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Grafton girls basketball falls to Lunenburg

March 15th, 2017

Worcester / Grafton — The Grafton High girls’ varsity basketball team engineered a series of nearly-improbable comebacks in its Central Mass. Division 3 final versus Lunenburg High on March 11 at WPI’s Harrington Auditorium, but a late OT burst by the Blue Nights was just a bit too much allowing them to escape with a 55-54 victory. The Indians finish their successful 2016-2017 campaign with a record of 16-8.

Shrewsbury’s Phil Krause is a good Samaritan and good neighbor

March 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Three years ago Phil Krause added an X Series Snow Thrower attachment to his Cub Cadet tractor. Far better than a snow blower, this powerful addition eats up whatever the toughest winter storm delivers. It quickly and easily clears extreme snow conditions like the five foot berms that town snow plows invariably leave at the top of driveways.

Avidia Bank expands Avid discount card

March 15th, 2017

Westborough—Avidia Bank is expanding its Avid discount card into Westborough and will offer it in all of the communities the bank serves by the end of the year.

Hudson High senior looks forward after dominant soccer season

March 15th, 2017

Hudson – Hudson High School senior and girls’ varsity soccer captain Sophia DiPlacido did not expect the success both she and her team had last fall.

New veterans’ service officer directs four-town district

March 14th, 2017

Region – After serving in the Iraq War and gaining work experience statewide, Viviana Marcotte welcomes the opportunity to help local veterans and their families close to her home community.

Hudson High girls’ hockey star leads by example

March 14th, 2017

Kayla Currin. Photo/Jeff Slovin

Hudson – When Hudson High School’s Kayla Currin first laced up skates at age 3, few may have predicted that that would set the stage for a commitment to ice hockey that has had few boundaries along the way.

Marlborough Italian-American proudly shares his cultural heritage and language

March 14th, 2017

Marlborough – Boyhood memories of Sunday afternoons in New Kensington, Pa., will always have a special place in Bob Alessio’s heart. They were filled with the warmth of home-cooked Italian cuisine, the music of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra and, above all, “famiglia” (family).

Templeman Tree Service

March 13th, 2017

Grafton—To protect the shade and ornamental trees that are an essential part of a home’s landscape and value, those trees need preventative maintenance.

Angels at St. Anne’s offer multitude of services

March 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – No halos or wings are in sight. The angels at St. Anne’s Human Services look like ordinary people, but they’re not. They give of their time and talents running a complicated, many-faceted operation to serve the needs of their community.

Friendly phone chats uplift Hudson seniors’ spirit

March 13th, 2017

Hudson – A number of seniors in Hudson have found a simple way to avoid loneliness. They’re enjoying friendly phone calls with Alexandria “Alex” Boule, a 2013 Hudson High School alum.

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