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Pumpkin time

October 10th, 2016


Northborough – Twins Ariana and Layla, 2, and their brother Kaiden, 4, of Northborough enjoy an afternoon picking out their pumpkins at Davidian Bros. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

St. John’s rallies to defeat Shrewsbury

October 10th, 2016

St. John’s Peter Oliver heads downfield while being pursued by several Shrewsbury defenders

Worcester – The St. John’s High School Pioneers football team staged a late rally to come from behind and defeat their cross-town rivals, the Shrewsbury High School Colonials, by a score of 38-35 in a game played under the lights at Assumption College Oct. 7.

Grafton boys’ soccer ready to leave disappointing 2015 season-ending behind

October 7th, 2016

Grafton High boys’ varsity soccer senior captains (l to r) Freddy Zheng, Kyle Scanlon and Paul Plichon

Grafton – There would be no sugarcoating, sidestepping or denial in summing up the final contest for the Grafton High boys varsity soccer team in 2015. Players, coaches and supporters all concur that it was one big “ouch”.

Harrington to be honored by Knox Trail Scouts

October 7th, 2016

Joe Harrington (Photo/submitted by Knox Trail Council)

Westborough – Joe Harrington will be presented with the 2016 Westborough Good Scout Award Tuesday, Nov. 15, during the annual Good Scout Dinner at the DoubleTree Hotel in Westborough. Stephen Lavoie, district executive of the Knox Trail Boy Scouts Council of America, said that award recipients “… must carry the “Spirit of Scouting” into their adult lives. They are people who have been unselfish in their service to others on an individual and community basis.”

Bus driver injured in Shrewsbury accident

October 5th, 2016


Shrewsbury Police is investigating a 2 car motor vehicle accident which occurred at 3:16 pm today.

Local man helps fight to end breast cancer by wearing pink

October 5th, 2016


Marlborough – In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Kevin Boyle of Marlborough has waged war and his combat gear is pink. The owner of KB Lawns is among 26 community and business leaders throughout central Massachusetts participating in the Real Men Wear Pink fundraiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS).

Friends of the Grafton Elders to host fundraising luncheon

October 5th, 2016

Winnie Paul. Photo/submitted

Grafton – The late Winnie Paul, one of the founders of Friends of the Grafton Elders (FOGE, pronounced fou-gee), will be honored at a fundraising luncheon celebrating the group’s 35th birthday. Sixteen members of Paul’s family plan to attend the event, which will be held Sunday, Oct. 16, starting at 12 p.m., at Hunter’s Grille & Tap at the Grafton Inn, 25 Grafton Center.

Hudson-area families learn to cope with addiction, recovery

October 5th, 2016


Hudson – Erin Holmes travelled weekly from her Hudson home to Learn to Cope meetings in Worcester while her son Matthew struggled with heroin addiction and pursued recovery. A 2011 Hudson High School alum and Army veteran, Matthew relapsed after a long-term recovery and passed away at age 22 this past January.

Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation announces two new board members

October 4th, 2016


Westborough – Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation has announced the addition of a marketing firm executive and a nonprofit attorney to its board of directors. Joining the board is Peter Drakulich, CEO of DrivingUpSales, and Justin Silverman, a Westborough-based attorney who is also executive director of a regional nonprofit organization. In addition to Drakulich and Silverman, […]

Central One donates $20,000 to Shrewsbury High School athletics

October 4th, 2016

(l to r) Central One Assistant Vice President of Retail David Kaiser, Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Vice Principal P.J. O’Connell, Shrewsbury Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer, student athletes, SHS Athletics Director Jason Costa, and Central One Shrewsbury Branch Manager Joan Day
Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Shrewsbury – For the fourth year, Central One Federal Credit union has donated $20,000 to the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Athletic Department.

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