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MetroWest Arthritis Walk kick-off celebration

February 27th, 2012


Framingham – Join your fellow MetroWest area residents to help walk for a cure. The Arthritis Foundation is hosting the 2012 MetroWest Arthritis Walk Kick-Off Celebration Thursday, March 8. The kick-off will be held at Uno's, 70 Worcester Rd. (on Route 9, across from Shoppers World), Framingham. “Arthritis affects 1.2 million adults and 5,900 children […]

Southborough police log, Feb. 24 – 26

February 27th, 2012


Southborough Friday, Feb. 24 1:50 a.m. Arrested, Jaclyn Johnson of Avalon Drive, Northborough, for operating a MV while under the influence of an intoxicating liquor, speeding, marked lanes violation. 1:30 p.m. Oak Hill Rd. Police issued a criminal application for attaching plates, no insurance, and no inspection sticker to a Framingham resident after he was […]

Martin Luther King essay awards go to St. Mary School

February 27th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Two St. Mary School eighth-graders received the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Essay Award at the recent 27th Annual Worcester County Community Breakfast. The event, held at Quinsigamond Community College, brought together community leaders from a wide range of disciplines. This year's theme was to recognize how King's philosophy of nonviolence […]

Charles J. Karvoski, 73

February 27th, 2012


Hudson – Charles J. “Charlie” Karvoski, 73, a lifelong resident of Hudson, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at Marlborough Hospital. He is survived by his companion of 20 years and wife of 10 years, Patricia (Sharon) Karvoski of Hudson.

Kenneth C. Gaucher, 76

February 27th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Kenneth C.” Ken” Gaucher, 76, died peacefully Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 in UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus. He leaves his wife of 51 years, Joan A. (Spain) Gaucher; three daughters, Cynthia Harrison of Worcester, Cheryl A. Cicero and her husband, Anthony, of Kittery, Maine, and Cathleen E. Senecal of Bangor, Maine; one son, Charles K. Gaucher and his wife, Betsy

Parish nurse offers health tips for American Heart Month

February 27th, 2012

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Westborough – Kristen McCordick posts health information year-round on the bulletin board outside her office at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Westborough. As the parish nurse and chair of the congregation's health ministry, she makes herself available to talk with church members about their health concerns and how to take positive steps to address them.

The C.A. picture of the day

February 27th, 2012

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Helping to give hope to Haiti Northborough – Dressed for a “mismatched” theme the final day of “Spirit for Haiti,” Jan. 27, are the fundraiser's organizers: (l to r) fifth-graders Lauren Early, whose family sponsors a child in Haiti; Katelyn Reynolds, whose mother is a nurse and visits Haiti yearly; Katherine Lee and Tyler Potter. […]

The C.A. six tips of the day for Feb. 27

February 27th, 2012

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Region – Today is Monday, Feb. 27. On this day in history in 1922 an important step for American women's rights was taken as the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was unanimously declared constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court. The 19th Amendment, which guarantees a citizen the right to vote, regardless of sex, was […]

Marlborough Rotary Club scholarship applications available

February 26th, 2012

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Marlborough – The Marlborough Rotary Club has announced that it will offer four $1,000 college scholarships to students graduating from high school in 2011. In addition, a $250 tool award will be presented to a vocational student for the purpose of purchasing tools. Two of the $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Marlborough High School […]

Rhapsody Hill Farm: riding lessons, summer programs for all ages and abilities

February 26th, 2012

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“I'se been teaching riding and horsemanship for about 12 years. We started our own business at Rhapsody Hill Farm in 2005,” said Jane Rizzitano, who handles all the lessons and programs. Her husband, David Thakar, keeps the stables and grounds in top shape, but limits his interaction with the five horses to photography and wire sculptures of them.

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