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Algonquin football defeats Hudson

October 3rd, 2015

Hudson’s Jesse Nemerowicz (#45) is pursued by Algonquin’s Colin Robinson (#20).

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the Hudson High School Hawks by a score of 21-7 in a game played Oct. 2. Billy Polymeros rushed for all three of Algonquin’s touchdowns and Evangelos Baltas was successful on all three extra point attempts.  Armel Conyers scored [...]

Public invited to hike new Westborough Trail

October 2nd, 2015

Gilmore Pond

Westborough – The public is invited to join Westborough Community Land Trust’s Marge Fisher to catch a lovely autumn view of Gilmore Pond Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1:30-3 p.m. Then the group will walk a new trail through wooded uplands and along stone walls to see the fall foliage in the Libbey/Wile forest before looping back.

Marlborough vocalist to perform with Aardvark Jazz Orchestra

October 2nd, 2015

Grace Hughes
photo/Erlyn Ordinario

Marlborough – Marlborough resident Grace Hughes, vocalist with the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, will perform in the band’s show of Jazz Americana Thursday, Oct. 8, at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston, kicking off Aardvark’s 43rd season and celebrating the band’s latest CD, “Deep River.” The club is located at Doubletree Guest Suites, 400 Soldiers Field Road. Admission: $25. Validated parking. For reservations and more information, call 617-562-4111 or visit www.scullersjazz.com.

Westborough motorcyclist rides over 10,000 miles from coast to coast

October 2nd, 2015

Michael Fitzpatrick

Westborough – When the odometer on Michael Fitzpatrick’s new Harley Davidson motorcycle hit 10,509 miles, he had checked off a big item on his bucket list: cruising cross country and back and then some. Fitzgerald, 53, left his home in Westborough July 29, and returned 36 days later.

Marlborough Heritage Day Festival postponed

October 1st, 2015

Marlborough – Due to the weather forecast, the 20th annual Heritage Day Festival in downtown Marlborough has been postponed to the weekend of Oct. 23-25.

Highlights include the Cushing Amusement Family Carnival, Oktoberfest, the Marlboro Main Street Mile Road Race, farmer’s market and the annual Chili/Chowder Challenge. Also featured will be a booth commemorating the Marlborough Historical Society’s 50th anniversary celebration with displays of historical items.

Selectmen support pay-as-you-throw waste disposal

October 1st, 2015

Northborough – With the town’s solid waste contract due to expire during the next fiscal year, selectmen Sept. 28 backed continuing the pay-as-you-throw program that’s been in place for over a decade.

Town Engineer Fred Litchfield came to the board seeking direction as he began to prepare next year’s budget. If the town was to make a major change, he said, now would be the time to begin that process.

Police receive grants for jail diversion, K9 programs

October 1st, 2015

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant asked the City Council to accept a grant in the amount of $135,000, awarded by the Department of Mental Health, at the Sept. 28 meeting. It will be used to continue funding the Police Department’s Jail Diversion Program (JDP), in conjunction with Advocates, Inc., for the next three fiscal years.

Fashionable additions planned for remembrance fundraiser

September 30th, 2015

(l to r) Kayley Fannon, George Larassa and Kate Flannigan lead the pack of last year’s high-heeled racers

Hudson – Fun, fashionable additions are planned for the fourth annual Miles and Smiles for Michaella, a 3.2-mile memorial walk scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning and ending at Morgan Bowl in Hudson. Proceeds go to the Michaella Walsh Libby Scholarship Fund, which is awarded to students who share her interest in community service or will major in a health-related field. Donations are also contributed to Kids Power and Students Helping Honduras (SHH).

Shrewsbury High girls’ cross country hopeful for strong season

September 30th, 2015

Shrewsbury High girls cross country 
Photo/John Orrell

Shrewsbury – With nearly 20 years of coaching runners at the high school level, Shrewsbury High (SHS) girls’ varsity cross-country coach Lisa Danielson has learned first and foremost that success is going to rest on two critical factors — preparation and peaking.

Grafton Recreation seeks local support for holiday celebration

September 30th, 2015

G Grafton Rec Dept logo rs

Grafton – The town of Grafton’s Recreation Commission has begun preparations for Grafton Celebrates the Holidays Sunday, Dec. 6. Each year, dozens of local businesses, churches and nonprofit organizations participate in this community-wide celebration with open houses, refreshments and special activities. In addition, the tree lighting and sing-a-long with Santa will take place on the [...]

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