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Frightfully fun haunted house benefits Center Stage

October 28th, 2015

Gathered at a haunted house fundraiser for the Center Stage Theater Company are the event committee members (l to r) Heidi Mannarino, Christine Schmitt, Tim Hodgdon and Sara Goodman, all seniors. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Westborough – Students of the Center Stage Theater Company transformed the Westborough High School (WHS) auditorium into an abandoned haunted house Oct. 16. Throughout the evening, a group of creepy characters eerily emerged from dark crevices when guests arrived and donated a $5 admission. Proceeds from the first-time fundraiser will go toward future production costs. The theater company produces three mainstage shows each school year, as well as a series of smaller events.

Renowned master illusionist to perform at Algonquin

October 26th, 2015

Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School’s DECA Chapter is will host master illusionist Lyn Dillies Friday, Nov. 13, in the school’s JFK Auditorium, 79 Bartlett St., Northborough, at 7 p.m.

Dillies, Parent’s Choice and Merlin award winner, is America’s premier female illusionist for an undeniable reason: her captivating stage show is one for the ages – all ages, in fact. Infusing all the spectacle and flash of Las Vegas into an enchanting, family-friendly event, Lyn’s spellbinding illusions put standing-room-only audiences on the edge of their seats and in the palm of her hand.

Hudson children ‘Learn Not to Burn’

October 25th, 2015

Children at the First Steps Learning Center in Hudson with teachers and firefighter Rich Hubert. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Children at the First Steps Learning Center spent the morning Oct. 8 learning fire safety tips from Hudson firefighter Rich Hubert and Laurie Santarpio and Sara Anderson of the South Middlesex Chapter of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women (MAIW). The “Learn Not to Burn” presentation focused on escape plans, avoiding smoke, “stop, […]

Young Bruins fan rewarded for reading

October 25th, 2015

Krish Satishkumar (l) with Katrina Ireland, children's librarian at the Northborough Free Library. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – Krish Satishkumar, a 10-year-old student at the Marion E. Zeh School, loves to read. The avid sports fan also loves the Boston Bruins. Those two passions came together for him in a happy way when he found out his prize for participating in a state-wide public library reading […]

Fay School to host Halloween party

October 25th, 2015

Southborough – Join Fay School for a special “Saturdays at Fay” on the morning of Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, from 10-11 a.m. for a party featuring children’s musician, Stacey Peasley. Wear your costume and join Stacey for singing, dancing, and a Halloween celebration. Saturdays at Fay is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed […]

Hudson High inducts 13 new art honor society students

October 23rd, 2015

Gathered at an induction ceremony of the National Art Honor Society at Hudson High School are (back, l to r) Alicia Collins, Kyle Fontes, Spencer Rendano,  Megan Sodano, Jillian Giorgio, Madison Peck, Julie Burgess, (front, l to r) Cassandra Moran, Abby Longtime, Brian Matthews, Samantha Johnson, Nicole Tummino, and Brittany Phillipo.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – An induction ceremony of the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) at Hudson High School (HHS) welcomed 13 new members Oct. 15. To be eligible for membership, students in grades 10 to 12 must have completed at least two semesters of art with an “A” grade point average, […]

Hudson High presents musical “Honk!”

October 22nd, 2015

Scott Kall, Jeffrey Benoit, Kelson Knox, Pat Fortuna, George Sachs-Walot and Nayiri Bekiarian in “Honk!” (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Hudson High School, 69 Brigham St., will present the fall musical “Honk!” based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “Ugly Duckling,” Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5-7, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m. Following the classic plot outline, Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers. The other […]

St. John’s High School celebrates dedication of Founders Hall

October 22nd, 2015

Founders Hall, the newest addition to St. John’s campus. (Photo/courtesy Emily White, St. John’s High School)

Shrewsbury – In 1894, four Xaverian Brothers arrived at Worcester’s Union Station. Brothers Anthony, Calasanctius, Hugh and Robert stepped off of a steam locomotive and into the prestigious history of St. John’s High School. The brothers, who founded the Catholic all-boys high school that was located on Temple Street from 1898-1962, are the “founders” in Founders Hall, the school’s newest building. On Oct. 2, faculty, students, alumni and benefactors joined Bishop Robert McManus, the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester, and local clergy to celebrate the dedication of this new three-story, 48,000-square-foot facility that welcomes a new chapter in the school’s history.

Shrewsbury Education Foundation hosts annual Trivia Night

October 22nd, 2015

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will hold its annual Trivia Night Friday, Nov. 13, at the Knights of Columbus, 206 S. Quinsigamond Ave. Registration and “Happy Half Hour” will begin at 6:30 p.m. with game beginning at 7 p.m. Teams of four will answer 10 rounds of 10 questions on a variety of […]

Westborough High School Interact Club gives back

October 22nd, 2015

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Westborough – Westborough High School (WHS) seniors Anna Gimilaro and Brittany Chapin are presidents of the school’s Interact Club. The club, which is part of Rotary International – the world’s first service club organization – offers students opportunities to develop leadership skills while learning responsibility and the importance of serving others.

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