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Shrewsbury High School graduate travels to South Africa

August 26th, 2016

Peyton Heller (far right, front, in white t-shirt) and other students from Lead Abroad pose with Heller's host family at a nearby township where the group completed a week of community service. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Seeking exposure to the issues facing the rest of the world, Shrewsbury High School graduate Peyton Heller recently spent five weeks in Cape Town, South Africa, volunteering in a local township, taking classes and exploring the country.

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August 26th, 2016

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August 26th, 2016

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Balloons and Blues Festival flourishes under new format

August 26th, 2016

Mychael David performs during the Balloons and Blues Festival. David returned to the Balloons and Blues Festival after he and his band, the Mychael David Project, performed in 2015.

Hudson – Long after their show at this year’s Hudson Balloons and Blues festival ended, bassist Howie Swett and sound designer John May of the Mychael David Project watched the festival’s headliner, Bruce Marshall wrap up his performance.

While Marshall performed, hot air balloons rose and eventually fell in the field before him. In those moments, festival attendees were able to see the combination that organizers have been trying to polish for the past two years — hot air balloons and live music.

Howard R. Delinsky, 76, of Clinton

August 26th, 2016

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Clinton – Howard R. Delinsky, 76, of Clinton and former longtime resident of Hudson, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, surrounded by his loving family, at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester.  Howard was the loving husband of 56 years to the love of his life, Helen G. (Collins) Delinsky, who recently passed in March […]

Eleanor L. Garceau, 94, of Hudson

August 26th, 2016

Hudson – Eleanor L. (Fearing) Garceau, 94, a lifelong resident of Hudson, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center. She was the beloved wife of 61 years to the late Henry W. Garceau, who died in 2006. Eleanor was born and raised in Hudson, daughter of […]

Vickie Lou Goss, 78, of Shrewsbury

August 26th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Vickie Lou “Vicki” (Basham) Goss, 78, of Shrewsbury, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 after suffering a stroke. She was born in Wichita, Kans., daughter of the late Lee and Marjory (Blackburn) Basham of Wichita. A Cornell University graduate with her Master’s in Business Administration, Vicki worked for the Dean of Architecture, Arts […]

Grafton youth boosts wounded warriors

August 26th, 2016

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Grafton – He may be only 7 years old, but Tyler Hardiman has a very big heart.

Last year he hosted a lemonade stand near his home on Barbara Jean Street, raising $1,500 for Grafton Police Sgt. Michael Mazzola who was battling lymphoma.

Grafton Student awarded $25,000 scholarship for scientific achievement

August 25th, 2016

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Grafton – The Davidson Institute of Talent Development has announced the 2016 Davidson Fellows. Among the honorees is 17-year-old Katherine Hudek of Grafton. Hudek won a $25,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship for her project, “Quacee: A New Quantum Programming Language for Specifying Quantum Computations.” She is one of only 20 students from across the country to […]

Girl Scout information night in Northborough

August 25th, 2016

Northborough – Northborough Girl Scouts will hold Girl Scout information night Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Open to all girls in grades K-12. Bring your daughter along for fun activities while you learn about getting her involved in Girl Scouts. If you are unable to attend […]

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