April 17th, 2015
Marlborough – On any given day, Kennedy’s Restaurant in Marlborough is a bustling, busy place at lunch time. But on April 13 there was an extra charge of excitement in the air as nearly 70 of the city’s senior citizens converged upon the restaurant to celebrate the Boston Red Sox’s home season opener.
For the past few years, Kerry, the restaurant’s bar manager, has held a big kick-off party to celebrate the start of the baseball season. The staff all wear baseball t-shirts and there are traditional snacks, such as peanuts and popcorn, on all the tables.
April 14th, 2015
Northborough – Nearly 500 Northborough friends and fans of came out on a beautiful Sunday afternoon to support nine-year-old Liam Fitzgerald fundraising event, “Get Your Bump On.”
April 9th, 2015
Marlborough – The winner’s circle at the recent Massachusetts State Youth Basketball Championships had a definite local flavor to it with Marlborough’s fifth-grade boys’ and both seventh- and eighth-grade girls’ teams taking home state titles. The state tournament included top teams from the various travel youth basketball leagues throughout Massachusetts. Representing the South Central Mass. [...]
April 7th, 2015
Marlborough/Shrewsbury – Food was prepared in the kitchen and displayed as a buffet in the banquet room. Place settings were arranged alongside centerpieces. Then 72 guests were welcomed April 3 at the Courtyard by Marriott for the annual luncheon hosted by Shrewsbury High School (SHS) students participating in Mobile On-Site Vocational Education (MOVE).
April 3rd, 2015
Northborough – Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School held its annual Kids’ Fair March 28. It may have been snowing outside all day, but the fun was heating up inside the school as kids of all ages enjoyed an indoor carnival with games, crafts, activities and raffles. Local businesses generously sponsored the event or donated items for the silent auction.
March 26th, 2015
Grafton – Steve Beckwith was already living the dream before he and his wife Jan relocated to Grafton from Bolton this past fall. Beckwith, who left behind a high-stress, senior management position to launch his second career as a luthier – a craftsperson who builds and repairs guitars and other stringed instruments – is hoping that the move will make that dream just a little more visible.
March 25th, 2015
Marlborough – Poodle skirts, saddle shoes and vintage denim jackets were popular attire March 21 at the Marlborough Moose Family Center 1129 as guests attended the third annual “Rock Around the Clock Sop Hop.” Presented by two fundraising groups, Team Vikki and the Hot Walkers, proceeds will go to the Just ‘Cause Breast Cancer Walk and the Marlborough-Hudson Relay for Life. Team captains Vikki Crowley and Pauline Smith are this event’s co-chairs.
March 23rd, 2015
Marlborough – Fifteen contestants representing classes, clubs and sports teams good-naturedly competed in categories including legs, talent, formalwear and interview at the 26th annual Mr. Marlborough High School (MHS) Pageant, presented March 20 at the 1LT. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School Auditorium. This year’s pageant theme was “jungle,” featuring a song-and-dance number from “The Lion King.”
March 20th, 2015
Hudson – Members of the Highland City Striders (HCS) ran a green streak March 17 in its annual St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run, an untimed 3.17-mile course beginning and ending at Finnegan’s Pub.
March 16th, 2015
Shrewsbury – Many of the over 300 guests were appropriately dressed for the “Great Gatsby Glamour” theme while attending the 11th annual Gala to support Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services (SYFS). The agency’s major fundraiser was held March 14 at St. John’s High School.