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.
October 7th, 2014
Marlborough – The weather cooperated for the first time in three years when the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) hosted the 19th annual Marlborough Heritage Festival in the city’s downtown cultural district Oct. 5. Residents and visitors flocked to Main Street for five hours of family fun featuring live musical and dance entertainment, trackless train rides and children’s story times, as well as vendors and representatives of nonprofit organizations.
October 5th, 2014
Region – Accepting the offer to lead the newly formed U.S. Marine Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Randolph P. Mann agreed to retire from the Marines a few years earlier than planned. He was honored for his 21 years of service at a retirement ceremony held at the school Oct. 3.
October 5th, 2014
Marlborough – Although threats of intermittent rain grounded the tethered hot-air balloon rides, it stayed clear much of Oct. 3 for the third annual Family Fall Festival to benefit Employment Options at the Hudson-Concord Elks Pavilion and field. Festivities included bouncy houses, a vehicle display, spin art, raffles, live entertainment and a barbecue.
October 4th, 2014
Shrewsbury – The 10th annual “Scarecrows on the Common” display, sponsored by the Shrewsbury Garden Club, will be on display on the Town Common through Friday, Oct. 17. Photos/Heidi Hayes-Pandey
October 4th, 2014
Shrewsbury – To kick off homecoming weekend Sept. 27-28, students at Shrewsbury High School celebrated Spirit Week with a theme for each day that ended with class spirit competitions. Seniors took first place overall in the events and Spirit Day Games. Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey
October 3rd, 2014
Region – The Putting for Purple fundraiser held at The Green Thumb in Westborough Sept. 28 raised nearly $9,000 for Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES). Over 220 golfers and hundreds of other enjoyed the open house that also featured face painting, tattoo stations and a raffle.
October 1st, 2014
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Colonials celebrated homecoming Sept. 27 with a definitive 33-7 win against Worcester’s St. Peter-Marian Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School. Jack Campanale threw two first quarter touchdown passes and Mike Abasciano ran in the final three scores for the win. Photos/Heidi Hayes-Pandey