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Committee sponsors two competitions to promote recycling

March 28th, 2008

Marlborough – With Earth Day only a few weeks away, the Marlborough Recycling Committee has announced two competitions to get the community thinking about recycling. This year the committee has decided to host a two-part competition, with winners being announced during the annual Earth Day celebration to be held Saturday May 3 at Ghiloni Park. [...]

Council plans ‘interfaith dialog’

March 28th, 2008

Marlborough – On Sunday April 27 at 2 p.m., the Interfaith Council of Marlborough invites anyone in the Marlborough/Hudson area to an educational event that introduces Islam, the religion of Muslims. The format of Islam 101 will be an interview; Saadat Syed will be interviewed by Rev. Karen Nell-Smith. Syed and Nell-Smith are part of [...]

Calendar

March 28th, 2008

Calendar 28 Friday Grafton Common Spring Fling Join the merchants around the Grafton Common, 1 Grafton Common, for a special Spring Fling from 5-8 p.m. (the event will continue throughout the weekend). A gallery of fine arts will be presented by Cirrus Wine Cellar, along with wine tasting; musical performances by Apple Tree Arts; refreshments [...]

Greyson Thomas awarded Eagle Scout

March 28th, 2008

Westborough – On March 22 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough, Greyson Thomas of Troop 4 was honored as an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. To bec ome an Eagle Scout, a scout must earn 21 merit badges, he must hold a position of responsibility within the troop and he [...]

School Committee discontinues late bus service

March 28th, 2008

Westborough – Citing safety concerns for the school district's youngest children while questioning its eff ectiveness and fiscal feasibility, the School Committee approved at its March 19 meeting to discontinue late bus service to children in kindergarten through third grade, beginning in the 2008-2009 academic year. "It's really a safety issue," Westborough Superintendent of Schools [...]

Rare-book expert to speak at Willows

March 28th, 2008

Westborough – Got an old book in the attic that you've always wondered about? Find a novel in the basement that you think has the markings of a rare find? Well, gather them up and take them to the Willows at 7:30 p.m. Monday March 31. Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the Brattle Book Shop, a [...]

CSX offers to help pay for signage

March 28th, 2008

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon said he received a nice surprise recently when he answered a call at his office and it was a representative from the railway conglomerate CSX off ering financial assistance for signage to help divert trucks from the beleaguered East Main Street bridge owned by CSX. "That's never happened before, [...]

Boy Scouts to host Pasta Supper

March 28th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Boy Scout Troop 114 will be holding its annual Pasta Supper Saturday March 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church on Route 140 in Shrewsbury center. The supper will include pasta, meatballs, salad, bread, beverages and dessert. Tickets are $5 per person (under age 5 is free) and are [...]

Sandra Fryc joins race for School Committee

March 28th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Sandra Fryc has announced her candidacy for a seat on the Shrewsbury School Committee. She and her family have lived in Shrewsbury since 1992. She has a son at Shrewsbury High School and a daughter at Oak Middle School. Fryc graduated from Fitchburg State College in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in business [...]

Ski Ward Race Team continues its winning ways

March 28th, 2008

Shrewsbury – On March 2, the Ski Ward Race Team won the annual Eastern Mass. Buddy Werner League Championship. This makes the seventh consecutive time the team has won this title. The team also wrapped up the season in winning fashion by taking the league's Championship Race, a feat the team has accomplished six out [...]

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