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March 7th, 2013
Northborough – Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. For 25 years, more than four million children from nearly 100 countries have participated in the contest. [...]
March 1st, 2013
Shrewsbury – Army Reserve Pvt. Ryan G. Province has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, Province received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development [...]
February 22nd, 2013
Westborough/Grafton – Kristen Teague and Brian LeClair have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Andrea J. Afshari of Westborough and Edward F. Teague of Grafton. She is a graduate of Worcester State University with a degree in Natural Science, and is a Staff Sargent in the Air National Guard. The groom-to-be is [...]
February 21st, 2013
Westborough – Big band music fans who missed the Valentine’s Dance held Feb. 15 at Acacia at Indian Meadows have more chances to catch performances by Dan Gabel and the Abletones. They will entertain at that location the first Friday of each month beginning March 1 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
February 8th, 2013
Region – When a baby is born prematurely, parents often experience a host of emotions including anxiety, fear and depression. While they of course want to be by their little one’s side, that is not always possible, especially when the hospitalization is, as is often in cases of preemies, quite lengthy. But now parents whose babies are patients in the UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Worcester have another way to stay in touch when they can’t be there in person –a special web camera that allows them to see their child via real-time video.
February 8th, 2013
Marlborough – Kevin McCombs of Marlborough was recently awarded a three-year Air Force ROTC Commander’s Leadership Scholarship. The award is given to those who demonstrate consistent superior performance in academics and physical fitness. He is currently a sophomore at Boston College and a member of the Air Force ROTC Detachment 355. McCombs is a 2010 [...]
January 30th, 2013
Region – The Third Annual Comedy Night, featuring the area’s most popular and talented comedians, will be held Friday, Feb. 15, at the Hudson Portuguese Club, 13 Port St., Hudson. The event is being held in support of the Addiction Referral Center (ARC) of Marlborough. The evening also includes music, dancing, refreshments and raffles. Thelma [...]
January 21st, 2013
Region – Kim Rosen has two hobbies – photography and fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The photographer, who launched “Photos for Cures” more than two years ago, has donated all fees she charges for portraits and other photo sessions to St. Jude’s; so far she has raised over $12,000 for the hospital.
January 17th, 2013
Hudson – Unwanted bicycles can be put to good use, and St. Michael Parish is making it easy through January for anyone in Hudson and the surrounding communities. A volunteer will pick up old or new bicycles, most of which will be shipped to Ghana, Africa, where many people have no access to other transportation. The pick-up drive is also collecting sewing machines, which can help create work for poverty-stricken women and girls in Ghana.
January 12th, 2013
Marlborough – Services are once again expanding at the Marlborough Community Cupboard (MCC) with the addition of new evening hours on Wednesdays from 5-7 p.m. This evening schedule is in addition to the MCC’s normal Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. hours. “We hope the new hours will better serve the increase in [...]