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Cookie swap at First Federated Church

December 28th, 2007

Hudson – Mixing it up in the kitchen Dec. 14, creating five different cookie treats are (l to r) Christine DiMare, Mario DiMare, Barbara Diggs, Joanne McIntyre and Karen Betti at the first ever Parents' Guide to Reducing Holiday Stress and Cookie Swap event at Hudson's First Federated Church.

St. Michael School to host Open House

December 28th, 2007

Hudson – The St. Michael School in Hudson invites all interested families to attend the annual Open House for New Enrollment Sunday Jan. 6, 2008, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. St. Michael Elementary School is a faith-centered school, with grades kindergarwere ten one (for 4-year-olds) through eight. Visitors can view classrooms, discuss the curriculum, [...]

Superintendent encourages parents to drive walkers to school

December 28th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Spring Street School has sent a notice to parents saying they will not be able to guarantee that a back path to the school used by student walkers will be clear of snow for the winter. These families are encouraged to find alternate routes to the school or drive their children to school. [...]

Good nutrition is one key to a good education

December 28th, 2007

Grafton – When reaching for an after-school snack, it can be very difficult for some children to choose carrots over chips, bananas over brownies. But a diet that consists of fast food, soda and other unhealthy food items can have negative effects on a child's health that carries into adulthood. The number of children who [...]

Gibbons Middle School donates 1,000 toys

December 28th, 2007

Westborough – Dreams really do come true, especially during the Christmas season. Kate McComas, health teacher and Student Council advisor at Gibbons Middle School, thought it would be a good idea to do something to help others' dreams come true this holiday season. "I decided to just start collecting toys," she said. "Someone can use [...]

Seymour runs for Ward 5 seat

December 21st, 2007

Marlborough – As Maura Navin Webster, the city councilor for Ward 5 in Marlborough, steps down, Robert Seymour, a member of the School Committee, has announced he is running to fill the seat. Seymour made the announcement Dec. 12. Webster was re-elected in November, but she recently accepted a position with the American Heart Association, [...]

‘Templar Influences’ continues at library

December 21st, 2007

Marlborough – Andrew Linnell, who has been a 30-year student of Christian mysteries of the Knights Templar and influences on the art of Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Boticelli, Raphael and other Renaissance artists, presents the second in his series Dec. 10 at the Marlborough Public Library. The next in the series is expected to be [...]

Help from community needed to receive free solar panels

December 21st, 2007

Marlborough – Last week, the Marlborough School District directed a "solar challenge" to the community that could result in free solar panels for up to two city schools. Superintendent of Schools Barbara McGann said she has been interested in "green" schools for a long time. Her catch phrase for the campaign is: "Everything is green [...]

Judgment could lead to change in city services

December 21st, 2007

Marlborough – A court judgment against the city of Marlborough could change the way it handles public projects, and could lead to residents paying for improvements that aff ect them. At the Dec. 11 meeting of the Finance Committee, councilors voted to make a transfer to help pay a judgment against the city of more [...]

Collection held to support U.S. troops

December 21st, 2007

Marlborough – On Dec. 1, the off ice of State Sen. Pamela P. Resor, D-Acton, hosted a collection drive at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School for U.S. troops serving in the Middle East. The event, which was co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern, D; State Rep. Patricia A. Walrath, D-Stow; and State Rep. [...]

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