Ken Hamwey, Staff Sports Writer

March madness is a phrase linked to the frenzy that accompanies college basketball when its post-season tournament gets underway in large arenas in bustling cities where 64 teams battle to become the national champion.
On a smaller stage,...

Ken Hamwey, Staff Sports Writer

The Natick High boys swimming and diving team is starting to get the attention it deserves.
If letter grades were to be assigned to coach Caitlyn Shaddock’s squad, they would be straight A’s and the A would be for achievement. Consider what...

Amy Mevorach

When the tenor of politics becomes divisive, the track to harmony, for some, is completely clear. “Every human being has an instrument,” said Linus Travers, who sings bass in the Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus. Consisting of about 60 singers,...

Amy Mevorach

On March 26, the Town of Natick will hold an election for positions on the Board of Selectmen, the School Committee, the Planning Board, Recreation and Parks Commission, the Board of Assessors, the Board of Health, as well as the Moderator,...

Deborah Burke Henderson, Contributing Writer
Charity quilt-a-thon brings joy to those who give and those who receive

Despite the chilly temperatures and icy roads, eight women, including Natick residents Cindy Levine and Helen Sicotte, gathered together to work on and create handmade comfort quilts at The Power of the Quilt Project’s annual MLK Day of community...

Amy Mevorach

For the past 20 years, Beth Altchek and Kristin McEnaney have been teaching a combined first and second grade at Lilja Elementary. In adjacent classrooms separated by a door that is often open, each teacher leads a group of ten first graders and...

Cynthia Whitty

Four Natick residents will be “Struttin It to Boston” in the April 15, 2019 Boston Marathon to raise money for the Natick Community Organic Farm (NCOF). The specific NCOF programs they will be supporting are: the Teen Work Crew, a program that...

J.D. O'Gara
“Fill the Helmet” Campaign Feb. 2 & 3 Will Help Jake Achieve Bucket List

A rare form of cancer, Osteosarcoma, might have hit Ashland teen Jake Silver, but the teen is determined to make the most of the three to six months he has left. He’s put together a bucket list, and neighbors and friends are working to help him...

J.D. O'Gara
“Fill the Helmet” Campaign Feb. 2 & 3 Will Help Jake Achieve Bucket List

A rare form of cancer, Osteosarcoma, might have hit Ashland teen Jake Silver, but the teen is determined to make the most of the three to six months he has left. He’s put together a bucket list, and neighbors and friends are working to help him...

J.D. O'Gara
“Fill the Helmet” Campaign Feb. 2 & 3 Will Help Jake Achieve Bucket List

A rare form of cancer, Osteosarcoma, might have hit Ashland teen Jake Silver, but the teen is determined to make the most of the three to six months he has left. He’s put together a bucket list, and neighbors and friends are working to help him...

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