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Welcome to the world Daniel Richard Ferrante!

October 31st, 2013

Region – Kristen Merchant and Dennis Ferrante became the proud parents of Daniel Richard Ferrante, born Aug. 12 at 10 p.m.? Daniel came into the world weighing 5 lbs, 14 oz. and 19 inches long. Daniel's? sister Gianna Rose Ferrante, who turned 2 on Aug. 5, was very excited to meet him. His grandparents are […]

Harry's still serving up comfort

October 31st, 2013

Westborough – It had been a bad day. I hadn's slept well. My commute was almost twice its normal length and everyone at work had been in a foul mood. But, when my boyfriend suggested we have dinner at Harry's, I immediately felt better. I imagined ordering a burger, or maybe fish and chips, or a tuna melt… something that would wipe away the day's troubles. Harry's is that kind of place. It's comforting.

Trick or Trot Halloween Fun Run for the Special Olympics

October 31st, 2013

Marlborough – The annual Trick or Trot Halloween Fun Run to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts was held Oct. 19 at the Yawkey Sports Training Center. Events included a Kid's Dash, a 5K run, and a walking course, and participants were encouraged to dress in costume. According to Section Director Jon Scully, nearly 200 people participated in this year's event, along with 50 volunteers. Approximately $19,000 was raised. Karen Gregorczyk of Paxton was the overall winner of the 5K race, and Paul Peraino was the first male finisher.

Fun is in the treat bags

October 31st, 2013

Southborough – Laurel Congdon, 5, dressed as a witch, and her brother, Carter, 3, as Spiderman, decorate treat bags while attending the annual Halloween Party, held Oct. 25 as a fundraiser for Southborough Youth and Family Services at the Mary Finn Elementary School cafeteria. Children under age 12 and their families enjoyed an evening of […]

“Big Booo” at the Shrewsbury Public Library

October 31st, 2013

By Joyce DeWallace, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – All dressed up in a wide variety of costumes, over children took part in the Big Booo Halloween party for preschoolers to fourth graders at the Shrewsbury Library.? Here Captain America, one of the Wolverine X-Men and a polka dot witch trick or treat at the door of […]

Shrewsbury Republican Town Committee endorses Shrewsbury library rebuild

October 31st, 2013

To the Editor: The Shrewsbury Republican Town Committee (SRTC) met last night and has joined State Representative Matt Beaton in endorsing the new Shrewsbury Library rebuild project which will be voted on by the town next Tuesday, November 5, 2013. SRTC Chair and State Committeeman Mindy McKenzie-Hebert says, “Shrewsbury has an opportunity to leverage its” […]

Legal and moral obligation to save Ward Park

October 31st, 2013

To the Editor: Honor Our Heritage. Protect Open Space. Renovate Existing Buildings. We have a legal and moral obligation to save Ward Park in Marlborough.? It honors our forefathers and has served as a public park since 1925.? We have a duty to protect Ward Park so that future generations can enjoy the same health […]

K of C offers thanks for successful Tootsie Roll Charity Drive

October 31st, 2013

To the Editor: The Knights of Columbus Council 119 in Southborough carried out the annual Tootsie Roll Charity Drive for handicapped children at five locations: Dunkin” Donuts, the Village Spa, St. Anne's and St. Matthew's parishes, and at Heritage Day (Oct. 14). The response was outstanding. The combined donations amounted to $1,640. The Knights thank […]

Library trustees ask for support for project

October 31st, 2013

To the Editor: Shrewsbury's Public Library has reached a critical point. As the intellectual heart of our community, the library has been a vibrant resource for the people of Shrewsbury. ?Aging infrastructure and continued water infiltration issues have resulted in a serious situation that must now be addressed. The current facility is inadequate in size […]

Parents concerned over class size – vote YES for the library project

October 31st, 2013

To the Editor: As parents we are struggling with rising class sizes and shrinking budgets to support our schools.? We volunteer, raise funds, provide extra homework help, and try to make the best of a challenging situation, all while hoping for something to change.? November 5th presents an opportunity to get closer to that change. […]

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