Shrewsbury man arrested for two alleged armed robberies of same shop »

10:06 pm | Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this evening: On July 31st 2014 (Thursday) at 12:18 PM…

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Whole Foods to open new store in Shrewsbury »

12:02 pm | Shrewsbury – If all goes according to plan, Whole Foods will be the newest grocery store chain to open…

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Advisory issued for Lake Quinsigamond »

02:39 pm | Shrewsbury/Worcester – The Department of Environmental Protection and the Shrewsbury Board of Health have issued an advisory for Lake…

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City awarded $1.6 million grant for Simarano Drive »

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02:38 pm | Marlborough - At the request of Mayor Arthur Vigeant the City Council has accepted a $1.6 million grant…

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Local News

Westborough’s Julio’s Liquors celebrates 40th anniversary »

12:42 pm | Westborough - Julio’s Liquors has not always been the regional destination that it is today. Family-owned and operated since inception,…

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Westborough police log, Aug. 1 edition »

10:21 am | Westborough Friday, July 18 1:20 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Suspicious auto. 2:15 a.m. Wayside Rd. Disturbance (general). 9:13 a.m. Bowman St.…

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Marjorie A. McDonald, 84, of Westborough »

03:20 pm | Westborough - Marjorie A. McDonald, 84, of Westborough, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 after a long illness. She was…

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Theresa Williamson, 83, of Westborough »

03:09 pm | Westborough – Theresa Helen Williamson, 83, of Beach Street in Westborough, lost her battle against respiratory disease Friday, July 25,…

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Shrewsbury man arrested for two alleged armed robberies of same shop »

10:06 pm | Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this evening: On July 31st 2014 (Thursday) at 12:18 PM an…

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Whole Foods to open new store in Shrewsbury »

12:02 pm | Shrewsbury – If all goes according to plan, Whole Foods will be the newest grocery store chain to open a…

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Georgette L. Ledoux, 97, of Shrewsbury »

09:54 am | Shrewsbury – Georgette L. (Leroux) Ledoux, 97, of Shrewsbury, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.…

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First responders and veterans honored at ‘LiveLife Family Day’ »

05:23 pm | Shrewsbury – Despite the rain, nearly 1,000 people enjoyed a free barbecue and met with local first responders at the…

State Senator Michael Moore, Worcester Register of Probate Stephen Abraham, Rev. Will Bard, founder and CEO of LiveLife Center and Valiant Veterans, and Amanda Sullivan (front), executive director of LiveLife and executive director and co-founder of Valiant Veterans, with Boston Bruins mascot “Blades,” two of the team’s “Ice Girls” and “Corporal Gunnar.”
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The ‘Dog Days’ of August through the ages »

11:29 pm | Marlborough - Spring and summer are always so welcome here in New England after the winter months; however August can…

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Boys and Girls Clubs launches campaign to advocate for kids during out-of-school time »

11:20 pm | Marlborough – Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest (BGCMW) July 31 announced the launch of the Great Futures Campaign to…

Members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest: (l to r) Jack Longo (7), Kylie Rabelo (7), Kauanne Santos (7) and James Mwangi (7). (Photo/submitted)
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Public Art, Your Art: The Shoeworkers’ Monument at Centennial Park »

10:33 pm | Marlborough - When you travel through downtown Marlborough, you can’t help but notice the beautiful Shoeworkers’ Monument at Centennial Park…

The Shoeworkers’ Monument at Centennial Park in Marlborough. (Photo/Jim Pitrowski)
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Student-run science program holds first statewide elementary school science fair »

10:25 pm | Marlborough – “I used to think engineering was hard and for grown-ups,” commented Kyle Ha, a fifth grader from Worcester,…

Winning science fair teams show off their certificates.
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Students learn the art of investigation at St. Bernadette School’s summer program »

10:38 pm | Northborough – Students in St. Bernadette School’s summer academic program are enjoying unique classes such as “Sleuthing Art,” “Excellent Experiments,”…

