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July 19, - July 25, 2009

Left Over Mushrooms

July 25, 2009 - Mushrooms are prospering around the state with all the rain we've had.

Who?

July 25, 2009 - A clay owl sits guarding an garden.

Hosta

July 25, 2009 - Who remembers as a kid squishing these unopened florets and hearing them pop?

Things To do

Sunday July 25

Nipmuc Nation Native American Fair

The 56th annual Native American Fair, sponsored by the Nipmuc Nation, will be held at 80 Brigham Hill Rd., Grafton. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the opening ceremony starts at 2 p.m. Admission: $3, $1 children. Parking is available at the Lions Club.

Boxer Bash 2009

Stop by Hopkinton State Park from 12-5 p.m. for a summer day of fun for boxers and the humans who love them. All sales from the event will help support Boxer Buddies in its mission to provide homes for boxers in need. All friendly and leashed dogs are welcome. A small parking fee will be charged by the state park. For more info, visit www.boxerbuddies.org.

Clark Art Institute Lecture on India Palace-Museums

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Fellow Kavita Singh will present a lecture, “At Home with My Maharaja: Entering the Palace-Museum in India,” at 3 p.m., examining the palaces of Indian maharajas that have been turned into public museums. The lecture is free. The art institute is located at 225 South St. in Williamstown. For more info, call (413) 458-2303 or visit clarkart.edu

 

Tuesday July 28

Christmas in July at Pets Gone Healthy

Pets Gone Healthy, 505 Boston Post Road West on the Marlborough/Northborough line, will be hosting its 3rd annual "Christmas in July" through Aug. 1. Christmas in July is a great opportunity for pet lovers or the friends and family of pet lovers to preview wonderfully unique holiday gifts. Stop by for refreshments and get a head start on holiday shopping. Pets Gone Healthy offers all natural and organic premium health foods, treats, gifts and accessories. Visit petsgonehealthy.com  for info.

 

Portraits of the Garden” Exhibit at Tower Hill

Portrait of the Garden: Illuminating Nature Through Scanner Photography by artist Ellen Hoverkamp will be on exhibit through Sept. 16 in Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s Alice Milton Gallery. Opening reception is July 30. Tower Hill is located at 11 French Dr. in Boylston. For more info, visit www.towerhillbg.org or call (508) 869-6111. Exhibit is free with general admission.

Wayside Inn Strawberry Concert Series – Squirrel Hill Olde Tyme Band

Longfellow’s Wayside Inn in Sudbury concludes its Strawberry Concert Series at 7 p.m. with the sounds of the Squirrel Hill Olde Tyme Band. The concert will be held in the Martha Mary Chapel and tickets are $14 ($37.95 for a special dinner package). Advance registration is required. For info or for tickets, call (978) 443-1776 or visit www.wayside.org/events.

Wednesday July 29

The Willows Summer Concert Series – Fantasy Big Band

The 2009 Summer Concert Series at the Willows at Westborough, 1 Lyman St., continues at 7:15 p.m. rain or shine, with the Fantasy Big Band. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Free parking available across the street at the Hastings School.

 

Family Fun Night under the Wayside Inn Canopy Tent

Join Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, 72 Wayside Rd., Sudbury, under its festive canopy tent from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for free entertainment and family fun. A cash bar and delicious Wayside Inn barbeque will be available for a small fee. The Ancient Order of Fife and Drum will provide dramatic entertainment for visitors. Reservations are not required. Rain or shine. For more info, visit www.wayside.org or call (978) 443-1776.

Thursday July 30

Portraits of the Garden” Opening Reception at Tower Hill

The opening reception of  "Portrait of the Garden: Illuminating Nature Through Scanner Photography" by artist Ellen Hoverkamp will be held 6-7:30 p.m. at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. Free and open to the public. For more info, call (508) 869-6111 or visit www.towerhillbg.org

Chicks

July 25, 2009 - The Bourdon Chickens wait around for the

2009 4-H Fair
August 28, 29, 30, 2009

Middlesex County 4-H Fair

South Chelmsford Rd., Westford.

