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EBT cards now accepted at Marlborough Farmers Market 

August 15th, 2017

Marlborough – Marlborough residents have noticed the white and blue tents that sprout up on Main Street’s Union Common each Tuesday afternoon for the Marlborough Farmers Market.

“Now community members who use the state’s EBT program can utilize the market each week from state-approved market vendors at Marlborough’s market adhering to our goal to bring the farm to ALL tables. We have a few vendors who are accepting EBT cards creating an improved inclusive market,” stated Marlborough’s Program Coordinator Leanne Cordischi.

Grafton Community Harvest Project hosts kids’ cooking class

August 15th, 2017

Grafton – Beneath sunny skies a group of eleven fourth to seventh grade students descended upon the Grafton Community Harvest Project to participate in a kids’ cooking class Aug. 8.    

Shrewsbury Legion completes season with World Series run

August 14th, 2017

North Carolina – It was a great ride that came up just a little bit short. But overall, everyone involved said it was a great experience for the Shrewsbury Post 397 baseball team as they competed in the 91st American Legion World Series (ALWS) held in Shelby, N.C. Aug. 10 -15. The Shrewsbury team won […]

Shrewsbury Legion falls in Game 2 of World Series

August 12th, 2017

North Carolina – All it takes is one.

In a pitchers’ duel between Nevada’s Shane Spencer and Massachusetts’ Kevin Hummer, it was Spencer picking up the 1-0 win on Friday night at The American Legion World Series.

Making a run for it?

August 11th, 2017

Nation – Only six months into the Trump presidency and the political pundits are already speculating about who will – and will not – run for the Oval Office in 2020. The president himself appears to be campaigning already for a second term while both Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vice President Mike Pence have strongly denied their intentions to run. However, if we have learned anything at all about the game of politics, we should not believe everything we hear. Only time will tell who will be throwing their hat into the race.

Splashing around

August 11th, 2017

Northborough – On a hot summer day, the Northboro Splash Pad offers a welcome respite.

Shrewsbury game enthusiast blends hobby with vocation

August 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Dalton Ryan first learned about the strategy challenge of “Wargaming” as a kid on vacation in Scotland. The miniature figurine game pieces looked “cool” to him. Playing a demo game there piqued his curiosity of the lore of the universe, reading books, and online investigation. Little did he know his interest would lead not only to his becoming a full-fledged Wargaming hobbyist, but also a commissioned artist who gets paid to skillfully paint the intricately designed game pieces.

Live from Grafton Common, it’s ‘Ask the Geezers’

August 11th, 2017

Grafton – Topics got as hot as the humid temperature Aug. 3 when Grafton Community Television (GCTV) presented a 90-minute live cablecast of its popular program “Ask the Geezers” from the historic Grafton Common. Stationed in front of the iconic gazebo were the show hosts Bob DeToma, Jim Gallagher and Rick Schultze.

Shrewsbury Legion advances after win in Game 1 of World Series

August 10th, 2017

North Carolina – Shrewsbury pitcher Matt Stansky wasn’t worried.

True, despite four perfect innings to start Game 1 of the American Legion World Series on Thursday, Stansky and his teammates found themselves trailing.

Setting sail on a mid-life second act

August 9th, 2017

Westborough – Many may dream of a second act in life, such as pursuing a new job or hobby, but do not have the resources or commitment to really do so. Several years ago, John Gareri, an avid sailor, dreamed of sailing around the world on a tall ship. And then, with the encouragement of a friend who advised him, “Just go for it,” Gareri did just that. Now, not only does he have the chance to pursue sailing, he has also found he has a talent for the craft of sail making.

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