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Shrewsbury: Celestial Stitchers Chapter meets

December 19th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Embroiderers, learn new stitching skills and techniques or just enjoy some time to stitch with new friends as the Celestial Stitchers Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America meets Thursday, Jan. 8, at 6:30 p.m., at the Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St. Visitors and stitchers at all levels are welcome.   [...]

Lucille Y. Cooney, 87, of Marlborough

December 19th, 2014

Marlborough – Lucille Y. (Boisvert) Cooney, 87, of Marlborough, died peacefully at her home Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. She was the wife of the late Bernard M. Cooney, who died in 1992. Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Clara (Despres) Boisvert.  She graduated from high school in Lowell, later [...]

Algonquin boys’ hockey honors fallen soldier at tournament

December 18th, 2014

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Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys’ ice hockey team lost in overtime 3-2 to the Wachusett Regional High School Mountaineers in the opening game of the Borough’s Cup Dec. 17.

Algonquin came from behind to tie up the game 2-2 on a goal by senior Paul Luongo with 0:57 left in regulation play. Connor Bernard scored in overtime to secure the win for Wachusett

Tournament continues Mark Fidrych’s passion for helping his community and beyond

December 18th, 2014

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Northborough – This summer, a softball tournament continuing Mark Fidrych’s commitment to special needs children and adults raised $55,000.

The Mark Fidrych Foundation now is planning its fifth annual Make Your Mark Softball Tournament for Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at the Memorial and Casey fields on East Main Street, according to Fidrych’s widow, Ann.

Northborough chorus still singing strong after four decades

December 18th, 2014

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Northborough – The Northborough Area Community Chorus (NACC), under the direction of Anthony J. Volpe of Westborough with accompanist David Rose of Shrewsbury, is in its 43rd season.

Brig. General Kenneth H. Pascoe, 83, formerly of Westborough

December 18th, 2014

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January 25, 1931 – December 4, 2014 Westborough – Kenneth H. Pascoe, 83, of Tequesta, Fla. and Laconia, N.H., formerly of Westborough and Watertown, passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. He was born Jan. 25, 1931 in Newton, the twin son of Clifford F. and Ethel (Harding) Pascoe, and was [...]

Happy holidays and prosperous 2015!

December 18th, 2014

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, 508-934-9818 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
I want to wish you all a happy holiday season and prosperous new year! As I look back, the 2014 real estate market showed signs the market is back! Our housing inventories have decreased and buyers are looking for new inventory, indicating that 2015 will be a robust and great year for real estate.

English Conversation Circle at Shrewsbury Library awarded grant

December 17th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The English Conversation Circle program at the Shrewsbury Library has procured a $4,000 discretionary grant from the Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF) to help continue the program through 2015. The library has been offering the program since 2010 and for the third consecutive year has been the recipient of a GWCF grant. The [...]

Webster Five Cents Savings Bank hires new business banking executives

December 17th, 2014

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Region – Webster Five Cents Savings Bank has hired a five new employees as part of the business banking team. Russell Dye was hired as vice president and team leader in commercial lending. Bringing over 30 years of experience in the banking industry, Russ will be responsible for generating new business and managing customer relationships [...]

Happy ending to story of lost wedding ring

December 17th, 2014

Brian Ramsey returning Annie Rose Traiforos’ ring at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Westborough – Annie Rose Traiforos, a nurse at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough, was scraping the ice off of her car in the parking lot on the day after Thanksgiving when her wedding ring slipped from her finger into the snow. “I tried to find it but I wasn’t able to because of the heavy [...]

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