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Amputee walkathon to be held by New England Amputee Association

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Lancaster - April is Limb Loss Awareness month, and to heighten awareness in the community for those living with limb loss he New England...

MidWach League announces 2022 spring all-stars

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Several dozen high school student athletes were recently honored as MidWach League all-stars following the spring sports season.

Massive copper beech tree thriving in Southborough

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Southborough - Copper beech trees are worth talking about. One planted at Tufts University sometime between 1855 and 1860 made the news when it was taken down after being struck by lightening in 2015.

MassRMV announces information on REAL ID requirements

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Region - The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) has announced that Massachusetts citizens or lawfully present residents will have until Oct. 1, 2020 to obtain a REAL ID to travel in the U.S. by airplane or enter certain U.S. government buildings, following a compliance extension by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The one-year compliance extension grants the RMV additional time to implement federal requirements and ensure that the agency is prepared to begin to issue REAL ID license and identification (ID) cards on March 26, 2018.
Colin Lake Photo/submitted

Westborough CEO establishes nonprofit to bolster financial service skills, workforce

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By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer Region - After 20 years of success in the financial services field, Westborough resident Colin Lake felt moved to help...

Despite fears, town clerks say they haven’t seen mail delays ahead of upcoming elections

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Two area town clerks say the problem they face this election season is not a feared delay in ballots arriving via the mail, but rather, a crush of them. 
The Assabet River Rail Trail (AART) has two completed sections running from Marlborough to Hudson and from Maynard to Acton. As work progresses in Stow, officials say they have been unable to secure easements to connect the disparate sections. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Officials eye Assabet River Rail Trail extension near Hudson/Stow border

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By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor REGION - Officials in Stow are eyeing federal funding to help extend a paved portion of the Assabet River Rail...

Sheriff warns residents to beware of recent phony warrant phone scam

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Beware of scam artists using sheriff’s office name and number Region - Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis is warning residents about a recent phone scam in which the...

Facing COVID-19 threat, superintendents close region’s schools

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By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Region - They spent much of the day on conference calls. When the evening came, superintendents across the region were then...
Color Killer front man Lincoln. Photo/Dakota Antelman

Best of 2018 – Marlborough band becomes youngest to play Warped Tour

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  Marlborough - Pre-teen punk band Color Killer played to crowd of a few dozen fans July 22. Illustrative of a rollercoaster year for the...

DopaFit™ offers way to fight back against Parkinson’s disease

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By Matthew Dunn Region - A thumping cadence slowly develops as members of the DopaFit™ boxing class in West Boylston land punches against the boxing...

Remembering summer fun – a century ago

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By Michael Perna Jr., Contributing Writer    Shrewsbury/Worcester - Lincoln Park was a very early amusement park – located on the Worcester shore of Lake Quinsigamond. It...

Reducing exposure to radiofrequency radiation in schools

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By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Region - Did you know that there are scientific studies that link radiofrequency radiation (RFR) with certain diseases and medical...

Free outdoor concerts slated to return throughout the region

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer REGION – Free outdoor concerts are synonymous with summer – except for in 2020 due to pandemic restrictions. Now...

The Peterson School now open at new location in Worcester

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Worcester- The Peterson School has moved to its new location at 705 Plantation St., Worcester.  Prior to the move, the school occupied space in...

Charlton Manor Rest Home and Assisted Living

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Individualized and personalized care in a home-like setting By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer Charlton - Situated on a 30-acre sprawl of land in Charlton, Charlton Manor...

Butler named director of operations for Junior Railers

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Worcester - Former Olympian Bobby Butler of Marlborough, a 10-year professional who played for four NHL teams, will officially become the first director of...

Silva joins Avidia Bank as new business banking officer

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Region  - After more than 13 years in banking, accounting and management, Marcy Silva has joined Avidia Bank as its assistant vice president, business...

Worcester firm can make kitchen cabinets look new again

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Worcester—The Cabinet Rehab Shop can update worn and dated kitchen cabinets at a fraction of the cost of replacing cabinets.

Hudson student wins Daughters of the American Revolution essay award

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By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator Hudson – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Senior Alexa Shea was delighted, recently, to learn that an essay of...