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The Feinstein Foundation, Northborough schools fight hunger

For 14 years, former educator and philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein has divided $1 million among food pantries and agencies nationwide to raise awareness and funding for hunger. Northborough Food Pantry Co-Director Susan Seppa coordinates the event locally, and will tally the items donated in March and April.

Northborough residents agree on budgets at Town Meeting

At the Annual Town Meeting April 25 at Algonquin Regional High School, Town Administrator John Coderre presented an overview of the town's financial good health.

James H. Priest II, 72

Northborough - James H. Priest II, 72, died suddenly on Saturday April 30, 2011 at Marlborough Hospital. He leaves behind his loving...

Maurice J. Shea, 82

Northborough - Maurice "Bud" J. Shea, 82, formerly of Northborough, died Monday April 11, 2011, at Radius Health Care in Southbridge...

Northborough girls win division championship

Northborough - (back, l to r) Assistant coach John Healy, Julia Insani, Emily Carens, Dorian McMenemy, coach Ron McMenemy, Nicole Federici, Taylor...

Developing wrestling skills at Algonquin

Northborough/Southborough - Team members and coaches of Algonquin Youth Wrestling gather at one of the 12 sessions of the spring program's Youth...

Challenged to learn the ropes in Northborough

Northborough - Fifth-grader Mackenzie Rice travels on a tire swing during the March 15 session of the Ropes Course Challenge at Zeh...

Scouts learn about Civil War in Northborough

Northborough - Civil War re-enactors from the 5th Massachusetts Battery and the 13th Massachusetts Infantry Company F join Northborough Boy Scouts Troop...

Maurice J. Shea, 82

Northborough - Maurice "Bud" J. Shea, 82, formerly of Northborough, died Monday April 11, 2011 at Radius Health Care in Southbridge after a ...

Northborough selectmen rename “Clean-Up Day”

Based on her numerous community endeavors and tireless work with the annual town clean-up, the Board of Selectmen passed a measure April 11 announcing that Saturday, May 7, will be the first "Louise Houle Annual Clean-up Day."

Grace E. Dzuro, 89

Northborough - Grace E. (Ayers) Dzuro, 89, formerly of West Long Branch, N.J., died unexpectedly Friday April 15, 2011 at UMass Medical Center.

Jane Wheaton Arbour, 84

Shrewsbury/Northborough - Jane Wheaton Arbour, age 84, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Sunday April 17, 2011 at UMass Memorial Hospital, with her family...

Spring Fair in Northborough offers fun and games

Northborough - Each hoping to win a prize, (l to r) kindergartner Matthew Vzar, his brother, second-grader Nicholas, and fifth-grader Kaitlyn Yoo...

Northborough selectmen meet with Appropriations Committee

The Northborough Board of Selectmen held a joint public hearing March 28 with the Appropriations Committee as they began their preparations for the Annual Town Meeting to be held April 25.

Northborough artist raises awareness about animal abuse

A self-taught artist and lifelong Northborough resident, Cathy Staniunas has exhibited her works detailing animal abuse at Doric Hall, part of the Massachusetts State House.

Celebrating a seasonal tradition in Northborough

Northborough - (l to r) Third-graders Lauren Theve, Olivia Lamy and Daniella Martens prepare to climb up the amply snow-covered Mount Proctor...

Scott Jackson of Northborough tells his ‘Great Story’

Scott Jackson of Northborough was one of five people recently honored at the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) Annual Conference at the DCU Center in Worcester.

Donna M. Campbell, 59

Northborough - Donna M. (Gallo) Campbell, 59, died at home Tuesday March 15, 2011, after a brief illness. She leaves her husband of 27 years,...

Winning fitness with the Rotarians

Northborough/Southborough - (l to r) Doris Walsh, Beth Wolfset, Barbara Dyer and Steve Boyle work out during the Feb. 16 meeting of...

Algonquin coach wins well-deserved award

Neil Burke has gotten used to success and accolades during his coaching career so when the Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association (MBCA) came calling with one more award, he was prepared for the attention. This time though, it happened to be the paramount achievement for someone in his line of work.