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Zulfiquar shares stunning photos from travels in South Asia and New England

August 30th, 2016

Displaced Kashmiri refugees, Murree, Punjab, 2002
Photo/Sahib Zulfiqar

Westborough – Sahib Zulfiqar’s breathtakingly beautiful photographs of South Asia and New England are now on display at the Westborough Public Library through Thursday, Sept. 8. Two days later, the work will be exhibited for a month at the Lyman Street Storefront Gallery, near the Art and Frame Emporium in the Westborough Shopping Center.

Shrewsbury’s Doherty honored by WPI for as NCAA Woman of the Year honoree

August 30th, 2016

Emily Doherty

Worcester – In just over one-week’s time, the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) women’s soccer team will host Salem State University in its 2016 home-opener, and while third-year head coach Steph Schafer will field a more-than competitive team as always, the absence of one former player in particular will necessitate some time for her to get used to.

Reale shines for Algonquin’s golf and hockey teams

August 30th, 2016

Kevin Reale 
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Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School has seen an abundance of talented, multi-sport athletes compete for school honors over the years. Typically, the progression is football / soccer or cross country in the fall surrendering to basketball / hockey or track in the winter then onto baseball / softball or lacrosse in the spring. Such is a sampling of the many cyclical combinations that exist in high school sports.

Fund set up to help Northborough family after fire

August 30th, 2016

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Northborough – Residents and friends are rallying to support the Yellick family of Northborough after a devastating fire that destroyed their home on Hudson Street in the early morning hours of Aug. 28. Todd Yellick is a veteran firefighter with the town of Northborough. He was home at the time of the fire with his […]

Rangers give back through community service day

August 29th, 2016

Members of the Cross Country Team take a break from mulching and weeding at the Westborough Senior Center on Rogers Road.

Westborough – At the fourth annual Rangers Give Back Day of Community Service Aug. 23, athlete volunteers from all of Westborough High School’s fall sports teams were assigned jobs throughout the town.

Athletes from soccer, cross country, football, field hockey, volleyball, cheerleading and boys’ hockey received bright orange t-shirts when they met in the morning at the lower lot of the high school. Then they were given their assignment and dispersed; some went with groups in cars while others took a bus.

Celebrations galore

August 27th, 2016

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Region – When residents and guests celebrate the 20th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival next month, there will be one new event they will definitely not want to miss – a fireworks display on Saturday, Sept. 24. The fireworks will be lit from the Glavin Regional Center on Lake Street and weather permitting, should […]

Northborough’s Applefest: More than apple pie

August 27th, 2016

Members of Mixed Company will perform at Applefest Saturday, Sept. 17: (l to r) drummer Bruce Hanahan, bass player Dave Crittendon, rhythm guitar player Tom Woodsum, lead guitar player Tracy Jenkins, and lead vocalist Michelle Gates. (Photo/Nancy Rodriguez)

Northborough – Northborough’s annual Applefest showcases the true spirit of community as many organizations come together and sponsor family events throughout the weekend. This year the festival will be held Sept. 15-18.

Grafton Fire Department receives donation of equipment to save pets’ lives

August 27th, 2016

Grafton Firefighter Christopher Blessing and Cody, the Great Dane, demonstrate how the masks fit even a giant breed dog.

Grafton -The Grafton Fire Department has received a donation of three sets of pet oxygen masks specially designed for use in rescues involving pets. Grafton Fire Department Medical Coordinator Dave Runyan requested the donation from Canine Company after learning about its Canine Saves project to provide the lifesaving pet masks to first responders in the […]

Northborough’s Dorian McMenemy returns from Rio Olympics

August 27th, 2016

McMenemy dives into one of the Olympic pools at practice.

Northborough – While most people sat in front of their televisions in awe watching athletes from around the world compete at the recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 19-year-old Northborough resident Dorian McMenemy was actually there, competing in the 50-meter freestyle swim.

Shopping (art) break

August 27th, 2016

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Region  – Tyler Monaghan, 10, and Renee Monaghan, 5, of Westborough, take a break from back-to-school shopping at the Auburn Mall Aug. 20 to show off their artwork. The kids were two of the many local children who came out to the mall to enjoy activities that included face painting and a temporary tattoo bar, […]

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