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The grass sometimes is greener

July 6th, 2017

Region – What a difference a year makes. Last June and July were exceedingly dry, with rains yielding barely one inch per month. This June however, the total is closer to 5 inches which has caused a loosening of most area water restrictions and restoring water levels to area lakes and reservoirs.

No more pencils…no more books

July 6th, 2017

Region – Listen closely and you will hear the sounds of summer – kids cheering, teachers breathing a sigh of relief, and perhaps some parental groaning now that school is out for the year. But have no fear parents…the Community Advocate is here to help!

Beatles for Sale at Dean Park July 19

June 30th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library, in conjunction with the Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Department, will present an outdoor concert featuring Beatles for Sale, Wednesday, July 19, at 6 p.m. at Dean Park. Beatles for Sale has been entertaining audiences of all ages since 2007 and has a repertoire of over 150 […]

Armed robbery at Turnpike Liquors in Shrewsbury

June 29th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department is seeking the public’s help after an armed robbery at Turnpike Liquors: On Tuesday, June 27th 2017 at 10:49 PM the Shrewsbury Police responded to the Turnpike Liquor store located at 166 Boston Turnpike (Route 9) for a reported Armed Robbery. Upon arrival Shrewsbury Police and determined a lone […]

Northborough Rotary awards scholarships

June 28th, 2017

Northborough – The Rotary Club of Northborough presented seven $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at the weekly Rotary luncheon June 13. Each year for the past 46 years, the Rotary Club of Northborough has held a pancake breakfast. This event continues each year thanks to the generous support of local individuals and businesses. Over the […]

‘Screen on the Green’ is back this July with new activities

June 28th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Public Library, Westborough Recreation Department, and the Westborough Farmer’s Market announce the fifth season of “Screen on the Green.” Free outdoor movies will be shown at the Bay State Green on Union Street in Westborough on Thursday nights at 8:30 p.m. from July 6-20 and at Lake Chauncy Beach July 27. […]

Southborough Little League field renamed in honor of Eric Green

June 28th, 2017

Southborough – On June 11, the Southborough Little League (SLL) officially renamed their marquee field, formerly Majors Field, as Eric Green Memorial Field. Eric was 12-year-old Southborough resident and Little League baseball player who passed away in January 2012 from an undiagnosed heart condition. This field naming is a fitting and special tribute to Eric and […]

YWCA Synchro-Maids take home first place in synchronized swimming championship

June 25th, 2017

Region – YWCA Central Massachusetts’s Sychro-Maids synchronized swimming team placed first in the New England Synchronized Swimming Association Regional Championships in the 12 and Under category May 21.

WCLT scholarships awarded

June 23rd, 2017

Westborough – In its 20th anniversary year, the Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) awarded two $1,000 scholarships and two honorable mentions to graduating Westborough High School (WHS) seniors. Selections were made on the basis of essays written for WCLT’s annual Earth Day Essay Contest. John O’Connell won a scholarship for his essay describing his Eagle […]

Shrewsbury Farmers Market to start June 28

June 23rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Farmers Market will be held every Wednesday this summer, June 28-Sept. 27, from 3-6:30 p.m. The market will be held at a new location this year, in the Shrewsbury Senior Center parking lot, 98 Maple Ave. For more information visit www.shrewsburyfarmersmarket.com.

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