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Woman’s body found near Mass. Turnpike overpass in Grafton

Grafton – The Worcester County District Attorney’s Office released this statement this afternoon: The State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office...

Kids’ Clothing Swap at St. Anne’s in Shrewsbury April 28

Shrewsbury – St. Anne’s Church, 130 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, will hold the 10th Kids’ Clothing Swap Saturday, April 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m....

Under pressure: Class sizes in Shrewsbury causing teacher headaches, achievement gaps

Shrewsbury - Oak Middle School English teacher Derek Pizzuto is, to put it mildly, frustrated. After a series of personnel cuts in Shrewsbury schools, there are less teachers to go around. Less teachers means a higher teacher-student ratio and less time to work individually with students. A lack of teachers also means there's no one to help students produce a yearbook or advise a photography club. And now, student achievement appears to be suffering in Shrewsbury schools. "We'se at a crisis point where teachers and administrators are doing all they can," Pizzuto said. "We'se working past the boundaries of what can be. I's seeing more and more teachers looking burnt out."

‘Coffee Cubs’ program at Richer Elementary encourages student interaction

Marlborough – In the spirit of community building and sharing warmth, the Raymond C. Richer Elementary School has just implemented a new program called “Coffee...

Vigeant begins fourth term as Marlborough’s Mayor

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough - Arthur Vigeant was sworn in to his fourth term as mayor of Marlborough during the city’s 80th...

Two-family dwellings garner most attention at Planning Board public hearing

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – The Planning Board held a public hearing March 6 giving residents an opportunity to weigh in on...

Shrewsbury’s annual town election to be held May 1 

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury will head to the polls for their annual municipal election, Tuesday, May 1. Town Moderator Christopher G. Mehne, Selectman James F. Kane,...

Gun control advocates in Westborough call for common ground with opponents

Westborough - Speaking at the Forum on Preventing Gun Violence at Congregation B'sai Shalom in Westborough Oct. 13, U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D- 2nd District), said there needs to be a broader coalition of responsible gun owners to lessen gun violence. McGovern called on gun owners to "stand up" to extremism "by taking a public stand on sensible legislation that doesn't take away their constitutional rights."
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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...

Free talk to be given on ‘Aging with grace and vitality’

Region - Lisa Vasile, a nurse practitioner at 4 Better Health Functional Medicine practice in Hopkinton, will be presenting a talk on “Aging with...