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We lost a member of our Community Advocate family yesterday when 23 year old Christopher Weigl was hit and killed as he rode his bicycle on Commonwealth Avenue. Chris, who grew up in Southborough, was pursuing a master’s degree in photojournalism at Boston University but to be honest, that degree wasn’t even necessary. Chris already [...]
Westborough – “I wish a Vietnam veteran could walk beside me when I come through an airport in uniform and people thank me for my service,” U.S. Air Force Col. Brent French, of Westborough, said. “They never got the recognition for their sacrifices as we do today.
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services, Inc. (SYFS) is now accepting nominations through Nov. 30 for the Outstanding Youth of Shrewsbury Award. The award recognizes teens, who reside in the town of Shrewsbury, who have shown an exceptional commitment to volunteering in their community for the good of others. The recipient is a role [...]
Westborough – Westborough Youth and Family Services (WYFS) and the Rotary Club of Westborough are committed to helping local residents in need. But come December, that mission takes on an extra dimension – ensuring that all parents or caretakers are able to provide their children with a few special holiday gifts.
Since 2004, the groups have sponsored a free Holiday Gift Shop for families who are struggling perhaps with their finances or a medical crisis. All of the gifts are donated courtesy of generous residents, businesses and organizations. The shop, located in the auditorium in the Forbes Municipal Building, 4 West Main St., is open by appointment only and all visits are confidential.
Northborough – Sometimes, it is nice to reflect. Especially when you can reflect on 23 years of steering the ship for the Algonquin football team.
Dick Walsh first started coaching at the high school in Northborough in 1957, when it was known as “Northborough High School.”
Shrewsbury – Thanksgiving morning at the O’Connor home always began with time outdoors, according to Jane O’Connor Lizotte. “Dad would get up on Thanksgiving Day and say ‘Who wants to join me for fresh air?’” Jane said. “We’d play football and games with the family, and attend football games at St. John’s and Shrewsbury High School.”
Shrewsbury – To say Shehzad and Catherine Rajwani are busy would be an understatement. The Shrewsbury couple are parents to twins, Sam and Lucy, as well as attorneys at the Northborough practice The Harbor Law Group, which was founded by Catherine’s mother, Mary Casey, in 1997. Catherine is an intellectual property lawyer and a registered patent attorney. Shehzad practices in the areas of employment law and business litigation.
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services, Inc. (SYFS) is pleased to announce the 2013 Harry S. Cutting, Jr. Award recipient is Robert Paul Jacques. This recognition honors those who embody the spirit of giving, service and support for the Shrewsbury community. SYFS established the award in 1990 to honor one of the agency’s founders [...]
Region – Here’s information to help you ride out the rest of the storm and beyond.
Region – Although it is still not 100 percent certain how Hurricane Sandy will affect New England, local and government officials are not taking any chances as they set plans in place to deal with what many are calling “Frankenstorm.”
Last year’s two storms – Hurricane Irene in August and the October nor’easter – left much of the state dealing with prolonged power outages, downed trees and wires. Governor Deval Patrick and his administration are doing their best, they said, to ensure that does not happen again this time.