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Confirmed overdose deaths statewide in 2017 are represented with 1,909 purple flags placed by volunteers Aug. 25 on the lawn of the Walker Building. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Candlelight vigil for overdose awareness takes place in Marlborough

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Families and supporters endured the evening’s humidity Aug. 28 while attending the fourth annual candlelight vigil outside...

Labor Day weekend Greek Festival to feature food, music and fun

Marlborough - Saints Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church, located at 9 Central St., Marlborough, will hold its annual Labor Day Weekend Greek Festival, Sept. 1-3,...
Dr. Gary Highlander Photo/submitted

Remembering Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough - Fifty years ago, two nationally prominent men who were following parallel paths in opposition to racism, poverty...
Mike Gallagher of Westmill Preservation Services works to remove a grave marker. Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Howard Street Cemetery’s antique gravestones undergoing restoration

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Colonial-era gravestones in the Old Burying Ground directly behind the Unitarian Church in the Howard Street Cemetery...
Golden Tones Chorus Photo/submitted

Golden Tones chorus – 30 years young and singing about it!

Region – The Golden Tones Chorus for retired folks launches its 30th season at the Natick Stop & Shop, 829 Worcester Street (Routes 9...
Andrea Castinetti with Worcester County District Attorney Joe Early Jr. Photo/courtesy Andrea Castinetti

Kindness ‘rocks’ at first ‘Picnic in the Park’ held in Shrewsbury

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – The mood was celebratory the afternoon of Aug. 26 at Dean Park in Shrewsbury as hundreds of...
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito was on the campaign trail recently in Marlborough, speaking at the New England Sports Center as Mayor Arthur Vigeant and NESC General Manager Wes Tuttle look on. Photos Submitted

Lieutenant Governor visits Marlborough on the campaign trail

By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Lt. Governor Karyn Polito asked for four more years in the Statehouse at a gathering at the New...
#Shifstrong supporters take the ALS bucket challenge to benefit ALS One in honor of Selectman Brian Shifrin. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough Recreation marks 15th Summer Nights

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – Nearing the end of a sometimes excessively hot and humid season, residents and visitors enjoyed a comfortably...

Post-9/11 ‘Remembering Our Fallen’ war memorial visits Marlborough

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – An opening ceremony took place Aug. 22 at Union Common in Marlborough to mark the first of a...
Festival-goers roam the grounds of Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge 959 early-morning Aug. 19 perusing hot-air balloons named (l to r) “Equinox,” “Big Max,” “Break Time” and “Celtic Magic.” Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson’s 11th balloons festival outshines weather woes

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – While meteorological conditions early-mornings Aug. 18 and 19 weren’t ideal for hot-air balloon pilots, the 11th Balloons...