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‘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.

Hudson educator receives award from Museum of Science

May 17th, 2015

Technology/Engineering Education Lifetime Achievement award

Hudson – The prestigious Technology/Engineering Education Lifetime Achievement award was presented recently to Charles Corley of Hudson by administrators at the Boston Museum of Science. He was recognized for his outstanding leadership role in the establishment of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education program.

Public hearing date set for mayor’s FY16 budget

May 17th, 2015

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant presented the fiscal year 2016 budget to the City Council at the May 4 meeting, requesting $143.2 million. It was referred to the Finance Committee for review and recommendations. A public hearing has been set for the Monday, May 18, council meeting.

Student Leadership Council members gain tools for being good citizens

May 14th, 2015

Members of the Student Leadership Council at the Charles Jaworek Elementary School. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Being a leader means being grateful, being kind to others, and being a role model. That’s according to Kayla Parsons, a fourth-grader at the Charles Jaworek Elementary School in Marlborough. She’s one of 18 students in her grade enrolled in the May session of the Student Leadership Council at the school.

Wegmans invites graduates to celebrate May 16

May 14th, 2015

Graduation Cake rs

Northborough – All local students who will be graduating from high school this year are invited to stop into the Wegmans store in the Northborough Crossing this Saturday, May 16 to enjoy a complimentary slice of cake.

Wegmans Food Markets has also announced that the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program will award college tuition assistance to 1,736 new recipients for the upcoming academic year.

Westborough names Memorial Day Parade grand marshals

May 14th, 2015

Edward C. Wong

Westborough – David Andrew Fay and Edward C. Wong have been chosen as this year’s co-grand marshals for the Westborough Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 25.

Marlborough softball tops Westborough

May 14th, 2015

Marlborough’s Jillian Petrie swings at a pitch

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School Panthers softball team defeated the Westborough High School Rangers by a score of 5-1 in a game played May 13.

Zeh School holds Environmental Awareness Week

May 14th, 2015

Marion E. Zeh School students try on beekeeper equipment. (Photos/submitted)

Northborough – In honor of Earth Day April 22, the Marion E. Zeh School Environmental Team had its annual Environmental Awareness Week the last week of April. Activities and presentations were planned for each day of the week to encourage students, teachers and families to learn about the importance of taking care of the earth.

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