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Everybody loves Northborough’s Applefest Parade

September 20th, 2014

The parade's grand marshal, Arthur Cole
Photo/Jeff Slovin

Northborough – The Applefest Parade drew lots of Northborough residents and visitors to downtown Sept. 20, the second of the three-day 24th annual fall festival. Among the participants was the parade’s grand marshal, Arthur Cole, as well as town officials, political candidates, and representatives of schools, organizations and businesses. Several honored the late Spc. Brian  [...]

“Free money’ up for grabs at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival

September 20th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union will have a “Cash Wind Machine” at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival Town Expo Saturday, Sept. 27.  The festival will be held at the Oak Middle School, 45 Oak St. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Four lucky individuals will have the chance to win up to $250 [...]

Spotlight Athlete: Connor Troio

September 20th, 2014

By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Shrewsbury High School Sport: Baseball Coach: Lee Diamantopoulous Notable Stat: Finished third in batting in the Midland A Conference with a .426 average. What are your earliest baseball memories? “My earliest baseball memory was playing tee-ball with some of my best friends.” Which coach or parent really encouraged you [...]

Keamy Eye & Laser Centre: Westborough office offers new dry eye treatment, cosmetic procedures

September 20th, 2014

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By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Business name: Keamy Eye & Laser Centre Address: 24 Lyman St., Westborough Owner: Dr. Jean E. Keamy, M.D. Contact Information: 508-836-8733 www.seemedrkeamy.com   What does Keamy Eye & Laser Centre focus on? “This is our tenth anniversary; I started in 2004,” said Dr. Jean Keamy, a board-certified ophthalmologist. “My expertise is treating people with medical [...]

Spotlight Athlete: Matt Bonollo

September 20th, 2014

By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Shrewsbury High School Sport: Football Coach: John Aloisi Notables: Voted Team Captain for the 2014 season What are your earliest football memories? “I started playing football in seventh grade. I remember trying to get down to the weight limit so I can play with other seventh graders, but I [...]

Local Elite Academy dancers dream of the stage

September 20th, 2014

Shrewsbury- Dreams of dancing on Broadway and Radio City Music Hall may some day be a reality for two young and talented dancers from Elite Academy of Dance.

Lakeway district businesses come together to benefit community

September 19th, 2014

Shrewsbury – In the early 2000s, the town of Shrewsbury and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MDOT) began improvements along Route 9, creating medians, sidewalks and crosswalks, planting trees and plants, and doing utility work.

Classified ads, September 19 edition

September 19th, 2014

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Here are the classified ads for the September 19 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Shrewsbury rapper follows his passion

September 19th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – You might think you know Alex Napoleon. Many people would recognize him through his day job as the manager of Tatnuck Bookseller in Westborough. On a casual basis, he appears conservative and reserved; one would hardly suspect his insatiable passion for music, a passion so deep it consumes him. Napoleon is a rapper, a white, buttoned-up, suburban rapper…and he is very, very good.

Shrewsbury rapper follows his passion

September 19th, 2014

SH A Napolean_crop

Shrewsbury- You might think you know Alex Napoleon. Many people would recognize him through his day job as the manager of Tatnuck Bookseller in Westborough. On a casual basis, he appears conservative and reserved; one would hardly suspect his insatiable passion for music, a passion so deep it consumes him. Napoleon is a rapper, a white, buttoned-up, suburban rapper…and he is very, very good.

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