How can the Community Advocate help you promote your business?


Stay in the loop with local education news and events in Massachusetts & get to know about latest developments, educational initiatives, and upcoming events that impact your community. Our concise updates cover Massachusetts education news and highlight significant education events, keeping you connected to the evolving educational landscape in your locality.

Saint John’s alum to become next headmaster

The Saint John’s High School Board of Trustees has selected Benjamin Horgan to be the next head of school.

Advanced Math & Science Charter School hosts Booster Fun Run

As a charter school, AMSA does not have access to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) grant funding and thus is dependent on private bank funding and fundraising.

Select Board discusses moving polling location from Melican

School leaders are asking the Select Board to reconsider using Melican Middle School as a location for elections.

Employers sought for Shrewsbury High School job fair

Shrewsbury High School will be hosting a job fair on Nov. 16 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Shrewsbury High School commons.

Assabet Valley kicks off 50th anniversary celebration

Assabet's second superintendent recalled his experiences as part of Assabet’s 50th anniversary building rededication on Nov. 3.
drone photo of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough by Tami White

Algonquin dodgeball tournament to be held Nov. 18

The 13th Annual Dodgeball Tournament to benefit the Algonquin Regional High School boys hockey team will be held at Algonquin.

Shrewsbury student earns perfect score on SAT

Ashwin Sivagaminathan has achieved one of the country’s rarer academic feats. The Shrewsbury High School sophomore aced the SAT – scoring all 1600 available points.

Opening date for Maple & Main announced

Maple & Main located at 557 Main St. in Shrewsbury will be run by Shrewsbury’s Reaching Independence through Supported Employment Program.

Northborough Halloween school parade back on

Northborough school officials announced that the Halloween parade will take place at the elementary schools this year.

Grafton High Class of 1968 holds reunion

The Grafton High School class of 1968 held its 55th reunion on Sept. 20 at the Grafton Town House Tavern.

Clinton Savings Bank, WXLO 104.5 fundraise for Coolidge school

Clinton Savings Bank and WXLO 104.5 recently teamed up to provide a bright start to the school year for Coolidge Elementary School.

Local non-profit organization created by students for students

Westborough and Hopkinton High School students recently created a non-profit organization called Learn It in order to assist fellow students with career paths and college applications.

Northborough community speaks out against Halloween parade decision

Community members spoke out against a recent decision to remove the Halloween costume parade from taking place during the school day.

South Grafton PTO plans Octoberfest

The South Grafton Parent Teacher Organization has announced that its Octoberfest annual event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14

Grafton mulls whether to fix former fire station

Grafton officials are trying to decide whether to fix the former fire station at 3 Worcester St., currently being used by the schools.

Local students named National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced the names of over 16,000 semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Garden at Fales Elementary thriving

The garden at Fales Elementary School planted last spring is now blooming. Ariel Villa wrote a grant to support funding the garden.

Shrewsbury High School expansion takes step forward

The Shrewsbury High School expansion project has taken an important step forward. Shrewsbury has advanced past MSBA's initial review.

Blackstone Valley Tech spruces up for new school year

The administrators, support staff and facilities team at BVT High School completed projects over the summer.

Westborough schools remain unhappy with NRT

Westborough Public Schools is still not happy with its bus transportation provider, NRT.