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Spring Festival sponsorship drive off to great start

January 28th, 2011

Westborough – The sponsorship drive for the Ninth Annual Westborough Spring Festival ( WSF) 2011 got an early and impressive start this year from local businesses. The Rotary Club of Westborough is again hosting Westborough Spring Festival and has added another location, Bay State Green at Westborough’s Bay State Commons. The festival also offers a [...]

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January 28th, 2011

Corridor Nine Chamber and Doubletree Hotel thank volunteers

January 28th, 2011

Region – During the 2010 holiday season, Corridor Nine Chamber, the Doubletree Hotel and Westborough Community Education Spirit Program forged a partnership to collect food for those in need. This Food Drive benefited the local pantries of Corridor Nine’s five core towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury and Grafton. The goal was 7,000 food items [...]

A new chapter for local libraries

January 28th, 2011

Region – Downsizing in the Central Mass Regional Library System (CMRLS) has been a boon for two area public libraries in the last year. Westborough and Marlborough were able to hire extremely qualified administrators who had been laid off from CMRLS to be at the helm of their top positions. In July, Maureen Ambrosino was [...]

Having a Snow Ball!

January 28th, 2011

Marlborough – Kindergartners Sydney Michaud, Isabel Steinberg, Shauna Sperou and Sofia Bertone take a break from the dance floor at the annual Snow Ball, held Jan. 14 at Kane Elementary School. Sponsored by the Kane Parent Teacher Organization for students in kindergarten through third grade, the popular event featured winter-themed decorations and music provided by [...]

School Committee updated on school choice

January 28th, 2011

Shrewsbury – The town can expect to receive close to $100,000 from the Massachusetts Department of Education (DOE) as a result of its participation in the state’s school-choice program. Superintendent Joseph Sawyer told Shrewsbury School Committee members Jan. 20 that the 20 “choice” students who came from other communities to enroll in the 9th grade [...]

2nd Annual CSF Scholar Bowl Super Bowl Square Fund-raiser

January 28th, 2011

Marlborough – Citizens Scholarship Foundation (CSF) of Marlborough, in conjunction with the Westender Restaurant, is once again conducting its Scholar Bowl Super Bowl Square Fundraiser. The fund-raiser sells 100 Super Bowl squares, with each square selling for $100. 50 percent of the proceeds are directed to the CSF General Scholarship Fund and the remaining 50 [...]

Algonquin students perform at Mechanics Hall

January 28th, 2011

Northborough – For the second year in a row, thirty-four students represented Algonquin Regional High School at the Massachusetts Music Educators Association’s (MMEA) Central District Senior Festival Concert which took place at Mechanics Hall in Worcester Jan. 15. Over a thousand students from more than fifty surrounding towns auditioned for the prestigious event – 400 [...]

Kindergarten registration for 2011-2012 available

January 28th, 2011

Northborough – Kindergarten registration packets for the 2011-2012 school year have been mailed to Northborough families. Families listed on the Town Census with a child who will turn age five by August 31, 2011 will automatically receive registration information from their neighborhood school. Registration will take place at each of the town’s four elementary schools [...]

Local students achieve top scores

January 28th, 2011

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