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Friday, February 22, 2019

On heels of honors, ARHS thespians to present new play this week

Northborough/Southborough - At a red carpet event held May 18 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) English teacher Tom Alera and the cast and crew of the school's December production, "Damn Yankees" received six High School Musical Theatre Awards (TAMY). The coveted awards were judged and granted by Mount Wachusett Community College's Theater at the Mount in Gardner. Damn Yankees" walked away with Best Playbill, Best Production Number ("Shoeless Joe"), Best Ensemble, Best Actress (Brittany Price), Best Choreographer and Best Director (Tom Alera).

STAR students offer mediation to peers

Shrewsbury – Francesca Oddo has witnessed a peer get upset over an argument with another student. Oddo, a seventh-grader at Oak Middle School (OMS) in Shrewsbury, wants to help fellow students resolve conflicts peacefully. She's one of 16 OMS students who completed training last fall to become a Students Talk and Resolve (STAR) peer mediator.

Mock “accident” helps remind Shrewsbury High School students of safe driving practices

Shrewsbury – When police, firefighters and paramedics are asked to respond en masse to an accident near a high school, the news is usually not good. But on May 2, just such a scene helped Shrewsbury High School (SHS) juniors and seniors, in a very real and dramatic way, prepare for their upcoming proms and graduation.

Local residents receive degrees from Clark University

Region - The following local residents received degrees from Clark University May 19: Amaresh Kumar, of Westborough, Master of Business Administration, Beta Gamma Sigma...

Princesses help to raise $7,000 for Northborough Education Foundation

Northborough - Moms and grandmothers joined 104 little princesses for a sold-out tea party sponsored by the Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) May 7 at...

School administrations to hold safe school readiness forum

Northborough/Southborough - The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough will be hosting a community forum to share updates on safe school readiness Monday, Sept....

Northborough-Southborough public schools investigate the use of solar energy

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough/Southborough - Since July 2016, the Northborough-Southborough Public School system has been investigating the feasibility of solar energy within...

Hudson student selected to attend leadership seminar

Hudson – Hudson sophomore Emma Polk has been selected to attend the Massachusetts site of the Hugh O"Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar. She will...

Interact Club’s Painting Rocks for Peace Project inspires community 

Northborough – Martin Luther King Jr. once said “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” The students who belong to the Interact Club of Northborough-Southborough understand that philosophy. Not only do they understand it, they embrace it while making a positive difference in their community.

Shrewsbury Education Foundation hosts Annual Trivia Night

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – If it’s November it’s time for the Shrewsbury Education Foundation’s (SEF) Annual Trivia Night.  This year’s event was...