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Virginia Cassanelli Miller, 91

February 28th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Virginia (DiGioia) Cassanelli Miller, 91 of Southgate in Shrewsbury, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, surrounded by her loving family, on Cape Cod. Her husband, Maurice Cassanelli, passed away Aug. 10, 1985, and husband Albert Miller passed away May 2009.

Nicholas A. Coda, 62

February 28th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Nicholas A. Coda died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 in UMass – Memorial Healthcare, University Campus. He was 62.

Hudson High students volunteer services

February 28th, 2012

Hudson High School students Alexandra Schley and Gaelyn Donoghue were impressed with the comments made by Amber Haskett of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest. They accepted her invitation to sign up for a future volunteer workshop where they could learn how best to help the Little Brothers and Little Sisters. Photo/Submitted

Hudson – Hudson High School students became aware of the many opportunities available for community service when they participated in a Community Action Volunteer Fair held recently at the school. Many listened attentively to Amber Haskett,

The C.A. picture of the day

February 28th, 2012


A spectacularly sweet fundraiser Northborough – Jodie Martinson and Theresa Elbe visit the buffet at the Friends of the Northborough Senior Center's 8th annual Chocolate Spectacular, held Feb. 11 at Whitney Place. Guests spent a couple hours sampling countless chocolate concoctions, along with wine or hot chocolate. Proceeds help support activities and programs at the […]

The C.A. six tips of the day for Feb. 28

February 28th, 2012

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Region – Today is Tuesday, Feb. 28. On this day in 1953, Cambridge University scientists James D. Watson and Frances H.C. Crick announced that they had determined the structure of DNA, the molecule containing human genes. Today is also the birthday of legendary race car driver, Mario Andretti, who was born in 1940. Here are […]

Southborough woman has high hopes for Flying Kites

February 27th, 2012


Southborough – Julianna Morrall graduated from Algonquin Regional High School in 2005 and then went to Boston College, earning a bachelor's degree in political science in 2009. Following graduation, Morrall began working for the nonprofit Flying Kites as a public relations intern. Then, in November of 2009, she transitioned to running the organization's Volunteer Program (now called Ambassador Program,) through which people fundraise, “friend-raise”, and spend time at the organization's Leadership Academy in Kenya.

Westborough Candidates Forum held

February 27th, 2012

Kate Donaghue, chair of the Westborough Democratic Town Committee, introduces the candidates for the Board of Selectmen, (seated, l to r) Andrew Reinach, Denzil Drewry and George Barrette. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough – The need to ease the tax burden on homeowners, controlling the destiny of the Westborough State Hospital property and replacing the town's aging infrastructures were three of the main issues discussed by the three candidates running for the town's Board of Selectmen in a forum held Feb. 26. Approximately 60 residents attended the annual Candidates Forum, which was sponsored by the Westborough Democratic Town Committee, at the Willows. Kate Donaghue, the committee's chair, moderated the forum.

Athletes, partners sought for Shrewsbury Special Needs program

February 27th, 2012


Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Special Needs program is seeking athletes and partners for the spring track and field program and the spring volleyball team. You must be at least 6 years old to practice for track and field and 8 years old to compete in Special Olympics meets. The volleyball team is for athletes aged […]

Pancake breakfast helps support Southborough Boy Scout activities

February 27th, 2012


Southborough – Southborough Boy Scout Troop 1 will host its 43rd annual “All You Can Eat” pancake breakfast Sunday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Margaret Neary School. The annual breakfast is a popular town event, serving nearly 500 people last year. Proceeds from the event help support the troop's activities, […]

Friends of the Northborough Library's book sale offers large selection of books, more

February 27th, 2012

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Northborough – A sure sign of spring's arrival is marked by the Friends of the Northborough Free Library's Annual BIG Book Sale. This year's sale will begin on Thursday, March 22 and run through Saturday, March 24. Thursday and Friday, the sale hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday, sale hours will be […]

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