Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Algonquin to host Relay for Life on Friday

May 26, 2009 03:52:37 PM

The track at Algonquin will be packed on Friday night, but not with the usual set of high school sprinters, shot-putters, and high jumpers. Instead, the track will be taken over by cancer survivors, cancer patients, friends, family, and supporters. From Friday afternoon into the wee hours of Saturday morning, Algonquin will play host to […]

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Is the movie a boon to town businesses?

May 26, 2009 02:25:11 PM

That’s a question that has been posed by commenters in the last week. With hundreds of crew members, extras, and fans in town, the potential is certainly there. But is the payoff being realized? The Metrowest Daily News dug into the question a bit and found that for some town business like English Garden Florist, […]

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Memorial Day photos

May 26, 2009 01:34:19 PM

I was out of town for the weekend, so I didn’t catch the Memorial Day parade and observances. But Linda over at Southborough News had her camera ready and got bunches of photos. Check them out (you may need to scroll to view them). Update: There are also some nice photos in this flickr set.

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Where buffalo once roamed, a convenience store

May 26, 2009 11:46:52 AM

It hasn’t been the Buffalo Farm for a long, long time. Still, I swear I smell the penny candy every time I walk into what is now the Country Gourmet, formerly Capasso Farms, formerly Willow Brook Farms (aka, the Buffalo Farm). The property has undergone a number of incarnations since buffalo roamed in the pasture […]

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Movie shoot extended by a day or two

May 26, 2009 09:53:27 AM

If you haven’t made it down to the movie set to do some gawking yet, you’ll have a few more chances this week. Today was supposed to be the last day of filming in Southborough for the Adam Sandler comedy “Grown Ups,” but apparently things are running behind. Filming will continue tomorrow and possibly into […]

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Algonquin students journey to the ‘absurd’

May 26, 2009 06:52:14 AM

This weekend Algonquin will present Journey to Absurdity, a collection of five absurdist plays. The plays include Anton Chekhov’s “The Marriage Proposal,” Christopher Durang and Wendy Wasserstein’s “Medea,” Samuel Beckett’s “Catastrophe,” Edward Albee’s “The Sandbox,” and Eugene Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano.” Performances will take place in the Algonquin Small Performance Theater. Showtimes are as follows: […]

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