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Grafton holiday toy drive

December 6th, 2015

Grafton – The Grafton Recreation Department is holding its annual toy drive for needy kids in town. They will be distributed to them this year based on wish lists received from the Food Pantry. Donation boxes are located at the Recreation Department office or in the lobby of the Grafton Memorial Municipal Center lobby, 30 […]

Pepperoni Express hosts Apple Tree Arts Day Nov.16

November 12th, 2015

Grafton – Delicious food and fun music will be featured as Pepperoni Express, 92 Worcester Street, N. Grafton, host Apple Tree Arts Day Monday, Nov. 16. The restaurant is donating a portion of its daylong proceeds to support the nonprofit community school of the arts’ operating budget. “Ukulele Highway,” featuring Education Director Jan Barlow and […]

Hudson Rotary Club to hold annual gas card raffle

November 8th, 2015

Britney Gengel (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – The Hudson Rotary Club is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win $1,000 in gas as well as helping the Be Like Brit Foundation. There are only 500 tickets for the raffle, which are $5 each. All other proceeds from the raffle will be donated to the Be Like Brit Foundation, a […]

Sister Grace Piracci, 98, of Marlborough

October 21st, 2015

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Marlborough – Sister Grace Piracci died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Manor after a long illness. She was 98 years of age and had been a Sister of the Good Shepherd for 70 years. Sister Grace was born in 1917 in Providence, R.I., the daughter of Vincenzo and Maria (Gautieri) Piracci. In 1945, […]

Edward Markey, 86, of South Dennis

October 21st, 2015

Obit Edward Markey

South Dennis – Edward Allan Markey, 86, died peacefully at Cape Cod Hospital Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 after a short illness. A resident of South Dennis, he had formerly resided in Marlborough and Southborough. Allan is survived by his loving wife, Judith (Ramelli) Markey of South Dennis; his daughter, Erica A. Markey of Southborough; his […]

Southborough: Electronic and Appliance Recycling Day in Southborough

October 9th, 2015

Southborough – Residents from all towns are welcome to participate in Southborough’s Electronic and Appliance Recycle Day Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the St. Anne’s Church parking lot, 20 Boston Road. Items accepted include computer towers, scanners, VCRs, copiers, DVDs, stereo equipment, lighting, vacuums, and other small electronic appliances; refrigerators, […]

Westborough: Girl Scout Troop 30125 holds yard and bake sale

October 9th, 2015

Westborough – Westborough Girl Scout Troop 30125 will have a yard sale and bake sale Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Tufts Machine Lot, 55 E. Main St. Items include toys, books, small furniture, Halloween costumes and more. Proceeds will be used to support troop activities and service projects.   […]

Region: Worcester Tree Initiative to raise awareness, funds

October 9th, 2015

Worcester – Worcester Tree Initiative will host a public awareness event, fundraiser and awards ceremony at Worcester’s Grill on the Hill in Green Hill Park Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 5:30 p.m. The public event with door prizes will raise awareness and encourage donations to support re-planting another 4,000 trees lost to the area’s Asian Longhorned […]

Hudson: Marriage Conference at Grace Baptist Church

October 9th, 2015

Hudson – Grace Baptist Church, 353 River Rd., will be hosting a two-day marriage conference Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23 & 24, featuring Doctors Paul and Virginia Friesen, founders of Home Improvement Ministries (himweb.org). The Friesens established their non-profit organization in 2003 to better encourage marriages and families in living out what they believe is […]

Westborough: Rep. Carolyn Dykema to discuss honey bees’ disappearance

October 9th, 2015

Westborough – Representative Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, and Westborough Democrats will be discussing honeybees and other environmental issues Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at Tatnuck Booksellers, 18 Lyman St., Westborough.   Honeybee colonies are dying or disappearing at an alarming rate. This hive loss is expected to have an impact on pollination and ultimately the […]

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