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Tania Walia earns Girl Scout Gold Award

July 25th, 2017

Westborough – Tanya Walia recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award for her project “Express Yourself: Cards for the Community.” Tanya is a member of Westborough Troop 30633. Her project focused on teaching people in the community how to make homemade greeting cards and helping them to understand the sentimental value of a homemade card versus store-bought.

Representative Kane welcomes Shrewsbury intern to the State House

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – State Representative Hannah E. Kane (R-Shrewsbury) has invited Shrewsbury resident and Class of 2017 high school graduate, Nicole Vandal, to intern in her office at the State House this summer.

Susan E. Falzoi of Shrewsbury named as an Unsung Heroine

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Susan E. Falzoi of Shrewsbury was honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s 2017 class of Unsung Heroines. Representative Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) recommended Falzoi for this recognition because of her significant and meaningful contributions to Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury family shares their love of books with others through their ‘Little Library’

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Siebels family, who live on School Street in Shrewsbury, moved to town about two years ago. Like many who are new to town, they wanted to connect with their neighbors and their new community and they found a really interesting way to achieve this while sharing their love of reading. They built their own Little Library that sits in their front lawn near the road.

Hudson selectmen, residents fear environmental impacts of proposed powerline

July 25th, 2017

Hudson – Hudson Selectman John Parent told his constituent Brian O’Neill at a public meeting on June 5 that he wanted to ensure that their relationship was not adversarial.

Though O’Neill himself said their relationship had been “combative,” his advocacy group Protect Hudson and the Hudson Board of Selectmen have since found common ground. Both groups now publically fear the environmental impacts of Eversource Energy’s proposed power line running under nine miles of partially forested land between Hudson and Sudbury.

Assabet students strike gold at National SkillsUSA competition

July 17th, 2017

Region – Two drafting students at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, Mathew Marinelli and Cameron McLaughlin, from West Boylston and Northborough, respectively, ventured to Louisville, Ky., recently to compete at the national SkillsUSA competition in the field of additive manufacturing.

Southborough veteran is dedicated to the armed services

July 13th, 2017

Southborough – Chris Robbins, who has lived in Southborough since 1979, believes that veterans should be celebrated every day, not just on Memorial Day.

Westborough grad hopes to make it big in Nashville

July 13th, 2017

Westborough – For country music fans, a trip to Nashville is a pilgrimage of sorts. From the Grand Ole Opry to the lesser-known Bluebird Café, the city holds a special place in music lore. This past April 19-year-old Westborough resident and 2016 Westborough High School graduate Lyssa Coulter made the trek to visit country music’s Mecca.

Marlborough resident graduates from Marine Corps boot camp

July 10th, 2017

Marlborough – On June 30, Pvt. Rachael Schartner graduated from Parris Island Marine Corp boot camp. Schartner, a 2016 graduate of Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School in Marlborough, began her journey in her senior year of high school.

First UMC Westborough handbell ministry thrives

July 10th, 2017

Westborough – Each year, at the Handbell Musicians of America (HMA) annual National Seminar, something extraordinary happens. A familiar song, like “Silver Bells,” is brought to life in a unique, enchanting way. Hundreds of handbell musicians, from all over the country, work together to perform the song. Among the performers have been members of the First United Methodist Church Westborough (FUMC).

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