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Dean’s List honors announced at Tufts University

July 31st, 2012

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Medford/Somerville – Tufts University recently announced the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester. Local students named to the list include Kyle Connors, of Westborough; Natasha Guha, of Southborough; Andrew Haskell, of Westborough; Devin Merullo, of Shrewsbury; Griselle Ong, of Shrewsbury; Keith Saver, of Westborough; Andrew Shum, of Northborough; and Bryce Turner, of Shrewsbury. Dean’s [...]

Southborough firefighter battles more than fires

July 31st, 2012

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Southborough – Chris and Melinda Shanahan met while working together for an ambulance company. They married in June of 2009 with nothing but dreams and hopes for a healthy and prosperous life together. Melinda began nursing school while Chris worked three jobs to make ends meet: full-time as a firefighter for the Southborough Fire Department, part-time for Medstar Ambulance in Worcester and per diem for the Holden Fire Department.

Westborough Woman’s Club donates to Hot Summer Nights

July 31st, 2012

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Westborough – Laura Allen, of the Westborough Woman’s Club, presents a check for $300 to John Badenhausen, the director of the Westborough Youth & Family Services (WYFS). The donation will be used for WYFS’s community outreach and Hot Summer Nights Program (HSN). HSN offers a variety of summer programs for town teens in grades 6-10. [...]

Infected mosquitoes confirmed in Westborough, Shrewsbury

July 31st, 2012

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Southborough – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) this past week confirmed the finding of EEE and the West Nile Virus infected mosquitoes in Westborough and Shrewsbury. Due to the geographically closeness to these communities, Southborough is strongly encouraging residents to increase their knowledge and understanding of EEE and the West Nile Virus (Facts, [...]

Jenna Setliff receives award at UMass Lowell commencement

July 31st, 2012

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Lowell – Jenna Setliff, of Marlborough, was recently honored by UMass Lowell during 2012 Commencement exercises, where a record number of degrees were presented for the fifth year in a row. Setliff, a nursing major, was among 2,900 graduates May 26 who received diplomas at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. Setliff received the Solomont [...]

Young Eagles flight rally Aug. 11 in Stow

July 31st, 2012

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Stow – All those between ages 8 to 17 will have a chance to take to the skies Saturday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., as EAA Chapter 196 hosts a Young Eagles flight rally at Minute Man Airfield, 302 Boxboro Rd., Stow. Registration takes place next to Nancy’s Airfield Café, where you [...]

Lending a hand on 10th anniversary

July 31st, 2012

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Hudson – Pete Boule, a rising freshman at Hudson High School, performs a skateboard demonstration at the Summer Festival held July 28 at the Hudson Elks Pavilion. Festivities also included entertainment, refreshments, a car show, vendors and children’s amusements. The first-time event was held in memory of Andrew Swenson, who died of bone marrow cancer [...]

Gladys U. Dubois, 87

July 31st, 2012

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Worcester – Gladys U. (Smith) Dubois, 87, of Worcester, died peacefully into the arms of her Lord on Monday, July 23, 2012 at the Knollwood Nursing Center, Worcester. She has now greeted her beloved husband, Henry Dubois, who predeceased her Oct. 27, 2011. Henry was, as she called him, “The Love of Her Life,” and [...]

Barbara Johnson, 77

July 31st, 2012

Worcester – Barbara (Burns) Johnson, 77, of Worcester, formerly of Hudson and Marlborough, died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Marlboro Hills Healthcare Center. She is survived by her three children, Lynda Stone of Haverhill, Mark Johnson and his wife, Patricia, of Holden, and Cyndy Curley and her husband, Paul, of Sterling. She is also survived [...]

Running for special needs program

July 31st, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Runners start the ninth annual Special 5K Road Race held July 28, beginning and ending at Floral Street Elementary School. Jon-Scott Lutke, of Shrewsbury (front, second from right), finished first overall in 17:18. The first-place female was Deb Barry, of Ashby, finishing in 20:38. About 130 runners participated in the 5K race and [...]

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