Tuesday, February 25, 2020

High school students award $23,814 to Worcester County nonprofits

Region – Leadership, teamwork and good listening are among the many skills gained by a group of 18 dedicated high school students who participated in this year’s Youth for Community Improvement (YCI) Advisory Committee. In December, this student-led group awarded $23,814 in grants to seven Worcester county nonprofit programs.

Local students receive Central One scholarships

Region - Central One Federal Credit Union awarded three students with academic scholarships for the upcoming school year. Many students from Shrewsbury High School,...

Jennifer Amdur graduates from Quinnipiac University School of Law

Shrewsbury - Jennifer Amdur, of Shrewsbury, graduated from the Quinnipiac University School of Law during a May 13 ceremony held at the TD Bank...

Southborough students host book drive for homeless children

Southborough – Southborough residents Bob and Karen Sommers made a deliberate decision last fall to involve their oldest child, Olivia, in the charitable causes...

Floral Street School in Shrewsbury promotes literacy

Shrewsbury - Storyteller Diane Postoian performs for the crowd at Floral Street School's Literacy Night April 8. Students also had the opportunity...

Shrewsbury’s Lego Robotics team “Shooting Stars” wins Best Presentation prize

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - The “Shooting Stars,” an all-girl Lego Robotics Team from Shrewsbury is aptly named. The sky is the...

Author celebrates “Westborough Reads Together

Westborough - For the past several months local teens and adults have been reading and discussing the book, "Please Ignore Vera Dietz," by acclaimed author, A.S. King, as part of a community-wide initiative, "Westborough Reads Together." The program culminated with King's visit to Westborough April 10 where she met with participants in a series of events.

Kristin Mulvey achieves Wheaton College Dean's List

Norton - Kristin Mulvey, of Shrewsbury, has been honored with placement on the Dean's List at Wheaton College for the spring 2012 semester. Mulvey,...
Scholarship recipient Molly O’Neill with Shrewsbury Historical Society President Erik Larson. Photos/submitted

Shrewsbury Historical Society announces scholarship recipients

  Shrewsbury - As part of its outreach to the community, the Shrewsbury Historical Society recently presented two scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The Shrewsbury...

Saint John's students sing, dance, speak at New Year Festival

Shrewsbury - Hours of dance practice and years of classroom study came together for Saint John's High School students at a festival celebrating the Chinese New Year Feb. 13.