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And the band played on

May 29th, 2009

Marlborough – In recent Finance Committee discussions about the fiscal year 2010 budget, members decided to cut two Department of Public Works salaries to go along with the proposed cuts of 24 teaching and aide positions from the School Department budget. Despite these deep cuts, it was decided that $38,000 be left in the celebrations […]

Casey at the bat

May 29th, 2009

Marlborough – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School's (AVRTHS) Casey Taillacq, a senior from Marlborough who is enrolled in the Marlborough-based school's Design and Visual Technologies Program, waits on a pitch during a recent Aztecs softball win over Hudson Catholic, 10-5. AVRTHS, which, at 11-4, is headed to the Central Mass. Division 3 Softball Tournament, […]

Class of 2009 celebrates 50th graduation for Hudson Catholic

May 29th, 2009

Hudson – Members of the Hudson Catholic High School (HCHS) Class of 2009 pose for photographs following the Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation Ceremony celebrated May 22 at St. Michael Church. Forty-six diplomas were presented. The Rev. John Mulloy, who was the parish pastor from 1991 through 1996, was invited to lead the ceremony. Mulloy noted […]

Area student named ’21st Century Leader’

May 29th, 2009

Northborough – UMass-Amherst has chosen Robert House, a civil engineering major from Northborough, as one of 13 graduating seniors who was presented with 21st Century Leaders Awards during the 139th Annual Commencement May 23. The College of Engineering also selected House as the student speaker for its commencement ceremonies May 21. The awards recognize students […]

Local sports roundup

May 29th, 2009

Region – The eighth annual Karyn Polito Charity Golf Tournament, which will again benefit Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services and the Westborough Food Pantry, will be held at 11 a.m., Monday Aug. 10 at Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton. "This is easily one of the most rewarding events I am involved in every year," […]

Pending Home Sales Rise, Housing Affordability Near Record

May 29th, 2009

Pending home sales rose with many first-time buyers taking advantage of historically good housing affordability conditions, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). The Pending Home Sales Index (1), a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in March, increased 3.2 percent to 84.6 from a level of 82.0 in February, and is 1.1 percent […]

Local communities honor veterans with Memorial Day tributes

May 29th, 2009

Local communities honor veterans with Memorial Day tributes Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School band plays in the Memorial Day Parade in Northborough May 25. The day's events included several tributes to local veterans. For more information, see the article on the front page. PHOTO/ANDREW SULLIVAN Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School band […]

Food Pantry volunteers thank postal workers, community

May 29th, 2009

Dear Editor: On behalf of the families that we serve, we would like to thank the community for their donations to the Postal Food Drive, which took place on May 9th. The donations of cereal, juice, juice boxes, soup, canned fruits and other items helped to fill the shelves at the pantry. This drive would […]

Library to hold book sale

May 29th, 2009

Southborough – The Friends of the Southborough Library have announced that the annual June book sale will be held Saturday June 13 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. For sale will be an excellent selection of fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children, including biography, travel, gardening, cookbooks, health and hobby items, in hardcover […]

University of Delaware announces Dean's List

May 29th, 2009

Westborough – The following University of Delaware students from Westborough were named to the 2008 fall semester Dean's List: Courtney Elizabeth Bohen, a junior finance major in the College of Business and Economics; Michael Eric Burton, a freshman finance major in the College of Business and Economics; Allison Stirling Leclair, a sophomore accounting and finance […]

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