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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

“God Rocks” concert to benefit Families in Transition

Northborough - Friends of Families in Transition (FIT), a nonprofit organization that helps displaced families in Northborough, Westborough and Marlborough, will hold a fundraising event Saturday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the lawn of the Church of the Nativity, 45 Howard St. Local Christian rock and praise bands will be performing a "God Rocks" concert with all proceeds going to help families. A $5 contribution is requested for adults and children age 12 and older.

Shrewsbury resident donates more than just time

Shrewsbury - Days after a half-mile-wide tornado left behind a path of destruction in western Massachusetts, Beth Murray, manager of Shrewsbury Senior Center and a longtime Shrewsbury resident, received an e-mail from the town manager's office saying the town of Brimfield needed help.

Veterans enjoy food and fellowship at Westborough Senior Center

Westborough – Westborough veterans and their guests were honored for their service and served a hearty meal at the Senior Center’s annual lunch Nov. 10. Veterans who served in most military branches and many of the country’s wars were in attendance along with local officials, including State Rep. Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough), Board of Selectmen Chair George Barrette, Police Chief Alan Gordon and Fire Chief Nick Perron.

Crawling creatures

  Northborough - First-graders Ava Wilde and Ian Donovan get a close-up look at a live millipede during a presentation of "Living Lessons with Crawling...

Annual senior picnic is well-attended

Shrewsbury - Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis hosted the annual Sheriff's Senior Picnic at SAC Park in Shrewsbury Aug. 14. The picnic,...

Hudson Girl Scouts announce Powder Puff winners

Hudson – The champions of the 2nd Annual Powder Puff Derby include: Angelina Luongo, overall winner; Natalie Rabonowitz; Maya Vartabedian; and Abigail Sprague. Other...

Family network introduces offsite playgroups in region

Region – Entering its fifth year, the Together We Can Family Network (TWCFN) continues to invite families with children up to age 8 to free playgroups and other activities at its Marlborough facility. Now, TWCFN is in the process of adding weekly playgroups for families with children up to age 6 in each of the nine communities it serves: Berlin, Boylston, Hudson, Leicester, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, and Westborough.

Glick Nissan foursome takes first place in golf tournament

Northborough - On June 21, the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce held its Annual School/Business Partnership Golf Tournament at Juniper Hill Golf Course...

Northborough's Proctor School hosts “Officer Phil” Safety Program

Northborough- On April 30, Proctor Elementary School in Northborough hosted an "Officer Phil" Safety Program, an elementary school resource program for child safety and community awareness. The program was presented by police officer J.T. Taylor and accompanied by Northborough Police Chief Mark Leahy. To the delight of the children, Taylor opened the show with a few magic tricks, then discussed the importance of making good safety choices.

Southborough Rotary Club benefits community in many ways

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Southborough – The Southborough Rotary Club may be small in number but the group has made a very positive impact...