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Proctor Elementary School is located on Jefferson Road in Northborough. Photo/Laura Hayes

Northborough schools talk COVID-19 testing

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By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter NORTHBOROUGH – Though school started Sept. 1 for the Public Schools of Northborough Southborough, COVID-19 is still here, officials...
The special town meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Westborough High School Auditorium.

Westborough Public Schools to seek funding for new ELL, payroll specialist positions

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By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – The School Committee is hoping voters pass an article adding over $120,000 to the district budget at Westborough’s...
Sun shines over Gibbons School in Westborough. Photo/Dakota Antelman

Retirements, resignations prompt hiring push at Westborough Schools

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By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – The Westborough Public Schools had hired more than 90 people over the summer in preparation for the upcoming...
Superintendent Joseph Sawyer fist bumps a student.

Shrewsbury’s new Beal school officially welcomes students

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By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY – Applause and cheers filled the entrances of the new Maj. Howard W. Beal Elementary School as school...
A new program by Explorer Post 85 and the Westborough Fire Department will offer an introduction to firefighting through an academy-style training process. Photos/Dakota Antelman

New youth fire academy comes to Westborough

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WESTBOROUGH - Explorer Post 85 and the Westborough Fire Department are offering a new program to young men and women that have an interest...
The start of classes at Algonquin Regional High School has been delayed by 40 minutes for the new school year. Photo/Dakota Antelman

ARHS school day will start later this year

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter NORTHBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH — When Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students start the year tomorrow they will start the school day...
Parent Nandana Kansra speaks during an Aug. 18 School Committee meeting.

Universal masking for Shrewsbury students while indoors

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY — Shrewsbury Public School (SPS) students, staff and visitors will wear masks inside when school year starts next...
A scoreboard bearing the now retired “Tomahawk” name towers over an Algonquin ballfield. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Committee hears options for new Algonquin mascot

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter NORTHBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH — From the Eagles to the Coyotes, a committee recently heard several options for a new Algonquin Regional...
Drone photo of new Beal School, which is almost complete.

New Beal School all but complete

SHREWSBURY - Drone photography recently showed the campus of the new Maj. Howard W. Beal Elementary School. The much anticipated new school was all...

WHS grad receives ATF scholarship

WESTBOROUGH — A Westborough High School, Class of 2021 graduate was recently awarded a scholarship through the ATF Association. The association is a nonprofit group...