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SEF honors Shrewsbury HS Unified Team

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) honored the Shrewsbury High School Unified Team with the Community Service Award...

Children’s author ‘Mr. B’ to hold book signing at Tatnuck

Region  – Shrewsbury resident Matthew Bradley, aka “Mr. B,” has recently completed his new children’s book, "The Little Tree." The book has been described...

Children’s librarian dresses up to spark literary fun

By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer   Shrewsbury - Roxanne Starkin fondly recalls her childhood when her mother was studying for her bachelor’s degree and carted her...

Monies raised will support Friends of the Southborough Library programs

Southborough - The Friends of the Southborough Library have an additional $227 to spend on literary activities. Diners who visited the Chateau Restaurant in Westborough...

Diane Cournoyer Dance Center to host open house

Northborough - The Diane Cournoyer Dance Center will be hosting an open house Saturday, April 27, at its new studio, located at 386 West...

Westborough Unplugs: Nourse Farm offers special event as part of town-wide initiative

By Kate Tobiasson, Contributing Writer Westborough - It was drizzling all day May 5, but Westborough Unplugs Week concluded with a fun and busy event...

MassWildlife biologist returns from firefighting stint in Oregon

Region – Rebecca DiGirolomo, a habitat biologist with Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife), based in Westborough, was recently welcomed home after a...

Westborough honored as ‘Purple Heart Town’

By K.B. Sherman, Contributing Writer Westborough – On Aug. 7, communities across the United States commemorated “Purple Heart Day.” This prestigious award, originated by General...

Westborough Honor Graduate completes training

Westborough - Air Force Airman Justin T. Cole, of Westborough, graduated from Air Force Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, in San...

Veterinary nutritionist helps animals stay healthy   

Northborough – As a child, Dr. Cailin Heinze knew that she wanted to be a veterinarian.  Growing up on a farm in Pennsylvania, animals were an important part of her life. She also became fascinated with biochemistry and nutrition.

Westborough celebrates with Festival of Lights

Westborough– Although the balmy temperatures didn's exactly make it feel like a winter wonderland, Westborough's downtown, and in particular, the town's rotary, looked like one the evening of Nov. 27. That's because the entire area was once again lit up with Christmas lights, thanks to the generosity of the Westborough Rotary Club. The club sponsors the annual Festival of Lights each year as a community service project.

Rotary Club lights downtown Westborough for holidays

Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough continued its tradition to brighten downtown Nov. 30 during the annual Festival of Lights. Festivities began with members of the Westborough High School (WHS) Chorus leading a sing-along of carols. Santa Claus was transported by the Westborough Fire Department in Engine 3 to the rotary, where children shared their holiday wishes and received candy canes. Assisting as Santa’s helpers were 16 members of WHS Interact.

Marlborough Boy Scouts earn the Eagle Scout Award

(l to r) Ryan Miller, Bryan Coggins and Michael Ward (Photo/submitted) Marlborough – Bryan Coggins, Michael Ward and Ryan Miller have all earned the Eagle Scout Award,...

Assabet student named Miss New England

Region - On March 28, Elliana Davis, a Shrewsbury senior cosmetology student from Assabet Valley Regional Technical School, was named Miss New England at...

Northborough resident seeks to better lives of others through volunteerism

Northborough - As board member and member of more than six local organizations, Michael Mills’ passion for helping others in his community is more than just a hobby - it’s a philosophy by which he lives his life.

St. Stephen Lutheran Church chooses new pastor

Joseph Graumann and the Rev. Sara J. Anderson discuss details just before leading the Sunday service at St. Stephen Lutheran Church. (Photo/Barbara Parente) Marlborough -...

Bridges to Malawi brings medical assistance to poor in Africa

Hudson - Hudson resident Dr. Brian Lisse has spent over 10 years traveling to Malawi, a poverty-stricken country located in southeast Africa. He established the nonprofit organization Bridges to Malawi with a mission to help the lives of those less fortunate who are suffering from sickness, disease and famine.

Former veteran, business grad and actor finds his calling as a minister

Shrewsbury - Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Cyrano de Bergerac have been called Renaissance men. They excelled in a wide range of different fields. Whatever they pursued, they did extremely well. The new minister of congregational life at the First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury comes from that same kind of background and received his calling to the ministry after many other pursuits.

Mayor helps Albanian student on her path to success

Marlborough - A young woman’s dreams can become reality if she is motivated, has a positive attitude, sets goals, works hard and meets people along the way who recognize her potential. Five years ago, Mira Sulaj left Albania with her parents and younger sister and arrived at Logan Airport eager to have a better future with more opportunities. They settled in Worcester.