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Ragan to take his football talents to Boston College

October 7th, 2015

Sean Ragan receives his Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl shirt from 1st Lt. Stefan Milan, executive officer, Marine Recruiting Station, Springfield.

By John Orrell, Contributing Writer Westborough/Shrewsbury – When it came time to decide, there was virtually no hesitation in the mindset of Westborough’s Sean Ragan. Ragan, one of the region and state’s most dominant linemen and co-captain of St. John’s High School’s varsity football program, has been courted by Atlantic Coast Conference powerhouse University of [...]

Algonquin football defeats Hudson

October 3rd, 2015

Hudson’s Jesse Nemerowicz (#45) is pursued by Algonquin’s Colin Robinson (#20).

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks football team defeated the Hudson High School Hawks by a score of 21-7 in a game played Oct. 2. Billy Polymeros rushed for all three of Algonquin’s touchdowns and Evangelos Baltas was successful on all three extra point attempts.  Armel Conyers scored [...]

Fashionable additions planned for remembrance fundraiser

September 30th, 2015

(l to r) Kayley Fannon, George Larassa and Kate Flannigan lead the pack of last year’s high-heeled racers

Hudson – Fun, fashionable additions are planned for the fourth annual Miles and Smiles for Michaella, a 3.2-mile memorial walk scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning and ending at Morgan Bowl in Hudson. Proceeds go to the Michaella Walsh Libby Scholarship Fund, which is awarded to students who share her interest in community service or will major in a health-related field. Donations are also contributed to Kids Power and Students Helping Honduras (SHH).

Lobel entertains chamber breakfast with insights into New England sports scene

September 30th, 2015

Bette O'Reilly, chair, Corridor Nine Board of Directors; Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine, Bob Lobel and Rebecca Roman, secretary, Corridor Nine Board of Directors 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – Bob Lobel, one of New England’s most iconic sportscasters, was the guest speaker at the Sept. 24 breakfast meeting of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce held at the Doubletree Hotel. Over the course of an hour, Lobel regaled the audience with his humorous and insightful opinions on the state of the region’s four major sports teams.

As a sports director and anchor for WBZ-TV in Boston, Lobel had interviewed and covered virtually every major team and sporting event in the region. He has also had successful radio shows and now has a new television show, “Legends with Bob Lobel.”

Westborough Football Triumphs Over Hudson

September 28th, 2015

Westborough quarterback Daniel Lis outruns Hudson’s Jacx Cannistraro to score a 50-yard touchdown in the first quarter

Hudson – The Westborough High School Rangers football team earned their first win of the season by defeating the Hudson High School Hawks by a score of 35-21, in a game played on September 25.

Westborough Cultural Council hosts seventh Arts in Common

September 28th, 2015

Young performers of the SkyRise Children’s Theater present a musical scene from “Stone Age.”

Westborough – Ideal autumn weather Sept. 26 contributed to a successful seventh annual Arts in Common presented by the Westborough Cultural Council at the Bay State Green. Throughout the six-hour arts festival, 22 acts of all ages performed music, dance, theater, comedy and poetry on two stages. Over 35 artisans displayed and sold handcrafted items. Refreshments were available from local eateries.

Spirit of Shrewsbury Parade features 100 marching units

September 28th, 2015

Shrewsbury Colonials girls’ volleyball teammates show their spirit.

Shrewsbury – The 19th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Parade featured a record high number of 100 marching units travelling the 1.1-mile route downtown Sept. 27.

Honored as grand marshal was Mahesh Reshamwala, riding in style in a 1971 Pontiac LeMans Sport convertible with his wife, Ketki. He’s an active volunteer at the Shrewsbury Senior Center and life member of the India Society of Worcester.

Hundreds enjoy Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

September 27th, 2015


Shrewsbury – Hundreds of people of all ages enjoyed meeting representatives of town organizations, nonprofit and community groups, as well as many local businesses who participated in the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival expo Sept. 26 at the Oak Middle School.          A craft fair was also held on the  grounds and [...]

Hudson dedicates Cellucci memorial outside Town Hall

September 21st, 2015

Jan and Paul Cellucci’s grandchildren (l to r) Rhys Adams, 8, Gabriel Westberg, 6, and Francesca “Frankie” Adams, 6, sit on a bench at the memorial before the dedication begins.

Hudson – The life of former Gov. Argeo Paul Cellucci was celebrated Sept. 20 in his hometown as the Hudson Rotary Club invited family, friends, colleagues and residents to attend the dedication of his memorial parklet in front of the Town Hall. The memorial features two granite benches with inscriptions, one of which reads: “His life was dedicated to the principle of public service and the people of Hudson were forever in his heart.”

Corridor Nine Chamber adds features to 22nd Applefest 5K

September 20th, 2015

One of the 411 participants of the 22nd annual Applefest 5K Race/Walk waves toward the sidelines.

Northborough – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce added new features to its 22nd annual Applefest 5K Race/Walk, beginning and ending at Marion E. Zeh School. This year, 411 runners and walkers participated.

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