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Colleen Garvey Kueter, 40

October 31st, 2008

Leominster – Colleen Garvey Kueter, 40, beloved wife of Jens C. Kueter, died peacefully at her home Friday Oct. 17, 2008, after a brief, courageous battle with liver cancer. Born March 18, 1968, in New Milford, Conn., she was the daughter of Jeanne (Wolter) Garvey Stax and the late Henry Hulton Garvey Jr. She was […]

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 […]

State Senator supports Eldridge as replacement

October 31st, 2008

Dear Editor, It is with great confidence and enthusiasm that I write to urge readers to vote for Representative James Eldridge for State Senator in the Middlesex and Worcester District. Jamie has served three terms in the House of Representatives and has proven to be both thoughtful and hard working and a leader among his […]

Voter wants Dykema for State Rep

October 31st, 2008

Editor's note: The following letter was edited for length. To the editor: Today I did something I have never done in my 56 years on this planet. I wrote a check for a candidate for public office. The check was for Carolyn Dykema. It wasn't a large check but I have never been so compelled […]

St. John's cross country team hoping to play the role of spoiler

October 31st, 2008

Shrewsbury – The St. John's High School cross country team may not be the powerhouse it was back in 2005- 2006, when it captured backto back Central Mass. Division 1 championships, but underestimating the Pioneers chances in this year's district meet would be a mistake. The harriers from Nashoba Regional are the defending champions of […]

Claire Spanos, 89

October 31st, 2008

Tewksbury – Claire (Roukas) Spanos, 89, formerly of Marlborough, died at her daughter's home Saturday Oct. 18, 2008, after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Andrew Spanos, who died in 1993. She is survived by her daughters, Jo Anne McHugh and her husband, Thomas, and Sandra Johnson and her husband, Mark, […]

Shrewsbury residents to vote for Lebeaux for Senate

October 31st, 2008

Dear Editor, On November 4th my husband and I will be voting John Lebeaux for State Senate. John is a straightshooter who understands the issues and inspires our trust. As a leader, he's proven himself as both an eff ective Selectman and Governorappointed state board member. As an individual, John is genuine, bright, thoughtful and […]

Spookfest thrills Shrewsbury neighborhood

October 31st, 2008

Shrewsbury – Most people don't want a cemetery in their backyard, but every October, Burt and Linda Taylor build one. They also fill their back shed with ghouls and skeletons, and their Walnut Street neighborhood joins the fun. This year, the party took place Oct. 18. Newcomers received a "certificate of survival" for making it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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