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Businesses and officials prepare for Lakeway Commons Grand Opening Oct. 21

October 10th, 2017

Spag’s memorial plaque to also be unveiled  Shrewsbury – Grossman Development Group (GDG) and UniBank are inviting the public to attend the Lakeway Commons Grand Opening Saturday, Oct. 21 from 3:30 – 8 p.m. The special event will be held at the newly redeveloped plaza located at the site of the former Spag’s store at […]

SHS initiative raises $5,000 for Houston students

October 5th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Members of Shrewsbury High School’s senior class recently organized a fundraising effort at the school for those affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Students and administrators raised an amazing $5,000 that will be sent to the Houston Independent School District.

21st annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival draws thousands to town

September 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Thousands of Shrewsbury residents, as well as visitors from out of town, enjoyed attending the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Town Expo, held at the Oak Middle School Sept. 23.

With the overcast skies turning hot and sunny by mid-morning, attendees enjoyed meeting with 100 exhibitors representing town, civic, educational and religious organizations and the business community.

New and traditional events highlight weekend of fun as Northborough celebrates Applefest 2017

September 18th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – The town of Northborough’s residents as well as guests from near and far  attended a number of events Sept. 14-17 during the town’s annual Applefest celebration. The events on Sept. 14 were geared to youngsters as the Girl Scouts hosted their annual family dinner. Later that evening a […]

Westborough celebrates 300th anniversary in ‘grande’ style

September 11th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Photos/Dakota Antelman, Levi Howard and Bonnie Adams Video/Dakota Antelman Westborough – Hundreds of residents lined the streets of Westborough on a bright and warm Sunday, Sept. 10, to cheer for those marching in what was truly a “grande” parade as the town celebrated its 300th anniversary. Over 140 units representing […]

Third Overdose Awareness Vigil gathers crowd in downtown Marlborough

September 1st, 2017

Marlborough – The third International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil at the Walker Building in Marlborough ended on Aug. 31 with hundreds of attendees raising memorial candles into the sky as the voice of Godsmack’s Sully Erna echoed down Main Street.

This year’s was the biggest event yet for organizer and advocate Kathy Leonard of Marlborough. Several hundred attendees came from across Central Massachusetts to hear more than an hour of speeches and a musical performance by Erna. Leonard organized the event to remember those lost to the opioid epidemic and destigmatize addiction.

Westborough 6-year-old excels in young golf career

August 9th, 2017

Westborough – Soon-to-be 7-year-old Triston Krumsiek got his first set of plastic golf clubs for his second birthday. In the five years since then, he has upgraded to metal clubs, begun playing on full-sized courses, and joined a competitive regional golf “tour.”

Learning the game of golf faster than many adults, Triston has impressed his parents and other golf mentors alike. While his parents said they do not want to push him to play a sport he does not want to play, Triston himself said he is excited about golf and the success he has had in his young golf career.

Northborough American Legion hopes restored tank builds community

August 4th, 2017

Northborough – Gisele Giordano, the manager, function coordinator and treasurer for the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough, has always kept an eye on the hall’s Cold War-era tank from her second-floor office window. Recently, however, thanks to an extensive restoration, she has also watched it gather a steady stream of visitors and invigorate the legion’s community.

The tank came to Northborough in 1995, the same year the U.S. military officially demilitarized it. In the decades that followed, the town’s harsh weather stripped parts of its paint and caused streaks of rust to drip down its sides.

Shrewsbury family shares their love of books with others through their ‘Little Library’

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Siebels family, who live on School Street in Shrewsbury, moved to town about two years ago. Like many who are new to town, they wanted to connect with their neighbors and their new community and they found a really interesting way to achieve this while sharing their love of reading. They built their own Little Library that sits in their front lawn near the road.

Boston 25 News Zip Trip highlights the best of Marlborough

July 14th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Marlborough – Hundreds of residents of all ages gathered on an unseasonably chilly morning July 14 at Ward Park as television station Boston 25 News broadcast from the city as part of its popular summer series, Zip Trips. Each Friday during the summer months, the station’s anchors and other on […]

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