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Algonquin football opens season with win over Nashoba

September 12th, 2016

Algonquin senior Brett Sherman (#7) dives for extra yards as he is tackled by Nashoba’s Luke Danby (#30).

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team opened up the first week of the season by defeating the Nashoba Regional High School Chieftains, the defending the Division 2 state champions, by a score of 13-7 in a game played Sept. 9 in Northborough.

Bridge lit for Worcester Pride Week

September 10th, 2016

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Shrewsbury/Worcester – The Kenneth Burns Bridge is a multi-colored tribute on Sept. 9 in honor of Worcester Pride Week. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Schwartz to exhibit art at Westborough library

September 7th, 2016

“Coming Home” by Janet Schwartz 

Westborough – Local artist Janet Schwartz’s exhibit, “There and Back Again“ will be on display at the Westborough Public Library, (meeting room on lower level), 55 W. Main Street, from Wed., Sept. 7 through Monday, Oct. 3. There will be an opening reception on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6 – 8 p.m. The show will […]

Central One donates to Spc. Brian K. Arsenault Memorial Ride

September 7th, 2016

(l to r) Leslie Arsenault, Kate Shaw and Daniel Arsenault 

Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union recently donated $500 to the Brian Arsenault Memorial Ride.

Kate Shaw, Northborough branch manager at Central One, presented the check to Brian Arsenault’s parents, Leslie and Daniel, who accepted the contribution on behalf of the Brian Arsenault Memorial Fund.

Marlborough displays vitality with 65th Labor Day Parade

September 6th, 2016

Four-time cancer survivor Vikki Crowley (standing, left) and Team Vikki ride on a float that won the Grand Marshal’s Trophy for best overall. Their theme this year was “Gone, but not forgotten.”

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – The unofficial end-of-summer weekend culminated Sept. 5 with longtime holiday traditions marking milestones including the 65th annual Marlborough Labor Day Parade. With this year’s theme of “Marlborough – Where Tradition and Economic Vitality Meet,” the parade featured a number of bands, floats and marchers representing nonprofit organizations. […]

Families remember those lost to addiction

September 5th, 2016

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Marlborough – As the evening rains held off on a humid and overcast night, hundreds of people of all ages gathered for a solemn candlelight vigil Aug. 31 in front of the Walker Building on Main Street to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day.

Church youth raises money to help friend injured in car accident

September 1st, 2016

(l to r)  Samantha Gogan, Matt Haley and Sam Maston prepare a pasta dinner for a benefit for Aubrey Baumbach.

Marlborough – Three teen members of St. Stephen Lutheran Church’s Youth Group recently raised money for a fellow member who was severely injured in a tragic car accident almost three years ago.

Southborough hosts evening of intergenerational fun

August 31st, 2016

After getting her face painted, 5-year-old Claire rides a pony guided by her father, Detective Sean McCarthy.

Southborough – Residents and visitors of all ages enjoyed the pleasant weather Aug. 27 while attending the 13th annual Southborough Summer Nights on the grounds of Margaret A. Neary Elementary School. Although their ages varied, the guests shared one common goal: to have fun.

Zulfiqar shares stunning photos from travels in South Asia and New England

August 30th, 2016

Displaced Kashmiri refugees, Murree, Punjab, 2002
Photo/Sahib Zulfiqar

Westborough – Sahib Zulfiqar’s breathtakingly beautiful photographs of South Asia and New England are now on display at the Westborough Public Library through Thursday, Sept. 8. Two days later, the work will be exhibited for a month at the Lyman Street Storefront Gallery, near the Art and Frame Emporium in the Westborough Shopping Center.

Rangers give back through community service day

August 29th, 2016

Members of the Cross Country Team take a break from mulching and weeding at the Westborough Senior Center on Rogers Road.

Westborough – At the fourth annual Rangers Give Back Day of Community Service Aug. 23, athlete volunteers from all of Westborough High School’s fall sports teams were assigned jobs throughout the town.

Athletes from soccer, cross country, football, field hockey, volleyball, cheerleading and boys’ hockey received bright orange t-shirts when they met in the morning at the lower lot of the high school. Then they were given their assignment and dispersed; some went with groups in cars while others took a bus.

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