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Local Vietnam War veterans get properly welcomed home

May 2nd, 2016

Vietnam War veterans stand as the national anthem is sung.

Region – Local Vietnam War veterans experienced a welcome home April 30 that they didn’t get when they returned from serving during a time of political turmoil. Organizing the ceremony came about because of a common concern heard by Adam Costello, director of the Central Massachusetts Veterans’ Service District.

“I heard a recurring theme: ‘We weren’t welcomed home very well,’” he relayed. “Perceptions have changed over time. Let’s try to do it right. We’re here to say, ‘Welcome home – decades later.’”

Westborough boys’ lacrosse wins tight match against Grafton

May 2nd, 2016

Sprts W vs G boys lax 1

Grafton – The Westborough High School Rangers boys’ lacrosse team defeated the Grafton High School Indians in a game played April 30 in Grafton. Grafton scored first with Cole Fontana scoring in the first quarter and then Hunter Fraser scoring in the second. Halfway through the second quarter Westborough’s Trevor McNamara was able to score […]

Evening of music to benefit Jeff Baskowski Music Scholarship

May 2nd, 2016

Grafton – Local musicians are rallying Saturday, May 7 at Hunter’s Grill & Tap at the Grafton Inn, 25 Grafton Common, to raise money for the Jeff Baskowski Music Scholarship. The night will feature music ranging from American roots to jump/swing. R&B and jump band Big Chief will headline the event, with other musicians to include Steve Beckwith, T.J. Peavy, Jeff Giacomelli, and Brad Kohl.

Senior Center Supporters to host Spring Tea Social

May 2nd, 2016

Westborough – The Westborough Senior Center Supporters will be hosting a Spring Tea Social Thursday, May 12 from 1-3 p.m. at the center’s 4 Rogers Rd. location. The cost is $5 and will include light refreshments, door prizes and favors. The entertainment will be “Patricia Perry Presents the First Ladies, Part 2”.

Wachusett defeats Westborough in girls’ golf

May 2nd, 2016

Westborough players (top l to r) - Kate Walker, Allison Bernardhi, Erica Ross, and Grace Sung
 (bottom, l to r) Eliene Wen, Kristen Oswill, Jordan Noble, and Kristen Noble

Westborough – Spring is in the air and golfing season is in full swing. The Westborough High School Rangers girls’ golf team hosted the Wachusett Regional High School Mountaineers at the Westborough Country Club April 28. Wachusett won the match with a score of 34.5 to 19.5.  For the Rangers, Kate Walker had the lowest […]

Poetry Out Loud Competition- Algonquin Regional High School’s Hannah Moran

May 1st, 2016

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Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School senior Hannah Moran was one of six semifinalists in this year’s National Poetry Out Loud Competition.

Westborough High School honors memory of teacher with lip synch fundraiser

May 1st, 2016


Westborough – LL Cool J’s popular performance show, “Lip Sync Battle,” has nothing on the faculty at the Westborough High School (WHS).

Area gymnasts to participate in regional competition

May 1st, 2016

Gymnasts Lizzie Meschisen, Madison Bromm, Sophia Harper and Mary Faletra will compete at the Xcel Regional Championships May 21-22. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Four area gymnasts from Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) in Shrewsbury are heading to the Xcel Regional Championships the weekend of May 21-22 at Shrewsbury High School. They will be competing with other gymnasts from New England and New York.

St. John’s baseball continues to dominate with win over Doherty High

May 1st, 2016

Region – St. John’s High baseball has long been synonymous with winning baseball and the squad’s fast start to the 2016 season has done nothing to dispel its reputation as one of the area’s finest.

Three injured in Westborough after being hit by driver charged with DUI

May 1st, 2016

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On Saturday, April 30, at 3:12 AM, the Westborough Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Rte. 9 West at Lyman St. The arriving units found two vehicles with extensive damage to both of them. The first vehicle, a 2010 Ford, was being […]

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