November 5th, 2014
Westborough – Thirty-six teams of three players figuratively donned their thinking caps and challenged themselves for the Westborough Education Foundation’s (WEF) seventh annual Trivia Bee, presented Nov. 3 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. Judging the antics were Library Director Maureen Ambrosino, Police Chief Alan Gordon and former Superintendent Marianne O’Connor. Serving as this year’s master of ceremonies was Town Moderator John Arnold.
October 26th, 2014
Southborough – Windy conditions Oct. 26 caused costumed kids to hold onto their hats while participating in the annual Halloween Parade, a longtime tradition presented by the Southborough Firefighters Association. Escorted by Fire Engine 22, lots of families travelled along Main Street for several blocks.
October 26th, 2014
Hudson – Thousands of residents and visitors flocked to Morgan Bowl for the 17th annual Pumpkin Fest, presented Oct. 25 by the Hudson Recreation Department. Five hours of family fun featured lots of refreshments and games offered by 30 nonprofit organizations, live entertainment, sculpted balloons by clowns, pony rides, inflatable amusements, trackless train rides and fireworks.
October 22nd, 2014
Marlborough – The Marlborough High School (MHS) class of 2015 gathered for pizza in the cafeteria Oct. 14 and learned which classmates garnered most votes for superlatives ranging from Best Laugh to Most Likely to Succeed. MHS announces superlatives in the fall so that photos can meet the yearbook deadline. It’s also an opportunity to begin a lively school year, according to the students selected with Most Class Spirit: Luddy Cassiano and Jony Maciel.
October 20th, 2014
Hudson – Over 200 friends, relatives and other supporters gathered Oct. 18 for the third annual Miles and Smiles for Michaella, a 3.2-mile walk beginning and ending at Morgan Bowl.
October 16th, 2014
By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – The center of Southborough was bustling with activities Oct. 13 for its 41st Heritage Day Celebration, organized by Southborough Recreation. Festivities began the previous evening when the Southborough Rotary Club presented the 16th annual Light-Up Southborough. Over 200 carved and decorated jack-o-lanterns were still on display along [...]
October 16th, 2014
Marlborough – The Marlborough Central Fire Station hosted an open house Oct. 11 in observance of National Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 5 to 11). After collecting fire safety literature, children watched videos and live demonstrations, participated in an obstacle course and got behind the wheel of the department’s emergency vehicles. They and their families were treated to pizza, ice cream and popcorn.
October 14th, 2014
Northborough –The Algonquin Regional Tomahawks defeated the Groton-Dunstable Crusaders 27-24 in a game played Oct. 10 at Dick Walsh Field in front of a crowd of 6,972. After dropping their first two games of the season, the Tomahawks have now won three straight to bring their record to 3-2. Sophomore quarterback Ryan Barry threw three touchdown passes and senior Eric Hart kicked two field goals and three extra points in the victory.
October 12th, 2014
Shrewsbury – For the past six years, God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten in Shrewsbury has raised money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, a pediatric treatment and research center focused on children’s catastrophic diseases. The annual event is a trike-a-thon, where children ride their tricycles or scooters or even walk and skip to solicit [...]
October 8th, 2014
Marlborough – It was a humid 83 degrees at 11 a.m. Sept. 28, but that didn’t stop upwards of 170 walkers and runners from gathering at the Wayside Racquet & Swim Club for the 30th annual Jim Forrest Memorial Road Race.