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Northborough military mom honored for volunteer efforts

October 4th, 2017

Northborough – Karen Brewster of Northborough got quite a surprise on her birthday Aug. 5. She was presented the Presidential Volunteer Service Award by the Family Readiness Group (FRG) at the Massachusetts National Guard unit where her daughter, Spc. Alysia Brewster, is stationed. Also, her son, Spc. Nicholas Brewster, is serving in the Army and currently deployed in the Middle East. Brewster volunteers as the unit’s FRG chair.

Apple picking for a good cause

October 3rd, 2017

Region – On Sept. 22, HYPE9, the young professionals group of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, held its annual “Community Service Day” on behalf of the Community Harvest Project.

Permatteo wins world championship roller skating event

October 3rd, 2017

Northborough – Gabriella Permatteo recently won the title of 2017 World Champion in the Junior Ladies Figure event held during the 2017 World Roller Games. The games were held Aug. 31 in Nanjing, China.

Local woman pedals to division win at Mt. Washington race

September 28th, 2017

Northborough – Many people have made it to the top of Mount Washington – some drive, some hike, and some take the Cog Railway. It’s the highest peak in the Northeast at 6,288 feet above sea level. On Aug. 19, Northborough resident Lisa Ludwig biked 7.6 miles as part of the Mount Washington Autoroad Bicycle Hill Climb and placed first in her age division.

Northborough pilot continues dad’s passion for flying

September 27th, 2017

Northborough – Doug Stone of Northborough inherited from his late father a passion for flying and his 1948 Piper Cub, as well as an interest in helping the younger generation. He has incorporated those inheritances into one mission. Stone was honored for volunteering 25 years with the Young Eagles program at this summer’s Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) annual AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis.

Coach ships Hudson basketball gear to Houston flood victims

September 26th, 2017

Hudson – Hundreds of Houston residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, which ultimately got downgraded to a tropical storm, now own Hudson High School (HHS) basketball gear. A shipment was sent by former HHS basketball coach Mike Mercuri in response to a tweet asking for donations from University of Houston (UH) head men’s basketball coach Kelvin Sampson. Coaches nationwide answered the call.

‘Writing Away Your Pain’ workshop to be held at Tower Hill Botanic Garden 

September 24th, 2017

Region – Marlborough resident Trish Finlay will be hosting a three-week workshop, “Writing Away Your Pain,” at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, on Thursdays, Oct. 5, 12 and 19, from 10-12:30 p.m. each session. The cost is $75 for Tower Hill members and $90 for non-members.

Locally renowned artist reaches out to all artists to join free workshops

September 21st, 2017

Region – Locally renowned artist Sid Solomon is an integral part of a thriving community of artists in Worcester and neighboring communities. Since 1980, Solomon has nurtured his art in his home studio in Worcester. Although a modest individual, Solomon’s studio is anything but, as it contains an impressive collection of his works which range from sketches and portraits to landscapes.

Hudson memorial 5K to benefit Brain Injury Association

September 20th, 2017

Hudson – On Dec. 9, 2016, John Deane suffered a fall near his family’s Hudson home, which caused brain injuries and left him in a coma. He passed away 10 days later at age 54, leaving his wife, Meg, and their four children. Her close friends and family have organized a memorial 5K run and walk titled John’s Sea of Green to benefit the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts.

Marlborough saxophonists play at Newport Jazz Festival

September 20th, 2017

Marlborough – Saxophonists Justin Bartlett and Matthew Pearl of Marlborough earned an impressive credit for their resumes. They performed at this year’s 63rd annual Newport Jazz Festival with the Massachusetts Music Educators’ Association (MMEA) All-State Jazz Band. Bartlett is a 2017 Marlborough High School (MHS) graduate, entering his freshman year as a jazz studies major at Temple University in Philadelphia. Pearl is beginning his junior year at MHS.

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