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Westborough: American Red Cross blood drive

October 24th, 2014

Westborough – An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St. This blood drive is open to the public, and residents from all surrounding towns are invited to participate. Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors are [...]

Westborough: St. Stephen’s Parish holds Fall Festival

October 24th, 2014

Westborough – All are invited to the Fall Festival at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 3 John St., Westborough, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, Christmas items, used books, used jewelry, and fresh baked goods for sale. There will be a basket raffle with [...]

Edna F. Nordheim, 86, of Hudson

October 24th, 2014


Hudson – Edna F. Nordheim, 86, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 after a brief period of failing health. She was born in Newton, the daughter of the late Frank C. and Anna May (Palmer) Nordheim, and lived in Marlborough and Hudson since moving here in 1968. Ms. Nordheim was a United States Navy veteran of [...]

Antoinette M. Abrams, 82, of Marlborough

October 24th, 2014

Marlborough – Antoinette M. “Toni” (Scerra) Abrams, 82, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 after a long period of failing health. She was the wife of George Abrams, who died in 1972. They were married for 27 years. She was born in Marlborough, the daughter of the late Dominic and Mary (Grasso) Scerra, and lived here [...]

Alfred T. Cabral, 89, of Hudson

October 24th, 2014

Obit Alfred T. Cabral

Hudson – Alfred T “Al” Cabral passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. He was 89 years old. Born in 1925, Al, affectionately and respectfully known as “The Chief,” was a lifelong resident of Hudson and the son of the late Jose and Merces (Nunes) Cabral. Al was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor [...]

Diane T. Kittredge, 71, of Worcester

October 24th, 2014

Worcester – Diane T. (Bonin) Kittredge, 71, of Worcester, formerly of Marlborough, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at her home. Born and raised in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Marion (Brunelle) Bonin Zamerelli. A graduate of Marlborough High School, Diane had been employed at the former Jordan Marsh Co. [...]

Evelyn L. Gasparoni, 87, of Marlborough

October 24th, 2014


Marlborough – Evelyn L. (Yuoska) Gasparoni, 87, of Marlborough, died peacefully at her home Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Julio P. Gasparoni who died in 1992. She was born, raised, and educated in Marlborough, the daughter of the late Michael and Bessie Yuoska. She was [...]

‘Raising Healthy Teens’ presentation to be held at Hudson High School

October 24th, 2014

Hudson – The Hudson Youth Substance Abuse Prevention initiative will present “Community Conversations: Raising Healthy Teens,” Tuesday, Oct. 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Hudson High School, 69 Brigham St. A panel discussion will be hosted by State Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow and facilitated by Dr. Jodi Fortuna, superintendent of Hudson Public Schools. The purpose of this [...]

Arlene M. Menendez, 88, of Shrewsbury

October 24th, 2014

Obit Arlene M. Menendez

Shrewsbury – Arlene M. (O’Connell) Menendez, 88, longtime Shrewsbury resident, died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 in St. Vincent Hospital after an illness. She leaves her two sons, Joseph D. Menendez and his wife Paula of West Boylston and Roy E. Menendez and his wife Melissa of Worcester, and three adored granddaughters, Lisa, Sara, and [...]

Ashland: Doc Film & Discussion Series explores ‘The Evolution of Human Nutrition’

October 24th, 2014

Ashland – The Ashland Documentary Film & Discussion Series will present a symposium on film, “The Evolution of Human Nutrition, Part 3,” Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 7-9 p.m., in the Community Room of the Ashland Library, 66 Front St. Admission is free, and viewers are invited to stay for discussion.   The University of California [...]

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