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Ashland Girls’ Basketball

Leone Sees Bright FutureSamantha Leone can identify with older Red Sox fans and their lament of “wait ’til next year’’ — a phrase that referred to the team’s futility in winning the American League pennant. Ashland High’s versatile 5-foot-9 point guard, who just wrapped up her junior year of basketball averaging 15 points and five assists, won’t be involved in tournament play. The last time she competed in the playoffs was as a freshman, both in basketball and field hockey, and the Clockers came very close to winning the Division 3 South Sectional in both sports.
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Hundreds Expected to Attend Second Annual Metrowest College Fair and

Students and families from more than 15 local high schools across the area will have the chance to be armed with all the information they need as they begin the college search process thanks to the second annual Metrowest College Fair and Career Day set for Saturday, March 21.
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The Snow is the Story

As with most stories, there are two sides. Some would see the new snowfall as (cold) beauty, while others see a nuisance to be endured. School children see a unique opportunity for play, or a day off from school. The pragmatist sees the cycle of water that includes evaporation in one season, and condensation in another. At some point, many people understand it as a fact of life, sometimes mild, at other times dangerous.
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Christine Scherer Produces Warren Documentary

By John KelleyA 2009 graduate of Ashland High School has produced and directed the first in a series of films about Ashland called the Ashland Archives. Christine Scherer presented a 35 minute film about Henry E. Warren on January 18th at the Ashland Historical Society with about 50 people in attendance. Christine acknowledged the support of many friends and family, as well as the Historical Society for source material, and local cable station WACA-TV which provided equipment and facilities.
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Ashland Business Association Happenings

By Cynthia WhittyThe featured speaker for the next Ashland Business Association (ABA) meeting will be Alex Carleton, from SHIFT Coaching of Ashland. The ABA meeting will be held at the Ashland Library, Community Room, 66 Front Street. Early networking, 6:30 to 7 pm; meeting with presentations, 7 to 8:30 pm. ABA members and guests are invited to attend. Carlton will present “How to Give (and Receive) Constructive Criticism.” Participants will learn the qualities of good constructive criticism and how to communicate it in a way that motivates change and leads to improvement.
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Tom Coakley is the assistant editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Sharon site.