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Shrewsbury: Cruzzin’ Dreams cruise night at Hebert Candy Mansion

July 31st, 2015

Shrewsbury – Cruzzin’ Dreams cruise night will be featuring all cars year 2000 and newer (all other cars are still welcome to participate) Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5-8 p.m., at the Hebert Candy Mansion, 575 Hartford Tpke. (Route 20), Shrewsbury. Come take a look at the polished cars 2000 and newer. Observe the engines, interior [...]

Shrewsbury: ‘Favorite Cartoon’ boat parade on Lake Quinsigamond

July 31st, 2015

Shrewsbury – The Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association will be presenting a “Favorite Cartoon” boat parade Saturday, Sept. 5. Starting at 2 p.m. at the Donahue Rowing Center, the parade will proceed south to the islands, circle around, and head north, finishing at the Donahue Rowing Center.   Prizes will be awarded for best decorated and [...]

Citizenship assistance offered to local immigrants

July 31st, 2015

( l to r) Attorney Antonio Masso Viana; Pastor Robert Paiva, senior pastor at Rivers of Living Water International Ministry Mirav;  Elizabeth J. Pimentel, MIRA citizenship program manager;  State Rep.  Carmine Gentile, D-Sudbury; State Sen. Jaime Eldridge, D-Acton; Llma Paixao, WSRO general manager; and Ines Soares, coordinator of consular planning at the Brazilian Consulate in Boston.

Marlborough – “My son says he is a full American and I am only a half-American,” said Valdicia Joly, expressing her desire to become a U. S. citizen to a volunteer at a citizenship clinic held July 18. The native of Brazil married a resident of Cumberland, R.I., 15 years ago and has lived there with him and their three children since.

Shrewsbury: Spirit of Shrewsbury presents open cruise night

July 31st, 2015

Shrewsbury – In the lead up to the Spirit of Shrewsbury 2015, to be celebrated Sept. 25-27, Cruzzin’ Dreams, an open cruise night (no special cars featured) will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, from 5-8 p.m., at the Hebert Candy Mansion, 575 Hartford Tpke. (Route 20).   Free, with donations gladly accepted to run cruise [...]

Southborough: Teen crafternoon at Southborough Library

July 31st, 2015

Southborough – The next teen crafternoon at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St., will be held Thursday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. The teens will be doing Sewing with Mandy Roberge.   The program is limited to the first 12 teenage participants. No registration required. Call the library at 508-485-5031 for more information. The program [...]

Southborough: Library hosts forum with elected officials

July 31st, 2015

Southborough – Join the Southborough Library  for an open forum Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 6:30-8 p.m., with State Senator Jamie Eldridge, State Representative Carolyn Dykema, and Wade Blackman, the Constituent Services Representative for Congresswoman Katherine Clark. This is a unique opportunity to meet and speak with your representatives. They will discuss the legislation they are [...]

Southborough: Library holds Welcome to Kindergarten Party

July 31st, 2015

Southborough – The Southborough Library, 25 Main St., will be holding a special party Thursday, Aug. 20, at 2:30 p.m., for children entering Kindergarten in September. The kids will hear fun stories, make a craft, and have a treat.   Space is limited and registration required. Call the library at 508-485-5031 or stop by the [...]

City children welcomed to region

July 31st, 2015

The Holden family welcomes eight-year-old Zamiya to their home.

By Julie Shamgochian, Contributing Writer Northborough- Central Massachusetts families gathered July 16 at the St. Rose of Lima Parish anticipating the afternoon arrival of 29 New York City children, who were due to spend some time in the region courtesy of the Fresh Air Fund. Host families held colorful homemade signs as conversations about the [...]

Southborough: Library wraps up Summer Reading program

July 31st, 2015

Southborough – Summer Reading at Southborough Library will be wrapping up Thursday, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m., with comic mime Robert Rivest and Every Hero has a Story. Come and have some fun!   The Southborough Library is located at 25 Main St. For more information, call 508-485-5031.    

Westborough: Harpist Rebecca Swett to perform at Tatnuck Bookseller

July 31st, 2015

Westborough – Rebecca Swett, harpist, will present an afternoon of music from classical to pop Saturday, Sept. 26, from 1-2:30 p.m., in the event room at Tatnuck Bookseller.   She was born in Hartford, Conn., where she began studying the harp at the age of 10. Upon moving to Boston, she continued her studies at [...]

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