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Friday, April 19, 2019

Lowe's Variety & Meat Shop: Small market packs a big punch with meats cut...

By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Northborough - Tom Lowe assures a customer that the frozen turkey pot pie he wants - with vegetables - is...

Marlborough Savings Bank president addresses Westborough EDC

Westborough – For the last century and a half, Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) has been a steady presence in the local banking community. For the last decade, Rick Bennett has been the bank's president and chief executive officer.

Athlete of the Week: Hudson High School's Chandler Goodwin

Hudson - Chandler Goodwin, a senior volleyball captain at Hudson High School recently achieved a rare feat in the world of high school volleyball - she recorded her 1,000th kill.

Shrewsbury gets spooked by tales of haunted New England

Shrewsbury - A young woman who died from tuberculosis but was later exhumed because locals were certain she was a vampire; haunted woods where satanic rituals take place and demonic creatures lurk because of a curse placed on the area by angry Native Americans; and, of course, the former home of a notorious daughter accused of murdering her parents by giving them "40 whacks" that is now a hotbed of paranormal activity. Those are legends that make up the colorful history of haunted New England and the focus of an Oct. 26 presentation at the Shrewsbury Historical Society by historian Christopher Daley.

Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services to honor Edwin B. Coghlin Jr.

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) has announced that Edwin B. Coghlin Jr. will be the 2012 recipient of the Harry S. Cutting Jr. Award. This award, which will be presented at the Feb. 11 Annual Gala, honors those who embody the spirit of giving, community service and support of the Shrewsbury community.

Westborough man writes about crime in 18th-century America

Westborough - Anthony Vaver, Westborough resident and author of "Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America," spends his days researching and writing about early American crimes, criminals and punishments. From petty thieves to professional criminals, whippings to executions, Vaver explores the notorious and often colorful criminals of the 18th century.

The C.A. picture of the day

Scouts share skills at Fidrych Farm Northborough - Participating in the opening ceremony of the sixth annual Fidrych Farm Camporee, held Oct. 22, are...

Kids walk to cure diabetes

Kids walk to cure diabetes Northborough - (l to r) Fifth-graders Hailey Lowe, Mia McAuliffe and Zoe Foster take part in the third annual...

“Read for the Record” in Marlborough celebrates literacy

Marlborough - Many local children were among the more than two million around the world who recently participated in the "Read for the Record" program. They listened and laughed at "Llama Llama Red Pajama" by Anne Dewdney – as they all read the same book, on the same day – in Jumpstart's annual campaign for preschoolers. In many towns and cities, the reading events are hosted by governors, mayors, businesses and other organizations.

The C.A. picture of the day

Hudson dominates Hudson - Hudson High School's (HHS) Darnell Butler (#21, right) intercepts a pass intended for Shrewsbury High School's (SHS) Jay Reynolds (#7,...