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Patriots star shares his love of reading with Northborough kids

March 27th, 2017

By Kelly Burneson, Contributing Writer Northborough – Before he signed with the New England Patriots in 2016, Malcolm Mitchell was a star wide receiver with the University of Georgia football team. But Mitchell’s fans might be surprised that it is not football that he is most proud of, but rather, of how he has developed […]

Shrewsbury boys’ hockey is State Division 3 champions

March 19th, 2017

Boston – The Shrewsbury High School boys hockey team capped a near perfect season with a 3-1 win over Old Rochester/Fairhaven in the State Division 3 finals Sunday, March 18 at the TD Garden in Boston.

In spite of loss, Rangers proud of Clark play

March 5th, 2017

Westborough / Worcester – The notion of earning a berth in the area’s most long-standing and prestigious high school basketball tournaments, never mind advancement to the title round, would admittedly have raised eyebrows a mere twelve months ago and for good reason.

Active seniors develop healthful program of day trips

March 2nd, 2017

Southborough – The Trailblazers is not your parents’ recreational organization. It’s a group of active seniors who developed a year-round program offering day trips with healthful activities. Destinations of the Trailblazers trips range from close proximity to their home base at the Southborough Senior Center to excursions statewide and beyond. Credited for spearheading the group’s formation is Mary Ann Anderson.

It’s time to paint the First Baptist Church of Marlborough

January 25th, 2017

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Marlborough – A safe that has not been opened for years sits in a room at the First Baptist Church of Marlborough, located at the corner of Mechanic and Main streets. The code is lost, but much is known about the majestic Queen Ann church, built in 1887. Church […]

Locals participate in Boston Women’s March

January 24th, 2017

Boston – Many local residents joined thousands of protestors of both sexes and all ages at Boston’s Women’s March for America Jan. 21. They carpooled, traveled by bus, took the commuter rail, and others drove to MBTA stations, parked and took the T into town.

Shrewsbury boys’ basketball rolls over Burncoat

January 3rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials boys’ basketball team easily defeated the Burncoat High School Patriots by a score of 61-31 in a game played Jan. 2.

Chabad lights menorah at Shrewsbury Town Common

January 2nd, 2017

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – On the last night of Chanukah, Saturday, Dec. 31, about 40 people gathered to light a nine-foot tall menorah at the Shrewsbury Town Common. This annual public menorah lighting and Chanukah celebration was sponsored by the Chabad of Westborough. State Rep. Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) attended with her […]

St. John’s holds on to win annual Laska tournament

January 2nd, 2017

Shrewsbury / Worcester — That the Annual Laska Yuletide Invitational Tournament held at Worcester’s Assumption College is hugely special for the St. John’s High School varsity basketball team is virtually indisputable. The Pioneers have been participants for each of the 12 years since inception and have won it all seven times.

Christmas comes early for one young man thanks to car enthusiasts

December 28th, 2016

Region- Like many young men, James Nifong of Sudbury loves cars. In his case, it is the two-door British sports car MGBs. In fact, by carefully saving his money, he was able to purchase his first one two years ago when he was only 15.

The car was a real “fixer-upper.” Realizing he needed help in how to fix the car as well as actual hands on assistance he reached out to authorities on this car – the Boston Area MG Club (BAMG) – for advice. The car enthusiasts were delighted to help the young man.

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