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Northborough newlyweds set the stage for ‘Tribes’

January 31st, 2016

Northborough – Emily McCourt and Eamon Pac of Northborough worked together on theater production crews before they began dating. Married since September 26, 2015, they’re now collaborating as lighting and set designers respectively for the play “Tribes” by Nina Raine, to be presented by Worcester’s oldest active theater company. Founded in 1937 as the Worcester County Light Opera Company (WCLOC), it’s now known as the WCLOC Theater Company.

The history of White Cliffs – Part 3

January 31st, 2016

Northborough – Have you ever wondered how Daniel Wesson could afford to build and support an elaborate summer mansion in Northborough?

‘Visiting Moms’ offer support and companionship to new mothers

January 31st, 2016

Westborough – Every week Lucy, an experienced mom, arrives at Amelia’s apartment, curious to know what this new mom wants to talk about or do. They might talk about her exhaustion, trouble getting her 3-month-old Jesse to nap, how little she gets done each day, or how much she misses her “old life.” Then again, they might spend time together watching the baby do new things and marvel about how much he has grown, or take a trip to the market.

Lebeaux and Miller announce intentions to run for re-election

January 31st, 2016

Shrewsbury – Selectmen Moira E. Miller and John Lebeaux have both announced that they are seeking re-election to the Board of Selectmen in the town election which will be held Tuesday, May 3. Elected to the board in 2007, Miller currently serves as chair and is seeking to serve for a fourth term. Miller has […]

Girls Hockey Night to be held at New England Sports Center

January 31st, 2016

Region – The Algonquin Tomahawks will face off against the Marblehead Magicians at Girls Youth Hockey Night Monday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m. at the New England Sports Center, 121 Donald Lynch Boulevard, in Marlborough. The Tomahawks’ Girls Hockey Program serves players who attend Algonquin Regional, Nashoba Regional, Hudson and Marlborough high schools. At the […]

Westborough student is runner-up in national math competition

January 31st, 2016

Westborough – Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science senior and Westborough resident Karthik Karnik earned his place as runner-up in the American Mathematical Society’s “Who Wants to be a Mathematician” competition, which was held Jan. 7 in Seattle, Wash. Karnik represented the New England region and was one of only 10 students selected from more than 2,300 students nationwide who qualified to compete.

St. John’s, Westborough shine in CMCSL meet

January 30th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The St. John’s High School ski team improved to 23-1 on the season after taking home first place in Central Mass Conference Ski League meet held Jan. 28 at Ski Ward.

Fire, police and DPW report on budgets

January 29th, 2016

Westborough – Fire, Police and Public Works Departments reported on their preliminary budgets and proposed Town Meeting budget articles to the Board of Selectmen at the board’s Jan. 26 meeting.

Fire Chief Patrick Purcell said his department tried to keep increases to the requested 2 percent over last year’s budget; the budget presented was 2.86 percent over. The main line-item increase is for $13,500 for an additional supervisor to handle the increased volume of fire inspections.

Northborough selectmen thank interim fire chief

January 29th, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Board of Selectmen took time during its Jan. 25 meeting to thank Richard Harris who served as the town’s interim fire chief since last July.

Harris, the former North Reading Fire Chief, served in Northborough while the town went through the process of seeking a replacement for longtime Fire Chief David Durgin who retired in June. David L. Parenti was sworn in as the new Northborough Fire Chief on Jan. 11.

Lunar rocks land at Proctor School

January 29th, 2016

Northborough – Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School fifth-grade teacher and the district Science Curriculum Leader Kristen MacDonald loves science. She did not hesitate to take a certification course in order for her to be able to borrow official National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) lunar and meteorite samples.

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