August 27th, 2015
Southborough – Ten supporters of the New England Center for Children (NECC), collectively known as Team NECC, fundraised for the Southborough-based nonprofit agency Aug. 16 by running the Falmouth Road Race. The team consisted of NECC teachers, parents of students, other supporters, and a particularly inspiring runner with a longtime connection with this autism research and education center.
August 25th, 2015
Region – Local students will be heading back to school in the next few weeks. Here is a listing of opening days for schools in the area:
August 18th, 2015
Millbury – Assumption School is celebrating 90 years of providing students with a faith-based quality education by holding a birthday festival Saturday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the entire community. The event will include booths from area businesses, carnival games, a dunk tank, and food from local vendors, including Anzio’s Brick [...]
July 19th, 2015
Marlborough – Marlborough resident Ryan J. Moore was recently selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). The organization recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community involvement. Moore, a junior at Marlborough High School, has been a top scholar since grade school and began working [...]
July 15th, 2015
Region – Kaitlyn Hester was this year’s recipient of Central One Federal Credit Union’s $1000 William G. Whitten Scholarship. Kaitlyn, a recent graduate of Shrewsbury High School, applied for the scholarship by participating in the Cooperative Credit Union Association Scholarship Program. Central One extends its best wishes to Kaitlyn as she prepares for her academic [...]
July 14th, 2015
Hudson – Countless memories were shared July 10 in the small, two-story building with four classrooms on Green Street that housed parochial schools for several decades. Alumni were invited for a tour and luncheon before its demolition to expand the parking lot for Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, whose staff hosted the gathering.
July 10th, 2015
Westborough – This year’s last day of school was especially poignant for the staff and students at the Elsie A. Hastings Elementary School as they bid goodbye to four staff members. Joan Truesdell, math plus teacher; Alice Callahan, cafeteria; Mary Cullen; kindergarten teacher and Sandy Eckberg, school nurse, are all retiring after years of service in the school.
July 5th, 2015
Grafton – Several years ago, sixth-grade science teacher Laura Deschenes of the North Street Elementary School in Grafton was looking for an organization to involve her students in something that would have an impact on other children.
June 30th, 2015
Southborough – The New England Center for Children (NECC) on Route 9 in Southborough is expanding and renovating after raising $10.9 million with a capital campaign. A new three-story, 30,000-square-foot addition will be added to the existing building and named the Autism Institute. There, NECC will conduct training and research to further benefit autism educators and affected families internationally.
June 23rd, 2015
Shrewsbury – Students enjoyed a fun-filled day of activities at field day at Spring Street School held June 12. From choosing funny face painting and tattoos and dodge ball to the Sponge Bob relay and an obstacle course, students stayed cool during the hot weather and ended the school year with a great day. Thanks [...]