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Students study components of blood

Shrewsbury - Spring Street School second-graders (l to r) David Ma, Andrew Beaton, Kathryn Feeney, Emilie Kono and Dominic Ritacco observe as their health teacher, Alison McDonald, conducts a demonstration about the four parts of blood during health class Nov. 15. A mixture of vinegar, food coloring, sprinkles...

Proposed school budget an increase of almost 10 percent

Northborough - Charles Gobron, the Northborough- Southborough acting superintendent of schools, admitted heading into the Dec. 5 School Committee meeting that he was a little nervous about how big an increase the school budget was going to be for fiscal year (FY) 2009 over FY 2008. "At first blush, to be honest, I think the numbers are going to...

French baker visits middle school

Northborough - (l to r) Melican Middle School French teacher Dominique LePaul, and French students Akshara Thejaswi, Gretchen Herdrich, Emily Ellis and Tamsen Bertz meet with Apollonia Poilâne (second from right) at the middle school last month. The students hold thank you notes they wrote, in French, to...

Teacher helps students aff ected by Hurricane Katrina

Northborough - More than two years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and other cities throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, children in the region are still fighting to get a proper education. Many public schools remain closed because there isn't enough money for repairs to the buildings...

Menorah lighting celebrates Hanukkah

Region - Rabbi Michoel Green of Chabad of Westborough lights the Menorah at Shrewsbury Common Dec. 4 during the Menorah Lighting and Hanukkah Celebration sponsored by Chabad of Westborough to mark the first day of Hanukkah. Community members and Shrewsbury selectmen participated in a ceremony led by...

Thomas E. Lovejoy

Dec. 16, 2004 - Dec. 16, 2007 3rd Sunday, Dec. 16, at 7 a.m. St. Anne's Church, Route 9 130 Boston Tpke., Shrewsbury

Mary E. Linga, 70

Shrewsbury - Mary E. (Lapinski) Linga, 79, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2007 in the Rose Monahan Hospice House of Worcester. She leaves her husband of 60 years, Clemens Linga; her brother, Charles Lapinski; her sisters-in-law, Mary Linga, Phyllis Recko and her daughter, Patricia Smith, and Viola Misiuk and her daughter, Carol Fedyk; and her adopted family, Agnes, David, Monique,...

Henrietta Clement, 83

Hudson - Henrietta (Chaousis) Clement, 83, formerly of Marlborough, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at UMass Memorial Healthcare in Worcester after a brief illness. She leaves her son, Paul Clement Jr.; her daughter, Barbara Stephens; her grandson, Michael Stephens; her great-grandson, Gage Stephens; her siblings, Chris Chaousis and Catherine Vangel; and cousins, nieces and nephews. Born in Marlborough, the...

George G. Finan, 85

Marlborough - George G. Finan, 85, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2007 at Wingate at Sudbury. He leaves his daughter, Diane Spirio and her husband, David; his sister, Helen Whittemore; his granddaughter, Sandy Mc- Sweeney and her husband, Daniel; his great-granddaughter, Rylie McSweeney; his sister-in-law, Anne Finan; his godchild, Vince Brakton; and nieces and nephews. Born in Marlborough, the son...

Antonio D. Chaves, 76

Hudson - Antonio D. Chaves, 76, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He leaves his wife of 51 years, Maria (Sousa) Chaves; his children, Jorge Chaves, Ana Maria Andrade, Paulo Chaves and Emilly Braga; his sisters, Maria Chaves, Margarida Lima, Helena Cordeiro and Deolinda Chaves; eight grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins. ...