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Kids get a healthy dose of fun in Westborough

Region - Ethan DeCoteau, 8, and his sister, Libby, 6, complete a bouncy ball race across the field while attending the annual...

Northborough woman enjoys miniature pastime

Big tools in Nancy Gale's basement workshop in Northborough are offset by the tiny tools in her miniature garage shop replica.

Shrewsbury Borders prepares for closing

Borders at 476 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury will close its doors permanently sometime in May as part of the company's Chapter 11 reorganization process. Shrewsbury - Borders at 476 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury will close its doors permanently sometime in May as part of the company's Chapter 11 reorganization process.

Karate kids in Southborough

Southborough - Second-grader Christopher Carreras practices hand combination punching during the April 15 session of Martial Arts, an after-school program offered by...

LACROSSE: Petrunich makes a run for Westborough

Westborough - Westborough High School (WHS) junior Anna Petrunich (#16, left) goes around Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) junior Elizabeth Holmes. The...

Mill Pond in Westborough holds character education Open House

In 2010, the Mill Pond School, home to Westborough's students in grades 4 through 6, was named a National School of Character. As the school wrapped up a year celebrating this important honor, it welcomed members of the community to a special Open House April 7.

Floral Street School in Shrewsbury promotes literacy

Shrewsbury - Storyteller Diane Postoian performs for the crowd at Floral Street School's Literacy Night April 8. Students also had the opportunity...

In Marlborough, ‘Art Shapes the World’

Marlborough - Bethany Gibson, a kindergartner from Jaworek Elementary School, shows her tempera painting of cherry blossoms to guests at the opening...

The Feinstein Foundation, Northborough schools fight hunger

For 14 years, former educator and philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein has divided $1 million among food pantries and agencies nationwide to raise awareness and funding for hunger. Northborough Food Pantry Co-Director Susan Seppa coordinates the event locally, and will tally the items donated in March and April.

Cheering for the Sox home opener in Westborough

Westborough - Dot Angelico and Barbara Barnes cheer for the Boston Red Sox while viewing the April 8 home opener game versus...

Shrewsbury student shows disabilities can's stop determination

Barbara Fink always knew her son, Zack, would get easily frustrated and seemed a bit different as a young child. But it wasn's until one fateful day, when the Shrewsbury mother was volunteering in his third-grade classroom, that she saw the first signs that something more serious was happening.

BASEBALL: Lorusso has commanding performance for St. John's

Shrewsbury - St. John's High School first baseman Andrew Lorusso (#11, center) is congratulated by his coach and teammates after his first ...

Playing dodgeball in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - (l to r) Third-graders Jacob Rogers and Jared Ross and secondgrader Prathylsa Miyala get a fun workout during the March...

Checkerboards Restaurant and Bar in Hudson celebrates 20 years

Twenty years ago, Chris Tsiros's first child was an infant, and he had just opened the Checkerboards restaurant.

Kids give Easter Bunny an assist in Westborough

Westborough – Young volunteers who attend Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Westborough fill Easter baskets that will be given to the children...

Westborough brothers play in Junior National Championship

Westborough – Mark (left) and Nick Ferretti of Westborough play on the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs. The team participated in the Junior...

New theater camp comes to Shrewsbury

What began as conversation last summer has evolved into an opportunity for teens in Shrewsbury and surrounding towns to be part of a creative and engaging summer camp that will provide an entertaining musical for audiences, as well as the personal growth and enjoyment of camp participants.

Community helps stroke survivor return home

Many retired New Englanders winter in Florida and, for most, their annual trips there and back are routine. For Marlborough residents Roy and Brenda Hansen, though, their trip to Venice, Fla., this past winter was anything but.

Egg Hunt keeps kids hopping in Southborough

Southborough - Blake Sechko, 15 months, tosses one of the many eggs he and his family collected at the annual Easter Egg...

VOLLEYBALL: Marlborough takes season openerVOLL

Marlborough - Marlborough High School's (MHS) Ardy Cordoso (#10, right) and his teammate Kyle Scanlon (#12, left center) rise to defend against...