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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Girl Scouts from Marlborough and Hudson with the bags they put together for local foster children. Photo/submitted

Local Girl Scouts take action to help foster children

By Kate Tobiasson, Contributing Writer Marlborough/Hudson - Some teenagers might be happy to spend their summers on the couch, but five charismatic girls from Marlborough...

Northborough couple share love of skiing with others

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough – Fred and Barbara Kohout are no strangers to a ski slope. They have enjoyed the winter sport for...

Westborough students hope to spread passion for community service

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Westborough- Abigail McLucas and Elizabeth Hopkinson, both students at Westborough High School, are on a mission to empower students of...

Marlborough Juniorettes make impact near and far

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Now in its second year, the Marlborough Juniorettes is a youth group open to eighth- to 12th-grade...

Habitat for Humanity volunteers build playhouses for families of veterans

Northborough - Over 50 volunteers occupied the parking lot at Trinity Church April 29 as they teamed up with Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Great Worcester’s Operation Playhouse. Two playhouses were built, designed, and decorated and at the end of the day were unveiled and donated to two local military families.

Westborough resident among ‘champion of artists’ awardees honored at State House

By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer Westborough - As the youngest of four siblings who all took instrument lessons from an early age, Jonathan Rappaport was...

Husband and wife team grow bountiful harvest for community

Shrewsbury - Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is not easy bidding, but Beth and Peter Hook have come to love growing fresh vegetables year round, and the fulfillment of providing them to appreciative community members.

Officials break ground on new turf fields at Shrewsbury High School

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – The weather was unseasonably cool but the spirit was very warm June 5 when Superintendent of Shrewsbury...

Sweats for Vets exceeds goal, adds new locations

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Sweats for Vets began in 2011 to give Boston sports team sweatshirts as holiday gifts to about...

Five local organizations to benefit from Whole Foods’ grand opening in Shrewsbury

By Melanie Petrucci, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury - Whole Foods Market, located in the new Shrewsbury Lakeway Commons, 193 Boston Turnpike, will open its doors to...