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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.

Marlborough Police Chase 5K races in stifling humidity

September 7th, 2014

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Marlborough – About 100 runners and walkers endured the humidity Sept. 6 for the 11th annual Police Chase 5K, presented by the Marlborough Police Patrol Officers Association (MPPOA) in memory of Sgt. William Kirby. The uncomfortable heat was likely the reason 30 others who had pre-registered didn's participate.

Honoring a fallen hero

September 7th, 2014

Photo/Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234, Northborough

Northborough – A homemade memorial near his family's home and a sign in front of the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 honors Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, who was killed in action Sept. 4 in Afghanistan.

Knight’s Airport Limousine Service promotes prostate cancer awareness initiative

September 5th, 2014

Knight's Airport Limousine Service staff (l to r) Brian Lafortune, Paul Barker, Mark Ford, John Robert, Mike Stratton, Paul Moroney and Robert Hoover 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Knight’s Airport Limousine Service has partnered with the American Cancer Society on a campaign to promote prostate cancer awareness and raise funds toward researching the disease.

Knight's Airport Limousine Service promotes prostate cancer awareness initiative

September 5th, 2014

Knight's Airport Limousine Service staff (l to r) Brian Lafortune, Paul Barker, Mark Ford, John Robert, Mike Stratton, Paul Moroney and Robert Hoover 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Knight's Airport Limousine Service has partnered with the American Cancer Society on a campaign to promote prostate cancer awareness and raise funds toward researching the disease.

Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade celebrates the movies

September 4th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – On a beautiful summer Saturday, Aug. 30, 18 boats took to the waters of Lake Quinsigamond for a Boat Parade. The entrants were instructed to decorate their boats using the theme of “Favorite Movie.”

Marlborough Lions Club: ‘You snooze, you lose’

September 3rd, 2014

Past President Marlene King (second from left) instructs the winning team sponsored by Sully's First Edition Pub – (l to r) Marcus Chrisafideis, 10, and 16-year-old friends Nick Coppola, Jason Plaurt and Michael Sullivan

Marlborough – The Marlborough Lions Club continued a longtime tradition spanning over 30 years with its annual Bed Race held Sept. 1 prior to the Labor Day parade. This year, fifteen teams of four runners pushed a hospital bed east to City Hall where they applied linen. After continuing further east and making a U-turn, [...]

Marlborough Lions Club: “You snooze, you lose”

September 3rd, 2014

Past President Marlene King (second from left) instructs the winning team sponsored by Sully's First Edition Pub – (l to r) Marcus Chrisafideis, 10, and 16-year-old friends Nick Coppola, Jason Plaurt and Michael Sullivan

Marlborough – The Marlborough Lions Club continued a longtime tradition spanning over 30 years with its annual Bed Race held Sept. 1 prior to the Labor Day parade. This year, fifteen teams of four runners pushed a hospital bed east to City Hall where they applied linen. After continuing further east and making a U-turn, [...]

Northborough joins Southborough for Dull Men’s Club BBQ

September 3rd, 2014

Gathered at a barbecue Aug. 22 at the Southborough Senior Center, are chapter leaders of the Dull Men's Club: (l to r) Al Radin of Pembroke, Bill Harrington of Southborough, and Bernie Gillon of Northborough.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough/Northborough – Imagine the excitement of a summer soirée with a guest list of members from three Dull Men’s Club (DMC) chapters. The self-proclaimed humdrum gentlemen of the Southborough Senior Center invited their Northborough and Pembroke counterparts to a barbecue Aug. 22, when they served hamburgers and hotdogs. You were expecting surf and turf?

Northborough joins Southborough for Dull Men's Club BBQ

September 3rd, 2014

Gathered at a barbecue Aug. 22 at the Southborough Senior Center, are chapter leaders of the Dull Men's Club: (l to r) Al Radin of Pembroke, Bill Harrington of Southborough, and Bernie Gillon of Northborough.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough/Northborough – Imagine the excitement of a summer soirée with a guest list of members from three Dull Men's Club (DMC) chapters. The self-proclaimed humdrum gentlemen of the Southborough Senior Center invited their Northborough and Pembroke counterparts to a barbecue Aug. 22, when they served hamburgers and hotdogs. You were expecting surf and turf?

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