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Summer strumming in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - (l to r) Aiden Delauder, a Shrewsbury High School (SHS) student and program volunteer, joins Walsh Kang, 13, and Chris Cavanaugh, 11,...

Westborough soprano rediscovers her voice

Westborough – As a young girl growing up in Worcester, Karen Amlaw loved to sing. But because her voice was, as she described it, "really big," Amlaw, who now resides in Westborough, was forbidden by her family to practice inside.

Ready for summer with beach volleyball

Shrewsbury - Lauren Rudsit, 7, readies to serve the ball during the June 28 session of Beach Volleyball, one of many courses of the...

Marlborough holds third annual triathlon

Marlborough - Professional triathlete Dustin Weigl of Southborough competes in the second leg of the third annual Marlborough Triathlon held July 10 around Marlborough...

Playing in the pool in Marlborough

Marlborough - Phillip Costa and Luke Aldrich, each 7, play tag in the Wading Pool at Ferrell Field on Sawin Street on its first...

Westborough veteran still giving after all these years

Westborough – Westborough resident Luis Torres, 75, has more energy and zest for life than people half his age. He still has the crisp demeanor of one who has served in the Army for a long time.

Hudson feast celebrates cultural traditions

Hudson - Following a Mass at St. Michael Church, the procession traveled along Main Street and concluded at the Hudson Portuguese Club, where the...

Beloved Shrewsbury custodian retires after 44 years

Shrewsbury - With the end of the recent school year came the end of a decades-long career in the Shrewsbury school system. In June, longtime and beloved custodian Robert LeDoux hung up his tools for the final time.

A fun way to learn summer safety in Marlborough

Marlborough - Tori Wood, 7, gets fitted for a free bike helmet at the 13th annual Safe Summer Fun Day, presented June 11 by...

Shrewsbury couple reminisces about Peace Corps days

Shrewsbury – Back in the days of Camelot, John F. Kennedy wrote an executive order establishing the Peace Corps as a volunteer program with a three-part mission of providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United State understand American culture, and helping Americans understand other cultures.

Shrewsbury resident rides Big Green Bus – a ‘vehicle’ for change

Hannah Iaccarino, Shrewsbury resident and Dartmouth College student, is one of a 13-member crew spending summer vacation traveling across the country in the seventh annual Big Green Bus tour.

Marlborough man's Mission: Mobility

Pedro Trovo, who has worked for two-and-a-half years for The Wheelchair Recycler, is a man on a mission.

Marlborough's Immaculate Conception School kindergartners graduate

Marlborough – Immaculate Conception School kindergartners say the "Pledge of Allegiance" during their graduation June 16. The 21 graduates, family members and faculty gathered...

Shrewsbury dance school student featured on national TV show

Shrewsbury - Like many kids, 18-year-old Deanna Tomasetta tried her hand at soccer and other sports as a child, but for some reason, nothing really appealed to her.

On target in Southborough

Southborough - Fourth-grader Patrick McAuliffe is pleased with his shot during the June 17 session of Archery Lessons, an after-school program offered by Southborough...

Marlborough mayor honors outstanding seniors

Marlborough - Gathered at the 35th annual Mayor's Senior Dinner, held June 21 at Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, are (l to r) Senior...

Playing soccer after school in Northborough

Northborough - First-graders Jordan Money and Emily Chione practice dribbling the ball during the June 20 session of Spring Soccer, an after-school program offered...

Recording artist moves to Northborough, starts rock school

Northborough - Years ago, Jack Shanahan recorded albums in Los Angeles. His band, "Jack & Present Company," toured New England and his songs were winning Billboard awards for composition. Realizing dreams of stardom was not a farfetched idea.

Kids march in a star-spangled Southborough parade

Southborough - (l to r) Sheila Purcell, 5, Maggie Fitzgerald, 4, Erin Desmond, 8, and Brigid Purcell, 5, lead the annual Fourth of July...

Celebrating the Fourth of July in Shrewsbury

The annual Fourth of July Celebration was held Independence Day at Dean Park in Shrewsbury. The celebration started midday with Boy Scouts troops 114...