Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Local artists showcased at Westborough library

Westborough - Visitors to the Westborough Public Library are invited to participate (in a book discussion, a workshop or story time), enjoy (a film, a great book or a speaker), use (computers, e-readers or online reference sources), discover (their genealogy, a new author or a travel destination) or learn (a new language or local history). Now, the library also invites visitors to view the work of local artists at the rotating art show currently located in the meeting room on the lower level of the library. Library Director Maureen Ambrosino hopes that upcoming artists will use some of the walls on the main floor for their work as well.

French is named as Westborough's Memorial Day Grand Marshal

Westborough - Colonel Brent E. French has been named as the Grand Marshal for Westborough's Memorial Day commemoration this year. French serves as the individual mobilization augmentee (IMA) to the director of training within the office of the assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs. In this capacity he advises the deputy assistant secretary of defense on training matters related to the seven members of the reserve component.

Northborough ‘cleans up’

Over 175 volunteers picked up trash and other debris at 55 sites throughout Northborough April 27 during the Louise Houle Town Cleanup Day. Volunteers were treated to a cookout after the cleanup was done. Houle, a longtime community volunteer who created this annual event over 25 years ago, passed away in 2010. The event was sponsored by the Northborough Community Affairs Committee and Northborough Women's Club.

Algonquin student on his way to becoming sports journalist

Northborough – When Chris Cotillo was a young boy, he used to create hand-written trade reports and Excel spreadsheets to track every Major League Baseball (MLB) transaction. Today the 17-year-old Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) junior has over 3,200 people following his @TradeDeadliner Twitter account where he covers MLB trade news and rumors. He is also a writer for CLNSRadio.com, where he covers the Red Sox.

Southborough Gardeners Club hosts “Art in Bloom” event

Southborough – Beauty and talent were on display recently at the Southborough Library when the Southborough Gardeners Club held its "Art in Bloom" exhibit.

“Ukelele” fun at Fay

Southborough – "The Ukulele Man," aka? Danno Sullivan (right) sings a Sesame Street favorite, "Rubby Ducky," Nathan plays with a big rubber duck. Sullivan...

Brown's TV re-opens under new management

Northborough – For nearly 50 years, Brown's TV and Appliance was an iconic business in Northborough. When the owners, father Frank Jr. and sons Frank III and David, made the decision to close at the end of January, they, as well as the community at large, felt great sadness. But now the store has re-opened, under new owners who are another father-and-sons team.

Children grow into gardening

Northborough - Cohen Maxwell, 5, completes planting seeds while attending a "Grow into Gardening" workshop,?held April 17 in the Children's Program Room of the...

Playing party games

Shrewsbury - (l to r) Joe Maguire, Lou Kern, Sheila Bissonnette and Mona Berman test their trivia skill with Mr. DJ's Hollywood Quiz Show...

Full Throttle Marine and More celebrates grand opening

Shrewsbury- Full Throttle Marine and More, a new boat and marine craft repair service, held its official grand opening April 21. The shop's owner,...