Shrewsbury schools ask for more money from town revenues »

11:35 am | Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury has profited from an increase in town funding and the School Department has asked for most…

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Public hearing on sports center draws crowd in support »

11:12 am | Marlborough - Sports enthusiasts, businessmen and residents - many who have interacted for many years with Wesley Tuttle, general…

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City receives grant for parks and playgrounds »

11:05 am | Marlborough - A legislative act filed by Senator James Eldridge, D-Acton, has given the city of Marlborough $250,000 in…

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Selectmen to revisit 61A review process »

12:32 pm | Westborough—The Board of Selectmen April 26 voted to pass on the town’s option to purchase a small parcel of…

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Local News

Algonquin softball rallies to defeat Westborough »

01:04 pm | Westborough – The visiting Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks softball team defeated the Westborough High School Rangers by a score…

Algonquin’s Brianna Calder tags out Westborough’s Maia Morgado as she attempts to score
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Hair We Are to host grand opening »

01:59 pm | Westborough – Gloria Raneri (l) and Gayle Eldridge, the co-owners of Hair We Are, will be hosting a grand opening…

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Selectmen to revisit 61A review process »

12:32 pm | Westborough—The Board of Selectmen April 26 voted to pass on the town’s option to purchase a small parcel of land…

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Westborough police log, April 29 edition »

10:48 am | Westborough Monday, April 18 10:30 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Well-being check. 11:52 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Accident – property damage. 12:52 p.m.…

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A bridge more travelled »

02:08 pm | Shrewsbury – Last November, the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge, which connects Shrewsbury to Worcester via Route 9, officially…

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Shrewsbury schools ask for more money from town revenues »

11:35 am | Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury has profited from an increase in town funding and the School Department has asked for most of…

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Arthur Skipwith Jr., 70, of Shrewsbury »

11:52 am | Shrewsbury – Arthur Skipwith Jr., known to many as “Skip,” passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at UMass Medical Center…

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Carol A. George, 80, of Shrewsbury »

11:43 am | Shrewsbury – Carol A. (Lucente) George, 80, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, died peacefully Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in the UMass…

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Public hearing on sports center draws crowd in support »

11:12 am | Marlborough - Sports enthusiasts, businessmen and residents - many who have interacted for many years with Wesley Tuttle, general manager…

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City receives grant for parks and playgrounds »

11:05 am | Marlborough - A legislative act filed by Senator James Eldridge, D-Acton, has given the city of Marlborough $250,000 in state…

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Council approves study of Walker building »

11:56 am | Marlborough-The City Council voted at its April 25 meeting to request Mayor Arthur Vigeant to provide a transfer for $75,000…

The Walker Building
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Marlborough police log, April 29 edition »

10:53 am | Marlborough Friday, April 15 10:33 a.m. Woodland Dr./Goodale St. Suspicious activity. 10:43 a.m. Donald Lynch Blvd. MVA with injuries. 12:27…

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Northborough voters find ‘common’ ground in downtown proposal »

11:27 am | Northborough—A little more than a year after it began as an idea among a group of residents, the push to…

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Northborough police log, April 29 edition »

10:55 am | Northborough Sunday, April 10 12:12 p.m. Coolidge Cir. Ambulance. 5:24 p.m. Church St. Scams. 7:13 p.m. Centre Dr. Fire Department…

police log
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John J. Adamonis, 71, of Northborough »

10:09 am | Northborough – John “Jack” J. Adamonis, 71, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 in UMass Memorial – University Campus after…

Obit John J. Adamonis
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Northborough’s Nick Krause continues pursuing a life in skiing »

08:38 am | Northborough – United States Ski Team member Nick Krause has taken part in about 30 races this season, including a…

2013-14 U.S. Alpine Ski Team
Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team
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Hudson police log, April 29 edition »

10:57 am | Hudson Friday, April 15 7:54 a.m. Washington St. Traffic-MV complaint. 10:03 a.m. Park St. Well-being check. 11:12 a.m. Broad St.…

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Steven Carlisle, 66, of Hudson »

10:37 am | Hudson – Steven Lee Carlisle, 66, of Hudson, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016, surrounded by his loving family, after a…

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Debbie Backman named Hudson’s new library director »

08:03 am | Hudson – For the past 12 years, Hudson Public Library patrons of all ages became accustomed to interacting with Debbie…

Debbie Backman (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)
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Margery L. Lefebvre, 88, of Hudson »

10:53 am | Hudson – Margery L. (Hubert) Lefebvre, 88, of Hudson, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Rose Monahan Hospice House in…

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Southborough Community Fund grant to Heritage Chorale provides free concert tickets »

01:47 pm | Southborough - The Heritage Chorale, (John Finney, director) has received a $2,000 grant from The Southborough Community Fund (SCF), a…

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Irene B. Tibert, 81, of Southborough »

11:34 am | Southborough – Irene B. Tibert, 81, of Southborough, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family Thursday, April 21,…

Obit Irene Tibert
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Letter to Editor: Craig Nicholson running for Southborough’s Planning Board »

11:32 am | My name is Craig Nicholson and I am running for the open position on Southborough’s Planning Board. I have been…

Craig Nicholson

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School district takes the lead on student-athlete safety »

12:05 pm | Northborough/Southborough - The Northborough-Southborough School District supports measures now wending their way through the state Legislature that make sure sports…

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Grafton police log, April 29 edition »

