 2008

Northborough – If approved by residents at Town Meeting in April and then again at the ballot box the following month, the new Senior Center will be built in such a way that the heating and cooling components will be achieved without the use of fossil fuels. "It will all be accomplished using water pumped [...]

Library’s fund-raiser will keep people laughing

February 29th, 2008

Northborough – The Northborough Public Library's comedy night fund-raiser in the fall of 2007 was such a huge success that the organizers are doing it again. On Saturday March 8 at Guiseppe's Grille in Northborough, two shows featuring comedian Jon Lincoln and two other area comedians promise to keep the crowd laughing. Library Director Jean [...]

Parish to hold ‘Mega Raffle’

February 29th, 2008

Hudson – Jayne McCarthy from Berlin (left) and Barbara Maglione from Hudson (right) staff the St. Michael School and Hudson Catholic High School fund-raiser Mega 2008 $50k Anniversary Raffle booth at the Royal Plaza Trade Center Home Show earlier this month. This year the raffle has cash prizes ranging from $200 to the grand prize [...]

Playgroup welcomes families with young children

February 29th, 2008

Hudson – The winter weather can leave many parents of young children feeling isolated. Recognizing that, Rev. Alice Anacheka-Nasemann, the education director at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson, is inviting parents and children to a weekly playgroup that meets in the church hall from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays. The playgroup is [...]

Sales with a smile

February 29th, 2008

Hudson – Members of Hudson Brownie Troop 2733 (standing) Grace Ortgiesen, 10, (seated, l to r) Sarah DiMare, 9, and Emily Prater, 8, are bundled up and in hopes of bringing in a bundle as they sell Girl Scout cookies Feb. 24 in front of Wal-Mart in Hudson. Sales will continue for several weeks.

Boy Scouts to host 39th annual pancake breakfast

February 29th, 2008

Southborough – Southborough Boy Scout Troop 1 will host its 39th annual "All You Can Eat" pancake breakfast at the Neary School, Parkerville Road, Sunday March 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual breakfast served nearly 500 people last year. Proceeds from the event help fund the troop's activities such as camping, hiking, [...]

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