August 28 - 30
Fri. & Sat. 8:30am-8:00pm, Sun. 8:30am-4:30pm. Admission: Adults: $7.00; seniors 65 & over $5.00; ages 4-10 $2.00; ages 3 & under free.

Three day horse show, pony rides, children’s rides & games, local museum displays, livestock competition in dairy, goat, sheep, rabbits & poultry, snack bar, country store, chicken BBQ on Sat. & Sun. Contact Person: Secretary: Beth Dubrawski, P.O. Box 352, Westford, MA 01886, 781-878-5936, pbaadski@comcast.net, www.4-hmiddlesexfair.org.

Worcester Tornadoes New Summer Skills Clinics

Following an overwhelming response to their 2009 summer camp offerings, the Worcester Tornadoes have announced that they will host a series of skills clinics this summer. The clinic, taking place from 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 1 and 15, will give young players the opportunity to work on baseball fundamentals with Tornadoes players and coaches. Each clinic will be limited to 50 attendees and provides players a unique chance to work closely with players. The clinics will be open to boys and girls ages 6-15 at a cost of $50 per participant. Also included in the cost of the clinic will be two Flex Tickets, allowing the young players to attend a Tornadoes home game with a friend in 2009. More info and registration forms are available at www.worcestertornadoes.com or by calling the Worcester Tornadoes Front Office at (508) 792-2288.

 

Old Sturbridge Village “Redcoats and Rebels”

Nearly 5,000 visitors and 800 historic military re-enactors will converge on Old Sturbridge Village through Aug. 2 to watch the action at the 7th annual Redcoats and Rebels event – the largest such re-enactment in New England. More than 40 units portraying British, Hessian, Irish, Welsh, Scotch, French and Colonial troops will conduct mock battles with lots of musket, cannon and artillery fire, demonstrate marching and drilling, and entertain visitors with fife and drum music. For more info and directions, visit www.osv.org or call 1-800-733-1830.

 The hospital medicine physicians of Marlborough Hospital will be implementing Project BOOST as one of only 24 hospitals in the nation selected to participate in the program. A staff of more than 25 hospitalists affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center work at Marlborough Hospital including: (l to r): Miguel Lizardo, MD; Jay Jahanmir, MD, PhD, associate chief; and Connie Drexler, MD.

Marlborough Hospital one of 24 Hospitals in the Nation

to be Selected for Project BOOST

(Marlborough, MA – July 24, 2009) – Marlborough Hospital was recently selected as one of 24 hospitals in the United States to participate in Project BOOST (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions), managed by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) announced Jasen Gundersen, MD, MBA, Marlborough’s chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs. 

Project BOOST is a comprehensive program to optimize care transitions from the hospital to home, thereby reducing preventable re-hospitalizations and complications while improving communication among health care providers. In 2008, six hospitals were selected to be part of the pilot program. Marlborough Hospital was chosen for the second cohort after a competitive application process and is the only hospital in Massachusetts to be among those selected.

“We are honored to be a part of this progressive program,” explained Dr. Gundersen. “The goal is to reduce readmissions through streamlining a multi-disciplinary approach to discharges, especially for our older patients.”  

The Project BOOST program is implemented by hospital medicine physicians at Marlborough  Hospital which began its hospital medicine program in 2006 and in January 2008 became part of the UMass Memorial Medical Center Hospital Medicine Program. The UMass Memorial Hospital Medicine Program is the oldest and largest hospital-run hospitalist program in New England.

Hospital medicine is the fastest growing medical specialty in the U.S., and focuses on the treatment of hospitalized patients. In October 2006, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced plans to recognize hospital medicine as a distinct field of Internal Medicine, and began pursuing a plan of Focused Recognition for Hospital Medicine.T

Often referred to as “hospitalists,” these physician’s activities include patient care, teaching, research and leadership related to hospital care. Many patients are referred to hospitalists by their primary care physicians (PCPs) for treatment during the duration of their hospitalization, then are returned to the care of their PCPs after discharge. Hospitalists consult on and treat patients referred by surgeons and medical subspecialists during their hospitalizations. These physicians do not provide ongoing care for the patient after they leave the hospital.

