June 13th, 2014
Region – Federal, state and local officials, as well as members of the public attended the groundbreaking ceremony June 6 for the Worcester Regional Transit Authority’s (WRTA) Maintenance and Operations Facility, located at 42 Quinsigamond Ave. in Worcester. The new facility is on 11 acres of land in a manufacturing zone and will replace the [...]
June 11th, 2014
Region – Don’t miss the 13th Annual RiverFest , an opportunity to enjoy a full weekend of activities celebrating our local federally-designated Wild & Scenic Rivers, the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord, from Friday, June 20 through Sunday, June 22. Forty-five events in nine communities will be free and open to all who want to experience [...]
June 10th, 2014
Northborough – The Northborough Free Library, located at 34 Main St., will be closed Friday, June 13, at 2 p.m., through Monday, June 16, at noon, for carpet replacement in the lobby and meeting rooms. Because of the primary location in the library for the work, regular business could not be conducted, and handicapped access [...]
May 22nd, 2014
Region – Here is a preview of Memorial Day events that will be held in local towns: Hudson – Since 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, there will be a special recognition and wreath ceremony in Hudson Monday May 26. The parade forms at AMVETS, 5 South St., at 9:45 a.m. [...]
May 22nd, 2014
Worcester – Training our youth for the jobs of the future, recognizing excellence, and expanding access to education are the goals of the Career, Vocational, Technical, and Agricultural Education Summit presented by the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA). More than 200 leaders and officials from across the [...]
May 17th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Enjoy the musical/dancing fountains at Dean Park Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 12 – 2 p.m. and 4 – 9:45 p.m. Music to accompany the fountains can be heard on 91.7 FM on your car or portable radios. The colored lights can be seen from 9 – 9:45 p.m. Listen to the [...]
May 16th, 2014
Region – Families still have time to register children in the 26th season of the Summer Drama Workshop by Sunday, June 1. Last year’s enrollment included 134 students from 15 communities including Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough.
May 8th, 2014
Region – State officials interacted with guests at the 34th annual Senior Conference, held April 24 at Hudson High School. For the sixth year, the free conference was hosted by state Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton, for constituents from 14 communities in the Middlesex and Worcester District including Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough (precinct 3), Southborough and Westborough.
May 6th, 2014
Region – When Jeffrey Chin of Shrewsbury began as chief executive officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Central Mass/Metrowest in January 2013, it was the beginning of the agency’s 50th anniversary.
April 30th, 2014
Ashland – The annual, live Candidates’ Forum will be held on Wednesday, May 14, giving citizens the opportunity to directly question those running for town boards and committees. The forum, which starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Ashland Library, Community Room, 66 Front St., will be moderated by Roberta Soolman. The public is invited to [...]