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Hudson dance team looking to expand with official status

August 7th, 2017

Hudson – They don’t lift weights, kick oblong objects through goal posts or use sticks as scoring implements. They don’t crash into boards, throw circular objects through hoops or even draw the greatest number of spectators. Theirs is not a conventional sport, but don’t try to tell the Hudson High School (HHS) dance team that their chosen competition is any less challenging or any less worthy of being designated a high school sport.

Local band ‘Prying Eyes’ hopes to inspire others through music

August 7th, 2017

Region – For Prying Eyes band members Dan St. Louis and Eli James, the beginning of their musical journey together was serendipitous. Both auditioning for spots in another band, the duo met after “[liking] what they heard from each other.” Upon discovering that they both favored, as St. Louis calls it, a “straight ahead, non-gimmicky” brand of rock music they formed the band now known as Prying Eyes.

Westborough soccer star enters senior year on top

August 6th, 2017

Westborough – No less than 11 seniors from the Westborough High School (WHS) boys’ varsity soccer team graduated this spring leaving what might be considered to some a gaping hole in the Rangers lineup for the advancing season. 2016 was a banner year for the team that earned a berth in the Division 1 state championship game so could an encore be possible with so many shoes to fill?

Northborough native performs with two bluegrass bands

August 5th, 2017

Northborough/Shrewsbury – Although Northborough native and former Shrewsbury resident John Tibert recently moved to Worcester, he still spends plenty of time and energy in his hometown. He works in Northborough at Gray’s Carpet Center, a family business founded by his grandfather in 1943. Additionally, he finds time to sing and play mandolin with two bluegrass bands: Local Freight and Southern Rail.

Friends of the Northborough Library announce 2017 Service Award

August 5th, 2017

Northborough – The Friends of the Northborough Library, Inc., announced that it has granted the 2017 Friends of the Northborough Library Service Award to Jennifer Lee. This award is given to a graduating high school senior in recognition of their outstanding service to the Northborough Library. 

Grafton native pursues new musical and personal chapters

August 1st, 2017

Grafton – Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bob Jordan developed a lifetime of musical expertise performing in the Grafton and Worcester areas. His accomplishments are acknowledged in “A Grafton Chronicle” co-authored by Jayne Carroll Wilson and Joe Kuras, and “The Jazz Worcester Real Book” by Chet Williamson.

Saquib earns Girl Scout Gold Award

August 1st, 2017

Westborough – Zenia Saqib, Westborough Girl Scout troop 30633, recently earned her Girl Scout Gold Award for her project, Music Buddies Mentorship Program.  Zenia’s project was a two-part mentorship program designed to provide guidance for beginning musicians in the Westborough High School (WHS) Fine Arts program.

Shrewsbury Woman’s Club awards scholarships

August 1st, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Woman’s Club (SWC) recently awarded two local students, Arianna Kassos and Jake Mastrandrea, each a $1,000 scholarship. 

Gandolfo wins scholarship from Simon Youth Foundation

August 1st, 2017

Marlborough – Solomon Pond Mall recently presented Sakura Gandolfo, of Marlborough, with a Simon Youth Foundation Scholarship for exceptional work throughout her high school career.

Assabet team’s robot throws out first pitch at Bravehearts’ game

July 31st, 2017

Region – Students from the Robotics Team at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School were recently invited to Worcester Bravehearts baseball game at Holy Cross’ Fitton Field. The robot they built threw out the first pitch of the game.

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