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Celebrating Special Olympics

Shrewsbury - The Kenneth F. Burns Bridge over Lake Quinsigamond, linking Shrewsbury to Worcester, was ablaze in red the evening of July 20 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics. The bridge was one of over 255 landmarks across the world lit in red as part of the initiative Light Up Red for Inclusion. Photo/ Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter

Northborough Legion kicks off playoff run with win

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Region – The No. 5 seed Northborough American Legion Post 234 baseball team defeated No. 4 seed Grafton Hill Post 323 by a score of 3-2 in the opening round of the Zone 4 playoffs.  The game was played Wednesday, July 18 at Tivnan Field in Worcester, after being postponed a day due to heavy...

Daniel T. Cellucci, 66, of Grafton

Daniel T. Cellucci
Grafton - Daniel T. Cellucci, 66, of Grafton, passed away unexpectedly July 18, 2018 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Campus in Worcester. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Thomas and Ann (Chaisson) Cellucci. He was raised and educated in Westborough and graduated Westborough High School in 1970. He also attended Worcester Vocational Trade School. Dan was a Master...

Gary Messenger, 56, of Grafton

Gary Messenger
Grafton - Gary Anthony Messenger, 56, of Grafton, passed away July 17, 2018 at UMass Hospital in Worcester. Gary joins his beloved parents, Gary A. and Carmella (Pellegrino) Messenger, in Heaven. Gary is survived by his brother, Daniel J. Messenger; a sister, Gina Manning and her husband Billy, all of Westerly, R.I.; his goddaughter, Rebecca Manning of Central Falls, R.I.;...

Frances Scannell, 92, of Shrewsbury

Frances Scannell
Shrewsbury - Frances Anne Tracy Scannell, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully July 17, 2018 at the age of 92, with her loving family at her side. The daughter of the late John F. and Grace (King) Tracy, Frances was born in Springfield, and lived and worked as a teacher after graduating from Fitchburg Teachers College and earning her master’s degree...

Bernard A. Warren, 87, of Slidell, La. and formerly of Northborough

Slidell, La. - Major Bernard Alfred Warren, 87, U.S. Air Force, Ret., of Slidell, La., passed away July 16, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Sylvia Mae Day Warren for the past 62 years. He was father of Michael Warren, Jean Fiske (Ralph), James Warren, David Warren (Melaney), Theresa Hamilton (George) and Tracy Maus (David). He is also survived...

Angelina M. DiTullio, 88, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Angelina M. (DiLeo) DiTullio, 88, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully with her loved ones gathered at her side. Angelina’s loving husband, Silvio DiTullio, passed away in 1970. She is survived by her three devoted children, Michael A. DiTullio and wife Jane of Aiken, S.C., Luann Baker of Yucaipa, Calif., and Linda M. Amorello of Worcester; a brother, Julio...

Pedro M. Janeiro, 40, of Hudson

Hudson - Pedro M. Janeiro, 40, of Hudson, passed away peacefully July 16, 2018, surrounded by his beloved family, after a period of declining health. Pedro was born Oct. 31, 1977 in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, the son of Maria Fatima (Rego) Janeiro and the late Jose Luis Janeiro. In 1987, Pedro immigrated with his family to Hudson, where he...