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Monday, November 19, 2018

Area schools closed today, Jan. 16

Region - All of the public schools in the immediate Community Advocate readership area (the 4 Boros, Shrewsbury, Hudson) have cancelled school today due...

Colgate University honors local Dean's List students

Hamilton, N.Y. – Area students from Colgate University were recipients of the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the 2012 spring term at Colgate...

Legislators announce passage of local education bill in Westborough

Region – State representatives Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury), Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough), Carolyn Dykema (D-Holliston) and Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) announced passage of legislation relative to...

What happens in Vegas, stays in “Mr. MHS 2013 Pageant”

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School (MHS) chapter of American Field Service (AFS) conducts several fundraisers and community service projects throughout the school year. But their longest running event that draws the most attention – and the most laughs – is a parody of beauty pageants with male contestants. The 24th annual Mr. MHS 2013 Pageant was presented March 15 at the Whitcomb Middle School Auditorium with a Las Vegas theme.

Oak Middle School hosts talent show

Shrewsbury - Over 60 Oak Middle School students participated in a showcase recently as part of the school's talent show. Ann Tomashefsky, who directed the show, praised the children who either performed or helped with the sound and lighting.

St. Bernadette Catholic School honors veterans with songs and prayers

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Students at St. Bernadette School invited family, guests and local veterans to the school for a special gathering...

Three MHS students named to perform in All-State Music Concert

Marlborough- Three Marlborough High School students have been selected to participate in the 2012-13 All-State Music Concert in Boston. Alessandra Russo (alto, chorus), Nicholas Dell-Isola...

Students participate in fun and games at Fales Field Day

Westborough - The end of the school year is quickly approaching and on June 12, the students at Annie B. Fales Elementary School participated in its annual Field Day. Each grade wore a different color and a much-anticipated opening ceremony marked the beginning of the day’s activities.

Local jazz students perform at Hatch Shell in Boston

Region – Jazz students from Marlborough High School (MHS) and Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) added an impressive credit to their resumes when they performed May 4 at the Hatch Shell on the Boston Esplanade. The invitation was extended after an ensemble from each school earned a Gold Medal rating at both the district and state big band festivals presented by the Massachusetts Association for Jazz Education (MAJE). Joining them was the MHS Small Jazz Combo who received a Gold Medal rating at the MAJE state combo/choir festival.

“Westborough Reads Together” to kick off Nov. 29

By Bonnie Adams, Government Editor Westborough - Technology has made the consumption of information much more convenient, but many avid readers would say that convenient...