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Sheriff’s picnic to be held Aug. 20

June 29th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis has announced the Sheriff’s Annual Senior Picnic will be held at SAC Park in Shrewsbury Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for all seniors.

“As Sheriff, hosting the Annual Senior Picnic is one of the great highlights of the year. This year’s Senior Picnic will be a wonderful fun filled day to give back to the seniors of Worcester County who have given so much to their communities over the years, ” said Evangelidis.

Sherwood School to hold summer reading program

June 29th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Summer R.E.C.E.S.S (reading everyday can ensure student success) Reading Program for grades K-4 will be offered at the Sherwood Middle School this summer. During this free class, teachers will read and discuss the required reading book with the children and work on a related craft.

Grafton to present summer concerts and movies

June 29th, 2016

Grafton – The Grafton Recreation Department will hold its free Concerts on the Common series Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. on the Grafton Common. Rain location is Grafton Municipal Center, 30 Providence Road.

Spinners to raise money for Clardy children

June 29th, 2016

Region – A special night to honor the late Trooper Thomas Clardy and raise money for the Clardy Children’s Fund will be held by the Lowell Spinners Sunday, July 17.

Clardy, a resident of Hudson, was killed in the line of duty March 16 while conducting a routine traffic stop on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton.

Stanney honored by Pastoral Counseling Center

June 29th, 2016

Westborough – The Pastoral Counseling Center of Mass. (PCC) recently honored Bill Stanney, who retired from the board of directors after a 15 year stint.

During the board’s June 20 meeting, Dr. Mark Booher, the board’s president, said that Stanney, a resident of Northborough, had “donated a huge amount of time and talent” to the organization.

Local lawyer committed to supporting work of the Red Cross

June 29th, 2016

Shrewsbury – According to Jeffrey E. Swaim, a member of the American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts Board of Directors, between July 2015 and April, the Red Cross responded to home fires affecting 174 central Massachusetts families. He said it also trained 9,901 area residents in preparedness and health and safety classes. But these are just some of the services that fuel the Shrewsbury resident’s dedication to the nonprofit. A partner at the Mirick O’Connell law firm and a single dad to three children, he’s serving as a board member for the third year in a three-year term. But his admiration for the Red Cross developed years ago.

Following in the family tradition

June 29th, 2016

Northborough – Northborough Police Sgt. Joseph Galvin meets with “Officer” Ryan Kelly. Ryan’s grandfather, Brad Newman, worked as a police officer first in Northborough and then in Framingham before retiring in 2009.

Barbara P. Hildreth, 83, of Marlborough

June 29th, 2016

Marlborough – Barbara P. Hildreth, 83, of Marlborough, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Reservoir Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Marlborough. Born in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen (Prouty) Parker. She was raised and educated in Southborough and was a 1950 graduate of Peter’s High School. […]

Laurinda J. Fernandes, 89, of Hudson

June 29th, 2016

Hudson – Laurinda J. (Figueiredo) Fernandes, 89, of Hudson, died Monday, June 27, 2016 at Nemasket Health Care in Middleboro. She was the beloved wife of the late Silvestre A. Fernandes, who died in 2010. Laurinda was born in Hudson, daughter of the late Jose and Joaquina (Cabral) Figueiredo. She was raised in Portugal and […]

Westborough student turns love of rap into pure poetry

June 29th, 2016

Westborough – Kofi Dadzie, a junior at Westborough High School, is a poised, athletic and extremely talented young man. He has been chosen to participate on the Brave New Voices Slam Poetry Team from Massachusetts and will travel this summer to Washington, DC, to compete and perform in an international Poetry Slam Festival.

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