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Teamwork is key to success for Shrewsbury girls’ lacrosse

May 3rd, 2016

Shrewsbury girls varsity lacrosse captains (l to r) Jena Reichheld, Rachel St. Pierre, and Kiana Oteyza
Photo/John Orrell

Shrewsbury – With just four returning seniors and a schedule as grueling as any in area high school sports, Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls varsity lacrosse head coach Erica McMahon knew early on that it would take a total team effort and then some to run with the top competitors in Mid-Wach A this season.

Rotary Club to Host ‘A Taste of Shrewsbury: Food and Brew Festival’ May 15

May 3rd, 2016

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Shrewsbury – The Rotary Club of Shrewsbury has announced that it will host “A Taste of Shrewsbury: Food and Brew Festival” May 12, to showcase area restaurants, food vendors, and craft breweries from around the area. The family-friendly event will feature samplings from Shrewsbury and the surrounding area’s leading establishments, and celebrate a growing local food scene.

Central One Federal Credit Union supports youth financial literacy

May 3rd, 2016

Shrewsbury – For more than a decade, Central One Federal Credit Union has offered “The Road to Financial Independence” (RTFI), a financial literacy program, to students at Shrewsbury High School. Each year, all seniors taking math courses receive this important education before graduation. RTFI is designed to help young adults navigate everyday financial matters by teaching them how to make responsible financial decisions through the use of budgeting.

Fundraiser to honor memory of Marlborough girl

May 3rd, 2016

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Marlborough – The LaFollette family and Dollars for Scholars – CSF of Marlborough are pleased to announce that on Saturday, May 21, a benefit will be held to raise funds for The Bernadette LaFollette Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Westborough salon celebrates its first anniversary

May 3rd, 2016

Lucy Chen in her Westborough salon, located at 164 Milk St.
File photo/ Christine Galeone

Westborough—As the cherry blossoms it was named for come into bloom, Sakura Foot Reflexology celebrates its first year offering reflexology and Asian body work treatments, bringing these traditional Chinese treatments to Westborough.

Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awards grant to Sudbury school

May 3rd, 2016

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Marlborough – Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awarded the Nixon Elementary School PTO in Sudbury a grant for cultural enrichment programs for their students. The Charitable Foundation recently presented the Nixon School PTO a $500 grant towards its Educational Enrichment Fund, which is responsible for facilitating school-wide and grade-specific programs that enhance and complement the classroom experience.

Scopetski receives Coldwell Banker International President’s Premier Award

May 3rd, 2016

Karen Scopetski
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Northborough – Karen Scopetski of Northborough, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Northborough, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker International President’s Premier award. This distinguished honor is awarded to the top 1 percent of approximately 85,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system.

New wellness nurse hours at Northborough Senior Center

May 3rd, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Senior Center is now partnering with SALMON VNA & Hospice to provide an onsite wellness nurse. The nurse will offer a clinic on the third Tuesday of every month from 12:30 – 2 p.m., which will include general health screening and education, referrals, preventative health care advice, medication consultations, and glucose screening for those individuals who bring their own glucometers.

Marlborough Savings Bank continues the fight against cancer

May 3rd, 2016

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Marlborough – Marlborough Savings Bank recently donated $1,000 to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Marlborough/Hudson, making it a silver-level sponsor.

“Marlborough Savings Bank has always been extremely generous and helpful at our relay,” said Relay for Life Community Manager Alyssa Tracy.

La Tapatia Taqueria opens at new location

May 3rd, 2016

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Marlborough – La Tapatia Taqueria Mexican Restaurant in Marlborough recently opened at its new location, 388 Boston Post Road East. The restaurant is well-known for real Mexican cuisine, with all the traditional Mexican favorites made fresh each day. Award-winning tacos, tamales, gorditas, tostados and more are included on the menu – all served at reasonable prices.

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