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Marlborough boys basketball fall just short in run to state championship

March 16th, 2015

(l to r) Nelson Zompetti, Joseph Tirpak, Jose DeLaCruz and Brian Short watch Danvers receive their championship trophy.

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.

Thanks to Bruins, young fan has ‘greatest sports experience’

March 10th, 2015

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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.

Shrewsbury celebrates the Chinese New Year

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.

Preschoolers spend quality time with someone they love

March 7th, 2015

Oliver Gontarz, 4, relaxes with his mother Alison as they approach the buffet table.

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, [...]

Westborough Education Foundation grant funds immigration day for second-graders

March 6th, 2015

Second-graders at Fales Elementary School disembark from the ship bringing them to America.

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 [...]

Marlborough holds Off Hopkinton, advances to finals

March 5th, 2015

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Worcester – The number 1 seed Marlborough High School Panthers boys basketball team defeated the number 5 seed Hopkinton High School Hillers by a score of 55-40 in a Central Mass. Division 2 semi-final playoff game held March 2. The game was played at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Harrington Auditorium.

Grafton/BVT hockey falls to Worcester in playoffs

March 2nd, 2015

Grafton/BVT’s Tyler Hart bring the puck up the ice during the first period.

Worcester – The seventh-seed Grafton/BVT Indians boys ice hockey team fell to the second-seed Worcester Wildcats by a score of 5-1 in the quarter final round of Central Division 3A playoffs. The game was played Feb. 28 at Buffone Skating Arena in Worcester.

Former credit union walls come tumbling done

February 27th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Employees of Patriots Environmental Services Co. of Oxford,  start work on the demolition of the former Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union located next to the Shrewsbury Public Library. The demolition is part of the library’s $21 million expansion and renovation. Town Meeting members approved the purchase of the former credit union building in January [...]

‘Dog days’ of winter

February 25th, 2015

Clara and Dick of Berlin with "Sissy" and "Molly" enjoy a walk at Dean Park.

Shrewsbury – Folks and their four-legged friends took advantage of a (relatively) warm day to enjoy a walk in Dean Park Feb. 25. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

Central One spreads random acts of kindness

February 24th, 2015

Anthony Monger (l) gets his breakfast paid for at the 7-11, thanks to Kaiser and Central One.

Westborough – On Feb. 20, a cold, blustery Friday morning, several people out and about in downtown Westborough got a warm and unexpected surprise, courtesy of Central One Federal Credit Union. That morning, the bank’s Westborough branch manager, David Kaiser and assistant branch manager, Rajani Kodun, visited several local establishments and paid for such things as breakfast, haircuts and groceries.

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