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Historians detail the role of locals in the development of the ‘pill’

November 26th, 2015

Dr. M.C. Chang (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – At a recent lecture sponsored by the Shrewsbury Historical Society, three local history buffs gave a presentation that delved into the role that Shrewsbury played in the revolution of human sexuality.

Grace Baptist Church to reach Second Saturday milestone

November 26th, 2015

Anne Hureau (left) of Hudson and Lynn Faust of Marlborough volunteer at a Second Saturday.

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Hudson – Since 2007, some wonderful things have happened in Hudson, Marlborough and the surrounding area. Wheelchair ramps have been built, homes have been cleaned, gardens have been grown and seeds of compassion have been sown. All of these things have been done by Grace Baptist Church’s Second Saturday ministry. […]

SSMA and Caola Equipment team up for 2015 Grand Raffle

November 26th, 2015

Shrewsbury –  The Shrewsbury Schools Music/Theater Association (SSMA) has announced Caola Equipment of Worcester will once again donate a snow blower for the Grand Raffle. For each of the past eight years, the SSMA has held the Grand Raffle during the fall season to raise funds to help defray the expenses that are incurred by students […]

Fort Meadow Reservoir’s colorful history

November 26th, 2015

View of Hudson's Centennial Beach.

Marlborough/Hudson – This fall the trees surrounding Fort Meadow Reservoir produced a fine array of bright foliage for members of the community to watch throughout the season. Although this body of water is a well noted location in the local region, its colorful history is not as familiar to everyone.

Hudson residents help steer car club toward its 59th anniversary

November 25th, 2015

Fred Hire (left) and Jim Grillo with Grillo’s 1947 Plymouth. (Photos/Mary Pritchard)

Hudson – Fred Hire and Jim Grillo, both Hudson residents, share a passion for hot rods, classic and custom cars, and are both members of the Push Rods of Waltham. While the club is now operated out of Hudson, it began on the front steps of Waltham High School in April of 1957.

Marlborough’s senior football players start new tradition

November 25th, 2015

The cutouts honor the team's senior players.

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Marlborough – For high school football teams, the annual Thanksgiving game against their longtime rivals is one of the, if not the biggest, games of the season. For the team’s seniors, many of whom will be hanging up the cleats after the game, it can be especially poignant. But as […]

Free Report #6 Makes its Debut – Home Preparation Tips

November 25th, 2015

Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc. and an agent at REMAX Professional Associates. 508-735-4663. www.stevelevine.com

By Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc., and an agent for REMAX Professional Associates

What if I could only give you one series of tips, to get top dollar for your home? Well, I would have to say that the best piece of advice I have always given my clients has been not to “rush” the home onto the market instead of taking the time to prepare it properly. For this, a pre-marketing team is an essential value-added service for an agent to bring to the table.

Shrewsbury Education Foundation hosts fifth annual Trivia Night

November 25th, 2015

This year’s winning team, The A Team, consisted of Shrewsbury High School faculty members (l to r) Moira Lumley-Chan, Patrick Collins, Steven Sousa and Paul Wood.
Photo/Brenda Buckley

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) held its fifth annual Trivia Night Nov. 13, at the Knights of Columbus in Shrewsbury, the biggest and best trivia night thus far. The SEF welcomed 29 teams of four and several of their friends came to cheer them on.

Hudson High School students chosen to participate in District Music Festival

November 25th, 2015

(l to r) Hudson High School Chorus Director Jeannette McLellan, Buren Andrews, Jack Snow, Thaya Zalewski and Band Director Jason Caron

Hudson – Eleven Hudson High School musicians auditioned for the 59th annual Massachusetts Central District Senior Music Festival. Three (two vocalists, one instrumentalist) were selected to participate, one of whom also qualifies to audition for the 2016 Massachusetts All-State Music Festival.

Friends of Marlborough Seniors present the Giving Tree

November 25th, 2015

Donors and guests attend the installation of the Giving Tree at the Marlborough Senior Center Nov. 17.
Photo/Nance Ebert

Marlborough – The Friends of the Marlborough Seniors held a special viewing of the newly installed “Giving Tree” at the Marlborough Senior Center Nov. 17 to thank those who helped support it. Mayor Arthur Vigeant was one of the 14 major sponsors who attended the event.

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