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.
March 16th, 2015
Worcester – The Marlborough High School Panthers boys basketball fell to the Danvers High School Falcons by a score of 52-49 in the State Division 2 Finals March 14. The game was played at the DCU Center in Worcester. Danvers has now won the Division 2 state championship three times in the past four years. This was Marlborough’s first trip to the state finals.
March 10th, 2015
Northborough – In sports-obsessed New England, every fan has an opinion about their favorite team. Andrew Roberts is one of them – he loves sports so much, he started his own blog, Boston SportsMania. But what separates Andrew from the other “armchair” pundits is that he is only 11.
March 10th, 2015
Shrewsbury – Over 800 people gathered at Oak Middle School March 1 to celebrate the traditional start of the Chinese New Year, which this year is known as the Year of the Goat, Sheep and Ram.
March 7th, 2015
By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Children excitedly welcomed their guests to the “Someone I Love Tea” the morning of Feb. 25 at the Happy Hours Preschool, located in the Pleasant Street Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest. Each preschooler invited a special person including parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, [...]
March 6th, 2015
Westborough – Second-grade students at the Annie E. Fales Elementary School were able to experience immigration to the United States as it was in the early 1900s, thanks to a grant furnished by the Westborough Education Foundation (WEF). The grant money was used by second-grade teachers Kathy Swanson and Patty Gallo for the program entitled [...]