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Opioid panel focuses on epidemic, disease and treatment

January 29th, 2016

Northborough – There was a rallying cry to stop the opioid crisis at Algonquin Regional High School Jan 25. “Opioid Use & Abuse: Addressing the Crisis,” was the focus of a Community Awareness Forum organized by Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.’s office. Co-sponsors of the event included state representatives Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, Harold Naughton, D-Clinton, and Danielle Gregoire, D-Marlborough; and state senators Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton and Harriette Chandler, D-Worcester.

E. Evelyn Arnold, 88, of Westborough

January 29th, 2016

Westborough – E. Evelyn (Stanford) Arnold, 88, a lifelong resident of Westborough, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 after an illness. She was the beloved wife of Zane H. Arnold. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary last October. Evelyn was born in Taunton, the daughter of the late Alice L. (Stanford) Haven. She was raised […]

Marianne Pierre, 83, of Shrewsbury

January 29th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Marianne Pierre, 83, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 into the loving arms of the Lord. She leaves her husband, Legouaze Jean-Louis Sr.; her children, Antonine “Nina” Pahl, Maud Jean-Louis, Marie LeRoy, and Legouaze “Gary” Jean-Louis Jr.; her grandchildren, Gregory Pahl, Mayra Jean-Louis, Yves LeRoy, Hans Jean-Louis, Melissa Lemaistre LeRoy, Rajiv LeRoy, Eder […]

High school students award $23,814 to Worcester County nonprofits

January 29th, 2016

Region – Leadership, teamwork and good listening are among the many skills gained by a group of 18 dedicated high school students who participated in this year’s Youth for Community Improvement (YCI) Advisory Committee. In December, this student-led group awarded $23,814 in grants to seven Worcester county nonprofit programs.

Hudson Rotary Club recognizes student achievers

January 29th, 2016

Hudson – The Hudson Rotary Club invited Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Director of Technical Programs Russ Mangsen and Hudson High School Principal Brian Regan to present students to be recognized for their various achievements. Assabet Valley recognized senior Savannah LaCure while Hudson High recognized senior Buren Andrews. These young adults were honored for […]

Shrewsbury Girl Scouts kick off cookie season

January 29th, 2016

Shrewsbury – On Jan. 9 at Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester, the Shrewsbury Girl Scouts kicked off the cookie season. At the event, approximately 20 Girl Scouts learned how to set goals and create sales strategies, and tasted the products they will be selling. Cookie season officially began Jan. 15 and will run through Sunday, […]

Grafton soccer players honored at awards banquet

January 29th, 2016

Grafton – Grafton High School varsity soccer players that were recently honored at a banquet Jan. 3 at the Doubletree Suites in Leominster. The event, named the 2015 All-Stars Awards Banquet, was held by the Central Mass. Soccer Coaches Association. The following athletes were selected by the Coaches Association as either Division 3 All-Stars, All-State […]

Athlete Spotlight: Dylan Lien

January 29th, 2016

What are your earliest basketball-related memories?
“My earliest memories would be the games of ‘horse’ with my older brother.”

Shir Joy Chorus seeking new singers

January 29th, 2016

Westborough – Shir Joy Chorus has begun its spring season and is seeking new singers, especially sopranos, although all parts are welcome. Rehearsals are Sunday evenings at Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 E. Main St., Westborough. For more information, visit www.shirjoychorus.com or their Facebook page. If you are interested in joining, you may observe a rehearsal […]

Water issues top Shrewsbury selectmen’s agenda

January 28th, 2016

Shrewsbury – A “Public Works Workshop” was the focus of much of the Jan. 26 Board of Selectmen’s meeting.

Nearly every town maintenance, building, roads, recreation, and water/sewer issue on the books was discussed.

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