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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.

Westborough High School holds homecoming festival

October 20th, 2015

Manraj Bimrah, junior, student council chair and raffle and silent auction coordinator; Greg Cervenak,  senior, student council executive board and fundraising; varsity cheerleaders Rosie Kirakosyan, freshman, and Cassie Shannon, sophomore; and Greg Rota, student council advisor

Westborough – The Westborough High School (WHS) Student Council held its annual homecoming festival Oct. 17, at the school. Students groups hosted activities, food, arts and crafts, concessions, a silent auction and booths.

Assabet Valley Epicurean Restaurant reopening

October 18th, 2015

Senior Nick Stukonis of Hudson and instructor Jess Bengtson prepare for the reopening of Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s Epicurean Restaurant.

Marlborough – After a busy summer of renovation, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School will reopen the Epicurean Restaurant with an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet Thursday, Oct. 15. There are many beautiful new additions, but the cost for a full meal, including coffee and dessert, remains $8.75. A new feature will be the Epi Express, featuring […]

Shrewsbury High performing arts students to stage ‘Picnic’

October 17th, 2015

Shrewsbury High School performing arts students Jeremy Lambert and Michaela Kelly rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of “Picnic.”


Shrewsbury – Rehearsals are underway for the fall play of the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) performing arts department. A cast consisting of 11 students in grades nine through 12 will present “Picnic” by William Inge, which won a Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1953. Directing the play is Jennifer Micarelli-Webb, a teacher in the performing arts department.

‘Marlborough Reads’ encourages literacy in the city

October 15th, 2015

Marlborough – Marlborough Public Schools and the Marlborough Public Library has announced its program “Marlborough Reads: One City, One Book,” a grant-funded project designed to bring diverse populations and cultures together in book-related activities that not only encourage literacy and the love of reading but also expose the Marlborough community to its many resources. Beginning […]

Friendship bench dedicated to Farley School teacher

October 15th, 2015

(l to r) Farley Elementary Assistant Principal Rachel Scanlon, Hudson Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jodi L. Fortuna, and Farley School Principal Melissa A. Provost with the newly installed Friendship Bench.

Hudson – On Sept. 18, the C.A. Farley Elementary School held a ceremony to pay tribute to former school paraprofessional Lisette Barberio by dedicating a new Friendship Bench in her memory. The idea of installing a Friendship Bench at Farley Elementary was proposed by Farley Home and School Association President Jenni Concannon. The bench was […]

Shrewsbury Education Foundation hosts annual Trivia Night

October 15th, 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 […]

Algonquin Class of 1975 to celebrate 40th reunion

October 15th, 2015

Algonquin Regional High School Class of 1975. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough/Southborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Class of 1975 will celebrate its 40th reunion Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road, Marlborough. The class motto “Pathways” was featured at the 20th reunion and will be echoed for this evening of fun and friendship. There […]

Assabet Valley’s Epicurean Restaurant re-opening

October 13th, 2015

Senior Nick Stukonis, Hudson, sells some ready-made sandwiches and homemade potato chips as instructor Jess Bengtson scoops homemade granola into containers. 

Marlborough – After a busy summer of renovations, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s Epicurean Restaurant is once again open to the public. There are many new additions, but the cost for a full meal, including coffee and dessert, remains at $8.75. Normal hours will be Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the first Wednesday of each month will be the ever popular All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet. Reservations are encouraged as the restaurant often fills, particularly on buffet day. Call 508-485-9430, ext. 1119.

Third annual Run for the Rainforest 5K at Hudson High School

October 6th, 2015

Hudson High School student Hannah Carroll helps Peruvian children during last year’s trip to the Amazon Rainforest. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – On Saturday, Oct. 17, Hudson High School (HHS) Peru Crew 2016 students will host the third annual Run for the Rainforest 5K to raise money for the group’s trip to the Peruvian Amazon in April 2016. Funds raised will support Peru Crew’s charities, including the Suitcase Project, bringing needed school, medical, sport and […]

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