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Westborough mother runs for a cure

January 30th, 2012

Westborough resident Trish Reske hits the pavement to support Alzheimer's research.

Westborough – Trish Reske is a mother of four, a humanitarian, an award-winning freelance writer, a business owner and an eight-time Boston Marathon runner. On Monday, April 16, she will hit the pavement again, running alongside 28 other teammates from the “Alzheimer's Association Run for the Memory” in the 113th Boston Marathon.

Northborough police awarded re-accreditation

January 30th, 2012

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By Drew Bailey, Community Reporter Northborough -  ( l to r) Board of Selectmen Chair Jeff Amberson, Police Chief Mark Leahy, and Lt. William Lyver. The Northborough Police Department received an award for re-accreditation at the Andover Country Club yesterday. Accreditation, a voluntary process conducted by the department, gauges performance based on a strict set [...]

Marlborough sisters ski to silver

January 30th, 2012

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Marlborough – Marlborough sisters Kaya and Natalia Dorogi both finished the first ski race of the season with silver in their respective age divisions at Bradford Ski Area in Haverhill. The sisters, who are three years apart, also finished their last race of last year's season April 2, 2011, with silver medals at the New England Mountain Dew Championships at Mount Snow, Vt.

Playing games in Shrewsbury

January 30th, 2012

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The bar scene is not for many twenty-somethings. In fact, it can be very difficult for those young adults to get out and meet others in the same age bracket in a comfortable social setting. The Shrewsbury Public Library's young adult librarian and volunteer coordinator, Dan Barbour, had a solution – Game Night.

Hudson runner with late start to sport inspires as head coach

January 30th, 2012

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Hudson – James Martin didn's run track or cross-country or do other sports in high school. It wasn's until his sophomore year at Lasell College that the Hudson resident was egged into running for the school's cross-country team by his roommate. Martin laced up his shoes and completed his first race in just over 38 minutes for five miles. He was instantly hooked and turned into a successful athlete and team leader. After college, he helped start a Boston-area trail running club, joined the International Sky Running Federation (ISF), and he's now Lasell's head cross-country coach.

Thinking back on his start to running, Martin remembers cringing when he found out how long the race was. But that all changed

Dr. Larry Garber named “EHR Game Changer” by Health Data Management

January 30th, 2012

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Worcester – Dr. Larry Garber, an internist and the Medical Director for Informatics at Reliant Medical Group, has been named one of six recipients of the Health Data Management's “2011 EHR Game Changers” award. “We'se entered into an age where advanced electronic health records are becoming standard practice,” said Reliant's Chief Medical Officer Robin Richman, [...]

The C.A. picture of the day

January 30th, 2012

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Warming up with chilly tales Westborough – Young patrons of the Westborough Public Library Children's Room are amused by minstrel storyteller Mary Jo Maichack while attending her Jan. 14 performance of “Chilly Tales and Tunes.” In addition to listening to wintry stories and singing along with the performer, children got the chance to don costumes [...]

Fundraisers hope to eradicate rare disease

January 30th, 2012

Mothers Denise Summers (left) and Corrie Marino work together to raise research money to help find a cure for EB.  Ryan Summers (left) and Joseph Marino have been friends since they met on the first day of preschool.

Westborough – Joseph Marino is 5 years old – a rough and tumble kid, according to his mother, Corrie. He has a special friend named Ryan, who's a year younger. The boys met on the first day they attended preschool over a year ago and became buddies. But playing with Ryan requires special skills. Joseph has to be careful not to touch Ryan and to be extra gentle because Ryan was born with a skin condition known as junctional epidermolysis bullosa (EB).

Marlborough scholarship foundation to sell Super Bowl score squares

January 29th, 2012

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Marlborough – The Citizens Scholarship Foundation (CSF) of Marlborough Inc. has announced that the group is conducting its 3rd Annual Scholar Bowl Super Bowl Square Fundraiser. The fundraiser sells 100 Super Bowl Squares, with each square selling for $100. While 50 percent of the proceeds will go to the CSF General Scholarship Fund, the remaining [...]

American Cancer Society, UMass Memorial Medical Center to host “I Can Cope” seminar

January 29th, 2012

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Worcester – The American Cancer Society and UMass Memorial Medical Center will co-sponsor an “I Can Cope” cancer education program on money issues for cancer patients, their families and caregivers Wednesday, Feb. 8. The seminar will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Ambulatory Care Center, fourth floor conference room, at 55 Lake [...]

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