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Adding live music to weekly Hudson Farmers’ Market

May 18th, 2017

Hudson – Singer, songwriter and musician Gregory McConnell of Hudson interacts with a network of performers while actively participating in the region’s open mic circuit. Now, he’s inviting them to perform at a weekly entertainment showcase known as Market Music in conjunction with the first season of the Hudson Farmers’ Market.

Robert Veo, 90, of Hudson

May 18th, 2017

Hudson – Robert Veo, 90, a longtime resident of Hudson, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Rose Monahan Hospice House in Worcester. He was the husband of 47 years to the late Phillis M. (Lyons) Veo, who died in February 2004. Born in Marlborough and raised in Hudson, he was the son of the […]

Sister E. Lorraine Bilodeau,, 82, of Marlborough

May 18th, 2017

Marlborough – Sister E. Lorraine Bilodeau, a Sister of St. Anne, known in religion as Sr. Lena Marie, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Marie Esther Health Center. Sister Lorraine was in the 82nd year of life and the 62nd year of her vowed religious life. She was the daughter of the late George and […]

Beckwith honored as cross country coach of the year

May 18th, 2017

Grafton – Is it possible for a high school coach to go to bed one night, wake up the next day and discover, quite by accident, that he or she has been bestowed with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (MIAA) highest coaching honor not knowing whether they were even in the mix?

Five Tips to Make Your Bathroom Stand Out

May 18th, 2017

By Michelle Gillespie

Every homebuyer has a vision of their perfect house and the rooms inside that are most important to them. Because of their relatively small size in comparison to the rest of a home, bathrooms are often overlooked in the staging process, but for many buyers, it could be the most important room of all.

Marlborough High girls’ lacrosse ready to put disappointing 2016 season in the past

May 17th, 2017

Marlborough – Players and coaches don’t hold back in conceding that the 2016 campaign ended suddenly and all too painfully for the Marlborough High School (MHS) girls’ varsity lacrosse team. The Panthers were edged out of post-season competition by a single game after an arduous schedule that put the team to the task day in and day out.

The 2017 lineup of opponents has been no less complicated for this squad led by veteran head coach Mary Kelleher who has been with the program since its inception in 2005. Players remain motivated and committed to positive results with an enthusiastic group led by senior captains Casandra Pierre and Megan Saari. Both are goal-oriented and set to take this group as far as it can go.

Penta holds fourth annual Military Appreciation Day ceremony

May 17th, 2017

Westborough – Local and state officials participated in a moving ceremony May 11 at Penta Communications, Inc., to commemorate Military Appreciation Day.

The Northborough American Legion Post 234 Color Guard presented the colors to start the ceremony before the dignitaries and other guests were welcomed by the company’s CEO Deborah Penta. Noting that it was the fourth year the event had been held and once again, anticipated rains held off, Penta said she believed it was “not because of us gathered here this morning but because of those veterans who we are honoring today.”

Third annual Duck Dash for Camp Wonder June 10

May 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The third annual Duck Dash 5K Run/Walk for Camp Wonder will be held Saturday, June 10, at 9 a.m. at Sherwood Middle School, 28 Sherwood Ave. The race is organized by 2016 Shrewsbury High School graduate track alumnus Patricia Egan. Camp Wonder is a camp for children with chronic or life threatening skin […]

Westborough to hold Special Town Meeting regarding state hospital property

May 17th, 2017

Westborough – There will be a Special Town Meeting (STM) in Memorial Hall on the upper level of Town Hall, 34 East Main St., Tuesday, May 23 at 7 p.m.

ROI: Unique guitar teaching method geared to adults

May 17th, 2017

Northborough – Matt Fienberg is not your typical guitar teacher. He is an electrical engineer with a deep understanding of music theory and the guitar’s mechanics. He is committed to helping you achieve your guitar playing goals.

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