By Nancy Brumback Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Cheerleaders are athletes, and Bay State Cheer & Dance treats them like athletes, with all the conditioning, discipline and teamwork of any team sport. “We once had a dad, who was a football coach and a little skeptical of cheerleading, come in. And after he saw a routine, [...]
Northborough – Fifth-grader Mackenzie Rice travels on a tire swing during the March 15 session of the Ropes Course Challenge at Zeh Elementary School. For six weeks during gym class, students in grades one through five are challenged to achieve the next level of difficulty on the course, which also includes traverse beams, wall climbs [...]
Marlborough – Members of Team Pizzazz from Marlborough High School are honored April 11, with praise and accolades for winning the state competition in the Real World Design Challenge. The team will head to Washington, D.C., where they will compete for the national championship. Lt. Gov. Tim Murray presented the Governor’s Cup trophy to Ken [...]
Shrewsbury – Community Advocate Publisher David Bagdon spoke before the student staff of the Spring Street Gazette newspaper April 6. After a brief talk and a period of questions and answers, the editorial staff got down to the business of planning their next edition. The program is overseen by parent volunteers, and headed up by [...]
Twenty years ago, Chris Tsiros’s first child was an infant, and he had just opened the Checkerboards restaurant.
Westborough – A group of students from the Early Childhood Careers program at Tri-County Regional High School in Franklin visited Tatnuck Bookseller in Westborough April 1. The purpose of the trip was to learn more about the operations of a bookstore, including the selection of merchandise, the aesthetics involved in designing displays and the issues [...]
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Rotary Club’s weekly meeting held April 11 at Buca Di Peppo restaurant featured 12 Ukrainian doctors and guest speaker former state Rep. Karyn Polito.
Northborough – Civil War re-enactors from the 5th Massachusetts Battery and the 13th Massachusetts Infantry Company F join Northborough Boy Scouts Troop 1 and their families to cook a military meal and talk about life during the Civil War. The event was in preparation for the troop’s trip to Gettysburg, Pa. April 16 through19.
Westborough – Young volunteers who attend Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Westborough fill Easter baskets that will be given to the children who regularly visit the food pantry. The baskets were filled with all sorts of goodies from toys to candy. Director of Christian Education Suzanne Gillam headed the project. The group created 42 baskets, [...]
After a long, cold winter, the Westborough Rotary Club would like to invite residents to come and celebrate the start of a new season with a wonderful tradition – the Ninth Annual Westborough Spring Festival. The two day event will be held the weekend of April 30 – May 1.