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Westborough falls to St. John’s in boys' soccer

September 14th, 2014

St. John's Griffith Swedberg (left) leaps up to head the ball in a game against the Westborough Rangers.

Shrewsbury – The St. John’s High School Pioneers defeated the Westborough High School Rangers 2-1 in a rain soaked game played Sept. 13 at Pioneer Field.

Shrewsbury defeats Algonquin in season opener

September 14th, 2014

Shrewsbury senior Mike Abasciano (#2 in  blue) rushes against Algonquin.

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Colonials football team defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks 34-0 in the season opener, held Sept. 12 under the lights at SHS.

Shrewsbury woman honors a special bond with a 26.2 mile walk

September 14th, 2014

Tracy Flynn will be walking with Team Chickaroo for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Sept. 21. 

Photo/Alex Cornacchia

Shrewsbury – On a designated day every September, a small group gathers at the starting line of the Boston Marathon. It's 5:30 a.m. They start to walk. The beginning is dark; there aren's many people cheering at the first checkpoint. Gradually, though, the sun starts to come up. More people join in at the halfway mark. The cheering sections become bigger, and louder. By the end, it's hard to maneuver because of the hordes of people making their way to the finish line.

Shrewsbury cable show gives women the chance to talk sports

September 12th, 2014

(l to r) Melissa Rebello, Papa's Hardware owner Fred Betti, "Sentimental Journey" host Henry Grampietro, Edie Bamberger and Kelly Jefferson. (Photo/Michael Gelbwasser)

Shrewsbury – Melissa Rebello, Kelly Jefferson and Edie Bamberger discussed the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case outside Papa's Hardware on Route 9.

Southborough commission continues work to preserve historic properties

September 12th, 2014

The historic Burnett/Garfield House on Main Street in Southborough.

Southborough- Kate Matison is an architectural historian and vice chair of the Southborough Historical Commission. She has master's degrees from Boston University in American art and architecture and historic preservation.

Westborough woman helping girls become leaders

September 12th, 2014


Westborough – Stephanie Graham appears to have mastered the idea of multitasking with charm and ease. She is a wife, mother of three young children, Realtor and still finds time to volunteer for Girls, Inc., one day each week where she is a mentor to girls from the Abby Kelley Foster Charter School in Worcester.

Eric Green Sportsmanship Award recipient named

September 12th, 2014

Suzy Green presents the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award to Jeffrey Secrist. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – In 2012, Southborough Little League established the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award in memory of Eric Green. The award recognizes a 12-year-old athlete who demonstrates outstanding attitude, sportsmanship and team spirit – qualities exhibited by Green during his baseball career and throughout his life.

High school junior gives back to community during summer internship

September 12th, 2014

William Goliger helps the Department of Public Works paint the stairs to the Senior Center.

Marlborough – While most high school students spent this past summer playing sports, attending summer camps or traveling, one Marlborough High School student, junior William Goliger, painted stairs, started sing-alongs, danced to Zumba, and helped host a Christmas party at the Marlborough Senior Center.

Officials hope new system will reduce stuck trucks

September 12th, 2014

Greg Giroux,of Central Mass. Signal, installs one of the solar-powered laser poles.

Westborough – Over the last few years, it has been a common, vexing problem for town officials – trucks attempting to pass under the low CSX railroad bridge on East Main Street (Route 30) end up getting stuck.

Although there are signs leading up to the bridge and the structure itself is clearly marked “DANGER – 12″ 6″ – LOW BRIDGE,” many truckers still try to go under the bridge.

Central One donates to Shrewsbury High School Athletic Department

September 12th, 2014

Surrounded by members of the school's athletic teams, (middle, l to r) Zachary Daniels, Central One Marketing Manager and David L"Ecuyer, president and CEO, Central One, present a check for $20,000 to Dr. Joseph Sawyer, superintendent, Shrewsbury Public Schools and Todd Bazydlo, SHS principal. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury – For the second year in a row, Central One Federal Credit Union has made a $20,000 donation to the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Athletic Department. Surrounded by members of SHS's athletic teams, David L”Ecuyer, the bank's president and CEO, presented the check Sept. 8 to Dr. Joseph Sawyer, the superintendent of the Shrewsbury Public Schools and Todd Bazydlo, SHS principal.

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