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Westborough falls to St. John's in boys’ soccer

September 14th, 2014

St. John's Griffith Swedberg (left) leaps up to head the ball in a game against the Westborough Rangers.

Shrewsbury – The St. John's High School Pioneers defeated the Westborough High School Rangers 2-1 in a rain soaked game played Sept. 13 at Pioneer Field.

Shrewsbury defeats Algonquin in season opener

September 14th, 2014

Shrewsbury senior Mike Abasciano (#2 in  blue) rushes against Algonquin.

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Colonials football team defeated the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks 34-0 in the season opener, held Sept. 12 under the lights at SHS.

Officials hope new system will reduce stuck trucks

September 12th, 2014

Greg Giroux,of Central Mass. Signal, installs one of the solar-powered laser poles.

Westborough – Over the last few years, it has been a common, vexing problem for town officials – trucks attempting to pass under the low CSX railroad bridge on East Main Street (Route 30) end up getting stuck.

Although there are signs leading up to the bridge and the structure itself is clearly marked “DANGER – 12″ 6″ – LOW BRIDGE,” many truckers still try to go under the bridge.

Central One donates to Shrewsbury High School Athletic Department

September 12th, 2014

Surrounded by members of the school's athletic teams, (middle, l to r) Zachary Daniels, Central One Marketing Manager and David L"Ecuyer, president and CEO, Central One, present a check for $20,000 to Dr. Joseph Sawyer, superintendent, Shrewsbury Public Schools and Todd Bazydlo, SHS principal. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury – For the second year in a row, Central One Federal Credit Union has made a $20,000 donation to the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Athletic Department. Surrounded by members of SHS's athletic teams, David L”Ecuyer, the bank's president and CEO, presented the check Sept. 8 to Dr. Joseph Sawyer, the superintendent of the Shrewsbury Public Schools and Todd Bazydlo, SHS principal.

Remembering those lost on Sept. 11, 2001

September 11th, 2014

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Marlborough – The lawn of the Walker Building in Marlborough is covered in flags in honor of those who perished in attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Photos/David Bagdon

Four join Marlborough Fire Department

September 10th, 2014

(l to r) Ryan M. DeGiacomo, Dana D. Soroka Jr., Craig J. Ahearn, and Joseph J. Bisazza

Region – The Marlborough Fire Department will soon have four new certified firefighters. Craig J. Ahearn, Joseph J. Bisazza, Ryan M. DeGiacomo, and Dana D. Soroka Jr. graduated Aug. 29 from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy's (MFA) Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program in a ceremony held at the Department of Fire Services in Stow. According to [...]

Corridor Nine Chamber to host Applefest 5k

September 10th, 2014

The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 21st Applefest 5k, Saturday, Sept. 20.
File photo/David Bagdon

Northborough – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 21st Applefest 5k, Saturday, Sept. 20. The race starts and finishes at the Marion E. Zeh Elementary School, 33 Howard St. The event traditionally attracts between 300 to 500 runners and walkers and is perfect for experienced runners as well as those just starting out.

United we stand

September 10th, 2014

9.11 cartoon

Region – This week, while communities mark the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, rather than commemorating the events themselves, they focus on those who died that day, some as innocent victims and some as heroes. Remembering those who died honors the current sacrifice and dedication of U.S. military personnel and local police officers and firefighters.

Algonquin triumphs over North Middlesex in field hockey

September 10th, 2014

Algonquin players (white) surge in front of the North Middlesex goal.  Megan Holmes (left) scored on the play.

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks field hockey team defeated the North Middlesex Regional Patriots 3-0 Sept. 8.? Juliet Chapin, Megan Holmes and Julianne Sacco scored the goals for the Tomahawks.

Marlborough senior “toughs it out” as Marines take over football practice

September 8th, 2014

U.S. Marines instruct MHS football players to drag their teammates across a field as part of an Aug. 21 practice and team-building exercise.
Photo/Tom Quinn

Marlborough – Marlborough High School (MHS) senior Willy Cowdrey said the team's Aug. 21 football practice started out rough, with the team messing up assignments and communication. It didn’t get any easier when a group of soldiers from the U.S. Marine Corps showed up and took over practice.

“We didn’t think they were coming because it took a while, and then they came and we were just like, “damn,”" Cowdrey said.

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