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‘Home for the Holidays’ contest winners announced

Shrewsbury - Ricker and Ricker Law Offices at 11 Maple Ave. is the first-place winner in the commercial category of the "Home for the Holidays Door Decorating Contest." The contest, sponsored by the Shrewsbury Garden Club and the Shrewsbury Historical Society, gave second place to the Window...

Presidential primary election approaching

Region - With caucus season in full swing, voters are waiting for the chance to have their say in who will make it to the upcoming presidential election. They'll get their chance by voting in the presidential primary, which will be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 5. Residents who are registered in a specific political...

Symphony to perform in Hudson, Westborough, Boston

Region - Educator and musician Mark Churchill directs the Symphony Pro Musica rehearsal at Hudson High School Jan. 2. The orchestra will hold three concerts in celebration of Puccini's 150th birthday: Saturday Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Hudson High School, Sunday Jan. 20 at 3:30 p.m....

Business Briefs

Math and science academy info sessions The Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at WPI will hold information sessions Jan. 30, from 7-9 p.m., and Feb. 10, from 1-3 p.m., for sophomores only. A session for lower grades will be held Feb. 13, from 7-8:30 p.m. The academy...

Getting down to business

Region - Time to get down to business for area high school winter sports teams. Postholiday season winter sports is where things really start to get sorted out. For many teams, early-season schedules included holiday tournament games, out-of-conference games and games against teams from outside the immediate...

Local sports roundup

Region - First football, now hockey. If the two schools play each other in baseball, that should be a game for the ages. Behind a pair of goals from Castan Sommer and clutch goaltending of Patrick Army, who made 37 saves, the Shrewsbury High hockey team defeated cross-town rival St. John's, 5-3, Jan. 5. It was the Colonials' first...

Making the save

Northborough/Southborough - Algonquin Regional's goalie Caity Murphy makes the save in the Tomahawks' girls hockey game Dec. 29 against Everett.

Shrewsbury boys hoops team sees bright future

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury High Colonials boys basketball team entered the week 4-4, its early-season schedule having had an inconsistent win-one-lose-one, lose-two-win-two pattern to it. Colonials Coach Adrian Machado, who'd like to see his team enjoy a long winning streak as much as any coach would, hasn't been surprised by the results. "We're a very, very young team," Machado...

In the swim

Westborough - Westborough High swim team captain Michael Burton works on his stroke during an early January practice at the Westborough Tennis and Swim Club.

Panthers hockey team off to undefeated start

Marlborough - Off ensive stars get all the notoriety in high school hockey, but it's good defense and solid goaltending that separate the contenders from the pretenders. The Marlborough High hockey team serves as a case study. The Panthers have jumped out to a 7-0 record so far this season with a high-octane offense that has seen at least...