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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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)

Flipping the switch from chemistry to art

Northborough- "This is like dessert; after you have done all of the work, I can sit here and I can soak it all in," Northborough resident Phil Knudsen said about his recent career change.

The C.A. picture of the day

Peace, love and Senior Songsters Southborough - Howard Rouse and Connie McDevitt sing a duet in the Senior Songsters production of "The Sizzling 60's Show,"...

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...

Westborough veterans pay tribute to victims of Newtown massacre

Westborough - Amidst the Christmas decorations and Menorah set out on the rotary in Westborough center there are now 26 small U.S. flags, courtesy of veterans from the town's VFW Post 9013. The flags represent the 20 schoolchildren and the six adults killed in the Dec. 14 Newtown, Conn. school massacre.

Walk for hunger relief held in Westborough

Westborough -? Over 100 people participated in the 35th annual Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty walk in Westborough on Sunday, Oct. 21. The four-mile...

The Chinese New Year is celebrated (finally) in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – Nearly 650 people braved a wintry day Feb.24 to attend a belated Chinese New Year celebration in Shrewsbury to celebrate the "Year of the Snake." The event, held at the Oak Middle School, was a collaborative effort between the Massachusetts Beijing Chinese Language School, St. John's High School, and the Sherwood and Oak Middle Schools. Throughout the afternoon, dozens of students ranging in age from kindergarten through high school performed a variety of traditional and festive Chinese songs and dances.

Peace, love and highest bidders

Northborough - During the annual live auction, held Feb. 23 at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Northborough, Elaine Solomon reminds a roomful...

Discovering fun during winter break

Marlborough - Ed Bell of Teddy Town and Michael Benway, 5, exchange high-fives as they prepare to stuff a toy animal Dec. 28 at...

Northborough minister goes to Washington

Northborough - While members of the U.S. House of Representatives met Rev. Judith E. Wright, pastor of First Parish Church Unitarian Universalist (UU) of Northborough, because of her involvement in the community service projects undertaken by her congregation to help local people in need, her favorite calling is elsewhere - helping new ministers learn to help people in need.