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U.S. Marine Corps Pvt. Jesus A. Murillo Aguirre completes basic training

May 30th, 2012

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Marlborough – U.S. Marine Corps Pvt. Jesus A. Murillo Aguirre, son of Jackeline and Erwin Murillo of Marlborough, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally. Murillo Aguirre and fellow recruits began their training at 5 a.m., by [...]

Providence College awards undergraduate degrees to local residents

May 30th, 2012

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Region – Local residents were among over 900 students from Providence College who received undergraduate degrees during the College's Ninety-Fourth Commencement Exercises held May 20. Megan Corcoran, a resident of Westborough, received a bachelor's degree in Management, Cum Laude. Thomas McDonough, a resident of Westborough, received a bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Mathematics, Summa Cum [...]

Drumming up family fun

May 30th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – The Saucier family – (l to r) Wesley, 4, Frank, Karen and Calvin, 2 – keep the beat at the Drumming Circle offered May 25 by Shrewsbury Arts Alive (SAA) at the First Congregational Church. SAA is a new service of Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester. Led by Nan Kaipainen Gibbons, the [...]

Shrewsbury neighbors commemorate Memorial Day with a Block Party

May 30th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – A group of Shrewsbury neighbors kicked of the start of summer with a Memorial Day Block Party May 28. (Photos/Joyce DeWallace)

Hudson to hold “Master Plan” public kick-off meeting

May 30th, 2012

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Hudson – Residents are invited to share their thoughts on what the future of Hudson should be at a kick-off meeting to discuss the town's “Master Plan”. The meeting will be held in the Town Hall Auditorium, 78 Main Street, Monday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m. A Master Plan is a comprehensive long range plan [...]

Memorial service held for late Marlboro Airport owner Bob Stetson

May 30th, 2012

Bob Stetson, the owner of the Marlborough Airport, passed away suddenly on April 27.

Marlborough – The late G. Robert “Bob” Stetson was remembered May 26 at the First Church of Marlborough – Congregational. Stetson, who died suddenly April 27, was a retired engineer and had owned Marlborough Airport since 1999, when he purchased it from long-time owner Donald V. Lacouture.

The service was held on what would have been Stetson's 66th birthday.

Opening with the singing of “On Eagle's Wings,” the memorial service was attended by a crowd that nearly filled the church's sanctuary. Attendees came from Marlborough, surrounding towns, across the Northeast, and from national aviation organizations. Stetson had been very active in the flying community and dedicated himself to spreading his passion about aviation to the larger community. He was also a supporter of the Real World Design Challenge (http://www.realworlddesignchallenge.org/), and under his tutelage, Marlborough High School won the 2012 state competition, having designed and successfully computer-tested two airplanes.

Anthony J. DiPietro, 83

May 30th, 2012

Hudson – Anthony J. DiPietro, 83, died Monday, May 28, 2012 at UMass Memorial Healthcare, University Campus in Worcester. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Irene (Correa) DiPietro of Hudson. Anthony was born in Stow and raised in Hudson, son of the late Carmine and Rose (Rossetti) DiPietro. He was a self-employed [...]

Agnes B. DeFino, 103

May 30th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Agnes B. (Lynch) DeFino, 103, of Shrewsbury, died Thursday, May 24, 2012 at the Christopher House of Worcester, following an illness. She was the beloved wife of Frank E. DeFino Sr., who died in 1995. She was also predeceased by her two step sons, Frank E. DeFino Jr. and Robert M. DeFino; her [...]

The C.A. six tips of the day for May 30

May 30th, 2012

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Region – Today is Wednesday, May 30, the 151st day of 2012. If you didn's come through for your Mom a few weeks ago, here's another chance to make it up to her: today is Dia de las Madres (Mother's Day) in Nicaragua.

Northborough remembers fallen heroes

May 29th, 2012

Parade Chair Gerard W. Bourque and Army veteran Armand Charest lay a wreath at the World War II - Korean War - Vietnam War Memorial during the first of three ceremonies along the parade route.

  Northborough – Residents gathered in Northborough Monday 28 to honor the town's veterans with a parade and ceremonies at the war memorials. The day's events were organized by the American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234. (Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.)     ?

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