Monday, May 25, 2020

Flashback Friday

Northborough - With so much talk over the last month or so about the dangers of mosquitoes, it's interesting to see how generations before us handled the problem. In this photo, members of the Northborough Department of Public Works (circa 1915) are spraying the town's trees. As the book, Images of America – Northborough – (in which this photo appears), indicates, the dangers of long-term pesticide use were not yet known. (Photo/courtesy of the Northborough Historical Society)

Westborough families enjoy homecoming festival

Westborough - The Westborough High School's Student Council hosted its annual homecoming festival Saturday, Oct. 6. ?The family friendly festival included a cupcake walk,...

Algonquin alumni celebrate 50th reunion

Northborough/Southborough – As students at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS), Eddi Magay's and Bill Davis's days were packed with classes, sports, extracurricular activities and friends. But the world was on the precipice of major change when they attended ARHS – they graduated in 1962. And although much has changed since that more innocent time, the two said, one thing has been constant – the memories of friendships they made five decades ago.

Southborough celebrates its Heritage Day

Southborough – The annual Southborough Heritage Day Celebration began the evening of Oct. 7 with "Light Up Southborough," when carved and decorated pumpkins were...

‘Scary’ creativity on display in Northborough

Northborough - More than a dozen families tried their hand at making a scarecrow at Northborough Recreation's Seventh Annual Build-a-Scarecrow Day in Assabet Park...

Hands-on animal program in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - The Munch brothers - (l to r) David and Adam, 6-year-old twins, and Joey, 2 - pet a live lizard while attending...

Shrewsbury boys’ soccer falls to Wachusett

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) boys" soccer hosted Wachusett Regional High School (WRHS) Oct. ?4 for a Midland A league matchup. ?WRHS scored...

Horsing around on Denny Street

Westborough – A horse on Denny Street enjoys his surroundings, a backdrop of vibrant fall colors. While passersby stop to admire the foliage, they...

An autumn tapestry frames the Sudbury Reservoir

Southborough - New England's fall landscape offers a colorful display of bright oranges, reds and yellows. Colors are ablaze on the shores of the...

Marlborough Moose celebrates 100th anniversary

Marlborough – Members of the Marlborough Moose Family Center 1129 celebrated its 100th anniversary with a party Sept. 22, while marking the 60th year at its current location on Fitchburg Street. Moose International is commonly associated with its slogan: "The Family Fraternity." Many members were introduced to the organization through family connections, including Steven Ronayne, the administrator of the Marlborough Moose.