September 5th, 2014
Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,000 to the Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School in Northborough for playground upgrades. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.
September 1st, 2014
Marlborough – Army Pvt. Nicholas Evangelous, son of Anthony Evangelous of Marlborough,has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and [...]
September 1st, 2014
Northborough – Emily C Rutan graduated magna cum laude from the Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvnia State University in May. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, competed with the Club Gymnastics team for four years, and was a biochemistry and molecular biology major in the Eberly College of Science. She [...]
August 30th, 2014
Westborough – The Westborough Public Library has been taking steps to prepare for future growth and transform it into “a 21st-century library,” according to Library Director Maureen Ambrosino.
August 27th, 2014
Marlborough – For the third summer, the city of Marlborough in conjunction with Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce (PSW) offered a six-week youth jobs program for residents ages 16 to 19. This summer, 19 students entering 11th or 12th grade worked the part-time jobs. Those students and their employers gathered Aug. 14 for a luncheon at Whitcomb Middle School.
They were welcomed by Kelley French, director of the Young Adult Employment Initiative at PSW.
August 25th, 2014
Westborough – Whether it's providing funding or just cheering them on in good times or bad, student athletes depend on the support of their community. On Aug. 19, members of the various Westborough High School (WHS) athletic teams returned the favor, by participating in the second annual “Rangers Give Back.”
August 18th, 2014
Region – Central One Federal Credit Union awarded three students with academic scholarships for the upcoming school year. Many students from Shrewsbury High School, Westborough High School, and Algonquin Regional High School submitted their applications for the Central One Scholarship. The following students were awarded the scholarship based upon academic merit, school activities, community involvement, [...]
August 13th, 2014
Marlborough – Several Marlborough business leaders and members of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) Board of Directors will be instructing courses this fall at the Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) satellite campus at the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough. Fall semester classes begin on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Mary Jo Nawrocki, former [...]
August 11th, 2014
Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society (WHS) recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Westborough High School graduate Hannah Schur. Scholarship applicants are asked to write an essay about a personal memory that exemplifies Westborough. Schur wrote her winning essay about growing up near Westborough State Hospital.?The essay will become part of a new collection of [...]
August 10th, 2014
Region – The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA) recently announced its 2014-2015 scholarship winners. IAFSA, a charitable nonprofit organization founded in 1874, offers approximately 30 scholarships and awards to Framingham State University students as well as interest-free loans.? Some scholarships have multiple recipients. Scholarships and loan funding are provided by donations and bequests. [...]