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Hudson dedicates new DPW headquarters to Joseph Rego

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Hudson - Town officials dedicated the newly constructed Department of Public Works (DPW)/Police Department headquarters to longtime DPW Director Joseph...
A horse-drawn wagon passes Hudson Appliance on Main Street.

Hudson enjoys 15th downtown holiday stroll

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – Mild temperatures Dec. 2 attracted numerous residents and visitors to the 15th annual Hudson Downtown Holiday Stroll....
Holiday gear accessorizes some chorus singers’ musical performance.

There’s no place like ‘Home for the Holidays’

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer   Marlborough – On a comfortably cool Dec. 1, residents and visitors filled Union Common in the Marlborough Downtown Village...
Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus singers perform in the Great Hall at the Town House. Photos

Grafton hosts 22nd annual holiday celebration

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Grafton – It was unseasonably mild Dec. 3 when residents and visitors enjoyed attending Grafton Recreation’s 22nd annual Grafton...

Holiday kickoff features stroll, parade, tree lighting

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Westborough – On Nov. 26, special appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus once again bookended a holiday kickoff along several blocks of West Main Street in Westborough. Families joined the jolly couple as Westborough Recreation presented its third annual Holiday Stroll and light parade in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Westborough continuing to host its popular tree lighting for over 25 years.

Running, walking to end Alzheimer’s disease

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – About 1,500 runners and walkers representing 23 states braved the cold Nov. 23 to start their Thanksgiving by participating in the seventh annual Turkey Trot for the Memory. Beginning at and ending near Shrewsbury’s Town Common, the five- and two-mile run/walk benefits the Alzheimer’s Association Mass./N.H. chapter.

Marlborough Rotary Club marks 35th Turkey Shoot

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – The popular, long-running fundraiser scheduled as a countdown to Thanksgiving continued Nov. 18 when the Marlborough Rotary Club presented its 35th annual Turkey Shoot in the cafeteria at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School.

Hudson CYO Band alumni memorializes drum major

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson/Marlborough – Decades before social media began, Hudson CYO Royal Jades Band members had celebrated their competition championships and mourned loss of its leaders by painting the rock on Route 85 at the Marlborough-Hudson border. On Nov. 17, a group of Royal Jades alumni painted the rock to memorialize their beloved drum major Leona Mukjian.

Westborough celebrates Thanksgiving early with fourth Turkey Trot

Westborough - Nearly 800 runners and walkers gathered at Westborough High School Nov. 18 for the largest Westborough Turkey Trot in the event’s four-year history. In addition to the main 5k race, the event also included a youth fun run on the Westborough High School track. Formed in 2014 with just 400 participants, the event serves as a sub-committee of the Westborough Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  Monies raised support Westborough Public School initiatives outside the scope of the annual school budget.

Education foundation, trivia bee celebrate milestones

Westborough – Lots of laughs were shared when milestone anniversaries were celebrated Nov. 6 at the DoubleTree by Hilton. While marking its 20th year, the Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) presented its 10th annual Trivia Bee. WEF’s primary fundraiser helped provide $21,170 in grants in this 2017-2018 school year and over $375,000 throughout two decades.