Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Readers have been uploading their photos for nearly a week. We've crowned a winner.
Our photo contest this week attracted dozens of photos of skiers (and some snowboarders too!) We could only choose one, however, as the winner of a $25 gift card. All photos uploaded before 5 p.m. yesterday were under consideration to be crowned the winner in Patch's Picture of the Week Contest. After deliberating, we had to go with shot of Dillon Fitzpatrick, uploaded by Asset Strategy Consultants. Thank you to all those who participated! Please continue to share your photos with us, either through our blogging platform or by uploading to your local Patch site's Pics and Clips gallery. Asset Strategy Consultants, we'll be emailing you so we can make arrangements to get you your $25 gift card. Return to Patch tomorrow, when you can start …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
A group of Patch employees went to Ski Ward to receive a lesson.
Patch headed to "snow school" at the Ski Ward in Shrewsbury last week, with editor Charlene Arsenault taking some first-ever downhill skiing lessons. Patch the reindeer always wedges his way onto the scene, and did so again this time. Snow School at the Ski Ward employs more than 100 instructors for its ski and snowboard classes. Racing instruction, too, is available. Classes are available for groups, individuals, and all ages. Ski Ward also offers tubing, but you don't need much instruction for that activity. Check out our video of our experience at the Ski Ward, where "pizza" and "french fry" moves were applied to the mountainside. Do you remember your first time skiing? Seasoned skiers: do you have any tips for novices? Where do you …
Thursday, January 6, 2011
No athletic supporter jokes, please.
Thursday, January 6, 2011
1. The Armstrong School Parent Group meets tonight at 7:15 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and is a great way to find out what is happening at the elementary school. 2. Fales Parent Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Fales Cafeteria. The group is presenting guest speaker Dennis Fenton, a former Westborough Educator. Dennis will be presenting Love, Limits, and Lessons, a special presentation including parenting tips. Open to the public. Children are welcome. 3. The Westborough High School Rangers boys' and girls' varsity alpine ski team is participating in a league meet at Ski Ward this afternoon. The event begins at 3:00. Yeah, we're wondering about the snow, too. 4. The Rangers boys' varsity basketball team is hosting St. Bernard's…