This Week's Highlight

Marlborough native organizes “Heroes Cup” first responder hockey tournament »

Marlborough - One of the few places large groups of first responders congregate is at the funerals of their fallen colleagues. Mike Matros, a Sudbury firefighter and Marlborough

Feb 10 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Westborough Outback restaurant abruptly closes »

10:32 am | Westborough – Patrons of the Outback restaurant located at 227 Turnpike Road were surprised when they went to the…

Feb 21 2017 / 3 Comments / Read More »

Feb. 17 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9 »

07:04 pm | Region – The Community Advocate is partnering with Charter TV3 in Worcester to produce – “Your Community Advocate – Focusing…

Feb 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Julio’s Liquors to celebrate 12th annual ‘GO! Whisk(e)y’ weekend »

07:28 pm | Westborough – Julio’s Liquors is excited to once again celebrate its annual “GO! Whisk(e)y” Weekend at its 140 Turnpike…

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Selectmen review warrant articles for March Town Meeting »

05:42 pm | Westborough - Westborough School Superintendent Amber Bock reviewed the School Department articles that will be on the March 18…

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Local News

Westborough High club ‘Rangers Reaction’ focuses on kindness »

08:00 am | Submitted by Michael Townsend, Westborough High School senior Westborough - One thing that stands out about Westborough High School is the…

Feb 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Raymond Alan Blais, 54, formerly of Marlborough/Westborough »

02:18 pm | Marlborough/Norman, Okla. – Raymond A. Blais, 54, formerly of Westborough and Marlborough, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at the…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

John W. Anderson Jr., 87, of Westborough »

09:21 am | Westborough – John W. Anderson Jr., 87, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Successful Westborough Scanning Day preserves local history »

04:00 pm | On Feb. 4, the Westborough Public Library held its first-ever Scanning Day, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Scott W. Brandt, 57, of Shrewsbury »

09:29 am | Shrewsbury – Scott W. Brandt, 57, died unexpectedly at home Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. He leaves behind his wife of…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Central One Federal Credit Union announces new management additions »

08:00 am | Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union of Central Massachusetts recently added two new members to its management team. Scott…

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Shrewsbury girls’ hockey continuing decade of dominance »

12:00 pm | Shrewsbury/Westborough - It has been nine years since inception and the almost incomparable success of the Shrewsbury High School (SHS)…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Shrewsbury police log, Feb. 24 edition »

10:39 am | Shrewsbury Tuesday, Feb. 7 7:29 a.m. Brentwood Dr. Medical call. 10:07 a.m. Elizabeth St. Suspicious person/MV. 1:46 p.m. Holman St.…

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Local program offers support for people dealing with grief »

12:00 pm | Marlborough – Judah City Church in Marlborough has organized “Grieving with Hope,” a seminar and support group run by professionals…

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Susan Brodeur, 66, of Marlborough »

09:23 am | Marlborough – Susan (Bill) Brodeur, 66, of Marlborough, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, after…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Raymond Alan Blais, 54, formerly of Marlborough/Westborough »

02:18 pm | Marlborough/Norman, Okla. – Raymond A. Blais, 54, formerly of Westborough and Marlborough, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at the…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

AMSA wins Togo Palazzi tournament »

02:11 pm | Marlborough - Not every high school athlete is afforded the opportunity to compete in an inaugural basketball tournament named after…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Beatrice E. Stirk, 91, of Northborough »

09:16 am | Northborough – Beatrice E, (Moore) Stirk, 91, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 after a short stay at the Coleman…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sanford Russell, 86, of Northborough »

08:52 am | Northborough – Sanford “Sandy” Hewitt Russell passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at UMass Memorial (University Campus) in Worcester,…

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Women in STEM Conference hopes to inspire middle school girls »

08:00 am | Northborough - The Northborough Junior Woman’s Club will be hosting its 10th Women in STEM Conference Saturday, March 25. The…

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Northborough police log, Feb. 24 edition »

10:31 am | Northborough Sunday, Feb. 5 12:30 a.m. Milk Porridge Cir. Ambulance. 5:04 p.m. Green St. Fire Dept. asst. Monday, Feb. 6…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Hudson police log, Feb. 24 edition »

10:28 am | Hudson Monday, Feb. 13 9:18 a.m. Shay Rd. Medical. 1:26 p.m. Marlboro St. MV accident/leaving scene. 1:58 p.m. Tower St.…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Philip Pintabona III, 88, of Hudson »

02:42 pm | Hudson – Philip Pintabona III, 88, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital after a brief illness. He…

Feb 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Grants awarded to fire safety programs for students and seniors in Hudson »

09:45 pm | Hudson – Representative Kate Hogan announced that grants totaling more than $7,300 have been awarded to Student Awareness of Fire…

Feb 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Educator to run first Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber »

08:00 am | Hudson/Marlborough – Marlborough native and now Hudson resident Rick Lacina is training to run his first marathon. He feels the…

Feb 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Paul M. Heffernan, 85, of Southborough »

03:13 pm | Southborough – Paul M. Heffernan, 85, of Southborough died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at home, surrounded by his family, following…

