Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Shrewsbury boys’ hockey is State Division 3 champions

Boston - The Shrewsbury High School boys hockey team capped a near perfect season with a 3-1 win over Old Rochester/Fairhaven in the State Division 3 finals Sunday, March 18 at the TD Garden in Boston.

Fresh Start needs furniture, volunteers

Hudson - Fresh Start Furniture Bank of Hudson, a volunteer-run charity that provides furniture and other household items people in need, is reaching out to residents in the area for donations. They are seeking sofas, dressers, upholstered chairs, end tables, microwave ovens, floor lamps, blankets, comforters, silverware, and bath towels, among many other items.

Golf fundraiser will honor memory of Jay Dion in May

Northborough - The first Friends of Jay Dion Memorial Classic golf tournament will be held Thursday, May 25, at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough.

Marlborough native organizes “Heroes Cup” first responder hockey tournament

Marlborough - One of the few places large groups of first responders congregate is at the funerals of their fallen colleagues. Mike Matros, a Sudbury firefighter and Marlborough native, has worked to change that over the past year with the “Heroes Cup” he helped found.

Westborough man to embark on two-month cross country trek to promote cancer awareness

Westborough - For the last 10 years, Dave McGrath of Westborough has been Hope Lodge’s live-in night manager. But McGrath was more than just a manager there. He is also a cancer survivor and, as such, served as a symbol of the lodge’s name – hope – to the many patients who came to stay there over the years.

Lakeway Commons: Honoring a legacy while providing a new vision

Shrewsbury – For years, Anthony “Spag” Borgatti oversaw his legendary retail establishment located on Route 9, not far from Lake Quinsigamond and the Worcester border. Known for his great deals as well as his dedication to Shrewsbury and its residents, Borgatti was beloved by all and to this day, casts a very long shadow. But after in the years following his death, the once bustling commercial site saw a series of retailers come and go, each hoping for just a small slice of Spag’s success. Sadly, during recent years, the nearly 23 acre parcel sat dormant, waiting for its next chapter.