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Food Pantry board offers thanks

July 25th, 2008

Dear Editor: On behalf of the families that we serve, we would like to thank the community for their donations to the Postal Food Drive. The donations of cereal, juice, juice boxes, soup, canned fruits and other items helped to fill the shelves at the pantry. This drive would have not been possible without the [...]

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 [...]


July 25th, 2008

Letters must be signed with name and address and include a telephone number for verification. The editor reserves the right to reject letters on the basis of length, libelous content and suitability. Letters under 350 words will not be edited for length. Longer letters may be edited, depending on space constraints. Deadline is Monday noon [...]

Step right up to reduce, reuse

July 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury – For residents still unaccustomed to recycling, the time has come to try their hand. Shrewsbury Health Department's new fee-based trash disposal program, 'pay-as-youthrow' (PAYT), will begin Monday Aug. 4. Under the mandatory PAYT program, Shrewsbury residents must purchase and use special garbage bags in order to have their trash picked up at the [...]

Making his pitch

July 25th, 2008

Hudson – Hudson's Bob Montalto delivers a pitch during the Hawks's 9-6 win over Blackstone July 10 at Sauta Field. Montalto was instrumental in the victory, clubbing a game-winning three-run triple late in the game, as well as earning the save with an inning of scoreless relief. Hudson entered the final week of the Hockomock [...]

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 [...]

Making his move

July 25th, 2008

Region – Marlborough's Graham Asum (left) drives around Shrewsbury's Joe Aulenback and heads to the basket in a game played between the teams July 14. Marlborough won the hotly-contested affair, 57-54. The game was part of the Central Massachusetts Summer Basketball League, playing Monday and Wednesday nights at St. Peter-Marian High School in Worcester.

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 [...]

Westborough’s Whitten to roam among Maine’s Black Bears

July 25th, 2008

Westborough – Most athletes – especially baseball players – when they get the chance, choose a southern school to play at, a place where warm weather is the norm, not the exception. Westborough High seniorto be Fran Whitten has got that one completely backward. Whitten, a four-year starter at catcher for the Rangers, will not [...]

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 [...]

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