CA’ s Weekly Photo Contest – Dec. 19, 2019

Congratulations to Shellie James, the CA photo contest winner for this week of her photo of a fox near Mill Pond in Westborough.

Community Advocate readers are encouraged to submit photos of people, places or things in our community and we will publish the ones that really stand out.

Photos should be from one of our seven communities – Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough – and should be from the current season.

If we pick yours for the cover, we will send you a check for $50! Photos not chosen for the cover will be shared online with our readers and possibly in the inside of the paper as an honorable mention. (There is no financial compensation for this but we would gladly give you photo credit.)

To enter the photo contest, email your submitted photo along with your name, phone number and description of the photo to

All photos must be submitted by individuals 16 and over. The photo must be your own work and submitted as a high resolution JPEG.

Whether you wield a professional camera setup or a smart phone, we want to see your photos…show us what you’ve got!

Mufasa – submitted by Romelle Baker Jarvis, who assures us her kitty is actually very sweet.
Arthur Dobson of Shrewsbury with his great grandson Jayce. (Photo taken by Dobson’s daughter, , Kathleen Fontaine).
Brian Huckins took this photo of a dragonfly and butterfly in Northborough.
Linda Grady Backholm took this photo of a little frog doing a great job of camouflaging itself in the woods in Northborough.
The Hillerstrom family of Shrewsbury show off the generations at Thanksgiving 2019.
(l to r) granddaughter Miriam, grandfather William, granddaughter Sofia, grandson Adam, son Barry, and daughter-in-law Lamia.
Jen Umphrey submitted a photo of the Shrewsbury Garden Club’s gnomes keeping vigil on the traffic islands at Maple and Main Streets.
Monika Salvan took this photo while hiking in Carlstrom Memorial Forest in Shrewsbury.
Neeta Shah took this beautiful photo in Westborough shortly after the early December snowstorm.
Cindy Gibson captured this beautiful shot of a deer in her yard in Shrewsbury.