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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Westborough defeats Grafton advances to basketball semi-finals

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Grafton -  The visiting sixth-seeded Westborough Rangers boys’ basketball team defeated the third-seeded Grafton Indians by a score of 69-47...

Working out(side) in Westborough

Westborough - Three clients of Small Town CrossFit took their fitness regimes outside the studio this morning and worked out on the sidewalk instead. The three lifted weights, jumped on and off a large box and did push-ups right on the sidewalk.

Big (and little) reasons to celebrate

Westborough – For hundreds of local kids, the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Central Mass./Metrowest program's Annual Christmas party is a highlight of the year. Everyone gets a present plus music, crafts, pizza and a visit from Santa Claus. And some lucky kids win a brand-new bicycle in a raffle.

Golfers tee off for charity in memory of Bill Sullivan

Hudson - Bill "Sully" Sullivan, a Hudson resident, worked as a civilian electrical engineer for the Air Force. He also ran his own small software company that provided account programs for pest control businesses. He was a Youth Soccer League volunteer too. But most significantly, Sullivan donated his time and money to causes like the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Passionist Religious Order, which hosts retreats for people in recovery, and the Addiction Referral Center in Marlborough, an organization that helps those with drug and alcohol problems. He passed away in 2003 at the age of 64 of esophageal cancer. But his spirit of giving lives on in the Bill S. Memorial Golf Tournament that his friends, including Ernie Kapopoulos and Keith Carter, have co-chaired and organized since 2004.

Algonquin Regional High graduates Class of 2012

Northborough/Southborough - Gathered prior to the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2012, held June 3 at Algonquin Regional High School, are (l to...

Grafton Historical Society to host relocated museum’s grand opening

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Grafton – The public is invited to an official grand opening Saturday, Aug. 18, from noon to 4 p.m.,...

Holiday spirit arrives in Northborough

Northborough - Everyone knows it is the holiday season in Northborough when the town comes together for its annual Holiday Trolley Day and tree lighting ceremony. This year's event was held Dec. 3.

Learning puppetry in Marlborough

Marlborough - Dilan Seemungal, 4, prepares to glue a fuzzy beard onto the figure he created at the Puppet-Making Workshop conducted March...

Local organization helps foster kids ‘rise above’

Region – Each year, thousands of children in Massachusetts are placed into foster care. While many of the basic primary needs of these children are met by the foster families, there is often not enough financial resources left to provide for some of the extra activities that are part of so many children’s lives and that help them grow into healthy adults.

Team 1100 Robotics wins Chairman's Award

Region- For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people to pursue higher education and careers in science, technology and engineering through hands-on mentorship from people in those fields. Algonquin's FIRST Team 1100 was founded in 2003. The current Team 1100 is led by parent, mentor and engineer Dan Strickland and advised by Applied Arts and Technology teacher George Clarke. While Algonquin's Team 1100 is based out of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS), the team roster includes students from many surrounding towns.