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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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...

Post-9/11 ‘Remembering Our Fallen’ war memorial visits Marlborough

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – An opening ceremony took place Aug. 22 at Union Common in Marlborough to mark the first of a...

French retires from Air Force in ceremony at Pentagon

Westborough - Westborough resident Colonel Brent E. French was honored for his service in the US. Air Force during a retirement ceremony held for...
Tom Rush Photo/submitted

Singer-songwriter Tom Rush in concert Oct. 5

  Grafton - Apple Tree Arts presents one of America’s greatest singer-songwriters, Tom Rush, in concert Friday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m., at the Great...
Greg Crippen Photos/submitted

Crippen gaining national attention from prestigious college football programs

By Bill Gilman, Contributing Writer Northborough - It might be difficult to measure work ethic and strength of character but you know them when you...
Andrew Fraser stops a ball during a game at the World Junior Ball Hockey Championships held in Nitro, Slovakia. Photos/submitted

Marlborough ball hockey player helps Team USA win silver medal in world championship

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Marlborough – When he starts classes later this month at Marlborough High School, Andrew Fraser, 14, will have quite a...