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Apple Tree Arts offers variety of summer programs

May 12th, 2015

Grafton – Registration is open for Apple Tree Arts summer theatre arts programs, early childhood music, ensembles and private music lessons this summer. The nonprofit community school of the arts based in Grafton offers year-round music and theatre arts programs for children, youth and adults.

Coan Heating & Air Conditioning: Delivering high quality products and service

May 12th, 2015

Natick – “We seek out the highest-quality fuels and equipment and adhere to industry best practices in all we do,” said Art Chaves, treasurer. “Quality products deliver the best results, which is what we want for every customer.”

In Your Shoes to hold clothing drive

May 12th, 2015

Westborough – In Your Shoes will be collecting clothing for boys and girls, ages preschool through high school Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Westborough, 57 West Main St.

Algonquin starts off season strong

May 12th, 2015

Alex Osetek delivers in earning save in Algonquin’s 4-1 victory April 22 over Doherty High at Worcester’s Foley Stadium.
Photo/John Orrell

Northborough/Southborough – The Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) varsity baseball team has always had a strong program, including winning the state title in 2006. After losing 11 seniors from last year’s team, which made it to the District quarterfinals, no one was quite sure what to expect with this year’s squad. But the team, with only five seniors, got the season off to a great start, winning six of its first seven games.

Letter to the Editor: Stop the fluoridation of the Shrewsbury public water supply

May 12th, 2015

Stop the fluoridation of the Shrewsbury public water supply To the Editor:     Adding fluoride to the water supply has never been shown to cause a reduction in tooth decay.  All the so-called “evidence” is anecdotal.  But, adding fluoride to our water supply has been proven to damage teeth.  A  World Health Organization study of [...]

Grafton voters discuss Super Park, dog hygiene

May 12th, 2015

Grafton – Grafton voters met to complete both a Special Town Meeting (STM) and Annual Town Meeting (ATM). Of approximately 14,380 Grafton residents, 212 voters showed up to participate. The STM dealt with 14 articles in just 11 minutes, while the ATM covered all 42 articles in another three and a half hours. The articles which generated the most controversy dealt with the future of the proposed Super Park and whether dogs should be banned from town cemeteries and other public places.

Hudson Rotarians’ ‘duck race’ to help community for 25th year

May 12th, 2015

Hudson Rotary Club members dump rubber ducks from the Washington Street Bridge into the Assabet River during last year’s Hudson Community Fest.

File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – The Hudson Rotary Club is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Lucky Duck Race to benefit its scholarship fund and community service programs. This year, some of the proceeds will go toward creating a memorial for Hudson’s favorite son, Argeo Paul Cellucci, former Massachusetts governor and ambassador to Canada.

Moms turn grief into recovery through local support group

May 12th, 2015

Cheryl Juaire (left) and Kathy Leonard with photos of their sons.
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Marlborough – A pair of mothers who lost their sons to drug overdose are using their tragedy to help others.

Kathy Leonard lost her 27-year-old son Jonathan Testa in December and Cheryl Juaire lost her son Corey Merrill, 23, in 2011 – both to heroin overdose.

Shea defeats Boland for seat on Southborough Board of Selectmen

May 12th, 2015

Region – Three towns – Hudson, Northborough and Southborough all held their annual town elections on May 11.

Brian Shea defeated nine-year incumbent William Boland to win a seat on the Southborough Board of Selectmen in the May 11 Annual Town Election. Shea received 626 votes, Boland received 415 votes and a third candidate, Desiree Aselbekian received 411 votes.

Grafton History Day celebrates town’s incorporation

May 11th, 2015

Linda Casey, director of the Grafton Historical Society Museum, mingles wearing Victorian attire.

Grafton – Residents and visitors gathered May 9 at Grafton Common for the annual Grafton History Day. Co-sponsored by the Grafton Historical Society and the Grafton Garden Club, the five-hour event celebrates the town’s 1735 incorporation.

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