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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Athlete of the Week: Shrewsbury High School's Nick Rodriguez

Background: 2010 selected as a Mid-Wach A League All Star and member. Third year on varsity and member of 2009 League, District and State Championship team. Posted a score of 79, which counted toward the winning team total in the state tournament. Featured as one of the top 12 junior golfers in Massachusetts in Mass Golfer Magazine. Tournaments: AJGA Deutsche Bank Partners for charity shootout (first place). AJGA Rochester Junior Open (eighth), US Public Links Qualifier (fourth).

Doing well by “doing good” in Westborough

By Sue Wambolt, Contributing Writer Westborough - Lyn Evans Shotkus, founder of Lyn Evans Potpourri Design, 30 Lyman St., considers it her mission to not...

Students honor Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy

Region – Project 351 is a Massachusetts youth congress that celebrates service and civic leadership. The congress is comprised of one eighth-grade student representative from each of the commonwealth's 351 towns and cities. Ambassadors are selected by local educators for their exemplary ethic of service and their values of humility, compassion, commitment, kindness and generosity of spirit.

Westborough resident finds success in movie industry

Westborough – When Chris Gorak was growing up in Westborough, he used to love going to movies such as "Star Wars" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark." But he never dreamed that he would end up in Hollywood. But since graduating from Westborough High School (WHS) in 1987, a mix of good luck, along with "twenty years of hard work," have led him on the path from movie fan to successful movie director.

Boston Bruins Shawn Thornton skates with Westborough resident as part of Sun Life Frozen...

Westborough - Boston Bruins Shawn Thornton laced up the skates, but this time he was digging in the corners on Yawkey Way, not Causeway...

WCLT announces “People's Choice” photo, digital photo gallery

Westborough - The Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) has announced that the "People's Choice" photo, determined by the votes of visitors to its photo...

Shrewsbury's Destination ImagiNation a fun place for kids

Shrewsbury - For 12 years, the Destination ImagiNation (DI) program has been taking kids places. They have learned skills from problem-solving and teamwork to innovative challenges taught there.

Local woman “knits it forward”

Hudson - Dana Lorway, proprietor of the "Good Good Sheep" in Hudson, has been knitting since she was in college. A former learning disabilities specialist and school psychologist in the Worcester School System, Lorway left her career behind to follow her passion - knitting. She opened the Good Good Sheep, located at 26 Main St., which sells locally produced wools, yarn, roving (a long and narrow bundle of fiber used to spin yarn), and products made by local artisans.

Shrewsbury art teacher earns statewide honor

Shrewsbury - In first grade, group reading time usually involves a teacher sitting in the front of the class, reading a story and showing students the pictures to accompany the text. But recently, the first-graders in Sally Lividini's art class at Spring Street School in Shrewsbury were not allowed to look.

Cyber Café is a new addition at AVRTHS

Marlborough - Students in the Senior Leadership Class at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School have taken on a new challenge as part of...