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Hudson Scouts hold ‘Raingutter Regatta’

November 2nd, 2013

Hudson – The Cub Scouts of Pack 4 of Hudson recently held a Raingutter Regatta. The boys built miniature sailboats which they then raced by blowing them along a water filled raceway. Grand champion was Dalton Burkhart. Photos/submitted            

Letter to the editor: Shrewsbury fair a success thanks to volunteers

October 27th, 2013


To the Editor: The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival was a success as witnessed by so many smiling faces, both young and old.  The sunny weekend brought droves of people to events around town. The idiom, “many hands make light work” applies to the hard work and countless hours by volunteers to make the weekend [...]

Hudson Historical Society seeks award nominees

October 9th, 2013


Hudson – The Hudson Historical Society is seeking applications for the L.D. Apsley Young Community Leader Award. Nominees are young adults, ages 18-35, who are “making a significant contribution to the wellbeing of others through volunteerism and community service.” The fund was established in 2003 with a gala at the Apsley Mansion hosted by owners [...]

Marlborough job fair to showcase local employment options

September 22nd, 2013


Marlborough – On Tuesday, Sept. 24, more than 30 local and regional employers seeking to fill more than 100 positions will converge on the Courtyard by Marriott Marlborough, 75 Felton St., for the second annual Marlborough Works! Job Fair. The event, organized by the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) in conjunction with Quinsigamond Community College, [...]

Applefest traffic advisory issued

September 20th, 2013


Northborough – The town of Northborough has issued this traffic advisory for tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 21. 5K road race: Start time is 10 a.m. from the Zeh Elementary school, Howard Street. Church Street will be closed from 9:50 a.m. to approximately 10:15 a.m. Please observe and follow posted detour routes. Please watch for runners on [...]

Special Olympics Mass hosts second Friday 5K

September 9th, 2013

Marlborough – Special Olympics Massachusetts, a leader in providing healthy lifestyles through year-round sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities, invites all to join fellow runners from around the Marlborough area for a fun break in the work day to help benefit the athletes of Special Olympics. The organization will be hosting a 5K road race [...]

Marlborough police hold 5K for K-9s

August 14th, 2013

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Marlborough – The 10th annual Marlborough Police Department 5K Police Chase will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Moose Lodge, 67 Fitchburg St. The event, in memory of Sgt. William Kirby, will benefit the Marlborough Police Department K-9 unit. Following the race, there will be a cookout, live bands, and [...]

Northborough Police arrest Worcester man after B&E, altercation with K-9

August 11th, 2013

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Northborough – The Northborough Police Department issued this press release this evening: Northborough Police officers responded to an apartment at 39 Pleasant Street for a report of an unwanted male party who had broken into the apartment. Upon arrival officers spoke with the victim and the reporting party outside of the apartment. The suspect was [...]

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July 2nd, 2013

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Have you seen ‘Herbie’?

June 27th, 2013

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Northborough – “Herbie,” a 3-year-old mixed breed dog has been missing from his Northborough home since June 26. He is black and tan, with a curly tail and weighs about 50 lbs. He was last seen on Valentine Road in Northborough. Herbie is friendly but very shy so his owners ask that you do not [...]

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