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Girl Scouts organize donations to animal shelters

January 25th, 2008

Region – Girl Scout Troop 650 of Northborough, made up of girls ages 6 to 10, collected donated items from Mayo's Pets of Northborough and Pets Gone Healthy of Marlborough to support local animal shelters. The girls decorated and packed boxes to be delivered to Bay Path Humane Society of Hopkinton and Yankee Golden Retriever [...]

Rehearsals underway for young singers

January 25th, 2008

Region – There are still spaces left for young people in grades three through 12 who enjoy singing and want to join the Pro Musica Youth Chorus. Monday evening rehearsals have begun at Hudson High School, Room 110, 69 Brigham St. at 6:30 p.m. New singers are welcome at the Jan. 28 rehearsal. To learn [...]

Post-graduate technical training information session to be held

January 25th, 2008

Region – The next information session for the Assabet Valley Post Graduate Technical Training program will be held Tuesday Feb. 26 at 9 a.m. The session will be held at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, 215 Fitchburg St., Marlborough. There are some immediate openings, as well as openings for some course offerings starting in [...]

Cable show ‘Local Music Rocks’ features local musicians

January 25th, 2008

Region – What began as an avenue to highlight the efforts of local musicians and bands has developed into the cable access television show called "Local Music Rocks." If it's not already on a community cable channel in your town, it could be on its way soon. The 18 communities it now airs in include [...]

Cultural councils award grants to local community chorus

January 25th, 2008

Region – The Northborough Area Community Chorus (NACC) was recently awarded grants for 2008 by the Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury and Marlborough cultural councils, local agencies that are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. The NACC's 36th Annual Spring Concert is scheduled for Sunday May 4 at Algonquin Regional High School. The chorus, [...]

Tearing up the record books

January 25th, 2008

Region – Tom Brady and the New England Patriots sit on the verge of the "winningest" season in the history of the NFL. Should the Pats beat the Giants on Super Bowl Sunday, there is a great likelihood that this generation will never see another 19-0 perfect season through the playoffs. What an amazing time [...]

City asks residents to clear school stops

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Commissioner of Public Works Ron LaFreniere is requesting the assistance of residents throughout the community in removing snow from designated school bus stops. The department's operations do not include snow removal at school bus stops, which total in the thousands. With snow accumulations continuing to mount, students are waiting in roadways with high [...]

New Covenant holds open house for new students

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – The New Covenant Christian School, located at 57 Orchard St. in Marlborough, invites all interested families to its Open House for New Enrollment Sunday Jan. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. New Covenant Christian School is a nonsectarian school that offers a solid, Christ-centered education for students, kindergarten through eighth grade. The school [...]

Marlborough resident gives fly-tying demonstration

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – On Jan. 18, Marlborough resident and 50-year fly fishing enthusiast Armand Courchaine demonstrates his talents at the Royal Plaza Trade Center's three-day fly fishing show. He is working on a "Hair Frog Pattern" lure made of deer body hair. Using a similar fly, he has caught a 6-pound large-mouth bass in Mill Pond [...]

Scholarship foundation awards certificate of appreciation

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – On Jan. 14, (l to r) Marlborough's Citizen's Scholarship Foundation's (CSF) Endowments Chair MaryLou Vanzini and CFS President Alyson Wood award St. Mary's Credit Union, represented by St. Mary's President and CEO Jack Caulfield, a certificate for "Unfailing and Generous Continued Support" of CSF's "Dollars for Scholars."

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