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Recent high school graduate conducts research in Nobel Prize winner’s lab

August 22nd, 2014

M Gregory Konar

Marlborough – Marlborough resident Gregory Konar recently finished his internship in Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Craig Mello’s laboratory at UMass Medical School. Konar began working there May 27, shortly after graduating from the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science.

Boston: March of Dimes® to host Black Ties for Babies fundraiser

August 22nd, 2014

Boston – Saturday, Nov. 1, the March of Dimes® will host their annual night of giving, Black Ties for Babies fundraiser, at Laugh Boston in the Westin Hotel located in the heart of the Seaport district.   There are several ways to become part of this wonderful evening that supports newborn health. Sponsorships are available [...]

Milford: Thanks to Yanks to host Family Fun Walk

August 22nd, 2014

Milford – Thanks to Yanks, a local service organization that supports our military members, veterans and their families, is hosting a Family Fun Walk Sunday, Oct. 19, from 12-4 p.m. The rain date is Oct. 26. Walk along the beautiful Upper Charles River Bike path, beginning and ending at the Italian American Veteran’s Club in [...]

Marlborough: River’s Edge Arts Alliance holds wine tasting fundraiser

August 22nd, 2014

Marlborough – The River’s Edge Arts Alliance will be holding a wine tasting fundraiser Sunday, Sept. 28, from 6-8 p.m., at the Vin Bin in Marlborough. Experience delicious wines and cheeses while listening to beautiful music. All purchases from The Vin Bin will benefit the River’s Edge Arts Alliance.   Tickets are $5 for ages [...]

Marlborough: Third annual ‘Olivia’s Ride’ in Marlborough

August 22nd, 2014

Marlborough – The third annual “Olivia’s Ride” in memory of Olivia McGowan will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning and ending at Moose Lodge 1129, 67 Fitchburg St., and featuring food, a DJ, raffles, and a cash bar.   Olivia, a Berlin resident, died in 2011 at age 8 from Fryns Syndrome, a multiple congenital [...]

Westborough: ‘Osprey Point’ author David Reinhart at Tatnuck Bookseller

August 22nd, 2014

Westborough – David Reinhart, author of “Osprey Point,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, Sept. 27, from 1-3 p.m. A supervisor at a nuclear power plant is found dead in his office. Is it suicide, an accident—or murder? And if it is murder, how did the killer avoid the plant’s security system? Follow the action [...]

Rotary Club of Westborough invests in youth leaders

August 22nd, 2014

Local participants in this summer’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards weekend: (l to r) Marissa Moquin, Molly Reilly, Riley Gardner, Michala Sockol, Carlos Santom, Jon Gross and Matt Pickering. Photo/submitted

Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough continued its longtime tradition of offering Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) to rising 11th-graders. Over 170 recipients, known as RYLAns, from Rotary District 7910 attended this year’s weekend of workshops from June 27 to 29 at Worcester State University.

Westborough: Good Shepherd youth to hold yard sale

August 22nd, 2014

Westborough – Teens at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 183 W. Main St., Westborough, will hold a yard sale Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Individuals are invited to rent a space for $15 to display and sell their own yard sale items. Tables are available on a first come basis. Residents may [...]

Westborough: ‘Kate the Great, Except When She’s Not’ author Suzy Becker at Tatnuck Bookseller

August 22nd, 2014

Westborough – New York Times bestselling author Suzy Becker enters the popular world of illustrated novels with “Kate the Great, Except When She’s Not.” Becker will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, Sept. 14, from 1-3 p.m.   This humorous illustrated diary novel, one of the bestselling genres for middle grade readers, features more than 450 [...]

Sudbury/Wayland: Bike tour of SVT conservation land

August 22nd, 2014

Sudbury – A bike tour of Sudbury Valley Trustee (SVT) conservation land will take place Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dick Williamson, Sudbury resident and long-time SVT member, will lead this casual 15- to 20-mile bike tour. Beginning at Wolbach Farm, attendees will cycle to numerous SVT properties in Sudbury and [...]

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