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The C.A. recap for Dec. 24 to Dec. 30

December 30th, 2012

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Region – Here are the Community Advocate’s top six stories for Dec. 24 to Dec. 30: 1. Christmas was a bit brighter this year for more than 500 veterans, seniors and others in need thanks to an amazing volunteer effort by the Hudson AMVET Post 208. http://www.communityadvocate.com/2012/12/26/hudson-amvets-remember-hundreds-with-holiday-meals/ 2. The upcoming production of the Westborough Players [...]

Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance offers healthy New Year’s resolutions

December 30th, 2012

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Region – With the New Year upon us, the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance is offering the following tips to help you and your family members achieve better health habits for 2013. “Health-related goals are very popular when people are deciding on their New Year’s resolutions,” stated Derek Brindisi, Director of Public Health. “Often [...]

Marlborough Fire responds to Christmas night blaze

December 30th, 2012

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Marlborough – The Marlborough Fire Department released this statement this morning: The Marlborough Fire Department responded to 97 Royce Road on Christmas night.  The 911 call was received by Fire Alarm at 8:36 PM with the resident reporting that he had a fire in the mantle of his fireplace. Engine 1, Engine 3, Rescue 1, [...]

Ghost Light Players to hold auditions for ‘Love Comics’

December 30th, 2012

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Marlborough – Ghost Light Players is pleased to announce auditions for the musical Love Comics. Auditions will be held Tuesday, Jan. 8 and Thursday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. each day, at the First Church in Marlborough Congregational, 37 High St. Ghost Light Players will be performing Love Comics March 15, 16, and 17. Love [...]

Young local writers invited to participate in annual workshop

December 29th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Saturday, March 2, 2013, the 23rd Annual Betty Curtis Worcester County Young Writers’ Conference will be held at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury. The conference is open to all students in grades 7 – 12. The conference is a one-day event during which students attend workshops and readings, and spend time writing [...]

Stars of magic unite to help ailing friend

December 29th, 2012

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Worcester – Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Daniels Theater at Clark University in Worcester, nine world-class magicians are coming together, for the first time in one very special show, to help Boston-area magician, and their very dear friend, David Oliver. More than just a talented magician, for more than 25 years, Oliver has mentored, directed [...]

Annual K of C basketball free throw event to be held Jan. 15

December 29th, 2012

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Westborough – The Westborough Knights of Columbus, Council 85, has announced its annual basketball free throw competition for boys and girls ages 10 – 14. Thanks to Frank Desiata of Westborough Town Recreation and Westborough Schools, the competition will take place in the gymnasium of the Gibbons Middle School. This year’s competition will be held [...]

‘Sewing for Hope’ gives girls brighter future

December 28th, 2012

Barbara Stone (l) and Judy Hall (r ) hold two of the dresses made for the project “Sewing for Hope.” The dresses will be sent to girls in the Kagera section of Tanzania.  (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough – At times, everyone has looked at the clothes crammed in their closets and said, “I have nothing to wear.”

Instead of having choices, some people literally have only the clothes on their backs. That is the harsh reality of thousands of children in Tanzania, one of poorest countries in East Africa. But, thanks to a doctor who is committed to helping these children and the volunteers who believe in her mission, including Westborough resident Judy Hall, many young girls in that country’s most desperate region will receive the gift of a brand-new dress, lovingly crafted by hand.

Marlborough Fire Chief completes management training program

December 28th, 2012

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Marlborough – Marlborough Fire Chief James Fortin recently completed a management training program at the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy in Stow. The thirteen-week program was developed in accordance with National Fire Protection Association Standards for chief fire officers, and is delivered jointly by the University of Massachusetts Collins Institute Center for Public Management and the Massachusetts [...]

Discovering fun during winter break

December 28th, 2012

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Marlborough – Ed Bell of Teddy Town and Michael Benway, 5, exchange high-fives as they prepare to stuff a toy animal Dec. 28 at the Pleasant Street Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest. This was one of several activities offered during the school winter break for members of the Discovery Club, an [...]

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