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Feeling over stimulated and loving it

April 24th, 2009

Well, the Obama stimulus package has finally hit central Massachusetts in a big way … and we are certainly loving the feeling out here. Finally, at last, the mini-vacation the real estate market has been enduring over the last few months is over, and it's back to work – and not a moment too soon. [...]

Shrewsbury candidates address voters

April 24th, 2009

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury voters participating in the Town Election Tuesday May 5 will be making decisions in the contested races for town moderator, selectmen and School Committee members. As we do before each election, the Community Advocate offered candidates in the contested races the opportunity to submit statements to our readers focusing on what traits [...]

Group to host Candidates’ Night

April 24th, 2009

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury League of Women Voters (SLWV) will host a Candidates' Night Tuesday April 28 at 7 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Town Hall. The event will feature forums for the three contested races in the following order: School Committee: Robin Snyder and Steve Levine Board of Selectmen: Jim Kane, Andy MacIsaac and Rashid [...]

Shrewsbury High community to ‘Remember Michael VonBehren’

April 24th, 2009

Shrewsbury – The "Remembering Michael VonBehren Scholarship" has been created to honor the memory and passion of Michael VonBehren, who was a member of the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Class of 2009. Mike was killed in December 2008 when he was hit by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 290. In the spirit of Mike's plans [...]

Students meet ‘April Fool’ author

April 24th, 2009

Shrewsbury – Floral Street School students (l to r) Matt Pouliot, Victoria Vargas, Daniel Vargas, Omar Nassri, Julianne Fay, Taylor Greene and Kailey Salmu get a chance to visit with award-winning children's author and illustrator Diane deGroat at the Floral Street School Literacy Night March 27. The author shared some of her books, including her [...]

Project Grad 2009 calls for volunteers

April 24th, 2009

Westborough – Project Grad 2009 will be held Saturday June 6. This overnight event will provide a safe environment for the Westborough High School Class of 2009 on graduation night. Organizers are in need of additional help with setup the day of and clean-up Sunday June 7. To volunteer, contact Jerri at jmilbank@me.com.

All-Nighter Committee asks for help from community

April 24th, 2009

Marlborough – Facing a budget shortfall caused by a drop in donations, the Marlborough High School (MHS) Senior All-Nighter Committee is sending out a plea for help to all parents of MHS students and to area businesses. "We are definitely feeling the eff ects of the economy," All-Nighter Committee Co- Chair Charlotte Bukowski said. "Donations [...]

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visits Peaslee School

April 24th, 2009

Northborough – Viola and Delia from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visit fifth-graders at Peaslee Elementary School in Northborough April 17 to teach them about the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery, one of the first of the great explorations undertaken by the United States. The visitors discussed various aspects of Lewis and Clark's [...]

Got candy?

April 24th, 2009

Shrewsbury – Madelyn and Will Stewich show off the candy "machine" that they helped create for the Spring Street School Fun Fair March 29. The children, along with their parents Bill and Kristin, used recycled items to build the machine, which dispensed candy to guests. The Fun Fair, which is hosted by the PTO, included [...]

Shrewsbury students participate in music festival

April 24th, 2009

Shrewsbury – According to the Shrewsbury School Music Department, the following Shrewsbury High School (SHS) students were selected for and participated in the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) 2009 All-State Music Festival: Chorus: Priyasha Chaturvedi, Brendon Freeman, Elizabeth Hepp, Erica Johnson, Ida Khojandpour, Eric Maxwell, Ryan Parshigian, Nick Porter, Hannah Rubin and Emily Suuberg; Band: [...]

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