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Guidance Department overextended in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Guidance counselors at Shrewsbury High School have as many as 332 students each, as compared to the national recommendation of 200 students per counselor. In a presentation before the School Committee Oct. 17, High School Principal Brian Reagan said the Guidance Department has really felt the strain of budget cuts over the past few years. Reagan said...

Art students work with Little Colonials

Shrewsbury - Students from Pam LeBlanc's ceramic art class helped the Little Colonials create their own Halloween ornaments Oct. 18. Children created ornaments with the help of LeBlanc's students as well as the support of Patricia Crosson's students in child development. The collaborative effort offered enrichment to...

Art exhibit awards announced

Marlborough - The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library announced winners and donors of the 36th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit, on display at the library through Sunday, Nov. 11. Winners were: first prize, William L. Chignola, Framingham; second prize, Tomi Higgins, Marlborough; third prize, Deborah Bottomley, Milford; Best of Marlborough Award, Beverly A. Rinck, Marlborough; Jurors Award, James...

Dance event raises $3,500 for hospital's Healing Garden

Marlborough - The Marlborough Junior Woman's Club (MJWC) presents a check for $3,500 to Marlborough Hospital Oct. 24 for the Healing Garden project. MJWC members Kathleen Goneau, Katherine Hennessy, Teresa Loftin Scarpato, Marilyn Perry and Jodi Schoolcraft present the check to President and CEO John Polanowicz and...

Hillside “Bulldogs” honored

Marlborough - Hillside School recently recognized several students as "Bulldogs of the Week." All of the students were honored for their selfless actions, attitude and behavior which exemplify Hillside School's core values of compassion, determination, honesty and respect. The following students were selected as Bulldog honorees: Will Fradd '09 of New York City; Lucas Stilianos '10 of Lynnfield, MA;...

Buisson celebrates centennial

Marlborough - Marguerite Buisson of Marlborough recently celebrated her 100th birthday with 135 relatives and friends. The celebration began with a Mass of Thanksgiving concelebrated by Rev. Stephen Gemme and Rev. Larry Martineau at St. Bernadette's Church in Northborough, followed by a party at the Holiday Inn...

Assabet Valley Exhibit/Admissions Night

Marlborough - Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School will hold an Exhibit/Admissions Night Wednesday Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. for families of current Assabet students and the families of area 8th grade. Admissions sessions in the Auditorium at 6 and 7 p.m. will give 8th grade parents an opportunity to learn about the application process and timeline, and have...

Southborough man's love of rugby endures

Southborough - Southborough resident Don Morrison was a graduate student at MIT in 1966 when he ambled over to the school track to do laps. He was hoping to at least get a little exercise after ruining his knee in judo. The mid-field was taken up by...

On garden design: Focal points from the inside out

Late fall into early winter is my favorite time of year to think about garden design. The landscape is simple and clean. After the first hard frost, annuals have usually been removed, perennials cut back, and bulbs safely tucked in for the long cold months ahead. This...