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SYFS announces Outstanding Youth Award winners

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, Inc. (SYFS), the town of Shrewsbury's only private, nonprofit community counseling and social services agency, recently announced...

Fundraiser will honor memory of Lizzi Marriott

  Westborough – The Westborough Athletic and Social Association (WASA) has announced it will sponsor "A Night in Remembrance of Lizzi Marriott" Saturday, Jan. 26,...

After theft, Hasbro comes to aid of Shrewsbury church's toy drive

Shrewsbury – They didn's come by sleigh and they weren's led by a team of reindeer. But on Monday, Dec. 10, the mood was definitely merry as nearly a dozen employees of Hasbro, the Pawtucket, RI-based toy giant got the chance to play Santa's elves. The lucky recipients? St. Anne's Church, which just days before had been devastated after thieves broke into a locked shed on the church's 130 Boston Turnpike (Route 9) property and stole nearly 100 gifts slated for children in need this holiday season.

Remembering Chris Weigl

We lost a member of our Community Advocate family yesterday when 23 year old Christopher Weigl was hit and killed as he rode his...

Colonel believes decline in vet numbers is cause for concern

Westborough - "I wish a Vietnam veteran could walk beside me when I come through an airport in uniform and people thank me for my service," U.S. Air Force Col. Brent French, of Westborough, said. "They never got the recognition for their sacrifices as we do today.

Nominations for Outstanding Youth of Shrewsbury Award due Nov. 30

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services, Inc. (SYFS) is now accepting nominations through Nov. 30 for the Outstanding Youth of Shrewsbury Award. The award...

Westborough Holiday Shop makes the season bright for those in need

Westborough – Westborough Youth and Family Services (WYFS) and the Rotary Club of Westborough are committed to helping local residents in need. But come December, that mission takes on an extra dimension - ensuring that all parents or caretakers are able to provide their children with a few special holiday gifts. Since 2004, the groups have sponsored a free Holiday Gift Shop for families who are struggling perhaps with their finances or a medical crisis. All of the gifts are donated courtesy of generous residents, businesses and organizations. The shop, located in the auditorium in the Forbes Municipal Building, 4 West Main St., is open by appointment only and all visits are confidential.

Algonquin's Dick Walsh looks back on coaching career

Northborough - Sometimes, it is nice to reflect. Especially when you can reflect on 23 years of steering the ship for the Algonquin football team. Dick Walsh first started coaching at the high school in Northborough in 1957, when it was known as "Northborough High School."

Thanksgiving tradition inspires Alzheimer's Association event

Shrewsbury - Thanksgiving morning at the O"Connor home always began with time outdoors, according to Jane O"Connor Lizotte. "Dad would get up on Thanksgiving Day and say "Who wants to join me for fresh air?"" Jane said. "We's play football and games with the family, and attend football games at St. John's and Shrewsbury High School."

Shrewsbury couple practices law, volunteerism

Shrewsbury - To say Shehzad and Catherine Rajwani are busy would be an understatement. The Shrewsbury couple are parents to twins, Sam and Lucy, as well as attorneys at the Northborough practice The Harbor Law Group, which was founded by Catherine's mother, Mary Casey, in 1997. Catherine is an intellectual property lawyer and a registered patent attorney. Shehzad practices in the areas of employment law and business litigation.