Home » People and Places

Permatteo wins world championship roller skating event

October 3rd, 2017

Northborough – Gabriella Permatteo recently won the title of 2017 World Champion in the Junior Ladies Figure event held during the 2017 World Roller Games. The games were held Aug. 31 in Nanjing, China.

Former NBA star Chris Herren to speak at Saint John’s High School

September 28th, 2017

Shrewsbury – As part of its ongoing commitment to the health, wellness, and education of its student body and school community, Saint John’s High School will welcome former NBA star and motivational speaker Chris Herren to campus for a series of events Thursday, Oct. 5.

Evangelidis named Massport’s new chair

September 28th, 2017

Region – The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board unanimously elected Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis to head the seven-member board at the Sept. 24 monthly meeting. Evangelidis was appointed to the board by Governor Charlie Baker in April of 2015, and is taking over the chair’s seat from Worcester attorney Michael Angelini whose term has ended.

Local woman pedals to division win at Mt. Washington race

September 28th, 2017

Northborough – Many people have made it to the top of Mount Washington – some drive, some hike, and some take the Cog Railway. It’s the highest peak in the Northeast at 6,288 feet above sea level. On Aug. 19, Northborough resident Lisa Ludwig biked 7.6 miles as part of the Mount Washington Autoroad Bicycle Hill Climb and placed first in her age division.

‘The Most Interesting Man’ and Julio’s Liquors raise money for hurricane victims

September 28th, 2017

Westborough – Julio’s Liquors teamed up with Jonathan Goldsmith, “The Most Interesting Man in the World,” and Astral Tequila Sept. 25 to help raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey which recently struck Texas.

Northborough pilot continues dad’s passion for flying

September 27th, 2017

Northborough – Doug Stone of Northborough inherited from his late father a passion for flying and his 1948 Piper Cub, as well as an interest in helping the younger generation. He has incorporated those inheritances into one mission. Stone was honored for volunteering 25 years with the Young Eagles program at this summer’s Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) annual AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis.

Motorcycle ride memorializes Spc. Brian K. Arsenault

September 26th, 2017

Northborough – This year, 280 motorcyclists and many passengers travelled approximately 45 miles through six towns Sept. 23 for the second annual Spc. Brian K. Arsenault Memorial Ride, beginning and ending at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough. A Bronze Star recipient and 2004 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduate, Spc. Arsenault was killed in action in Afghanistan at age 28 in 2014.

Giant teddy bears delight passersby in Hudson

September 26th, 2017

Hudson – Two giant hay bale teddy bears are attracting attention from their position overlooking Pompositticut Farm in Hudson. Owner Jackie Kane first came up with the idea as a way to creatively use excess hay gathered from the farm’s fields earlier this month. So far, the display has delighted passers-by on Hudson’s Main Street. […]

John P. Goodall, 71, Fort Myers, Fla. /formerly of Westborough

September 26th, 2017

Fort Myers, Fla. /formerly of Westborough- John P. Goodall, 71, passed away suddenly Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 from a heart attack during Hurricane Irma. “Half-track” was born on Dec. 11, 1945, the son of the late Harry Goodall and the late Winnifred Goodall. He is survived by his two brothers, David Goodall of Charlton, Jimmy […]

Stephen H. Roney, 68, of Grafton

September 25th, 2017

Grafton – Stephen H. Roney, 68, passed away peacefully September 24, 2017 in the warm embrace of the family that meant everything to him. He was diagnosed with Bile Duct cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) just 5 weeks before his passing. He leaves his loving wife of 39 years, Diane G. (Dauphinais) Roney, his children Edward O’Toole and […]

Recently Commented

  • Doug Stone: Thanks Peter. I hope to help out in the future.
  • Doug Stone: Thanks for your support as well Gerald!
  • Gerald Griggs: This is fantastic and we in aviation appreciate what Mr. Stone and others are doing to inspire...
  • Peter Alberti: Having caught the aviation bug along with my son just over a year ago at a Young Eagles rally, I...
  • Gina Tiberio Hamilton: Thank you for printing this and raising awareness for the Walk to End Alzheimers. At $6,245,...