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Assabet Valley High’s Epicurean Restaurant now open for season

September 25th, 2016


Region – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s restaurant, the Epicurean Room, is now open for the season. The regular schedule will be Wednesdays through Fridays, from 11 a.m. – 12:45 pm, with an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch each Thursday for just $9 per person, which includes salad bar, soup, a variety of meats, vegetables and […]

Library super hero

September 23rd, 2016


Westborough – Anita Cellucci, a librarian at Westborough High School, was recently selected as one of three 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award finalists by the School Library Journal and Scholastic, Inc. This award honors kindergarten to 12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st-century tools to engage students […]

Race honors legacy of local business owner

September 22nd, 2016

Mary Beth Benison
Photo/Cathleen Trainor

Northborough – Local residents may remember Mary Beth Benison as the original owner of CocoBeni Confections, but many may not know how courageous, caring, and inspiring she was as well. After 15 years of health challenges and being diagnosed in 2014 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and mesothelioma, two terminal illnesses, she passed away on May 3, 2015. Earlier this year, her youngest sister Katie Benison-Camell helped to establish The Mary Beth Benison Foundation, a nonprofit organization to continue Benison’s legacy of kindness, love and compassion.

Marlborough field hockey off to strong start

September 21st, 2016

Marlborough varsity field hockey senior co-captains (l to r) Catie Glennon, Jill Petrie and Katie Buroni. Photo/John Orrell

Marlborough – Post-game celebrations in sports can occur in wide-ranging ways. They often include lots of high-fives, team hugs, photos with championship banners and in some cases can be more extreme with Gatorade dousing, synchronized victory dances and more.

Shrewsbury artist is a late bloomer

September 21st, 2016

Artist Joel Engelhardt with several of his pieces of art work.

Shrewsbury – “I was 72 when I started, and I love what I’m doing now,” said Shrewsbury native and artist Joel Engelhardt, who is now 75.

PCC honors retiring board member

September 20th, 2016

(l to r) Cam Sowa, vice president, PCC; Sharon Miller (Alden’s wife); Alden Miller, retiring board member; Dr. Mark Booher, president; and Mary Taber, executive director
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – On Sept. 12 current board members and staff of the Pastoral Counseling Centers of Massachusetts (PCC) honored longtime board member, and past president, Alden Miller, for 32 years of service on the board. Dr. Mark Booher, current board president, said that Miller was one of founding board members of PCC in Westborough. Miller […]

Friends of the Poor Walk/Run to be held in Sudbury

September 20th, 2016

Region – The St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Society Conference of Immaculate Conception Church, Marlborough, in partnership with the SVdP Conference of St. Anselm Church, Sudbury, is participating in the Friends of the Poor Walk/Run Sunday, Sept. 25. The event begins at St. Anselm Church, 100 Landham Road, Sudbury, with registration at 10 a.m. The […]

Shrewsbury Garden Club to present floral designing event

September 20th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Garden Club will present “An Evening with Danielson’s Florist”  Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., in the Shrewsbury Public Library Meeting Room, 609 Main St. This floral designing event is free and open to the public.

Avidia donates $2,500 to Straight Ahead Ministries

September 20th, 2016

(l to r) Kim Perkins, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank; Danielle Gaudette, Westborough assistant branch manager of Avidia Bank; Sue Laperle, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank; Scott Larson, president of Straight Ahead Ministries; and Mark O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank. Photo/submitted

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to Straight Ahead Ministries of Worcester. This donation is for a Worcester Youth Re-entry Project. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Northborough’s 250th Committee to host finale dinner dance

September 20th, 2016


Northborough – Northborough’s year-long 250th anniversary celebration is coming to a close.  A finale dinner dance will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Double Tree by Hilton, 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets can be purchased on line through the Northborough Recreation Department at www.northboroughrecreation.com.  The cost is $50 […]

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