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Westborough Woman’s club honors longtime member

September 30th, 2016

Janet Harvey (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough –The Westborough Woman’s Club honored Janet Harvey at its Sept. 13 meeting for her 67 years of membership in the club. Now entering its 100th year anniversary, the club is open to all women who are at least 18 years of age and who have an interest in contributing to the betterment of the […]

Kids enjoy ‘Touch a Truck’ event 

September 28th, 2016

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Region – Auburn Mall hosted the third annual Touch a Truck Sept. 17, a community event that benefited the Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. Memorial Fund and Simon Youth Foundation. Truck enthusiasts of all ages were able to get up-close looks at vehicles including an Auburn Police Cruiser, Auburn Fire Truck, Dirty Girl Disposal Dump Truck, […]

Winter gear drive begins in Northborough

September 28th, 2016

Northborough – Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc., (NHHA) will be collecting new and gently used winter coats, snow pants and boots through early November to benefit Northborough families in need. Collection bins will be located at Lincoln Street School, Marguerite E. Peaslee School, Fannie E. Proctor School, Marion E. Zeh School, and Melican Middle School; […]

Lauren Baker to be guest at chambers’ joint meeting

September 27th, 2016

Lauren Schadt Baker
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Region – Lauren Schadt Baker, first lady of Massachusetts and the wife of Gov. Charlie Baker will be the special guest at a joint meeting between the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Females Forward (BFF) group and Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Oct.  4 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Marlborough, 75 […]

Westborough Cultural Council hosts arts festival for all ages

September 26th, 2016

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Westborough – Ideal autumn weather Sept. 24 contributed to a successful eighth annual Arts in Common presented by the Westborough Cultural Council at the Bay State Green. Throughout the six-hour arts festival, 20 acts of all ages performed music, dance, theater and comedy on two stages. About two dozen artisans displayed and sold handcrafted items while nonprofit organizations shared information.

Assabet Valley High’s Epicurean Restaurant now open for season

September 25th, 2016

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Region – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s restaurant, the Epicurean Room, is now open for the season. The regular schedule will be Wednesdays through Fridays, from 11 a.m. – 12:45 pm, with an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch each Thursday for just $9 per person, which includes salad bar, soup, a variety of meats, vegetables and […]

Library super hero

September 23rd, 2016

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Westborough – Anita Cellucci, a librarian at Westborough High School, was recently selected as one of three 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award finalists by the School Library Journal and Scholastic, Inc. This award honors kindergarten to 12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st-century tools to engage students […]

Race honors legacy of local business owner

September 22nd, 2016

Mary Beth Benison
Photo/Cathleen Trainor

Northborough – Local residents may remember Mary Beth Benison as the original owner of CocoBeni Confections, but many may not know how courageous, caring, and inspiring she was as well. After 15 years of health challenges and being diagnosed in 2014 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and mesothelioma, two terminal illnesses, she passed away on May 3, 2015. Earlier this year, her youngest sister Katie Benison-Camell helped to establish The Mary Beth Benison Foundation, a nonprofit organization to continue Benison’s legacy of kindness, love and compassion.

Marlborough field hockey off to strong start

September 21st, 2016

Marlborough varsity field hockey senior co-captains (l to r) Catie Glennon, Jill Petrie and Katie Buroni. Photo/John Orrell

Marlborough – Post-game celebrations in sports can occur in wide-ranging ways. They often include lots of high-fives, team hugs, photos with championship banners and in some cases can be more extreme with Gatorade dousing, synchronized victory dances and more.

Shrewsbury artist is a late bloomer

September 21st, 2016

Artist Joel Engelhardt with several of his pieces of art work.

Shrewsbury – “I was 72 when I started, and I love what I’m doing now,” said Shrewsbury native and artist Joel Engelhardt, who is now 75.

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