Selectmen approve measure to have police and fire report to Town Administrator »

10:27 pm | Northborough – The Northborough Board of Selectmen (BOS) continued a discussion at its July 18 meeting regarding how the…

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Selectmen approve early voting requests for upcoming elections »

04:32 pm | Westborough – Town Clerk Wendy Mickel, at the July 19 Board of Selectmen’s meeting, requested the board allow early…

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Board approves creation of Diversity & Inclusion Administrative Committee »

04:22 pm | Westborough – At the July 19 meeting of the Board of Selectmen, Town Manager Jim Malloy requested the formation…

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Library Building Committee updates selectmen on expansion project »

03:37 pm | Westborough - At the July 19 Board of Selectmen meeting, the Library Building Committee, along with Eric Moore, architect…

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Local News

Selectmen approve early voting requests for upcoming elections »

04:32 pm | Westborough – Town Clerk Wendy Mickel, at the July 19 Board of Selectmen’s meeting, requested the board allow early voting…

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Board approves creation of Diversity & Inclusion Administrative Committee »

04:22 pm | Westborough – At the July 19 meeting of the Board of Selectmen, Town Manager Jim Malloy requested the formation of…

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Library Building Committee updates selectmen on expansion project »

03:37 pm | Westborough - At the July 19 Board of Selectmen meeting, the Library Building Committee, along with Eric Moore, architect from…

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Westborough residents participate in jigsaw puzzle project »

09:54 am | Westborough – Residents and visitors to the Westborough Public Library are invited to participate in the ongoing community jigsaw puzzle…

A jigsaw puzzle completed as part of Puzzle Away. (Photo/submitted)
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Marie Lamontagne-DelFem, 96, of Shrewsbury »

10:13 am | Shrewsbury – Marie (Ruffanelli) Lamontagne-DelFem, 96, of Shrewsbury, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 in the tender care of her…

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Phyllis E. Francis, 75, of Shrewsbury »

09:55 am | Shrewsbury – Phyllis E. (Fyffe) Francis, of Shrewsbury, died at home Wednesday, July 20, 2016 with family gathered at her…

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Shrewsbury Legion wins Zone 4 championship »

12:32 pm | Shrewsbury - There’s just no place like home when a Zone 4 Samko American Legion Championship Series title is on…

Tyler McKeon connects with a pitch in the first inning.
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Leonard K. Hensas III, 40, of Shrewsbury »

10:40 am | Shrewsbury – Leonard “Lenny” K. Hensas III, 40, of Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Taunton. Lenny…

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Mary J. Brita, 98, of Marlborough »

10:18 am | Marlborough – Mary J. (Lettieri) Brita, 98, of Marlborough, died Monday, July 18, 2016 at her home. Born in Northborough,…

Obit Mary Brita
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Marlborough police log, July 22 edition »

10:08 am | Marlborough Monday, July 11 8:28 a.m. Maplewood Ave. Harassment. 1:13 p.m. Briarwood Ln. Disturbance. 1:30 p.m. Robin Hill St. Past…

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Marlborough senior holds the key to a happy, long life »

09:03 am | Marlborough – Marlborough resident Paulina Lynch enjoys every day to the fullest by keeping busy with volunteer work and healthy…

Paulina Lynch, who volunteers as a greeter at Marlborough City Hall, with Mayor Arthur Vigeant. (Photo/submitted)
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New name, changes for long-established Marlborough sports facility »

11:43 am | Marlborough—Wayside Athletic Club became the new name for the Wayside Racquet & Swim Club in May, following an ownership change…

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Selectmen approve measure to have police and fire report to Town Administrator »

10:27 pm | Northborough – The Northborough Board of Selectmen (BOS) continued a discussion at its July 18 meeting regarding how the town’s…

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Officer Joseph Galvin sworn in as lieutenant »

06:07 pm | Northborough - Police Sergeant Joseph Galvin was appointed unanimously to the post of police lieutenant by the Board of Selectmen…

