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Hogans receive Community Service Award

January 19th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services recently announced that Matt and Laurie Hogan have been selected to receive the prestigious Harry S. Cutting Jr. Award for their significant contributions to the town.

Assabet Chamber’s Coffee Connection to be held in Stow Jan. 27

January 18th, 2017

Region – The Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce announced that January’s Coffee Connection (an early-riser networking opportunity) will be held Friday, Jan. 27, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Located at Star Custom Framers, 117 Great Road, Stow, the event is sponsored by both Star Custom Framers and Emma’s Café. The program includes round-the-room introductions at […]

Westborough seeking proposals for Spurr House

January 18th, 2017

Westborough – The town of Westborough is seeking proposals to sell the town-owned property located at 7 Parkman St., containing 22,650 square feet, more or less, currently identified as the Spurr House. Sealed proposals shall be received by the Town Manager, Town Hall, 34 W. Main St., Westborough, MA 01581 until Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 […]

Marlborough Girl Scouts to host houseware and linen collection

January 15th, 2017

Marlborough – On Monday, Jan. 16, the Marlborough Girl Scouts will partner with Fresh Start Furniture Bank of Hudson (formerly Touchstone Furniture Depot of Marlborough) for a Day of Service. One of the missions of Girl Scouts is to “Take action and make the world a better place.” The Girl Scouts are organizing a houseware […]

St. Mary School participates in book drive for Worcester school

January 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Saint Mary School in Shrewsbury recently welcomed a visit from seven AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students, Principal Dr. Siobhan Dennis (Saint Mary School Class of 1991), and teacher Lisa Carignan from Columbus Park School in Worcester. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in […]

Super Book Sale at Northborough Library

January 14th, 2017

Northborough – A Super Book Sale will occur at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Friday, Feb. 3, from 12-5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 4, from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. The sale will feature books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs for adults and teens. Books for sale will include fiction and non-fiction in both softcover and […]

Holocaust author to speak at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

January 14th, 2017

Westborough – Irit Schaffer, author of “Good Blood: A Journey of Healing,” will speak at Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 45 Oak St., Westborough, Sunday, Jan. 29, from 9 – 11 a.m. In her book, Schaffer shares pain and joy, and fear and forgiveness in her deeply personal family memoir of four generations. When Schaffer was a […]

Applications now available for Youth in Philanthropy spring programs

January 12th, 2017

Region – The Foundation for MetroWest is currently accepting applications for their Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) programs to take place this spring in Hopkinton, Sudbury and Wellesley. Applications are currently being accepted online at www.foundationformetrowest.org/YIP through Tuesday, Jan. 17, with programs beginning in late January. YIP-Hopkinton will be held at the Hopkinton Center for the […]

Girl Scout mission inspires to help defray medical costs

January 12th, 2017

Marlborough – The Girl Scout motto, “Be prepared,” is explained in the organization’s 1947 handbook: “A Girl Scout is ready to help out wherever she is needed. Willingness to serve is not enough; you must know how to do the job well, even in an emergency.”

‘History of Route 20’ at Shrewsbury Historical Society

January 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Historical Society, 17 Church Road, will present “History of Route 20” by Bryan Farr Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. Farr is president and founder of the Historic Route 20 Association, and author of the book “Historic US Route 20.” This presentation will highlight the historical and cultural significance of the highway […]

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