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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 […]

Southborough parents look to rebuild beloved playground

August 30th, 2017

By Alyssa Borelli, Contributing Writer Southborough – A group of Southborough parents are campaigning to close the funding gap on the replacement of the Harold E. Fay Memorial Park, also known as Fayville Park, after a windstorm demolished several areas of the playground, prompting the town to close the park last summer. Parents like Leslie […]

Westborough artists to be featured throughout September at 1717 Shoppe   

August 29th, 2017

Westborough – A special art exhibit featuring the work of two local artists, Janet Schwartz and Dave Kaphammer, will be held at the 1717 Shoppe in Westborough starting Saturday, Sept. 2 through Friday, Sept. 29. The public is invited to the opening reception which will be held at the store’s 18 Lyman St. (Westborough Shopping Center) on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 3-5 p.m.

New veterans’ service officer directing four-town district

August 29th, 2017

Region – After serving as a combat medic in Afghanistan and then working with soldiers and veterans in various capacities statewide, Justin Sousa is now drawing upon his past experiences to help fellow veterans and their families. An Army National Guard veteran, he began July 17 as the new director of the Central Massachusetts Veterans’ Services District (CMVSD), which consists of Grafton, Northborough, Shrewsbury and Westborough.

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