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RateBeer.com names Julio’s Liquors top beer ‘Bottle Shop’

February 27th, 2017

Westborough –  Ratebeer.com, the leading authority in the beer industry, recently named Julio’s Liquor’s the top beer “Bottle Shop” in the United States.  With an abundance of competition, such recognition reinforces a solid track record of diverse selection, quality and price. “This is well deserved recognition for our team in the beer department,” said Ryan […]

Big book sale at Northborough Library March 30 – April 1

February 26th, 2017

Northborough – The Friends of the Northborough Library will hold its 2017 annual BIG BIG Book Sale Thursday to Saturday, March 30 to April 1, at the library, 34 Main St. The sales will begin at 9:30 a.m. each day; on Thursday and Friday, it will close at 5 p.m.; on Saturday, the sale will […]

Shrewsbury teen to run Boston Marathon

February 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – When he was 10, Joe Rezuke’s family friend Britney Gengel died in the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. In 2013, on his 14th birthday, Rezuke was just blocks away from the bomb blasts that killed three at that year’s Boston Marathon.

Local students earn recognition at national Model UN conference

February 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Thirty-six students and their teachers from the Saint John’s High School Model United Nations Club attended the University of Chicago’s 29th annual conference from Feb. 1-5. Saint John’s is one of four schools to have attended the Model United Nations of the University of Chicago (MUNUC) since its beginning three decades ago. The […]

Westborough High club ‘Rangers Reaction’ focuses on kindness

February 25th, 2017

Submitted by Michael Townsend, Westborough High School senior

Westborough – One thing that stands out about Westborough High School is the kindness among students. Among all the clubs, however, there is only one club that focuses on kindness: Rangers Reaction, led by advisor Ceil Parteleno, the WHS adjustment counselor, and senior Katie Mullane.

Weddings – Feb. 24, 2017

February 24th, 2017

Local program offers support for people dealing with grief

February 24th, 2017

Marlborough – Judah City Church in Marlborough has organized “Grieving with Hope,” a seminar and support group run by professionals in the field of grief to assist people trying to cope with the loss, fear, anger, and the disappointment that surrounds death. “No one can fathom the mixed emotions that arise surrounding experiences of loss, […]

Susan Brodeur, 66, of Marlborough

February 24th, 2017

Marlborough – Susan (Bill) Brodeur, 66, of Marlborough, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of the late Pauline (McMaster) Bill and George Bill and the wife of Alan Brodeur of Marlborough, with whom she shared 46 wonderful years of marriage. Susan graduated […]

Beatrice E. Stirk, 91, of Northborough

February 24th, 2017

Northborough – Beatrice E, (Moore) Stirk, 91, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 after a short stay at the Coleman House in Northborough. She was predeceased in life by her husband, Robert F. Stirk; her son, Steven P. Stirk; and her four sisters. Bea was also predeceased by Joseph and Ruth Demers of Marlborough, the […]

Sanford Russell, 86, of Northborough

February 24th, 2017

Northborough – Sanford “Sandy” Hewitt Russell passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at UMass Memorial (University Campus) in Worcester, with his loving family by his side. He was 86. He leaves his devoted wife of 60 years, Betty (Brown) Russell; two loving sons, Hew Russell and his wife Michelle and their children, Logan and […]

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