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Sherwood students show off their creative scarecrows

September 30th, 2013

Shrewsbury – Students on the “Five Red” team at the Sherwood Middle School are participating in this year's 9th annual Scarecrow on the Common contest and display. The students, led by their teachers Lucy Marcigliano??and Victoria McCarthy, worked ?cooperatively in small groups to plan, organize materials, and assemble scarecrows as a team building activity during […]

Shrewsbury families climb to “Get Fit”

September 30th, 2013

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School's new outdoor zip line and ropes course was host to the Get Fit Family Climbing Adventure Sept. 21. Students in grades 9-12 and their families gathered in the morning to engage in a variety of outdoor adventure elements. Students climbed up utility poles and walked across wires while instructors belayed below.

Hudson Rotary hosts breakfast for seniors

September 30th, 2013

Hudson – Over 100 senior citizens enjoyed a pancake breakfast Sept. 24 at the Hudson Senior Center, courtesy of the Hudson Rotary Club. “The Hudson Rotary Club enjoy giving back to the community and especially to the seniors who have always given so much of their own time,” Rotarian Justin Provencher? said. “Today's breakfast had […]

Parade highlights 17th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

September 30th, 2013

Shrewsbury – A full weekend of activities continued downtown Sept. 29 with the 17th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Parade. This year, 88 marching units participated. A special viewing area was stationed in front of the Town Hall for parade spectators over age 90 and their guests. Following the parade, they attended an Over […]

Westborough girls” continue winning streak in volleyball

September 30th, 2013

By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer   Westborough – The league-leading Westborough High School Rangers girls” volleyball hosted the Minnechaug Regional High School Falcons for a non-league match on Sept. 27. The Rangers won the first set easily 25-12 but the Falcons battled in the second set yet the Rangers prevailed 25-19.? In the third set […]

Laurinda Curtis, 88

September 30th, 2013

Shrewsbury/Hudson – Laurinda (Rodrigues) Curtis, 88, of Shrewsbury and former longtime resident of Hudson, died peacefully Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Born and raised in New Bedford, ?Laurinda was the daughter of the late Francisco Rodrigues and Filomena (Faria) Rodrigues, both first generation Americans emigrating from Madeira, Portugal. Shortly after graduating from New Bedford High School, […]

Roma Wisniewski, 88

September 30th, 2013

Marlborough – Roma (Peltier) Wisniewski, 88, a lifelong Marlborough resident, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at Wingate at Sudbury. She was the daughter of the late George and Ella (Gamache) Peltier and the wife of the late Francis Wisniewski. A graduate of Marlborough High School, Roma began her career with New England Telephone and Telegraph […]

Michael J. Palumbo, 66

September 30th, 2013

Shrewsbury – Michael J. Palumbo, 66, longtime Shrewsbury resident, firefighter and musician, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 with the family he loved so much gathered beside him after a long battle with heart disease. Michael was born in Worcester, the son of Joseph A. and Phyllis L. (Tomaiolo) Palumbo. He grew up in the […]

Westborough teacher aims to improve bike and pedestrian safety

September 30th, 2013

Westborough – From teaching cooking in a Life Skills class at Westborough High School to being a former Westborough School Committee member, Bruce Tretter serves his community in all ways. He is now chair of Westborough's Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee whose mission is to improve cycling and pedestrian access to the town and to promote safety. As chair, Tretter facilitates progress in bicycle and pedestrian safety by coordinating with departments across the town.

“Arts in Common” celebrates fifth anniversary

September 29th, 2013

Westborough – The Westborough Cultural Council's fifth annual Arts in Common was celebrated at Bay State Commons with the best weather in the event's history Sept. 28. Throughout the six-hour arts festival, 23 acts presented music, dance and theater on two stages. Over 40 artisans displayed and sold various handcrafted items. Refreshments were available from […]

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