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Snowflake Kickball Festival scores spring-like weather

March 9th, 2017

Marlborough – Perhaps global warming is altering a longtime fundraiser in Marlborough. Sixteen teams, each consisting of at least 10 players, could dress for springtime Feb. 25 while competing in the 16th annual Snowflake Kickball Festival.

Poetry and music combine in choral program Southborough

March 5th, 2017

Region – “The Poet Sings,” a choral program, will be presented by Assabet Valley Mastersingers (AVM) at St. Mark’s School, 25 Marlboro Road (Route 85) in Southborough at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 19.  Remarkable poems by authors such as Blake, Byron and Wordsworth will come to life in settings by accomplished composers. During the […]

Assabet student achieves Eagle Scout rank

March 5th, 2017

Region – David Baird, a senior at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School from Clinton, recently earned his Eagle Scout rank Baird was in the Boy Scouts since he was in first grade. Achieving his Eagle Scout rank, the highest available in scouting, was something that he worked toward for a long time as he […]

Selectmen reviews preliminary Town Meeting warrant

March 4th, 2017

Northborough – At the Feb. 27 Northborough Board of Selectmen meeting, Town Administrator, John Coderre presented a draft summary of the anticipated warrant articles for the Monday, April 24 Annual Town Meeting. The proposed draft contains 54 articles.

Singer, songwriter celebrates 100th town in its 300th year

March 4th, 2017

Westborough – Singer and songwriter Luanne Crosby drew upon a lifetime of experience to help celebrate the 300th anniversary of the state’s 100th incorporated town, which she has called home since 1989. As a gift to Westborough, she composed the song “The 100th Town.”

Hudson creates dementia-friendly registry

March 3rd, 2017

Hudson – “Action” is the keyword for the Hudson action team of the dementia-friendly community initiative. As its first course of action, the Hudson police and health departments collaborated with the senior center to create a dementia-friendly registry.

Golf fundraiser will honor memory of Jay Dion in May

March 3rd, 2017

Northborough – The first Friends of Jay Dion Memorial Classic golf tournament will be held Thursday, May 25, at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough.

Local special education groups host free IEP workshop

March 2nd, 2017

Region – If you navigate through the special education journey for your child and find yourself at a crossroads with your IEP or 504 team, this free workshop will help you take your next steps. The Northborough/Southborough/Algonquin Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC), Westborough SEPAC and Shrewsbury SEPAC will hold a free workshop Wednesday, March 8, at the […]

SYFS to shine a ‘Sparkle of Hope’ on mental health

March 1st, 2017

Shrewsbury – On Saturday, March 11, Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) will host its inaugural “Sparkle of Hope” event to benefit the agency’s mental health initiatives. The evening will be held at Saint John’s High School in Shrewsbury beginning at 6 p.m. It will include cocktails, a gourmet dinner prepared by Struck Catering, games, […]

Big book sale at Northborough Library March 30 – April 1

February 26th, 2017

Northborough – The Friends of the Northborough Library will hold its 2017 annual BIG BIG Book Sale Thursday to Saturday, March 30 to April 1, at the library, 34 Main St. The sales will begin at 9:30 a.m. each day; on Thursday and Friday, it will close at 5 p.m.; on Saturday, the sale will […]

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