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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.

Live from Grafton Common, it’s ‘Ask the Geezers’

August 11th, 2017

Grafton – Topics got as hot as the humid temperature Aug. 3 when Grafton Community Television (GCTV) presented a 90-minute live cablecast of its popular program “Ask the Geezers” from the historic Grafton Common. Stationed in front of the iconic gazebo were the show hosts Bob DeToma, Jim Gallagher and Rick Schultze.

Shrewsbury Legion advances after win in Game 1 of World Series

August 10th, 2017

North Carolina – Shrewsbury pitcher Matt Stansky wasn’t worried.

True, despite four perfect innings to start Game 1 of the American Legion World Series on Thursday, Stansky and his teammates found themselves trailing.

Community service helps inmates paint a brighter future

August 2nd, 2017

Northborough – As soon as the school year is over, Mike Gorman, the director of facilities for Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS), starts the lengthy, involved task of cleaning and taking care of tasks and repairs to prepare the school for the next year. Mindful of tight budgets, where just about every penny is spoken for, he and his staff must pick and choose what can be done and what must wait. But thanks to the Community Service program run by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis’s office, thousands of dollars of labor was recently performed, at no cost to the school, by minimum security inmates.

Grafton Police host 12th National Night Out locally

August 2nd, 2017

Grafton – For the 12th year, Grafton residents and visitors joined thousands of communities nationwide Aug. 1 by celebrating the 34rd annual National Night Out. The event is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and locally by the Grafton Police Department.

Westborough Boy Scouts visit Olympic village

August 1st, 2017

Westborough – Boy Scouts from Westborough’s Troop 100 recently spent five days in the Adirondack National Park in upstate New York. They toured Fort Ticonderoga, summited the second-highest peak in New York state, Algonquin Mountain, and toured the Olympic village of Lake Placid.

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