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Monday, September 24, 2018

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...

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...
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...

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...

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.

Kids and grown-ups help Northborough Education Foundation 

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Northborough – Kids and grown-ups wore their fancy attire Feb. 10 when they attended the second annual Gala Jr....

Moms turn grief into recovery through local support group

Marlborough – A pair of mothers who lost their sons to drug overdose are using their tragedy to help others. Kathy Leonard lost her 27-year-old son Jonathan Testa in December and Cheryl Juaire lost her son Corey Merrill, 23, in 2011 – both to heroin overdose.

Clothing donation provides more than one kind of warmth   

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Northborough – Throughout the year, Trinity Church of Northborough members volunteer at the church’s Count Your Blessings Thrift Shop. They...

Westborough Senior Center receives donation of Alzheimer’s information basket

Westborough – Recently two members of the Alzheimer’s Partnership of Metro West,  Diane Tonelli,  OTR/L, MSA CDP CADDCT and Doug Peck,  CSA CDP, presented...