Shrewsbury – The waters of Lake Quinsigamond came alive with the sounds of laughter and music Saturday, Sept. 1 as fifteen motor boats participated in a boat parade sponsored by the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association (LQWA). Joining them on the lake was a host of other vessels who enjoyed watching the parade on the slightly overcast but comfortably warm day.
Westborough – Families flocked to the annual Westborough July 4th Family Block Party, held June 29 in the downtown area. The four-hour evening of family fun featured entertainment, food concessions, a roaming railroad, and hay and pony rides. The event was sponsored by the Westborough July 4th Planning Committee. (Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.)
Shrewsbury – (l to r) Mike and Julie Rondinelli, and Jim and Nancy Coghlin Sr. place bids on items at the silent auction during the fourth annual Celebration in the Garden Party, held June 16 at the historic Fallon House, home of hosts Heather and Jason Logrippo. Over 300 guests attended the fundraiser to support [...]
Marlborough – The fifth annual Taste of Downtown Marlborough & Brewfest was presented June 11 by Olde Marlborough. Musicians provided live entertainment while guests sampled food from more than 30 eateries and craft beers from over 30 microbreweries. Olde Marlborough shared proceeds with the Shawna Jean Larassa Memorial Scholarship Fund, the Marlborough Downtown Village [...]
Marlborough – For the 38th year in a row, the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament at the Marlborough Country Club June 5. The event raises money to sponsor various local projects such as the Women’s Business Council, the government affairs committee, the ambassador program and the business connection program. It is one of the longest running and most entertaining golf events in the area.
The benefit featured an all-day putting contest, a hole-in-one contest, a raffle, many prizes and complimentary, humorous caricatures of each golfer. Volunteers joined Chamber of Commerce staff members to organize the program and make sure everything ran smoothly. President Susanne Leeber and Executive Vice President Cathy Mogavero were on hand to thank the many participants who supported the Open and all the volunteers who made this fundraiser successful.
Shrewsbury – (l-r) Shrewsbury High School (SHS) seniors Nate Vilandre, Michaela Hummer, Matt Beckstrom, and DJ Audet gather before their graduation ceremony, held May 31 at SHS.
Northborough – Residents gathered in Northborough Monday 28 to honor the town’s veterans with a parade and ceremonies at the war memorials. The day’s events were organized by the American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234. (Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.)
Westborough – The town commemorated Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, with a parade and ceremonies held at each of the town’s war monuments. Kenneth Ferrera, the town’s Assistant Veterans Agent, served as Master of Ceremonies for the day while John Matson and the late Stephen Sullivan were honored as the parade’s Grand Marshals. Here are some [...]
Marlborough – Doug Rowe received the proclamation naming him Humanitarian of the Year from Mayor Arthur Vigeant at the Mayor’s Charity Ball, held May 5 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel. The proclamation recognized Rowe as “a tireless legal advocate for area residents.” The Mayor’s Charity Ball has been held each inaugural year since [...]
By Sue Wambolt, Contributing Writer Southborough – Daughters of the British Empire Jubilee Chapter donned festive hats and celebrated poetry month at the Southborough Library April 17 with coffee, tea and poetry. Photos/Sue Wambolt