Lt. Joseph Galvin being sworn in by Northborough Town Clerk Andrew Dowd
Photo/Melanie Petrucci
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Northborough police log, July 22 edition »

09:56 am | Northborough Sunday, July 3 6:39 a.m. West Main St. Fire Department assist. 11:31 a.m. Ruth Rd. Ambulance. 11:52 a.m. Village…

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Northborough girls’ soccer team competes in state tournament »

09:08 am | Northborough – The girls’ 14 and under (14U) soccer team, named “Northborough Strong,” won the Boston Area Youth Soccer (BAYS)…

The Northborough Strong team (Photo/submitted)
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Tackling town trivia during Hudson 150th anniversary »

01:49 pm | Hudson – As Hudson celebrates its 150th anniversary, residents and visitors were challenged to test their knowledge of the town…

Figuring the answer to a Hudson trivia question are Murphy family members (l to r) Suzanne, their son James, and Lee, collectively known as the “416 Mainers” team.
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Steven A. Crossman, 47, of Hudson »

10:35 am | Hudson – Steven A. Crossman, 47, currently of Hudson, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 17, 2016. Steven was the son…

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Robert DeMilia, 49, of Hudson »

10:27 am | Hudson – Robert James DeMilia, 49, of Hudson, a former longtime resident of Stow, died unexpectedly at his residence Saturday,…

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Ann E. Hurley, 60, of Hudson »

10:59 am | Hudson – Ann E. (Stankiewicz) Hurley, 60, of Hudson, passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 18, 2016 at Marlborough Hospital. Ann…

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ARHS graduates featured in new Pop TV docuseries »

12:33 pm | Northborough/Southborough – Two graduates of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) are featured, along with the rest of their six-person a…

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Southborough seniors celebrate summer »

07:17 pm | Southborough – Residents continued the spirit of celebration and patriotism at the annual summer BBQ held at the senior center…

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Southborough police log, July 15 edition »

10:17 am | Southborough Friday, July 1 1:08 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Newton Street business. 1:34 a.m. An officer…

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After standout high school career, Kessinger ready for next chapter »

04:16 pm | Northborough – Southborough’s Nolan Kessinger is under no misconception of the challenges yet to come. The Algonquin Regional High baseball standout…

Nolan Kessinger
Photo/Jeff Slovin
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Grafton selectmen reviews Hazard Mitigation Plan »

05:49 pm | Grafton - The Grafton Board of Selectmen heard a presentation about the town’s Hazard Mitigation Plan at their meeting July…

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Proposed 40B Development meets cool reception from Grafton residents »

05:40 pm | Grafton - Longtime town resident and past town government member Peter Adams presented his proposal for a 40B affordable housing…

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Edward J. Such, 93, of South Grafton »

10:52 am | South Grafton – Edward J. Such, 93, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home…

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Grafton police log, July 22 edition »

09:58 am | Grafton Sunday, July 3 1:27 a.m. North St. Suspicious auto. 1:36 p.m. Worcester St. Suspicious activity. 3:22 p.m. Jumbo’s path.…

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People and Places

  • Figuring the answer to a Hudson trivia question are Murphy family members (l to r) Suzanne, their son James, and Lee, collectively known as the “416 Mainers” team.

    Tackling town trivia during Hudson 150th anniversary

    Hudson – As Hudson celebrates its 150th anniversary, residents and visitors were challenged to test their knowledge of the town spanning its

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    Barry’s leadership integral to Bravehearts’ success

    Worcester – It is no secret that the life of a catcher in baseball at any level can be stressful and unheralded

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  • Paulina Lynch, who volunteers as a greeter at Marlborough City Hall, with Mayor Arthur Vigeant. (Photo/submitted)

    Marlborough senior holds the key to a happy, long life

    Marlborough – Marlborough resident Paulina Lynch enjoys every day to the fullest by keeping busy with volunteer work and healthy and fun

    Read More

  • N Hexachords 1-cr

    ARHS graduates featured in new Pop TV docuseries

    Northborough/Southborough – Two graduates of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) are featured, along with the rest of their six-person a cappella group,

    Read More

  • Celina Chaves (center) congratulates (l to r) her uncle, Jose Chaves, and her aunt, Maria Helena Reis, after they became American citizens.

