December 1st, 2014
Northborough – As a tribute to Market Basket employees and CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) drama department will be performing the 1954 musical “The Pajama Game”based on the novel “7½ Cents” by Richard Bissell. In the story, workers at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory demand a raise of seven-and-a-half cents an hour but their demands are falling on deaf ears. In both the Market Basket standoff and the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory, the employees do what they have to do to make a change – and they do not give up.
November 30th, 2014
By Valerie Franchi, Contributing Writer Marlborough/Hudson – Students at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School were actually encouraged to text and drive when the Distractology 101 tour visited the school Nov. 10-14. “Distractology 101: A Crash Course on Distracted Driving” is an interactive program developed by the Arbella Insurance Foundation to teach new drivers the [...]
November 22nd, 2014
Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School held its 40th reunion Nov. 8 at the Courtyard Marriott in Marlborough. Fifty-six classmates attended.
November 21st, 2014
The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will be hosting a special night of shopping Tuesday, Dec. 2, at The Treasure Chest Company, 269 W. Main St., Northborough, from 7-9 p.m. SEF will receive 20 percent of the proceeds from the evening. The event will be also feature wine, nibbles and makeovers.
November 20th, 2014
Marlborough – Angela Chouinard developed an interest in art while attending Marlborough Public Schools. She’s now in her third year of teaching art in grades five through eight at 1LT Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School and working alongside some of her early mentors.
November 13th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Oak Middle School kicked off its annual magazine drive Nov. 6 with student Kimmy Chhoeuk winning the drawing from among the students who turned in the most address booklets. She received a $50 gift card, a sneaker chair, a “selfie” tripod and mini-fridge. The drive will continue through Monday, Nov. 17. This is the [...]
November 13th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Megan Roy, a 2009 graduate of Shrewsbury High School recently returned from Poland where she spent nine months as a Fulbright Scholar. She graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelors of Music Education in 2013 and is currently enrolled in a master’s program in jazz studies and performance at William Patterson University in New Jersey.
November 12th, 2014
Northborough – Cornerstone Academy will be holding an open house Sunday, Nov. 16 from 2-4 p.m. Magician Fran Flynn will be performing at 2:30 p.m.
November 11th, 2014
Marlborough – On Nov. 6, Marlborough High School (MHS) was presented with a certificate of appreciation by the U.S. Department of State for its participation in the department’s international Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program. YES exchange student and junior Hala Rashini, who’s attending MHS this year from Beirut, Lebanon, was on hand for the [...]
November 9th, 2014
By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Appropriately scheduled Oct. 31, seniors at Marlborough High School (MHS) began Halloween morning by learning how to avoid the scary consequences of poor budgeting as they were treated to the 11th annual Reality Fair. Organized by the Marlborough Rotary Club, with assistance from the MHS chapter of [...]