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Veterans to hold ‘Forget-Me-Not’ fundraiser

July 13th, 2015

(l to r) Mayor Arthur Vigeant, poses for a photo with Ward 2 City Councilor Robert Page and Ron Dalbec, both who are members of the Disabled American Veterans, local chapter 82 of Marlborough 

Marlborough – The Disabled American Veterans (DAV), local chapter 82 of Marlborough, will be outside of local stores in the city throughout the next few weeks collecting donations for local veterans in need as part of its annual “Forget-Me-Not” fundraiser.

The first national drive was held in 1926, as a way to raise funds for services and assistance for veterans of WWI.

Marlborough chamber hosts 41st golf tournament

July 9th, 2015

(l to r)  Golf pro Skip Guss, Boston Bruins alumnus Guy Larose, and Susanne Morreale-Leeber, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce president and CEO

Marlborough – The rain held off as nearly 80 golfers took to the tees for the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) 41st Annual Premier Golf Open, held June 29 at the Marlborough Country Club.

Shrewsbury celebrates Fourth of July

July 6th, 2015

The Shanley, Simoncini, and Pratte families, all cousins, celebrate the fourth of July together at Dean Park.

Shrewsbury – Residents gathered July 4 at Dean Park for the town’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. The event, sponsored by Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation, included music, a cookout, inflatable amusements, and a decorated doll and bike carriage parade. Photos/Julie Shamgochian

CEO to fundraise by bicycling for Big Brothers Big Sisters

July 3rd, 2015

Jeffrey Chin, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest


Shrewsbury – When Jeffrey Chin of Shrewsbury began as chief executive officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest in 2013, he also joined the agency’s team for the Rodman Ride for Kids. Now, he’s preparing for his third ride in September and a fundraising kickoff party in July.

“I certainly ride recreationally on vacation, but don’t necessarily consider myself an avid cyclist,” he acknowledged. “In preparation for this event I do try to get on the bike two, three or four times prior to that weekend. The course itself isn’t especially tricky for a novice cyclist.”

Young Southborough Library patrons display patriotism

July 3rd, 2015

Leading the parade are (l to r) Lily Dlott, 6, Shea Domolky, 6, and Evan Dlott, 4.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – Once again, Common Street was closed by the Southborough Police as a longtime holiday tradition continued July 2. Young patrons of the Southborough Library and their family members participated in the annual Fourth of July parade, wearing star-spangled accessories while waving American flags. They marched up the [...]

Apple Tree Arts announces summer youth programs

June 26th, 2015

Russell Jewell instructs a student.

Grafton – Apple Tree Arts has announced several youth summer programs that will offer students the opportunity to play in a band or ensemble group. “We are offering older elementary-aged and middle school students the opportunity to play an instrument in a fun collaborative group with two new programs,” said Donna Blanchard, the organization’s executive [...]

Marlborough chamber hosts fashion show

June 25th, 2015

Brian Daniels

Marlborough – Move over Gisele, Kate and Karlie. There’s a new group of supermodels in town. Specifically the six lovely ladies and one handsome (and brave) man who strutted their best moves in the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce’s (MRCC) Fashion Show held June 19 at the Embassy Suites Hotel. The show was held as part of the MRCC’s monthly Women’s Business Council Luncheon.

4th Annual KMS Golf ‘Tourna-Mint’ to be held Aug. 1

June 23rd, 2015

KMS Tournament Sign rs

Grafton – Golfers of all skill-levels are invited to play in the Fourth Annual KMS Golf “Tourna-Mint,” to be held at the Highfields Golf & Country Club, Saturday, Aug. 1. The event will be a four person Florida-style scramble with prizes for first, second, and last places, closest to the pin, longest drive, a putting [...]

WYFS ready for ‘Hot Summer Nights’

June 21st, 2015


Westborough – The Westborough Youth and Family Services (WYFS) kicked off their Hot Summer Nights program June 19 with an ice cream giveaway for teens finishing their last day of school in front of the Forbes Municipal Building. WYFS administrative assistant Cathy Cairns passed out hot pink program booklets containing the Hot Summer Nights activity offerings and registration form.

Groundbreaking held for Lincoln Street School project

June 21st, 2015

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Northborough – As school children looked on, town and state officials, residents, and representatives from the Massachusetts School Building Authority celebrated the groundbreaking for a major addition and renovation project at the Lincoln Street Elementary School (LSS).

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