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The Westborough Education Foundation awards two $500 scholarships

July 7th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) announced the recipients of the 2017 WEF scholarships: Westborough High School graduates Grace Cheng and Connor Schoen.

Northborough Rotary awards scholarships

July 6th, 2017

Northborough – The Rotary club of Northborough presented seven $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at the weekly Rotary luncheon June 13.

Westborough High students nominated for theater award

July 5th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough High School (WHS) students Helena Spofford and Abigail Hammond (both rising juniors) and recent graduate, Caroline Grady, were recently nominated by the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild for MET Awards in the category of Best Specialty Ensemble for their roles as the Apple Trees and Jitterbug Dancers in WHS’s musical production of “Wizard of Oz.”

Masonic Angel fund helps needy children

June 28th, 2017

Marlborough – Children who need a pair of glasses, a coat, warm gloves, field trip fees, minor health services or other types of assistance are finding their needs met by the Masonic Angel Foundation, sponsored by the United Brethren Lodge of Marlborough.

Snell wins South Street Diner scholarship

June 27th, 2017

Westborough — Before leaving Westborough for college, recent Westborough High School graduate Hannah Snell made a special trip to her favorite restaurant in town – South Street Diner. However, rather than coming for food, Snell came to collect a check.

Snell won this year’s South Street Diner scholarship after outgoing owners Phyllis Keene and Mark Sullivan selected her essay as the best they received. The annual contest asks applicants to write an essay describing what the diner means to them.

Students honored by Marlborough chamber

June 27th, 2017

Marlborough – Local students were honored with scholarships from the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) in a ceremony held at the Wayside Athletic Club June 8.

Westborough student wins national ‘You Be the Chemist’ Challenge

June 25th, 2017

Westborough – Eighth-grader Ananthan Sadagopan from Westborough won the title of national “You Be the Chemist Challenge” champion June 19 by correctly answering science and chemistry-related questions throughout a grueling day-long 11 rounds of academic competition in Arlington, Va..

Sherwood Middle School extended day students collect new bags for kids in foster care

June 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Fifth- and sixth-grade students from Sherwood Middle School’s extended day program have been collecting new bags such as backpacks, small suitcases and duffle bags since June 1. They plan to donate them to kids in the foster care system. 

Grafton students receive scholarships

June 25th, 2017

Grafton – The Grafton Police Association recently announced the 2017 recipients of the Walter Kuras Memorial Scholarship and the Henry McNamara Memorial Scholarship.

Five Marlborough students receive city scholarships

June 25th, 2017

Marlborough – For the 21st year, local students have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the city.

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