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Youngsters enjoy basketball camp

July 27th, 2017

Northborough – Young basketball players have enjoyed working on their skills at a camp hosted by the Northborough Recreation Department this summer at the Robert E. Melican Middle School this summer.

HPS runs three-week Portuguese language learning camp

July 27th, 2017

Hudson – Thirty Hudson students spent the first three weeks of their summer this year learning Portuguese in an intensive foreign language immersion camp. The camp, which cost roughly $60,000 to run, was funded entirely by the National Security Agency (NSA).

The Regatta Players to perform ‘Evita’

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Regatta Players’ production of “Evita” will take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4 and 5, at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. Performances take place at The Flanagan Theater in Southgate at Shrewsbury, 30 Julio Drive.

Hudson selectmen, residents fear environmental impacts of proposed powerline

July 25th, 2017

Hudson – Hudson Selectman John Parent told his constituent Brian O’Neill at a public meeting on June 5 that he wanted to ensure that their relationship was not adversarial.

Though O’Neill himself said their relationship had been “combative,” his advocacy group Protect Hudson and the Hudson Board of Selectmen have since found common ground. Both groups now publically fear the environmental impacts of Eversource Energy’s proposed power line running under nine miles of partially forested land between Hudson and Sudbury.

Annual Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade to feature music theme

July 24th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The annual Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, at 2 p.m. rain or shine. The parade starts and ends at Quinsigamond State Park (Regatta Point) after the Classic Boat Show from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Driver sustains minor injuries after Westborough truck accident

July 21st, 2017

Westborough – A dump truck working at a construction site at 169 East Main St. in Westborough flipped on its side on July 21. Though the operator of the truck sustained a minor injury, he refused transport to an area hospital according to Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon.

Ghost Light Players to perform Hamlet

July 19th, 2017

Marlborough – The Marlborough based community theater group, the Ghost Light Players will perform Hamlet for one night only on July 28 before they take their show to Scotland for the famed Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Shrewsbury-based tae kwon do team places in national competition

July 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Massachusetts State Taekwondo Association (MSTA), a nonprofit tae kwon do demonstration team which represents the state of Massachusetts, recently won a bronze medal at the national championship held in Detroit, Mich.

Boys and Girls Club celebrates 25th RF Wood Golf Tournament

July 11th, 2017

Region – Over 180 golfers joined the Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest on July 10 for the 25th annual RF Wood Kids Classic Golf Tournament, held this year at the Stow Acres Country Club.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Worcester kickoff reception to be held

July 10th, 2017

Region – Learn more about the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Worcester” walk, which is planned for Sunday, Oct. 15, at Institute Park in Worcester. The kickoff reception is Wednesday, July 19, from 6 – 8 p.m., in the Odeum Room, Campus Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Road. Parking available in the WPI Garage, at the corner of Park Avenue and Salisbury Street.

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