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Singer, songwriter celebrates 100th town in its 300th year

March 4th, 2017

Westborough – Singer and songwriter Luanne Crosby drew upon a lifetime of experience to help celebrate the 300th anniversary of the state’s 100th incorporated town, which she has called home since 1989. As a gift to Westborough, she composed the song “The 100th Town.”

Golf fundraiser will honor memory of Jay Dion in May

March 3rd, 2017

Northborough – The first Friends of Jay Dion Memorial Classic golf tournament will be held Thursday, May 25, at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough.

Avidia donates to the Rise Above Foundation

March 2nd, 2017

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to the Rise Above Foundation. This donation is to help with assistance in providing foster children with the ability to participate in extracurricular activities. Avidia Bank is a $1.35 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and […]

Anthony’s Angels raising funds for autism acceptance

March 2nd, 2017

Hudson – Tina Marie D’Asti has worked as administrator at the Hudson Fire Department for 18 years. During the past five of those years she has also advocated for Autism Resource Central (ARC) in West Boylston, a 501(c) (3) charity that helps families throughout central Massachusetts. Now, she’s fundraising as team captain of Anthony’s Angels for the 2017 5K Run & Walk for Autism Acceptance

SYFS to shine a ‘Sparkle of Hope’ on mental health

March 1st, 2017

Shrewsbury – On Saturday, March 11, Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) will host its inaugural “Sparkle of Hope” event to benefit the agency’s mental health initiatives. The evening will be held at Saint John’s High School in Shrewsbury beginning at 6 p.m. It will include cocktails, a gourmet dinner prepared by Struck Catering, games, […]

Big book sale at Northborough Library March 30 – April 1

February 26th, 2017

Northborough – The Friends of the Northborough Library will hold its 2017 annual BIG BIG Book Sale Thursday to Saturday, March 30 to April 1, at the library, 34 Main St. The sales will begin at 9:30 a.m. each day; on Thursday and Friday, it will close at 5 p.m.; on Saturday, the sale will […]

Shrewsbury teen to run Boston Marathon

February 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – When he was 10, Joe Rezuke’s family friend Britney Gengel died in the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. In 2013, on his 14th birthday, Rezuke was just blocks away from the bomb blasts that killed three at that year’s Boston Marathon.

Westborough High club ‘Rangers Reaction’ focuses on kindness

February 25th, 2017

Submitted by Michael Townsend, Westborough High School senior

Westborough – One thing that stands out about Westborough High School is the kindness among students. Among all the clubs, however, there is only one club that focuses on kindness: Rangers Reaction, led by advisor Ceil Parteleno, the WHS adjustment counselor, and senior Katie Mullane.

Local program offers support for people dealing with grief

February 24th, 2017

Marlborough – Judah City Church in Marlborough has organized “Grieving with Hope,” a seminar and support group run by professionals in the field of grief to assist people trying to cope with the loss, fear, anger, and the disappointment that surrounds death. “No one can fathom the mixed emotions that arise surrounding experiences of loss, […]

Central One Federal Credit Union announces new management additions

February 23rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union of Central Massachusetts recently added two new members to its management team. Scott McCarthy has been named branch manager at Central One’s Northborough branch located at 148 Main St. He joins Central One with more than 12 years of banking experience. He spent eight years at Citizens Bank […]

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