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Local cyclist completes ‘hillclimb’

August 29th, 2008

Westborough – Westborough resident Dan Ball, of Ball Financial Services, recently completed the 36th annual Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb, a 7.6-mile race up Pinkham Notch. The race, held Aug. 16, was a fund-raiser for Tin Mountain Conservation Center in Conway, N.H. "I made it to the top without stopping and it took me [...]

See ya later, alligator!

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – Erin Graziano and her son Jack, 1, pet an alligator following an "Animal Adventures" presentation held Aug. 20 at Liberty Park, hosted by the Hudson Public Library Children's Room. With a hands-on approach, children learned about many animals, including a tortoise, a tarantula, a chinchilla, a skunk and a boa constrictor.

Playing in the park

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – Elliana Pashalian, 2, swings into the air at the Wood Park playground in Hudson during the July 30 session of "Out and About in the Community," sponsored by the Assabet Valley Area Family Network. The network provides free activities, education and support for families with children up to age 5, living in Marlborough, [...]

Chamber of Commerce hosts golfing to fund scholarships

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – What better way to finish your golf season than at Charter Oak Country Club? And better yet, your dollars will benefit local scholars. The Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce's eighth annual Harvest Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday Oct. 20 at Charter Oak Country Club in Hudson. This event promises to be a [...]

Hudson Garden Club to hold opening meeting

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – Hudson Garden Club's opening meeting will be Monday Sept. 15 at the Elk's Club on Park Street at 7 p.m. Sandra Meyers Cohen will be giving a hands-on demonstration and workshop on "The Language of Flowers." Attendees will make "Tussie Mussies" (miniature bouquets) with the theme of friendship. The cost of the project [...]

Garden selected as best along the rail trail

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – Hudson resident Ivo Matias stands in his garden, which borders the Assabet River Rail Trail (ARRT), after receiving an award for the nicest garden along the trail. This summer is the first time that ARRT has given out the award and hopes to continue the tradition in the coming years. Matias's garden was [...]

Rotary club raffle s of f gas card

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – Hudson Rotary Club is rafflin g of f a $1,000 Citgo gas card. It will be good at Parente Citgo in Hudson as well as any Citgo station. "With fuel costs being on everyone's mind, we've come up with a great way, call it a grand way, to help out," Hudson Rotary Club [...]

Helping ‘Jerry's Kids’

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – Hudson firefighter Rob O'Hare collects donations from passing motorists downtown for the annual "Fill the Boot" campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Locally, the drive took place Aug. 22. Since 1954, the firefighters' fund-raiser has brought in more than $300 million nationally for the charity.

Remembering disabled veterans

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – Disabled American Veteran Chapter 82 members Bill Higgins and Mike Flynn thank contributors LuAnne Fails and her daughter, Janelle Berte, as they participate in the "Forget-Me-Not" campaign, Aug. 22 at Wal-Mart. The fund-raiser benefits area disabled veterans and will continue at local merchants through Saturday Sept. 6.

Church to host Open House for the community

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Hudson will hold an Open House Sunday Sept. 7, starting at 8 a.m. The day will feature visitorfriendly demonstrations of the many programs that take place within the building. Examples include blood pressure screenings at the Open Door Free Health Clinic, a hearty lunch provided by Agape [...]

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