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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,...
Cathy LaRoche (second from left) with members of the Shrewsbury High School M.O.V.E. program gather around Gingerbread House they created earlier this month. Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Shrewsbury High’s M.O.V.E. director leaves legacy of advocacy and hope for students

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – During the year, under the direction of Cathy LaRoche, director of the Shrewsbury High School Special Education...

Sheriff’s Coat Drive provides winter coats to St. Anne’s

By Melanie Petrucci Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – On Dec. 6, St. Anne’s Human Services was the seventh stop for Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis as...

Daly awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Worcester native is honored for services during World War II By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Shrewsbury – At the height of World War II, in 1943, a...
Northboro Manor Main Entrance 1940s

White Cliffs – Life after the Wessons

Submitted by Normand Corbin Chair, Northborough Historic District Commission This is the concluding article in my series on the Wesson Summer Mansion in Northborough. This article...

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...

Friends rally community for Marlborough fire survivor Joan Russo

  By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Close friends and fellow hairdressers Cindy Kinney and Paula Stoddard are staying strong for Joan Russo, who was...

Marlborough rallies around family of injured former MHS football star

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Marlborough – Rob Walker sat on recent afternoon watching the inner Boston Harbor and quietly talked about his family’s efforts...

Thanks to local volunteers, Ugandan girls attain dignity and confidence 

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Imagine what it would be like to be a girl and be shunned during a specific time...

Bridge is lit to commemorate ‘Purple Heart Day’

Shrewsbury - The Kenneth F. Burns Bridge, over Lake Quinsigamond, shone purple tonight, Aug. 7, for Purple Heart Day, as a way to commemorate the...