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Jack’s Guitar Garage -Now offering music lessons in two locations

August 24th, 2016

Jack Shanahan, center, and music students at Jack’s Guitar Garage
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By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Business name:   Jack’s Guitar Garage Address:  243 West Main St., Northborough 198 Worcester St., North Grafton Owner:  Jack Shanahan Contact information:  Northborough 508-393-7200 North Grafton 774-293- 5115 www.jacksguitargarage.com How long has Jack’s Guitar Garage been in business?     “The original shop has been up and running since 2009,” said Jack […]

Kaiser and Thomas announce marriage

August 24th, 2016

David and Jessica Kaiser
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Northborough/Westborough – Jessica Thomas and David Kaiser were married in Westborough Aug. 15 during a ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents, Ed and Mary Ann Manion.  The bride’s son, Eric Thomas, officiated while her daughter, Jenna Thomas, and the groom’s son, Jeffrey Kaiser, served as witnesses. Jessica is the membership director at Westboro […]

Westborough High volunteer brings enthusiasm to local retirement home

August 20th, 2016

Anjali Arigela (Photo/Nance Ebert)

Westborough – Toward the end of the school year, the residents at The Highlands Gracious Retirement Living had begun to familiarize themselves with a new and energetic presence. They had someone to help with technology, oversee activities and even encourage physical activity with a lot of laughter.

Shrewsbury athlete nominated as national collegiate Woman of the Year

August 17th, 2016

Emily Doherty, Photo/submitted

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury native Emily Doherty was one of seven women nominated by their institutions to represent the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) as its National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Woman of the Year nominee. The award honors student-athletes based on academics, athletics, service and leadership. The NCAA Woman of the Year […]

Shrewsbury Scout troop honors six new Eagle Scouts

August 17th, 2016

Shrewsbury Scout troop honors six new Eagle Scouts

Shrewsbury/Westborough – Boy Scout Troop 4 of Shrewsbury recently celebrated their six newest Eagle Scouts – Dan Boucher, Isaac Grosner, Brett Lebow, Matthew Plunkett, Tim Sherman and Alyxandr Srnka. The ceremony was held at Mill Pond School in Westborough June 25. In recognition of their accomplishments, the new Eagle Scouts received citations from Governor Charlie […]

New deacon Michael Hamilton brings unique artistic gifts to St. Mark’s

August 17th, 2016

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Southborough – The Venerable Michael Hamilton, an archdeacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, uses his artistic talents in different ways. One way is through icon painting – a contemplative, precise method of recreating icons that are generally Byzantine portraits of Christian religious figures.

Big Brothers get more than they give

August 17th, 2016

Brian Thomson (Photo/submitted)

Region – For the past 12 years, almost every week, Brian Thomson, 57, of Hopkinton, a software project manager at BOSE, has volunteered with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Mass./Metrowest (BBBS of Central Mass/Metrowest). First with Jesse and then Jon, Thomson has fulfilled the organization’s mission: “… to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.”

Clog Barn opens in West Boylston

August 17th, 2016

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West Boylston – The Clog Barn is now open in West Boylston. The store carries a large selection of DANSKO clogs, sandals, sneakers and boots formerly sold at the Triple Crown Tackle Shop. Stop in to see all the new fall styles and colors.  The Clog Barn is located at 26 West Boylston St., West […]

Couple’s pets bring comfort to those in need

August 17th, 2016

Tania, holding Lynsey Lu and Mackenzie Connor, and Bob Pano, with Cassie. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough – Many people in their 70s take the opportunity to slow down and enjoy their golden years. Not Tania and Bob Pano. Thanks to this special couple and their dog and two cats, countless people, young and especially older, have found a gentle and comforting peace when they needed it most.

Fourth annual Buddy Walk & Harvest Fair Featuring Jessica Padula

August 17th, 2016

Jessica Padula with daughters Bella (left) and Violet. (Photos/submitted)

Westborough – Preparations for the fourth annual Buddy Walk & Harvest Fair in Central Massachusetts are in full swing. The event will be held Sunday, Sept. 18, at a new location in Westborough at 10 Hospital Road off of Lyman Street next to Lake Chauncy.

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