Using techniques learned from police, students investigate the art gallery “theft.”
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Northborough police log, Aug. 1 edition »

10:19 am | Northborough Sunday, July 13 12:13 a.m. Collins Rd. Dog complaint. 6:32 a.m. Arrested, Keith H. Hosmer, 46, of 4 Randall…

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Beatles tribute band heats up Northborough summer concert series »

11:12 pm | Northborough – The Northborough Community Affairs Committee (CAC) held their second summer concert of the summer July 24 at Ellsworth…

Beatles for Sale perform as a part of the Northborough Community Affairs Committee’s summer concert series.
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Northborough police log, July 25 edition »

10:46 am | Northborough Sunday, July 6 1:19 a.m. Crawford St. Family offense. 12:11 p.m. Church St. Keep the peace. 6:55 p.m. Arrested,…

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Hudson police log, Aug. 1 edition »

10:22 am | Hudson Wednesday, July 23 9:26 a.m. Forest Ave. Suspicious activity. 10:35 a.m. Main St. Larceny. 2:01 p.m. Highland Park Ave.…

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Fortuna begins as new Hudson school superintendent »

01:00 pm | Hudson – Applicants were being screened for a new elementary school principal soon after Dr. Jodi Fortuna began as the…

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Hudson Market Basket joins the protest »

12:11 pm | Hudson – Bernice and Sally, employees of the Hudson Market Basket, collect signatures July 25 for a petition that reads…

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Marian A. Tomczyk, 78, of Hudson »

11:47 am | Hudson – Marian A. Tomczyk, 78, of Hudson, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in…

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Southborough campers go ‘under the sea’ »

01:20 pm | Southborough - The Southborough Recreation Department recently held an "Under the Sea" camp at the Mary E. Finn School.…

Ella and Tess learn about horseshoe crabs during a visit from the Biomes Marine Biology Center at the Southborough Recreation Camp held at the Finn School. 
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Southborough police log, Aug. 1 edition »

10:24 am | Southborough Thursday, July 24 1:03 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at an Oak Hill Road residence. 3:24 a.m. Officers…

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Magical moment at summer camp »

01:04 pm | Southborough – Bailey Stone, 9, performs a magic trick July 25, his final day of the Circus Arts Camp at…

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New Southborough flag to hang in State House »

11:52 pm | Southborough – After the previous flag was damaged due to a water leak in the Great Hall in the State…

Senator James Eldridge and Representative Carolyn Dykema display the new Southborough town flag. (Photo/submitted)
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People and Places

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    Lippert wins national dance title

    Westborough – Kendra Lippert, a dancer with Rhythm Dance Company of Westborough, was crowned the National Champion at the Headliners National Dance

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  • Ella and Tess learn about horseshoe crabs during a visit from the Biomes Marine Biology Center at the Southborough Recreation Camp held at the Finn School. 
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    Southborough campers go ‘under the sea’

    Southborough - The Southborough Recreation Department recently held an "Under the Sea" camp at the Mary E. Finn School.

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    War reporter to speak at Corridor Nine breakfast

    Westborough - Doug Grindle, an experienced reporter and photographer who has covered military operations against terrorism, will be the guest speaker at

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  • Wearing souvenir T-shirts from their recent performances on Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park are Flashback band members (l to r) Darrell Jackman, Paul Giardina, Jeff Chapman and Jim Rennie. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

    Marlborough band scores on Yawkey Way before Red Sox games

    Marlborough – For nine years, the Marlborough-based band Flashback has been jogging the musical memories of area residents with classic rock songs

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  • State Senator Michael Moore, Worcester Register of Probate Stephen Abraham, Rev. Will Bard, founder and CEO of LiveLife Center and Valiant Veterans, and Amanda Sullivan (front), executive director of LiveLife and executive director and co-founder of Valiant Veterans, with Boston Bruins mascot “Blades,” two of the team’s “Ice Girls” and “Corporal Gunnar.”

