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All Stars raise $28,000 for Dana-Farber, the Jimmy Fund

September 28th, 2012

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Westborough – The Westborough 10-year-old All Stars raised more than $28,000 for cancer care and research as part of the 2012 Jimmy Fund Little League Program. Over the past 25 years, more than $3.3 million has been raised through the Jimmy Fund Little League Program by dedicated little leaguers throughout New England to support adult [...]

Local composer, performer receives numerous awards

September 28th, 2012

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Marlborough – Marlborough resident Mark Berger has been named a semi-finalist in the nationwide Rapido! Composition Contest. This “quick fire” composition contest (modeled after the 48-hour film contest format) challenges composers of all levels from all 50 states to compose a short chamber work in a 14-day period. Boston Musica Viva will perform Berger's entry, [...]

Summer campers visit local business

September 28th, 2012

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Southborough – Sarah Boush, 8, and Gabby Leuck, 7, sprinkle cinnamon on dessert crostini while on a field trip to the Culinary Underground School for Home Cooks. They were among the participants in Kids Klub, a summer camp offered by Southborough Recreation for children entering grades two through five. Supervised by physical education teacher Tiffany [...]

Aspiring star from Shrewsbury pursues his dream

September 28th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Andrew (“AC”) Cosenza has been writing comedy skits for as long as he can remember. He would put on costumes, prepare scripts and entertain family – or anyone else willing to watch. In 1999, Cosenza finally took his passion to the next level, and managed to secure a slot on Shrewsbury public access channel for his own television show.

Flashback Friday

September 28th, 2012

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- Shrewsbury – In honor of this week's Spirit of Shrewsbury festivities, this week's Flashback Friday photo is this great one of the town's residents decked out their finery at the Promenade at the White City Amusement Park, circa 1917. (Photo courtesy of the Shrewsbury Historical Society)

The C.A. six tips of the day for Sept. 28

September 28th, 2012

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Region – Today is Friday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2012.

On this day in 1941, the man many consider the greatest Red Sox player of all time, Ted Williams, increased his batting average to .406. “Teddy Ballgame” was the last man to hit over .400 – he ranks #24 overall on players with the highest averages.

Southborough's Rock monitors trees

September 27th, 2012

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Southborough – Dick Rock, senior equipment operator and tree warden at the Southborough Department of Public Works, says there's no such thing as a typical day on the job, “You gotta be pretty versatile to work here…you’re not doing the same thing every day.” The tree warden is responsible for monitoring all the trees on [...]

Young library patrons say, “Goodbye, Miss Linda!”

September 27th, 2012

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Shrewsbury – After 14 years at the Shrewsbury Public Library, Linda Johnson Dashnaw will retire as head of children's services. She recalled leading her last Children's Room Story Time the first day of school.

Shrewsbury and Marlborough to host “Prescription Drug Take Back Day”

September 27th, 2012

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Shrewsbury/Marlborough – Shrewsbury and Marlborough officials have announced that respective municipalities will be taking part in the Drug Enforcement Administration's “Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” this Saturday, Sept. 26. The event will be held in Shrewsbury 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave. It is sponsored by the Shrewsbury Board [...]

Westborough has new emergency notification system

September 27th, 2012

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Westborough – The town now has a new way to relay emergency and/or important information to residents, thanks to a grant that was recently awarded to the Board of Health (BOH).

At the Board of Selectmen's Sept. 25 meeting Paul McNulty, the director of public health for the BOH said that his department has recently obtained an AM Radio Notification system. The new equipment was purchased through a grant from the Region 2 (Worcester County) Public Health Preparedness Coalition, he said.

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