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School Committee moves forward after superintendent’s resignation

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – One year ago, the newly hired superintendent Nina Schlikin said she was happy with her new job. "I love it here," she said in August 2007. "… I want to support, encourage and maintain the programs in place and then take it to the next level." And in an interview with reporters one [...]

Schools to hold instrument rental event

August 29th, 2008

Westborough – Westborough Schools will be holding their annual registration and sign up for the both the elementary school string program and band program Tuesday Sept. 16 at Mill Pond School. Students in third grade or new to the string program in fourth grade may attend an information session and lease an instrument at 5 [...]

Local student participates in leadership program

August 29th, 2008

Northborough – This summer, Priscilla Sena, a student at Melican Middle School in Northborough, attended the 2008 National Junior Leaders Conference (NJLC), "Discover Global Business and Entrepreneurship," sponsored by LeadAmerica. NJLC is a leadership program for young leaders from around the world. The NJLC's Discover Global Business and Entrepreneurship is a 10-day leadership program in [...]

Local coaches offer ‘Hot Styx’ clinic

August 29th, 2008

Hot Styx Field Hockey Clinic coaches Paula Toti (left) and Lauren Chenevert (right) with Shrewsbury High School junior and field hockey player Alyssa Ineson, 16, (middle) who helps teach the clinic, and Alyssa's younger sisters Deanna, 14, and Lauren, 10, participants. MARY PRITCHARD Shrewsbury – For the last seven years, Shrewsbury girls have been invited [...]

SELCO rate increase planned

August 29th, 2008

Shrewsbury – It may be a little tougher for people to see the light when Shrewsbury residents begin paying more for electric service beginning next month. Shrewsbury Electric, Light and Cable Operations (SELCO) users will see an increase of as much as 10 percent on all electric bills issued after Monday Sept. 1. Residential customers [...]

Organization holds Youth Leadership Institute

August 29th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services Inc., the town of Shrewsbury's only private, nonprofit community counseling and social services agency, recently announced the winners and scholarship recipients for this summer's Youth Leadership Institute. The program, called Teen Resources Academy and Institute for Leadership (TRAILBLAZERS), is designed to use civic engagement, real world program experiences, [...]

‘Beatles for Sale’ appear on Common

August 29th, 2008

Shrewsbury – (back, l to r) Leo and Emily Boosahda, Lisa Sooy, Kristen Eaton, Kim Joyce, (front, l to r) Cassie Eaton with Oscar the dog, John Sooy, Max Joyce, Evan Sooy and Cole Sooy gather to enjoy a performance by the Beatles tribute band "Beatles for Sale" on Shrewsbury Common Aug. 14. The concert [...]

Welcome Wagon Club to hold general meeting

August 29th, 2008

Shrewsbury – The Welcome Wagon Club of Shrewsbury will kick off its upcoming 2008-2009 season with an Italian buff et at Vinny T's in Shrewsbury Monday Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. Members will have an evening to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Highlights will be 50/50 and centerpiece drawings as well as [...]

Golfers swing for seniors

August 29th, 2008

Southborough – The 17th annual Falconi Family Memorial Golf Tournament will once again be looking to have another successful showcase Monday Sept. 15 at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough. Golfers will have the chance to participate in a variety of diff erent competitions with the chance to win prizes. All the money raised will [...]


August 29th, 2008

30 Saturday Street Fair on French Hill The public is invited to enjoy an afternoon of family fun from 12-8 p.m. at the French Hill Neighborhood Street Fair all along Lincoln Street from Broad Street to Cross Street, Marlborough. Includes live music, international barbeque, a dunk tank for local celebrities, children's activities, entertainment and food. [...]

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