Home » October 31st, 2008 Entries posted on “October, 2008”

WBJ honors Divine Kitchens owner

October 31st, 2008

The Worcester Business Journal recently honored Divine Kitchens owner Mariette Barsoum as one of the area's best young business leaders. Distinguished as one of Worcester Business Journal's 40 Under 40 winners, Barsoum was recognized as part of the publication's 9th Annual Awards Ceremony in September. According to the editors, "Our honorees come from diverse fields [...]

Marlborough Savings Bank sponsors basketball program

October 31st, 2008

The Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest is proud to announce Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) as the sole sponsor for their annual Youth Basketball Program. The sponsorship entailed a $10,000 donation to ensure the program continues for the 2008-2009 season. The basketball league brings together over 750 youth from towns surrounding Marlborough and Hudson. MSB [...]

Happy Feet Kids

October 31st, 2008

Westborough – Parents have trusted the children's shoe store at Westmeadow Plaza for over two decades. They have returned year after year to Westboro Stride Rite for its expert sizing, wide selection and customer service. But while the store remains under the same management, in the same location and off ering all of the same [...]

Courtyard by Marriott

October 31st, 2008

Sandra Miller, of Courtyard by Marriott PHOTO/ANGELA GREINER Marlborough – From weddings to high-technology conferences, the ballrooms at Courtyard by Marriott, located at 75 Felton St. in Marlborough, are open for business. After nearly two years of renovations, the hotel has converted itself from having traditional standard features to exhibiting a high-end executive ambiance. The [...]

Armstrong School to host Autumn Benefit

October 31st, 2008

Westborough – Armstrong Elementary School's Parent Group is hosting its 6th Annual Autumn Benefit Saturday Nov. 1 at the Indian Meadows Country Club in Westborough at 6:30 p.m. There will be appetizers, a cash bar, disc jockey and entertainment by comedian Johnny Lampert. Guests will be able to bid on raffles, a silent auction and [...]

Accepting ‘Rachel’s Challenge’

October 31st, 2008

Hudson – Hudson High School students sign a banner as a pledge to accept the challenge after viewing "Rachel's Challenge," a multi-media presentation inspired by the writings of Rachel Scott, the first victim of the 1999 fatal shootings at Columbine High School in Colorado. Students learned that the challenge consisted of five steps: (1) Look [...]

School Committee reviews MCAS results

October 31st, 2008

Westborough – Students and schools throughout the district once again scored very well on MCAS testing, according to last spring's test results, which were recently released and delivered to the School Committee at its Oct. 22 meeting. From an overall standpoint, Westborough received a very high performance rating in English language arts (ELA) and a [...]

Washington saves the three-legged gazelle

October 31st, 2008

What a frustrating two weeks it has been. Between the stock market dropping 3000 points, and the constant bickering between the presidential candidates, it was just depressing. The only two things that even made the week worth living were Tina Fey and the Red Sox. Through it all, however, the worst thing by far, in [...]

Good Scout Award winner has left his mark throughout town

October 31st, 2008

Westborough – By selecting Nelson Ball, the Knox Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America has chosen a great guy to present with the Good Scout Award.   They will do so Thursday Nov. 13 at Indian Meadows Country Club, beginning at 6 p.m. It would be easier to list local clubs and organizations [...]

Letters

October 31st, 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 [...]

Support local businesses!

Recently Commented

  • georgesedares: I find it hilarious that Shrewsbury is about to allow a growing center under the morning shadows of...
  • Community Advocate Staff: Gloria, pls contact me at 508-366-5500, ext 14 or news@communityadvocate.com. Bonnie Adams,...
  • Ben Chang: This happened two years ago. I wonder if there was any casualty or if the families affected by this...
  • Gloria gray: Hi please this case has been dismissed so I would appreciate it if you get it off your site it is...
  • Kathi Knox: To Deb’s family, I spent several years volunteering in the Littleton Schools with Deb at various...