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Southborough kids enjoy annual Halloween parade

October 31st, 2016

Walking together are 5-year-old friends (l to r) Claire McDougall costumed as a piglet, Scarlett Spencer as a rock star, and Lucy Lesniewski as a cat. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough – The rain forecast Oct. 30 delayed just in time for costumed kids to participate in the annual Halloween Parade. The longtime tradition is presented by the Southborough Firefighters Association.

Northborough Crossing hosts Halloween Spooktacular

October 31st, 2016

Northborough – A relatively-new and free holiday event continued as families flocked Oct. 29 to the open-air shopping center Northborough Crossing for a Halloween Spooktacular. Mingling among them were the costumed Minions characters for children to meet.

Westborough High seniors score Trivia Champs trophy

October 31st, 2016

Winning this year’s Trivia Bee Champions trophy are Westborough High School class of 2017 teammates (l to r) Tom Jacob, Ben Hopkinson and Connor Schoen. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Westborough – Thirty-six teams of three players figuratively donned their thinking caps Oct. 24 at the DoubleTree by Hilton as they challenged themselves for the ninth annual Trivia Bee, the primary fundraiser of the Westborough Education Foundation (WEF). The real winners were Westborough students because WEF has provided $340,000 in grants in its 20-year history.

Victims of abuse remembered in Shrewsbury

October 25th, 2016

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By Jerry Callaghan, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Thirteen times a small bell broke the night’s silence .  Thirteen times a candle was lit.  Each had it’s own sad story.  Each represented a life lost in Massachusetts to domestic violence. So far, in 2016, 11 women and 2 men have been murdered in the state by […]

Worcester County Clothesline Project displayed in Shrewsbury

October 25th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – The Worcester County Clothesline Project came to the Shrewsbury Town Common Oct. 15. The Clothesline Project was started in 1992 and since 2000 has been part of Pathways for Change. Its mission is to make the issues of sexual violence more widely known and to allow the victims of this violence to start […]

Corgis celebrate Halloween in style

October 25th, 2016

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By Bonnie Adams Managing Editor Southborough – What’s more fun than a bunch of Corgis? That would be a bunch of Corgis dressed in Halloween costumes! On a beautiful, crisp Oct. 23 afternoon, over 70 dogs and their family members, who are members of the Central Mass. Corgi Club, attended the second annual Corgi Spookfest […]

Pumpkins return to Hudson Recreation’s 19th fall festival

October 24th, 2016

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Hudson – After several years’ absence, decorated gourds returned on a cold and windy Oct. 22 when Hudson Recreation presented the 19th annual Pumpkin Fest at Morgan Bowl. New pumpkin-themed attractions were added alongside long-established activities.

Sheriff’s association hosts wellness event for Shrewsbury seniors

October 19th, 2016

(l to r)  Samantha Atchue, who has worked at Chick-fil-A "since day one"with Katie Lawson, who owns the Westborough franchise with her husband, Mike.

Shrewsbury – The Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff’s Association held its 1st Annual Healthy Harvest and Safety Symposium at the Shrewsbury Senior Center Oct. 13 to a full house. The free events included talks and advice on Hidden Health and Safety Issues As You Age,” “The New Age of Medicine: Less Is More,” “The Amazing […]

Shrewsbury Fire Department hosts open house

October 13th, 2016

Giovanni Booker, 4 and Kayden Booker, 6 from Worcester

Shrewsbury – Families, especially their young children, enjoyed visiting the open house held at the Shrewsbury Fire Department’s Church Street headquarters Oct. 8. Kids enjoyed the chance to sit in the driver’s seat of a fire truck and chat with firefighters about the importance of fire safety. Shrewsbury firefighter Bob Warren also answered questions on […]

Collings Foundation presents World War II re-enactments

October 10th, 2016

Re-enactors portraying Allied soldiers approach the battleground. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Region – The Collings Foundation in Stow presented Battle for the Airfield with World War II re-enactments Oct. 8 and 9. About 300 re-enactors represented several branches of Allied and Axis military. The main Allied powers in WWII were Great Britain, the United States, China and the Soviet Union.

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