This Week's Highlight

Central One makes major donation to Shrewsbury field project »

Shrewsbury – As a room packed with supporters of the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) athletic department looked on, Dave L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Central One Federal Credit

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SYFS to offer free Youth Mental Health First Aid course »

01:45 pm | Shrewsbury - The numbers are staggering: One in five children ages 12-18 have, or will have, a serious mental…

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Shrewsbury Town Meeting votes down opposition to artificial turf and keeps the plastic bag ban »

12:02 pm | Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury’s Annual Town Meeting reconvened for a second night May 17 with Article 13 which was brought…

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Voters approve moratorium on marijuana »

11:58 am | Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury has joined a growing list of cities and towns that have adopted bylaws establishing temporary moratoriums…

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Shrewsbury ATM says ‘no’ to pipeline and approves $119M operating budget »

04:53 pm | Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Annual Town Meeting (ATM) met May 15 to deliberate 54 warrant articles that included five…

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Local News

Westborough High students decorate gravesites of veterans »

02:15 pm | Westborough – In honor of Memorial Day, 25 Westborough High School (WHS) National Honor Society (NHS) members volunteered May 13 to…

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Westborough police log, May 26 edition »

08:00 am | Westborough Monday, May 15 3:59 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Burglary/breaking & entering. 5:46 a.m. Fisher St. Accident property damage. 6:07 a.m.…

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Westborough family makes difficult decision regarding historic tree »

01:36 pm | Westborough - For nearly two centuries, a majestic tulip poplar tree proudly graced the back yard of Eugene and Shirley…

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Carol Pizza, 72, of Westborough »

11:43 am | Westborough – Carol Ann Pizza, 72, of Westborough, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital, surrounded…

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Yard sale and bake sale at Mt. Olivet »

04:00 pm | Shrewsbury – Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St., Shrewsbury, will hold a yard sale and bake sale Saturday, June…

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Shrewsbury High baseball working towards strong finish »

12:00 pm | Shrewsbury – Forgive the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) varsity baseball team for its penchant for disdain of the color purple.…

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Catherine A. Burke, 88, of Shrewsbury »

10:03 am | Shrewsbury – Catherine A. “Kate” (McGurn) Burke, 88, of Shrewsbury, died Tuesday May 23, 2017. Catherine was born in Worcester…

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Mattei named as sales and marketing director for Residence at Orchard Grove »

03:32 pm | Shrewsbury – LCB Senior Living, LLC of The Residence at Orchard Grove, located at 258 Walnut St., Shrewsbury, has announced…

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Marlborough Chamber announces 43rd annual Premier Golf Open »

03:47 pm | Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 43rd annual Premier Golf Open, one of the longest running…

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Jessica van Lingen, 68, of Marlborough »

10:22 am | Marlborough – Jessica Barbara (Weerd) van Lingen, of Marlborough, beloved wife, mother, and Oma passed away quietly and peacefully in…

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Marlborough Main Street Car Show June 4 »

02:30 pm | Marlborough – On Sunday, June 4, nearly 300 show cars will be on display on Main Street in downtown Marlborough.…

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Marlborough Lions help visually impaired resident »

02:25 pm | Marlborough - Joy Wilson is a familiar face at Price Chopper market in Marlborough where she has been bagging groceries…

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Margaret Morrill, 95, of Northborough »

08:52 am | Northborough – Margaret (Elliott) Morrill passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Martin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Stuart,…

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Douglas M. Humphrey, 61, of Northborough »

10:16 am | Northborough – Douglas M. Humphrey passed away at the U-Mass-Memorial Medical Center Monday, May 22, 2017, a day after his…

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Calvario recognized with Coldwell Banker® International Sterling Society award »

03:18 pm | Northborough – Realtor Bernie Calvario, a resident of Hopkinton and a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage…

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Algonquin’s Church Ball skit performed at St. Rose of Lima »

09:56 am | Northborough - St. Rose of Lima Church in Northborough experienced some high school drama April 29 in front of its…

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James MacDonald, 96, of Hudson »

09:41 am | Hudson – James William MacDonald passed away peacefully with his family by his side Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the…

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New 5K to kick off Hudson Fest and Lucky Duck Race »

03:30 pm | Hudson – An already full day of activities will expand geographically Saturday, June 10, at 8:30 a.m., with the first…

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William F. Timledge Jr., 82, formerly of Hudson »

10:21 am | Sandown, N.H. – William F. Timledge Jr., 82 of Sandown, N.H., formerly of Hudson, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 20,…

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Ruth Jaworek, 92, of Hudson »

