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AMSA student from Shrewsbury named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar

Aryan Kumar, a high school senior at the Advanced Math and Science Academy from Shrewsbury has been named as a 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

Ducklings rescued from storm drain in Marlborough

Three ducklings were rescued on Monday after falling into a storm drain at the intersection of Bolton St. and Granger Blvd. in Marlborough.

Northborough’s Community Meals facing difficult financial situation

Community Meals organizers estimate that they will run out of funds for their long running program in June without additional support.

Northborough, Westborough students win National Merit Scholarships

High school students Justin Wang of Northborough, Aarushi Pant of Westborough have been named as National Merit Scholars.

Southborough’s Jonathan Hostage announces campaign for new state representative seat

Jonathan Hostage is a new candidate in the race to represent the new 19th Worcester House district in the State Legislature. 
The Assabet Valley Mastersingers will kickoff their concert series on Oct. 30 at St. John's High School.

Assabet Valley Mastersingers plan performance of ‘The Seasons’

The Assabet Valley Mastersingers are gearing up for their third concert of their current season next month.

Shrewsbury, Marlborough artists collaborate on children’s book series

Fern Davis Nissim works with Sue Fleishman to create the Little Red Ant series of hand-illustrated children's books.

Westborough singer shares passion for music at Marlborough High

Caleb Whelden of Westborough developed an interest in a cappella music while a high school student growing up in Nantucket. 

High school scoreboard: Shrewsbury baseball, Hudson softball win early-season tournaments

The spring sports season rumbled onward last week, with teams playing through their April Break schedules.

‘It was really a special night’: Assabet hockey community gathers for alumni game

MARLBOROUGH - An Assabet Valley Regional High School alumni hockey game on Saturday afternoon drew multiple generations of Aztecs players to Navin Skating Rink...

Area residents complete Boston Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) has released preliminary race results for this year's Boston Marathon. 

High school scoreboard: AMSA pitcher tosses no-hitter, Shrewsbury baseball soars

The spring sports season is now in full swing more than halfway through the month of April. A number of teams had strong performances.

Area police departments plan to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

A number of area police departments are planning means of disposing of such medication as part of Drug Take Back Day on April 30.

Westborough notes surge in opioid overdoses, considers larger crisis

By March 18, Westborough had already surpassed the total number of overdoses seen in town in 2021, according to police data.

MidWach League announces 2021-2022 winter all-stars

The MidWach League, which includes Algonquin, Shrewsbury, Marlborough, Hudson and Westborough high schools, is honoring its winter all-stars.

Grafton baseball enjoys game under the lights at Polar Park

The GHS baseball team enjoyed an early season surprise this week when they headed to Polar Park in Worcester for a game against Doherty. 

Regulator talks cannabis safety, local cannabis market in presentation

Cannabis Control Commissioner Kim Roy visited the Shrewsbury Senior Center last month, meeting with the Shrewsbury Men’s Club.

Area residents prepare for 2022 Boston Marathon

Residents are set to converge on Hopkinton for the 2022 marathon, which is now back on its regular schedule.
Assabet field hockey is finding success under new coach Caitlyn Lucht. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Assabet celebrates $249,000 state grant

A nearly $250,000 grant will let Assabet buy new equipment to strengthen its metal fabrication and welding programming. 

Assabet cheerleading team wins national championship

The Assabet cheerleading team returned from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, this past weekend with a national championship in hand.