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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Libraries have become hubs of activity for Westborough teens

For those of a "certain age," the thought of libraries brings up visions of card catalogs, the Dewey Decimal System and elderly women shushing those who dared to do more than whisper.

Algonquin coach wins well-deserved award

Neil Burke has gotten used to success and accolades during his coaching career so when the Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association (MBCA) came calling with one more award, he was prepared for the attention. This time though, it happened to be the paramount achievement for someone in his line of work.

Collaboration, technology top priorities for next SHS principal

During February vacation week, school was out and the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) building was empty, save for a few staff members who had come in to do some work.

Southborough town officials ask schools to make cuts

After paring the town budget once again at its regular meeting March 15, the Board of Selectmen will look to the school departments to cut a total of $570,000 from their budgets.

Westborough students hear presentation from survivor of Rwandan genocide

It is one thing to read an account of the genocide that occurred in the central African nation of Rwanda in 1994.

Discovering art is fun in Marlborough

Marlborough - Nianh Moore, 7, and Jordan Savitsky, 8, display the mugs they decorated with painted designs during an art workshop held ...

Athletes of the Week – Nickole Soto and Kevin Boucher

Marlborough - Nickole Soto and Kevin Boucher, two multi-athlete students from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough, have led by...

Latest Shrewsbury school budget proposal closes gap a bit

Shrewsbury School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer presented a revised district budget for fiscal year (FY) 2012 at the March 9 School Committee meeting. Although the proposal is a 2.98 percent increase over last year, the $48.5 million proposal is still $2.1 million more than the $46.3 million recommendation put forth by Town Manager Daniel Morgado.

Hudson selectmen honor eighth-grade boys basketball team

By David Fassler Community Reporter Hudson - Amid a flurry of photographs and with approximately 20 friends and family members looking on, the...

Shrewsbury teen celebrates ‘Sweet Sixteen’ in unique fashion

When Kelsey Reilly, a sophomore at Shrewsbury High School, started planning her 16th birthday party, she decided that she didn's want to be like everyone else. She wanted something unique, something very special, and something that would be lots of fun.