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Hundredth Town Chorus seeks female singers

December 8th, 2016

Region – The Hundredth Town Chorus (HTC) will begin its fall session Wednesday, Jan. 4, and is searching for new female singers to join. There is a need for new voices of all ages and in all parts. No auditions are required. Rehearsals run from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 E. Main St., Westborough. The chorus is not […]

‘The Nutcracker’ to be performed in Hudson with artists from Boston Ballet

December 8th, 2016

Sabi Varga. Photos/submitted

Hudson – Anaïs Chalendard and Sabi Varga, both professional dancers with Boston Ballet, will come to Hudson to perform as the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier in Symphony Pro Musica and MetroWest Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” Saturday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3:30 p.m., at Hudson High School, […]

Attorney offers tips for holiday stress

December 7th, 2016


Westborough – Westborough TV will present “Stress At the Holidays,” hosted by local attorney Carolyn Spring, during the month of December. The show is part of a monthly series, “Law for Your Life,” that Spring produces with Westborough TV. The December show features guests John Badenhausen, director of Westborough Youth and Family Services, and Mary […]

Shrewsbury’s Arts on the Green brings community together through music

December 7th, 2016


Shrewsbury – Arts on the Green offers members of Shrewsbury and neighboring communities an opportunity to enjoy music and cultural events. Throughout the year, there are a number of concerts and special programs like the International Drum Circle, the widely attended Caroling on the Common, featured pianists, vocalists and more.

VFW Post 1027 returns lighted flag to downtown Hudson

December 7th, 2016

The VFW Post 1027’s lighted American flag is once again displayed above the Gold Star Monument at Cox Square in downtown Hudson. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – A familiar site during the holiday season for multiple generations of Hudson residents and visitors returned downtown after an absence last year. In time for Thanksgiving and before the 14th annual Hudson Downtown Holiday Stroll, several VFW Post 1027 members hung its lighted American flag above the Gold Star Mothers Monument at Cox Square.

Juniorettes help make holidays happy

December 6th, 2016

Members of the Juniorettes gathered recently at the home of Katherine Hennessy, a member of the Marlborough Junior Woman's club, and made side-tied blankets to be donated to Marlborough Hospital. Attending were (front row, l to r) Claire Cargill, secretary; Casey Sibole, vice president; Victoria Brietenfeld, treasurer; Emma Hennessy, Aline Keledjian, Grace Becker and Lilly Gill; (Back row, l to r) Krista Fillion, Kayla Munroe, Nicole Gately, Alicia Bibi, Caitlyn Geary, Josie Ouellette, Tess Leduc and Molly Farrell, president. Photo/Submitted

Marlborough – A group of local girls, ages 12-18, are busy creating fabric wreaths and collecting toys for the annual Toys for Tots drive for holiday giving in the city. They are members of the Juniorettes, a new program that offers fun, friendship, and service to intelligent, enthusiastic, talented young adults committed to community service and self-development.

‘Chief Joseph’ embodies spirit of giving

December 6th, 2016


Shrewsbury – According to Ellen Dolan, director of the Shrewsbury Public Library, Robert “Chief Joseph” Terkanian is one of the most generous and humble people she knows. Terkanian has just put the finishing touches on the landscaping, sculpture and art he donated to the newly renovated and expanded library building and grounds.

Downtown Hudson expands 14th annual Holiday Stroll

December 5th, 2016


Hudson – Over 30 businesses and nonprofit organizations extended season’s greetings Dec. 3 at the 14th annual Hudson Downtown Holiday Stroll. Some new businesses joined established mainstays to geographically expand this year’s celebration.

Traffic hazard in Shrewsbury

December 3rd, 2016


Shrewsbury – Reports of turkeys strutting near the intersection of Main Street and Route 140 in downtown Shrewsbury started in mid-summer. Four tom turkeys have decided that crossing Main Street is their prerogative.

Brain injury survivor finds a place that feels like home

December 3rd, 2016

(l to r) Jim Lyman Jr., Tress Ricker and Ann Coney

Westborough – Ten years ago, early in the morning, Jim Lyman Jr., now 50, needed help. He called his mother Janet, who heard his slurred speech, hung up and dialed 911. Lyman, in the meantime, made his way down a narrow staircase to the front door of his house in Marlborough. In the midst of a massive stroke, he had enough awareness to know that he did not want to be carried down. He weighed 350 pounds.

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