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Algonquin mascot study group recommends retiring the Tomahawk

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By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer NORTHBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH - Algonquin Regional High School's (ARHS) sixteen member Mascot Study Group recommended the retirement of the “Tomahawk” mascot at a...

Area fire departments receive safety grants

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor REGION - Six area fire departments will soon get new equipment thanks to over $90,000 in state grant funding doled...

Cub Scouts celebrate milestone amid COVID-19

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor WESTBOROUGH - Four Westborough Cub Scouts celebrated a milestone in their Scouting journeys April 10 at the Harvey Building in...

UPDATED: Storm brings winter weather back to region

By Community Advocate Staff UPDATED: This post has been updated with additional reader photos. REGION - A nor-easter brought a blast of snow to the region...

Stakeholders offer expanded cases for, against, MGB care clinic in Westborough

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer Westborough – An April 6 hearing moderated by the Department of Public Health offered the most extensive public discussion yet...

Regional COVID-19 vaccination site to open in Westborough

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor WESTBOROUGH - The DoubleTree Hotel in Westborough will soon serve as a mass COVID-19 vaccination site. Announcing the news with a...

Rep. Kane responds to Route 20 traffic concerns after school bus crash

Police reports shed light on incidents By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor Shrewsbury – State Rep. Hannah Kane (R - Shrewsbury) reiterated her commitment to addressing traffic...

Art Educator Tracy Wesinger shares her passion with others

By Mary Catherine Karcich, Contributing Writer Hudson - For Hudson native Tracy Wesinger, art is more than just a subject in school. It’s her...

PHOTOS: Goodnow Elementary School ‘chalks the walk’

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor Marlborough - The entire Goodnow Elementary School community fanned out across their campus, April 7, for a sprawling "chalk the...

Bank robbery in Shrewsbury, suspect arrested

By Community Advocate Staff Shrewsbury - A man allegedly stole an undisclosed amount of money from a Shrewsbury TD Bank, April 6, police say.  At approximately...
Captain/EMT Stephen L. Krysa (middle, wearing blue mask) with members of the Marlborough Fire Department Photo/courtesy Marlborough Firefighters Local 1714

Marlborough Fire Department bids farewell to longtime Captain

Promotion and other retirements announced    By Ron Ayotte, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Marlborough Fire Chief Kevin Breen recently announced the retirements of several longtime members of...

This week’s issue, Feb. 26, 2021

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Marlborough Mayor concerned with Phase two of vaccine rollout.

Marlborough awaiting approval to open state vaccination site

UPDATE: Marlborough's state vaccine site won't open, March 1. Reached for comment early on this original target date for opening, Mayor Arthur Vigeant told...

Paralympic athlete shares her story with Northborough elementary school community

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By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough - The four Northborough elementary school PTOs recently partnered to virtually host Paralympic athlete and founder of The Born...

Northborough teen helps bring buzz to cancer awareness

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By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough - Algonquin Regional High School junior Emily Chione marked World Cancer Day on Feb. 4 by having her hair...

Marlborough nurse one of lucky few to get free Super Bowl tickets for health...

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By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Marlborough - While New England expat Tom Brady celebrated his Super Bowl win Feb. 7,  Patrice Spicer, a nurse at UMass...

This week’s issue, Feb. 12, 2021

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Random social media post spurs local man to help a friend

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3D printer helps solve pill bottle dilemma     By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Few would dispute the perceived dichotomy of the value of social media,...

Southborough assistant town administrator honored with national leadership award

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury/Southborough – Vanessa Hale thought she was just receiving a plate of holiday cookies from her close friend who...