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Hindu statue left at town rotary

November 4th, 2015

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Westborough – In Hinduism, Ganesha is one of the most well-known and venerated representations of God. Recently a statue of the icon was mysteriously dropped off at the rotary in the center of Westborough. It was then removed and brought to the town’s police station. Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the […]

Longtime owners say ‘farewell’ to Grafton Inn

November 3rd, 2015

Grafton Inn

Grafton – John and Laurie Pardee have literally been at the center of the Grafton community for 15 years, as owners of the Grafton Inn on the common.

“The inn is where local people come to meet and eat,” John said. “Residents seem to gravitate toward it.”Jo

Families enjoy New Hope’s ‘Kingdom Fest’

November 2nd, 2015

Pastor Steven Ristuccia with two youngsters.

Westborough – New Hope Chapel was filled with tiny princesses and knights as the chapel hosted a fun, family-oriented celebration, “Kingdom’s Fest,” Oct. 30 at its 30 Milk St. location.

Region celebrates completion of Burns Bridge

November 1st, 2015

The sky is lit up over Lake Quinsigamond with a spectacular fireworks display.

Shrewsbury/Worcester – Hundreds of people gathered at Regatta Point Park in Worcester on a crisp, cool Sunday evening Nov. 1 to celebrate the dedication of the new Kenneth F. Burns Bridge which spans Lake Quinsigamond connecting Shrewsbury and Worcester. After a program featuring local and state dignitaries, the contractor for the project, Middlesex Corp., treated the crowd to a spectacular fireworks display.

Algonquin football tops Shrewsbury

October 31st, 2015

Shrewsbury’s Timothy Rioux (#38) carries the ball as he is pursued by Algonquin’s Nathan Cooley (#52).

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the Shrewsbury High School Colonials by a score of 28-7 in a game played Oct. 30.

Spreading Halloween happiness

October 30th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – (l to r) Jocelyn Baumann and Sophia Bucciarelli, both of Worcester, and Catherine and Cameron Samara of Shrewsbury, deliver Halloween treats Oct. 29 to seniors in a local neighborhood.   Photo/Gina Hamilton

It will be a (k)night to remember

October 30th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – With a little help from a “friend,” John Martello, the grand knight for the Shrewsbury Knights of Columbus Adelphi Council #4181, makes sure the organization’s hall is ready for a full weekend’s worth of Halloween celebrations. Photo/Bonnie Adams

Marlborough Chamber expands heritage festivities

October 27th, 2015

Dancing a routine are members of Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano from the Immaculate Conception Spanish Community Dancers.

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce expanded its 20th annual one-day Heritage Festival to become the first Heritage Weekend in the city’s downtown cultural district, rescheduled because of inclement weather to Oct. 23 to 25.

Costumed kids on parade in Southborough

October 26th, 2015

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Southborough – Intermittent drizzle earlier in the day Oct. 25 cleared in time for costumed kids to participate in the annual Halloween Parade, a longtime tradition presented by the Southborough Firefighters Association. Escorted by Fire Engine 22, lots of families traveled along Main Street for several blocks.

St. John’s football tops Marlborough

October 25th, 2015

St. John’s Peter Oliver (#24) reacts as he prepares to hit the ground after being tackled by several Marlborough players.

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – The St. John’s High School Pioneers defeated the Marlborough High School Panthers by a score of 27-13 in a game played Oct. 24. Marlborough scored twice in the second quarter to take a 13-7 lead into halftime. St. John’s came out strong in the second half, scoring three […]

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