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May 18th, 2016

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Click on the link to read the stories in the Community Advocate’s Summer Guide 2016:

Westborough church welcomes new music director

May 16th, 2016

Abigail Gower (Photo/submitted)

Westborough – The Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough and Reverend Bev Waring have welcomed Abigail Gower as the new music director. A Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Music Performance, Gower is also on her way to earning a Master of Music Performance from the Longy School […]

Resident’s Center for Narrative Practice offers bridge for interdisciplinary understanding

May 15th, 2016

Shrewsbury resident Scott Alderman reflects on the upcoming goals of the institute he founded, Center for Narrative Practice.

Shrewsbury –Shrewsbury resident Scott Alderman proclaims himself “a civilian,” neither a clinician nor an academic. He’s a man with passion for bringing people together from different disciplines and helping them use unique tools to better understand each other, communicate better and work better as a team. He is the founder and executive director of the Center for Narrative Practice.

Photography exhibit showcases local student artwork

May 15th, 2016

Guests and students mingle at the beginning photography class reception April 16 at the Northborough Free Library. (Photo/Alexandra Molnar)

Northborough – Beginning photography students’ work came together at an April exhibit in the Northborough Public Library’s meeting room.

May 13 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9

May 15th, 2016

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The Community Advocate is now partnering with Charter TV3  in Worcester to produce a new cable feature – “Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9.” Every week, the 90-second spot will feature either Publisher David Bagdon or Managing Editor Bonnie Adams profiling three of the newspaper’s top stories.  The feature […]

Algonquin senior accepted into Berklee College of Music

May 12th, 2016

Michael Dutko (Photo/submitted)

Northborough/Southborough – Michael Dutko, a senior at Algonquin Regional High School, is an emerging presence in the local music scene of his community. He currently participates in a wide range of musical activities both in and out of school which prompted him to enroll at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He was accepted and will begin studies there this fall.

‘Rock and Walk for Babies’ to be held in Northborough

May 12th, 2016

Massachusetts chapter leader of the TEARS Foundation, Kelly Trefry

Northborough – It’s hard to believe, but one in four women experience miscarriage or infant loss, according to the TEARS Foundation, which provides assistance and support for bereaved families. The group is sponsoring its first fundraiser, Rock and Walk for Babies, Sunday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St., in Northborough.

Making the rounds

May 12th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – A flock of turkeys have been roaming near the center of Shrewsbury in the past few days.  These two were on Wesleyan St after enjoying the sites on Raymond Ave. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Center for Women and Enterprise now open in Westborough

May 10th, 2016

Lori Allen, program manager
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – For years, the Center for Women and Enterprise’s (CWE) Central Mass. office, based in Worcester, has helped hundreds of people jumpstart their careers. Now, with a move to a new Westborough location, the nonprofit hopes to expand its reach to serve more people beyond the city’s borders.

When their lease was up in Worcester, the organization decided a move to Westborough made sense for several reasons, according to the organization’s Central Mass. Program Manager Lori Allen. The Worcester location was not compliant with the American with Disabilities Act and parking was an issue at times.

Knowing our wild edibles: finding, growing, eating

May 8th, 2016

Dan Jaffe (Photo/submitted)

Westborough – Whether you’re interested in your health, sustainability, or simple pleasure, knowing your wild edibles is fun and useful. From the woods to the meadows to our gardens, wild edibles are all around us. Walk with Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society (NEWFS) at the Westboro Wildlife Management Area Sunday, May […]

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