April 2nd, 2013
Northborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation recently awarded the Proctor Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) a $500 grant for its learning enhancement programs and handicap accessible initiatives. The PTO is dedicated to providing opportunities and experiences that supplement the education provided by the teachers and staff at the Proctor School. “With budget shortfalls [...]
March 30th, 2013
Westborough – Air Force Airman Justin T. Cole has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He also earned distinction as an honor graduate. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles [...]
March 24th, 2013
Region – Here is a complete list and links to the individual obituaries posted on the Community Advocate website from March 17 to March 23. The Community Advocate will post obituaries online (and in print, as space allows) at no charge as a courtesy to our readers. Please send information (and a picture if desired) [...]
March 24th, 2013
Whether it’s bullying, dating or street violence, child sexual abuse, assaults or murders, violence and abuse are taking a huge toll on our nation’s youth.
March 18th, 2013
Marlborough – Sidney F. Forrest, 86, passed away peacefully in his sleep Thursday, March 14, 2013. Born in Crosby, MN he was the son of the late Raymond and Agnes Forrest. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Myrna L. Forrest, in 2011. He leaves his seven children, William F. Forrest of Indianapolis, [...]
March 16th, 2013
Northborough – For Kevin Merchant, the passion for basketball began at an early age. Living across the street from Proctor School in a neighborhood flooded with children, Kevin spent countless hours on the school courts honing his skills. As a teenager in the late ’70s, Kevin played guard at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS). In 2001, his accomplishments on the court were applauded and he was elected to the ARHS Athletic Hall of Fame.
March 8th, 2013
By Chris Kopacko, Contributing Writer Westborough – While many basketball fans anxiously await on March to bring its “madness” this year, Westborough voters are preparing for an annual rite of their own – the Annual Town Meeting (ATM). Once again, voters will gather for the ATM, which will be held this year Saturday, March 16, [...]
March 3rd, 2013
Northborough – Angela Ashman, a freshman at Seton Hall University, West Orange, NJ., has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. She was also accepted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Angela is majoring in anthropology. She is the daughter of Stephen and Dianne Ashman of Northborough.
February 25th, 2013
Hudson – Fred Miller was a respected attorney, long-term public servant to the town of Hudson, musician, U.S. Navy veteran, and devoted husband, father and grandfather He was born in 1929 to Van E. Miller and Harriet Katsidhe in Berlin, the younger brother of Everett E. Miller. After graduating from Hudson High School in 1947, [...]
February 19th, 2013
Westborough – Three candidates are in contention for the two, three-year term seats on the Westborough Board of Selectmen. Voters will make their choices in the Tuesday, March 5, Annual Town Election. Here, in their own words, are the candidates’ bios and thoughts on four issues: Tim Dodd- Tim is a life-long resident of Westborough [...]