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AMSA’s Smalls excels in soccer and basketball

March 5th, 2017

Marlborough — That Marlborough’s Advanced Math & Science Academy (AMSA) is held in the highest esteem for their academic achievement is patently indisputable. For years the school has consistently scored in the highest percentile among Massachusetts schools in English, Math and Science MCAS exams. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked the school the fourth highest academically in all of Massachusetts.

Grafton girls hold off Nipmuc to advance in playoffs

March 1st, 2017

Grafton – The seventh-seed Grafton High School girls basketball team held off a late surge by the tenth-seed Nipmuc Regional High School and won their first-round Central Division 3 playoff game Feb. 28 by a score of 27-25.

Marlborough chamber hosts ‘Women at Lunch’

February 27th, 2017

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) hosted its monthly “Women at Lunch” Feb. 15 at the Rail Trail Flatbread restaurant in Hudson. Nearly 30 local businesswomen from the region enjoyed fare from the restaurant and a chance to network in a small, intimate setting.

Algonquin hosts state Division 2 wrestling tournament

February 19th, 2017

Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School hosted high school wrestlers from throughout Massachusetts for the State Division 2 Wrestling tournament held over two days Feb. 17-18. Over 400 individual matches took place to decide the winners in 14 different weight classes.

Educator to run first Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber

February 18th, 2017

Hudson/Marlborough – Marlborough native and now Hudson resident Rick Lacina is training to run his first marathon. He feels the time is right to begin with this year’s 121st Boston Marathon. As his benefitting charity, Lacina chose to join the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC)

Marlborough girls’ fall to Groton-Dunstable in division battle

February 15th, 2017

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Marlborough – The Marlborough High School Panthers girls basketball team fell to the visiting Groton-Dunstable Crusaders 55-40 in a game played Feb. 14. Heading into the game, Marlborough needed a win to lock up the Mid-Wachusett League Division B title, but the Crusaders clinched the title with their victory. Jill […]

Westborough artist to exhibit work at 1717 Shoppe

February 3rd, 2017

Westborough – The works of local artist Deb Schradieck will be featured throughout the month of February at the 1717 Shoppe, located in the Westborough Shopping Center, 18 Lyman St. The exhibit, “Oil and Water,” is a collection of original oil paintings and watercolors, with giclees available. The opening reception will be held Saturday, Feb. […]

It’s time to paint the First Baptist Church of Marlborough

January 25th, 2017

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Marlborough – A safe that has not been opened for years sits in a room at the First Baptist Church of Marlborough, located at the corner of Mechanic and Main streets. The code is lost, but much is known about the majestic Queen Ann church, built in 1887. Church […]

Locals participate in Boston Women’s March

January 24th, 2017

Boston – Many local residents joined thousands of protestors of both sexes and all ages at Boston’s Women’s March for America Jan. 21. They carpooled, traveled by bus, took the commuter rail, and others drove to MBTA stations, parked and took the T into town.

One young woman’s march

January 23rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Caroline Strickland, 10, makes the rounds in Shrewsbury selling Girl Scout cookies Jan. 21. Caroline is with Girl Scout troop 30326.  Since Girl Scouts do not accept tips, any donations received above the price of the cookies are used to buy cookies to send to service members stationed overseas. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

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