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Local students put together comic book to help with job hunts

August 29th, 2008

Marlborough – The Future Skills Institute/MY Work program is introducing a comic book that will be benefi cial to all high school students in Marlborough. This comic book consists of the many skills needed in order to obtain an ideal job. The comic book, published by M.Y. Comics, is titled, "Jagger Finds a Job." The […]

Library offers discussion on digital television

August 29th, 2008

Region – The Westborough Public Library will present a program, offered by the National Association of Broadcasters, Wednesday Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. to discuss the upcoming switch to digital television, which will take place February 2009. Jerry Gerrits, from station WUTF in Marlborough, will talk about why the switch is occurring, who will be […]

Sister Viola Gautreau, SSA

August 29th, 2008

Marlborough – Sister Viola Gautreau, 91, a Sister of St. Anne, known in religion as Sister Marie Viola, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008 at Marie Esther Health Center in Marlborough. She was in her 63rd year of religious life. She is survived by her sisters, Sr. Lilian Gautreau, SSA; Sr. Noella Gautreau, SSA; and Helen […]

Ann Leavitt, 76

August 29th, 2008

Southborough – Ann (Dando) Leavitt, 76, died peacefully at her home Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008 surrounded by her family. She suff ered from pancreatic cancer for years. Despite that, she was determined to take members of her family to England to see and enjoy London and the countryside. She fulfilled that dream this past July. […]

Sponsors of ‘Taste of Downtown Marlborough’ gather at Coral Seafood

August 29th, 2008

George Voyiatizis, owner of Coral Seafood, demonstrates the preparation of seafood scampi and strawberry shortcake at the event. PHOTOS/BOB COFSKE

Corridor Nine Chamber hosts economic ambassador

August 29th, 2008

Region – (l to r) Barbara Clifford, president of the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce, meets with Ambassador Christopher Egan Aug. 20 at the Corridor Nine monthly breakfast meeting at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston. Egan is the U.S. ambassador in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. He spoke to Chamber of Commerce […]

All smiles for the first day of school!

August 29th, 2008

Marlborough – Fifth-graders Katie Zagzoug and Elizabeth Duross show off new backpacks and sneakers Aug. 26 on the first day of school in Marlborough as they catch up on their summer adventures.

Shrewsbury siblings raise funds for ALS research

August 29th, 2008

Region – Shrewsbury residents (front, l to r) Jacklynne and Zack Kelley recently conducted a fund-raiser at Julio's Liquors in Westborough and raised $800 in support of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) research. The funds were submitted to the Massachusetts Chapter of the ALS Association in honor of longtime family friend James Armstrong, who passed away […]

Local man graduates from air traffi c contro l course

August 29th, 2008

Marlborough – Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle J. Causey has graduated from the Air Traffic Control Operations Apprentice Course at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. The course is designed to train students to control en-route and terminal air traffic by use of visual, radar and non-radar means at air traffic control tower facilities. […]

Local airman graduates from basic training

August 29th, 2008

Northborough/Southborough – Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jason R. Rothwell has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, […]

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