Leaving behind his career in investment banking in 1987, Northborough resident Scott Larson, along with his wife, Hanne, started a Christian faith-based program to help incarcerated youth during their detention and after their release.
Southborough - Dan and Betty Custer were planning to sell their Southborough home and move to Virginia, when Dan suddenly became ill, passing away a few weeks later.
Marlborough - Marlborough City Council denied Verizon Wireless a permit to build a wireless tower following 12 months of cooperation between the company and Marlborough city councilors.
Hudson - Throughout his youth, Brian Bowen played baseball and hockey, including hockey for one year at Fitchburg State University. Today, in addition to his job as a town assessor for Hudson, the lifelong resident of Hudson has continued to bat for youth sports.
Hudson – Welcoming the members of the School Committee present, Board of Selectmen Chair James Vereault called the June 6 selectmen meeting to order and went about the business of filling a seat left vacant by Selectman Chris Yates's election to the board; Yates had previously been a School Committee member.
Shrewsbury - Michael Collins, the son of Jack and Grace Collins of Shrewsbury, recently won two top awards at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. He received the audience award and the best new documentary director special jury prize for his film, "Give Up Tomorrow."
Shrewsbury - In the weeks that followed the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, much of the world watched and sent aid to the country.
Westborough – At its May 24 meeting the Westborough Board of Selectmen granted site plan extensions to several businesses that are planning to renovate properties in town. Although the extensions were granted willingly, a recent measure passed at the Annual Town Meeting (ATM) held May 14 means the board will no longer have to do this for future projects.
Southborough – The town has a lot to offer residents and visitors. Southborough has places that celebrate nature, history and recreation.
Northborough - For the first time in many years, Northborough has successfully launched a variety of inclusion programs for children ages 4 to 16 through the town's Recreation Department.