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Monday, November 12, 2018

Marlborough Rotary Club awards Paul Harris Fellows

Marlborough - This past year, Rotary Club President Peggy Sheldon presented the Paul Harris Fellow awards to four Marlborough Rotarians.

EDITORIAL: Patrick snips local aid to area communities

Region – Gov. Deval Patrick is fond of saying that the commonwealth is ahead of the curve when it comes to recovering...

Hudson firefighter aids hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

Hudson - Hudson firefighter John Carolan spent a week on an island lucky to have dodged the full force of Hurricane Irma. He returned less than a week after leaving to find that same island decimated by the direct hit of Hurricane Maria.

Letter to the editor: Vote for Dean Cavaretta

To the editor: Top Five Reasons to Vote Dean Cavaretta for State Senate This Tuesday voters in Westborough will go to the polls to cast their...

I was just thinking…about how to reach acceptance

By Barbara Polan Since becoming disabled by a stroke, I have rejected the concept of accepting my broken body the way it is – I...

Northborough native serves in Navy aboard aircraft carrier dubbed ’Strength from the Sea’

By Rick Burke, Navy Office of Community Outreach San Diego, Calif. – Petty Officer 1st Class Evan Trombley, a 2001 Algonquin Regional High School graduate...

Hudson memorial 5K to benefit Brain Injury Association

Hudson – On Dec. 9, 2016, John Deane suffered a fall near his family’s Hudson home, which caused brain injuries and left him in a coma. He passed away 10 days later at age 54, leaving his wife, Meg, and their four children. Her close friends and family have organized a memorial 5K run and walk titled John’s Sea of Green to benefit the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts.

Helping the homeless in Northborough, Westborough

Northborough – Cars pull up and unload. People scurry into Julie Stanwood's Northborough home carrying bundles of clothes, shopping bags of toys, and packages of diapers. The living room is overflowing with donations. Stanwood is president of the Friends of Families in Transition, Inc., (FFIT) which is committed to assisting homeless families in the towns of Northborough and Westborough. Her mission is to coordinate the efforts of various community groups to work together to support the families who are provided with temporary housing in area motels.

Food for thought

Region - During the weeks leading up to Christmas, many organizations hold food drives. Local food pantry organizers greatly appreciate the assist, because the...

Country Western Night fundraiser to be held Nov. 18

Shrewsbury – A Country Western Night will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Scandinavian Athletic Club Park, 438 Lake St. in Shrewsbury. Organizing the event is Vikki Crowley of Marlborough, a four-time cancer survivor. Proceeds will benefit the 20-mile Just ‘Cause 2018 Cancer Walk.