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Barry’s leadership integral to Bravehearts’ success

July 20th, 2016

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Worcester – It is no secret that the life of a catcher in baseball at any level can be stressful and unheralded at best. A high pain tolerance is a must to fend off the constant nicks, cuts and repeated foul balls clanging off one’s mask. But try to be successful without a solid backstop leading your team. Odds are that it just won’t happen.

Marlborough senior holds the key to a happy, long life

July 20th, 2016

Paulina Lynch, who volunteers as a greeter at Marlborough City Hall, with Mayor Arthur Vigeant. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Marlborough resident Paulina Lynch enjoys every day to the fullest by keeping busy with volunteer work and healthy and fun activities.

ARHS graduates featured in new Pop TV docuseries

July 18th, 2016

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Northborough/Southborough – Two graduates of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) are featured, along with the rest of their six-person a cappella group, The Hexachords, in Season 2 of the hit Pop TV docuseries, “Sing It On.” Xander Teplansky (class of 2012) and Linnea Henningson (class of 2014), were both active in the music program at ARHS and former members of Algonqapella, the high school’s a cappella group.

Hudson ceremony welcomes 253 new U.S. citizens

July 16th, 2016

Celina Chaves (center) congratulates (l to r) her uncle, Jose Chaves, and her aunt, Maria Helena Reis, after they became American citizens.

Hudson – The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) presented 253 citizenship candidates to the Middlesex Superior Court during a naturalization ceremony held July 15 in the Riverview banquet hall of the Hudson Portuguese Club. Administering the Oath of Allegiance to the new American citizens was the Honorable Rosalind Miller, associate justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court.

Library renovations progressing this summer

July 15th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Members of the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury recently took a tour at the Shrewsbury Public Library to view the ongoing renovations. The group will be displaying their art when the library has its grand re-opening in September. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

Art in August: Collage/Assemblage at Worcester’s Sprinkler Factory

July 15th, 2016

Susan Black, Second Marriage, 2015, 23” x 12” x 12,” Mixed Media

Worcester – The art exhibit TalkingTrash/TimeTraveling opens Saturday, Aug. 6 and runs throughout the month at the Sprinkler Factory, 38 Harlow St., Worcester. The exhibit of collage and “found object” sculpture (assemblage) by local artists Susan Black and Donalyn Schofield features both selected favorites and new work. In this show, Black’s Talking Trash constructions, composed […]

Jamros signed by New England Revolution to play in Special Olympics match

July 15th, 2016

Joey Jamros

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Shrewsbury – Joey Jamros, a resident of Shrewsbury, was signed by the New England Revolution as one of 13 Special Olympics athletes and Unified Partners to play in a Unified Match against a team from Special Olympics New York on July 6 at Gillette Stadium before the Revs home game against New York City FC.

Southborough seniors celebrate summer

July 13th, 2016

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Southborough – Residents continued the spirit of celebration and patriotism at the annual summer BBQ held at the senior center July 13. Photos/Jane Keller Gordon

Westborough Historical Society announces 2016 scholarship recipient

July 13th, 2016

Hayley McLeod (l) with Cary Mulrain, Westborough Historical Society president
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Westborough – Hayley McLeod has been named as the recipient of the Westborough Historical Society’s (WHS) 2016 scholarship. She received a check for $1,000 from WHS President Cary Mulrain at a recent event. McLeod plans to major in business at Emmanuel College in Boston this fall.

Friends of the Shrewsbury Library announce 2016 scholarship recipient

July 13th, 2016

(l to r) Ellen Dolan, director, Shrewsbury Public Library, Liam Monahan, and Carrie Hendricks, president, Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library Board. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – The Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library announced the recipient of the 2016 scholarship in the amount of $1,000, which benefits a Shrewsbury resident that has graduated this spring from a local high school and will continue his or her education this fall as a full-time student working toward a bachelor’s or associate’s […]

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