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William Caughey Clemmer, 80

February 29th, 2008

Northborough – William Caughey Clemmer, 80, a lifelong jazz pianist, was reunited with his beloved wife on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. He leaves his brothers, Robert Clemmer, John Clemmer, and Harry (Speed) Clemmer, his best friend; his children, Heidi, Kimberly, William Jr., Daniel, Richard, Kristen, Scott, David and [...]

Raymond P. Gingras, 66

February 29th, 2008

Athol – Raymond P. Gingras, 66, of Central Street, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008 at home. He leaves his siblings, Beverly Ohman, Sharon Gingras- Shong, Sandra Clancy, Sheila Fitzgerald, Maureen Gingras, Patricia Gingras, Ronald Gingras, Gary Gingras and T. David Gingras. He was born June 14, 1941 in Worcester, the son of Roland and Catherine [...]

The MathCounts team from the Advanced Math and Science Academy

February 29th, 2008

Marlborough – On Feb. 9, eight students from the Advanced Math and Science Academy (AMSA) in Marlborough took second place out of 27 teams in a regional MathCounts competition. The students will now participate in the state competition in March. The AMSA team includes seventh-graders Saarik Kalia, Sam Khalandovsky, Sorin Vatasoiu and Steven Tang. The [...]

Assabet Valley Regional students can access online courses

February 29th, 2008

Marlborough – In January, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) announced that it has started a new online learning program and is offering students access to over 200 online courses. This new program is made possible by a partnership with Virtual High School (VHS) (www.goVHS.org), the pioneer of online learning for high school students [...]

Keeping on track

February 29th, 2008

Hudson – Four days a week, (l to r) home day care provider Chris Tedstone; Kristin Charbonneau, who works at the kindergarten center; and Donna Byrne, also a home day care provider, put in four miles on the Hudson High School track. They use the indoor track during the winter and the outside track in [...]

Sherwood Middle School hosts ‘Grandfriend’ event

February 29th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Bill Gooley receives a hug from his son Will at the Sherwood Middle School's "Bring a Grandfriend to Breakfast Day" Feb. 14. At the event, participants were treated to breakfast and they socialized and made Valentines that were then delivered to seniors. The event was funded by the Sherwood Parent Teacher Organization.

Extra programs at schools generate revenue

February 29th, 2008

Westborough – The bleak economic forecast has affected all town departments, and the School Department is no exception. The School Committee spends every dollar carefully while Director of Student Services Nancy Spitulnik pens grant proposals designed to help improve the quality of learning and Superintendent Anne Towle accepts donations from area businesses such as the [...]

Assabet Valley students can access online courses

February 29th, 2008

Marlborough – In January, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) announced that it has started a new online learning program and is off ering students access to over 200 online courses. This new program is made possible by a partnership with Virtual High School (VHS) (www.goVHS.org), the pioneer of online learning for high school [...]

The world as a ‘village’

February 29th, 2008

Shrewsbury – (l to r) Calvin Coolidge School students Somil Jain, Logan Desilets and Sam Mack, author David Smith, and students Zitong Su, Mamadou Cisse, Katie Tarr and Srinidhi Raghav hold some of the versions of Smith's book "If the World were a Village, A Book about the World's People," during the author's visit to [...]

Health director receives award for decades of work

February 29th, 2008

Shrewsbury – In a perfect world, teenagers wouldn't have to worry about unplanned pregnancy, pressure from their classmates to drink or use drugs, or emotional or physical abuse by their parents or partners. Every child would come from a stable home, with a strong support system and someone to guide them through the struggles they'll [...]

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