This Week's Highlight

Skinner to auction rare antique autos April 28 (preview event April 27) »

Marlborough – On Friday, April 28 at 10 a.m., an outstanding group of antique autos will open the Skinner auction located at its Marlborough facility (274 Cedar St.)

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Smoking cause of fatal Marlborough fire »

03:23 pm | Marlborough – Deputy State Fire Marshal Maribel Fournier, Marlborough Fire Chief Kevin J. Breen and Marlborough Police Chief David…

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Body of missing Southborough man is recovered »

07:51 pm | Southborough – The family of Michael Kelleher, a 23-year-old man who has been missing since March 29, said his…

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Selectmen award bid for Forbes Municipal Building renovations »

02:56 pm | Westborough – At the Board of Selectmen’s April 11 meeting, Westborough Town Manager Jim Malloy recommended that the board…

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Selectmen reserve recommendation on marijuana moratorium »

02:20 pm | Northborough – Northborough Board of Selectmen Chair William Pantazis led a discussion of Warrant Articles that the board would…

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Local News

Westborough library to host ‘Shred Day’ »

12:00 pm | Westborough – To celebrate Money Smart Week, the Westborough Public Library, 55 E. Main St., is holding a “Shred Day,”…

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Westborough Senior Center Supporters to host Spring Tea »

02:00 pm | Westborough – The Westborough Senior Center Supporters is hosting its fourth annual Spring Tea Friday, May 19 from 1-3 p.m.…

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Lloyd W. Underwood, 94, of Westborough »

08:55 am | Westborough – Lloyd W. Underwood, 94, of Westborough, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled…

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Annual 5K/10K Walk/Run to be held for pancreatic cancer research »

08:00 am | Westborough – The Westboro Tennis & Swim Club will be hosting the 8th annual 5K/10K Walk/Run Sunday, April 30, to…

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Spring Street students learn powerful lesson about helping others »

08:00 am | Shrewsbury – When the first grade students in Martha Kinback’s class at the Spring Street School heard that her daughter,…

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for the Residence at Orchard Grove »

04:23 pm | Shrewsbury – The Residence at Orchard Grove, owned and operated by LCB Senior Living and located at 258 Walnut St.…

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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure »

12:14 pm | Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Water department is flushing fire hydrants around town to keep the water lines clear.  Flushing takes…

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Shrewsbury honors Ljunggren as outstanding firefighter »

08:00 am | Shrewsbury – Firefighter Bob Ljunggren maintains a full work schedule with four jobs at different locations including the Shrewsbury Fire…

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Marlborough High baseball team excited for fresh start »

06:41 pm | Marlborough --- Wins were admittedly hard to come by for the Marlborough High varsity baseball team in 2016, just four…

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Alma J. Headberg, 92, of Marlborough »

08:52 am | Marlborough – Alma J. (Monroe) Headberg, 92, of Marlborough, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center, Marlborough.…

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Marlborough first responders learn techniques to help car crash victims »

04:15 pm | Marlborough - More than a dozen Marlborough first responders gathered at Al Brodeur's Auto Body Shop April 8 for training…

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Smoking cause of fatal Marlborough fire »

03:23 pm | Marlborough – Deputy State Fire Marshal Maribel Fournier, Marlborough Fire Chief Kevin J. Breen and Marlborough Police Chief David Giorgi…

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Northborough police log, April 21 edition »

08:00 am | Northborough Sunday, April 2 3:28 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 9:49 a.m. Wiles Farm Rd. Ambulance. 3:42 p.m. West Main…

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Northborough Easter egg hunters fill Memorial Field »

07:47 pm | Northborough – The crowd at Memorial Field in Northborough was not there for baseball on April 8. Instead, the grounds…

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Northborough resident returns from 10-day mission trip to Nicaragua »

07:15 pm | Northborough - Northborough resident and member of Trinity Church Kathie Nichols was one of 10 members of a mission team…

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Swing your partner at Northborough’s Contra Dance »

09:10 am | By Chelsea Dill, Contributing Writer Driving down Church Street in Northborough, you may happen to notice a small white sign…

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Ida R. Manion, 87, of Hudson »

08:43 am | Hudson/Marlborough – Ida R. (Muise) Manion, 87, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at UMass Memorial Healthcare – Memorial Campus…

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Hudson police log, April 21 edition »

08:00 am | Hudson Friday, April 7 5:40 a.m. ONeil St. Medical. 10:46 a.m. Broad St. MV accident w/property damage. 12:02 p.m. Main…

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David Houde, 66, of Hudson »

12:18 pm | Hudson – David Paul Houde, 66, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, April 14, 2017…

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Ellen T. Lee, 92, of Hudson »

12:04 pm | Hudson – Ellen T. (Shanahan) Lee, 92, of Hudson and formerly of Bolton, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at The…

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Michael Kelleher Jr., 23, of Southborough »

10:59 am | Southborough – Michael Joseph Kelleher Jr., 23, of Southborough, died Sunday, April 16, 2017. Born in Framingham, he was the…

