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Marlborough field hockey off to strong start

September 21st, 2016

Marlborough varsity field hockey senior co-captains (l to r) Catie Glennon, Jill Petrie and Katie Buroni. Photo/John Orrell

Marlborough – Post-game celebrations in sports can occur in wide-ranging ways. They often include lots of high-fives, team hugs, photos with championship banners and in some cases can be more extreme with Gatorade dousing, synchronized victory dances and more.

Shrewsbury artist is a late bloomer

September 21st, 2016

Artist Joel Engelhardt with several of his pieces of art work.

Shrewsbury – “I was 72 when I started, and I love what I’m doing now,” said Shrewsbury native and artist Joel Engelhardt, who is now 75.

Friends of the Poor Walk/Run to be held in Sudbury

September 20th, 2016

Region – The St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Society Conference of Immaculate Conception Church, Marlborough, in partnership with the SVdP Conference of St. Anselm Church, Sudbury, is participating in the Friends of the Poor Walk/Run Sunday, Sept. 25. The event begins at St. Anselm Church, 100 Landham Road, Sudbury, with registration at 10 a.m. The […]

Shrewsbury Garden Club to present floral designing event

September 20th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Garden Club will present “An Evening with Danielson’s Florist”  Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., in the Shrewsbury Public Library Meeting Room, 609 Main St. This floral designing event is free and open to the public.

Avidia donates $2,500 to Straight Ahead Ministries

September 20th, 2016

(l to r) Kim Perkins, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank; Danielle Gaudette, Westborough assistant branch manager of Avidia Bank; Sue Laperle, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank; Scott Larson, president of Straight Ahead Ministries; and Mark O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank. Photo/submitted

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to Straight Ahead Ministries of Worcester. This donation is for a Worcester Youth Re-entry Project. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Northborough’s 250th Committee to host finale dinner dance

September 20th, 2016


Northborough – Northborough’s year-long 250th anniversary celebration is coming to a close.  A finale dinner dance will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Double Tree by Hilton, 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets can be purchased on line through the Northborough Recreation Department at www.northboroughrecreation.com.  The cost is $50 […]

‘Ghosts in the Graveyard’ to be presented in Northborough

September 20th, 2016

The Northborough 250th Committee and the Northborough Historical Society will present “Ghosts in the Graveyard” Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Howard Street Cemetery from 7-9 p.m.

Marlborough officials announce investment in city’s parks and playgrounds

September 20th, 2016


Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant was joined Sept. 12 by state Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton), state Representative Danielle Gregoire, (D-Marlborough) and state Representative Carmine Gentile (D-Sudbury) to announce renovations at two Marlborough playgrounds.

‘American Pickers’ to film in Massachusetts

September 17th, 2016

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fitz, stars of “American Pickers" (Photo/submitted)

  Region – The team from the hit show “American Pickers” will be visiting Massachusetts this fall to film new episodes. The show’s two stars, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fitz, scour the nation searching for long-forgotten antiques and treasures. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn the interesting stories behind them. […]

Applefest Street Fair and parade to be held Sunday, Sept. 18

September 17th, 2016

The Rotary Club of Northborough will host the popular Street Fair on Sunday, Sept. 18. Photo/submitted

Northborough – The town-wide 2016 Applefest Celebration will culminate tomorrow, Sunday, Sept 18.

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