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Friday, August 23, 2019

Mark Fidrych tournament raises funds for children in need

Northborough - Local residents gathered recently to compete in an 11-team softball tournament to raise money for charity and to honor Mark Fidrych, a professional baseball player who retired to Northborough before his death in 2009.

Marlborough Hospital Golf Classic raises $110,000 for cancer care

Marlborough - The 16th annual Marlborough Hospital Golf Classic was a financial success despite being a weather washout. The golf tournament netted over $110,000 to benefit the new Cancer Pavilion in the planning stages to be built on the north side of the existing hospital.

Southborough Library to celebrate centennial

Southborough - Southborough residents are invited to the library Saturday, Sept. 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a celebratory Open House. Although the library was started in 1852, it was in 1911 that it moved to 25 Main St. in Southborough. The building was constructed in 1911 and enlarged in 1989.

Southborough: Last bloom of the year

Southborough - As fall quickly approaches, a purple-flowering raspberry plant displays its last bloom of the year.

Grandmother's wish inspires timeless tale

Northborough - Farhana Zia, a fourth-grade teacher in Northborough, decided several years ago to leave behind something special for her grandchildren. From that wish came a work of art that reached out farther than the limbs of her own family tree.

Fotos wins South Street Diner scholarship

Westborough – Patricia Fotos has enjoyed many meals at the South Street Diner in Westborough. Now, thanks to an essay she wrote about the establishment, she will have some financial assistance when she enters her freshman year at Wake Forest University this fall.

Local resident's cause worthy of a gold medal

Westborough - The sport of running has many benefits. Staying fit, achieving goals and receiving a medal or other memento at the finish line are some of them. Many times there are charitable donations involved in running races. Westborough resident Julie McLucas has incorporated all these benefits into the local chapter of the charity Medals4Mettle she started.

Westborough Rotary Club to hold Diabetes Symposium

By Bonnie Adams, Government Editor Westborough – According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 25.8 million people in the United States have diabetes, with 1.9...

Corridor Nine's 18th annual Applefest 5K to be held Sept. 17

Northborough - Runners of all ages are invited to participate Saturday, Sept. 17, in what has become a premier local event - the Applefest 5k Road Race. The race, which is sponsored for the 18th straight year by the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, will start and end at the Zeh School, 33 Howard St., Northborough.

Kindergartners celebrate going to school

Westborough - (back, l to r) Riley Hurtado, Kira Meehan and (front) Manasa Pamujula, each 5, listen to children's librarian Dorothy Hurley read...