February 25th, 2015
Westford – The Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) Tomahawks girls basketball season ended Feb. 24 with a 40-39 loss to the Westford Academy Grey Ghosts in the first round of the MIAA Girls Basketball Central Division 1 playoffs. The game was played at Westford Academy.
February 24th, 2015
Westborough – On Feb. 20, a cold, blustery Friday morning, several people out and about in downtown Westborough got a warm and unexpected surprise, courtesy of Central One Federal Credit Union. That morning, the bank’s Westborough branch manager, David Kaiser and assistant branch manager, Rajani Kodun, visited several local establishments and paid for such things as breakfast, haircuts and groceries.
February 23rd, 2015
Region – The South Asian Marrow Association of Recruiters (SAMAR) will be holding a bone marrow drive at the India Center, 152 Main St., Shrewsbury, Sunday, March 1, from 1-4 p.m.
The drive is being held to seek a donor for Vinoo, a Westborough resident, who is in urgent need of a bone marrow transplant. Although he specifically requires a donor of South Asian descent, all others are welcome and encouraged to attend the event.
February 23rd, 2015
Region – Each year, thousands of children in Massachusetts are placed into foster care. While many of the basic primary needs of these children are met by the foster families, there is often not enough financial resources left to provide for some of the extra activities that are part of so many children’s lives and that help them grow into healthy adults.
February 21st, 2015
Shrewsbury – After a season that has seen record amounts of snow covering the region, Patty McCaffrey knows that in all likelihood, there will still be snow on the ground Saturday, March 7.
February 20th, 2015
Westborough – Dr. Jean Keamy , MD of Keamy Eye & Laser Centre in Westborough, is also an accomplished photographer. Starting Wednesday, Feb. 25 the Westborough Public Library will be hosting an exhibit of her work featuring photographs taken at night, from her practice and of her office’s mascots, Morgan and Colby.
February 18th, 2015
Southborough – This is the first time in about 70 years that the Southborough Fire Department doesn’t include a Hubley family member. George “Skip” Hubley Jr. recently retired after serving a total of 43 years with the department including 15 as a call firefighter and then 29 as call fire lieutenant.
February 17th, 2015
Marlborough – Hungry ducks swarm the Wayside parking lot alongside Hager Pond in Marlborough. Photo/Sue Wambolt
February 15th, 2015
Grafton – For nearly 50 years, the Grafton Suburban Credit Union has served the banking needs of thousands of local residents as well as businesses. On Feb. 11, the bank started a new chapter, as it officially changed its name to Homefield Credit Union (HCU).
February 10th, 2015
Shrewsbury – As a college student, Michael Hogan wrote a business plan as an assignment for an economics class. His idea was for a shared ride service.
“My professor, Curtis Derby, asked me if I was serious about it,” he recalled. “He thought it was a great idea and encouraged me to pursue it.”