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Repoli, Majewski announce engagement

March 12th, 2015

Michelle Repoli and Ryan Majewski (Photo/submitted)

Region – Michelle Repoli, daughter of Michael and Diane Repoli of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Ryan Majewski, son of Chet and Shelley Majewski of Shrewsbury, Mass., are pleased to announce their engagement. Repoli, of Wilmington, Mass., graduated from Keene State College. She works at Enterprise Fleet Management in Billerica, Mass. Majewski, also of Wilmington, [...]

Westborough teens invent tool for night fishing

March 12th, 2015

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Westborough – Adam Gibbs and Nick Bongi are trying to turn their favorite hobby into a full-time business – all before they graduate from high school.

Gibbs, a senior at Westborough High School, and his longtime friend Nick Bongi, a senior at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, love to fish. They travel yearly to Sanibel Island, Fla., for a weeklong fishing trip to catch snook.

Former insurance adjusters now fight for accident victims

March 12th, 2015

Christopher Mason and Thomas Bodkin
Photo/Nancy Brumback

Worceste—A combined 20 years as insurance claim adjustors give the partners at the personal injury law firm Bodkin & Mason an unusual perspective for successfully pursuing insurance claims on behalf of their clients.

Both Christopher Mason and Thomas Bodkin worked for major insurance firms before going to law school and then setting up their own firm 12 years ago,

Post Road Art Center hosts new exhibit

March 12th, 2015

“Sequidille,” a mixed medium piece by Jodie Apeseche 

Marlborough – Randi Isaacson, the owner of the Post Road Art Center, had a vision to host a show where “the artists were to create works of art that showed the inspiration of a ‘Great or Famous’ artist.” She noted that she was not sure what the reaction would be, but decided to “put the idea out there.”

Worcester Sharks announce ‘A Tribute to Our Fans’ promotional schedule

March 11th, 2015

Worcester Sharks goaltender Troy Grosenick

Worcester – The Worcester Sharks, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the National Hockey League’s San Jose Sharks, have announced its “A Tribute to Our Fans” promotional schedule. Highlights will include an appearance by New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler, the chance for fans to have their picture taken with the Boston Red Sox 2013 World Series Championship Trophy, and much more as the team ends not only its regular season play but its tenure in Worcester.

Pazzaneze to be inducted into Boys & Girls Clubs’ Hall of Fame

March 9th, 2015

Pat Pazzaneze

Marlborough resident Pat Pazzaneze will be inducted into the Boys and Girls Club of Metrowest Hall of Fame Tuesday, March 17, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel. Pazzaneze has been an honorary member of the organization for 40 years. She was the Board of Director’s secretary for many years before retiring two years ago.

Snow creativity

March 9th, 2015


Shrewsbury – Peach Roadman (l ) and Emma Krause explore a huge snow tunnel near North Street in Shrewsbury. Photo/Joyce DeWallace

Al-Hamra students help fellow children ‘Warm Up’ this winter

March 7th, 2015

Al-Hamra Academy students display the scarves they made. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – In New England, the bitter cold winds of winter persuaded folks to “bundle up” in cozy coats, hats, gloves and scarves. But for too many adults and children, warm winter accessories aren’t affordable. That’s why, in February, students and two teachers at Al-Hamra Academy made it their mission to help children in need by making 78 scarves for them.

Worcester sailor honored by U.S. Naval Air Force Atlantic

March 6th, 2015

Aviation Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Ian Macgregor and Rear Adm. J.R. Haley

Norfolk, Va. – Aviation Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Ian Macgregor, a native of Worcester, was recently honored as the Commander Naval Air Force Atlantic (CNAL) Sea Sailor of the Year.

The announcement was made by Rear Adm. J.R. Haley, commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, during a luncheon aboard Naval Station Norfolk, March 5.

Also honored was Naval Aircrewmen (Avionics) 1st Class William Ballard, of Ponchatoula, La., as the CNAL Shore Sailor of the Year.

McCabe strives to keep all aware of city’s heritage

March 6th, 2015

Robert McCabe 

Marlborough – Preserving and sharing the history of Marlborough is very important to many residents of the city. Robert “Bob” McCabe, a life-long resident of Marlborough, expressed his interest to former Mayor Dennis Hunt while he was in office and he suggested that he join Olde Marlborough, Inc.

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