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Westborough: Civic Club presents annual Fishing Challenge

April 17th, 2015

Westborough – As part of the town’s Spring Festival celebrations, the Westborough Civic Club is again sponsoring the free annual Fishing Challenge at Sandra Pond Reservoir, Minute Man Park, Upton Road. This will be the eighth year of the club fully funding this event, which is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 2, with fishing [...]

Stow: FPC presents ‘Diet and Health: A Progress Report’

April 17th, 2015

Stow – First Parish Church of Stow & Acton will present the hour-long video “Diet and Health: A Progress Report,” by Walter Willett, M.D., Wednesday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m., in its Community Room. After the presentation, one of Dr. Willett’s graduate students will be available via Skype to answer questions about the presentation and [...]

Ashland: Doc Film & Discussion Series explores ‘Conservation of Energy’

April 17th, 2015

Ashland – The Ashland Documentary Film & Discussion Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Library, will the present The Mechanical Universe: Conservation of Energy (60 min) Tuesday, April 28, from 7-9 p.m., in the Community Room of the Ashland Library, 66 Front St. Admission is free, and people of all ages are welcome. [...]

Shrewsbury: SELCO to sponsor town-wide Arbor Day celebration

April 17th, 2015

Shrewsbury – SELCO will hold its annual Arbor Day celebration Saturday, April 25, from 8:30-11 a.m., at the Shrewsbury Town Common. SELCO will be giving away 750 free trees to Shrewsbury residents who are SELCO customers. Bring a SELCO bill or other identification proving Shrewsbury residency. Seedling quantities are limited and will be distributed on [...]

Bill Duke, 70, of Shrewsbury

April 17th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Bill Duke now knows peace and in heaven has been freed from the paralysis of Alzheimer’s disease. Bill died Thursday, April 16, 2015 after a long and valiant struggle with the dreaded disease that too many have been affected by in life. While the disease may have robbed him of his memory and [...]

Leon L. Spector, 86, of Southborough

April 17th, 2015

Southborough – Leon L. Spector, 86, of Southborough, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northborough. Born in Rhode Island, he was the son of the late Erving and Bertha (Lubin) Spector and the husband of the late Gertrude B. (Freedman) Spector, who died in 2009. A travel agent, [...]

Musician shares his imagination and love of books at Kane Elementary

April 16th, 2015

T-Bone (Tom Stankus) delights the students at the Kane School with his stories and singing.

Marlborough – The moment Tom Stankus, known as “T-Bone,” started playing his ukulele, the students at the Francis J. Kane Elementary School were immediately under his spell. He delighted the students and teachers with his magnetic personality, witty sense of humor and songs about reading as a journey.

Northborough Night at Worcester Bravehearts

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – Northborough Helping Hands Association (NHHA) is offering group discount tickets to the Worcester Bravehearts baseball game vs. the Pittsfield Suns Wednesday, June 24, at 7:05 p.m. Fireworks will follow the game. Grandstand tickets are $4 each and must be preordered before Thursday, April 30. The game is played at Hanover Insurance Park at [...]

Donations wanted for Northborough Garden Club plant sale

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club is now accepting donations of perennials from community members’ gardens through Thursday, May 28. If you have plants to donate, fill out the form at www.NorthboroughGardenClub.com or call 508-351-9373. The annual plant sale will be held Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Ellsworth-McAfee Park on Route [...]

Vendors wanted for First Parish Church fair

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – The First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church is seeking vendors for its Memorial Day Fair and Craft Fair to be held Monday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a $20 set up fee, vendors will be given a 12- by 12-foot space. Vendors must supply their own tables and tent. No [...]

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