    Hudson ceremony welcomes 253 new U.S. citizens

    Hudson – The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) presented 253 citizenship candidates to the Middlesex Superior Court during a naturalization ceremony

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    Library renovations progressing this summer

    Shrewsbury – Members of the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury recently took a tour at the Shrewsbury Public Library to view the ongoing

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  • Susan Black, Second Marriage, 2015, 23” x 12” x 12,” Mixed Media

    Art in August: Collage/Assemblage at Worcester’s Sprinkler Factory

    Worcester – The art exhibit TalkingTrash/TimeTraveling opens Saturday, Aug. 6 and runs throughout the month at the Sprinkler Factory, 38 Harlow St.,

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  • Joey Jamros

Photo/New England Revolution

    Jamros signed by New England Revolution to play in Special Olympics match

    Shrewsbury - Joey Jamros, a resident of Shrewsbury, was signed by the New England Revolution as one of 13 Special Olympics athletes

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    Southborough seniors celebrate summer

    Southborough – Residents continued the spirit of celebration and patriotism at the annual summer BBQ held at the senior center July 13.

    Read More

  • Hayley McLeod (l) with Cary Mulrain, Westborough Historical Society president
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    Westborough Historical Society announces 2016 scholarship recipient

    Westborough - Hayley McLeod has been named as the recipient of the Westborough Historical Society’s (WHS) 2016 scholarship. She received a

    Read More

Neighbors helping neighbors

  • State Rep. Hannah Kane announces second annual charity golf tournament

    Shrewsbury/Westborough – State Representative Hannah Kane announced her second annual Charity Classic golf tournament will be held Monday, Aug. 15, at The

    Read More

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    Spinners to raise money for Clardy children

    Region - A special night to honor the late Trooper Thomas Clardy and raise money for the Clardy Children’s Fund will be

    Read More

  • Elyse Driscoll 

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    Motorcyclists to ‘roar for a cure’ of rare disease

    Marlborough – Kim Driscoll of Marlborough founded ELYSESTRONG as a legacy to her daughter Elyse, as well as to raise awareness and

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  • Sofia Sugarman. photo submitted

    ‘Tourna-Mint’ to benefit Grafton girl

    Grafton – Ever since five-year-old Sophia Sugarman tragically lost her mother in April, the Grafton Police Department has actively participated in raising

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  • G Comm Harvest 2

    Ten ways to volunteer for the Community Harvest Project in North Grafton

    Grafton - You can join the fight against hunger in Worcester Country by volunteering at the Community Harvest Project (CHP) at its

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  • Motorcyclists and passengers get set to begin last year’s Ride for Sherry’s House and Why Me from the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #643 in Hudson.

File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Motorcycle ride keeps memory of Hudson boy alive

    Hudson – Memories of a Hudson boy are kept alive as his family prepares for the seventh annual Ride for Sherry’s House

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  • Michelle Poulin addresses the audience.
Photo/Bonnie Adams

    Family and friends recall Northbridge teen’s humor and compassion for others

    Northbridge - Although his time on earth was much too short, Jimmy Poulin’s impact on those who knew him was immense and

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    Force is with runners and walkers 4 Jake’s Sake

    Hudson – Stormtroopers roamed the grounds around the Hudson-Concord Elks #959 Pavilion when the third annual Millennium 5K was held May 22. In

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    Duck Dash to benefit camp for kids with chronic skin diseases

    Shrewsbury – The second annual Duck Dash 5K Run/Walk for Camp Wonder will be held Saturday, June 11, beginning at 9 a.m.

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  • Bertucci’s to hold fundraiser for four-year-old Westborough student

    Westborough – Bertucci’s of Westborough on 160 Turnpike Rd. (Rte. 9), will be holding a Dining for Dollars fundraiser Thursday, May 26

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