Supported by a $1.4 million grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation, Project BOOST utilizes a team approach to assess patients’ risk for re-hospitalization, and plans and executes risk-specific discharge planning activities. The project is led by a national advisory board of recognized leaders in hospital medicine, care transitions, payers and regulatory agencies. The board includes representatives from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

The following 24 sites have been selected to be a part of Project BOOST:

Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH

Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, PA

UMass-Marlborough Hospital - Marlborough, MA

Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT

Cooper Health, Camden, NJ

Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, FL

Emory Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN

Chesapeake Hospitalists, P.C., Chesapeake, VA

Kaiser Permanente Hospital West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ

SSM St. Mary’s Health Center, St. Louis, MO

Aurora Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

Billings Clinic, Billings, MT

Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS

 About the Society of Hospital Medicine

SHM is the premier medical society representing hospitalists. Over the past decade, studies have shown that hospitalists decrease patient lengths of stay, reduce hospital costs and readmission rates, all while increasing patient satisfaction. Hospital medicine is the fastest-growing specialty in modern healthcare, with over 28,000 hospitalists currently practicing and an upward growth trajectory in full force. For more information about SHM, visit www.hospitalmedicine.org.

About Marlborough Hospital

Marlborough Hospital, a community resource since 1890, is served by a medical staff of more than 300 primary care physicians and specialists. The hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and ancillary services, including oncology, laboratory and radiology services, physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, inpatient and partial day mental health services as well as diabetes education and management. A state-of-the-art Emergency Department, staffed by emergency medicine physicians from the UMass Memorial Medical Center, provides 24-hour emergency care. As a member of UMass Memorial Health Care, Marlborough Hospital provides patients with a direct link to the advanced medical resources of UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, a nationally recognized academic medical center. Marlborough Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is certified as a primary stroke service by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

A Skate Boarders Dream

July 24, 2009 - The Dew Tour, the world's premier season-long action sports tour, announced that its Skate Open will be held at the TD Banknorth Garden on July 24-25. The event will feature the world's best athletes in skate vert and park and will play host to the ISF World Championships of Skateboarding along with a free music concert.

For Saturday's finals, Action Zone tickets cost $100 a day for adults and children and provide access to priority reserved seating for all finals contests on Saturday, in addition to official Dew Tour merchandise, a behind-the-scenes tour, athlete autograph session, merchandise discount coupon, Fast Pass access into all venues and interactive areas, and cold Mountain Dew. Reserved seating tickets will be $35 for children and adults and guarantees seating for all finals competitions. Grounds Pass tickets cost $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

Friday's event tickets are on sale for $15 for all ages. The ticket will include admission to all preliminary round of competitions held at TD Banknorth Garden.

Coming to Boston for the first time in the Dew Tour's five-year history, the event will feature the world's greatest talent in skateboarding and will be host to the ISF's World Championship of Skateboarding as well as open qualifier competitions. In addition to the skateboarding competitions that will be taking place, the Skate Open will also feature a free music concert, taking place at City Hall Plaza on Friday, July 24.

The following is the schedule for competition at the Skate Open:

* Friday, July 24th: SKB Park, SKB Vert Prelims/Concert
* Saturday, July 25th: SKB Park, SKB Vert Finals

**Schedule is subject to change**

Click for Event

The Tour

Dew Underground

Exchange of Flag

July 23, 2009 - Local Southborough Veterans John Wilson, Fran Hamel, Steve Whynot, Dan Kolenda and Pete Phaneuf stand with www.anysoldier.com supporters Debbie Depp Wilson and Lisa Braccio tonight. Debbie has donated the flag and patch to the Southborough Veterans.  As a thank you for receiving packages from one of the semi-annual package drives, the flag for Southborough was flown in Afghanistan by the 1-6 Kansas Agribusiness Development Team on Memorial Day at 0849 hours (the time of the first tower being struck) and flew for 9 hours and 11 minutes to remember those who gave of themselves on that day. Debbie has shared some insights from thank you emails that came with the flag and a patch that represents the unit.

