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Southborough Rotary Club benefits community in many ways

August 14th, 2016

Trottier School Principal Keith Lavoie (center) accepts a check for $1,500 from Southborough Rotary Club members Carl Guyer (l) and David Vachris (Photo/submitted)

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Southborough – The Southborough Rotary Club may be small in number but the group has made a very positive impact on the community, with donations of all types. The club formed in 1960 and since that time has hosted community events, fundraised for different causes and provided scholarships for students. […]

A friend and advocate is remembered in Marlborough

August 11th, 2016

Patti Foti’s sons, Christopher (l) and Anthony, stand next to gazebo dedicated to their mother.

Marlborough – Patti Foti, her friends agreed, knew how to get things done. As a proud Marlborough resident, home health aide and caregiver, she was an advocate for those who needed assistance, especially senior citizens in the community. In a firm but gentle way, she let city officials know what needed to be done and held them accountable. When she passed away unexpectedly at age 63 in March, her death left a huge hole in the hearts of many.

On Aug. 10, her family, along with her friends and neighbors in the Bolton Street apartments where she lived for the past year, gathered to not mourn, they said, but to celebrate her life. The ceremony was also a dedication for a special gazebo and recreational area on the property named in her honor.

Bonner graduated from United States Air Force Academy

August 11th, 2016

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Region – Second Lieutenant Caitlin E. Bonner of Dripping Springs, Texas graduated from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. June 2. She completed a bachelor of science degree in management receiving a distinguished management major award for performing in the top 10 percent of her academic major. In addition, Bonner has been […]

Marlborough police chief says the city is safe

August 10th, 2016

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Marlborough – Chief of Police Mark Leonard assured Marlborough Rotarians that the city is safe and well-protected by a dedicated, well-trained team of 65 police officers.

Northborough dancers attend special program in New York City

August 9th, 2016

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Northborough – Twelve dancers from Dawn’s School Dance recently received an invitation after the Elite Dance Challenge to participate in the Gerber Broadway dance dream tour in New York City.

On their three day trip, they worked with Broadway dancers and learned a dance from the Broadway musical “American in Paris,” participated in a flash mob, and took a ballet master class. They also attended three shows: “Rockettes Summer Spectacular”, “American In Paris,” and “Aladdin”.

Westborough student wins gold at karate championship

August 7th, 2016

Nisha Balaji with her medals (Photo/submitted)

Westborough – Nisha Balaji, age 9, a student of Massdojo Westborough, won the first-place gold medal at the National Karate Championship for the second year in a row. Nisha completed third grade at Annie E. Fales Elementary School and will attend Mill Pond School in the fall. Nisha is one of the youngest member of […]

Sheriff honors members of 17th Annual Youth Public Safety Academy

August 7th, 2016

Marlborough youth proudly hold up their certificates after completing the 17th annual Youth Public Safety Academy. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office recently recognized 116 graduates of the Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA).  Children from Acton, Billerica, Marlborough and Maynard were among those who graduated after spending five days learning from members of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office as well as local police and fire departments. “For […]

Shrewsbury is home to one of the world’s best snowboarders

August 7th, 2016

Mike Ravelson (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury is home to one of the world’s best snowboarders. And although that may seem like an improbable statement, it’s true. Though the northeast has historically produced some outstanding ski and snowboard talent, it’s typically in places much further north than Shrewsbury. But that hasn’t hindered Mike Ravelson from becoming one of the most-recognizable up and coming names in snowboarding.

Marlborough letter carrier honored for 35 years of service

August 7th, 2016

David Filosa of Milford (left), a letter carrier in Marlborough, was recognized for his 35 years of service with the U.S. Postal Service by Postmaster Nicholas Tselikis. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Letter carrier David Filosa, a resident of Milford, was recently honored by the U.S. Postal Service for 35 years of service in the city of Marlborough. Filosa makes 508 deliveries a day throughout Marlborough, delivering mail to Union Street, Stevens, Bolton, and Lakeshore Drive and all the surrounding streets. He has spent his […]

Shrewsbury student participates in Mass. State Police Student Trooper Program

August 5th, 2016

Kevin Freud participates in a timed shuttle run with tire.

Shrewsbury – Kevin Freud, a Shrewsbury High School junior, has wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement for as long as he can remember. Through an application process, he was chosen to participate in the Massachusetts State Police Student Trooper Program. The American Legion, Department of Massachusetts, Inc., sponsors this program in cooperation with the Massachusetts State Police Academy every year.

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