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AAF receives service award from Wellesley Chamber

April 15th, 2014

Westborough – Alexander Aronson Finning CPAs (AAF) was honored  April 3 with the 2014 Professional (Services Firm) of the Year award. Presented by the Wellesley Chamber of Commerce at the 12th Annual Celebration of Wellesley Businesses, this award is given to a professional services firm who excels in client service, gives back to the community [...]

Marlborough resident shares love of volleyball with students

April 14th, 2014

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Marlborough/Shrewsbury – With the snow finally melting and the blistering winds of winter dying down, spring is finally here. And with that, comes also comes the start of spring sports. It’s a season that Marlborough resident Brittany McNally gleefully anticipates since the volleyball enthusiast knows she has a job to do.

Through the school year, McNally is a physical education teacher at Shrewsbury High School—it’s an opportunity, she said, to help students at different levels learn, grow, and succeed at a point that is appropriate for them as an individual.

Week of the Young Child celebrated at Next Generation Children’s Centers

April 14th, 2014

Tyler Wooldridge, Layla Paradise, Bennett Pontes and Christopher Kirejczyk enjoy the recycled music wall.

Marlborough – The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This year, Next Generation Children’s Centers planned a weeklong celebration April 7 to 11 to help bring extra attention to what they do.

“The purpose of the week is to bring public attention to the needs of the children and celebrate in a creative way to showcase that. We have 10 locations across Middlesex County. Each of us participated in exciting things throughout the week,” said Jen Smith, director of Next Generation Children’s Center in Marlborough.

Circus comes to ‘Saturdays at Fay’

April 13th, 2014

Following the circus show, Eric Zhang, 4, learns how to balance a plate.

Families were entertained by the “Jedster the Jester Circus Show” presented April 12 at Fay School. In addition to watching him perform magic and create balloon animals, kids learned how to juggle and balance plates. The jester is also known as Jed Stefanowicz, who will teach a Circus Arts Camp this summer at Fay School.

Here a chick, there a chick

April 13th, 2014

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Southborough – Getting a close look at live chicks from the Drumlin Farms Wildlife Sanctuary are (l to r) Emily Morgan, 5, Ella Sullivan, 4, with her brother William, 2, and Emily’s brother Christopher, 2. They were among the preschoolers who attended the Egg-cellent Spring Celebration presented April 11 by Southborough Recreation at the South [...]

Westborough girls’ lacrosse falls to Duxbury

April 13th, 2014

Westborough High School's Nicole Foster (#40, left) blasts her shot past Duxbury High School's Katie Smith (#6, right center) and goal keeper Charlotte Wahle.

Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers girls’ lacrosse team hosted the Duxbury High School Dragons for a non-league game at Joseph R. Mewhiney Field April 12.

DeLeo urges support for Gregoire

April 12th, 2014

Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Robert A. DeLeo urged supporters and fellow Democrats to support State Representative Danielle Gregoire's bid for re-election at her campaign kickoff held recently. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – State Representative Danielle Gregoire, D- Marlborough, hit the ground running as more than 175 supporters and Democratic office holders gathered at the Fish Restaurant in Marlborough April 3 for her official announcement that she plans to run for re-election in the Fourth Middlesex District.

Local student ensembles win honors at music festival

April 12th, 2014

Jared Entwistle plays the French horn in Algonquin’s ninth-grade concert band.

Region – Bands and choral groups from Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS), Northborough’s Robert E. Melican Middle School, and Southborough’s Trottier Middle School were among dozens of groups that performed at the 38th annual Concert and Choral Festival organized by the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA).

Meteorologist visits Immaculate Conception School

April 12th, 2014

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Marlborough – Want to know about tornado chasers?  How about all the difference type of snowflakes?  Maybe you are curious about global warming?  Immaculate Conception School’s grades 3 through 8 recently had a chance to ask Eric Fisher, chief meteorologist at WBZ-TV these questions and more. Fisher visited Immaculate Conception School and was peppered with [...]

Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘NO’ for a split tax rate at Southborough Town Meeting

April 11th, 2014


To the Editor: Article 24 on the Town Warrant of Southborough is proposing a dual property tax rate which would tax business at a higher rate. The rationale for those who oppose Southborough’s long-standing single tax rate is that increased business in Southborough will cause home values to decline.  Here are the realities to consider: [...]

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