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Westborough teacher and coach wins Pathfinder Award

July 24th, 2014


Westborough/Grafton – It’s not often you’ll find someone halfway through their career with as many accolades as Grafton resident Roger Anderson; however, the Westborough coach and educator’s philosophy is a credit to his success and that of his students and athletes.

Checkerboards Restaurant & Bar offers wide variety of dining choices

July 24th, 2014

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Hudson – As the co-owner of Checkerboards Restaurant & Bar for 23 years, Chris Tsiros knows how competitive the restaurant business can be. But while many other establishments have come and gone over the years, Checkerboards has not only succeeded but has actually thrived, enough so that the business has gone through two expansions, including a major one last year.

Performance helps show kids science can be fun

July 24th, 2014

Brooks is instructed by Shoshana when to stop pouring in the bubbles during the  Sciencetellers performance at the Westborough Public Library.
Photo/Gregory Arnold

Westborough – The Sciencetellers visited the Westborough Public Library July 21 to perform their show, “Dragons & Dreams: The Science of Fire & Ice.”

The New Jersey- based group visits children in schools, libraries, festivals and other gatherings to present an interactive show featuring storytelling, comedy, and science experiments.

Marlborough garden tour features Girl Scouts’ Silver Award project

July 24th, 2014

Sara Peltier and Ashley LeConti, members of Girl Scout Troop 72843

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – When the Marlborough Public Library presented a garden tour July 20, guests visited several spots including Jaworek Elementary School. That’s where Girl Scout Troop 72843 members Ashley LeConti and Sara Peltier created a vegetable patch as their Silver Award project. The garden’s harvest will be donated to the Marlborough Community Cupboard.

Welcome to the world, Charlie!

July 22nd, 2014

Charlie Sullivan

Westborough – Adria and Tyler Sullivan are happy to announce the birth of their son, Charlie, on July 2, 2014. Charlie’s proud grandparents are Carol and Andy Bahr, of Jericho, Vt. and Phyllis Keene and Mark Sullivan, the proprietors of the South Street Diner. The diner held a contest to guess what Charlie’s weight would [...]

Southborough library holds ‘Truck Day’

July 21st, 2014

Nick, 3, pretends to drive a truck at the Southborough Public Library’s “Truck Day”.

Southborough – The Southborough Public Library held “Truck Day” July 17.

Children were able to climb up into and learn about a variety of trucks. The Southborough Fire Department brought over an ambulance and a ladder truck, which were hits among the kids. Ted’s Trucking in Southborough had a wrecker for kids to climb up into. A front loader was also on site for the kids’ enjoyment.

‘Here a chick, there a chick’

July 21st, 2014

Allison, 6, feels the texture of a chicken’s foot at the Marlborough Public Library.
Photo/Gregory Arnold

Marlborough – The Farm School, located in Athol, visited the Marlborough Public Library July 10 to teach kids about chickens.

Mark’s Moving & Storage: Westborough company specializes in a variety of moving services

July 18th, 2014

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Westborough – In 1979, Mark Silverman, a student at Northeastern University, used his credit card to buy a used truck and moved furniture to earn money during college. That student venture turned into a business that’s been successful for the past 35 years.

Quenching a thirst

July 17th, 2014


Northborough – Bill Benoit of Shrewsbury waters the flowers in front of St. Rose of Lima Church. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Willard House & Clock Museum to host concert

July 15th, 2014

Blackstone Cúil

North Grafton -   The Willard House & Clock Museum, 11 Willard St., will be hosting a concert featuring Blackstone Cúil, Saturday, July 19 at 6 p.m. Special guests from Grafton’s own Apple Tree Arts will be opening the show. Together they will fill the barn with music and provide for a memorable evening. Blackstone Cúil [...]

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