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Francis E. Perkins Jr., 75, of Southborough »

03:10 pm | Southborough – Francis E. “Perk” Perkins Jr., 75, of Southborough and Gouldsboro, Maine, a founding partner of Boston law firm…

Feb 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Southborough police log, Feb. 17 edition »

09:05 am | Southborough Thursday, Feb. 2 6:29 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Northboro Road business. 7:08 a.m. Officers assisted…

Feb 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Southborough Access Media holds ribbon cutting ceremony »

07:49 pm | Southborough – Southborough Access Media (SAM) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new TV station at the P. Brent…

Feb 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Beverly A. Miner, 78, of Grafton »

03:25 pm | Grafton – Beverly A. (Dauphinais) Miner, 78, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 after spending her final days with…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Grafton police log, Feb. 24 edition »

10:36 am | Grafton Sunday, Feb. 5 5:21 a.m. Centech Blvd. Animal complaint. 1:32 p.m. Pigeon Hill Dr. Water main break. 5:17 p.m.…

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Robert V. Deiana Sr., 79, of Grafton and Pocasset »

11:50 am | Grafton/Pocasset – Robert V. Deiana Sr., 79, passed away at his home on Cape Cod Sunday, February 19, 2017 following…

Feb 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Marjorie J. Repta, 76, of Grafton »

11:29 am | Grafton – Marjorie J. Muise (Mead) Repta, 76, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in…

Feb 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

People and Places

  • Westborough High club ‘Rangers Reaction’ focuses on kindness

    Submitted by Michael Townsend, Westborough High School senior Westborough - One thing that stands out about Westborough High School is the kindness among

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  • Local program offers support for people dealing with grief

    Marlborough – Judah City Church in Marlborough has organized “Grieving with Hope,” a seminar and support group run by professionals in the

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  • Central One Federal Credit Union announces new management additions

    Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union of Central Massachusetts recently added two new members to its management team. Scott McCarthy has

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  • Educator to run first Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber

    Hudson/Marlborough – Marlborough native and now Hudson resident Rick Lacina is training to run his first marathon. He feels the time is

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  • PACIO’s website offers non-partisan information

    Region – Some folks think New England winters can be a time for hibernation – but not for Massachusetts town political committees.

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  • Shrewsbury High celebrates Black History Month with new project

    Shrewsbury - Perspective is subjective. Recognizing this, educators at Shrewsbury High School (SHS) are utilizing this concept in a project that will

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  • Figure skating political thriller, ‘Serpentine” to premiere in Clinton 

    Region – Film producer Mark Lund has announced that “Serpentine: The Short Program” will have its world premiere Monday, March 6 at

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  • Assabet Valley student honored as Student-Athlete of the Month

    Region – Nicole Lento, a senior at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, has been selected as the recipient of the Massachusetts

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  • Marlborough EMT and firefighter retires after serving 43 years

    Marlborough – Mickey Grasso began 2017 by retiring after serving 43 years as an emergency medical technician and firefighter with the Marlborough

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  • Onstage ‘First Date’ rescheduled for Feb. 18 and 19

    Shrewsbury – Due to the snowstorm last weekend, the Regatta Players will present the musical “First Date” for two additional performances: Saturday,

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Local program offers support for people dealing with grief

    Marlborough – Judah City Church in Marlborough has organized “Grieving with Hope,” a seminar and support group run by professionals in the

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  • Orangetheory Fitness to host fundraiser to benefit ‘Augie’s Quest’

    Marlborough – Orangetheory Fitness is partnering with Augie’s Quest to raise funds for the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALSTDI), the world’s foremost

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  • Turkey Trot 5K benefits Northborough Food Pantry

    Northborough – Over 500 runners participated in the ninth annual Turkey Trot, held Nov. 24, raising over $15,000 for the Northborough Food

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  • Stop & Shop donates to St. Anne’s food pantry

    Shrewsbury –The Shrewsbury Stop & Shop, located at 539 Boston Turnpike, presented a donation of $3,424.80 to the St. Anne’s Human Services

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  • Marlborough nuns join in ‘circle of love’ movement

    Marlborough – A group of Sisters of St. Anne and members of nearby communities joined more than 90 other groups across the

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  • Mother and son share dedication to helping kids with disabilities 

    Westborough – “I pretty much can’t think of a time that I didn’t want to be a pediatrician,” said Dr. Catherine Nowak,

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  • Girl Scout mission inspires to help defray medical costs

    Marlborough – The Girl Scout motto, “Be prepared,” is explained in the organization’s 1947 handbook: “A Girl Scout is ready to help

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  • Shrewsbury mom creates organization to promote worldwide autism acceptance

    Shrewsbury – When Shrewsbury mom Stacey Levine Lavely witnessed her son’s touching performance of “Let It Go” in a local talent show

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  • GLC students donate to Toys for Tots

    Shrewsbury – Students from God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten and the Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) recently participated in the U.S. Marine

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  • SpencerBANK employees collaborate for Spencer Toys for Kids donation

    Spencer – SpencerBANK employees worked together this holiday season by donating toys to support the Spencer Toys for Kids campaign. Collectively, staff

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