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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...

Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express makes delivery to Worcester County Food Bank

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – It must be getting close to Thanksgiving when the Stop & Shop Turkey Express pulls into town...

Touchstone’s Older Student Program connects with Antarctic polar research vessel

  Grafton – Touchstone Community School Middle School students recently joined classrooms around the world for the first of a weekly video conference connecting then...
Basketball Buddies of Central Mass. with Coach Christine Lewis (bottom right) Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Special athletes find fun and friendship through Basketball Buddies

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Region – If it’s Saturday morning in Boylston this fall, you will find Basketball Buddies in the gym at...
Untitled mixed-media art by Adam Falandys Photo/submitted

Art lovers invited to Shrewsbury’s free ‘2Dean Park’

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Dean Park in Shrewsbury offers a number of amenities including a pond with fountains, athletic fields, playground,...

Services held in Worcester for fallen Firefighter Christopher Roy

Nearly 1000 firefighters join family, friends and dignitaries at funeral By Melanie Petrucci Senior Community Reporter Worcester – Well over 1,000 firefighters from all over New...
Michaela Clancy. Photo/submitted

Westborough Girl Scout uses project to promote mental health education

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Westborough - About a year ago, Michaela Clancy received approval to implement her final Girl Scout Gold Award project and...
SHS students Zachary St. Pierre and Phoebe Gullion with Faculty Advisor Pamela LeBlanc Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Shrewsbury high school art students unveil powerful art exhibit

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – An art installation constructed by members of the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) is currently on display...

Hundreds of Grafton residents show support for police on ‘National Night Out’

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Grafton – Hundreds of residents, of all ages, came out Aug. 7 to celebrate the Grafton Police Department’s 13th annual...

Westborough residents protest Trump administration’s family separation policy

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough – A group of approximately 30 residents gathered at the rotary June 20 to protest the Trump administration’s controversial policy...