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August 7th, 2017

National – Regardless of your political leanings, there’s no denying that things are changing rapidly at the White House. With the recent addition of former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly being named as chief of staff and the sudden departure of Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, there is reason to be hopeful that things will calm […]

Westborough man cited after car crashes into restaurant

August 7th, 2017

Westborough – A Westborough man has been cited after crashing his car into Christina’s Cafe early Sunday morning, Aug. 7.  Although the building had significant damage, the restaurant is open for business again this morning after being forced to shut down on Sunday. Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon released the following statement regarding the accident: […]

Community service helps inmates paint a brighter future

August 2nd, 2017

Northborough – As soon as the school year is over, Mike Gorman, the director of facilities for Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS), starts the lengthy, involved task of cleaning and taking care of tasks and repairs to prepare the school for the next year. Mindful of tight budgets, where just about every penny is spoken for, he and his staff must pick and choose what can be done and what must wait. But thanks to the Community Service program run by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis’s office, thousands of dollars of labor was recently performed, at no cost to the school, by minimum security inmates.

Grafton native pursues new musical and personal chapters

August 1st, 2017

Grafton – Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bob Jordan developed a lifetime of musical expertise performing in the Grafton and Worcester areas. His accomplishments are acknowledged in “A Grafton Chronicle” co-authored by Jayne Carroll Wilson and Joe Kuras, and “The Jazz Worcester Real Book” by Chet Williamson.

Westborough Boy Scouts visit Olympic village

August 1st, 2017

Westborough – Boy Scouts from Westborough’s Troop 100 recently spent five days in the Adirondack National Park in upstate New York. They toured Fort Ticonderoga, summited the second-highest peak in New York state, Algonquin Mountain, and toured the Olympic village of Lake Placid.

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.

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