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Who is getting you through quarantine? Readers submit pet photos

With residents across the region hunkering down in their homes amid the COVID-19 crisis and social distancing suggestions, many of us are relying on the love of our pets for some extra warmth in our days.

Chinese Language School raising funds for medical professionals

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Because of the novel coronavirus, the Massachusetts Beijing Chinese Language School (MassBCLS) is closed, like virtually all...

Northborough/Southborough superintendent answers FAQ’s regarding COVID-19 school closures

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By Debra Roberts, Contributing Writer Northborough/Southborough – Though there is still national uncertainty regarding the day-to-day mitigation strategy for minimizing the spread of COVID-19, local...

Hogan enjoys Read Across America Day with Hudson students

Hudson - On Friday, March 6, Rep. Kate Hogan (D-Stow) visited Mulready Elementary School and read Dr. Seuss stories to kindergarten, first grade and...

Touchstone Community School prepares students for online learning

Grafton - At Touchstone Community School, Sally Kent, the Head of School, was preparing for virtual learning since March 2nd when the first COVID19...

Marlborough Rotary Club scholarship applications due April 17

Marlborough - The Marlborough Rotary Club would like to remind any graduating high school seniors that the deadline for submitting scholarship applications to the...

MASS Senior Softball League registration now open

Region - Eastern Massachusetts Senior Softball (EMASS) is now launching its annual recruitment campaign for players age 50 and over. The 400-plus member league...

Local United Way chapters respond quickly with funds and services

By Vicki Greene, Contributing Writer Regional – The United Way of Central Mass., within a 24-hour period earlier this month, developed the “We Care Fund”...

Youth group makes a positive difference for marine life

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Westborough – Did you know that six of the seven species of sea turtles in the world are considered to...

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...