Friday, March 9, 2012

Obituary: Sherman V. Olson, 81

March 9, 2012 06:52:54 PM

SOUTHBOROUGH – “Keep it simple” was this entrepreneur’s favorite principle and one which personified his life. His business and personal insights, which he liked to call “words of wisdom”, will live on among those who had the pleasure to know him, work for him and live with him. Sherman Olson of Southborough and Jackson Hole, WY, […]

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Children’s book blog: Good choices for beginning readers

March 9, 2012 05:52:02 PM

This is the latest in an occasional series by Beth Melo, a Southborough mom who loves to read to her kids. In this installment, Beth shares her favorite choices for children who are learning to read.

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Popular act returns to Steeple Coffeehouse on Saturday night

March 9, 2012 02:42:44 PM
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Back by popular demand, Blackstone Valley Bluegrass will take the stage at the Steeple Coffeehouse on Saturday night. Now in its sixteenth season, Steeple Coffeehouse is located in Pilgrim Church’s Fellowship Hall.

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Girl Scouts collecting items for Hopkinton animal shelter

March 9, 2012 12:53:04 PM

Southborough Girl Scout Troop 77103 is sponsoring a drive to aid our furry friends at Baypath Humane Society in Hopkinton. The girls are collecting supplies like used towels, blankets, and sheets, along with necessities like dog food.

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Authors offer inspiration at Neary Book Week

March 9, 2012 10:42:54 AM
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A group of Neary fifth graders, sitting cross-legged on the floor of the school cafeteria earlier this week, listened with interest as Newbery Award winning author/illustrator Grace Lin told them about growing up as the only Asian child in her upstate New York school, and the stories that were inspired by her experiences.

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Assabet Valley Mastersingers to perform Music Across the Ages on Sunday

March 9, 2012 09:26:01 AM
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The Assabet Valley Mastersingers – a choral group with members from Southborough, Northborough, Marlborough, Hudson, Shrewsbury, Westborough and surrounding communities – will present Music Across the Ages at St. Mark’s School on Sunday.

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Time to get a new dog license

March 9, 2012 07:16:29 AM
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If you own a dog in Southborough and it’s more than six months old, you need to get a license for it each year. Licenses for the current year expire at the end of the month, so now’s the time to get a new one.

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