November 28th, 2014
Region – A local veteran in need was presented with a Ford Taurus sedan Nov. 25 through Veterans Inc.’s Vehicle for Vets program and the donations of small businesses across Central Mass. and Metrowest.
Ed Cunningham was the lucky applicant selected by the Vehicles for Vets Committee, based on need and deservedness, according to committee member Dale Proulx.
November 27th, 2014
By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer Westborough – In their 56th meeting, the Westborough High School Rangers were seeking a third straight victory over the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks in a Thanksgiving Day match-up. Neither team scored in the first quarter, but Westborough’s Michael Heffernan scored on a run (Anthony Agreda point after) to get [...]
November 26th, 2014
Westborough – Math has gotten, in some cases, a bad rap. But two Westborough High School (WHS) graduates hope that with their new series that they have created for public television, they can show kids that math can actually be fun.
The show, “Odd Squad,” created by Tim McKeon and Adam Peltzman, for PBS KIDS, focuses on two young agents, Olive and Otto, who are part of the Odd Squad, an agency whose mission is to save the day whenever something unusual happens in their town. A math concept is embedded in each of their cases, as Olive and Otto work together to problem-solve and correct the ‘oddity’ in each episode.
November 25th, 2014
Marlborough – Business leaders from across the region gathered at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel Nov. 19 for the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) annual meeting luncheon.
November 20th, 2014
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
November 18th, 2014
Northborough – Scott Greenaway with Emily and Ruby Schadler, 16 months, enjoy an outing on Mt. Pisgah Nov 16. Photo/Jerry Callaghan
November 17th, 2014
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.
November 16th, 2014
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.
November 16th, 2014
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.
November 12th, 2014
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.