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Pumpkin time

October 10th, 2016

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Northborough – Twins Ariana and Layla, 2, and their brother Kaiden, 4, of Northborough enjoy an afternoon picking out their pumpkins at Davidian Bros. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

St. John’s rallies to defeat Shrewsbury

October 10th, 2016

St. John’s Peter Oliver heads downfield while being pursued by several Shrewsbury defenders

Worcester – The St. John’s High School Pioneers football team staged a late rally to come from behind and defeat their cross-town rivals, the Shrewsbury High School Colonials, by a score of 38-35 in a game played under the lights at Assumption College Oct. 7.

Bus driver injured in Shrewsbury accident

October 5th, 2016

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Shrewsbury Police is investigating a 2 car motor vehicle accident which occurred at 3:16 pm today.

Algonquin football suffers first loss of the season

October 1st, 2016

Algonquin’s Max Cerasoli tries to evade a tackle by Shepherd Hill’s Kevin Mensah.

Dudley – The visiting Algonquin Regional Tomahawks football team fell to the Shepherd Hill Regional Rams by a score of 31-0 in a game played Sept. 30. This was the first loss of the season for Algonquin, and the first in their past eight contests, going back to last season.

Overshadowing the game itself was the story surrounding Shepherd Hill’s Kevin Mensah, playing in his first home game of the season. Mensah is a strong prospect to play Division 1 college football next year.

Scarecrows now on display in Shrewsbury

September 27th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – For the 12th year the Shrewsbury Garden Club is sponsoring its annual Scarecrows on the Common Display. Individuals, groups, businesses and clubs have all contributed charming (and some a little bit scary!) scarecrows that are now displayed on the Town Common, at the intersection of Main Street and Route 140. The scarecrows will […]

Residents and visitors enjoy 20th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

September 27th, 2016

The Shrewsbury High School Chinese Honor Society

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Shrewsbury – On a beautiful and cool early fall weekend, both residents and visitors alike, flocked to Shrewsbury Sept. 24-25 to enjoy the 20th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival events. On Sept. 24 over 100 town organizations, nonprofit and community groups, as well as many local businesses, were sited […]

Walk to explore Sandra Pond then and now

September 26th, 2016

Hikers along Sandra Pond
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Westborough – Celebrate the 16th anniversary of the first Charm Bracelet walk with the Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) Sunday, Oct. 16, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Follow the route of the first hike and see how the area surrounding Sandra Pond has changed over time. Walk from Minuteman Park around the north side of Sandra […]

Shrewsbury Public Library dedication culminates an 18-year journey

September 26th, 2016

State and local officials, as well as members of the Shrewsbury Public Library staff and board of directors celebrate the official grand opening of the renovated building.

By Melanie Petruccci, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito joined other state and local officials, as well as members of the Shrewsbury Public Library staff and board of directors, to celebrate the official grand opening of the renovated facility Sept. 21. “It’s a glorious day,” Ellen Dolan, the library’s director declared. Matt Hogan, […]

Legendary coach and advocate for women’s sports is BFF guest speaker

September 22nd, 2016

Guest speaker Digit Murphy (second from left) with Corridor Nine BFF members (l to r) Pam Stevens, Cindy Libbey, Mary Simone, Tracy Turczynski, Janice Bogasky and Karen Chapman  
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Marlborough – In the two years that the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce women’s networking group, Business Females Forward (BFF), has been in existence, the group has had many inspiring guest speakers addressing the 100-plus attendees on a variety of subjects. But it’s pretty safe to say that there had never one quite like Digit Murphy, who was the guest speaker at the group’s Sept. 10 meeting held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Marlborough. Over the course of her 40-minute talk,

Northborough celebrates Applefest 2016

September 20th, 2016

Drummers from the William Diamond Junior Fife and Drum Corps march in the parade.
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Northborough – Residents and guests attended a number of events Sept. 15-18 as the town celebrated Applefest 2016.

This year’s festivities also tied into Northborough’s 250th anniversary celebration.

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