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Shrewsbury jazz enthusiast shares collection with radio listeners

July 26th, 2011

Holding an old vinyl record and other items from his early jazz collection, Shrewsbury resident John Cantor gets set for the weekly Saturday morning radio show where he volunteers as host for WCUW. PHOTO/LORI BERKEY

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident John Cantor rises before dawn every Saturday. He grabs part of his early jazz CD collection and heads to the WCUW community radio station in Worcester, where he's the volunteer host of a weekly show.

David M. Mega, 46

July 26th, 2011

Hudson – David M. Mega, 46, died Monday July 25, 2011, at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester after a courageous year-long battle with cancer. He was born in 1965, the son of Ann (Bissonette) Mega of Hudson and the late Stanley J. Mega. A 1983 graduate of Hudson High School, Mr. Mega worked […]

Beverly Ann Amazeen, 74

July 26th, 2011

Compassion, Courage, Love Marlborough – Beverly Ann (Heeley) Amazeen (aka Nana, BevCat, Auntie Bevie, Mum, Hun) lived a remarkable, albeit unassuming life, blessed with love, family and amazing friendships. A 26-year cancer survivor, incredible mother of three, “Nana” of four and devoted wife of 51 years, she died Sunday July 24, 2011, at the age […]

Roland Baker, 76

July 26th, 2011

Westborough – Roland “Larry” Baker, 76, died Sunday July 24, 2011, at UMass Medical, University Campus in Worcester. He was the beloved husband of Edith (MacPherson) Reeves, and loving father of Daniel Reeves and his wife Denise Poisson of Plymouth; Jill (Baker) McMillen and her husband Richard McMillen of Westborough; Laurie Baker of San Diego, […]

Rose M. Pellegrino, 91

July 26th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – Rose M. (Laconte) Pellegrino, 91, formerly of Worcester, passed away Sunday July 24, 2011, surrounded by her loving family, at Rose Monahan Hospice Residence. Her husband, Joseph J. Pellegrino Sr., passed away in 1977. She is survived by two sons, Joseph J. Pellegrino Jr. and his wife Susan of Basking Ridge, N.J. and […]

Marlborough continues to preserve, protect history

July 25th, 2011

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Marlborough- Marlborough has developed in recent years with the migration of many corporate headquarters and offices that have moved into the city.

Young readers attend Harry Potter Party at Marlborough

July 25th, 2011

Nathan Simon, 7, readies to score for his team in a Muggle Quidditch match, the highlight of the Harry Potter Party presented July 14 by the Marlborough Public Library Children's Room at Ward Park. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – Nathan Simon, 7, readies to score for his team in a Muggle Quidditch match, the highlight of the Harry Potter Party presented July 14 by the Marlborough Public Library Children's Room at Ward Park. After playing the sport, which is featured in the “Harry Potter” book series, the party guests ages 7 to […]

Westborough native “Skating for Hope” July 30-31

July 25th, 2011

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Westborough – Brain cancer survivor Dave McGrath, a native of Westborough and resident of Worcester, will be joined by former NHL referee Paul Stewart, the Bruins Ice Girls, and hockey enthusiasts working to eradicate cancer at the Skating for Hope skate-a-thon Saturday July 30 at Buffone Arena, 284 Lake Ave., Worcester. The goal of this […]

John J. Kelly, 74

July 25th, 2011


Northborough – John “Jack” J. Kelly, 74, died Sunday July 24, 2011, at Beaumont of Northborough after a lengthy illness. He leaves his wife of 52 years, Elaine L. (Fasano) Kelly; two sons, Stephen P. Kelly and his wife Diane of Northborough and Brian F. Kelly and his wife Laurie of Jacksonville, Fla.; and four […]

Pasquale F. Grasso, 88

July 25th, 2011


Marlborough – Pasquale F. “Pat” Grasso, 88, died early Saturday morning July 23, 2011, after a long period of failing health. He was the husband of Theresa (Lawrence) Grasso, to whom he was married for 65 years. Born in Marlborough, the son of the late Ralph and Andonetta (Martino) Grasso, he was a lifelong resident […]

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