This Week's Highlight

New and traditional events highlight weekend of fun as Northborough celebrates Applefest 2017 »

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – The town of Northborough’s residents as well as guests from near and far  attended a number of events Sept. 14-17 during

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700 age-restricted units planned for former State Hospital property »

04:12 pm | Westborough - Reid Blute, vice president of Pulte Homes in Westborough, appeared before the Board of Selectmen at their…

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Westborough Board reviews warrant articles for fall Town Meeting »

08:42 pm | Westborough – Westborough’s fall Town Meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at Westborough High School,…

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Westborough Board establishes search committee for new police chief »

08:39 pm | Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon has recently given written notice that he intends to retire Jan. 31,…

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Planning Board to hold public hearings regarding production of alcohol »

09:46 pm | Westborough - The Westborough Planning Board will hold a public hearing during its Tuesday, Sept. 12, meeting on five…

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Local News

Thank you from Westborough 300th anniversary committees »

08:17 pm | On behalf of our entire Westborough 300th Anniversary Committee and the Grande Parade Planning Committee, we would like to say…

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Westborough Cultural council seeks online grant proposals »

08:14 pm | Westborough - The Westborough Cultural Council is accepting grant applications online for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for funds…

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Tour of historic Westborough train depot Sept. 24 »

07:31 pm | Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society will hold a tour of the redesigned c.1899 train depot, now the offices of…

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Westborough’s 300th anniversary parade was awesome »

05:27 pm | What an awesome parade! With all the political unrest in this country, uncertainty in world affairs, and devastating storms ripping…

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Neil R. Cronin, 78, of Shrewsbury »

09:27 am | Shrewsbury – Neil R. Cronin, 78, a longtime teacher and respected tennis coach at Algonquin Regional High School, passed away…

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Get in the spirit »

04:40 pm | Shrewsbury – The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival, the 21st in its history, will culminate with a number of fun,…

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Christopher A. Foley, 43, of Shrewsbury »

11:02 am | Shrewsbury – After a courageous battle with cancer, Christopher A. Foley, 43, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully in the comfort…

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Kitrick A. Kelly Sr., 63, of Shrewsbury »

09:56 pm | Shrewsbury – Kitrick A. Kelly Sr., 63, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, following…

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Marlborough soccer continues winning ways over Algonquin »

05:04 pm | By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The Marlborough High School boys’ soccer team came out on top 5-1 over…

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Kathryn G. Kofos, 92, of Marlborough »

11:09 am | Marlborough – Kathryn G. “Kay” (Douvas) Kofos, 92, of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at her home after a…

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Marlborough saxophonists play at Newport Jazz Festival »

07:37 pm | Marlborough – Saxophonists Justin Bartlett and Matthew Pearl of Marlborough earned an impressive credit for their resumes. They performed at…

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Local performer returns to Connecticut Renaissance Faire »

05:37 pm | Marlborough/Southborough – Dave Morrow of Marlborough is a former Southborough resident transplanted from Brookfield, Conn., who is now commuting weekends…

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Repair Café coming to Northborough »

10:18 pm | Northborough - If you have a broken item, don’t be too quick to throw it away. The Northboro Junior Woman’s…

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Northborough Recreation fall and winter programs »

08:10 pm | Northborough – The Northborough Recreation Department has announced its fall and winter programs. Register for these programs at www.northboroughrecreation.com.…

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Marlborough soccer continues winning ways over Algonquin »

05:04 pm | By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The Marlborough High School boys’ soccer team came out on top 5-1 over…

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David Patch, 87, of Northborough »

10:34 am | Northborough – David Patch, a longtime resident of Northborough and proud Korean War veteran, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 13,…

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Catherine M. Aiello, 88, of Hudson »

10:56 am | Hudson – Catherine M. (Demetri) Aiello, 88, of Hudson, formerly of Brighton and Gloucester, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017…

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Irene R. Swanson, 94, of Hudson »

10:45 am | Hudson – Irene R. (Brissette) Swanson, 94, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at home, surrounded by family. Irene was born…

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Hudson memorial 5K to benefit Brain Injury Association »

07:39 pm | Hudson – On Dec. 9, 2016, John Deane suffered a fall near his family’s Hudson home, which caused brain injuries…

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Hudson police log, Sept. 22 edition »

08:00 am | Hudson Tuesday, Sept. 5 10:50 a.m. Kent Dr. Larceny. 3:25 p.m. Washington St. MV accident/leaving scene. 4:09 p.m. Main St.…

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Local performer returns to Connecticut Renaissance Faire »

05:37 pm | Marlborough/Southborough – Dave Morrow of Marlborough is a former Southborough resident transplanted from Brookfield, Conn., who is now commuting weekends…

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Two Southborough Scouts earn Silver Award »

11:46 pm | Southborough - Avery Barnes and Raiya Sehgal-Sealey from Girl Scout Troop 72780 of Southborough have earned their Silver Award. The…

