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Choral students selected for national honors chorus

November 28th, 2008

Northborough/Southborough – – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students (l to r) Liz Wall, Vale Southard, Shay Gibson and Caroline Joyner line up after recently receiving top national choral honors from the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). The singers will participate in four days of rehearsal preparing for a performance at the ACDA National Convention [...]

High school nursing program to hold Open House

November 28th, 2008

Marlborough – Individuals interested in pursuing a career in Practical Nursing are invited to attend the annual Open House at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) Thursday Dec. 18 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event will be held in the Practical Nursing Department at the school, located at 215 Fitchburg St., Marlborough. [...]

Schools seeing less grant funding

November 28th, 2008

Shrewsbury – As the cost of education continues to rise, Shrewsbury Public Schools are receiving less and less help by way of state and federal grants. In a presentation before the School Committee Nov. 19, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer said that grant funding is down 7 percent overall, and that there have been significant [...]

Local students dominate Faux Finish Competition

November 28th, 2008

Region – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School students (front, l to r) Danielle Higgins, Marlborough; Hailee French and Liz Tisdell, Shrewsbury; Rebeka Liseno, West Boylston; Erin Moore, Clinton; (back, l to r) Lillian Ryberg, Brittany Potter, and Stacy Reid, all from Marlborough; Julia Walsh and Jordan Chila, Boylston; Mike Donahue, instructor; Heather Durand, Shrewsbury; [...]

Students sell magazines

November 28th, 2008

Northborough – The top sixth-grade award winners for one day last month in Melican Middle School's magazine sale are (l to r) Annie Balunas, Alex Dowd and Evan Ribaudo. The three sold the most magazine subscriptions that day. The magazine drive is the school's only fundraiser each year.

Superintendent receives exceptional rating

November 28th, 2008

" Her hiring decisions are a critical aspect of the job because they have a major and long-lasting impact on the quality of our schools. Many of us on the School Committee feel this is her greatest strength." Craig Harris Westborough – School Superintendent Anne Towle received a rating of exceptional in her annual evaluation, [...]

Mayor invites residents to annual tree lighting

November 28th, 2008

Marlborough – No sooner will Thanksgiving be over than the holiday hustle will begin. Before schedules become too busy, Mayor Nancy Stevens is inviting Marlborough residents to take some time with friends and neighbors in the city for the annual Christmas tree lighting. The tree lighting will be held during the annual "Home for the [...]

Women’s Business Council hosts ‘Holiday Shopping Boutique’

November 28th, 2008

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce Women's Business Council is holding a "Holiday Shopping Boutique" Tuesday Dec. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Coral Seafood, 29 South Bolton St. Put a dent in your holiday shopping in one night at one location. Vendors will be selling jewelry, kitchen products and cosmetics, among [...]

Another successful ‘Evening of Giving’

November 28th, 2008

Marlborough – Michelle Young of Dino's Trattoria serves Ellen Ware and Tara Holmes of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care at New Horizons at the 19th annual "Evening of Giving," held Nov. 20 at Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel. More than 30 area restaurants donated food for the event. Proceeds go to Roland's House, formerly known as Marlborough-Hudson [...]

Colonial Garden Club to hold ‘Pear Tree Boutique’

November 28th, 2008

Marlborough – The Colonial Garden Club of Marlborough will host its annual Pear Tree Boutique Saturday Dec. 6 at the Marlborough Intermediate Elementary School on Union Street in Marlborough. The boutique is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no admission charge. There will be fresh holiday greens adorning wreaths, [...]

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