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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Marlborough Panthers Host Wrestling Tournament

By Sue Wambolt, Contributing Writer Marlborough – 17 high school wrestling teams gathered at Marlborough High School on Dec. 17 for the Early Bird...

Applefest Committee announces Arthur Cole as grand marshal

Northborough - The Applefest Committee recently announced that longtime Northborough resident Arthur Cole will serve as grand marshal in this year's festivities taking place Sept. 19-21. Many local residents nominated Cole due to his outstanding work on the Northborough Trails Committee as well as his more than 20 years of involvement in Northborough town government.

Roche to exhibit at 1717 Shoppe in June

Westborough - During the entire month of June, the 1717 Shoppe, 18 Lyman St., in Westborough will exhibit landscape paintings by Westborough native Richard...

The C.A. picture of the day

Eagles soar with 'Rock and Stroll' Marlborough - Walking laps Oct. 23 at Ward Park for the Marlborough Fraternal Order of Eagles third annual...

The C.A. picture of the day

Happy Flag Day from the Community Advocate!

Happy St. Paddy's Day

Marlborough - Janice McCracken and her son, Mark, enjoy corned beef and cabbage with all the fixings while attending the second annual St. Paddy's...

Sports encourage social inclusion

Region - On April 4, the track at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) in Northborough was home to the school's first-ever Unified Track and Field (UNIFY®) competition. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Special Olympics Project's UNIFY, which is, according to the Special Olympics website, an "education-based program that uses the sports and education initiatives of Special Olympics to activate youth to promote school communities where all young people are agents of change – fostering respect, dignity and advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities."

Shrewsbury ice hockey sweeps Algonquin at DCU Center

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Worcester – The sixth annual High School Hockey Showdown at the DCU Center featured both the boys and girls...

Trick or Trot Halloween Fun Run for the Special Olympics

Marlborough – The annual Trick or Trot Halloween Fun Run to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts was held Oct. 19 at the Yawkey Sports Training Center. Events included a Kid's Dash, a 5K run, and a walking course, and participants were encouraged to dress in costume. According to Section Director Jon Scully, nearly 200 people participated in this year's event, along with 50 volunteers. Approximately $19,000 was raised. Karen Gregorczyk of Paxton was the overall winner of the 5K race, and Paul Peraino was the first male finisher.

Moms turn grief into recovery through local support group

Marlborough – A pair of mothers who lost their sons to drug overdose are using their tragedy to help others. Kathy Leonard lost her 27-year-old son Jonathan Testa in December and Cheryl Juaire lost her son Corey Merrill, 23, in 2011 – both to heroin overdose.