Friday, May 29, 2020

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...

Former Shrewsbury resident is finally living her dream

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury/Cambridge – Former Shrewsbury resident Deb Peeples, 63, recently returned from a month-long residency at the Vermont Studio Center,...

Grafton man recalls posing for iconic Norman Rockwell painting

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Grafton – In 1958, Ed Locke was an eight-year-old boy having lunch in his school’s cafeteria, when fellow Stockbridge resident...

Hudson’s Synergy Wellness Center offers online support

Hudson - Synergy in Hudson supports the community’s physical, emotional and spiritual health during these challenging days of uncertainty around COVID-19. Their nine Licensed...

Meet Lady Maria Chaffington, Jane Austen’s ‘friend’

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer    Hudson - Speaking in an English accent and dressed in a gown from the early 1800s, Lady Maria (pronounced...

Marlborough extends motor vehicle excise demand fee date

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant and Collector Eileen Bristol announced on March 20 that the City of Marlborough will delay the date in which...

School physician and superintendent reinforce importance of social distancing

Northborough/Southborough - The Northborough/Southborough Schools superintendent Greg Martineau, along with the district physician and wellness coordinator sent a message this morning reminding students and...

US Census due April 1 can be completed online or by phone

Region – The 2020 U.S. Census opened on March 12 and invitations to respond have been mailed to homes throughout the nation. In a...

A new reality

Area public buildings and schools close; Marlborough declares state of emergency; Westborough postpones election   By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer   Region - Even Tom Moses, Hudson’s...