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Richer school celebrates ‘me’

May 30th, 2008

Marlborough – For Isabella Bettinger, 8, "Celebrate Me Day" at Richer Elementary School meant a lot of work, and a lot of learning – not about school topics, but about her classmates. Principal Joanne Stocklin said Isabella, a third-grader, managed to fill a book with artwork and information about herself in only two weeks, when [...]

‘Story time’ eases families into first school experience

May 30th, 2008

Northborough – The first day of kindergarten can be a terrifying experience. You panic that maybe the other kids won't be nice, or that the bus will forget to stop at your house, or that it will be such a terrible experience that you'll vow to never do it again. It can also be pretty [...]

Proctor School honors veterans

May 30th, 2008

Northborough – Members of the Color Guard of the American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234 of Northborough and U.S. Army veterans (back, l to r) Joe Drummond (Color Guard Captain), Larry Beatty (Post Commander), Walter Nelson and Gerard Bourque (Post Service Officer), gather with fourth-graders (front, l to r) Matt Geoffrion, Michael Upton, Henry [...]

New School Committee chair adjusts negotiating team

May 30th, 2008

Westborough – The School Committee realigned its contract negotiating team in the wake of Bruce Tretter's decision to resign as chair and return to his former status as a regular voting member of the committee. As a result of Tretter's action, which came May 14, a week after he was unanimously elected School Committee chair, [...]

And the hits just keep on coming

May 30th, 2008

Hudson – Hudson High School catcher Mike Ryan belts a single to center field – one of 13 Hawk hits in the game – and drives in a run in Hudson's 17-1 pasting of Narragansett Regional at Riverside Park May 21. Hawk pitchers Dylan Charbonneau and Matt Jacobs combined to twirl a two-hit gem at [...]

Here’s the pitch

May 30th, 2008

Marlborough – Marlborough High School pitcher Jeff Mula fires a pitch into catcher Bob Bilancieri during the Panthers' 7-6 win over Gardner High at Bauks Field in Marlborough May 21. Mula pitched into the sixth inning and left with a 7-3 lead. Hitting standouts for the Panthers in the game included Mark Forster, who smacked [...]

Marlborough High teams continue Memorial Day mastery of Hudson High

May 30th, 2008

Marlborough – The Marlborough High baseball and softball teams continued their recent mastery over rival Hudson High on Memorial Day May 26, the baseball team winning, 1-0, the softball team, 4-3. For the baseball team it's the seventh win over the 1999 and 2002 Division 2 state champions in the last nine years. For the [...]

A base hit

May 30th, 2008

Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High's Sam Bush singles to right-center field during the Tomahawks' baseball game against Leominster in Northborough May 22. Algonquin, which won the game, 4-2, was led by Matt Lupien, who homered and drove in two runs, and Mike Pelland, who singled twice. On this play, Bush was involved in a wacky [...]

Engelking, a common name on the track at Tufts University

May 30th, 2008

Westborough – Derek, Jared and Kelly Engelking have given an all-new meaning to the catchphrase "family plan" at Tufts University. The siblings all not only attend the Medford-based school, but they all also compete for the Jumbos indoor and outdoor track and field teams. "When my brother came to Tufts two years ago, a lot [...]

Local sports roundup

May 30th, 2008

Region – Area high schools earned the top four seeds for the upcoming Central Mass. Boys Lacrosse Tournament, which began this week. Westborough High, with a 14-2 record, is the No. 1 seed. Following closely behind is second-seeded Shrewsbury High, which sports a 17-3 mark, third-seeded St. John's (12-6) and fourth-seeded Algonquin Regional High (12-6). [...]

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