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Residents, visitors enjoy 11th annual Westborough Spring Festival

Audrey Sandahl, 7, is pleased with the reflection of the design painted on her face.

Audrey Sandahl, 7, is pleased with the reflection of the design painted on her face.

Westborough – Presented by the Rotary Club of Westborough, the 11th annual Westborough Spring Festival concluded with a day full of activities at various downtown locations May 5.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

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Gathered after the 11th annual Westborough Spring Festival 5K Road Race, which began and ended at Westborough High School, are (l to r) Michael Clements of Marlborough, first overall in 17:12; Eric Latimer of Westborough, third overall in 17:30; and Doug McLucas of Westborough, second overall in 17:15. This year, 192 runners participated.

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First-place female of the 5K Road Race in 20:47 is Rebecca Pare of Westborough.

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Landing from a tethered hot-air balloon ride at the Bay State Green are (l to r) Sahayam Michael with his daughter, Arianna, 8, and Haven Van Ness, seven months, with her mother, Amanda.

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Daniel Finnigan, 12, photographs a 1969 Corvette at the Car Show held at an East Main Street parking lot.

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Rotarians Jorge Yarzebski and Jason Camuti lend a hand with the tethered hot-air balloon rides at the Bay State Green.

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First in line to enter the balloon tunnel are (l to r) Emerson Waite, 9, Emma Bell, 9, and her sister Meghan, 7.

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The balloon operator helps give a bird’s eye view of the Bay State Green for (l to r) Jessica Damato, her son, Christopher, eight months, and Timothy Mosher, 10.

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Jack Barter, 3, enjoys playing in the balloon tunnel, a new attraction at this year’s festival.

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The balloon operator offers a tethered ride for family members (l to r) Meera Subramanian from India, in town visiting her granddaughters, Sandhya and Pooja Bala.

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Mark Edmond and Stan Fleming check out a Plymouth Roadrunner at the Car Show.

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Belle, a hound mix, gets pampered at the Doggie Spa by Cynthia Minther and Caitlyn Litte, students at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

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Pet owners and their pooches begin the Doggie Dash at the Bay State Green.

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Hilary Schwarfel of North Grafton and Oliver, a Greyhound mix, are the first to approach the finish line of the Doggie Dash, a 1.2-mile race.

 

Cindy Testa of Maui Wowi Hawaiian serves tropical coffees and smoothies.

Cindy Testa of Maui Wowi Hawaiian serves tropical coffees and smoothies.

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