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Wood, Childs provided heart, soul, leadership to Post 100

July 25th, 2008

Hudson – The Hudson Post 100 American Legion baseball team dropped from serious Zone 5A regular-season title consideration weeks ago, but that hasn't stopped recent Hudson graduates Mike Wood and Evan Childs from going full-tilt, fulltime. "They've been the heart and soul of this team," Post 100 manager Blair Brissette said. "We're lucky to have […]

Library director grateful for ‘Big Read’ volunteers, donors

July 25th, 2008

To the Editor: On behalf of the staff and Trustees of the Shrewsbur y Public Library, I wish to acknowledge the generous community support for the Shrewsbury Big Read Project. The eff ort, which culminated on June 7, involved over 1,300 people who took part in fortyfour programs or activities that focused on the novel […]

Southborough man seeks special permit for used-car lot

July 25th, 2008

Southborough – An already busy parcel of land on Route 9 may get even busier if the town's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approves a plan for a used-car lot. Elias Aoude proposed at the June 25 ZBA meeting that he convert a free-standing garage on property he owns at 67 Turnpike Road (Route 9) […]

Fallon Clinic hosts meeting for area employers

July 25th, 2008

Westborough – Fallon Clinic hosted a meeting for Westborough area employers June 19 at Tatnuck Bookseller, Gift Gallery & Café on Lyman Street. The meeting included breakfast, sponsored by AdCare Hospital, and presentations by Fallon Clinic's Occupational Health Department, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and an occupational therapist from the Back to Work Center. Nurse […]

Alice Rowan Swanson remembered by mother, minister

July 25th, 2008

Northborough – Saying her daughter was "very quiet, but not shy," Ruth Rowan spoke for the first time July 18 about the death of Alice Rowan Swanson. The following day, the family held a memorial service at the Unitarian Universalist Church, which was attended by hundreds of Rowan Swanson's family, friends, college classmates, co-workers and […]

Longtime town personality named Applefest Grand Marshal

July 25th, 2008

Northborough – Elaine Kelly never saw it coming. A 43-year resident of the town, Kelly has participated in many Applefests and attended the Applefest parade on many occasions. She'll attend again this year, and she'll have the best seat on the parade route, too – atop the car that will carry the Grand Marshal of […]

Scouts receive religious awards

July 25th, 2008

Westborough – Eight Westborough Girl and Boy Scouts recently received their Catholic Scout Religious awards at St. Paul's Cathedral in Worcester from Bishop McManus. Hannah Schur received the Girl Scout Marian Medal. For the past year her work has focused on Mary's life and her journey and importance in the Catholic heritage. Kathryn Wilchynski, Ashley […]

Planning Board moves projects forward

July 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Marlborough's Planning Board met July 14 and considered over a half-dozen projects, moving many along the path toward completion. Among them is an application to create a new zoning overlay district on the eastern side of Marlborough. The new district, at 890 Boston Post Road East, would allow a Nissan dealership to move […]

Former Marlborough resident helps divert real-life disaster

July 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Growing up in Marlborough and playing soccer for the Panthers, Mike Burns relied on his instincts on the soccer pitch to help him be in the right place at the right time. Burns used those timehoned instincts again July 18, this time to help prevent a tragedy that could have killed more than […]

Taking the shot

July 25th, 2008

Region – Algonquin's Matt Feldman, center, has a look of determination on his face as he prepares to go up with a shot in a Central Massachusetts Summer Basketball League game against Westborough July 16 at St. Peter- Marian High School in Worcester. Westborough won, 53-51. Defending against Feldman on the play were Westborough players […]

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