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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.

Algonquin senior receives Art Guild award

June 14th, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Art Guild announced that the Al Howard Memorial Award was awarded to Meghan Clarke, a graduating senior at Algonquin Regional High School. Meghan will be attending Champlain College in Burlington, Vt., majoring in graphic design and minoring in psychology.

Corridor Nine partners with Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

June 14th, 2016

(l t r) Students Chris Boutwell and Lily Plummer with Deb Harper, design and visual lead teacher at Assabet, with a poster they created with photos from the photo shoot.

Marlborough – There so many positive things that are the result of a working partnership. Mentoring, support, growth, cooperation and more occur when the people involved truly believe in what they are dong and work together to achieve a common goal.

Grads celebrate ‘Wild, Wild Westborough’

June 10th, 2016

Sneakers does a “meet and greet”.

Westborough – After Westborough High School’s graduation ceremony June 4, the new grads celebrated with a special all-night party held at Teamworks in Northborough. The event, Project Graduation, is organized by parents and others who aim to provide a fun way for the students to celebrate without alcohol and chemicals.

Princesses help to raise $7,000 for Northborough Education Foundation

June 8th, 2016

Rapunzel meets the little princesses in attendance at the Northborough Education Foundation’s Mother/Daughter tea.

Northborough – Moms and grandmothers joined 104 little princesses for a sold-out tea party sponsored by the Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) May 7 at Algonquin Regional High School. The annual event is one of the biggest fundraisers for NEF and raised $7,000. Entertainment included performances by two dance teams from Diane Cournoyer Dance Center and […]

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