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WCLT to offer scholarships and Earth Day essay contest

Westborough - This year the Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) is offering two scholarships of $1000 each, to be awarded in June to the winners of its annual Earth Day Essay Contest. The contest and scholarships are open to all graduating Westborough High School (WHS) seniors and to graduating seniors who reside in Westborough but attend a different high...

Westborough Rotary offers rides to the polls

Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough is offering rides to the polls for residents who may need a bit of assistance this election season. For this week’s early presidential primary election, Rotarians will pick you up and bring you to Town Hall, wait for you to vote and then bring you home. For those who are voting on the actual...

Vote for Brenda Brown, Republican State Committee

To the Editor:   I am on the ballot running for the Republican State Committee in Massachusetts.  If you are an Independent, Unenrolled or a Republican you can VOTE FOR me in the Presidential Primary on Super Tuesday, March 3, 2020. If you live in the towns of: Shrewsbury, Grafton, Auburn, Leicester, Millbury, Northbridge, Upton or in Worcester in (Precincts 5, 6...

Time to disconnect while driving

Region – If we are honest, we would probably all admit to talking on our cellphones while driving or perhaps checking a text message, especially if stopped at a red light that seems to go on a bit too long. But thanks to a new state law just implemented, operators of motor vehicles are prohibited from using a cell phone, unless the...

Highland City Striders road races raise $20,000 for food pantries

Marlborough - The Highland City Striders Running Club raised $20,000 during their 2018 and 2019 Running with the Wolves 10k & White Fang 5k road races.  Of the race proceeds, $10,000 has been donated to the Marlborough Community Cupboard and $10,000 to the Hudson Food Pantry. “Raising money for the food banks makes these races about so much more than...

Fay B. Kelley, 87, of Northborough

Fay B. Kelley
Northborough - Fay B. (Murphy) Kelley, 87, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020. Fay was born in Worcester, the daughter of the late William and Adora (Svenson) Murphy. She was raised in Northborough and remained a resident there for the majority of her life. She worked many years as a waitress and served as a hostess at the former...

Team Evolution wins 20 medals at competition

Westborough - Team Evolution of Evolution Martial Arts, based in Westborough, recently competed in the Taekwondo AAU National Qualifiers held in the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y. The team took home a total of 20 medals (10 gold, six silver and four bronze).

Robert F. Gorman, 91, of Northborough

Robert F. Gorman
Northborough - Robert F. Gorman, a longtime resident of Northborough, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at the age of 91. Born and raised in E. Providence, RI, Robert was a son to the late George A. and Mary J. (Blake) Gorman. Upon his graduation from high school at the end of WWII, Robert enlisted...

Richard J. Cerasuolo, 80, of Northborough

Richard J. Cerasuolo
Northborough - Richard J. (Dick) Cerasuolo passed away peacefully at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home on the morning of February 23, 2020, after a period of declining health; he was 80 years old. Dick was born and raised in Medford, a son to the late George and Anne (Higgins) Cerasuolo. He graduated from Christopher Columbus H.S. in Boston’s North End...

Kids and young adults thrive at after school program in Northborough

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – On any given Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoon, September through May, the Thrive After School Community (TASC) at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough gathers with the purpose of having fun through social activities. Thrive Support & Advocacy in Marlborough celebrates and nurtures the abilities of people (adults and youth) with developmental disabilities....