Military Run : Support Our Troops Color Run Raises over $3,500 for deployed troops

On November 16 Nipmuc Regional High School students Anna Young and Taylor Russell organized and hosted Military Run: Support Our Troops. The event was a 5k race which was about getting together, raising funds, and having fun; with the end result of supporting our troops. Taylor and Anna said the most challenging part of organizing the event was letting people know what they were doing, why they were doing it, and how people could help. They had been told historically this type of event would … [Read more...]

Upton Dancers to Dance in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

This coming Saturday 18 girls from Diane's School of Dance will board a bus and head off to New York City for a once in a lifetime experience - dancing in the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The girls will be performing with the Spirit of America Dancers which is made up of elite dancers from across the country. The girls are extremely excited to be 18 of the 8,000 participants to march and perform in the Nation's most beloved parade. In addition to marching in the parade the Spirit of … [Read more...]

No Veterans Day Celebrations in Upton today…

Sadly the Upton VFW has ceased to do any particular program on Veteran's Day in recent years. The Upton Veterans do plan on supporting Nipmuc Regional High School students Anna Young and Taylor Russell who will be hosting  a Military Run on November 16 to support deployed troops. The Upton Veterans will be presenting the Colors at the event and Commander Joseph McMahon will sing the National Anthem. The Military Run will start at 10:00 a.m. at  Nipmuc Regional High School, 90 Pleasant … [Read more...]

Nipmuc Regional High School Students Host Road Race to Support Troops – It’s a Color Run

On November 16, 2013, Nipmuc Regional High School students Anna Young and Taylor Russell will be hosting  Military Run: Support Our Troops.  The event is a 5k relatively flat road race with a twist. The race is less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is an un-timed race in which participants, or “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colors throughout the race. Taylor and Anna have selected colors to remind participants of … [Read more...]