CSM Jim Crosby said, "It is an honor for our Team to receive all of the packages that we have from your town. You will hold a special place for us throughout this deployment. Thank you for everything!

The Patch that I sent is a representation of our Team motto, "Combat Farmers"! You will notice the Minuteman holding his muskets which represents the National Guard. His plow is immediately to his right and in his immediate background you will notice wheat stalks, representative of the State of Kansas, and the Country of Afghanistan, where we proudly serve the people of our great Nation. Beneath the Minuteman is our unit name, the 1-6th Kansas Agribusiness Development Team. We took our designation from the 1-6th Volunteer Kansas Cavalry which was organized in 1861 at the onset of the Civil War and was deactivated in 1865. We chose this as a symbol of volunteerism as all 63 members of our Team volunteered for this mission.

We certainly hope you enjoy the items we're sending you as much as we enjoyed the items you sent us."

Most Respectfully,
James D. Crosby
CSM, USA
Command Sergeant Major
1-6th Kansas Agribusiness Development Team
 

Flood Warning and Watches are out

July 23, 2009 - Flood Watch in effect from 9 PM EDT this evening through
Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Massachusetts and southern New
Hampshire... including the following areas... in Massachusetts...
central Middlesex MA... eastern Essex MA... eastern Franklin
MA... eastern Hampden MA... eastern Hampshire MA... eastern
Norfolk MA... northern Middlesex MA... northern Worcester MA...
southeast Middlesex MA... southern Worcester MA... Suffolk MA...
western Essex MA... western Franklin MA... western Hampden MA...
western Hampshire MA and western Norfolk MA. In southern New
Hampshire... Cheshire NH... eastern Hillsborough NH and western
and central Hillsborough NH.

* From 9 PM EDT this evening through Friday morning

* a widespread area of rain is expected to move into the watch area
during late this afternoon and early this evening. Widespread rain
and scattered thunderstorms are expected tonight into Friday
morning. Rain will be heavy at times... with the potential for
totals of 2 to 4 inches. Isolated higher totals are possible in
northeast into central Massachusetts.

* The potential exists for flooding on small streams as well as in
urban areas. Strong rises are expected on many larger tributaries.
There is the possibility that a few may come close to flood stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.
 

Rainy Days and School Day countdowns

Algonquin Regional High School Summer Book list

Trottier Middle School Summer Book list and 2009-2010 supply list

Neary and Woodward Elementary Summer book list

Finn School Library

Southborough Library Summer Reading Programs

Smoke Investigation

July 22, 2009 - Southborough Firefighters responded to a Southville Road residence tonight for the smell of smoke. 

Moss

July 22, 2009 - Looking like green stars a mat Juniper Moss.

New Water Mains

July 22, 2009 - The new water mains and gate valves are placed in the ditch on Fox Hill Road near Parkerville Road.

AURORA SURPRISE: Last night, July 21st and 22nd, a solar wind stream hit Earth's magnetic field and surprised observers with an unexpected display of auroras.  Northern Lights swept across parts of Canada and descended as far south as the Dakotas, Montana, Iowa and Wisconsin in the United States.  Photos of the display are featured on today's edition of http://spaceweather.com .

AURORA ALERTS:  Did you sleep through the show?  Next time get a wake up call from Space Weather PHONE:  http://spaceweatherphone.com.
 

Iridium 33 (wreckage) 08:45:54 pm NNW 08:49:55 29° 3.8 (dim)
ISS 09:48:05 pm WNW 09:50:25 47° -3.2 (very bright)

Survey of New England Ferns

This course is geared to people with some previous experience with ferns who want to gain knowledge of the whole group in this region.  We will review many of the 68 ferns that are native to New England.  Discussion includes projected photographs and frond silhouettes, and an explanation of field identification techniques.  We’ll practice by visiting selected sites on the property to identify live ferns.  Please bring a hand lens and a bag lunch.  Recommended text is the newly revised Peterson Guide, A Field Guide to Ferns.

