Sunday, February 23, 2020
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Sunday at the park in Northborough

Northborough - On a beautiful, spring-like February afternoon Feb. 23, kids and their parents enjoyed an afternoon at Northborough's Ellsworth McAfee Park. Photos/Cheryl Arsenault

Cops for Kids with Cancer offers support to family of ailing Northborough teen

By Bonnie Adams Managing Editor Northborough – Since November, when 13-year-old Matt Benestad was diagnosed with cancer, the young Northborough teen has been through surgery, radiation, and is now undergoing chemotherapy. “He’s doing ok, in spite of everything,” his father Chris. “But he has had to face really tough adult things in a really fast way. He’s had to grow up way...

Westborough basketball falls to Groton-Dunstable in overtime

Region – For the 81st anniversary of the Clark High School Basketball Tournament, last year’s champion’s defeated Grafton High School Feb. 21, 58-50. The Rangers then lost in overtime Feb. 22 to Groton-Dunstable in overtime 44-43. photo/Kelly Burneson Photography

Shrewsbury Police seek alleged bank robber

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this evening: On Friday, February 21st, 2020 at 5:24 PM the Shrewsbury Police responded to a Bank Robbery at Avidia Bank located at 23 Maple Avenue in Shrewsbury. Upon arrival the Shrewsbury Police determined the lone suspect had fled the scene on foot. Shrewsbury Police, Uxbridge K-9 and Shirley Dept....

CA photo contest – Feb. 21 – Funny Family Photos

For the month of February, we are asking you to send us your funniest family photos. They can be of your kids, other relatives or even your furry family members. (All photos will be posted online, some will be put in print as space allows and if you are chosen for the cover, you win $50!) This week's winner is Karen Carver...

Francis C. Taylor, 74, formerly of Northborough

Francis C. Taylor
Northborough - Francis C. “FT” Taylor, 74, formerly of Northborough, passed away on February 16, 2020 at UMass/Memorial Medical Center-University Campus in Worcester, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lynn, and raised in Reading, Frank was the son of Harry and Mary (Fay) Taylor Sr. He opened his business, Quality Catering Service of Northborough in 1971, which served canteen catering...

Barbara M. Murphy, 88, of Grafton

Grafton - Barbara M. Murphy, 88, passed away February 16, 2020 following an illness. She is survived by her sister Carol Murphy and her nephews Robert, Michael, Stephen and John Dunne. She was predeceased by her sisters Kathleen (Murphy) Dunne, Patricia and Lorraine Murphy and her brother William Murphy. Barbara was born October 25, 1931 in Worcester, daughter of the late...

Shrewsbury Scout organizes Musical Instrument Drive

Shrewsbury - Vasant Sundaresan, a senior at Saint John’s High School and a Boy Scout in Troop 114, is currently working on his Eagle Scout project. He is collecting, refurbishing and donating musical instruments to the Joy of Music Program in Worcester to help children pursue their love of music. He is seeking gently used guitars, trumpets, clarinets, saxophones, trombones,...