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Friday, September 21, 2018

Seniors attend fun, informative conference

  Region - State Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton, meets Alan Linehan of Hudson at the 32nd annual Senior Conference, held April 19 at Assabet Valley...

Saint John’s welcomes new headmaster

Shrewsbury - Alex Zequeira has been named the next headmaster of Saint John’s High School effective July 1. Zequeira is currently president of Nativity School...

Southborough Library hosts business speaker series

Southborough - A standing-room-only crowd listened to Kaz Inc. President and CEO Julien Mininberg's presentation, "Building a $700 M Global Business with World-Class Brands...

Westborough resident sings a cappella

Westborough – Bruce Lopatin, a longtime Westborough resident, is an internal IT auditor by day and a singer in "The Sounds of Concord" barbershop chorus by night. "Barbershop singing is, as we jokingly say, the best kept secret in the United States," Lopatin said. "Nobody knows about us. While I don's have the exact numbers, I's estimate that there are 30,000-plus men singing barbershop."

Blackington Furniture: Grafton shop is a resource for custom furniture, unique gifts

"Blackington has been in existence about 13 years," said Rand Bardsley, a former high-tech executive turned custom furniture maker. "We handcraft each piece in Worcester, using local materials and employees. Three years ago, we opened this store, on the Common." Ann Pendleton, who has a background in furniture retailing, manages the store.

Marlborough hosts 60th Labor Day Parade

Marlborough - The 60th annual Marlborough Labor Day Parade was held downtown Sept. 5. Over 100 marching units participated in this year's parade with...

Apple Tree Arts stages ‘It’s a Hit!’

Grafton - It’s spring again! It’s the perfect time for Apple Tree Arts’ “It’s a Hit,” a musical all about baseball, America’s favorite past...

Brain injury survivor finds a place that feels like home

Westborough - Ten years ago, early in the morning, Jim Lyman Jr., now 50, needed help. He called his mother Janet, who heard his slurred speech, hung up and dialed 911. Lyman, in the meantime, made his way down a narrow staircase to the front door of his house in Marlborough. In the midst of a massive stroke, he had enough awareness to know that he did not want to be carried down. He weighed 350 pounds.

Last snowman of the season?

Southborough - This patriotic snowman waves Old Glory to passerby on Pine Hill Road. Photo/Sue Wambolt

Shrewsbury's SAMiAM uses hip hop as outlet

Shrewsbury - While attending St. John's High School, Sam Burr (class of 2007) was the quarterback of the football team, member of the Student Activities Council and a mentor through the Big Brother Big Sister program. Now, he's a "gangster rapper."