10:46 am | Grafton Sunday, April 10 12:43 a.m. Arrested, Linda Jane Castelli, 53, of 519 Adams St., Apt. A, Holliston, for OUI…

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Letter to Editor: Recognizing the loss of 1.5 million Armenian Martyrs »

02:02 pm | April 24th is the 101st commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. Our history is well documented; save for some who think…

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Jennifer McGrail, 42, formerly of Grafton »

11:04 am | Keene, N.H./Grafton – Jennifer Jane (Goguen) McGrail, 42, formerly of Grafton, passed peacefully in her sleep Thursday, April 21, 2016…

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Proposed additional marijuana site again invigorates selectmen’s discussion »

06:38 pm | Grafton - At their regularly scheduled meeting April 19, the recent dispute over the approval of the marijuana dispensary near…

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People and Places

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    Hair We Are to host grand opening

    Westborough – Gloria Raneri (l) and Gayle Eldridge, the co-owners of Hair We Are, will be hosting a grand opening celebration at

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    Northborough’s Nick Krause continues pursuing a life in skiing

    Northborough – United States Ski Team member Nick Krause has taken part in about 30 races this season, including a qualifying run

    Read More

  • Pastor John Taylor poses with children on a church mission trip to Rwanda and the Congo. (Photo/submitted)

    Westborough pastor believes in the power of “one simple act of love”

    Westborough – Like many, Pastor John Taylor, the minister at the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Westborough, is disturbed by acts

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  • Debbie Backman (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

    Debbie Backman named Hudson’s new library director

    Hudson – For the past 12 years, Hudson Public Library patrons of all ages became accustomed to interacting with Debbie Backman either

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  • Claire Swan

    Claire Swan remembers Northborough’s 200th

    Northborough - Longtime Northborough resident Claire Swan has been involved in many community volunteer positions and served on town boards throughout the

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    Your Home – April 15, 2016

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  • Irish tenor Dr. Ronan Tynan

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    IC Parish to present benefit concert for three causes

    Marlborough – Tickets are selling quickly for a concert featuring Irish tenor Ronan Tynan to be presented Friday, May 20, 7 p.m.,

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  • Westborough Senior Center

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    Upcoming events at the Westborough Senior Center

    Westborough – The Westborough Senior Center Supporters (WSCS) has announced a schedule of upcoming events for 2016 to be held at the

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    Marlborough councilor Michael Ossing vying for state rep seat

    Marlborough – Marlborough City Councilor Michael Ossing is challenging incumbent Danielle Gregoire for the Democratic nomination for the 4th Middlesex District state

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  • Leslie Rutan

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    Rutan running for re-election for Northborough selectmen

    Northborough - Leslie Rutan is running for re-election to the Northborough Board of Selectmen in the Town Election which will be held

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Editorially Speaking

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A bridge more travelled »

02:08 pm | Shrewsbury – Last November, the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial…

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A road less crumpled »

01:18 pm | Grafton – The town of Grafton will receive just over…

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Bridgit Masciarelli, independent director of Thirty-One, with Heather Gould, independent consultant for Thirty-One, with a bag filled with items to help keep those going through chemotherapy more comfortable 
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    Marlborough friends organize drive for chemotherapy patients

    Marlborough - Bridgit Masciarelli and Heather Gould are friends on a mission to help make a difference in people’s lives and they

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    Police create support fund for 5-year-old Grafton girl

    Grafton - The Grafton Police Association has established a support fund for 5-year-old Sofia Sugarman (Connors) whose family recently suffered a tragic

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  • Liam Clinton, 14, and his mother, Simone, at a past 5K Walk/Run for Autism 

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Preparing for 10th annual 5K Walk/Run for Autism

    Southborough – The New England Center for Children (NECC) in Southborough is preparing for its 10th annual 5K Walk/Run for Autism to

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  • Alison Cosgrove 
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    Local teacher to run Boston Marathon for Project Hope

    Northborough/Grafton - People run for many reasons. People run when they are being chased. Children run while playing tag and other games.

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  • An American flag is tied with a blue ribbon on a pole in front of St. Michael’s Church in Hudson, where the life of Trooper Thomas L. Clardy was remembered March 22.
Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Community supports Trooper Clardy Children’s Fund

    Hudson – Hudson residents displayed their support immediately upon learning about the death of State Trooper Thomas L. Clardy, 44, who lived

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  • Longtime community leader Marilyn Perry (center) is named Humanitarian of the Year by Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Mayor Arthur Vigeant.

    Mayor’s Charity Ball aids Marlborough relief fund

    Marlborough – Supporters from both sides of the political aisle united April 2 while attending the Mayor's Charity Ball at the Holiday

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  • Samantha Dalbec, 7, and Nia Benoit

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    Wayside cyclists raise over $26K, pedaling to end cancer

    Marlborough - Stationary bicyclists once again exceeded their goal with the 12th annual Pedal to End Cancer (formerly known as Spin for

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  • Kids’ clothing swap to be held at St. Anne’s

    Shrewsbury – Thanks to the hard work of Violetta Sobiech and her committee, families will be able to swap their children’s clothes

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    Central One donates to Shrewsbury library’s PJ drive

    Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Library recently held a Pajamas Donation Initiative to support the 9th Annual Boston Bruins/Cradles to Crayons PJ

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    Northborough pediatric nurse to run Boston Marathon

    Northborough - Emily Hughes is a 2008 graduate from Algonquin Regional High School and a nurse at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear

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