August 20th, 2016
Westborough – Toward the end of the school year, the residents at The Highlands Gracious Retirement Living had begun to familiarize themselves with a new and energetic presence. They had someone to help with technology, oversee activities and even encourage physical activity with a lot of laughter.
August 20th, 2016
Marlborough-The cultural exchange between Marlborough and Akiruno, Japan moved forward and continued to flourish as students, educators and host families were welcomed by Mayor Arthur Vigeant and the City Council at the council’s July 25th meeting. The traditional exchange of gifts took place as introductions were made and hospitality warmly extended.
August 16th, 2016
Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,000 to the Westborough Education Foundation. This donation is to help fund grant requests from teachers. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.
August 11th, 2016
Region – Second Lieutenant Caitlin E. Bonner of Dripping Springs, Texas graduated from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. June 2. She completed a bachelor of science degree in management receiving a distinguished management major award for performing in the top 10 percent of her academic major. In addition, Bonner has been […]
August 11th, 2016
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Woman’s Club recently presented a $1,000 scholarship during its annual meeting and luncheon at Wachusett Country Club May 6 to Reno V. Nolli, of Shrewsbury and his parents, Reno and Christine Nolli. Reno is a graduate of St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury and will attend Loyola University Maryland to study […]
August 8th, 2016
Region – Close to 700 families with school-age children in the Metrowest/I-495 area will receive backpacks filled with school supplies through the United Way of Tri-County’s Tools for School program.
For 22 years, the United Way of Tri-County has been bringing together local businesses, faith organizations, and individuals to hold supply drives and sponsor children with a backpack and school supplies for their first day back to school.
August 7th, 2016
Grafton – Winifred Kennedy, a Grafton High School graduate, class of 2016, has been named as the recipient of the Grafton Chronicle Project scholarship. Jayne Carroll Wilson and Joe Kuras, the coauthors of the recently published book, “From Wilderness to the Information Age: A Grafton Chronicle,” presented the scholarship to Kennedy. Their book, the authors […]
August 4th, 2016
Shrewsbury – Ben Balmforth, a 2016 graduate of Shrewsbury High School, will have quite a different packing list than other recent high school graduates who are preparing to go to college. In August, Balmforth will depart to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the capital city of […]
August 2nd, 2016
Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to St. Bernadette School in Northborough. This donation is to help assist with financial aid. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.
July 29th, 2016
Hudson – This year’s last day of school was extraordinary for Elaine McKenna of Hudson. On the same day that she retired after serving as school nurse for 20 years at J. L. Mulready Elementary School, McKenna was also recognized as an Unsung Heroine during a ceremony at the Massachusetts Statehouse.