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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Shrewsbury volunteer continues family legacy as food pantry coordinator

By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Back in the mid-1990s, Shrewsbury resident Maria Kassos took to heart the values instilled by her parents by...

Grafton man recalls posing for iconic Norman Rockwell painting

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Grafton – In 1958, Ed Locke was an eight-year-old boy having lunch in his school’s cafeteria, when fellow Stockbridge resident...

Girls Inc. of Worcester CEO inspires young women by example to be ‘strong, smart...

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Throughout Victoria Waterman’s career, there have been a number of “serendipitous steps” that have happened along the way, leading her...

Lynn Margherio & Cradles to Crayons – Sharing the spirit of giving throughout the...

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Boston – When Lynn Margherio, the founder and CEO of Cradles to Crayons, was growing up, she and her siblings...

Veterans Services Center dedicated in memory of fallen Westborough Marine

Michael Haskell was killed in 1983 Beirut attack By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Region – Framingham State University (FSU) dedicated its Veterans Services Center...

Founder of nonprofit looks back on races run and donations earned

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Over three decades ago, Bill Fiske was working as a VP Controller of First National Bank in Marlborough....

House passes Westborough Representatives legislation

Kane, Dykema and Gregoire bill creates a Women’s Rights History Trail in the commonwealth Boston - Meeting in a full formal session recently, the House of Representatives...

Susie Rheault

Helping with tools to empower children and women in Africa  By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer   In 2007, when she was working for the Clinton Foundation on...

84 year old Shrewsbury woman becomes U.S. citizen

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – By her own admission, Magdalena Margelony doesn’t “do well on tests.”  But recently she overcame her fears and...

‘The World’s Fastest Man’

Worcester was the longtime home of Major Taylor By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Worcester- There is a bronze statue of Major (Marshall) Taylor at the...