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‘It’s New England’s Smithsonian’: American Heritage Museum celebrates history

The American Heritage Museum is New England’s Smithsonian and Hudson’s hidden gem.

Colonials hold baseball clinic for Little League peers

The clinic included four stations: fielding, throwing, baserunning and hitting. For some ballplayers, the clinic served as an introduction to the sport of baseball.

Easter weekend: Egg hunts and more

This is Easter weekend, which of course means egg hunts and the Easter Bunny.

Nature Notes: Local mockingbirds sing & mimic for mates & territory

We’ve all heard of mockingbirds, but have you actually seen one in our area?  Or heard one locally? Read more in Nature Notes....
Flaherty Physical Therapy will be hosting virtual workshops in Feb. and March.

Flaherty Physical Therapy to hold women’s health seminar

Flaherty Physical Therapy will host “Women’s Health Starts With Selfcare” on April 6 from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

School Committee votes to pursue Shrewsbury High expansion again

The School Committee voted on March 13 to submit another statement of interest to the MSBA to potentially expand Shrewsbury High School.

Car crashes into Marlborough hotel; no injuries

A driver crashed to a Marlborough hotel being used as a migrant shelter on Thursday, March 28, according to Marlborough Police.

Community Advocate March 29, 2024

In this week's edition read WHS student cultivates skill with drones for farming project. Combined health, human services heads to TM.

Combined health, human services heads to Town Meeting

Two articles on the Northborough Town Meeting warrant would establish a combined health and human services department.

Lake Quinsigamond Commission cracks down on jet skis; no ban

During the Lake Quinsigamond Commission’s Feb. 29 meeting, officials opted to table the banning of jet skis.

State officials talk trout with Shrewsbury High School students

Secretary of Education Patrick Tutwiler may have come to see the trout, but he left impressed with the students.

Marlborough Police issues alert about Bitcoin scam

The Marlborough Police Department has been investigating what they call “multiple scams” involving Bitcoin machines in the city. 

Midland-Wachusett League announces 2024 winter all-star selections

The Midland-Wachusett League has announced the 2024 winter all-stars, which includes several high schools in our region.

Final set of plans, bid documents for dog park sent to foundation

The final set of plans and bid documents for Northborough’s future dog park have been sent to the Stanton Foundation. 

Students learn about the business world at Career Expo

On March 21, dozens of high school students learned about careers in several fields at the second annual Career Expo.

Egg-citing egg hunt at Algonquin

Hundreds of eager egg hunters gathered at Algonquin Regional High School on March 24 for the National Honor Society’s annual Spring Egg Hunt.

Broken Creek Vineyard flourishes under new ownership

Broken Creek Vineyard — which was started in 2011 by Eric and Peggy Preusse — is under new ownership of Abby and Jean Skaff.

Shrewsbury local and baseball legend is new Worcester Bravehearts owner

If it’s not family, it’s business. If it’s not business, it’s baseball. And if it’s none of those three, it’s not Frank Vaccaro.

Westborough Town Meeting approves new Hastings roof

The request for a new roof at Hastings passed by a two-thirds majority at Annual Town Meeting on Saturday, March 23.

Westborough Town Meeting passes capital budget

Capital requests from the School Department, Recreation, Police and Fire were among those passed by Annual Town Meeting on Saturday, March 23.