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Gathered before graduating are class officers (l to r) Hewan Weldai, president; Natalia Karadimitriou, vice president; Rahul Razdan, treasurer; Ashvaraya Gite, secretary; and Declan McSweeney, marshal

Shrewsbury High graduates 433 in 2019 at DCU Center

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Diplomas were presented to 433 class of 2019 Shrewsbury High School (SHS) graduates during a ceremony May...

Community invited to support Westborough native on Jan. 20

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By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Westborough - Friends and family of Westborough native Tom McDonald, 56, are organizing a fundraiser event to help cover medical...
A horse-drawn wagon passes Hudson Appliance on Main Street.

Hudson enjoys 15th downtown holiday stroll

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – Mild temperatures Dec. 2 attracted numerous residents and visitors to the 15th annual Hudson Downtown Holiday Stroll....

Thanks to generosity of many, Westborough’s Project Graduation is a huge hit

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By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough –Westborough High School’s graduation ceremony, held June 2 at the school’s athletic field, was one of traditional pomp, circumstance...

McLaughlin to be roasted at Employment Options benefit

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Hudson/Marlborough – Darren McLaughlin, the general manager of the Wayside Racquet & Swim Club, will be "roasted" at the Employment Options, Inc. Annual Celebrity...

Kickball tourney to benefit girl with stage 4 neuroblastoma

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson/Marlborough – Organizers of the 17th annual Snowflake Festival Charity Kickball Tournament are currently seeking base sponsors, raffle prizes,...

Satisfying taste buds at sixth Spirit of Hudson Food & Brewfest

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – Over 2,200 residents from throughout the region endured rain Aug. 11 while satisfying their taste buds at...

Downtown Hudson bridge dedicated to PFC Kenneth M. Thibault

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – Hudson residents have one more reason to be proud of their revitalized downtown. On June 16, the...

Northborough Summer Concert Series begins June 24

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Northborough - The Northborough Community Affairs Committee announced the return of its free Summer Concert Series for 2018. All concerts will be held Sundays at...

Fly fishing hobbyist to share passion at free event

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough/Sudbury – Armand Courchaine of Marlborough discovered a love for fishing and the art of fly tying as a...

Motorcycle ride memorializes Spc. Brian K. Arsenault

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Northborough – This year, 280 motorcyclists and many passengers travelled approximately 45 miles through six towns Sept. 23 for the second annual Spc. Brian K. Arsenault Memorial Ride, beginning and ending at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough. A Bronze Star recipient and 2004 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduate, Spc. Arsenault was killed in action in Afghanistan at age 28 in 2014.

Best of 2018 – When it comes to kids, Big Papi has a big...

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By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough – David Ortiz, affectionately known as “Big Papi,” to his millions of fans, is of course, a Boston Red...

Education foundation, trivia bee celebrate milestones

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Westborough – Lots of laughs were shared when milestone anniversaries were celebrated Nov. 6 at the DoubleTree by Hilton. While marking its 20th year, the Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) presented its 10th annual Trivia Bee. WEF’s primary fundraiser helped provide $21,170 in grants in this 2017-2018 school year and over $375,000 throughout two decades.

Grafton Police to host 13th National Night Out Block Party

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Grafton - The Grafton Police will host their thirteenth annual National Night Out Block Party at their headquarters on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 5-8...

Students, families, faculty run Farley Fox Trot

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Hudson – On a seasonably cool Nov. 4, about 150 supporters of the C.A. Farley Elementary School physical education department and the Farley Home & School Association ran in the seventh annual Farley Fox Trot at Morgan Bowl in Hudson. Participants got a t-shirt depicting the school’s fox mascot drawn by third-grader Rudy Wallingford, whose design won an art contest.

Learn about Westborough’s history on the shore of Lake Chauncy

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Westborough - Explore Westborough’s history at Lake Chauncy Sunday, Sept. 17, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Where was Westborough’s amusement park? The honeymoon hotel? The first state reform school in the nation? Westborough Community Land Trust invites you to celebrate Westborough’s 300th anniversary by learning about its history.

Marlborough chamber announces ‘Chronicle’ anchor Anthony Everett as keynote speaker

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Marlborough - Anthony Everett, Emmy award-winning anchor of WCVB Channel 5’s nightly newsmagazine, “Chronicle,” will be the keynote speaker at the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Luncheon Wednesday, Nov. 15. Everett will speak about how to have a story featured on “Chronicle.” The luncheon will be held at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Hundreds of Grafton residents show support for police on ‘National Night Out’

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By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Grafton – Hundreds of residents, of all ages, came out Aug. 7 to celebrate the Grafton Police Department’s 13th annual...

St. Bernadette’s Little Angels serving the community

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By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough – St. Bernadette School’s Little Angels Outreach Club began eight years ago and continues to grow - not only...

Cemetery tour in Westborough Oct. 28 

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Westborough - The Westborough Historical Society will hold a Memorial Cemetery Tour, “Death Heads and Angels,” Saturday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. Presenter Leslie M. Leslie will lead the tour of Westborough’s oldest cemetery and speak about the community’s first settlers and the stories told by the early Puritan gravestone symbols.