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Shrewsbury mom/scientist, teaches science to preschoolers

March 24th, 2013

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Shrewsbury – Tejaswini Dalvi has a passion for physics, teaching, and getting kids excited about science. She is sharing that passion with preschoolers with the goal of sparking an interest in science that will continue throughout the youngsters” education experience. Tejaswini, wholives in Shrewsbury with her husband and son, has a PhD in physics and is a research scientist at Clark University in Worcester.

Egg Hunt to be held in Northborough

March 20th, 2013

Northborough – The Northboro Junior Woman's Club is sponsoring the 18th Annual Town Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at the Zeh School on Howard Street.? The egg hunt is free for children up to age seven. Residents are invited to bring their cameras for pictures with the Easter Bunny at 12:30 p.m. The [...]

Jewish Scout Shabbat celebrated in Westborough

March 16th, 2013

Scouts from around the region stand in front of a bookcase built by Jeffrey Saltzman (far left), a Scout from Troop 100 in Westborough,  as part of his Eagle project for the Beth Tikvah Synagogue.

Westborough – Scouts from around the region gathered at Beth Tikvah Synagogue in Westborough to celebrate the Jewish Scout Shabbat March 1. The event was organized by EJ Dotts, a member of the Jewish committee on scouting, district committee ,and Troop 100 in Westborough.

Flipping the switch from chemistry to art

March 13th, 2013

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Northborough- “This is like dessert; after you have done all of the work, I can sit here and I can soak it all in,” Northborough resident Phil Knudsen said about his recent career change.

Northborough Knights of Columbus to host St. Patrick's dinner

March 9th, 2013

Northborough – The St. Augustine Council #5724, Knights of Columbus (K of C) will be hosting a gala St. Patrick's dinner at St. Bernadette's Church, Route 20, Saturday, March 16, at 6 p.m. Tickets, which are $12 each, are available by contacting: Steve Rabideau, 508-393-0391; Tom at Lowe's Market, 508-393-6594, Joe McNamara, 508-393-8310; Merrill Dussault, [...]

Northborough Lions announce first annual peace poster art show

March 7th, 2013

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Northborough – Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. For 25 years, more than four million children from nearly 100 countries have participated in the contest. [...]

Province graduates from basic infantry training

March 1st, 2013

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Shrewsbury – Army Reserve Pvt. Ryan G. Province has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, Province received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.? Additional training included development [...]

Kristen Teague & Brian LeClair announce their engagement

February 22nd, 2013

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Westborough/Grafton – Kristen Teague and Brian LeClair have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Andrea J. Afshari of Westborough and Edward F. Teague of Grafton. She is a graduate of Worcester State University with a degree in Natural Science, and is a Staff Sargent in the Air National Guard. The groom-to-be is [...]

Big band music attracts ageless appeal

February 21st, 2013

Band leader Dan Gabel performs at a Valentine's Dance, held Feb. 15 at Acacia at Indian Meadows. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Westborough – Big band music fans who missed the Valentine's Dance held Feb. 15 at Acacia at Indian Meadows have more chances to catch performances by Dan Gabel and the Abletones. They will entertain at that location the first Friday of each month beginning March 1 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Local Rotary clubs hope to offer comfort to families of preemies

February 8th, 2013

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Region – When a baby is born prematurely, parents often experience a host of emotions including anxiety, fear and depression. While they of course want to be by their little one's side, that is not always possible, especially when the hospitalization is, as is often in cases of preemies, quite lengthy. But now parents whose babies are patients in the UMass Memorial Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Worcester have another way to stay in touch when they can's be there in person ?a special web camera that allows them to see their child via real-time video.

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