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Longtime teachers honored at retirement

Shrewsbury - (l to r) Spring Street School Principal Jane Lizotte, retiring teachers Marcia Smith, Tim Hickey, and Peigi Ballard, and State Rep. Karyn E. Polito, R-Shrewsbury, enjoy an 5.50%* open house hosted by the school's Parent Teacher Organization June 7. At the event, the retiring teachers received...

Council reports successes to School Committee

Westborough - Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SPEDPAC) President Gayle Harrold went to the School Committee June 20 to present a report on the organization's accomplishments during 2007 and its goals for 2008. Harrold told the School Committee that the long list of SPEDPAC accomplishments is due to its committed volunteers and to the support the organization receives from...

Foreign Language Study Committee needs volunteers

Westborough - The School Department is looking for three parents and two students who are willing to serve on its Foreign Language Study Committee (FLSC), which will begin meeting in September. Those interested should contact Superintendent Anne Towle at 508-836-7700. The School Committee has been discussing adding new languages such as Mandarin to the district's curriculum for several years,...

Residents cool off during ‘Mommy and Me’

Marlborough - Cooling off on a warm morning June 19, Conor and his mother, Terri Taylor, have fun in the "Mommy and Me" swimming program at Memorial Beach on Fort Meadow Reservoir. Sign-up for this summer's six one-week sessions is through Marlborough's Recreation Department.

Community development group holds transportation forum

Marlborough - At a June 20 community forum about the future of public transportation in Marlborough, residents expressed their concerns over how public transportation would improve if the city joined the new Metrowest Regional Transit Authority (RTA). The forum was sponsored by Marlborough Community Development Corporation. City officials told the audience of about 40 people they thought Marlborough would...

Local author to hold creative writing seminar

Shrewsbury - Rockie Blunt Jr.'s inspiration for the creative writing seminar he will host Tuesday July 10 from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Public Library came to him in the summer of 1948. That's when the longtime Shrewsbury resident and author of six books overheard...

Four generations of Yesue family turn out for memorial concert

Hudson - The sound of the tympani echoed through the auditorium as four generations of the Yesue family gathered for a concert to celebrate the memory of Alfredo N. Yesue. The River's Edge Community Band, River's Edge Chorale and the Pro Musica Youth Chorus kicked off the...

Sports honor rolls: League all-stars

Region - Academics have the honor roll and high school sports has league allstars. The spring season was loaded with many outstanding local performances as the Class of 2007 helped rewrite the sports record books. Highlighting the list were, of course, state championships for the Hudson's girls...

Weekly sports round-up:

Region - The Northborough Under-12 boys soccer team won the Nashoba Cup, going 3-0-1 in four games played June 16 and 17 in Littleton and Shirley. The Northborough U12s defeated Boylston, 2-1, and Harvard, 3-1, and tied Oakmont, 1-1, in the round-robin portion of the tournament, which qualified them for the final. They captured the cup by defeating Shirley-Ayer,...