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Southborough Cultural Arts Council to host meeting Sept. 19 »

05:55 pm | Southborough – The Southborough Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) must have five members in order to receive funding from the Massachusetts…

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Lena A. Carloni, 96, of Southborough »

03:40 pm | Southborough – Lena A. Carloni, 96, a lifelong resident of Southborough, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital after…

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Grafton police log, Sept. 22 edition »

08:00 am | Grafton Sunday, Sept. 3 12:48 a.m. Pine St. Suspicious person. 5:43 p.m. Crescent St. Ambulance – medical. 11:41 p.m. Grafton…

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Carol M. Girard, 79, of Grafton »

03:35 pm | Grafton – Carol M. (Berg) Girard, 79, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Her husband, Donald Girard,…

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Feeding the hungry and nourishing souls at St. Mary’s and St. Philip’s      »

09:07 pm | Grafton – Running a church ministry that feeds hundreds of hungry people each month takes a great deal of time,…

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Grafton Fire Department ‘fills the boot’ for MDA »

08:59 pm | Grafton - The Grafton Fire Department held a "Fill the Boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association May 13 and Aug.…

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People and Places

  • Locally renowned artist reaches out to all artists to join free workshops

    Region - Locally renowned artist Sid Solomon is an integral part of a thriving community of artists in Worcester and neighboring communities.

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  • Hudson memorial 5K to benefit Brain Injury Association

    Hudson – On Dec. 9, 2016, John Deane suffered a fall near his family’s Hudson home, which caused brain injuries and left

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  • Marlborough saxophonists play at Newport Jazz Festival

    Marlborough – Saxophonists Justin Bartlett and Matthew Pearl of Marlborough earned an impressive credit for their resumes. They performed at this year’s

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  • Local performer returns to Connecticut Renaissance Faire

    Marlborough/Southborough – Dave Morrow of Marlborough is a former Southborough resident transplanted from Brookfield, Conn., who is now commuting weekends back to

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  • Officials gather to celebrate grand opening of Oasis at Dodge Park

    Dodge Park Rest Home also honored for 50th anniversary   Worcester – Nearly 400 guests gathered Sept. 13 to celebrate the grand opening

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  • Two Southborough Scouts earn Silver Award

    Southborough - Avery Barnes and Raiya Sehgal-Sealey from Girl Scout Troop 72780 of Southborough have earned their Silver Award. The Silver Award is

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  • Nominations sought for BayPath Elder Services’ community service award

    Marlborough - BayPath Elder Services is inviting nominations for the 10th annual Frances Borger Klempner Community Service Award. This memorial award will

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  • Westborough ophthalmologist offers aesthetic procedures and complete eye care

    Westborough - As a board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Jean Keamy oversees a wide variety of procedures at her namesake practice, Keamy Eye &

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  • Ward Park Pickleball athletes compete in Senior Olympic games

    Region - The Fore Kicks Sports Complex was the host site for the 2017 Massachusetts Senior Olympic Games for Pickleball held Aug.

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  • Interboro Community Band begins new season Sept. 18

    Region – The Interboro Community Band ensemble meets Monday nights, September through June, from 7:45-9:15 p.m. in the band room of Algonquin

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • RTN donates over $22,000 to Mass. Coalition for the Homeless

    Region - RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation presented a check for $22,039 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

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  • ‘Fill the Boot’ drive Sept. 16

    Westborough - The Westborough Fire Fighters will be conducting their annual “Fill the Boot” drive Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. –

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  • Annual Friends of the Poor walk Sept. 30

    Marlborough - Immaculate Conception and St. Matthias parishes will hold their annual St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk Saturday,

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  • Feeding the hungry and nourishing souls at St. Mary’s and St. Philip’s     

    Grafton – Running a church ministry that feeds hundreds of hungry people each month takes a great deal of time, energy and

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  • Grafton Fire Department ‘fills the boot’ for MDA

    Grafton - The Grafton Fire Department held a "Fill the Boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association May 13 and Aug. 26.

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  • Shrewsbury woman raises Alzheimer’s Awareness

    Shrewsbury - Gina Tiberio Hamilton of Shrewsbury will participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Worcester Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday, Sept. 24, at

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  • Worcester County Sheriff’s Office donates over 300 cellphones

    Region - Rotmans, an official drop-off location for Cell Phones for Soldiers recently accepted their single largest donation of cell phones. Over

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  • Third Overdose Awareness Vigil gathers crowd in downtown Marlborough

    Marlborough - The third International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil at the Walker Building in Marlborough ended on Aug. 31 with hundreds of

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  • Southborough parents look to rebuild beloved playground

    By Alyssa Borelli, Contributing Writer Southborough – A group of Southborough parents are campaigning to close the funding gap on the replacement

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  • Dinner to benefit Southborough Community Fund Sept. 8

    Southborough – Celebrate Southborough at the Southborough Community Fund (SCF) Dinner Friday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Church Hall,

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