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BGCMW announces youth basketball division champions

April 10th, 2014

(back, l to r) - Fran Hurley, president and Jeff Stupik, social recreation coordinator, Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest 
(middle, l to r)  - Jim Hickey, vice president of business development, Ellen Dorian, executive vice president, and Rick Bennett, president and CEO, Marlborough Savings Bank 
(front, l to r) - Two participants from the Youth Basketball League

League sponsor Marlborough Savings Bank shares in program’s continued success Marlborough – The Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest recently celebrated the end of a great season for the local Youth Basketball Program, a 10-week program that has been running for more than 35 years. The generous support from the program’s League Sponsor, Marlborough Savings [...]

LaCroix wins third place in boardercross championship

April 9th, 2014

Mikey LaCroix, 15, (far right) who competes out of Ski Ward in Shrewsbury, poses for a photo after winning third place in boardercross in the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association National Championship. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Mikey LaCroix, 15, who competes out of Ski Ward, placed third in the country for boardercross amongst 14 and 15 year olds at the recent United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association National Championship held in Copper, Colo. Boardercross is a snowboard competition in which a group of snowboarders start as a [...]

Friends of Westborough to host annual ‘Breakfast with the Bunny’

April 9th, 2014

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Westborough – Children and their families are invited to attend a “Breakfast with the Bunny,” Saturday, April 12, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St., from 8:30 to 11 a.m. The event will be hosted by the Friends of Westborough. Tickets are $3 for ages three and up; under age 3 is free. [...]

Author Minor to sign copies of new novel at Tatnuck Bookseller

April 8th, 2014

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Westborough – Author Norm Minor will be signing copies of his new novel, “Until the Gull Returns” at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, April 12, from 1- 3 p.m. On the outside, Rebecca Cunningham appears to have everything a Boston Brahmin needs-beauty, intelligence, wealth, an MBA, and now a law degree. But on the inside, Becky is [...]

New martial arts studio to offer seminar with world champions

April 8th, 2014


Westborough – Renowned mixed martial artists Mark DellaGrotte and Daniel Gracie will be the guest speakers at the grand opening of the Prototype Integrated Martial Arts Studio Saturday, April 12 starting at 10 a.m. DellaGrotte, of Spike TV’s Ultimate Fighter 4 and Gracie, a world ju-jitsu champion, will be speaking about and demonstrating effective striking [...]

Northborough Scout honored for earning Eagle rank

April 7th, 2014

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Northborough – Andrew G. Petlock of Troop 101 Northborough was honored for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout at a special Court of Honor ceremony held at Trinity Church last fall. The rank of Eagle is the highest rank that a Boy Scout may achieve, and is earned by only about five percent of all [...]

Corridor Nine expo brings together business community

April 7th, 2014

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Westborough – Over 1,100 visitors attended the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo held at the Doubletree Hotel April 2.

The expo, in its 23rd year, had 115 exhibitors representing a wide range of businesses and services from the chamber’s core towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury and Grafton, as well as many others from throughout Worcester County and the 495 region.

Village Dental provides lifetime treatment for patients

April 4th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Dr. Nicholas Papapetros has been a dentist since 1991 and now owns Village Dental on Main Street in Shrewsbury. Village Dental is a full-service dentist office that offers a wide array of dental services including cosmetic and family dentistry, Invisalign braces, dental implants, dentures, veneers and root canal therapy.

Boston Marathon Profile – Ron Lipka

April 2nd, 2014


By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Ron Lipka, 36, from Northborough and running his 12th marathon How many marathons have you run? How many times have you run Boston? I’ve run 11 marathons, and this is my third Boston Marathon. If you ran Boston last year, what was your experience with what happened? Last year I had [...]

Southborough woman’s scarves provide comfort, courage to marathon runners

April 2nd, 2014


Southborough – With the Boston Marathon just weeks away, one local resident is working with knitters from around the world to bring some comfort to the runners.

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