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‘Flaming Reds’ savor victory

July 31st, 2011

The "Flaming Reds" savor their victory as the 2011 Shrewsbury Little League Fast Pitch Softball Minor League champions at Dean Park June 19. PHOTO/SUBMITTED

Shrewsbury – The “Flaming Reds” savor their victory as the 2011 Shrewsbury Little League Fast Pitch Softball Minor League champions at Dean Park June 19. The team members are (front kneeling, l to r) Mei Mei Heipler, Grace O’Hara, Megan Calderwood, Alexa Beer, Phoebe Johnson, (second row, standing, l to r) coach Bill David, Sofia [...]

Nora Antoun Hakim, 90

July 31st, 2011

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Shrewsbury/Newton – Nora Antoun Hakim, 90, formerly a 68-year resident of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Tuesday July 26, 2011,under the care of her family and the staff at the Stone Institute in Newton. She was born in Worcester, daughter of Ameen J. and Sophie (Farage) Antoun. She leaves her family of five children, Clifford, Clyde, Geoffrey, [...]

Robert Paul Axline Jr., 75

July 31st, 2011

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Northborough/Chatham/Wilmington, Vt. – Robert Paul Axline Jr., 75, died Wednesday July 27, 2011, from a heart attack. He leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Jean E. (Bowers) Axline; two sons, David R. Axline and his wife Debra of Naples, Fla., and Donald W. Axline and Mary Luz of Northborough; seven grandchildren, David, Michael, Samantha, [...]

Local families welcome NYC youth

July 31st, 2011

After a couple of buses arrived July 18 at the Marlborough Moose Lodge, (back, center) 12-year-old Stephanie Russell of New York City is welcomed by the Pageau sisters of Northborough - (l to r) Emily, 11, Jamie, 7, and Amanda, 13. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Region – After a couple of buses arrived July 18 at the Marlborough Moose Lodge, (back, center) 12-year-old Stephanie Russell of New York City is welcomed by the Pageau sisters of Northborough – (l to r) Emily, 11, Jamie, 7, and Amanda, 13. The Pageaus are among about 70 families in the Metrowest area volunteering [...]

Elvira Fraschetti, 81

July 30th, 2011

Hudson – Elvira Fraschetti, 81, died on Saturday July 30, 2011, at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center. She is survived by her many relatives and close friends. Born in Italy, daughter of the late Louis and Assunta (Maiuri) Fraschetti in June of 1930, she resided in Hudson most of her life and was employed for many [...]

Joseph A. Padavano, 77

July 30th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – Joseph A. Padavano, 77, a dedicated, husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away peacefully Friday July 29, 2011, with his family by his side, from complications of heart surgery. Born Feb. 27, 1934, in Worcester, he was one of 12 children of Giuseppe and Maria (Fulginiti) Padavano, and graduated from Worcester Boys Trade [...]

Victor A. Hoyt Jr., 79

July 30th, 2011

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Hudson – Victor A. Hoyt Jr., 79, died Thursday July 28, 2011, at the Leonard Morse Kindred Care Unit in Natick. He leaves his wife of 59 years, Ann (Shovelier) Hoyt of Hudson. Born and raised in Cambridge, son of the late Victor A. Hoyt Sr. and Florence (Sherman) Hoyt, he attended local schools and [...]

Westborough Public Library receives Sony e-reader

July 30th, 2011

Maureen Ambrosino, Westborough Public Library director, (left) shows patron Jane Hodgdon (right) how to use the library’s new Sony e-reader. PHOTO/BONNIE ADAMS

Westborough – Libraries across the country have been trying to find ways (and funds) to serve their patrons who want the option to read books the traditional way as well as reading them on their electronic devices.

Seeing eye to eye in Northborough

July 30th, 2011

Brianna Ouelette, 3, gets a close-up look at a pygmy goat July 16, when the Northborough 4-H Small Animal Club set up its petting tent on the lawn of the Northborough Free Library. Children also got the chance to pet bunnies and guinea pigs. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Northborough – Brianna Ouelette, 3, gets a close-up look at a pygmy goat July 16, when the Northborough 4-H Small Animal Club set up its petting tent on the lawn of the Northborough Free Library. Children also got the chance to pet bunnies and guinea pigs. Always a popular attraction, the club’s petting tent will [...]

Second annual Westborough Sprint Triathlon to be held Aug. 14

July 29th, 2011

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Westborough – If you’ve been having a fun, but rather lazy, summer, maybe it’s time to do something a little bit more active. Thanks to the second annual Westborough Sprint Triathlon, to be held Sunday, Aug. 14, at Westborough State Hospital, 288 Lyman St., you don’t have to go far to do so.

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