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Quinsigamond’s Culinary Program reaches out to Hudson Senior Center

April 15th, 2017

Hudson – In February, Janice Long, director of the Hudson Senior Center, was contacted by Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) to see if she would be interested in collaborating with the school’s Hospitality, Recreation Management and Food Service (HRM) program. The students involved are learning about elder nutrition and this seemed like a good fit.

McCarthy’s Landscaping & Irrigation

April 14th, 2017

West Boylston—McCarthy’s Landscaping has kept lawns green and built outdoor living spaces for over 20 years. The company is now offering a service to reduce the tick and mosquito populations in yards.

Fifteenth annual Worcester ‘Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma’ Walk May 7

April 14th, 2017

Region – On Sunday, May 7, the 15th annual Worcester Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk will be held at the Bancroft School. This year’s walk will be in memory of Mary Ann Persson and Vivian Killoran who were members of the Worcester Scleroderma Support Group and lost their battle with this devastating disease.

Children enjoy special setting to meet first responders

April 14th, 2017

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer   Marlborough – Families of children with special needs were welcomed to meet Marlborough first responders April 5 in the library at 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School. The relaxed setting of the after-school event was an opportunity for children to comfortably mingle with police, firefighters and ambulance emergency […]

Shrewsbury Road Scholars 5K marks 10th anniversary

April 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – In contrast to a snow and ice storm the previous weekend, pleasant spring weather April 9 attracted 477 runners of all ages for the 10th annual Shrewsbury Road Scholars 5K and One-Mile Fun Run, beginning and ending at Oak Middle School.

Second annual 5K in memory of middle school Spanish teacher

April 14th, 2017

Northborough – The second annual Lisa Kaplan 5K race is scheduled for Saturday, May 20. The race honors the memory of a 12-year veteran Spanish teacher at Robert E. Melican Middle School who passed away in November 2015 after only a six-week battle with a rare cancer.

Westborough High School Marching Band plays at Fenway Park

April 13th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough High School Marching Band had the honor of playing the national anthem at the Boston Red Sox versus the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park April 11. (Video/courtesy The Kurtz Family)

Selectmen reserve recommendation on marijuana moratorium

April 13th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Board of Selectmen Chair William Pantazis led a discussion of Warrant Articles that the board would be recommending for passage at the Annual Town Meeting Monday, April 24, at Algonquin Regional High School at 7:30 p.m.

Northborough town administrator presents capital budget to Selectmen

April 13th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Town Administrator John Coderre gave an overview of the fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) Capital Budget to the Board of Selectmen at their April 10 meeting. The budget includes two components: the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which is a six-year comprehensive plan detailing how the town replaces equipment and how it maintains its infrastructure. The Capital Budget is funding sought for any given year’s projects, in this case FY 2018. The CIP then shifts up one year then the next year’s projects become the Capital Budget. The Appropriations Committee and the Financial Planning Committee unanimously support this year’s budget.

White Birch Commons

April 13th, 2017

White Birch Commons is “a gated private community of 70 detached single-family homes in a condominium association. What sets them apart is that

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