May 31st, 2016
Marlborough – Although rainy weather caused cancellation of the city’s 150th annual Memorial Day Parade, coordinator Wayne Grant shared a message about the two late Marlborough veterans – Robert Touchette and Robert “Bob” Page – for whom the parade was dedicated to this year.
May 30th, 2016
Westborough – A large contingent of Westborough residents of all ages put on their rain jackets and grabbed their umbrellas the morning of May 30 before gathering along South Street and then in front of the Forbes Municipal Building (FMB) to pay tribute to the town’s veterans on Memorial Day.
May 27th, 2016
Grafton —When discussions center on successful sports teams at Grafton High – and there are many – it is no accident that the conversation and accompanying accolades point to the school’s varsity softball team. And why not?
Under the tutelage of veteran head coach John Gemme, the Indians have captured a pair of Division 2 state championships (2012, 2013), advanced to another (2014) and earned a spot in the Central Mass. finals (2015). During that period, Grafton has run off 89 victories while losing just six times.
May 23rd, 2016
Westborough – After hearing a noise inside the chimney in her Westborough home today, Susan Flynn knew that something was trapped in there. “We didn’t know what it was until my daughter Kate had an idea to take a video inside the chimney,” Flynn said. “Well, as it turned out, it was an absolutely beautiful […]
May 22nd, 2016
Grafton – Ideal spring weather May 14 contributed to another successful Grafton History Day held at Grafton Common. Co-sponsored by the Grafton Historical Society and the Grafton Garden Club, the annual five-hour event celebrates the town’s 1735 incorporation.
May 18th, 2016
Region – 2016 has been a season of streaks for the Marlborough High varsity softball team. There was a pair of three-game consecutive losses sandwiched between a two-game win streak that left the team searching for answers with playoff hopes in deep jeopardy. At 4-7 as recently as May 5, the team had its back against the wall needing good things to happen.
May 18th, 2016
Northborough – The visiting St. John’s High School Pioneers baseball team defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks by a score of 3-1 in a game played May 17.
May 17th, 2016
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Fire Department reported on its Facebook page today the details of an accident that occurred this morning at the Worcester Sand and Gravel. According to the department, at 10:11 a.m. the Fire Department received a call from 182 Holden St. Worcester Sand and Gravel stating a tractor-trailer had rolled over and […]
May 16th, 2016
Shrewsbury – Good teams in sports find many different ways of winning; some conventional, others not so much.
For the Shrewsbury High varsity baseball team, the wins have just kept on coming to the tune of a 12-3 record in one of the region’s more grueling leagues (Midland A). All have been by sound baseball execution, but in some the outcomes have been by means that sometimes have defied the baseball norm.
May 15th, 2016
The Community Advocate is now partnering with Charter TV3 in Worcester to produce a new cable feature – “Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9.” Every week, the 90-second spot will feature either Publisher David Bagdon or Managing Editor Bonnie Adams profiling three of the newspaper’s top stories. The feature […]