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Southborough native aims to fulfill Olympic dream

November 16th, 2017

Southborough – The story of Korey Dropkin’s Olympic dream begins thousands of miles from Seoul, South Korea, host of this coming winter’s Olympic Games. Born in Boston and raised in Southborough, the 22-year-old curler was introduced to the game by his family when he was 5 years old.

Dedicated to help Grafton arts and historic causes

November 16th, 2017

Grafton – Paul Scarlett is a prolific volunteer for Grafton arts and historic causes. He’s a member of the Grafton Common Historic District Commission, a town board that oversees preserving the architectural and historical integrity of buildings surrounding the common. Among the buildings is the Grafton Town House, where the primary tenant is now Apple Tree Arts (ATA). Scarlett also serves as a member of the Grafton Town House Oversight and Community Preservation committees, and the ATA Board of Directors.

Barrette honored by BayPath Elder Services

November 9th, 2017

Region – Westborough resident George Barrette received the Frances Borger Klempner Community Service Award from BayPath Elder Services Oct. 31.

Young conservationist leads effort to clean pond area

November 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – On a chilly but gorgeous autumn afternoon, Mia Blakeley, a sixth-grade student at the Sherwood Middle School held a Costume Cleanup Oct. 30 at Jordan Pond as part of her platform for winning the Miss Shrewsbury Sweetheart Pageant last March.

Country Western Night fundraiser to be held Nov. 18

November 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – A Country Western Night will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Scandinavian Athletic Club Park, 438 Lake St. in Shrewsbury. Organizing the event is Vikki Crowley of Marlborough, a four-time cancer survivor. Proceeds will benefit the 20-mile Just ‘Cause 2018 Cancer Walk.

Shrewsbury teacher shares his story of perseverance to young Westborough students

November 9th, 2017

Westborough – The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines perseverance as the “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition.” David Lowy, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury and a paraprofessional at Floral Street School, is the personification of perseverance.

‘Blazis Safari’ visits Antarctica on Grafton Community Television

November 8th, 2017

Grafton – Grafton Community Television will visit the southernmost continent on earth – Antarctica – on its new episode of “Blazis Safari.”

Northborough community to organize benefit for resident with rare form of cancer

November 8th, 2017

Northborough – For over the past year, Charlene O’Driscoll has struggled with her health. In a lot of pain, she was in and out of the hospital while doctors tried to figure out what was wrong.

Vigeant re-elected mayor, Dumais defeats Elder in Ward 3

November 8th, 2017

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant was re-elected to serve a fourth term as leader of the city of Marlborough in the Nov. 7 Biennial Municipal Election, defeating former Fire Chief Edward “Skee” Bigelow, who also challenged him in the 2015 contest. Vigeant served 18 years on the City Council, including nine years as president before being elected mayor.

Northborough native serves in Navy aboard aircraft carrier dubbed ’Strength from the Sea’

November 2nd, 2017

By Rick Burke, Navy Office of Community Outreach San Diego, Calif. – Petty Officer 1st Class Evan Trombley, a 2001 Algonquin Regional High School graduate and Northborough native, is currently serving on one of the world’s largest warships, USS Carl Vinson. Trombley is a cryptologic technician (collection) aboard the San Diego-based ship, the third Nimitz-class […]

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