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Local news reporter brings energy to Worcester News Tonight

September 19th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Ana Bottary will be a familiar face to anyone who watches Worcester News Tonight on Charter TV 3, the local television station in Worcester. Bottary, a Shrewsbury resident, joined the news team as a general assignment reporter in March 2014 after working as a news reporter for WAGM-TV in Presque-Isle, Maine.

Spag’s calendar raises funds for Shrewsbury Rotary Club

September 19th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Residents throughout central Massachusetts have countless memories of shopping at Spag’s, the pioneer discount department store on Route 9 from 1934 to 2004. Some memories are captured by photographs and informative captions in the 2015 Shrewsbury Rotary Club Calendar, dedicated to Spag’s and its owner Anthony “Spag” Borgatti (1916–1996).

Shrewsbury High alumnus knew he could dance since age 3

September 19th, 2014

Shrewsbury – It was an exciting year for Nick Silverio after graduating from Shrewsbury High School (SHS) in 2013. He studied business as a freshman at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania while performing with its Arts House Dance Company. After auditioning in Philadelphia, he earned a ticket to Los Angeles to compete on the 11th season of FOX-TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance?’”

Mud, monsters and medals at Ski Ward

September 19th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Where can you find monsters, princesses and athletes scaling walls, crawling through mud and racing over a hillside? The answer is, of course, Ski Ward in Shrewsbury. Saturday, Oct. 11, the Wicked Mud Run III 5K obstacle race will descend upon the Shrewsbury ski area, creating a fun, muddy adventure for local runners.

Shrewsbury-based Indian Youth Group appreciates heritage

September 19th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Over 50 young people ages 12 to 18 are learning more about their heritage while developing leadership skills as members of the Indian Youth Group (IYG). They meet monthly at the India Society of Worcester Center (ISWC) on Main Street in Shrewsbury and volunteer for the organization’s ongoing activities.

Northborough Historical Society to host Applefest events

September 18th, 2014

Northborough – The Northborough Historical Society will hold a variety of events during the upcoming annual townwide Applefest at its 52 Main St. location. On Saturday, Sept. 20, the society will be holding an old-fashioned luncheon from 12 to 3 p.m. They will also feature a cookie walk and historical games and crafts. On Sunday, [...]

Fire Chief wears many hats to support community

September 18th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – As the fire chief for the Shrewsbury Fire Department, James M. Vuona bears a lot of responsibility at the firehouse and in the Shrewsbury community. He credits the dedication, hard work and camaraderie of his fellow firefighters and staff for the success of the department.

Military funeral pays tribute to Northborough's fallen soldier

September 16th, 2014

Residents pay their respect with American flags.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Northborough – Family, friends and townspeople were joined by state and local officials Sept. 16 at St. Rose of Lima Church for the military funeral of U.S. Army Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, 28, of Northborough. The Bronze Star recipient and 2004 Algonquin Regional High School graduate was killed in [...]

Military funeral pays tribute to Northborough’s fallen soldier

September 16th, 2014

Residents pay their respect with American flags.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Northborough – Family, friends and townspeople were joined by state and local officials Sept. 16 at St. Rose of Lima Church for the military funeral of U.S. Army Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, 28, of Northborough. The Bronze Star recipient and 2004 Algonquin Regional High School graduate was killed in [...]

Cameras all around

September 16th, 2014

St Mary's 5k cr

Shrewsbury – Nolan Hughes of Shrewsbury runs past his mom Stacey Hughes during a 5k race held during the annual St. Mary Family Festival Sept. 13. Stacey is a professional photographer. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

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