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Marlborough senior knits hearts together

April 16th, 2014

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Marlborough – Judy Jewett, 71, has been teaching crochet at the Marlborough Senior Center for over 10 years. She also spearheads Hats for Our Friends, a project which was started in 2002 by the late Judy Borella intended to ensure that every child in Marlborough would be warm while waiting for the school bus in the morning.

Author Canale to sign copies of new children’s book at Tatnuck Bookseller

April 15th, 2014

Boston You're My Home

Westborough – Suzie Hearl Canale will be signing copies of her new children’s book, “Boston, You’re My Home!” at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, April 19, from 1-3 p.m. Caroline is a little girl struggling with the change of soon moving to her new home in Boston.  Concerned with the city’s size and the uncertainty of the [...]

Week of the Young Child celebrated at Next Generation Children’s Centers

April 14th, 2014

Tyler Wooldridge, Layla Paradise, Bennett Pontes and Christopher Kirejczyk enjoy the recycled music wall.

Marlborough – The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This year, Next Generation Children’s Centers planned a weeklong celebration April 7 to 11 to help bring extra attention to what they do.

“The purpose of the week is to bring public attention to the needs of the children and celebrate in a creative way to showcase that. We have 10 locations across Middlesex County. Each of us participated in exciting things throughout the week,” said Jen Smith, director of Next Generation Children’s Center in Marlborough.

DeLeo urges support for Gregoire

April 12th, 2014

Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Robert A. DeLeo urged supporters and fellow Democrats to support State Representative Danielle Gregoire's bid for re-election at her campaign kickoff held recently. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – State Representative Danielle Gregoire, D- Marlborough, hit the ground running as more than 175 supporters and Democratic office holders gathered at the Fish Restaurant in Marlborough April 3 for her official announcement that she plans to run for re-election in the Fourth Middlesex District.

Westborough soldier earns aviation wings

April 12th, 2014

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Westborough – Pvt. Paul A. Blanchard Jr. of Westborough graduated from U.S. Army Boot Camp in Fort Jackson, S.C., Nov. 21. From there, he headed to Fort Eustis, Va., for Advanced Individual Training (AIT). On March 25, Blanchard graduated with high honors and received his aviation wings and is now a certified mechanic working on [...]

Longtime educator turns Zumba instructor in Hudson

April 11th, 2014

Linda Corbin of Northborough leads a Zumba class at the Hudson Senior Center.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Region – Linda Corbin commuted from Northborough to Hudson for 19 years when she worked as the principal of Hubert Kindergarten up to 2008. She’s currently travelling that route again to instruct Zumba at the Hudson Senior Center.

“After spending so many years in the pursuit of intellectual growth, I decided to work on improving my health and getting a little more in shape,” she said with a laugh.

Corbin started attending various exercise classes nearly daily at a Northborough health club. Zumba immediately became her favorite.

McCarthy’s Landscaping & Irrigation: Creating new landscapes for outdoor living

April 11th, 2014

Roger and Sue McCarthy, owners of McCarthy’s Landscaping. Photo/Nancy Brumback

West Boylston—Take a look out the back door. Is the deck or patio too small for your needs? Would a new seating area with a fire pit let you enjoy your yard more? How about the soothing sound of a self-contained waterfall?

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
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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. [...]







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