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The C.A. picture of the day

December 29th, 2011

Sounds of the season Shrewsbury – Members of the Shrewsbury High School A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Bonnie Narcisi, perform seasonal music at a Holiday Celebration held Dec. 20 at the Shrewsbury Senior Center. Guests enjoyed refreshments afterward. The celebration was organized by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Center. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson SEPAC to host Assistive Technology presentation Jan. 4

December 29th, 2011

Hudson – The Hudson Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) invites everyone to their next upcoming meeting, which will be held Wednesday, Jan. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m., in Room A-134 at Hudson High School, 69 Brigham St. Kathy Rielly will present Assistive Technology: Increasing Your Child's Independence. Children with developmental and learning challenges […]

A new life for an old Westborough property

December 29th, 2011

By Bonnie Adams, Government Editor Westborough – For nearly 200 years, one of Westborough's oldest homes was located at 114 East Main Street. During the last few years of the home's existence, it stood empty until it was finally torn down. Now a new home – a modular one – is being built on the […]

Shrewsbury girls basketball team hopes to follow up last year's success

December 29th, 2011

Shrewsbury – Coach Erin Largess is in her sixth year as the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls basketball coach, and is looking to the next step of winning a Central Massachusetts championship. The Colonials start the season as the number-one team in the Worcester Telegram poll. Largess knows reaching the goal of state champions won's be easy.

Guenter Zisler, 76

December 29th, 2011

Marlborough – Guenter John Zisler, 76, died peacefully at home Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, surrounded by his loving family and friends, after a long illness. He was the husband of Margit Zisler, with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year. Born and educated in Munich, Germany, he immigrated to the United States in […]

Leo R. Wood, 61

December 29th, 2011

Lancaster – Leo R. Wood, 61, passed away at home Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 after a brief illness. He was the husband of Barbara J. (Turnbull) Wood. Born in Worcester, the son of the late Leo C. and Mary (Strzelewicz) Wood, he was educated in Westborough schools and attended Boys Trade School in Worcester. Mr. […]

Mercedes A. Evans, 71

December 29th, 2011

Southborough – Mercedes A. “Dee” (Halley) Evans, 71, died in her home Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. She leaves her loving husband of 49 years, John Evans; a son, Robert Evans and his wife Nancy of Portland, Maine; a daughter, Diane Bacon and her husband […]

Hudson chorus wins medal at international contest

December 29th, 2011

Hudson – “Women of Note,” a four-part a cappella harmony women's chorus in Hudson, traveled to Hershey, Penn., for the weekend of Nov. 11 through 13 to compete in the Harmony, Inc. International Chorus Contest against 26 other choruses from the United States and Canada. Last year, the women placed seventh at the contest, which […]

The spring 2012 real estate market

December 29th, 2011

By Nancy Russell, Vice President CBRB It's difficult to think about spring when you are staring in the face of a January and February New England winter. However, real estate is my passion and as the New Year rolls around, excitement sets in as I think about the spring market. An interesting trend has developed […]

Westborough couple help others “Reach for Tomorrow” today

December 29th, 2011

Westborough – The Gallup Organization predicts that the average American will spend $712 on Christmas gifts this season. Yet halfway across the world in Tanzania, children are largely uneducated, with families unable to afford the $5 per week it costs to send their children to secondary school.

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