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Memorial motorcycle ride honors Spc. Brian K. Arsenault

Motorcyclists drive from American Legion Post 234 onto West Main Street. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.
By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Northborough – On Sept. 22, over 200 motorcyclists, passengers and supporters took part in the third annual Spc. Brian K. Arsenault Memorial Ride, beginning and ending at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough. A Bronze Star recipient and 2004 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) graduate, Army Spc. Arsenault was killed...

Shrewsbury Sportsman’s Club cancels pancake breakfast and fishing derby

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Shrewsbury Sportsman’s Club (SSC) in Shrewsbury will not hold their annual All for Kids: Pancake Breakfast and Fishing Derby which was scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29. The event had been a tradition since 2004 with activities geared toward kids and held in conjunction with the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall...

ATC Services Junk Removal & Disposal: Company will take just about anything away in 24 hours

Gary Pizzillo. File photo
Business name: ATC Services Junk Removal & Disposal Address: 9 Walker Drive, Upton Owner: Gary Pizzillo Contact Information: 774-462-2671. Where do you call home? “I’m from the Grafton/Upton area. I have three kids, two girls and a boy,” Gary Pizzillo, the owner of ATC Services Junk Removal & Disposal, said. How did you get started? “I started my junk removal business about ten years ago. I also do used motorcycle...

Local teen brings oasis to Hudson’s ‘food desert”

Alex Hache Photo/submitted
By Kate Tobiasson, Contributing Writer Hudson – While many take fresh fruits and vegetables for granted, not all families are lucky enough to be able to afford them or to make the trip to the store. These people live in a “food desert” - they are forced to pay higher prices for less nutritious food at small convenience stores. Popular...

English Conversation Circle offered in Westborough

Westborough - The Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St., will be offering free English Conversation Circles for adults on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning Sept. 18. Speakers of all languages are welcome to come improve their conversational English skills in a casual, safe, friendly environment. Conversation Circles give non-native English speakers a chance to practice their everyday...

Presentation on how diet can help with Parkinson’s symptoms Sept. 28

Westborough - A presentation on the latest research on how to decrease tremors and preserve dopamine-producing brain cells will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, Sept.28, at a gathering of the area Parkinson’s Support Group at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 183 W. Main St., Westborough. The presentation will be given by nutritional biochemist Steve Blake, author...

October events at Fay School

Southborough - Fay School, 48 Main St., in Southborough, will host two events in October. The first will be part of the Ideas & Insights Speaker Series. "Youth Sports Specialization: What Parents Need to Know" will be held Monday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. Sports psychologist Dr. Richard Ginsburg will speak about how to navigate the complex world of...

Chun Sun Im, 101, of Northborough

Chun Sun Im
Northborough - Chun Sun Im passed away peacefully in her sleep Sept. 18, 2018, at the age of 101, on the eve of her 102 birthday. She was born Sept. 19, 1916 in Seoul, Korea. Chun Sun is survived by her two sons, Il Song and Il Wook Byun; one daughter, Lilian Kim; her son-in-law, Andrew Kim; and three grandchildren,...