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Bob Kays is a “Good Scout”

April 28th, 2012


Marlborough – After many years of doing more than “his duty” in Marlborough by being involved in countless charities and fundraisers, community leader Bob Kays will be a recipient of this year's prestigious “Good Scout Award.” This is an honor bestowed every two years to two people – who are residents of, or who have […]

The C.A. picture of the day

April 28th, 2012


Local POWs Honored Marlborough – Sgt. E. Russell Lang, a resident of New Horizons Retirement Community, accepts a certificate and handshake from Mayor Arthur Vigeant for his service and months spent as a prisoner of war during World War II. Pfc. Frank Saunders and Pfc. Raymond J. Galgano (left) were also recognized during an April […]

Westborough's Spring Festival Fishing Challenge to be held May 5

April 27th, 2012

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Westborough – It's time to get outside and head over to Minuteman Park for the annual Spring Festival Fishing Challenge sponsored by the Westborough Civic Club. The Fishing Challenge is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no cost for any of the participants to learn how to fish […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters to hold sixth annual “Taste of Something BIG

April 27th, 2012


Westborough – The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Central Mass/Metrowest will host its sixth annual food and wine tasting fundraiser, “A Taste of Something BIG,” at Acacia at Indian Meadows Country Club in Westborough on Wednesday, May 23. WCVB-TV news personality Susan Wornick will once again be conducting a live auction during the program […]

Robert Stetson, owner of Marlboro Airport, dies

April 27th, 2012

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Marlborough – The owner of Marlboro Airport, Robert Stetson, died suddenly this morning. He was 65. Stetson had purchased the airport in 1999 from Donald Lacouture, of Marlborough, in 1999. Lacouture had owned and run the airport since 1946 following his service during World War II as a flight instructor in the U.S. Army Air […]

Complete list of obituaries from April 22 to April 27

April 27th, 2012

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Region – The Community Advocate will post obituaries online (and in print, as space allows) at no charge as a courtesy to our readers. Please send information (and a picture if desired) to tracy@communityadvocate.com. Here is a complete list and links to the individual obituaries posted on the Community Advocate website from April 22 to […]

Resident supports Jason Palitsch for School Committee race

April 27th, 2012


Dear Editor: Jason Palitsch is a dynamic young leader who deserves to be elected to the Shrewsbury School Committee. I have worked with Jason in a number of volunteer positions for several years, and I have admired his dedication and enthusiasm in these activities. As a lifelong resident of Shrewsbury and graduate of our public […]

Athlete of the Week: Marlborough senior Jason Levine

April 27th, 2012

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“I'se had both a special coach and teammate during my time at MHS. My first coach freshman year was Tom Leopre, and his coaching style was unique and unparalleled by any other. A compliment from him was always a rare commodity, but that only made kids want to work harder to earn one. When kids would come off the courts during a match, he would sternly ask, “Do you know what you'se doing wrong?” in his signature voice tone, and if you didn's know the answer to that question, you's receive a detailed explanation. As for a particular teammate, my doubles partner Yuuki Sato has always had my back for the three years that we'se played together. He would always know when I wasn's playing to my full potential, and would let me know. We'se always been within one spot of each other on the ladder, so hopefully that will keep me on my toes this year, and push me to my full potential.”

Business briefs, April 27 edition

April 27th, 2012


Arbor Day weekend at Tower Hill Botanic Garden Boylston – Celebrate Arbor Day Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April, 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. Activities will include tree plantings, pruning demonstrations, and walking tours. Arbor Day Weekend offers a great opportunity to […]

Local supports Jim Kane for Board of Selectmen

April 27th, 2012


To the Editor: On May 1st, the voters of Shrewsbury will have a choice for the Board of Selectmen. Good government is dependent on electing trustworthy, competent people who recognize varying community needs and are willing to do the work required to move the community forward. I’m looking for someone who brings civility, level-headedness, constructive […]

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