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Football and cheerleading sign-ups

May 21st, 2013

Region-There's one month left to register for the 2013 Northboro/Southboro Youth Football and Cheer program for boys and girls in grades K-8. The registration deadline is June 30. Football registrations will be accepted for the first 24 registrants per team, with the subsequent registrations put on a wait list.Visit www.jrthawks.com to register.

Historical Society performance examines justice

May 21st, 2013

Marlborough-The Marlborough Historical Society will again welcome performer Stephen Collins, Tuesday, May 28, at 7 p.m. at Christopher Heights of Marlborough, 99 Pleasant St. The performance piece, titled “The Search for Justice,” will examine issues of social, political, and religious justice. It will explore questions such as: Can justice be defined, or is it just [...]

Living in a “dry” town

May 21st, 2013

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Region – As homeowners prepare to awaken their lawns after a long winter, there is one unwelcome sign of spring in the air – water bans. Many local communities, including Marlborough, Shrewsbury, and Westborough, have already initiated mandatory water restrictions. And unless Mother Nature cooperates, it appears that it might be a long, dry, spring [...]

Will a “downsize” be the right size?

May 21st, 2013

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Shrewsbury ?In October 2012 voters denied a plan that would have approved funds for a 43,000-square library renovation and expansion that would have been combined with monies from a state library grant. Proponents are now hoping that a scaled-down proposal will meet the approval of voters this year. After the project was scaled down to [...]

Serving up a decision

May 21st, 2013

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Northborough/Southborough – Ever since the 2006 completion of the Algonquin Regional High School renovation/reconstruction project, Northborough and Southborough have been going back and forth about how much each town should receive of the $36 million in state reimbursement funds. Given two approaches – one based on the regional contract's cost break-down, which depends on relative [...]

Quilts for a cause

May 21st, 2013

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Shrewsbury-Fifteen members of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church have been busy again this year making and tying quilts. A total of 60 quilts were made, nearly 20 more than last year's total. Fifteen quilts have been donated to Lutheran World Relief (LWR). The other 45 have been donated to Lutheran Social Services of New England (LSS) [...]

Kids go fishing

May 21st, 2013

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Marlborough – Megan O’Leary casts out while attending Marlborough Fish & Game Association's annual Kids Fishing Derby, held May 19 at the club's pond with over 500 trout stocked. The longtime tradition was open to club members’ children and grandchildren up to age 14. Prizes were awarded in various age categories. Each participant went home [...]

An afternoon cruise

May 21st, 2013

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Shrewsbury – Elisabeth Daniels and Ursula Piazza check under the hood of a Chevy Camaro at the Car Show, held May 18 at the Italian American Victory Club parking lot. Classic and vintage vehicles were displayed. Festivities continued inside with an evening Sock Hop. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Kids honor “Drew's Dream”

May 21st, 2013

Brady, 17-months-old, sits on the firetruck with his new friend, Shrewsbury firefighter Brendan Palumbo.

Shrewsbury -The Shrewsbury Municipal Highway Garage was filled with the sound of happy chatter and laughter May 18 as children took the opportunity to climb on a variety of town vehicles.

The occasion, “Kids” Equipment Day, Featuring Drew's Dream,” was a fundraising event held in memory of the late Andrew “Drew” Stevens, who passed away in 2012 at age four. Monies raised at the event will be used to purchase a fire truck play structure and make the current playground at the Parker Road Preschool, where Drew was a student, accessible to children with special needs and mobility issues.

Assabet Valley inducts honorees to “Hall of Achievement”

May 21st, 2013

The 2012-2013 Hall of Achievement inductees (l to r) are Andrew McDonald, Edward Hajduk, Catherine Mogavero, James Lambert, John Pawlika, Jonathan Williams. (Photo/submitted)

Region-Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School recently inducted seven new honorees to the Hall of Achievement. This initiative was started in 2010, with the induction of seven recipients. In 2011, nine more were added, and in 2012, there were 12 recipients. The purpose of the Assabet Valley Hall of Achievement is to recognize and honor [...]

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