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Northborough – Nominations for grand marshal of the Northborough Applefest Celebration, to be held September 20-22, are being accepted until Friday, May 17. The nominee should be a resident of or business owner in Northborough. The nominee should also be a contributor to the community as a behind-the-scenes contributor, someone who epitomizes the spirit of [...]
Northborough-Nominations for grand marshal of the Northborough Applefest Celebration, to be held September 20-22, are being accepted until Friday, May 17. The nominee should be a resident of or business owner in Northborough. The nominee should also be a contributor to the community as a behind-the-scenes contributor, someone who epitomizes the spirit of volunteerism, or [...]
Northborough – This spring, the Friends of the Northborough Senior Center are taking orders for the center’s Friendship Brickway. The deadline to order the bricks is June 1, and installation will take place during the summer. To date, 120 messages have been “bricked” in front of the Senior Center. Last fall, the annual Northborough High [...]
Northborough – The Northborough Baseball and Softball Association kicked off its 2013 season May 4 with the annual baseball parade. The opening day was dedicated to the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy. Six residents who ran in the marathon this year – Susan Willwerth, Keith Pellerin, Kristen McIsaac, Chris Benestad, Andy Cosgrove, and Meredith Kent – were invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Other opening day activities included a barbecue, hot air balloon rides, Whiffle ball tournament and a home run derby.
Southborough/Northborough – According to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA), Parkinson’s disease affects more than 1.5 million people in the United States. The disease is a progressive disorder of the central nervous system resulting in a variety of symptoms, including muscle rigidity, tremors, and changes in speech and gait.
Northborough – Only one candidate, incumbent Leslie Rutan, is running for Board of Selectmen in the Monday, May 13 Annual Town Election. Here, in her own words, is her bio and thoughts on four issues: I am originally from Pennsylvania, attended Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA, and subsequently worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance [...]
Over 175 volunteers picked up trash and other debris at 55 sites throughout Northborough April 27 during the Louise Houle Town Cleanup Day. Volunteers were treated to a cookout after the cleanup was done.
Houle, a longtime community volunteer who created this annual event over 25 years ago, passed away in 2010. The event was sponsored by the Northborough Community Affairs Committee and Northborough Women’s Club.
Northborough — Ask Rev. Cynthia Maybeck, the outgoing minister at Trinity Church in Northborough, what she means by Biblical Storytelling, and she’s quick to come with an example: Recounting Mark 5:25, she tells the story of a woman healed by touching Christ’s garment. At times, miming actions of the woman, gesturing with her arms outstretched, her voice flows naturally – speaking conversationally and dramatically, and ending the passage with a small and humble smile. It’s easy to see how a listener could feel transported to a time 2,000 years ago.
Northborough – The Northborough Junior Woman’s Club will be collecting several much-needed items for Veterans Inc., a national leader in ending homelessness among veterans, during the month of April. Headquartered in Massachusetts, it is the largest provider of services to veterans and their families in New England. The items that are being collected are: wash [...]
Northborough- On April 5, the Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) hosted its fourth annual Quiz Night at Cyprian Keyes in Boylston. Teams of four arrived in a variety of creative costumes, imitating the likes of Blue Man Group, Jane Fonda and the cast of the board game Clue. Competing in a six-round trivia competition, teams were [...]