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Marlborough Council on Aging employee honored by seniors

February 12th, 2017

Marlborough – Many city residents approach the Council on Aging (COA) senior center for information, to learn how their lives can be made more interesting, affordable and to have healthy fun. For the past 18 years, Ana Cristina Oliveira has enjoyed her position as outreach coordinator, talking with seniors, enhancing their lives with knowledge and encouragement.

Marlborough native organizes “Heroes Cup” first responder hockey tournament

February 10th, 2017

Marlborough – One of the few places large groups of first responders congregate is at the funerals of their fallen colleagues. Mike Matros, a Sudbury firefighter and Marlborough native, has worked to change that over the past year with the “Heroes Cup” he helped found.

Girl Scout troop collecting blankets for Project Linus

February 7th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough Girl Scouts Troop 11594 has a goal to collect 235 handmade, no-sew blankets by the end of February to donate to Project Linus as part of their Bronze Award project.

Marlborough to take second plunge for Special Olympics

February 7th, 2017

Marlborough – It has become a tradition statewide from January through March for hearty supporters of Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) to plunge into chilly lakes and the Atlantic Ocean. Meanwhile, a unique fundraising dive began last year in Marlborough.

Sweet dreams for Patriots’ littlest fan

February 6th, 2017

Westborough – Like many New England Patriots fans, 3-month-old Gus is pretty tired after last night’s exciting game. But get your rest Gus! Tomorrow is another big day as the team and their fans will be celebrating with a duck boats parade in the streets of Boston starting at 11 a.m. (Little Gus is the […]

Committee brings Reformation 500 to Marlborough

February 5th, 2017

Marlborough – 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, and commemorations are taking place all over the world. Historians credit the start of the Reformation to German monk and university lecturer Martin Luther, who famously posted his “Ninety-five Theses” on the church door in Wittenberg. No one expected the results – religious, cultural, and […]

Shrewsbury Education Foundation honors Town Manager Daniel Morgado

February 5th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) hosted its annual Fundraising and Grants Awards Dinner Jan. 21 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston. SEF Board member Maureen Harrington coordinated this year’s dinner which was a sold out event. Local musician Andrew Clark performed with his acoustic guitar. “The Shrewsbury Education Foundation was delighted to […]

Marlborough nuns join in ‘circle of love’ movement

February 4th, 2017

Marlborough – A group of Sisters of St. Anne and members of nearby communities joined more than 90 other groups across the nation recently to “Circle Our Cities in Love.” Sr. Rita Petruziello of the Congregation of St. Joseph in Cleveland, Ohio, began the Circle the City with Love movement during the Republican National Convention […]

Cold Februaries bring warm hearts

February 4th, 2017

Marlborough – How many people get married on Valentine’s Day? Many people get engaged on Valentine’s Day. Before February 14th was declared Valentine’s Day, it was considered to be the day that birds officially mated.

Local publisher invited to judge Monster Jam at DCU Center

February 4th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough resident and publisher for the North Worcester Macaroni Kid, Noelle Monaghan, was honored to be one of five individuals invited to be a judge at Monster Jam at the DCU Center Jan. 13. Monster Jam is an event where drivers compete in feats of speed, agility and creativity on three separate vehicles […]

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