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Real estate ads, February 27th edition

March 1st, 2015

Real Estate

Here are the real estate ads for the February 27th edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Classified ads, February 27 edition

March 1st, 2015

community advocate

Here are the classified ads for the February 27th edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Two storms predicted for region in next few days

February 28th, 2015

Region – It is hard to believe that we are waiting for yet another plowable snow storm to visit central Massachusetts with the beautiful day in progress today. This is the kind of day some of the old timers referred to as a “weather breeder”. Clear blue skies and light winds are allowing temperatures to moderate a bit and help to melt a little of our deep snow cover. Our temperatures will top out in the low to mid 30s today, and this feels like a heat wave after the severe cold of recent weeks.

Marlborough basketball advances in playoffs

February 28th, 2015

Marlborough’s Owen Cappadona (#4) flies through the air as he goes up to shoot as Medfield’s John Madej (#35) looks on.

Marlborough – The number 1 seeded Marlborough High School Panthers boys basketball team easily defeated the number 8 seed Medfield Warriors by a score of 68-47 in a Central Mass. Division 2 quarter final playoff game, Feb. 27.

Metrowest Princess Boutique seeks gown donations for prom-goers

February 28th, 2015

Marlborough – In partnership with the Marlborough Junior Women’s Club, Marlborough High School (MHS), 431 Bolton St., will host this year’s Metrowest Princess Boutique from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7. The annual boutique helps qualified girls attend the prom by easing the financial burden for them and their families. All items – [...]

WCLT announces Earth Day Essay Contest and scholarships

February 28th, 2015

Westborough – The Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) announced two scholarships of $1,000 each, to be awarded to the winners of its annual Earth Day Essay Contest. This contest is open to all graduating Westborough High School (WHS) seniors, as well as to graduating seniors who reside in Westborough but attend a different high school. [...]

Central Mass Club Lacrosse, Holy Cross give back

February 28th, 2015

Central Mass. Club Lacrosse and Holy Cross women’s lacrosse work to help stock a local food pantry. (l to r) Holy Cross lacrosse player Sophia Agostinelli, Joe Kacevitch, Stephanie Ridolfi and Holy Cross player Maddie Ward. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough/Southborough – When Southborough resident Joe Kacevitch is not working as the New England territory manager for Shaw Sports Turf, he can likely be found on a local lacrosse field. Kacevitch founded the Northborough-Southborough Girls’ Youth Lacrosse Program 13 years ago and has since partnered with Holy Cross Head Coach Stephanie Ridolfi to create Central Mass Club Lacrosse. Together, Kacevitch and Ridolfi have made an impact on as well as off the field, recently working with athletes and their families to help stock the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Commerce Bank and employees donate $95,000 to United Way of Central Mass.

February 28th, 2015

Commerce Bank presents the United Way of Central Massachusetts with a check for $95,000. Pictured (l to r) are Commerce Bank President and CEO Brian Thompson, Commerce Bank Product Manager Peter Rawinski, United Way Relationship Manager Doreen Thornburg, Commerce Bank Senior Vice President Michael Roy, and United Way President and CEO Timothy Garvin. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Commerce Bank recently presented the United Way of Central Massachusetts with a check for $95,000, representing the donation by the Bank and its employees from their 2014 fundraising campaign. “The United Way of Central Massachusetts is humbled and awed by the generosity of the employees of Commerce Bank and by the example Commerce [...]

Letter to the editor: Kane’s insight and experience makes her the best candidate

February 28th, 2015


To the Editor: I am writing to voice my enthusiastic support for Hannah Kane as the next state representative of Shrewsbury and Westborough. I have had the opportunity to observe and work with several past representatives in my former roles on the Westborough Board of Selectman and School Committee and Hannah, in my opinion, is [...]

Letter to the Editor: Kane the right choice for state rep

February 28th, 2015


To the Editor: Hannah Kane is a Republican that will cross party lines if it means getting things accomplished. As an Independent voter, I am encouraging everyone, regardless of party labels, to cast their vote for Hannah. Many times over she has proven her value, her capabilities and her commitment to our community. She is [...]

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