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Children enjoy special setting to meet first responders

April 14th, 2017

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer   Marlborough – Families of children with special needs were welcomed to meet Marlborough first responders April 5 in the library at 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School. The relaxed setting of the after-school event was an opportunity for children to comfortably mingle with police, firefighters and ambulance emergency […]

Shrewsbury Road Scholars 5K marks 10th anniversary

April 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – In contrast to a snow and ice storm the previous weekend, pleasant spring weather April 9 attracted 477 runners of all ages for the 10th annual Shrewsbury Road Scholars 5K and One-Mile Fun Run, beginning and ending at Oak Middle School.

Second annual 5K in memory of middle school Spanish teacher

April 14th, 2017

Northborough – The second annual Lisa Kaplan 5K race is scheduled for Saturday, May 20. The race honors the memory of a 12-year veteran Spanish teacher at Robert E. Melican Middle School who passed away in November 2015 after only a six-week battle with a rare cancer.

White Birch Commons

April 13th, 2017

White Birch Commons is “a gated private community of 70 detached single-family homes in a condominium association. What sets them apart is that

Marlborough police sergeant retires in his hometown

April 12th, 2017

Marlborough – A law enforcement career spanning 32 and a half years in two communities culminated March 16 when Sgt. Richard McDevitt worked his final shift at the Marlborough Police Department (MPD). In doing so, he has accomplished his lifelong goals.

The New England Center for Children celebrates Autism Awareness Month in April

April 12th, 2017

Southborough – The New England Center for Children (NECC), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced a global program for autism awareness in April as part of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Month and National Autism Awareness Month in the U.S. “Light It Up Blue.” NECC will join the “Light […]

Northborough Destination Imagination teams head to global competition

April 12th, 2017

Northborough – Three Northborough Destination Imagination (DI) teams earned top placements at the Massachusetts State tournament held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute April 2. They are now heading to the global level competitions to be held May 24-27 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, which will include competitors from 48 states and 30 countries.

Marlborough woman to run Boston Marathon

April 9th, 2017

Marlborough – Angela Scott, 23, of Marlborough, is running the 2017 Boston Marathon with two rods and lots of screws in her back. In 2010, Errol Mortimer, MD, orthopedic surgeon at UMass Memorial Medical Center, put those rods and screws in Scott’s back correcting a 44-degree curve in her spine to now less than 5 […]

Marlborough resident becomes unlikely advocate for colon cancer screening

April 9th, 2017

Marlborough – At her 50-year annual physical, Marlborough resident Dorothy O’Shea was advised by her doctor that she should undergo a routine colonoscopy. Like many, she was very reluctant.

Marlborough Eagle Riders to fundraise for Special Olympics

April 8th, 2017

Marlborough – A group of avid motorcyclists known as the Marlborough Eagle Riders 3565 names a different benefiting charity each year for its major fundraiser. Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) will receive the proceeds of their 18th annual Charity Motorcycle Ride, scheduled for Saturday, May 13.

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