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Stop & Shop ‘Turkey Express’ donates to food bank

November 16th, 2016

Officials from the Worcester County Food Bank and Stop & Shop admire turkeys donated to the food bank.

Region – The Stop & Shop “Turkey Express” truck pulled up to the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) in Shrewsbury Nov. 4. to deliver 1,000 turkeys.

Grafton boys’ soccer falls to Nipmuc

November 14th, 2016

Grafton’s #10 Fred Zheng battles with Nipmuc’s Jonas Walter for possession of the ball.

Region – Nipmuc Regional High School boys’ soccer team defeated Grafton High School to win the Central Division 3 title in a game played Nov. 11 at Nashoba Valley Regional High School. Photos/Kelly Burneson

Shrewsbury holds off ARHS to win division title

November 13th, 2016

Shrewsbury High School football team members celebrate after winning the Central Mass Division 2 finals.

Worcester – Anyone on hand wondering just what style of offense that Shrewsbury High School would employ in its Central Mass. Division 2 football title matchup with Algonquin Regional High School at Worcester’s Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium on Nov. 12 did not have long to wait to find out.

Westborough High boys’ soccer wins title in OT

November 13th, 2016

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Westborough / Bolton — Westborough High senior co-captain Spencer Nagi scored a pair of goals, but saved his best for last to lead his team to a 2-1 OT victory over seventh-seed Wachusett Regional High School in a game held at Nashoba Regional on Nov. 11.

A sobering statistic

November 11th, 2016

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Southborough – On this Veterans Day, St. Mark’s School “Supports our Veterans” by recognizing the approximately 22 veterans who nationwide  commit suicide each day. On its massive lawn, near the intersection of Routes 30 and 85, 682 flags wave, in quiet tribute to the projected number of veterans who possibly may take their own lives […]

Children hold trike-a-thon to raise money for St. Jude’s

November 11th, 2016

Ava M., 4, from Worcester, raised over $800 for St. Jude’s.
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Shrewsbury – The students of God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten at the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury recently held their annual St. Jude Children’s Hospital Trike-A-Thon to raise awareness and funds for children and families affected by childhood cancer. The students collected donations and then rode their trikes at school. The entire school raised $2,550. Each […]

Drewry attends Green Berets ceremony at Arlington to honor JFK

November 10th, 2016

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Westborough – Ever since he served in the U.S. Army’s Green Berets in the Vietnam War, where he earned a Purple Heart for wounds suffered during combat and a Bronze Star for valor, Denzil Drewry has been a staunch advocate for veterans’ rights.

Country Western Night to benefit cancer walk Nov. 12

November 3rd, 2016

Four-time cancer survivor Vikki Crowley (standing, left) and Team Vikki ride on a float that won the Grand Marshal’s Trophy in the 2016 Marlborough Labor Day parade.
File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Shrewsbury – A Country Western Night fundraising event will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 11 p.m. at SAC Park, (Scandinavian Athletic Club), 438 Lake St., Shrewsbury. The event is being organized by Vikki Crowley, a four-time cancer from Marlborough. Proceeds will benefit the 15th Just ‘Cause Breast Cancer Walk, a three-day 60-mile […]

Are we going to pot…or not?

November 3rd, 2016

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Region – As Massachusetts voters prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, they will be faced with four referendum questions. Perhaps the least understood is Question 4 which pertains to the legalization of recreational marijuana. Regardless of your opinion of the drug, it’s important to realize the potential ramifications of legalization. Although the […]

Modern Dentistry to offer free dental clinic for veterans

November 1st, 2016

Dr. YiChen (Jenn) Wei and Dr. Mehdi Karimipour, with their daughter

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Shrewsbury – As a way to thank local veterans, Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury is proud to announce that it will be hosting a free Dental Day for veterans on Saturday, Nov. 12.

The clinic will be overseen by Dr. Mehdi Karimipour (known as Dr. Mehdi) and his wife, Dr. YiChen (Jenn) Wei, who both joined Modern Dentistry and Dr. Todd Pizzi this past summer. Both doctors have extensive experience and years of dental specialty training. In addition, Dr. Mehdi has trained at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., which has given him an intimate perspective on the needs of those who have served in the military.

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