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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Westborough teen is a powerful advocate for autism research

Westborough – Although she did not win the top prize in the national competition of the Prudential Spirit of Community awards this past spring, Rebecca Ackerman is not disappointed. Quite to the contrary, she was thrilled at the opportunity, she said, to meet so many other young people who, like her, are inspired to make a positive change in the world. In March, she was named as one of the two Massachusetts honorees for the Prudential awards. Rebecca, who will be entering her senior year at Westborough High School this fall, was honored for her work as an advocate for autism awareness and research. She has a very personal reason that she is so passionate about this cause – her twin brother, David, is autistic.

Southborough – Beauty in the aftermath of the nor’easter

By Tracy Nickerson, Community Advocate Staff Southborough - After a harrowing Saturday night, listening to the wind and the cracking of branches as they fell...

Trunk or Treat introduced in Marlborough

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – On a cold and windy Oct. 21, the Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club (MJWC) partnered with One Hines...

‘Skating for Hope’ donations to help cancer patients and families

Region – Dave McGrath, who with his family and friends, organizes an annual fundraising event each fall, “Skating for Hope,” recently made three significant...

Scouts’ day at the races

Hudson - Den 3 members (l to r) Zachary Jalbert, 8, Daniel Reagan, 7, Will Spellman, 8, and Liam Harlan, 7, focus on the...
Southborough Education Foundation grant recipients. Photo/submitted

Southborough education grants announced

Southborough – The Southborough Education Foundation (SEF) announced the grant recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year. The foundation hosted its annual grant award breakfast...

Local Scouts present colors at Fenway

Northborough – Boy Scout Troop 101 of Northborough was invited to present the colors before the start of the Boston Red Sox game at...

Hudson Pumpkin Fest debuts new attractions

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – Much more than seasonal gourds were featured at Morgan Bowl as Hudson Recreation welcomed about 2,000 residents...

Westborough down by a goal

Westborough - Westborough High School's David Lloyd (#2, left) unleashes a shot on goal as North Middlesex Regional High School's Will Faulkner...
Officer Caleb Polseno with Lukas Photo/submitted

Westborough Police adds K-9 unit

By Kate Tobiasson, Contributing Writer Westborough - Sometimes, a chance to change comes along that is too good to pass up. Recently, Westborough Chief of...