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Two Southborough Scouts earn Silver Award

September 18th, 2017

Southborough – Avery Barnes and Raiya Sehgal-Sealey from Girl Scout Troop 72780 of Southborough have earned their Silver Award. The Silver Award is the second highest award of the Girl Scouts of America, and the highest award that a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. 

Nominations sought for BayPath Elder Services’ community service award

September 18th, 2017

Marlborough – BayPath Elder Services is inviting nominations for the 10th annual Frances Borger Klempner Community Service Award. This memorial award will be given to an individual who has contributed at the local community level and exemplifies a spirit of civic engagement, community involvement and support of elders.

Ward Park Pickleball athletes compete in Senior Olympic games

September 14th, 2017

Region – The Fore Kicks Sports Complex was the host site for the 2017 Massachusetts Senior Olympic Games for Pickleball held Aug. 18–20. Athletes from all over New England ages 40 to 87 participated in the games.

Talented multi-sport athlete excited for senior year at Shrewsbury High

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – There may be no other area high school athlete more anxious for the commencement of his senior year than Shrewsbury High School’s (SHS) Chris Campbell.

Local theater troupe performs at world’s largest arts festival

September 14th, 2017

Marlborough – When the Ghost Light Players presented William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in April 2016 at the First Church in Marlborough, its director Kat Alix-Gaudreau wished that the show’s run could get extended. She got her wish – over a year later. The Marlborough-based community theater group reprised its production of “Hamlet” from Aug. 7 to 11 at the 70th anniversary of the famed Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.

Shrewsbury woman raises Alzheimer’s Awareness

September 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Gina Tiberio Hamilton of Shrewsbury will participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Worcester Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday, Sept. 24, at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester.

Hudson teen rides more than 2,000 miles for adaptive sports awareness

September 4th, 2017

Hudson – Hudson resident Owen Anketell spent the summer before his senior year of high school with a friend and his cousin on a two-month-long, nearly 2,500-mile bike ride to raise awareness of adaptive sports opportunities for people with disabilities.

Main Street Bank welcomes new community lender

September 2nd, 2017

Marlborough – Main Street Bank introduced the newest member of its retail community lending team – Michael Glynn, community lender in the Northborough, Westborough and Southborough area.

Third Overdose Awareness Vigil gathers crowd in downtown Marlborough

September 1st, 2017

Marlborough – The third International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil at the Walker Building in Marlborough ended on Aug. 31 with hundreds of attendees raising memorial candles into the sky as the voice of Godsmack’s Sully Erna echoed down Main Street.

This year’s was the biggest event yet for organizer and advocate Kathy Leonard of Marlborough. Several hundred attendees came from across Central Massachusetts to hear more than an hour of speeches and a musical performance by Erna. Leonard organized the event to remember those lost to the opioid epidemic and destigmatize addiction.

Goldblatt and Allen to lead Westborough’s ‘grande’ parade

August 30th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough – As Westborough residents gather Sunday, Sept. 10, to celebrate the town’s 300th anniversary with a “grande” parade, there will be two very well-known women leading the way.  Lydia Goldblatt will serve as the grand marshal while Kristina Allen will be the tricentennial marshal. Both have served on numerous […]

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