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Marlborough – The Monday, April 23 fire at the Lake Williams Condominiums has prompted many city residents to ask how they can help the victims and displaced families. According to a press release from Mayor Arthur Vigeant’s office, they need look no further than the Mayor’s Charitable Relief Fund. Since 1960, this emergency fund has [...]
Southborough/Marlborough – Nurse Leslie Chamberlain, of Marlborough, has her finger on the pulse of both Southborough and Marlborough. She is the resident nurse at the Southborough Senior Center, the public health nurse for the Southborough Board of Health and has worked in the emergency room of Marlborough Hospital for the past 26 years.
Marlborough – A crowd, including over a dozen attendees wearing special T-shirts, attended the Marlborough School Committee meeting April 24.
The bright orange T-shirts, bearing the stark black legend, “Got Respect?” stood out in clusters among the attendees. The shirts referred to the ongoing controversy regarding the former Assistant Principal of Marlborough High School, Adam Bakr, who was summarily and without public explanation, placed on paid leave last December while he is being processed for termination. Bakr has filed suit against the city of Marlborough, with his attorney, Colin Confoey, having stated that the dismissal was improper.
Concord – Older drivers are often the safest drivers, in that they are more likely to wear their seatbelts and less likely to speed or drink and drive. However, older drivers are more likely to be killed or seriously injured when a crash does occur, due to the greater fragility of their aging bodies. A [...]
Northborough- On April 24, the Northborough Public Library hosted a “Music in Motion,” program to the delight of young children and their parents. Lisa Scarlett, from Appletree Arts, guided children as young as 18 months, through a series of lively songs and passed out musical instruments for them to play.
“I have a background in early education and music,” Scarlett said. “I enjoy working with young children and experiencing how music brings smiles to their faces.”
Shrewsbury – Josh Anthony of Shrewsbury was honored at Champlain College’s Annual Academic Excellence Brunch for the Division of Communication and Creative Media. Anthony, a senior majoring in Professional Writing, received the Pro Writing Poetry Award. The annual dinner recognized outstanding students and their achievements throughout the Division of Communication and Creative Media. Since 1878, [...]
The Mass returns to French Hill! Come and celebrate the Word of God and the Lord’s Supper Saturday evenings, at 5 p.m., at Holy Trinity Anglican Church French Hill Chapel, 469 Lincoln St., Marlborough. Coffee and fellowship will follow. This service is in addition to those already offered by Holy Trinity Anglican Church on French [...]
Hudson – The River’s Edge Players, a program of the Arts Alliance, will present seven plays during the weekend of April 27, 28 and 29. Each play will be presented two times at Town Hall, Hudson, 78 Main St., over the three-day festival. The River’s Edge Players is proud to present four published works, and [...]
Region – Too much sun can be hazardous to your health. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. Two types, basal cell and squamous cell, are both highly curable, but the third, melanoma, can be deadly if not detected early. A new study from the Mayo Clinic has reported a [...]
Shrewsbury – Christine G. (Shea) Parolis, 92, of Southgate in Shrewsbury and formerly of Holden, died Sunday, April 22, 2012 in the Shrewsbury Nursing Center. Her husband, Peter C. Parolis, died in 1993. She was the beloved aunt of nine nephews and nieces, George P. Shea Jr. of Sequim, Wash.; Maryanne E. Desmarais of Yarmouth [...]