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It will be a (k)night to remember

October 30th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – With a little help from a “friend,” John Martello, the grand knight for the Shrewsbury Knights of Columbus Adelphi Council #4181, makes sure the organization’s hall is ready for a full weekend’s worth of Halloween celebrations. Photo/Bonnie Adams

Marlborough Chamber expands heritage festivities

October 27th, 2015

Dancing a routine are members of Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano from the Immaculate Conception Spanish Community Dancers.

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce expanded its 20th annual one-day Heritage Festival to become the first Heritage Weekend in the city’s downtown cultural district, rescheduled because of inclement weather to Oct. 23 to 25.

Costumed kids on parade in Southborough

October 26th, 2015

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Southborough – Intermittent drizzle earlier in the day Oct. 25 cleared in time for costumed kids to participate in the annual Halloween Parade, a longtime tradition presented by the Southborough Firefighters Association. Escorted by Fire Engine 22, lots of families traveled along Main Street for several blocks.

St. John’s football tops Marlborough

October 25th, 2015

St. John’s Peter Oliver (#24) reacts as he prepares to hit the ground after being tackled by several Marlborough players.

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – The St. John’s High School Pioneers defeated the Marlborough High School Panthers by a score of 27-13 in a game played Oct. 24. Marlborough scored twice in the second quarter to take a 13-7 lead into halftime. St. John’s came out strong in the second half, scoring three […]

Westborough field hockey shuts out Fitchburg

October 25th, 2015

Lindsey Bromm (right) maneuvers around a Fitchburg defender.

By Matt Dwyer, Contributing Writer Westborough – The Westborough High School field hockey team defeated Fitchburg 2-0 in a hard-fought game played Oct. 23. Two, first- half goals were all the Rangers needed to secure the win. Westborough’s offense came from junior Bridget Heffernan who scored just two minutes into the game, and junior Campbell […]

Shrewsbury native to perform in ‘Elf the Musical’ in Boston

October 23rd, 2015

Nick Silverio

Photo/Jordan Matter

Shrewsbury – It’s been another busy year for Nick Silverio since graduating from Shrewsbury High School (SHS) in 2013. After studying business as a freshman in 2013-2014 at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania while performing with its Arts House Dance Company, he decided to take a gap year. That plan has been extended as Silverio completes a five-city tour of “Elf the Musical,” including performances from Tuesday, Nov 17, through Sunday, Dec 6, at the Wang Theatre of the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston.

Westborough High to hold ‘Rangers Tackle Leukemia’ football fundraiser

October 22nd, 2015

Katie Jablon, Katie Bretta, Emily Desmond and Colleen Gormley

Westborough – On Saturday, Oct. 31, the Westborough High School (WHS) Rangers for a Cure will be holding the third annual Rangers Tackle Leukemia football game to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The event will take place on the football turf at 1 p.m. when the WHS Rangers take on the Groton-Dunstable Crusaders.

Algonquin girls soccer shuts out Shrewsbury

October 21st, 2015


By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – The visiting Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls soccer team defeated the Shrewsbury High School Colonials by a score of 5-0 in a game played Oct.  20. Algonquin senior Caroline Leonard scored two goals in the first half, and Kate Hostage, Tyler Potter and Mackenzie Smith each scored […]

Hudson Recreation hosts well-attended 18th Pumpkin Fest

October 20th, 2015

Costumed as Winnie the Pooh, Phoenix Uribe, almost 2, relaxes by a stack of jumbo pumpkins.

Hudson – Residents and visitors sported autumn layers on a brisk Oct. 17 when Hudson Recreation presented the 18th annual Pumpkin Fest at Morgan Bowl. Five hours of family fun featured lots of refreshments and activities offered by over 30 nonprofit organizations, live entertainment, sculpted balloons by clowns, pony rides, inflatable amusements, trackless train rides and fireworks.

Algonquin football outlasts Holy Name

October 18th, 2015

Algonquin’s Billy Polymeros is tackled by several Holy Name defenders.

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the Holy Name Central Catholic High School Naps by a score of 20-14 in a game played Oct. 16.

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