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New and traditional events highlight weekend of fun as Northborough celebrates Applefest 2017

September 18th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – The town of Northborough’s residents as well as guests from near and far  attended a number of events Sept. 14-17 during the town’s annual Applefest celebration. The events on Sept. 14 were geared to youngsters as the Girl Scouts hosted their annual family dinner. Later that evening a […]

Boat Parade features sound of music on Lake Quinsigamond

September 12th, 2017

Region – With this year’s theme of music, melodic sounds of various genres accompanied the traditionally creative sights Sept. 9 when the annual Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade began and ended at Regatta Point in Worcester.

Westborough celebrates 300th anniversary in ‘grande’ style

September 11th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Photos/Dakota Antelman, Levi Howard and Bonnie Adams Video/Dakota Antelman Westborough – Hundreds of residents lined the streets of Westborough on a bright and warm Sunday, Sept. 10, to cheer for those marching in what was truly a “grande” parade as the town celebrated its 300th anniversary. Over 140 units representing […]

Marlborough hero leads 66th Labor Day Parade

September 5th, 2017

Marlborough – With this year’s mission to honor an unsung hero as grand marshal, the 66th annual Marlborough Labor Day Parade was led through the city’s downtown Sept. 4 by Marlborough resident and Sudbury firefighter-paramedic Mike Matros. Patriotically dressed in a suit emblazoned with stars and stripes, he rode the 1.7-mile parade route in a convertible with his wife Caitlin and their children Teaghan, 5, and Jake, 6.

Third Overdose Awareness Vigil gathers crowd in downtown Marlborough

September 1st, 2017

Marlborough – The third International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil at the Walker Building in Marlborough ended on Aug. 31 with hundreds of attendees raising memorial candles into the sky as the voice of Godsmack’s Sully Erna echoed down Main Street.

This year’s was the biggest event yet for organizer and advocate Kathy Leonard of Marlborough. Several hundred attendees came from across Central Massachusetts to hear more than an hour of speeches and a musical performance by Erna. Leonard organized the event to remember those lost to the opioid epidemic and destigmatize addiction.

Third annual Kane Charity Classic raises $54,000

August 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury/Westborough – Solar eclipse glasses were accessories for some of the 144 golfers at the third annual Hannah Kane Charity Classic, held Aug. 21 at the Haven Country Club in Boylston. The efforts of the fundraising golf tournament’s supporters raised $54,000 for three worthy causes.

Hundreds gather in Shrewsbury for solar eclipse

August 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Hundreds gathered for much of the day on Aug. 21 outside of the Shrewsbury Public Library for a chance to safely view this year’s rare solar eclipse.

Area residents began lining up as early as 9 a.m. for a 1 p.m. event at the library where organizers gave away 200 of the solar eclipse glasses necessary to view the eclipse without risking permanent eye damage. The community’s enthusiasm about the giveaway and the eclipse itself impressed organizers.

Sheriff plays host to over 1,000 seniors at annual picnic

August 21st, 2017

Shrewsbury – Each year, the office of Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis hosts a picnic for senior citizens at the SAC Park in Shrewsbury. The event, which features a meal of cookout favorites, games, entertainment and raffles, is always a popular draw for local senior. And this year’s event, held on a hot and humid […]

Hudson-Concord Elks Club hosts 10th balloon festival

August 21st, 2017

By Dakota Antelman Contributing Writer Hudson – A record 6,400 local residents flocked to this year’s Balloons and Blues Festival on August 19 and 20 to mark the 10th time balloonists from across New England have brought their hot air balloons to Hudson for the now annual event, according to organizer Bill Hopkins. The crowds […]

Splashing around

August 11th, 2017

Northborough – On a hot summer day, the Northboro Splash Pad offers a welcome respite.

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