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Holiday spirit arrives in Northborough

December 11th, 2016

Olivia Vitorino and Elly Hansen show their holiday spirit.

Northborough – Everyone knows it is the holiday season in Northborough when the town comes together for its annual Holiday Trolley Day and tree lighting ceremony. This year’s event was held Dec. 3.

Local gym teacher finds new passion helping students and community

December 8th, 2016

Christine Foley (center) with student volunteers 
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Region – When Shrewsbury resident Christine Foley took over as the physical education teacher at South High School in Worcester eight years ago, she could never have predicted the direction her career would take her. What started out as a part-time volunteer effort has become a full-time commitment to her students and the community.

Kids enjoy a visit with ‘Caring Santa’

December 4th, 2016

Jacob Manucci plays with a car while Santa looks on.

Marlborough – Meeting Santa Claus can be an exciting but scary thing for a child. And for a child with special needs, that experience, combined with the noise and bustle of a busy mall, can be truly overwhelming.

Shrewsbury loses to Duxbury in Super Bowl game

December 4th, 2016

Shrewsbury’s Connor McAulay keeps motoring forward as several Duxbury defenders try to bring him down.

Shrewsbury / Foxborough – They entered this year’s Division 2 Super Bowl billed as perhaps the most dominant team spread across all divisions; an offensive and defensive juggernaut seeking to leave their mark upon any opponent standing in their way. So to almost no one’s surprise, when the dust settled on their impressive 40-7 romp over Shrewsbury High, there would be few doubters remaining standing that would challenge those prognosticators point of view.

Grafton falls to Hanover in state Division 3 Super Bowl

December 4th, 2016

Grafton’s Ethan Farrah flies through the air after being tripped up while carrying the ball.

Foxboro – The Grafton Indians earned their berth in the state Division 3 Super Bowl game at Gillette Stadium by virtue of their perfect 12-0 record through the regular season and playoff run.

Apple Tree Arts to host holiday concert at Grafton Town House

December 2nd, 2016

Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus
Photo/submitted

Grafton – Apple Tree Arts will present its annual Holiday Concert Sunday, Dec. 4, at , 2:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, One Grafton Common. The free holiday concert is part of “Grafton Celebrates the Holidays” event sponsored by the town of Grafton’s Recreation Commission. Seating is on a first-come basis. “It’s exciting for us […]

Jets fan accepts loss with grace and humor

December 1st, 2016

A sad Carolyn Spring (c), a fan of the New York Jets, poses for a photo with fellow Rotary Club of Westborough members (and happy Patriots fans)  Betsy Moquin and Steven Sager

Westborough – Carolyn Spring, a well-known Westborough attorney, has always been a passionate New York Jets fan since she was a child growing up in Long Island. Her son, Matt, however, is an equally passionate New England Patriots fan.

Algonquin tops Westborough in annual Thanksgiving game

November 25th, 2016

Westborough’s Samuel Lis goes up high to intercept a pass intended for Brett Sherman.

Westborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the Westborough High School Rangers by a score of 35-14 in their annual Thanksgiving Day meet up.

Marlborough football falls to Falmouth in Division 2A state semi-finals

November 19th, 2016

Marlborough’s Jacob Dionne evades a tackle by Falmouth’s Trent Leachman.

Leominster – The Central Mass. Division 2A champion Marlborough High School Panthers fell to the undefeated Western Mass. champion Falmouth High School Clippers, by score of 27-20 in a state Division 2A semi-final playoff game.

Grafton football advances to state Division 3 finals

November 19th, 2016

Grafton’s Ifeatu Melifonwu breaks downfield en route to a touchdown.

Leominster – The Central Mass. Division 3 champion Grafton High School Indians fo
otball team defeated the Western Mass. champion Taconic High School Braves, by score of 26-13 in a state Division 3 semi-final playoff game. The game was played Nov. 19 at Doyle Field in Leominster.

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