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Running at midday break for Special Olympics

September 28th, 2014

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Marlborough – Runners begin the fourth Friday 5K held midday Sept. 26, beginning and ending at the Yawkey Sports Training Center. Palmer Bigelow of Boylston finished first overall in 18:10. The first-place female was Julie Guay of Northborough finishing in 25:00. This race has been held each June and September since June 2013 to benefit [...]

Feels like summer for Shrewsbury’s fall festival parade

September 28th, 2014

Costumed members of the Shrewsbury High School Speech and Debate Team collectively cheer.

Shrewsbury – The unseasonably hot weather Sept. 28 felt more like summer as the 18th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Parade travelled its 1.1-mile route downtown.

Sun shines on Westborough’s Arts in Common

September 28th, 2014

Elizabeth and Ben Anderson play Scottish tunes on the bandstand.

Westborough – Although it was rainy for several of this event’s early years, there wasn’t a cloud in sight Sept. 27 at the Bay State Green when the Westborough Cultural Council celebrated its sixth annual Arts in Common. Throughout the six-hour arts festival, 23 acts presented music, dance, theater, comedy and poetry on two stages. Over 40 artisans displayed and sold handcrafted items. Refreshments were available from local eateries.

Guests let their spirit soar at first-time fundraiser

September 27th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Hosts of “Let Your Spirit SOAR” (l to r) John Masiello, Beth Casavant, Hannah Kane and state Rep. Matt Beaton, R-Shrewsbury, display a check for $16,000 to benefit Shrewsbury Oil Assistance Relief (SOAR). Kicking off the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival, the first-time fundraiser was held Sept. 25 at Ski Ward. Struck Catering [...]

Town celebrates Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

September 27th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – With temperatures nearing 85 degrees,it was more like a summer day Sept. 27 as residents and visitors flocked to the ‘Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Town Expo and Craft Fair held at the Oak Middle School. Vendors included many town groups, nonprofit organizations and local businesses. Here is a photo gallery of some [...]

Memorial plaque for Shrewsbury athlete to be placed at Dean Park

September 26th, 2014

Bobby Zona

Shrewsbury – Robert “Bobby” Zona was a lifelong resident of Shrewsbury, a charter member of the Shrewsbury High School Athletic Hall of Fame, and a beloved employee of the Town of Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Department for almost 40 years. He passed away Nov.13, 2011, at the age of 60.

Hudson college student’s blog makes life sweeter for others with diabetes

September 26th, 2014

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Hudson – From reading her blog, “Diabetes Goes to College,” with her reassuringly matter-of-fact and often humorous approach to diabetes, one would never guess that Hudson resident and author Molly Johannes had any concerns about leaving home to attend college. But Johannes, an English major and now a senior at UMass Amherst, remembers well how worried she was.

Westborough Library helping preserve town’s history

September 26th, 2014

Boxes containing bundles of historical documents, like this one, were found in Westborough’s Town Hall vault.

By Valerie Franchi, Contributing Writer Westborough – When the town clerk asked Library Director Maureen Ambrosino if she would be interested in going through some historical documents from the Town Hall vault, she jumped at the chance. The Town Hall is undergoing renovations and in the process unearthed boxes of documents dating back to the [...]

Tatnuck to host author Ryan Sept. 28

September 26th, 2014

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Westborough – Tatnuck Bookseller will host Mike Ryan, the author of the novel, “Ten Minutes to Park Street,” Sunday Sept. 28, from 1 – 3 p.m. When his Green Line trolley breaks down on the way to a meeting at the State House, Dan Pulaski meets a beautiful stranger and feels a connection. Unfortunately, service [...]

Author Reinhardt to promote novel at Tatnuck Bookseller

September 26th, 2014

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Westborough – Tatnuck Bookseller will host David Reinhardt, the author of the mystery novel, “Osprey Point,” Saturday, Sept. 27, from 1 – 3 p.m. A supervisor at a nuclear power plant is found dead in his office. Is it suicide, an accident—or murder? And if it is murder, how did the killer avoid the plant’s [...]

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