Sunday, August 23, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: White Memorial Conservation Center, Litchfield, CT
Course Code: bot3418
Instructor: Don Lubin Raymond Abair
Fee: $66 (Member) / $78 (Nonmember)
Limit: 16   Credit: Elective--all certificates
Cosponsor: White Memorial Conservation Center

New England Wild Flower Society at Garden in the Woods
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701
508/877-7630; (FAX) 508/877-3658; (TTY) 508/877-6553
FULL MOON PADDLE

Date: Wednesday August 5, Time: 7:00-9:30pm

Location: Lake Whitehall, Hopkinton

Leader/Speaker: SVT Volunteer Simon Vos and Director of Membership Michael Sanders

Lake Whitehall is a very clean and serene lake, shallow and easy to maneuver. You will paddle around and explore some of the many small islands found at the lake. The area teems with wildlife; there is a good chance of seeing a beaver lodge.

Fee: Members: $15, Non-Members $25

First Annual Marlboro Triathlon
Saturday, July 25th
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Packat pickup - Marlborough High School (main entrance)
 
Sunday, July 26th
6:00 am Parking Lots open.
6:30 am Registration opens. Body Marking opens.
8:20 am Registration closes.
8:45 am Mandatory pre-race meeting. Boat Launch near Transition Area #1.
8:55 am Final call for 1st wave. All athletes need to be out of the water and out of the Transition Area.
9:00 am Race starts. Wave format below (subject to change!).
 
Time Wave Group
9:00 am 1 Pro/Elite & Junior Team
9:05 am 2 Men (ages 39 & Under)
9:10 am 3 Men (ages 40 & Over)
9:15 am 4 Women (ages 39 & Under)
9:18 am 5 Women (ages 40 & Over)
9:21 am 6 Beginner Women & Men, Relay
11:15 am Post race ceremony.

Click here for more information

Road Work Ahead

July 21, 2009 - Traffic along Parkerville Road south of Route 9 is restricted due to the ongoing construction

The Pumpkin Field?

July 21, 2009 - Young plants sprout at Chestnut Hill Farm. Most likely pumpkin plants again at this location.

