Marlborough - Arthur Vigeant was sworn in as the new mayor of Marlborough during inaugural ceremonies held Jan. 2 at the 1LT Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School.
Westborough – When most 12-year-olds are typically busy with their iPods, school activities, and after-school sports, Kaz Grala spends most of his weekends perched in a racecar, speeding around tracks at up to 120 mph. In fact, Kaz has been speeding up and down hills and around racetracks since he was 7.
Tomahawks drop close contest Northborough - Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) girls" basketball hosted Nashoba Regional High School (NRHS) in a non-league matchup Dec....
Northborough/Southborough - For Algonquin Regional High School junior and Southborough resident Korey Dropkin, curling has been a family sport as far back as he can remember. His father, Keith, started curling in college. He introduced the sport to his then-girlfriend, Shelley, whom he later married, and they have been curling ever since. For the Dropkins, Broomstones in Wayland is their home club and their home-away-from-home.
Shrewsbury – An Upton teen, John Street, 18, has been identified as the young man killed in an accident last night at the Ski Ward venue. According to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, whose office is investigating the accident along with State and Shrewsbury police, Street was attending a practice at Ski Ward with his teammates from Nipmuc Regional High School.
Southborough – The town's "Swap Shop" will remain open, at least for the near future. The shop had been due to close on Jan. 7 but was issued a reprieve by the Board of Selectmen at its Jan. 3 meeting. Over 700 residents had signed a petition protesting the closing and another 300 had signed a second petition that had been started by students at the Neary School.
Shrewsbury - On Dec. 27, the Board of Selectmen agreed to submit applications for two grant proposals that were presented by the town's Principal Planner/Economic Development Coordinator Kristen Wilson.
"We specialize in land use law. Our clients might be homeowners who need a special permit to add an extension to their home or a variance from the zoning board of appeals. We also represent companies such as developers or shopping center owners. Our business is probably two-thirds companies and one-third individuals," said Christopher G. Senie, attorney and owner of the Westborough law firm.
Marlborough - Mayor Nancy Stevens will leave her post at the end of the year with a sense of accomplishment and the belief that her administration will be remembered for innovation, a focus on public service - not politics - and a return to fiscal responsibility. Those were the promises she made when campaigning for the office and she feels that she has delivered on her intentions to leave the city in a much better state than it was six years ago.
Regional - This school year, Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, Inc. (SYFS) has partnered with the YMCA of Central Massachusetts, Borough Family Branch to offer an after-school version of the "You Go Girl!"