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Shinya Honji is a senior at Westborough High School who was recently selected to participate in the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games. Photo/Cindy Zomar

WHS senior wins spot in Special Olympics USA Games

School honored for Unified Sports programs By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator WESTBOROUGH – Westborough High School senior Shinya Honji was recently selected to represent Massachusetts in...
Derek Shimer adjusts decorations before the Halloween Haunt opens. Photos/Laura Hayes

Shrewsbury family hosts a haunt for a cause

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY - When Derek Shimer was a kid, he would spend hours rearranging the Halloween decorations in front of...
Southborough Kindergroup participants of all ages march and stroll in the Southborough Heritage Day parade. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Southborough’s Heritage Day celebration returns for 47th year

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH – Columbus Day is a particularly special occasion in Southborough. That’s when fans of parades and pumpkins gather...
Reenactors gather prior to this year’s Battle for the Airfield reenactment in Hudson.

World War II reenactment returns to Hudson after hiatus

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor HUDSON - The echoes of the American Heritage Museum’s Battle for the Airfield reenactment rumbled and cracked through the woods...
Teammates bob Senior Striker Charlie Hynes after Hynes scored a goal during Algonquin’s 3-1 win over Tantasqua last week.

Algonquin Boys Soccer beats Tantasqua on Senior Night

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor NORTHBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH - A physical game ended in a flurry of scoring Oct. 9 as the Algonquin Boys Soccer team beat...
An attendee holds a sign during a recent Shrewsbury School Committee meeting.

Shrewsbury paraprofessionals union expresses frustration with contract negotiations

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY - Standing shoulder-to-shoulder at a recent School Committee Meeting, members of the Shrewsbury Paraprofessionals Association expressed frustration with...

Westborough Police get $20,425 grant to analyze traffic patterns

By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH - The Massachusetts Office of Grants and Research recently awarded the Westborough Police Department with a $20,425 grant in support...
Westborough’s Bunny Perron recently celebrated her 100th birthday.

Lifelong resident celebrates 100th birthday in Westborough

By Susan Olsen Orpilla, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – Over 100 family and friends, some from as far as California, gathered on Sept. 12 for Patricia “Bunny”...
Anshul Dadwal practices outdoor rock climbing.

Shrewsbury teenager competes in national rock climbing competition

By Morgan Hume, Contributing Writer SHREWSBURY - As Olympic athletes were competing in rock climbing in the Olympics this past summer, a Shrewsbury teenager was...
Ramiro Torres stands with his ex-wife Sandie and his wife Nicole, who is planning to run the Boston Marathon for Sandie.

Shrewsbury resident to run Boston Marathon for husband’s ex-wife

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor SHREWSBURY - Nicole Torres is planning to run the Boston Marathon on behalf of her husband’s ex-wife, Sandie Rossini. A Shrewsbury...