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HCH and SMS alumni archive final visits to alma maters

April 22nd, 2015

Hudson Catholic High class of 1977 alumni: (back, l to r) Walter Francolini, Pat (Sarsfield) Emmons, Trish Stearns, Kathleen Maddox, Ann Beaupre Cattarin, Kevin O’Connell, (middle, l to r) Chuck Searles, Maureen Crowley, Susan Patterson, Michael Gilles, (front, l to r), Nancy Girard, Rich Anzalone, Marianne (Martoni) Goodman, Ellen (Vitale) Meinert, Lynda (Lee) Melody, Gary F. Swanson and Susan Hanley.

Hudson – Years after the closings of Hudson Catholic High (HCH) in 2009 and St. Michael School (SMS) in 2011, alumni are still displaying their spirit on those buildings’ properties – and on Facebook. Hundreds of photos including selfies, class group shots and informal family portraits are getting posted online before the buildings’ imminent demolition.

Northboro Junior Woman’s Club plants pinwheels for child abuse awareness

April 22nd, 2015

Pinwheels shimmer in the sunlight at Town Hall.
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Northborough – The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (NJWC) has planted over 500 pinwheels at Town Hall in recognition of April’s designation as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The effort is also in support of the “Pinwheels for Prevention” campaign created by Prevent Child Abuse America.

Out with the old

April 22nd, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Crews are continuing to remove debris from the demolition of the former 1970s wing of the Shrewsbury Public Library. The wing will be replaced by a new building that will be part of the library’s $21 million expansion and renovation.

Northborough resident retires from Marine Corps Reserves after 21 years

April 21st, 2015

Conway, his wife, Naoko, their three kids: Satoshi, Kaz, and Niko and Conway’s mother, Bernice R. Conway the night of Conway’s retirement party at the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 in Northborough
Photo/Debra Roberts

Northborough – Enduring a long-distance relationship, being deployed overseas when you are just starting a family, facing dangerous situations and not knowing what the future holds for you when you return – these are just a few of the many sacrifices made by our servicemen. Northborough resident Kevin P. Conway and his family have lived with these sacrifices for over two decades. On April 1, Conway retired after 21 years of serving his country as a United States Marine non-commissioned officer.

Grafton native serves aboard USS New Orleans

April 21st, 2015

Lt. Michael Batcheller
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Grafton – Lt. Michael Batcheller, a native of Grafton and 2002 graduate of Grafton High School, is serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones.

Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation to partner with local organizations

April 20th, 2015

(l to r) - George Jacobs, vice president, Mark’s Moving & Storage; Derek Rawls, CPA, MST, director of tax for Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP, and member of the board of directors for Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation; Mark Silverman, president and CEO, Mark’s Moving & Storage; and Paul L. Mina, president and chief professional officer of the United Way of Tri-County 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – For the past 35 years, Mark’s Moving & Storage has helped countless families and businesses safely move their valuable items from one location to another. Now, with the creation of a new foundation, Mark Silverman, the company’s president and CEO, is committed to helping those in need by donating to them furniture and other household items.

Westborough girls lacrosse defeats Shrewsbury

April 20th, 2015

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Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers girls lacrosse team defeated the Shrewsbury High School Colonials by a score of 14-7 in a game played April 16.

Students awarded Marlborough chamber scholarships

April 17th, 2015

Susanne Morreale Leeber, MRCC’s president and CEO; Jayne Haley, MHS BPA advisor; Katelyn Godere, MHS student; Darren McLaughlin, Marlborough Regional Community Foundation president; Andre Colleoni-Pimenta, AVRTHS student; and Mary Miller, AVRTHS BPA adviser
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Marlborough – Two local students are this year’s recipients of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Cathy Gregory Mogavero Business Professionals of America Award.

Checks for $500 were presented to the two students, Katelyn Godere, a senior from Marlborough High School (MHS) and Andre Colleoni-Pimenta, a senior from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS), in a ceremony held at the MRCC’s headquarters April 15.

Westborough High teammates heading to West Point

April 15th, 2015

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Westborough – While their fellow classmates will likely spend the lazy, hazy days of summer walking beaches, gathering with friends and just doing the fun things that teenagers do, it will be an altogether different experience for Westborough High School (WHS) indoor and outdoor track and field captains Oren Dennett and Bradley Whitehall.

Stop & Shop donates to Worcester County Food Bank

April 14th, 2015

Jean McMurray, executive director, Worcester County Food Bank, fifth from left, with Stop and Shop employees (l to r) Bekim Krasniqi, John Costello, Cheryl Cedrone, Drew Deboise, Daryl Peterson and Beverly Doonan
Photo/David Bagdon

Shrewsbury –Thanks to the generosity of its customers, the Shrewsbury Stop & Shop recently presented the Worcester County Food Bank with a check for $4,113.60. The monies were donated as part of the store’s Food for Friends program. The store is currently working towards a goal of raising $8,000 to go towards childhood cancer research [...]

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