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Grafton High hockey excited about invigorating season

January 11th, 2016

Grafton teammates celebrate after celebrating a second period goal.

Region – In not-too-distant seasons past, mediocrity has been the norm for the Grafton High varsity ice hockey team. It’s not that the effort has not been there, quite the contrary, but records of .500 in 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 were pedestrian at best, say current seniors who were members of those squads.

St. John’s hands Shrewsbury first defeat of the season

January 11th, 2016

Shrewsbury High School's Adam Twitchell (l) is thwarted by St. John's High School's goalkeeper Corey Splaine (r).

Westborough – The undefeated Shrewsbury High School Colonials hosted their cross-town rivals St. John’s High School Pioneers at Northstar Ice Sports Jan 9.

Ted’s of Fayville celebrates grand opening of new location

January 8th, 2016

(l to r) State Rep. Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston; Michael Aspesi, Peter Aspesi, Marilyn Aspesi, Stephen Aspesi, Selectman Brian Shea; Southborough Town Administrator Mark Purple and Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce 

Southborough – Local and state officials joined the Aspesi family, the owners of Ted’s of Fayville, Dec. 30 as they celebrated the grand opening of their new 300 Turnpike Road(Rt. 9 East bound) location. The company has provided towing, recovery and equipment transportation for over 85 years.

Algonquin gymnastics hosts Marlborough and Hudson

January 7th, 2016


Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School gymnastics team hosted a meet Jan. 6 that included both the Marlborough High School and Hudson High School teams. Algonquin came out on top with a score of 133, followed by Marlborough with 130.6 and Hudson with 122.1.

Algonquin swim team off to great start

January 6th, 2016

Ethan McRae

Region – It may be one of the most prolific high school consecutive win streaks that this region has seen in modern times. If records were kept on such accomplishments, it would be a lock that what the Algonquin Regional High varsity swim team has achieved is unparalleled in any area sport.

Making hay (or snow) while the sun shines

January 6th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Ski Ward is busy taking advantage of the colder weather this week to make snow. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Library patrons of all ages celebrate ‘Noon Year’s Eve’

January 2nd, 2016

Emily Sullivan helps her son Everett, 20 months, craft a noisemaker.

Hudson – Families enjoyed a fun-filled hour Dec. 31 at the Hudson Public Library Children’s Room as they attended the second annual Noon Year’s Eve Party.

Shrewsbury boys’ hockey triumphs over Marlborough

December 31st, 2015

Marlborough’s Ryan MacGlashing fights off Shrewsbury’s Tom Abbott (left) and Pat Kelly (right) as he tries to make a play for the puck.

Marlborough – The visiting Shrewsbury High School Colonials boys ice hockey team defeated the Marlborough High School Panthers by a score of 4-1 in a New Year’s Eve matchup played at Navin Arena.

With win, Shrewsbury boys’ basketball hopes to turn the page

December 31st, 2015

Shrewsbury's Dillon Zona (left)  tries to get past Doherty's Marty Silvera (right).

By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Worcester – The climb is the steepest of the steep for any winter sports team that remains winless once the calendar turns the page into the new year. The odds of qualifying for district post-season play without at least one win under the belt grow long. Such was the situation […]

St. John’s wins Laska Yuletide Invitational

December 31st, 2015

St. John's Tyler Mola (right) defends against Wachusett's Luke Lindholm (left).

Worcester – Saint John’s High boys’ varsity basketball head coach Bob Foley will admit in all candor and humility that it never gets old. It never has nor will it ever be.

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