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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

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Shrewsbury High School

St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury

Westborough High School

Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

St. Mark’s School, Southborough

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Runners, walkers to raise ‘dollars for scholars’ with 5K

November 1st, 2017

Marlborough – Deb Giroux of Marlborough will continue her Thanksgiving Day morning tradition of walking a 5K. For the second year, her efforts will benefit the Citizens Scholarship Foundation of Marlborough (CSFM) “Dollars for Scholars” for which she serves as the board vice president.

Shrewsbury boys soccer tops Grafton 1-0

November 1st, 2017

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Grafton – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials boys soccer team defeated the Grafton Indians by a score of 1-0. The game, played Oct. 30, was technically a home game for Shrewsbury, and was moved to the turf field at Grafton High School after the overnight storms left the Shrewsbury field […]

Hudson runner turns fitness goal into near 10-year ‘run streak’

October 30th, 2017

Hudson – John Devereaux logs his daily runs in notebooks which he keeps in his Hudson home. Those notebooks, some almost a decade old, now form a large collection chronicling over 3,500 runs through Hudson.

The 51-year-old has been running at least one mile per day every day since Jan. 1, 2008. His feat, known as a “run streak,” is controversial among runners, some of whom fear its health effects. For Devereaux, however, health is the very reason he keeps running.

Over 300 participate in Mary Beth Benison Foundation 5K Road Race

October 30th, 2017

Region – The weather held out on Oct. 15 for over 300 runners participating in the 2nd Mary Beth Benison (MBB) Foundation 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run. The foundation uses the MBBF 5k as a way to honor the late Mary Beth Benison, a Northborough resident who passed away from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2015 and another individual from Central Massachusetts who is living with ALS or who has passed away from ALS. This year’s race was in memory of Maryellen Standring who lived in Holden and passed away from ALS in 2014.

Westborough Jazzercise supports community in varied ways

October 19th, 2017

Westborough – In September, five members of Westborough Jazzercise, the “Jazz Girls” (Pam Meoli, Asha Sherring, Darrell Potosnak, Joyce Knoll, and Donna Rozenthals) participated in the Jimmy Fund Walk. Westborough Jazzercise hosted a special class for members and non-members, raising $1,700 for the team.

Algonquin takes on Nashoba in soccer doubleheader

October 16th, 2017

Region – The Algonquin Regional High School boys and girls soccer teams travelled to Nashoba Regional on Saturday, October 14 for a soccer doubleheader.

Public is invited to WHS Homecoming Festival

October 15th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough High School Student Council will be holding its annual Homecoming Festival Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature booths and activities for kids of all ages, food, prizes, raffles, and a huge silent auction. Westborough High School’s football teams will be playing against Wachusett Regional […]

Hudson High 2017 Hall of Fame induction ceremony Nov. 24

October 12th, 2017

Hudson – Ten individual outstanding athletes and five winning teams will be inducted into the 10th bi-annual Hudson High School (HHS) Hall of Fame at luncheon and induction ceremonies Friday, Nov. 24, at Riverview, Hudson Portuguese Club, 13 Port St., at 11 a.m.

Marlborough Field Hockey Defeats Westborough

October 5th, 2017

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School Panthers field hockey team defeated the visiting Westborough High School Rangers by a score of 4-1 in a game played October 4.

Largest personal gift to the campaign for Shrewsbury athletic fields announced

October 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Campaign for Shrewsbury Athletic Fields recently announced that Paula and Jim Buonomo of Shrewsbury have committed $50,000 toward the Shrewsbury High School synthetic turf field project, the largest personal gift the campaign has received to date.

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