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Free tickets available for fall choral concert

November 16th, 2015

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Southborough – The Heritage Chorale and MaryAnn Morse Healthcare Corps are offering free tickets to Southborough-area seniors and children for a fall concert Sunday, Nov. 22, at 4 p.m. at St. Mark’s School Performing Arts Center, 25 Marlboro Road. Fifty free tickets are available for Southborough-area children aged 8 to 12 with the purchase of […]

Trike-a-thon raises money for charity

November 15th, 2015

Top fundraisers were Will, 4, who raised $435, and Alyssa, 4, who raised $330. Both children are from Shrewsbury. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – The students of God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten at the Gymnastics Learning Center, 574 Lake St., in Shrewsbury, recently held their annual St. Jude Children’s Hospital Trike-A-Thon to raise awareness and funds for children and families affected by childhood cancer. The students collected donations and then rode their trikes at school. The entire school raised $1,600.

Grafton chapter evolves along with the League of Women Voters

November 15th, 2015

Ellen Goguen, president of the Grafton chapter, League of Woman Voters.

Grafton – Ellen Goguen joined the Worcester area chapter of the League of Woman Voters (the League) in 1977 when she was a stay-at-home mom. Almost 40 years later, now president of the Grafton chapter, she still finds the league interesting, engaging and worthwhile.

Saint Bernadette honors vets with show of patriotism

November 15th, 2015

Kindergarten student, Isabella Urbani, and her peers enjoy the assembly.

Northborough – On Nov. 10, the students at the Saint Bernadette School held a heartwarming tribute to all of the brave men and women that have served our country with a Veterans Day Program.

Fifth-grade Northboro-Southboro T-Hawks are Central Mass champs

November 15th, 2015

N Youth Football 5th Grade submitted – The Fifth-Grade Northboro-Southboro T-Hawks Central Mass Championship team poses in front of their team banner after defeating  Gardner’s Chair City Lions Nov. 8. 


Northborough – The 5th grade Northboro-Southboro T-Hawks Youth Football team defeated Gardner’s Chair City Lions by a score of 21-7 to become the first Northboro-Southboro team to win a Central Mass. American Youth Football Super Bowl championship.

Algonquin girls’ soccer wins division title

November 15th, 2015

The Algonquin Regional girls soccer team poses with their championship trophy after the game.

Holden – When the Algonquin Regional High girls’ varsity soccer team reeled off 16 consecutive wins to open the 2015 season, few players, coaches and team supporters could have doubted that this would be a more than special campaign for the Tomahawk girls.

Grafton is Central Mass. Division 4 football champs

November 15th, 2015

Grafton football players celebrate after winning the Central Mass Division 4 championship.

Grafton – The Grafton High School Indians football team defeated the Holy Name Naps by 28-16 to win the Central Mass. Division 4 football championship. The game was played Nov. 14 at Doyle Field in Leominster.

With gratitude, Westborough remembers its veterans

November 13th, 2015

Ruano Lampi, addresses the audience as his son, Marty, listens.

Westborough – On a cold and drizzly morning, several dozen people, including many veterans of the armed services, braved the elements to commemorate Veterans Day Nov. 11.

Westborough girls volleyball moves on after defeating Hopkinton

November 13th, 2015

Westborough’s Emma Smallcomb sets the ball.

Westborough – Success on the hardwood for the Westborough High girls’ volleyball program is anything but a new phenomenon.

In 2002, the Rangers were Central Section winners. They were crowned State Champions in 2007 and more recently, they advanced to the State Championship match in 2013 and dropped a hard-fought decision to Hopkinton in Sectional Finals a year ago. Such accomplishments on a local and statewide level are impressive, but don’t ever think that for players, coaches and team supporters that any of this gets old.

Eighth annual Turkey Trot to benefit Northborough Food Pantry

November 13th, 2015

Northborough –In 2008, Northborough residents Rita Matraia and Maggie Kosovsky organized a small get-together Thanksgiving morning as a way to get some exercise and enjoy some camaraderie with their friends. The women also decided to ask those participating to bring some goods for the Northborough Food Pantry. Thirty of their friends showed up that morning to run a 5k course that started and ended in Matraia’s Colby Street neighborhood. It was so much fun for all it became an annual event, growing in numbers each year.

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