September 21st, 2014
Region – Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) is kicking off the “mobility2040” Long Range Transportation Plan for the central Mass. region by seeking feedback on transportation priorities such as congestion, freight, transit, walking and biking, etc. Local residents are asked if they are out and about shopping at a local store, the mall or [...]
September 16th, 2014
Region – Local singers received 2014 Vocal Talent Awards by Opera Worcester, Inc. The Opera Worcester Award was presented to Nathan Kessel, a graduate of Shrewsbury High School who is attending the Eastman School of Music. The Nicole Boulanger Award was given to Russell Holbert, a graduate of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School and [...]
September 16th, 2014
Region – State Representative Harold Naughton Jr. organized a farm tour of the 12th Worcester District to visit local farmers and learn what current and potential state programs and legislation benefits the growing agriculture industry in the area. Naughton was joined by Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner Greg Watson, as well as representatives Kate Hogan [...]
September 12th, 2014
Hudson – Hudson has been awarded $60,000 to create healthier communities through the Mass in Motion Municipal Wellness and Leadership Grant Program. The initiative is part of a statewide effort to implement local policy, systems and environmental change to prevent and reduce obesity, chronic disease and other associated risk factors. Hudson services the areas of Marlborough, Northborough and Framingham.
September 10th, 2014
Region – The Fourth annual Skating for Hope will be held from Friday, Sept. 19, at 5 p.m. to Saturday, Sept. 20, at 5 p.m. at the Hart Center at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. This 24-hour long fundraiser was founded by cancer survivor and Westborough native David McGrath, who was diagnosed [...]
September 6th, 2014
Region – We have yet another potential severe weather event for later today into this evening. A cold front will be plowing across New England late this afternoon and evening, through the warm and very humid air mass currently in place. Air mass dynamics are set for some strong to severe thunderstorms and the additional lifting provided by the cold front will serve to exacerbate this condition.
September 2nd, 2014
Region – The National Weather Service has just issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of our area and it is likely to be extended to cover all this area. The text is below – please note the last paragraph includes the potential for short lived tornadoes, much like the one that struck Worcester Sunday evening. Please be aware of the severity of this threat.
August 30th, 2014
Region – The YMCA of Central Massachusetts will celebrate 150 years of service at its Anniversary Gala Saturday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. Over 350 business and community leaders and friends will come together at the YMCA of Central Massachusetts” original home, historic Mechanics Hall in Worcester, to celebrate the success of this cause-driven organization [...]
August 25th, 2014
Region – Nearly 140 senior citizens of Hopkinton, Holliston, Southborough and Westborough joined Representative Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, for her annual Senior Picnic at the Laborer's Training Center in Hopkinton Aug. 20. It was a beautiful day for a picnic filled with good food, warm conversation and live entertainment. Photos/submitted [...]
August 25th, 2014
Region – The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association announced that Southborough resident, Elizabeth L.B. Greene, a partner at Mirick O”Connell, will chair the 2014 Heart of the Commonwealth Celebration & Wine Tasting event Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston. The event, which will attract more than [...]