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Charles Caliri named new MHS principal

February 18th, 2015

Charles D. Caliri (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Marlborough Public Schools announced that veteran school administrator Charles D. Caliri has been named the next principal of Marlborough High School (MHS). Caliri was one of three final candidates from a pool of more than 40 applicants screened for the position, which is currently held by Interim Principal Wendy Jack. He has accepted [...]

Shrewsbury Fire Chief presented leadership in fire education award

February 17th, 2015

(l to r) Cynthia Ouellette, Department of Fire Services; Shrewsbury Fire Chief James M. Vuona; and Capt. Rick Tustin, MaSAFE (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Capt. Rick Tustin, president of the Massachusetts Association of Fire and Safety Educators, (MaSAFE), presented the Fire Chiefs’ Leadership in Fire Education Award to Shrewsbury Fire Chief James M. Vuona at the Fire Chiefs’ Association of Massachusetts’ (FCAM) annual professional development conference Feb. 4 in Boxborough.

Not so ducky weather

February 17th, 2015

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Marlborough – Hungry ducks swarm the Wayside parking lot alongside Hager Pond in Marlborough. Photo/Sue Wambolt

Southborough girl marks fifth year since open heart surgery

February 11th, 2015

Celia Cappello, 13

Southborough – Stefanie Cappello of Southborough is proud of her daughter Celia, a seventh-grader at Trottier Middle School. In observance of the Go Red for Women campaign, Celia showed her support for healthy heart awareness by wearing red attire at school Feb. 6. She was born with a congenital heart defect that went undetected until age 8. Now five years after undergoing open heart surgery, Celia is an active 13-year-old student of various dance styles.

Happy 90th birthday Melvin Parmenter!

February 11th, 2015

Melvin Parmenter
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Marlborough – Congratulations for reaching this amazing milestone. We wish you a special day that celebrates everything about your life, paying the ultimate tribute to your nine decades. May the irreplaceable souvenirs from your 90 year journey give you love, joy, peace, and comfort for many more miles to go. You were blessed with one beautiful family of three children, seven loving grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

What Westborough resident appeared on ‘Jeopardy’?

February 11th, 2015

Alex Trebek and Abbie Micucci pose on the “Jeopardy” set.

Photo/courtesy Jeopardy Productions, Inc.

Westborough – An avid fan of the television game show “Jeopardy” since age 10, Abbie Micucci of Westborough got the chance to compete on the episode that aired Jan. 13.

“I’ve always enjoyed trivia games,” she said.

Helen M. Salmon, 97, of Westborough

February 10th, 2015

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Westborough – Helen M. Salmon, 97, of The Willows at Westborough, formerly of Northborough and Sutton, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 with her family at her side.

Gaston elected to PPFA Board of Directors

February 10th, 2015

Harry Gaston 
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Region- Harry Gaston of Gastonart & Frame, Inc. was recently elected to the Professional Picture Framers Association’s (PPFA) International Board of Directors at the organization’s annual convention. The PPFA is the professional trade organization for the picture framing industry. It is a member’s association that serves over 2,000 independent picture framing businesses worldwide. Gaston is [...]

Longtime employee retires from Hudson Senior Center

February 10th, 2015

(l to r) Janice Long. director of the Hudson Senior Center; Marie Estevez, retiring administrative assistant; and state Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow

Hudson – Guests gathered Jan. 30, the last day of work for Marie Estevez after 19 and a half years as administrative assistant at the Hudson Senior Center. She received a citation in recognition of her service from state Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow.

SpencerBANK hires new senior vice president

February 8th, 2015

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Region – SpencerBANK announced the hiring of John T. Lund as senior vice president/revenue officer. Lund will work closely with the bank’s executive officers to enhance SpencerBANK’s profitability, revenue growth and risk management. “We are excited to welcome John to SpencerBANK. His financial expertise and depth of experience are an excellent addition to our executive team. [...]

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