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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Bringing attention to the issue of food insecurity

Shrewsbury - On Sept. 13, the Kenneth F. Burns Bridge spanning Lake Quinsigamond was lit in orange, a color often associated with the anti-hunger...
Abigail Blanchard with her mother Megan and younger sister Katie Photo/submitted

Shrewsbury couple plans fundraiser for granddaughter with alopecia

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Losing one’s hair can be devastating, no matter what the cause. When it is a child that...

Westborough youth spreads message of kindness

  By Kate Tobiasson, Contributing Writer Westborough - While the world is unquestionably filled with turmoil and conflict, 7-year-old Juliana Amato is working to help bring...
(l to r) Back row: Josh Sargent, Joe Jamros, Matt Roy and Zack Englehart; front row: Colin Davidson and Ryan Dixon. Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Shrewsbury Special Olympics Basketball Team places fourth at USA Games in Seattle. Upcoming – possible...

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury’s Special Olympics basketball team placed fourth in their division at the USA Games in Seattle July...
Robert C. Cheney. Photos/submitted

Willard Clock Museum director shares secrets of rare antique timepiece

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Grafton – If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, renowned clockmaker Simon Willard should have been delighted when his...

Pet Rock Fest benefits animal causes for 20th year

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Grafton – Comfortably cool temperatures Sept. 9 were a welcomed break from the humid dog days of summer for about...

Northborough man advocates for organ transplant awareness as he himself awaits new kidney

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough - Throughout his life, Rene Robledo has always been a man who found joy and meaning in his work. But...
Mikey LaCroix competes at Nationals at Copper Mountain, Colorado in 2015. Photo submitted

Fundraiser to support local snowboard racer’s Olympic dreams to be held at Ski Ward

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community reporter Shrewsbury – Hometown Olympic hopeful? Snowboarder Mikey LaCroix, 20, of Shrewsbury, is not ruling out that possibility. As his father,...
Cartoon by Ed Turner

When life gives you lemons…you hold a fundraiser

Grafton - Nine-year-old Tyler Hardiman is our kind of guy. Looking for a way to give back, Tyler has set a up a lemonade stand...
Mackenzie Brennen (l) and Cassie Fiore with Emily Roca (laying on the bench) display one of their Buddy Bunches. Photos/submitted

Girl Scouts create ‘Buddy Benches’ for Jaworek Elementary School

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Emily Roca, Cassandra Fiore and Mackenzie Brennan of Marlborough Troop 75457 have been tirelessly working together to complete...