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Southborough’s art on the trails »

07:23 pm | Southborough - If a tree falls in the woods and no one hears it, does it make a sound? If…

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Body of missing Southborough man is recovered »

07:51 pm | Southborough – The family of Michael Kelleher, a 23-year-old man who has been missing since March 29, said his body…

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The New England Center for Children celebrates Autism Awareness Month in April »

12:00 pm | Southborough – The New England Center for Children (NECC), a global leader in education and research for children with autism,…

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Grafton boys’ lacrosse eager to build off prior success »

06:53 pm | Grafton - To some, achieving back-to-back Division III Central / West District championships and earning a berth as state…

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Grafton police log, April 21 edition »

08:00 am | Grafton Sunday, April 2 7:18 a.m. Waterville St. Ambulance – medical. 10:30 a.m. Providence Rd. Ambulance – medical. 12:53 p.m.…

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Apple Tree Arts hosts Masquerade Gala »

07:35 pm | Grafton – Apple Tree Arts hosted a Masquerade Gala event celebrating the unmasking of the Great Hall as a performance…

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Ann M. Wasiuk, 76, of Grafton »

10:32 am | Grafton – Ann M. (Kubiak) Wasiuk, of Grafton, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at home Saturday morning, April…

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People and Places

  • Westborough Senior Center Supporters to host Spring Tea

    Westborough – The Westborough Senior Center Supporters is hosting its fourth annual Spring Tea Friday, May 19 from 1-3 p.m. at the

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  • Fifth annual golf benefit to add Chambersingers concert

    Region – The regional chorus Assabet Valley Mastersingers (AVM) continues growing with about 75 vocalists representing 27 communities including Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough,

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  • Annual 5K/10K Walk/Run to be held for pancreatic cancer research

    Westborough – The Westboro Tennis & Swim Club will be hosting the 8th annual 5K/10K Walk/Run Sunday, April 30, to benefit the

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  • Sakura Foot Reflexology

    Westborough—The traditional Asian practice of foot reflexology—using pressure points on the feet to affect the rest of the body—is relaxing but also,

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  • Shrewsbury honors Ljunggren as outstanding firefighter

    Shrewsbury – Firefighter Bob Ljunggren maintains a full work schedule with four jobs at different locations including the Shrewsbury Fire Department, where

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  • St. Matthias Parish to host charity event

    Marlborough – St. Matthias Parish, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough, will present Maria Kaplun for an evening of classical favorites for the piano

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  • Northborough Education Foundation princess tea party May 6

    Northborough – Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) is hosting its fifth annual Mother Daughter Princess Tea Saturday, May 6, from 2 – 4

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  • Quinsigamond’s Culinary Program reaches out to Hudson Senior Center

    Hudson - In February, Janice Long, director of the Hudson Senior Center, was contacted by Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) to see if

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  • McCarthy’s Landscaping & Irrigation

    West Boylston—McCarthy’s Landscaping has kept lawns green and built outdoor living spaces for over 20 years. The company is now offering a

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  • Fifteenth annual Worcester ‘Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma’ Walk May 7

    Region - On Sunday, May 7, the 15th annual Worcester Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk will be held at the Bancroft

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Spring Street students learn powerful lesson about helping others

    Shrewsbury – When the first grade students in Martha Kinback’s class at the Spring Street School heard that her daughter, Emily Anderson,

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  • Northborough resident returns from 10-day mission trip to Nicaragua

    Northborough - Northborough resident and member of Trinity Church Kathie Nichols was one of 10 members of a mission team that travelled

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  • Fifteenth annual Worcester ‘Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma’ Walk May 7

    Region - On Sunday, May 7, the 15th annual Worcester Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk will be held at the Bancroft

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  • Marlborough Eagle Riders to fundraise for Special Olympics

    Marlborough – A group of avid motorcyclists known as the Marlborough Eagle Riders 3565 names a different benefiting charity each year for

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  • Benefit set to help community leader with medical scare

    By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer   Marlborough – The community became familiar with Jackie Smith throughout the past four years as

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  • Fundraiser to benefit Shrewsbury infant and family

    Shrewsbury - After an uneventful pregnancy nothing could have prepared Dan and Kate Brown for the premature birth of their daughter, Ella,

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  • Fundraiser to benefit Smith’s Boston Marathon challenge

    Region – Dawn Smith, a private wealth advisor with Oasis Financial Services in Hopkinton, will be running the Boston Marathon this year

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  • Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation donates to Fresh Start

    Marlborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awarded the Fresh Start Furniture Program a $3,500 grant to support their efforts in providing

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  • Devoted PMC supporter to ride in memory of his father

    Marlborough – Billy Richards of Marlborough is preparing to ride in his seventh Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), an annual bike-a-thon that raises funds

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  • Hudson Elks officer helps fellow military veterans

    Hudson – According to the Elks website, “So long as there are veterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks will never

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