March 7th, 2014
Marlborough – The Central Mass Division 3 boys’ hockey semi-final was held March 5 at the New England Sports Center with the number one seed Shrewsbury High School Colonials hosting the fourth-seed Leominster High School Blue Devils.
Shrewsbury’s Sean Hallice (assisted by Brayden Carroll and Matt Ward) had the only score of the first period for a 1-0 Colonials lead.
March 7th, 2014
Worcester – The girls’ basketball Central Division 1 semi-final game at Worcester Polytechnic’s Harrison Auditorium on Mar. 4 had the Westford Academy Grey Ghosts hosting the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks.
The Grey Ghosts pulled ahead of the Tomahawks early, and lead 16-13 at the end of the first period. Westford then extended their lead to 33-21 at the half.
March 4th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Mike Morgera was leaving for work early this morning when he snapped this photo at the intersection of Winslow Street and Main Boulevard. “I cannot confirm a sleigh at the end of this line of deer though I can confirm that there were at least 15 of them,” he noted.
March 3rd, 2014
Worcester – The boys’ basketball Massachusetts Central Division 1 semi-final game featuring the second-seeded St. John’s High School Pioneers playing the third-seeded St. Peter-Marian Junior-Senior High School Guardians took place at the Harrison Auditorium on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute March 2.
The first period saw St. John’s with a small lead, 15-13. In the second period, St. Peter-Marian took a 32-26 lead into the half.
March 2nd, 2014
Shrewsbury – Anna Connors of Shrewsbury has always been physically active. She studied dance from age 5 through her 20s. Then she became a competitive runner and participated in marathons. Now age 60, she continues a disciplined exercise routine after a 2006 diagnosis of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS).
“I vowed to take care of myself and not let this get me down,” she said.
February 27th, 2014
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Fire Department recently presented its Student Awareness and Fire Education, or S.A.F.E., program to displaced families that are now residing at the Days Inn. The program gave Captain Sean T. Lawlor and other fire department personnel a chance to speak with the tenants about fire safety in the confines of the hotel.
Lawlor began the program for the adults by talking about emergency exit plans. He encouraged them to make sure they know what to do if a fire were to occur and suggested that they practice an exit plan with their children in a calm manner so they will know how to react.
February 26th, 2014
Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth M. Paulhus speaks after his installation ceremony Feb. 25 at the Southborough Senior Center. Members of Boy Scout Troop 92 served as color guard. The Rev. James B. Flynn of St. Matthew Parish offered an invocation. Selectman John Rooney welcomed the guests. Town Clerk Paul Berry administered the oath. Afterward, [...]
February 21st, 2014
To the Editor: I would like to extend my thanks and gratitude to everyone that contributed to the great success of the first annual Matt Bruce Ice Fishing Derby held Feb. 15 at Lake Chauncy in Westborough. This event was nothing short of spectacular and it was an uplifting experience for everyone that participated. Even [...]
February 20th, 2014
Hudson – According to the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) website, “Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed in childhood, affecting approximately 1 in every 3,500 live male births (about 20,000 new cases each year).”
February 20th, 2014
Marlborough – Mike and Jean Morrisey have been through the heartache of losing a baby from a miscarriage. So when they got a chance call from the state medical examiner’s about an abandoned baby, they knew they had to do something.
“We were known throughout the state for our fight against the hospital where my wife had a miscarriage,” said Mike Morrisey.
So when a baby was found dead in 2011, officials contacted the Morrisseys.
“They said we would know someone who could help keep the baby from being buried in Potter’s Field,” Mike said, of the areas in cemeteries where indigent or those whose identities are not known are buried.