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Marlborough High students wear purple to show support for fight against cancer

May 19th, 2015

Students pose for the “purple picture” to kick off Relay for Life. 
Photo/Nance Ebert

Marlborough – In a sea of purple, Marlborough High School students and faculty gathered on the front stairwell at the end of the school day May 15 to take a group photo. Everyone wore a purple t-shirt to show his or her support in the fight against cancer. The high school is participating in “Paint the School Purple” in celebration of the annual Relay for Life of Hudson-Marlborough.

Northborough Police to launch recruitment drive

May 19th, 2015

Northborough – The police department will stage a recruitment drive to attract potential officer candidates, as retirements and outside job opportunities drive the need for a fresh set of prospects for the force.

“We need to have a recruitment process,” Police Chief Mark Leahy told selectmen May 18.

Conservation restriction adds to TriTown Landscape Preservation tally

May 19th, 2015

Northborough – Selectmen May 18 voted to accept a conservation restriction that will permanently protect nearly 22 acres of land in the area of the ongoing TriTown Landscape Preservation Project.

Shrewsbury voters approve next year’s annual budget

May 19th, 2015

Shrewsbury – Only 174 of the 35,600 Shrewsbury residents showed up at the four-hour initial night of the Annual Town Meeting May 18. Voters approved, with little change, next year’s budget under Article 6 of the meeting warrant.

Northborough Scouts assist in planting flags for veterans

May 18th, 2015

Volunteers helped place flags for Memorial Day
Photo/submitted

Northborough – The Northborough Vincent F. Picard Post 234 American Legion asked for assistance to place flags at the gravesites of American veterans in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.

Goin’ Buggy

May 17th, 2015

Fireflies Anish Biligere, Justin Goldberg, Isabelle Spencer and Kashyapa Gudipati, second-graders from Michelle Casciano's class get ready to perform “Goin' Buggy.” (Photo/Nance Ebert)

Westborough – The second-grade students from the J. Harding Armstrong Elementary School welcomed parents, siblings and friends to their annual production of “Goin’ Buggy” May 14.

Shrewsbury student organizes 5K for Camp Wonder

May 17th, 2015

Shrewsbury High School junior Patricia Egan. (Photo/Michael Gelbwasser)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School junior Patricia Egan scratches every day due to a skin disease she developed at six months old called atopic dermatitis. However, that hasn’t stopped her from sprinting for the Colonials’ indoor and outdoor track teams, or playing for the school’s girls’ soccer team.

‘Team Dominic’ to host fundraiser for congenital heart disease research and awareness

May 17th, 2015

(top) Dominic at 2 months and (bottom) Dominic, now a healthy 4-year old. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – When he was only one month old, Dominic LaRosee went into congestive heart failure, the result of being born with a variation of the defect Tetralogy of Fallot. He was so critically ill that his family did not know if he would survive the open heart surgery he required a month later. Thankfully [...]

Parker Road Preschool receives grant to build interactive outdoor musical fence

May 17th, 2015

Parker Road Assistant Preschool Teacher Catherine Dowling with a student in front of the musical fence. (Photo/Melanie Petrucci)

Shrewsbury – Parker Road Assistant Preschool Teacher Catherine Dowling is a keen observer. She noticed a couple of problems during the course of her teaching day – first, the lack of space and too much noise in the classroom and, second, long lines to use the outdoor playground equipment.

Senior athlete finishes High School career with baseball season

May 17th, 2015

Marlborough High School senior Leo Coelho. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Leo Coelho is a three-sport senior athlete at Marlborough High School, participating in football, basketball and baseball. In the latter, particularly, Coelho shines. He is captain of the baseball varsity team and last year held a .500 pitching statistic (3 wins, 3 losses) with a batting average of .333.

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