    First responders and veterans honored at ‘LiveLife Family Day’

    Shrewsbury – Despite the rain, nearly 1,000 people enjoyed a free barbecue and met with local first responders at the “LiveLife Family

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    Shrewsbury student completes leadership camp

    Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Justin Vlass, a rising senior at St. John’s High School, completed the two-week Norwich University Future Leadership Camp

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    Magical moment at summer camp

    Southborough – Bailey Stone, 9, performs a magic trick July 25, his final day of the Circus Arts Camp at Fay School.

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    Pro-Tech Pest Control: Professional service to treat all kinds of pest problems

    “We’re in the pest control business, and we solve and prevent pest problems for businesses and homeowners. We deal with mice, ants,

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  • Sam Quinn will soon be dancing in the Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular.

    Shrewsbury resident dances his way to Radio City Music Hall Christmas production

    Shrewsbury - Sam Quinn, 22, recently signed a contract with Radio City Music Hall to join the cast as a dancer with

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  • Shrewsbury - Retiring Spring Street School Nurse Mary Popp, R.N. (center), with Donna Morgan, media iunstructional assistant (left) and Judith Adair, secretary (right), after Mary received flowers during the school’s fourth-grade celebration in June. (Photo/Mary Pritchard)

    Shrewsbury Public Schools bid farewell to retiring longtime staff members

    Shrewsbury - The end of school year rituals were a bit different this year for some longtime Shrewsbury Public Schools (SPS) staff

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Yoga on the Common benefits food pantry

    Marlborough – Local yoga instructor Tory Nash will conduct a yoga class at Union Common in downtown Marlborough Friday, Aug. 8, from 6:15 to 7:30

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  • Sara Peltier and Ashley LeConti, members of Girl Scout Troop 72843

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Marlborough garden tour features Girl Scouts’ Silver Award project

    Marlborough – When the Marlborough Public Library presented a garden tour July 20, guests visited several spots including Jaworek Elementary School. That’s

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  • (l to r): Joseph Bruneau; Devin Macomber; Toni Wolf, executive director, Employment Options, Inc.; Ronald Disantis; Shannon Leary, executive events director, David Peterson; and Ellen Dorian, Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation secretary. 
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    Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation donates to Employment Options

    Marlborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation recently awarded Employment Options, Inc. a $5,000 grant to support and expand the operations of

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  • Pastoral Counseling Center starts new weekly support groups

    Westborough – The Pastoral Counseling Center, 7 Church St., is offering several weekly groups: a Tuesday evening divorce support group, a caregivers

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  • Chuck and Mud perform July 10 at the Summer Concert Series on the Neary Elementary School grounds.

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    Southborough Summer Concert Series helps send kids to camp

    Southborough - Several years ago, Recreation Director Doreen Ferguson arranged to have a permanent platform built on the Neary Elementary School grounds

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  • Sue Charbonneau Beane and her daughter Madison
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    ‘Songs for Sue’ benefit for Hudson resident fighting cancer

    Hudson – Friends and family of Sue Charbonneau Beane will host a benefit, “Songs for Sue,” Saturday July 12 from 12-6 p.m.

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  • Hudson woman memorialized with fund for her children

    Hudson/Marlborough – Contributions are being accepted for the Madi and Chase Fund for the teenage children of Maureen (Chiasson) Young of Hudson,

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  • James and Nancy Coghlin 
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    Coghlin honored for advocacy in the fight against cancer

    Westborough - Westborough resident James Coghlin, Sr. was honored June 10 by the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center for his leadership role

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    Marlborough Summer Lunch Program seeks donations

    Marlborough - For the past nine years, more than 900 local children from low income families have received a nutritious lunch three

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  • Kara Vautour
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    Westborough woman runs to home base for fellow veterans

    Westborough - Technical Sergeant Kara Vautour is preparing to run in the 2014 Red Sox’s Run to Home Base event Saturday, July

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