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Spring Street School kids enjoy Field Day

June 23rd, 2015

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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 [...]

Sherwood Middle School celebrates Field Day 2015

June 23rd, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Fifth and sixth graders at Sherwood Middle School enjoyed a wonderful field day filled with fun games and activities June 16.  Wearing their team colors, they enjoyed competing with and against their friends in kickball, the Hamburger Rally and tug of war just to name a few of the games being played. Field [...]

Groundbreaking held for Lincoln Street School project

June 21st, 2015

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Northborough – As school children looked on, town and state officials, residents, and representatives from the Massachusetts School Building Authority celebrated the groundbreaking for a major addition and renovation project at the Lincoln Street Elementary School (LSS).

Students participate in fun and games at Fales Field Day

June 20th, 2015

Third-grader Brendan Estaphan participates in a tug of war.

Westborough – The end of the school year is quickly approaching and on June 12, the students at Annie B. Fales Elementary School participated in its annual Field Day. Each grade wore a different color and a much-anticipated opening ceremony marked the beginning of the day’s activities.

Marlborough High students solve problems of the future at STEM Expo

June 19th, 2015

Controlled Housing Association of Outer Space (C.H.A.O.S): Tenth-graders Diego Garcia, Sammie Merrill and Ryan Vermilyea.

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School’s 2015 Spring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Expo was held June 12 in the John C. Colleary Field House. The EXPO featured completed projects by the ninth- and tenth-grade students who worked tirelessly throughout the entire second half of the school year researching and implementing solutions to their assigned task.

Gibbons students make ‘change’ for kids with cancer

June 17th, 2015

( l to r) Inna Voloshina and Cassie Kelly, Marlborough Savings Bank and Frank Jones and Brian Paulhus, Gibbons Middle School 
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Westborough – We all have it – spare change. Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters, just tossed into our bags, jars at home, and in our cars. Sometimes we roll it up and deposit it into banks, other times it just collects. But recently, the students at the Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School in Westborough put all of their spare change to a very good use. And thanks to that, children fighting cancer, including one of their own classmates, will benefit.

Hastings School staff earns donation via ‘McTeachers’ Night

June 17th, 2015

Westborough – Approximately 20 teachers and administrators from the Elsie A. Hastings Elementary School, including Principal Leigh Becker, recently spent an evening at the McDonald’s restaurant located at 166 E Main St. The staff was not there to dine, however; rather, they were the “wait’ staff for the night. And for their efforts, the school’s Parents Group Council (PGC) received a check for $700.

Homefield honors winners of recent contest

June 17th, 2015

The winners of the Homefield Credit Union contest 

North Grafton – What would you do if you were a millionaire for a day?  That was the question asked of Grafton’s elementary school students in the recent Homefield Credit Union’s annual contest. As in previous years, the Credit Union held a contest for K-6 students in the North Grafton, South Grafton, Millbury Street and [...]

2015 city scholarship awards announced

June 16th, 2015

Marlborough- The five students selected to receive 2015 Marlborough Scholarship Awards were announced by Mayor Arthur Vigeant at the June 15 City Council meeting. In making the presentation, he thanked residents of the city and local business owners who contributed to the designated fund through the city’s tax billing system.

Seventh and final garden party benefits Shrewsbury schools

June 15th, 2015

Thanking guests for seven years of support is state Rep. Hannah Kane (front) along with committee members (back, l o r) Heather Logrippo, Melissa Pride-Fahs, Gayle Vigeant and Whitney Andrews.

Shrewsbury – Guests mingled for a good cause at the seventh and final Celebration in the Garden held June 13 at the historic Fallon House, home of Heather Logrippo and Kevin Roberts. Returning to donate their time and talent as musical entertainment was the Shrewsbury-based band “Tension” consisting of Joe Arcabascio, Joe “Sammy” Cantin, Steve Grip, John O’Brien and Tim Proch. The evening included silent and live auctions.

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