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Hudson Patriots fan perfects art of tailgating

October 14th, 2014

Shawn Gogan cooks his specialty dish at a recent Patriots tailgate.

Hudson – To say that Hudson resident Shawn Gogan is a mere fan of the New England Patriots is an understatement. His car is unmistakable with its Patriots helmet bumper sticker and NFL Patriots license plate. Gogan, wearing a Patriots hat, sweatshirt and shorts, explained that he has been to over 236 Patriots games and has not missed one that he has wanted to attend in 12 years.

Algonquin defeats Groton-Dunstable, 27-24

October 14th, 2014

Colin Robinson (#20) celebrates with Kyle Hill (#1) and Billy Polymeros (#3) after scoring a touchdown on a 52-yard pass play.

Northborough –The Algonquin Regional Tomahawks defeated the Groton-Dunstable Crusaders 27-24 in a game played Oct. 10 at Dick Walsh Field in front of a crowd of 6,972. After dropping their first two games of the season, the Tomahawks have now won three straight to bring their record to 3-2. Sophomore quarterback Ryan Barry threw three touchdown passes and senior Eric Hart kicked two field goals and three extra points in the victory.

Charter’s public access stations are changing

October 13th, 2014

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By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Region – Charter Communications has announced that it has made recent changes to its services that will affect its customers in many central Massachusetts towns. Starting on Oct. 14, public, government and educational access television stations in Northborough, Southborough and Westborough are moving to new channels. Public access television channel [...]

Julio’s Liquors wins national award

October 13th, 2014

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Westborough –Whiskey is no longer your grandpa’s drink—it’s the trendiest drink in the spirits industry—and Julio’s Liquors in Westborough is doing their fair share to make it even hotter. The store’s national influence is so strong that it recently won an award for “Whisky Retailer of the Year – Single Outlet” from Icons of Whisky [...]

Upcoming race for Hudson man needs runners, volunteers and sponsors

October 12th, 2014

Mandi and Michael Clark at Boston’s Race to Remember. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Earlier this year, Hudson resident Michael Clark developed aplastic anemia, a rare autoimmune disease in which the body stops producing the necessary amount of blood cells to properly function. Suddenly, Clark lost the ability to work, and currently spends days at the hospital.

Junior Woman’s Club observes 50th anniversary

October 12th, 2014

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – Members of the Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club will celebrate 50 years of community service and fellowship Saturday, Oct.18, at a celebration at the Courtyard by Marriott. President Elizabeth Young and Junior Director of the General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC) of Massachusetts Diane McCurley will welcome members [...]

Local athletes inducted into Special Olympics Hall of Fame

October 12th, 2014

Special Olympics of Massachusetts 2014 Hall of Fame inductees (l to r) Ashley Connelly, Rebecca Richard and David Tynes gather before the induction ceremony. (Photo/Michael Gelbwasser)

By Michael Gelbwasser, Contributing Writer Region – Ashley Connelly has competed in nine of the Special Olympics of Massachusetts’ 24 sports over the past 25 years, and swimming is his favorite one. The organization recently gave Connelly a round of applause – out of the pool. The Special Olympics of Massachusetts inducted 15 people and [...]

Marlborough High honored for state-of-the-art STEM program

October 12th, 2014

Photo 1: (l to r) Marlborough High School (MHS) STEM Director Dan Riley, MHS Interim Principal Wendy Jack, Marlborough Superintendent Richard Langlois, PTC Global K12 Academic Director Jordan Cox and Mass. Secretary of Education Matthew Malone cut the ribbon for a new STEM display in the school lobby. (Photos/Courtesy Beth Wagner)

Marlborough – Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone visited Marlborough High School Sept. 18 to congratulate the school for earning PTC’s Academy Champion award for its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Early College High School.

Selectmen seek ideas on memorial to fallen solider

October 10th, 2014

Northborough – The Board of Selectmen want to hear from the community on the best way to permanently honor the memory of U.S. Army Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, who died in combat in Afghanistan in early September

City receives grants for RAD, substance abuse awareness

October 10th, 2014

Marlborough – The City Council, at the request of Mayor Arthur Vigeant, accepted grants of $15,000 and $13,953 which have been awarded to the Police Department at the council’s Oct. 6 meeting.

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