Quotes (and this week video!) from stories in the local media that have a Southborough connection.
The Autism Life Aquatic
The Metrowest Daily News takes a look at the Michael S. Dukakis Aquatic Center at The New England Center for Children in Southborough.
Algonquin teacher honored
“I always knew I could accomplish something. I truly believed that growing up.” -Longtime Algonquin teacher and coach Jean Fedak who next month will be awarded the Massachusetts Women in Athletics Distinguished Service Award by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA). (Metrowest Daily News)
Not so sunny
“It was our largest show of the year for 23 years so we are long-time exhibitors there. We would meet a lot of new customers just through sheer volume (at the show). That part I’ll miss even more than money-wise.” – NancyEngel , owner of Sunny Window, a Southborough business that specializes in lavender products, on the recently-canceled New England Spring Flower Show. (Metrowest Daily News)
Not bad for their first season
“It was a tight game, 0-0, and we ran a play we called a 237 cross. Brad Cook, the left guard, and I cross blocked and we cleared out a hole that John Wilson, our fullback, ran through for a touchdown. That was the only score of the game and we won.”-BillJackman reminiscing about Algonquin’s very first football season. A senior from Southborough, Jackman played both offense and defense for the 1959 team that finished its season with an 8-1 record. ( Metrowest Daily News)