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Thursday, February 22, 2018

‘Blazis Safari’ visits Antarctica on Grafton Community Television

Grafton - Grafton Community Television will visit the southernmost continent on earth – Antarctica – on its new episode of “Blazis Safari.”

Northborough community to organize benefit for resident with rare form of cancer

Northborough - For over the past year, Charlene O’Driscoll has struggled with her health. In a lot of pain, she was in and out of the hospital while doctors tried to figure out what was wrong.

Vigeant re-elected mayor, Dumais defeats Elder in Ward 3

Marlborough - Mayor Arthur Vigeant was re-elected to serve a fourth term as leader of the city of Marlborough in the Nov. 7 Biennial Municipal Election, defeating former Fire Chief Edward “Skee” Bigelow, who also challenged him in the 2015 contest. Vigeant served 18 years on the City Council, including nine years as president before being elected mayor.

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...

Bill Baker receives NE Bowlers Hall of Fame award

Marlborough - He started bowling when he was 13 years old, fell in love with the game and has continued to be active in it through the years.  And this past summer, Bill Baker of Marlborough was inducted into the inaugural class of the New England Bowling Association (NEBA) Hall of Fame for meritorious service.

Ananth honored by YWCA

Shrewsbury -Shrewsbury resident Jonjy Ananth received the 2017 Great Guy Award at the annual YWCA Daybreak Breakfast held at the College of Holy Cross in Worcester Oct. 16.

Hudson runner turns fitness goal into near 10-year ‘run streak’

Hudson - John Devereaux logs his daily runs in notebooks which he keeps in his Hudson home. Those notebooks, some almost a decade old, now form a large collection chronicling over 3,500 runs through Hudson. The 51-year-old has been running at least one mile per day every day since Jan. 1, 2008. His feat, known as a “run streak,” is controversial among runners, some of whom fear its health effects. For Devereaux, however, health is the very reason he keeps running.

Local author and bookstore manager bring vampire character to life

Hudson/Westborough – An unexpected collaboration between a local author and bookstore manager has resulted in a ghoulishly good book cover. Hudson author Joseph Bebo was promoting his horror novel, “The Shivering,” when he casually mentioned the new book he was then working on to Tatnuck Booksellers Manager Amber Doe.

Earl Hutt named grand marshal of Westborough Veterans Day Parade

Westborough – Westborough town officials have announced that Westborough native Earl Harris Hutt will be grand marshal of the Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 11.

Breast cancer survivor commits to find the cause

Southborough – Two-time breast cancer survivor Dru Lindgren of Southborough is committed to finding what causes the disease. She serves as assistant executive director of the Find the Cause Breast Cancer Foundation, formerly known as Art beCAUSE. While the name recently changed, its mission continues to fund scientific research on the environmental causes of breast cancer and educate the public on prevention.