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‘Rockin for SuperTy’ concert to benefit pediatric oncology research

April 21st, 2014

Reuben Kaufman (center) of Westborough, is a member of "Eclipse."

Upton – Several young musicians will be performing a special benefit concert, “Rockin for SuperTy” to raise monies for pediatric oncology research Friday, April 25 from 7-9 p.m. at Nipmuc Regional High School. The show will be under the guidance of Upton music teacher, Bob Nicoll, and will feature two local youth rock bands, “Eclipse” [...]

Retiring educator continues sharing passion for musical theater

April 21st, 2014

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Completing a 35-year career in education, including 16 years as the Shrewsbury district director of music and drama, Bonnie Narcisi is retiring when this school year ends. But the final curtain hasn’t been drawn yet for her musical theater productions.

Hudson mystery writer publishes second book

April 21st, 2014

Gloria Goostray

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – “Empathy” is the second mystery novel written and self-published by Hudson resident Gloria Goostray, formerly of Marlborough. It’s available in paperback and Kindle editions at Amazon.com. Meanwhile, some local readers are getting autographed copies at the Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge 959, where the author attends the weekly bingo.

Goostray has been gladly accepting book orders and delivering them to her bingo buddies the following week.

“It makes me feel like a celebrity,” she said. “A lot of people bought copies. I could hardly carry the bag of books with me. They’re a great group at the Elks.”

St. Mary’s Credit Union promotes four employees

April 18th, 2014

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St. Mary’s Credit Union is pleased to announce four recent promotions of employees.

CMS, Inc.: Landscaping products for spring spruce-ups

April 18th, 2014

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Marlborough—After the harsh winter, homeowners may be glad to get outside, and CMS, Inc., can help with those lawn and garden projects. The Marlborough company offers a wide range of bulk landscaping materials, including topsoil, compost, and five varieties of bark mulch. Stone, crushed stone and gravel, in assorted colors and sizes, are also available.

Draught House Bar & Grill: New West Boylston spot features over 30 beers on tap

April 17th, 2014

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West Boylston—Last spring, the owners of The Manor decided their restaurant needed a new look, and they completely renovated both space and mood, creating a bright, casual restaurant with a focus on draft beers and good food.

Marlborough senior knits hearts together

April 16th, 2014


Marlborough – Judy Jewett, 71, has been teaching crochet at the Marlborough Senior Center for over 10 years. She also spearheads Hats for Our Friends, a project which was started in 2002 by the late Judy Borella intended to ensure that every child in Marlborough would be warm while waiting for the school bus in the morning.

Author Canale to sign copies of new children’s book at Tatnuck Bookseller

April 15th, 2014

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Westborough – Suzie Hearl Canale will be signing copies of her new children’s book, “Boston, You’re My Home!” at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, April 19, from 1-3 p.m. Caroline is a little girl struggling with the change of soon moving to her new home in Boston.  Concerned with the city’s size and the uncertainty of the [...]

Week of the Young Child celebrated at Next Generation Children’s Centers

April 14th, 2014

Tyler Wooldridge, Layla Paradise, Bennett Pontes and Christopher Kirejczyk enjoy the recycled music wall.

Marlborough – The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This year, Next Generation Children’s Centers planned a weeklong celebration April 7 to 11 to help bring extra attention to what they do.

“The purpose of the week is to bring public attention to the needs of the children and celebrate in a creative way to showcase that. We have 10 locations across Middlesex County. Each of us participated in exciting things throughout the week,” said Jen Smith, director of Next Generation Children’s Center in Marlborough.

DeLeo urges support for Gregoire

April 12th, 2014

Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Robert A. DeLeo urged supporters and fellow Democrats to support State Representative Danielle Gregoire's bid for re-election at her campaign kickoff held recently. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – State Representative Danielle Gregoire, D- Marlborough, hit the ground running as more than 175 supporters and Democratic office holders gathered at the Fish Restaurant in Marlborough April 3 for her official announcement that she plans to run for re-election in the Fourth Middlesex District.

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