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Saturday, August 24, 2019

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.

After ground breaking, Rangers are indeed ‘on track’

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Westborough – Members of the Board of Selectmen, School Committee members, Westborough High School (WHS) staff, students, and local business...
Beatles for Sale perform at Dean Park.

Beatles fever hits Shrewsbury

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Mother Nature provided a picture perfect backdrop for a fun, family friendly evening of pure Beatles enjoyment...

Health and Safety Fair held at Umass-Marlborough Hospital 

By Janice Elizabeth Berte, Contributing Writer Marlborough - From infants to seniors, there were good times to be had June 2 at the 20th annual...

Westborough veterans enjoy free lunch at senior center event

  By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Westborough - Veterans and community members enjoyed free food and conversation June 21 at the second quarterly Veterans Lunch at...

Hudson hosts 32nd annual ‘Hudson Fest’

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Hudson - Hundreds of area residents packed Hudson’s South Street and the surrounding area June 9 for the 32nd annual...

‘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...

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.

‘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.