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Southborough man graduates from the Coast Guard Academy

June 15th, 2017

Scott receives commission from President Trump Southborough – Frederick M. Scott V (Rick) graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on May 17 with a Bachelor of Science degree in government with a concentration in public policy and law, and a commission as an ensign in the United States Coast Guard. Scott is now assigned to […]

Northborough Boy Scout Troop 101 celebrates 101st Eagle Scout

June 11th, 2017

Northborough – The dedication and many hours of service by Boy Scout Troop 101 over the years to the Northborough community can be seen and enjoyed all around town. The troop recently recognized its 101st Eagle Scout and also is in the preparation phase to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018.

Holocaust survivor speaks at Northborough middle school

June 7th, 2017

Northborough – The entire 8th grade class at the Robert E. Melican Middle School in Northborough sat hunched forward—almost breathless—during an assembly on May 17. It was Holocaust survivor Sam Weinreb (91) who held their attention.

For a full hour, over-and-over, Weinreb said to them, “I want you to know, I want you to know.”

With words and reflections, Westborough State Hospital patients remembered

May 29th, 2017

Westborough – On May 17, a beautiful, clear sunny Saturday morning, a ceremony was held at the Pine Grove Cemetery to honor the approximately 500 former patients of the Westborough State Hospital who are buried there.

From the late 1800s to the early 1900s, if a patient at the state hospital passed away without any family members to take care of their final arrangements, they would be buried in the Potter’s Field at the cemetery, with only a small numbered stone to mark their grave.

Tuft’s small animal hospital celebrates $10 million renovation

May 25th, 2017

Grafton – On April 20, groups of curious, enthusiastic supporters toured the newly renovated Henry & Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals, part of the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tuft University.

Central One makes major donation to Shrewsbury field project

May 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – As a room packed with supporters of the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) athletic department looked on, Dave L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Central One Federal Credit Union announced at the May 10 school committee meeting that the bank had decided to make a sponsorship gift of $750,000 to the SHS synthetic turf field project.

David Spade films in downtown Hudson

May 7th, 2017

Hudson – Residents and visitors lining Main Street sidewalks in downtown Hudson from May 1 to 3 weren’t necessarily there for flatbread pizza or uniquely-flavored ice cream. Many were watching the crew of Brandon’s Dads Productions shoot scenes featuring comic actor David Spade for a film with the working title “Who Do You Think Would Win?”

Award-winning Hudson native thrives in his musical journey

May 4th, 2017

Hudson – Hudson native Jason Paulino, now of Clinton, developed an interest in music as a child growing up in the 1980s. Concurrently, his relatives shared with him their admiration for the rock band Journey and its frontman Steve Perry. Now in his 10th year as lead vocalist of the Journey tribute band known as The Great Escape, Paulino and his bandmates were honored at the Worcester Music Awards presented April 12 at the Cove Music Hall.

Northborough resident returns from 10-day mission trip to Nicaragua

April 18th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough resident and member of Trinity Church Kathie Nichols was one of 10 members of a mission team that travelled to Nicaragua for 10 days in February. A Ministry of Sharing (AMOS): Health and Hope, based in the capital of Managua, hosted the group.

Northborough Fire Department recognized at State House ceremony

March 31st, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Fire Department Captain Robert Theve received recognition from the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services and its Statewide Advisory Council at a State House celebration March 22. The award was presented to those in the state who have been instrumental in providing opportunities to individuals to be fully accepted, engaged and active participants in all aspects of community life.

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