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Filling the boot for charity

September 26th, 2008

Westborough – Westborough Fire Department firefighters (l to r) Ryan O'Connor and Carl Roche collect money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Sept. 20 at E.L. Harvey and Sons Waste and Recycling Managers' landfill on Route 135. Other firefighters were stationed at B.J.'s Warehouse on Route 9 and Stop and Shop. The "Fill the Boot" campaign [...]

Spectrum to host Golf Classic

September 26th, 2008

Westborough – Spectrum Health Systems Inc. has announced that its seventh annual Golf Classic will be held Monday Oct. 6. The charity event will be held at Kettle Brook Golf Club in Paxton, proceeds to benefit Spectrum's Substance Abuse Treatment services and the expansion of Women and Children's Center in Westborough. Kevin Giblin of Brendon [...]

Local student wins science award

September 26th, 2008

Westborough – Jamie B. Becker of Westborough, a graduate student in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, concentrating in speech-language pathology, was awarded the program's Speech Science Scholarship Award based on academic achievement for the spring semester.

Cultural Council announces deadline for local grant application

September 26th, 2008

Hudson – The Hudson Cultural Council has announced that Wednesday Oct. 15 is the deadline for individuals, schools, community groups and cultural organizations to apply for funding to support activities in the arts, humanities and interpretative sciences in the community. The Hudson Cultural Council (HCC), consisting of volunteers from Hudson, receives money each year from [...]

Hudson field hockey: seniorladen, but not experienced

September 26th, 2008

Hudson – Seniors and inexperience. It's not a combination that often goes together, but it is the conundrum that faced Hawks field hockey coach Kathy Ekdahl entering this season. "We're an older team, but we're not a real experienced team," Ekdahl said. "I have a lot of seniors, 15, and seven were starters last year, [...]

Splitting the defense

September 26th, 2008

Marlborough – Marlborough High School forward Bruno Bonicantro (center) knifes between Quabbin Regional defenders Kyle O'Connell (left) and Shawn Gareau on his way to the goal in the boys soccer game played between the schools Sept. 16. Marlborough won the game, 6-0, in large part to the efforts of Bonicantro, who scored three goals and [...]

Algonquin way’ pays dividends for field hockey team

September 26th, 2008

Northborough/Southborough – Coming off a disappointing 5-10-3 season in which her team did not qualify for postseason play, Algonquin Regional High School senior field hockey captain Molly Wraight had a suggestion about how to possibly turn the Tomahawks' fortunes around when she met with her coach, Dan Welty, and her fellow captains, Kay Clark, Katie [...]

Breaking away

September 26th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High running back Hunter Beckmann (No. 2) breaks away from a pack of North Middlesex defenders during his 63-yard touchdown run during the game between the teams Sept. 19 at Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury won the game, 48-17. The Colonials were led by quarterback Nate Theodoss, who threw for a pair of scores – [...]

Arts Alliance starts up fall programs

September 26th, 2008

Hudson – The picturesque landscapes of New England in the fall inspire artists all over the world. As professional artists leave their studios to explore the fall foliage, so do the students in the Arts Alliance's after-school enrichment programs. The after-school programs, which are held in Hudson schools, are open to students in all of [...]

School Committee sets goals for current year

September 26th, 2008

Shrewsbury – With the school year underway, the Shrewsbury School Committee gave its final approval on the goals for 2008-2009 at its Sept. 17 meeting. It was far from the first time the committee had seen the proposed goals, however. "It's been a shared process," committee Chair Mark Murray said. "We've worked with all the [...]

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