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Reflecting on family’s service to Southborough Fire Department

February 18th, 2015

George “Skip” Hubley Jr.


Southborough – This is the first time in about 70 years that the Southborough Fire Department doesn’t include a Hubley family member. George “Skip” Hubley Jr. recently retired after serving a total of 43 years with the department including 15 as a call firefighter and then 29 as call fire lieutenant.

Winter fun at Hastings Elementary

February 16th, 2015

Andrew gets his face painted like a tiger.

Westborough – While many residents have had enough of winter, students and families enjoyed some winter fun Feb.7 at the Elsie A. Hastings Elementary School’s Winter Festival. Sponsored by the Hastings Parent Group, the event featured games, crafts, entertainment and food, as well as a silent auction and basket raffle. Money raised at this event [...]

Massive amounts of snow try patience of region

February 9th, 2015

KIds in Southborough enjoy sledding off their roof. 
Photo/Sue Wambolt

Region – It has been an amazing two weeks of wintry weather with the region receiving near records amounts of snow and temperatures barely getting above 30 degrees. According to Weather Specialist James Arnold, Shrewsbury has gotten 71.2 inches of snow and the Worcester Airport has gotten 76.3 inches of snow since Jan. 24.

Rockin’ for Shrewsbury’s music and theater students

February 5th, 2015

Entertaining guests are Tension band members (l to r) Tim Proch, John O’Brien, Steve Grip, Joe Cantin and Joe Arcabascio.

Shrewsbury – Patrons of the arts attended Rockin’ Wonderland, a first-time fundraiser benefitting the Shrewsbury Schools Music/Theatre Association (SSMA), held Jan. 30 at SAC Park. Celebrating its 60th year, SSMA is a nonprofit organization providing support to music and theatre education in the Shrewsbury Public Schools.

Hudson gets 36 inches of snow – and TV news coverage

January 28th, 2015

A resident walks on a snow-lined sidewalk on Main Street.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – While early risers in Hudson were clearing driveways Jan.28 after the previous day’s snowstorm, the town was featured on a live report by WCVB-TV Channel 5’s meteorologist Danielle Vollmar on the “EyeOpener.” It was one of several media reports about Hudson being among a few communities to [...]

Photos from the Blizzard of 2015

January 27th, 2015

Photo/Bonnie Adams

Region – As expected, the first (and hopefully last) blizzard of 2015 delivered a wallop to the area. Here are some photos taken around the region during the storm:

Algonquin basketball nearly upsets Westford

January 26th, 2015

Algonquin’s Joe Wallace (#22) leaps up to shoot over the head of Westford’s Daniel Cornelius.

Northborough/Southborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys’ basketball team fell to the Westford Academy Grey Ghosts Jan. 25 by a score of 50-48.

Shrewsbury basketball teams take two from Algonquin

January 23rd, 2015

Shrewsbury’s Mike West looks to pass early in the second quarter during the game against Algonquin.

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials boys and girls basketball teams defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks in back-to-back games played Jan. 20.

The Shrewsbury girls squeaked by Algonquin 47-46 in the first game of the evening. Both teams stayed within several points of each other throughout the game and traded off sharing the lead. Algonquin senior Emily Carens was the overall top scorer of the game with 19 points, and junior Caroline Leonard contributed 12 points. Junior Hailey Moore was the top scorer for Shrewsbury with 16 points and senior Abby Joseph added 9 points. The Shrewsbury girls improve to 5-6 on the season while the Algonquin girls fall to 5-5.

Hudson kids celebrate at library’s ‘Noon Year Eve’ party

December 31st, 2014

Jamie Pearlstein, 5, disco dances.

Hudson – Families enjoyed a fun-filled hour Dec. 31 at the Hudson Public Library Children’s Room as they attended a “Noon Year’s Eve” party.

‘Caroling on the Common’ for 10th year

December 24th, 2014

Terry Crouse, 12, his sister Vanessa, 10, and their grandfather Pete Murphy sing “Joy to the World.”

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – On the drizzly evening of Dec. 23, residents donned rain gear and attended the 10th annual “Caroling on the Common” at the Town Common. Presented by Arts on the Green, music was provided from the gazebo by the Worcester Brass Consort under the direction of Douglas Weeks. [...]

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