Home » Region

Sonoma Restaurant to move to Beechwood Hotel

May 18th, 2017

Worcester – Dr. Charles and Janet Birbara, the owners of the Beechwood Hotel, have announced that Bill Brady, an award-winning chef and the owner of the Sonoma Restaurant in Princeton, will be moving his restaurant to the Beechwood this September. As such, the hotel’s current restaurant, CERES, will transform into Sonoma at the Beechwood. “The […]

Happy birthday, Dorothy Zwicker!

May 18th, 2017

Westborough – Turning 100 and joining the ranks of fellow centegenarians is not as rare as it was years ago. This milestone has been attributed to certain diets, high levels of activity, and, simply, good genes and luck.

Sawyer’s Bowladrome continues to offer family fun

May 18th, 2017

Northborough – The idea was hatched 65years ago from what was literally no more than a crawlspace in the basement of Northborough’s 13 Blake St. It was pure humble beginnings for sure to what has been a town fixture and loved by many for over six-plus decades.

Adding live music to weekly Hudson Farmers’ Market

May 18th, 2017

Hudson – Singer, songwriter and musician Gregory McConnell of Hudson interacts with a network of performers while actively participating in the region’s open mic circuit. Now, he’s inviting them to perform at a weekly entertainment showcase known as Market Music in conjunction with the first season of the Hudson Farmers’ Market.

Beckwith honored as cross country coach of the year

May 18th, 2017

Grafton – Is it possible for a high school coach to go to bed one night, wake up the next day and discover, quite by accident, that he or she has been bestowed with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (MIAA) highest coaching honor not knowing whether they were even in the mix?

Third annual Duck Dash for Camp Wonder June 10

May 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The third annual Duck Dash 5K Run/Walk for Camp Wonder will be held Saturday, June 10, at 9 a.m. at Sherwood Middle School, 28 Sherwood Ave. The race is organized by 2016 Shrewsbury High School graduate track alumnus Patricia Egan. Camp Wonder is a camp for children with chronic or life threatening skin […]

Westborough to hold Special Town Meeting regarding state hospital property

May 17th, 2017

Westborough – There will be a Special Town Meeting (STM) in Memorial Hall on the upper level of Town Hall, 34 East Main St., Tuesday, May 23 at 7 p.m.

Lions Club feeds 250 children from Boys and Girls Club

May 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Lions Club fed 250 children of the Worcester Boys and Girls Club April 27, preparing and serving pasta and meatballs. The event is one of the several community service projects the club performs; this one is the club’s biggest team effort. While known for vision and diabetes charities, the Lions Club […]

Survivor, volunteer to ride ninth Bicycles Battling Cancer

May 15th, 2017

Region – Cancer survivor Judi Burten of Newton knows firsthand how difficult it can be to arrange for transportation to and from treatment appointments. Grateful for help received from the American Cancer Society (ACS), she’s now volunteering to drive patients with its Road to Recovery program. She’s also preparing to ride in the ninth annual Bicycles Battling Cancer fundraiser for ACS,

Sheriff’s Office accepting applications for Basic Recruit Training Academy

May 15th, 2017

Region – The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for individuals interested in a career as a correctional officer for the start of their Basic Recruit Training Academy #48, which will begin in September. All qualified applicants must have an associate’s degree or higher education, or documentation of 60 credits toward completion of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or institution of […]

Recently Commented

  • Monica: Hello I,d like to enroll my 5 yr old to boys and girls scout. How can I do that, I live in Hudson.
  • Beth Bishop: Laurie and I had thought of doing the Indy show, we decided against doing the show as it is the same...
  • Paul Scott Malcolmson: This was a great article about the 50th reunion of Hudson Catholic High School. The article...
  • Linda Cavallero: I am confused by the comment by Mr Lebeaux which seems to say the board voted against Article 12 but...
  • Community Advocate Staff: Karen, There is a database that has been started at the Westborough Town Hall. You can try...