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Congregation B”Nai Shalom offers music, friendship to seniors

March 31st, 2011

Residents at the Whitney Place assisted living facility in Westborough have a great time at a sing-a-along event March 6, courtesy of Congregation B"Nai Shalom volunteers. PHOTO/BONNIEADAMS

The second and third floors of Whitney Place, an assisted living community on the Salmon Health and Retirement campus in Westborough, serve as a warm and supportive home to approximately 54 elders.

Libraries have become hubs of activity for Westborough teens

March 31st, 2011

For those of a “certain age,” the thought of libraries brings up visions of card catalogs, the Dewey Decimal System and elderly women shushing those who dared to do more than whisper.

Algonquin coach wins well-deserved award

March 31st, 2011

Neil Burke has gotten used to success and accolades during his coaching career so when the Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association (MBCA) came calling with one more award, he was prepared for the attention. This time though, it happened to be the paramount achievement for someone in his line of work.

Collaboration, technology top priorities for next SHS principal

March 31st, 2011

Todd Bazydlo, currently an assistant principal at Shrewsbury High School, will replace Brian Reagan as principal next year. PHOTO/JOANGOODCHILD

During February vacation week, school was out and the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) building was empty, save for a few staff members who had come in to do some work.

Selectmen praise Josie, Hale as SELCO prepares for leadership change

March 31st, 2011

Shrewsbury will have a change in two significant leadership roles this spring as Thomas Josie steps down as the general manager of Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) April 1.

Southborough town officials ask schools to make cuts

March 31st, 2011

After paring the town budget once again at its regular meeting March 15, the Board of Selectmen will look to the school departments to cut a total of $570,000 from their budgets.

Westborough students hear presentation from survivor of Rwandan genocide

March 31st, 2011

Ernest Rugwizangoga (third from left) is joined by some Westborough High School students (l to r) Sarah Warshaw, Rachel Bridge, Patrick Bryant, Sarah Hart and Alyssa Noble. Rugwizangoga recounted his experiences as a survivor of the Rwandan genocide during a school assembly March 3. PHOTO/BONNIEADAMS

It is one thing to read an account of the genocide that occurred in the central African nation of Rwanda in 1994.

Westborough selectmen deny underride request, allow other warrant questions

March 31st, 2011

Stating that they would not be fulfilling their commitment to the town as elected officials, the Board of Selectmen declined to approve a citizen's request to allow a question regarding a $4 million underride to be placed on the warrant for the May 14 Annual Town Meeting.

Discovering art is fun in Marlborough

March 31st, 2011

Nianh Moore, 7, and Jordan Savitsky, 8. PHOTO/EDKARVOSKIJR.

Marlborough – Nianh Moore, 7, and Jordan Savitsky, 8, display the mugs they decorated with painted designs during an art workshop held Feb. 22 at the Pleasant Street Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest. This was one of several activities offered during the school winter break for members of the Discovery Club, […]

Westborough students hear presentation from survivor of Rwandan genocide

March 29th, 2011


It is one thing to read an account of the genocide that occurred in the central African nation of Rwanda in 1994. It is quite another, Westborough High School (WHS) students would surely attest, to hear a personal account.

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