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George J. O’Neil, 87

January 28th, 2013

Obit George O'Neil

Northborough – George J. O’Neil, 87, of Northborough, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northborough. Son of the late William and Lillian (Butler) O’Neil, he was born and raised in Watertown. He was the husband of Isabella (Campbell) O’Neil, whom he married in July 1950. After attending Watertown […]

Lyn J. West, 33

January 28th, 2013

Obit Lyn West

Northborough – Lyn J. (Rosenbusch) West, 33, died Friday, January 25, 2013 in UMass/Memorial Healthcare (University Campus) in Worcester. She leaves her husband, Joshua West, and son Tyler West of Worcester; her mother, Judith (McAulay) Rosenbusch of Northborough, and her siblings, Michael Rosenbusch of Concord, her twin sister, Gayea Rosenbusch of Northborough, and Charles Rosenbusch […]

Shrewsbury girls’ hockey defeats ARHS

January 27th, 2013

Algonquin Regional High School's Sasha Barry (#1, left) smothers the shot by Shrewsbury High School's Kelsie Flynn (#19, right).

Region – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls” hockey battled Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) at the DCU Center in Worcester Jan 26.? The first period ended in a scoreless tie. In the second period, ARHS went up 2-0 quickly after goals by Nicolette San Clemente and Abigail Chrisafideis (assist from Kelly Wendt). However, SHS responded […]

Marlborough girls win close match over Algonquin

January 27th, 2013

Marlborough High School's Amanda Monfalcone (#22, right) looks for a teammate to pass to as Algonquin Regional High Shool's  Lucy LeBlond (#21, left) defends.

Marlborough – Marlborough High School (MHS) hosted Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) for a non-league matchup Jan. 25 in Marlborough. ?ARHS got out to an early lead but the first half ended in a 25-25 tie.? ?MHS battled back and took the lead with 3:22 left in the fourth period. ?The lead continued to jockey […]

Fifth Annual Chili Challenge benefits Appalachian Service Project

January 27th, 2013


Westborough – On Jan. 19, members of the First United Methodist Church, teamed up with members of St. Luke's Parish to host the fifth Annual Appalachian Service Project (ASP) Chili Challenge. The fundraiser, which drew a crowd of more than 125, took place at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Proceeds from the evening, which topped $2,000, will help approximately 84 students (from both churches) participating in ASP this July.

Shrewsbury Education Foundation honors grant recipients

January 27th, 2013

Community Service for Shrewsbury Public Schools Award winner Mark T. Murray (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – More than 100 people filled the room at Cyprian Keyes in Boylston Saturday Jan. 19 as the Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) held its annual awards dinner. Honorees included former Shrewsbury School Committee member Mark T. Murray, who was presented with the Community Service for Shrewsbury Public Schools Award, as well as the 2012-2013 […]

Southborough Police issue morning commute alert

January 27th, 2013

traffic jam

Southborough – The Southborough Police Department is alerting morning commuters to expect a significant traffic back-up on Route 9 East for tomorrow (Monday, Jan. 28) morning. They issued this press release earlier this evening: There has been a water main break on Turnpike Road (Route 9 Eastbound) in front of the Chinese Gospel Church. Traffic […]

Letter to editor: Operation Christmas Child

January 27th, 2013

A Haitian child is thrilled with a box from "Operation Christmas Child" .  (photo/submitted)

To the editor: I wanted to write to thank fellow Shrewsbury-area residents who generously gave of their time and means to help impact thousands of hurting kids this Christmas. Together we were able to pack 6,750 shoe boxes??”filled with toys, school supplies and basic necessities??”for Operation Christmas Child. Our packed shoe box gifts, joined by […]

Meet the 2013 SYFS Outstanding Youth of Shrewsbury Award recipients

January 27th, 2013

Aaron Hayden

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, Inc. (SYFS), the town of Shrewsbury's only private, nonprofit community counseling and social services agency, has announced the 2013 winners of the Outstanding Youth of Shrewsbury Awards. Four local teens – Nicholas Silverio, Kristen Grip, Aaron Hayden and Jennifer Tylock – have been announced as this year's winners. […]

Mary T. Donovan, 88

January 27th, 2013

Granny & Grandma

Framingham – Mary T. Donovan of Framingham, formerly of Shrewsbury and Norwood, died Friday Jan. 25, 2013, on the eve of her 89th birthday. Beloved wife of the late William C. Donovan, she leaves seven children, William Jr. of Westborough, Denis of Medford, James of Chicago, Margaret Elliott of Guilford, CT, Anne Donovan Potter of […]

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