11:37 am | Hudson – Ruth (Berry) Jaworek, 92, of Hudson, died peacefully Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at her home, and  joined her…

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Southborough police log, May 26 edition »

08:00 am | Southborough Friday, May 5 7:32 a.m. Southborough officers assisted Westborough Police with an arrest at the police station. 9:59 a.m.…

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Five activities for children at Southborough’s Chestnut Hill Farm »

06:00 pm | Southborough - Rolling pastures, friendly goats, and even friendlier staff await your children this summer at the Chestnut Hill Farm,…

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Algonquin rugby teams hoping to popularize the sport »

09:27 am | Northborough – Their sports-speak is all their own with positions called “scrumhalf,” “flyhalf” and “second row.” Vocabulary consists of “garryowens,”…

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Southborough police log, May 12 edition »

10:13 am | Southborough Thursday, April 27 1:04 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious male party outside of a Turnpike…

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Tuft’s small animal hospital celebrates $10 million renovation »

08:00 am | Grafton – On April 20, groups of curious, enthusiastic supporters toured the newly renovated Henry & Lois Foster Hospital for…

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Adam S. Goodspeed, 36, of Grafton »

10:05 am | Grafton – Adam S. Goodspeed, 36, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 following injuries sustained from an auto accident. He…

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Joan M. Kirejczyk, 67, of Grafton »

09:16 am | Joan Marie (Bartus) Kirejczyk Grafton - We lost the love of my life and mother to our two great kids and…

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Beckwith honored as cross country coach of the year »

08:00 am | Grafton – Is it possible for a high school coach to go to bed one night, wake up the next…

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People and Places

  • Memorial Day observed throughout the region

    Region – Here is a preview of local Memorial Day events: Shrewsbury - The annual Memorial Day Parade will begin Monday, May 29,

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  • Boys and Girls Club celebrate Red Nose Day

    Region – The Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest is very excited to celebrate and support Red Nose Day Thursday, May 25!

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  • Tuft’s small animal hospital celebrates $10 million renovation

    Grafton – On April 20, groups of curious, enthusiastic supporters toured the newly renovated Henry & Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals,

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  • CSI: Culley’s Septic Inc. – Specializing in Title 5 and pumping services

    By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Business name: CSI/Culley’s Septic Address: 107 Coburn Rd., Berlin Owners: Jeff and Chrissi Curtis Contact information:

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  • Marlborough Main Street Car Show June 4

    Marlborough – On Sunday, June 4, nearly 300 show cars will be on display on Main Street in downtown Marlborough. The United

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  • Marlborough Lions help visually impaired resident

    Marlborough - Joy Wilson is a familiar face at Price Chopper market in Marlborough where she has been bagging groceries for more

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  • Spirit of Shrewsbury committee seeks volunteers for 2017 festival

    Shrewsbury - What if I told you that a new you can be achieved with a simple click of a button? And

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  • Algonquin’s Church Ball skit performed at St. Rose of Lima

    Northborough - St. Rose of Lima Church in Northborough experienced some high school drama April 29 in front of its altar as

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  • New 5K to kick off Hudson Fest and Lucky Duck Race

    Hudson – An already full day of activities will expand geographically Saturday, June 10, at 8:30 a.m., with the first Trooper Thomas

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  • Kane School teacher named Marlborough Teacher of the Year

    Marlborough – Melissa Tirpak, a second-grade teacher at the Francis J. Kane Elementary School, with more than 15 years of teaching experience

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Boys and Girls Club celebrate Red Nose Day

    Region – The Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest is very excited to celebrate and support Red Nose Day Thursday, May 25!

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  • Marlborough Lions help visually impaired resident

    Marlborough - Joy Wilson is a familiar face at Price Chopper market in Marlborough where she has been bagging groceries for more

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  • St. Rose sixth-graders’ projects make a difference

    Northborough – Sixth-graders attending religious education classes at St. Rose of Lima participated in a three-month community service project with a goal

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  • Lions Club feeds 250 children from Boys and Girls Club

    Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Lions Club fed 250 children of the Worcester Boys and Girls Club April 27, preparing and serving pasta

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  • Volunteers sworn in as special advocates for children

    Region - A new group of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteers culminated their training with a swearing-in ceremony at the Worcester

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  • Habitat for Humanity volunteers build playhouses for families of veterans

    Northborough - Over 50 volunteers occupied the parking lot at Trinity Church April 29 as they teamed up with Habitat for Humanity

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  • ‘Dress for Drew’ to honor legacy of Shrewsbury preschooler

    Shrewsbury – Andrew “Drew” Stevens, a preschooler at Parker Road Preschool in Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep in April 2012.

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  • 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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