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ARHS Theater to present ‘Good News’

November 29th, 2015

ARHS football players rehearsing for their roles in Good News.

Northborough – With its resounding win over rival Westborough High School on Thanksgiving Day, the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) football team finished its best season since 1987.

Now, approximately 10 members of the team will be facing a different kind of challenge in front of a different type of audience. The players are also members of the cast of the school’s production of “Good News,” which will be presented Thursday, Dec. 3 through Saturday, Dec. 5 at ARHS.

Over 1,100 ‘gobble wobble’ for new playground

November 27th, 2015

Runners turn onto the driveway of Trottier Middle School.

Southborough – Over 1,100 runners and walkers worked up an appetite Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 27, by participating in the ninth annual Gobble Wobble 5K Road Race and Two-Mile Walk, beginning and ending at Trottier Middle School. A Kids Fun Run followed with children ages 3 to 11 competing in three age categories.

Algonquin tops Westborough in annual Thanksgiving game

November 26th, 2015

Algonquin’s Billy Polymeros (#3) fights his way into the end zone for a touchdown in the first quarter.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the Westborough High School Rangers by a score of 41-0 in their annual Thanksgiving Day meet up. This year’s edition of the game was played at Algonquin Regional.

Marlborough’s senior football players start new tradition

November 25th, 2015

The cutouts honor the team's senior players.

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Marlborough – For high school football teams, the annual Thanksgiving game against their longtime rivals is one of the, if not the biggest, games of the season. For the team’s seniors, many of whom will be hanging up the cleats after the game, it can be especially poignant. But as […]

Historical restoration helps bring town’s history alive for present and future generations

November 24th, 2015

Ed Turner stands next to a restored frame with one of the town's historical documents.

Westborough – As the proprietor of the Art and Frame Emporium, Ed Turner naturally has a passion for art. But after a recent project he completed for the town of Westborough, he has found he is also inspired about using art to preserve local history.

Over the course of the last year and a half, Turner and his team refinished 16 antique frames that were found abandoned in the attic of the old Westborough fire station. Those pieces were then used to display priceless documents that had been stored in the town vault. How this project all came to fruition is a happy story of chance, luck and synchronicity, as well as a dedicated group of residents and professionals who knew they had treasures on their hands.

Grafton Town House renovations will benefit community

November 24th, 2015

Donna Blanchard, executive director, and Paul Scarlett, president of the board of directors, Apple Tree Arts

Grafton – Since it was originally built in the early 1850s, Grafton’s Town House has literally and figuratively been a key part of the town’s common area. At times it served as municipal building, hosted numerous plays, concerts, lectures, basketball games, banquets and more, and now, home to several small businesses.

Area cheerleaders compete for state championship

November 23rd, 2015

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Northborough – The Hudson High School cheerleading squad competed in the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators Association (MSSAA) 2015 fall cheerleading state championship in the coed small school category Nov. 22 at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough. The squad placed sixth.

Westborough girls’ volleyball loses close title match to Notre Dame

November 22nd, 2015

The Westborough girls' volleyball team poses with their runner-up trophy. 
Photo/John Orrell

By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Fitchburg – So many good things have happened for the Westborough High girls’ varsity volleyball team in this 2015 season that it seemed like the very best was destined to come when the team traveled north to Fitchburg High School Nov. 21. And for a time, it did indeed appear […]

Algonquin girls’ soccer run at state title falls short

November 22nd, 2015

Algonquin coach Scott Taggart and captains (from left) Kendall Sweeney, Meagan Stassi, Caroline Leonard and Kate Hostage pose with their trophy.

Lynn – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks fell to the Needham High School Rockets by a score of 3-1 in the 2015 MIAA Girls Soccer Division 1 State Finals. The state championship game was played Nov. 21 at Manning Field in Lynn.

Westborough girls’ volleyball heading to state championship

November 18th, 2015

Westborough High School's Julie Hutchinson sets the ball.

Tewksbury – The Westborough High School Rangers traveled to Tewksbury Memorial High School to face the Arlington High School Cougars for their State Division 2 semi-final girls’ volleyball match Nov. 17.

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