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Local field hockey players, coach head to Australia

June 27th, 2008

Region – A pair of Central Massachusetts field hockey players are about to embark on the trip of a lifetime. Marla Caram, a rising senior at Hudson High, and Jess Dankner, who graduated earlier this month from Westborough High and will attend Skidmore College, will accompany Algonquin Regional High School field hockey coach Dan Welty [...]

Local sports roundup

June 27th, 2008

Hudson – Wayne Barry, coach of the Hudson Catholic High School boys basketball team for the last four years – and five years overall – confirmed that he will not be returning next year to coach the Green Wave. "It's just a timing issue," Barry said. "I was hoping to return, but some issues have [...]

Town celebrates library’s centennial birthday

June 27th, 2008

Westborough – (Right:) Members of the Westborough Public Library staff Carolyn Delude, Dottie Hurley, Chris Muller, Lucy Whitin, Donna Martel , Mike Matley, Nancy Engberg, Judy Rollinson, Nancy Odell, Sarah Cunningham, Jenny Schwartz and Deb Rich gather around the library's new sign June 21 during the Westborough Library's Centennial Birthday Party. The sign was a [...]

Local civil engineer receives recognition

June 27th, 2008

Westborough – Westborough resident Mark Hasso, PhD, recently received the Citizen Engineer Award of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section (BSCES) at the society's 160th annual meeting June 10. The award is presented to a BSCES member or registered professional engineer for outstanding public involvement in local or national legislation, education (at any level), [...]

Local students earn Black Belts in Tae Kwon Do

June 27th, 2008

Westborough – Abby Schachter of Westborough performs a discipline during her Black Belt testing session at Kim's Tae Kwon Do Martial Art and Olympic Sport Center, located at 168 Milk St. Schachter successfully completed all the test requirements and was awarded her Black Belt, as were the other nine students in the class. Ken Hays, [...]

Air Force technician achieves sergeant rank

June 27th, 2008

Westbor- ough – Kara P. Vautour has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. An aerospace medical technician with four years of military service, she is assigned to the 439th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Westover Air Reserve Base, Springfield. She is the daughter of Donald and Marilyn Vautour of [...]

Couple helps Dismas House residents reconnect with society

June 27th, 2008

Westborough – Calling upon contacts made over the last 11 years, Westborough residents Dave McMahon and Colleen Hilferty are creating a regional solution to what has long been perceived as Worcester problem: what to do with former prisoners recently released from jail. McMahon and Hilferty – who are married to one another and have two [...]

Grace Cheng plays her way to first place – again

June 27th, 2008

Westbor- ough – For the second year in a row, Grace Cheng took first place in her age group in the Massachusetts Music Teachers Association's Annual Bay State Contest. In the 40th annual contest, held May 10 at Fitchburg State College, Grace played pieces by Prokofiev and Liszt in the 8-year-old division. Last year, she [...]

Sparks fly at French Hill hearing

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – Sparks flew at a public hearing at the June 23 meeting of the Marlborough City Council, as residents gathered to protest a proposed development of condominiums in the French Hill section of the city. Attorney Arthur Bergeron, who described the project to councilors, said it would involve cutting down a section of woodland [...]

City enjoys first ‘Taste of Downtown Marlborough’

June 27th, 2008

Marlborough – During the first "Taste of Downtown Marlborough" June 23, (l to r) Michael Manning, with Green Marlborough, an organization for energy and the environment, receives a piece of pineapple pizza from Frank Azzariti, the owner of Pizzanini at 132 Main St., while Kaitlin Manning and her sister Jennifer get ready to enjoy pepperoni [...]

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