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Westborough celebrates Red Sox championship

February 19th, 2014

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Westborough – Vanessa and Manny Aires, their children Max and Elsiana, and Boston Red Sox mascot “Wally, the Green Monster” pose for a photo with the 2013 Major League Baseball Commissioner’s Trophy Feb. 17 at the Elsie A. Hastings Elementary School. Hundreds of fans came to the school to have their photo taken with the [...]

Algonquin swimming and diving league champions

February 7th, 2014

Westborough’s Bonnie Nolan swims the breaststroke leg of the 200-yard individual medley at the Midland-Wachusett League Invitational Championships. (Photo/Jeff Slovin)

Region – The Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) Tomahawks swim team finished in second place at the Midland-Wachusett League Invitational Championships. The Tomahawks scored 567 total points, behind Tyngsboro High School 640 points. The Westborough High School Rangers placed third with 547 points and the Shrewsbury High School Colonials came in seventh with 390 points.

Tempting taste buds internationally

February 7th, 2014

Eighth-graders Sherry Lin and Sue Lee serve South Korean scallion pie.

Southborough – Multicultural Week concluded Feb. 1 at Fay School with the annual Taste of Nations, an extensive international buffet dinner. Delicacies were prepared for guests by boarding students from around the world, faculty, staff and parents. For more photos, visit communityadvocate.com; click “Home,” then “Photo Galleries.” Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.           [...]

Family network makes a play date

February 7th, 2014

Kayla Onyango, 4, of Marlborough rides a miniature roller coaster.

Region – Children and grownups from the Together We Can Family Network (TWCFN) enjoyed an active afternoon Feb. 2 at Playtown Express in Southborough. After a couple hours of climbing, bouncing, riding and laughing, the kids were treated to snacks and given a book to take home. TWCFN offers free activities for families up to [...]

Sherwood students show off talent

February 7th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – The Sherwood Middle School held its annual talent show Jan. 17, which featured students singing, dancing, playing instruments, performing comedy, and emceeing.              

Tempting taste buds internationally

February 7th, 2014

Eighth-graders Sherry Lin and Sue Lee serve South Korean scallion pie.

Southborough – Multicultural Week concluded Feb. 1 at Fay School with the annual Taste of Nations, an extensive international buffet dinner. Delicacies were prepared for guests by boarding students from around the world, faculty, staff and parents. Photos/ Ed Karvoski Jr.

Popped! goes the improv comedy at Hudson High

February 3rd, 2014

Andrew Hatch and Brian Matthews focus their attention differently across the stage.

Hudson – Many people fear the thought of performing onstage in front of a crowd of spectators. And even those who do accept the challenge are often afraid of forgetting their memorized lines. In contrast, there’s the improvisational comedy troupe known as Popped! consisting of students in grades eight through 12. They bravely took the stage unscripted Jan. 9, 10, and 11 in the Intel Mini Theatre at Hudson High School.

Season’s greetings from Southborough Senior Songsters

December 15th, 2013

Ford Sanborn croons “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”

Southborough – Guests gathered Dec. 13 for a catered Holiday Brunch at the Southborough Senior Center. Entertainment was provided by the Southborough Senior Songsters, whose performances are produced and directed by Jim and Linda Duncan of Westborough.

Children celebrate worldwide holidays

December 15th, 2013

Julian Miculli, 6, and his brother, Sebastian, 4, do an Italian dance known as the tarantela.

Westborough – Families attended the annual Children’s Festival of Holidays held Dec. 14 at the Boroughs Family Branch YMCA. Through hands-on crafts, music, dance and culinary treats, children learned about holidays celebrated around the globe. Festivities included a craft fair earlier that morning. The fun and educational event was open to the community free of [...]

Festival features trees and more

December 15th, 2013

Bryce Barnes, 3, places a raffle ticket for a chance to win a tree he likes.

Marlborough – When the sixth annual Metrowest Festival of Trees was held Dec. 13, 14 and 15, it returned for the second year at the 47,500-square-foot Royal Plaza Trade Center. In addition to wreaths, nearly 100 decorated trees from two- to 7-1/2 feet were sponsored by businesses, organizations and community leaders. Many guests purchased raffle tickets for a chance to win their favorite entries.








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