Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Working out(side) in Westborough

Westborough - Three clients of Small Town CrossFit took their fitness regimes outside the studio this morning and worked out on the sidewalk instead. The three lifted weights, jumped on and off a large box and did push-ups right on the sidewalk.

Southborough woman has high hopes for Flying Kites

Southborough - Julianna Morrall graduated from Algonquin Regional High School in 2005 and then went to Boston College, earning a bachelor's degree in political science in 2009. Following graduation, Morrall began working for the nonprofit Flying Kites as a public relations intern. Then, in November of 2009, she transitioned to running the organization's Volunteer Program (now called Ambassador Program,) through which people fundraise, "friend-raise", and spend time at the organization's Leadership Academy in Kenya.

Martin Luther King essay awards go to St. Mary School

Shrewsbury – Two St. Mary School eighth-graders received the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Essay Award at the recent 27th Annual Worcester...

Parish nurse offers health tips for American Heart Month

Westborough – Kristen McCordick posts health information year-round on the bulletin board outside her office at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Westborough. As the parish nurse and chair of the congregation's health ministry, she makes herself available to talk with church members about their health concerns and how to take positive steps to address them.

Rhapsody Hill Farm: riding lessons, summer programs for all ages and abilities

"I'se been teaching riding and horsemanship for about 12 years. We started our own business at Rhapsody Hill Farm in 2005," said Jane Rizzitano, who handles all the lessons and programs. Her husband, David Thakar, keeps the stables and grounds in top shape, but limits his interaction with the five horses to photography and wire sculptures of them.

New chef at America's oldest inn to honor Longfellow

Region - The Wayside Inn's new executive chef, Michael Brentana, has arrived at the Sudbury icon just in time to oversee the annual dinner...

Central One donates to SOAR

Shrewsbury – President and CEO of Central One Federal Credit Union David L"Ecuyer (left) presents a check for $1,000 to John P. Masiello of...

Kane School mural project in 600 good hands

Marlborough - Each of the 600 elementary school students at the Kane School in Marlborough are getting their smocks dirty this winter taking part in a school-wide art project that will result in a giant outdoor mural. The colorful mural, over 30 feet wide and over 10 feet tall is being created indoors with the mounting and unveiling in the school's courtyard scheduled for springtime.

Stress Reduction Program helps residents “be present”

Shrewsbury - Get out of bed, go to work, stop at the store, pick up the kids, make dinner, go to a meeting, do the laundry, clean up, check email, go to bed. There is no stopping in today's 24/7 lifestyle. And the stress that comes with our fast-paced lives takes its toll on many people's health.

Westborough author captivates readers with paranormal mysteries

Westborough - Kim Harrington wanted to be a writer ever since she could hold a pencil. She spent countless hours as a young girl dreaming up and writing all sorts of stories. When it came time to choose a career though, she realized that she had to be realistic. "I thought aspiring to be a novelist was naïve, like saying you want to be a rock star," Harrington said. "So in college I majored in marketing, then went on to get my MBA and join the corporate world. But writing still pulled at me. So I dabbled in it on the side, as a hobby. I wrote three novels that were rejected all over the place - and rightly so. Then I wrote "Clarity," which was published by Scholastic last year."