May 31st, 2016
Shrewsbury – Despite a rainy morning May 30, Shrewsbury residents and visitors remembered fallen veterans with the town’s annual Memorial Day parade.
Selectmen Board Chair Maurice DePalo welcomed parade participants and spectators at the Soldier’s Statue. Participating in the parade were representatives of local and visiting veterans’ groups, Shrewsbury police and fire departments, elected officials and Scout troops.
May 31st, 2016
Northborough – Inclement weather May 30 cleared in time for Northborough residents and visitors to pay tribute to fallen veterans with the town’s annual Memorial Day parade. Stops were made at four monuments along the parade route.
May 30th, 2016
Westborough – A large contingent of Westborough residents of all ages put on their rain jackets and grabbed their umbrellas the morning of May 30 before gathering along South Street and then in front of the Forbes Municipal Building (FMB) to pay tribute to the town’s veterans on Memorial Day.
May 26th, 2016
Marlborough – The visiting Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Aztecs baseball team defeated cross-town rival Advanced Math and Science Academy Eagles by a score of 5-3 in an 8 inning game played May 25, 2016 at Stevens Park.
May 25th, 2016
Hudson – Stormtroopers roamed the grounds around the Hudson-Concord Elks #959 Pavilion when the third annual Millennium 5K was held May 22.
In its first two years, the “Star Wars” themed fundraiser helped John and Sheryl Marrazzo make their Hudson home become wheelchair accessible including an elevator for their son Jake, 13, a seventh-grader at David J. Quinn Middle School. He lives with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.
May 23rd, 2016
Hudson – The Xtreme Riders (XR) and the American Veterans Motorcycle Club (AVMC) are once again partnering to present the fourth annual T’s Ride, scheduled for Sunday, June 5, beginning and ending at the Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge #959. This memorial motorcycle ride celebrates the life of Tony “T” Fasulo, who passed away at age 48 in 2011 after crashing on Route 290 in Shrewsbury. Proceeds go to the Massachusetts Motorcyclists Survivors’ Fund (MMSF).
May 22nd, 2016
Grafton – Ideal spring weather May 14 contributed to another successful Grafton History Day held at Grafton Common. Co-sponsored by the Grafton Historical Society and the Grafton Garden Club, the annual five-hour event celebrates the town’s 1735 incorporation.
May 19th, 2016
Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant welcomed residents age 60 and over to the 40th annual Senior of the Year Dinner, held May 4 at the Marlborough High School (MHS) cafeteria. The occasion recognizes a resident who is at at least age 85 for contributions to the city. Vigeant expressed his pleasure in honoring George Whapham.
May 16th, 2016
Shrewsbury – Good teams in sports find many different ways of winning; some conventional, others not so much.
For the Shrewsbury High varsity baseball team, the wins have just kept on coming to the tune of a 12-3 record in one of the region’s more grueling leagues (Midland A). All have been by sound baseball execution, but in some the outcomes have been by means that sometimes have defied the baseball norm.
May 12th, 2016
Grafton/Marlborough – The Marlborough High School girls’ varsity lacrosse team went head to head with the Grafton High School Indians May 9 in Marlborough. Grafton came out strong and ended the first half with a score of 8 – 1. The Panthers battled hard until the very end, but could not close the gap. The final score was 15 – 2.