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Program focuses on underage drinking, liability

March 28th, 2008

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School (MHS) Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) focused their recent community briefing on destructive decisions by adults as well as by teens. The March 6 event was one of a series held across the country sponsored by Take It Back, described as a national youth-directed movement to reduce alcohol problems. […]

School Committee discontinues late bus service

March 28th, 2008

Westborough – Citing safety concerns for the school district's youngest children while questioning its eff ectiveness and fiscal feasibility, the School Committee approved at its March 19 meeting to discontinue late bus service to children in kindergarten through third grade, beginning in the 2008-2009 academic year. "It's really a safety issue," Westborough Superintendent of Schools […]

Racquetball, alive and well at Wayside

March 28th, 2008

Marlborough – In good form during March 14 mixed doubles play, Kevin Wentzell is on the court with Ron Kelly (in black), Dave Quinn and Marty Smith. Wentzell, raised in Marlborough and now living in Milford, usually gets on the courts at Wayside Racquet and Swim Club five days a week.

Shrewsbury High celebrates Black History Month

March 28th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Black History Committee student leaders (front) Sherylynn Sealy, (middle, l to r) Alma Dwumfour, Ian Fields, Paul Markham, co-advisors Jessica Reagey and Susie McGuirk, teacher Denise Fair, and (back, l to r) Black History Committee student leaders Nour Agha, Chris Barry and Hanan Bumpus gather after an assembly held […]

Select GMAC Real Estate

March 28th, 2008

(l to r) Susan Flynn and Kathleen Spangler at their Shrewsbury office. Shrewsbury – Teamwork is the name of the game for Kathleen Spangler and Susan Flynn, who have worked in the Massachusetts real estate market for more than 20 years. In April 2007, they teamed up and opened their own company: Select GMAC Real […]

AV Chamber auction slated for March 28

March 28th, 2008

Region – The Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce's 13th Annual Auction is slated for Friday March 28 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Stow Acres Country Club. This year's event boasts $15,600 worth of products and services: from a helicopter ride and tickets to a Red Sox game to gift cards at local eateries […]

Peer leaders recognize classmates for peace eff orts

March 28th, 2008

Westborough – Sometimes it's hard to see the good people do, especially under the stress of everyday life. But the peer leaders at Gibbons Middle School decided that's just what they needed to do. "I think 'Peace Player of the Week' kind of opened our eyes that people are helping each other," peer leader Ben […]

Committee sponsors two competitions to promote recycling

March 28th, 2008

Marlborough – With Earth Day only a few weeks away, the Marlborough Recycling Committee has announced two competitions to get the community thinking about recycling. This year the committee has decided to host a two-part competition, with winners being announced during the annual Earth Day celebration to be held Saturday May 3 at Ghiloni Park. […]

Sandra Fryc joins race for School Committee

March 28th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Sandra Fryc has announced her candidacy for a seat on the Shrewsbury School Committee. She and her family have lived in Shrewsbury since 1992. She has a son at Shrewsbury High School and a daughter at Oak Middle School. Fryc graduated from Fitchburg State College in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in business […]

‘Road Scholars’ fund-raiser scheduled

March 28th, 2008

Shrewsbury – As the school budget tightens each year, many people have been looking for a way to help out. Now they'll have their chance. Organizers of the Shrewsbury Road Scholars 5K/ Fun Run said the event is designed to bring the community together to support Shrewsbury schools while promoting overall health and wellness. "First, […]

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