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Tsongas announces she will not run for re-election

August 9th, 2017

Region – Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA-3) released the following statement today announcing her decision not to run for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. “Ten years ago, I sought this seat because I was motivated by a lifelong commitment to public service and a desire to change people’s lives for the better.  I also […]

Westborough 6-year-old excels in young golf career

August 9th, 2017

Westborough – Soon-to-be 7-year-old Triston Krumsiek got his first set of plastic golf clubs for his second birthday. In the five years since then, he has upgraded to metal clubs, begun playing on full-sized courses, and joined a competitive regional golf “tour.”

Learning the game of golf faster than many adults, Triston has impressed his parents and other golf mentors alike. While his parents said they do not want to push him to play a sport he does not want to play, Triston himself said he is excited about golf and the success he has had in his young golf career.

Marlborough:  A community with a history of summer fun

August 9th, 2017

Marlborough – As we sit in the middle of summer here in Marlborough with our many restaurants, parks, beach and summer events, we remember that our community has always embraced this time of year.

Arts added to STEM program at Whitcomb School

August 9th, 2017

Marlborough – For many years the Marlborough middle school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program provided an innovative pathway for more than 350 students in grades 6-8. Immersed in project-based learning and high-tech engineering content, the students have flourished and demonstrated success in the areas of creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and academic mastery.

Group identifies need for a later school start time for Northborough-Southborough teens

August 8th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – The feasibility of implementing a later start time for middle and high school has been the topic of discussion in Northborough-Southborough since 2014. Start School Later-MA (SSL-MA) Chapter Leader Mary Hamaker and the Start School Later Northborough-Southborough, MA Chapter Leader Michelle Brownlee are optimistic that the discussion will continue this year and changes be made for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Westborough Police arrest Melrose man wanted for attempted murder

August 8th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon and Melrose Police Chief Michael L. Lyle both released statements this afternoon announcing the arrest of a Melrose man who had been wanted for attempted murder and other charges. The suspect, John C. Ferreira, age 54 of 99 Vinton St. Melrose, was arrested in Westborough this afternoon by […]

Shrewsbury student organizes health walk in memory of late grandmother

August 7th, 2017

Shrewsbury – A Summer Health Walk for Heart Disease Prevention will be held at Dean Park, 805 Main St., Shrewsbury, Saturday, Aug. 12 from 8 -10 a.m. The public is invited to participate in this event which will serve as a fundraiser for the American Heart Association. The fee is $10 in advance (sign up […]

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 man cited after car crashes into restaurant

August 7th, 2017

Westborough – A Westborough man has been cited after crashing his car into Christina’s Cafe early Sunday morning, Aug. 7.  Although the building had significant damage, the restaurant is open for business again this morning after being forced to shut down on Sunday. Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon released the following statement regarding the accident: […]

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