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HPS runs three-week Portuguese language learning camp

July 27th, 2017

Hudson – Thirty Hudson students spent the first three weeks of their summer this year learning Portuguese in an intensive foreign language immersion camp. The camp, which cost roughly $60,000 to run, was funded entirely by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Fundraiser to benefit pediatric cancer patient

July 19th, 2017

Region – A fundraiser will be held on Monday, July 24 at the Crystal Room, 49 Cedar St., Milford, to benefit Leah Davis. At only 5 years old, Leah, a resident of Hopkinton and a student at Miss Tanya’s Woodland School in Westborough, is battling a second round of medulloblastoma (pediatric brain cancer). The fundraiser, […]

Assabet students strike gold at National SkillsUSA competition

July 17th, 2017

Region – Two drafting students at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, Mathew Marinelli and Cameron McLaughlin, from West Boylston and Northborough, respectively, ventured to Louisville, Ky., recently to compete at the national SkillsUSA competition in the field of additive manufacturing.

Shrewsbury Library’s summer reading program offers prizes for all ages

July 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is based on the statewide theme of “Build a Better World.”

Muradian supports passage of $40.2 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2018

July 13th, 2017

Grafton – State Representative David K. Muradian Jr. (R-Grafton), recently joined with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve a $40.2 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The budget passed on a vote of 140-9 July 7.

Representative Kane supports passage of $40.2 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2018

July 12th, 2017

Region – State Representative Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) joined with her colleagues in the House of Representatives July 7 to approve a $40.2 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2018.  The budget passed on a vote of 140-9 on July 7.

Shrewsbury High student commemorates her Native American ancestors through drawings   

July 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Olivia LeBlanc is a recent graduate of the Shrewsbury High School class of 2017. One of the talents that she demonstrated during her academic career was drawing. Throughout the course of her senior year, LeBlanc assembled a portfolio of Native American-themed work that focused on various aspects of their lifestyle, including clothing and animals that were part of their culture.

Two Assabet Valley students earn Eagle Scout Award

July 9th, 2017

Region – Two students from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School have earned their Eagle Scout awards.

Shark sightings at Peaslee School

July 9th, 2017

Northborough – The  Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) based in Chatham presented its educational program for Marguerite E. Peaslee School’s second- and third-graders June 2. The traveling program’s mission is to increase student awareness of the existence of  great white sharks in the Atlantic ocean, especially near Cape Cod.

Marlborough High School to welcome new assistant principal

July 9th, 2017

Marlborough – After a thorough search, Marlborough Public Schools announced the appointment of John Travers as the new assistant principal for Marlborough High School for the upcoming school year.

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