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Monday, November 12, 2018

Third Overdose Awareness Vigil gathers crowd in downtown Marlborough

Marlborough - The third International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil at the Walker Building in Marlborough ended on Aug. 31 with hundreds of attendees raising memorial candles into the sky as the voice of Godsmack’s Sully Erna echoed down Main Street. This year’s was the biggest event yet for organizer and advocate Kathy Leonard of Marlborough. Several hundred attendees came from across Central Massachusetts to hear more than an hour of speeches and a musical performance by Erna. Leonard organized the event to remember those lost to the opioid epidemic and destigmatize addiction.

‘Coffee Cubs’ program at Richer Elementary encourages student interaction

Marlborough – In the spirit of community building and sharing warmth, the Raymond C. Richer Elementary School has just implemented a new program called “Coffee...

Learn to build a ‘Bee Friendly Community’ at Tatnuck Bookseller March 22

Westborough - Westborough Indivisible and the Westborough Democratic Town Committee will present “Building a Bee and Pollinator Friendly Community” Thursday, March 22, at 8 p.m. at...

Southborough outshines wet, hot Heritage Day

Southborough – Despite unseasonable humidity and intermittent rain showers Oct. 9, the center of Southborough bustled with activities for the 44th annual Heritage Day Celebration organized by Southborough Recreation.

New Apex Center Friendly’s offers host of specials to celebrate grand opening

Marlborough – The Friendly’s restaurant, located at the Apex Center, 157 Apex Drive (Route 20), will be celebrating National Large Sundae Week (Monday, Nov. 6, to Sunday, Nov 12).

‘Match Game’ coming to the Shrewsbury Public Library

Shrewsbury – Next month, teams comprised of friends, family members, or coworkers will have the opportunity to compete for prizes in a game show...

‘Peace on Earth’ is theme of Evening of Giving

Marlborough – “Peace on Earth” is the theme of the 28th annual Evening of Giving to be held Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Route 20, Marlborough. Tickets for more than 1,000 guests are available for those in support of the event which benefits the Marlborough-Hudson homeless shelter, Roland’s House.

Motorcycle ride memorializes Spc. Brian K. Arsenault

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.

Grafton Police to host 13th National Night Out Block Party

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

Interact Club’s Painting Rocks for Peace Project inspires community 

Northborough – Martin Luther King Jr. once said “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” The students who belong to the Interact Club of Northborough-Southborough understand that philosophy. Not only do they understand it, they embrace it while making a positive difference in their community.