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Marlborough Library Trustees announce scholarship winners

June 23rd, 2016

(l to r) Trustees Rustin Kyle, Bill Brewin, Janice Merk, Ray Johnson and Ray Hale.
Students pictured are Jennie O’Leary and Greta Johnson. Not pictured is Aman Sawhney. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – The Trustees of the Marlborough Public Library presented their 2016 scholarship awards to three Marlborough students: Greta Johnson, Jennie O’Leary and Aman Sawhney. Rustin Kyle, board chair, congratulated each student on receiving a $500 scholarship. All applicants wrote an essay about a book that changed their life or perception of the world. “The […]

Immaculate Conception School takes the reading challenge

June 23rd, 2016

Students reading as part of the 40 Book Challenge (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – This past year, grades 3 – 8 at the Immaculate Conception School in Marlborough participated in the 40 Book Challenge with amazing results. Both Grades 6 and 7 reached 150 percent of their expected academic growth, per the standardized testing results. Grade 8 surpassed that incredible benchmark by reaching 200 percent of their […]

Local students participate in Business Professionals national conference

June 23rd, 2016

Attending the 2016 National Conference for the Business Professionals of America (BPA) in Boston were former Marlborough advisors (l to r) Donald Landers, Mary Egan, Joan Ledoux and Judy Ludgate. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Several Marlborough students were among the 6,000 attending the National Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) held May 5-9 in Boston. They participated in the opening ceremony at the Hynes Auditorium, competitive events, a concert and fireworks at Fenway Park, and the award ceremony. Accompanying the group were Marlborough High School Chapter Advisor Jayne Haley and Sharon Mattingly.

Marlborough High School scholarship celebrates 10th anniversary

June 23rd, 2016

Self-portrait by Eric Siwko Jr.

Marlborough – There is heartfelt meaning behind the Eric I. Siwko Jr. Scholarship, given in his memory by his parents, Jane and Eric Siwko Sr., to graduating students from Marlborough High School (MHS). This scholarship is about to celebrate its 10th anniversary. At the MHS graduation, there will be three awards — two for $1,000 and one for $500 — to graduates “who plan on continuing [their] education in the field of art or drama.”

Westborough Democrats award scholarship in memory of Paul Salvadore

June 16th, 2016

Dan Moon, Betty Salvadore and Kate Donaghue (Photo/submitted)

Westborough – The Westborough Democratic Town Committee awarded their annual scholarship in memory of Paul Salvadore at their May meeting. Salvadore, a longtime member of the Democratic Committee, passed away in October of 2015. He was a life member of the committee and had served as its chair. The recipient of the scholarship is Dan […]

Marlborough Regional Chamber awards scholarships

June 16th, 2016

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) has awarded four $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from local high schools. Winners of the 2016 Scholarships are Michael MacCormak from Marlborough High School, who will be attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Trevor Currin of Hudson High School, who will attend Nichols College; Katrina Pusateri of Assabet […]

Shrewsbury High School seniors enjoy a day at Dean Park

June 15th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – It’s all about the organization. Running like clockwork, buses transported over 300 effervescent young people from one end of Shrewsbury to Dean Park May 27 for the Class of 2016 Senior Picnic. Andrea Loiseau, mother of senior Jaclyn Loiseau, served as the coordinator and more than 20 parents worked to keep things moving smoothly the day of the picnic.

Polanowicz family celebrates two graduations

June 15th, 2016

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Northborough – John and Kathleen Polanowicz of Northborough have announced that they are celebrating the recent graduations of their two children, Emily and Daniel.

Emily was awarded a bachelor of arts in applied psychology and human development with a minor in environmental studies at the 140th Commencement of Boston College May 23.

Belmonte graduates from Princeton

June 15th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Curtis Belmonte, the son of Robin and Bob Belmonte of Shrewsbury, graduated May 31 with high honors (magna cum laude) from Princeton University, earning a bachelor of science in engineering in computer science. He will be working as a software engineer at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., starting in July.

Area graduates awarded scholarships at barbecue

June 15th, 2016

(l to r) Susanne Morreale Leeber, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) president and CEO, joins scholarship recipients Katrina Pusateri, Trevor Currin, Michael MacCormak and John Hulton with Darren McLaughlin, Marlborough Regional Community Foundation president.

Marlborough – On a cool, breezy June 9, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce members met with college-bound students for the annual Scholarship Evening at Wayside Athletic Club. The presentation was emceed by Darren McLaughlin, general manager of Wayside, president of Marlborough Regional Community Foundation (MRCF), and chair of MRCC Scholarship and School to Business committees.

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