SOUTHBOROUGH FIRE DEPARTMENT
DAILY LOG


Tuesday 7/14/09

10:49 GOOD INTENT CALL TURNPIKE RD
A29 FF SHANAHAN FF WILLS
E22 FF ASPESI FF CRINGAN

12:07 EMS CALL ADMIRAL LN
A29 FF SHANAHAN FF WILLS
C30 FF ASPESI

13:30 SMOKE DETECTOR, RESALE PRESIDENTIAL DR
C20 CAPT MAURO

13:50 SMOKE DETECTOR, RESALE KILLAM FARM LN
C20 CAPT MAURO

14:15 SMOKE DETECTOR, RESALE TURNPIKE RD
C20 CAPT MAURO

14:26 UNITENTIONAL TRANMISSION OF ALARM HARVEST LN
E22 FF ASPESI FF CRINGAN
E23 FF SHANAHAN FF WILLS

14:40 SMOKE DETECTOR, RESALE CORDAVILLE RD
C20 CAPT MAURO

15:00 SMOKE DETECTOR, RESALE SEARS RD
C20 CAPT MAURO

Wednesday 7/15/09

01:53 SERVICE CALL MARLBORO RD
E22 CAPT HUBLEY FF CRINGAN FF ASPESI
E23 FF WILLS FF SHANAHAN

08:46 EMS CALL NORTH ST
A29 FF GOODSPEED FF ROACH
C30 LT DANO

09:55 PLAN REVIEW - SMOKE DETECTOR WOOD ST
C3 CAPT MAURO

11:36 TRAINING - FIRE MAIN ST
HQ1 LT DANO FF ROACH FF GOODSPEED FF NEAL

13:30 OIL BURNER MAIN ST
C20 CAPT MAURO

15:45 UST REMOVAL FAIRVIEW DR
C20 CAPT MAURO

Thursday 7/16/09

05:26 EMS CALL SOUTHVILLE RD
A29 FF GOODSPEED FF NEAL
C30 LT DANO

11:04 TRAINING - FIRE MAIN ST
A29 FF CRINGAN
E22 FF WILLS CAPT HUBLEY
E23 FF ASPESI FF SHANAHAN

11:50 EMERGENCY MEDICAL CALL WILDWOOD
A29 FF ASPESI FF CRINGAN

14:17 UNITENTIONAL TRANMISSION OF ALARM SEARS RD
A29 FF CRINGAN FF ASPESI
E23 CAPT HUBLEY FF SHANAHAN FF WILLS

17:00 EMERGENCY MEDICAL CALL LATISQUAMA RD
A29 FF CRINGAN FF ASPESI
C30 FF SHANAHAN

22:37 PUBLIC SERVICE ASSISTANCE WARD RD
C30 FF WILLS

Friday 7/17/09

11:16 EMS CALL PARKERVILLE RD
A29 FF GOODSPEED FF NEAL
C30 LT DANO

SOLAR ECLIPSE: The longest total eclipse of the 21st century is about to begin. It starts just hours from now at approximately 9 p.m. EDT on July 21st (0100 UT on July 22nd). The path of totality crosses many major cities in India and China, setting the stage for possibly the best-observed eclipse in history. Photos from the path of totality will be posted on http://spaceweather.com as the event unfolds.

COSMIC COLLISION:  Evidence is mounting that something did hit Jupiter no more than a few days ago.  The impact site (a dark "scar" in Jupiter's clouds) was discovered on July 19th by Australian amateur astronomer Anthony Wesley, and NASA astronomers quickly confirmed the find.  Infrared photos posted on today's edition of Spaceweather.com are consistent with an asteroid or comet strike on the giant planet.  The debris zone in Jupiter's clouds is itself as wide as a small planet, making it an easy target for backyard telescopes.
 

Southborough Puppeteer Wins National Award.

Deborah Costine of Southborough MA has just returned from the National Puppetry Festival in Atlanta where she received the U.N.I.M.A. Citation for Excellence in Puppetry.  U.N.I.M.A. is an international organization of Puppetry with Chapters in many countries. 

Since 1975 UNIMA-USA has awarded Citations of Excellence (the "UNI") that recognize and reward the best of the puppetry arts in this country. In addition to encouraging worthy puppeteers, the goal of the Citations program is to provide credible recognition that will aid puppeteers as they seek audiences in this country and abroad. The Citations are awarded to shows that touch their audiences deeply; that totally engage, enchant and enthrall. In meeting the criteria for excellent puppetry, Citation-worthy shows must also stand as prime examples of excellent theatre.

Ms. Costine has been a professional puppeteer for 35 years co-founding The Gerwick Puppets with Len Gerwick in 1974.   About fifteen years ago Debbie began her own company as a solo performer and has produced three shows that she presents to young audiences throughout New England.  The UNIMA award is for her production of “A Woodland Cinderella” – her own adaptation of the classic story.

The Review Panel had the following comments:

"A total delight." 

"The solo puppeteer was masterful in her performance."

"An extremely effective use of scenery and space."

"Deborah kept her audience thoroughly engrossed with her storytelling abilities."

Deborah Costine can be contacted at the following:

deborahcostine@verizon.net

508-481-6837

The Marlboro Senior Softball teams finally got back in action last week with all the rain. The Iron Workers Union Local #7 took all 4 of their games and  The Friends of the Marlboro Seniors dropped their two games the week of Jul 18th.

The Iron Workers Local #7 traveled to Wayland and took on the Gray Sox won both games of the doubleheader taking the first game 12 – 9 and the 2nd 22 – 5.  Marlboro’s offense was led by John Gauvin 7 for 7 and Bob Maquire 5 for 6.  Steve Picone supplied the power with 3 home runs.

The Iron Workers then traveled to Wayland and took on the “A” Team and won both games of the doubleheader taking the both games by the same score of 13 – 2.  Marlboro’s offense was led by Tom Malvesti 7 for 7 and Steve Picone 6 for 7 and adding another home run bringing his total to 6.

