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It’s snowing in Shrewsbury!

November 20th, 2014

SH Ski Ward Nov snow cr

Shrewsbury – Snow has yet to fall from the sky over the region but local skiers will be able to enjoy their sport in Shrewsbury thanks to man-made snow at Ward Hill. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Sunday fun in Northborough

November 18th, 2014

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Northborough – Scott Greenaway with Emily and Ruby Schadler, 16 months, enjoy an outing on Mt. Pisgah Nov 16. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Little Bruins fan becomes internet sensation

November 17th, 2014

Boston Bruins fan Liam Fitzgerald
Photo/submitted

Northborough – Marian E. Zeh Elementary School second-grader Liam Fitzgerald became an overnight sensation when a video of him fist-bumping Boston Bruins players as they skated off the ice after their pre-game warmup went viral. The video has logged more than 4.5 million hits so far.

To say that 8-year-old Liam is “Boston Strong” is an understatement. Liam was born with Down syndrome in 2006 and diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2009. After undergoing four years of treatment, Liam is cancer-free. Through it all, said his mother Christine, he kept on smiling.

Algonquin boys’ soccer team wins Central Mass. Division 1 championship

November 16th, 2014

The Algonquin boys’ soccer team receives its trophy for winning the Central Mass. Division 1 finals.

Holden – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks boys’ soccer team defeated the Wachusett Regional High School Mountaineers 1-0 in the Central Mass. Division 1 championship game played Nov. 15 in Holden.

Westborough High School students thank veterans and community by giving back

November 16th, 2014

( l to r):  Maddie French, Dan Boucher, Hanna Spofford, and Meredith Wolpert remove flags from graves of deceased veterans. 
Photo/Brent French

Westborough – On Nov. 15, a cold, brisk Saturday morning, a dozen Westborough High School (WHS) National Honor Society (NHS) members went to the town’s four cemeteries to remove American flags that had been placed on veterans graves.

Shrewsbury honors its veterans

November 12th, 2014

State Rep. Matt Beaton (R-Shrewsbury) addresses the crowd.

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Veteran’s Council sponsored the town’s annual Veterans Day Service and Observance Nov.11 in front of the World War I Memorial in front of the Beal School.

New Westborough fire station opens

November 12th, 2014

The new fire station

Westborough – The town of Westborough announced Nov. 5 that the new fire station on Milk Street is complete and that the station is now fully operational. Demolition of the old station, located adjacent to the new facility, is scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 24.

Westborough honors its veterans with solemn gratitude

November 11th, 2014

Westborough Town Moderator John Arnold (l) and retired Town Moderator Joseph Harrington reflect after placing the memorial wreath in front of the World War I memorial located at the town’s rotary.

Region – Ceremonies were held throughout the town Nov. 11 as residents, officials, and veterans who served in most military branches and many of the country’s wars gathered to remember those who have served.

Hudson thanks veterans for their service

November 11th, 2014

Past President Mary Hazeldine of American Legion Auxiliary Post 100 and Commander Chuck Armstead of AMVETS Post 208 lay a wreath at Liberty Park.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – The Color Guard of AMVETS Post 208 led the annual parade downtown Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Honored as grand marshal was the post’s Past Commander Bill Rivers. The parade also featured representatives from veterans’ organizations, state and town officials, scout troops and military vehicles. [...]

St. John’s cross country wins fifth straight divison title

November 11th, 2014

(l to r) Seniors Jeremy Canfield, Alex Couture and Ben Adams

Shrewsbury – St. John’s High School won its fifth straight Division 1 Central Mass. cross country championship Nov. 8 in a meet held at Gardner Municipal Golf Course. The team will next try for their first-ever state title in the state championship which will be held Saturday, Nov. 15 at Franklin Park in Boston. The [...]

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