The Friends of the Marlborough Seniors softball team entertained the Worcester Falcons “B” team and dropped both games of the doubleheader 6 to 4 and 5 to 2.  Marlboro’s offense was led by Fred Scerra, Ed Beauchemin and Peter Mirabella all going 3 for 5.

Team Record are the Friends of the Marlboro Seniors is 8 and 8 and the Iron Workers Union Local #7 is 13 and 5.

Turkey Point Light House

July 21, 2009 - On a recent trip to Maryland we visited the Turkey Point Light house which protected the waters near the Elk and North East rivers and the Chesapeake Bay.  Click here for more info. If you have a special photo you would like to share with the Southborough News, please send it along to editor@southboroughnews.com

Mustang Roundup

July 19, 2009 - The Mustang Car Club of New England held their twenty-fifth Mustang and Fords Summer Roundup at the Solomon Pond Mall earlier today. 

Sunset Night

July 19, 2009 - Sunset over the Sudbury Reservoir from White Bagley Road.

JUPITER IMPACT? On July 19th, a veteran observer of Jupiter in Australia photographed a fresh dark "scar" in Jupiter's cloudtops; the feature resembles the Shoemaker-Levy 9 impacts of 1994.  It is possible that Jupiter has been struck anew by an asteroid or comet.  Astrophotographers around the world should train their optics on Jupiter to confirm the event and monitor its progress.  Visit http://spaceweather.com for photos and updates.
 

 

Southborough meetings

July 19- July 25, 2009

Meeting

Date

Time

Where

HISTORICAL COMMISSION July 20 7:00 PM Museum 25 Common Street
MBTA TRIANGLE COMMITTEE
 
July 20 7:00  PM Country Kitchen Cordaville Hall

Monday 13

Tuesday 14

Wednesday 15

Thursday 16

Friday 17

8:30 Health Clinic

8:30 walking group

9:30 Learning Pool Game Strategies 8:30 Health Clinic

9:00 AM Foster's Downeast clambake mini- bus trip

9:30 Cribbage 9:30 Tai Chi      
 

10:00 Bocci

2:00 PM Fitness 9:30  Mah Jongg  
 

12:00 Pitch

  10:00 Bocci 10:00 WII Fitness
2:00 Fitness 12:00 Ping Pong   12:30 Pitch  
      1:00 PM bridge  
 

 

     

Learning Strategies for your Pool Game:

July 22, 2009 at 9:30am Bob LeBlanc, professional Pool Instructor will be coming to the senior center to show you different game strategies. Bob will teach the basics and demonstrate advanced techniques along with some trick shots. This is sure to be a very valuable experience!

Falconi Golf Tournament:

Anyone interested in volunteering for the Falconi Golf Tournament subcommittee should see Mary or Alice at the front office or call (508) 229-4453. Anyone wishing to donate items to the Falconi Golf Tournament Silent Auction (i.e. major sports tickets, timeshare rentals, etc.) should submit their name and donation description to Mary or Alice at the front office or call (508) 229-4453.

Alice’s Gift Shop:

Please stop by and see what Alice has in the gift shop this summer. There are some really pretty items. If you would like to make a donation, please drop them off at the front desk.

Computers:

We now have two computers in the hall before you enter our main room that are now hooked up to the internet. You will be able to read e-mail and look up information as well as play some fun card games. Feel free to sit down and use the computers. Let us know if you would like any help.

 

FITNESS

Please be aware that Brad will be on vacation on Monday Wednesday, July 29th

 

Senior Center open 9:00 AM - 12 noon Saturdays

Library Schedule July 19 - July 25, 2009

Sunday 19 Monday 20 Tuesday 21 Wednesday 22 Thursday 23 Friday 24 Saturday 25
   

 

Art to Gogh

presents “Dance

Blast to Gogh”

Ages 5+

Please sign up at

desk

 

 

Pajama Story Time

7:00 pm

6:00 pm Foreign

Film Discussion

Group

 

Drop-in craft day

10 - 5

 
 

Library is closed

Saturdays in July

and August

 

Click for the Summer Reading Program at the Southborough Library

July 19, 2009 -Judy a reader from Framingham sent in this photo of her dogs and her fourth of July card.