This Week's Highlight

Businesses and officials prepare for Lakeway Commons Grand Opening Oct. 21 »

Spag’s memorial plaque to also be unveiled  Shrewsbury – Grossman Development Group (GDG) and UniBank are inviting the public to attend the Lakeway Commons Grand Opening Saturday, Oct.

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Doucette, Yurkus to compete for Ward 2 seat »

11:37 am | Marlborough - Incumbent David Doucette and three-term Councilor-at-large Richard Yurkus will compete for the Ward 2 Council seat in…

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Rally against sale of assault weapons to be held in Northborough »

07:23 am | Northborough – A rally will be held Sat., Oct. 14 by citizens who are urging support for  “upholding Massachusetts’…

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Preservation work continues on Southborough’s historic Burnett-Garfield House »

09:19 pm | Southborough – Since the approval of a $970,000 preservation restriction on the Burnett-Garfield House in April 2016, crews have…

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TM will vote on field lights, new cemetery, and school articles »

08:38 pm | Westborough – Voters will decide the fate of 36 articles, including a controversial request to have field lights installed…

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Local News

James A. Dorsey, 80, of Westborough »

03:04 pm | Westborough – James A. Dorsey, 80, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. He is survived by his…

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Joan M. Gionfriddo, 86, of Westborough »

02:58 pm | Westborough – Joan M. Gionfriddo, 86, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at the Coleman House in…

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David Kaprelian, 81, of Westborough »

02:53 pm | Westborough – David Kaprelian, 81, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled…

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Public is invited to WHS Homecoming Festival »

03:16 pm | Westborough – The Westborough High School Student Council will be holding its annual Homecoming Festival Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11…

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Mark R. Harris, 61, of Shrewsbury »

02:34 pm | Shrewsbury – Mark R. Harris, 61, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, in…

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Shrewsbury Democrats to honor local activists at awards brunch Nov. 5 »

06:26 pm | Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Democratic Town Committee (DTC) will honor five local activists next month at its biennial Eleanor Roosevelt…

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‘Let Your Spirit Serve’ kicks off Spirit of Shrewsbury weekend »

11:16 am | Shrewsbury - For the fourth consecutive year, State Representative Hannah Kane, R-Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury Selectman Beth Casavant have co-chaired a…

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Shrewsbury police log, Oct. 13 edition »

10:49 am | Shrewsbury Friday, Sept. 29 9:22 a.m. Main/Grafton Sts. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. 11:27 a.m. Westmont Cir. Suspicious person/MV. 12:16 p.m.…

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Marlborough firefighters host open house »

12:30 am | Marlborough – The Marlborough Central Fire Station hosted a fun and educational open house Oct. 14 in observance of National…

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Sharon A. Fogge-Swanson, 60, of Marlborough »

03:30 pm | Marlborough – Sharon A. Fogge-Swanson, 60, of Marlborough, passed away in the company of family and friends Wednesday, Oct. 11,…

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Doucette, Yurkus to compete for Ward 2 seat »

11:37 am | Marlborough - Incumbent David Doucette and three-term Councilor-at-large Richard Yurkus will compete for the Ward 2 Council seat in the…

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Marlborough Chamber to hold annual Business and Consumer Expo Oct. 25 »

06:04 pm | Marlborough - Continuing to expand opportunities for member and area businesses, the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its…

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Anne M. Johnson, 101, of Northborough »

02:49 pm | Northborough – Anne M. (Fors) Johnson, 101, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at the Coleman House in Northborough,…

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Northborough residents rally ‘for sensible gun laws’ »

02:25 pm | Northborough – Nearly 40 residents gathered in Northborough Oct. 14 at the site of the future Town Common to show…

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A White Cliff hanger »

07:01 pm | Northborough - Now that the long, arduous process of purchasing White Cliffs is complete, the town’s residents are asking “What’s…

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Kenneth J. Torok, 78, of Northborough »

10:23 am | Northborough – Kenneth J. Torok, 78, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 after a period of declining…

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Hudson celebrates 20th Pumpkin Fest »

09:19 pm | Hudson – Throughout two decades, pumpkins have been more or less evident at Hudson’s popular fall festival. Seasonal gourds once…

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Erling O. Brown, 87, of Hudson »

03:21 pm | Hudson – Erling “Erl” O. Brown, 87, of Hudson, passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, with his loving family…

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Hudson High 2017 Hall of Fame induction ceremony Nov. 24 »

06:38 pm | Hudson - Ten individual outstanding athletes and five winning teams will be inducted into the 10th bi-annual Hudson High School…

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Hudson police log, Oct. 13 edition »

10:38 am | Hudson Monday, Sept. 25 8:59 a.m. Municipal Dr. Medical. 12:01 p.m. Causeway St. Traffic-MV complaint. 1:42 p.m. Washington St. Suspicious…

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Preservation work continues on Southborough’s historic Burnett-Garfield House »

09:19 pm | Southborough – Since the approval of a $970,000 preservation restriction on the Burnett-Garfield House in April 2016, crews have been…

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Southborough outshines wet, hot Heritage Day »

09:02 pm | Southborough – Despite unseasonable humidity and intermittent rain showers Oct. 9, the center of Southborough bustled with activities for the…

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T-Hawk nation welcomes new principal  »

10:58 am | Northborough/Southborough - Sara Pragluski Walsh, Ed.D., feels fortunate to wake up every morning and to go to work in a…

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Southborough police log, Oct. 6 edition »

08:00 am | Southborough Thursday, Sept. 14 6:07 a.m. A medical was reported at a Summit Road residence. 8:06 a.m. Officers investigated a…

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Melvyn Hopkins, 70, of Grafton »

03:12 pm | Grafton – Melvyn Dale Hopkins passed away peacefully in his home Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 at the age of 70.…

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Friends of Grafton Elders (FOGE) fundraising luncheon planned »

06:55 pm | Grafton - Celebrating its 36th anniversary, Friends of Grafton Elders’ (FOGE, pronounced fou-gee) will hold its second annual fundraising luncheon…

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Grafton police log, Oct. 13 edition »

10:36 am | Grafton Sunday, Sept. 24 8:23 a.m. Adams Rd. Ambulance – medical. 3:55 p.m. Bailin Cir. Larceny/theft. 5:46 p.m. Magill Dr.…

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Michael Cherry, 27, of Grafton »

12:51 pm | Grafton – Michael Stephen Cherry, 27, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 with his mother by his side. He was…

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People and Places

  • Keeping the downtown beautiful

    Westborough – Myles Henderson waters one of the flower boxes decorating the sidewalk in Westborough’s downtown. The Westborough High School junior has

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  • Holocaust survivor to speak at Beth Tikvah Synagogue Oct. 22

    Westborough - Holocaust survivor and Worcester resident Thea Aschkenase will speak Sunday, Oct. 22, at 9:30 p.m. at Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 45

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  • Westborough Girl Scout builds park benches to earn silver award

    Westborough - Ryann Smith, 14, a freshman at Westborough High School, is working hard to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award. On

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  • Shrewsbury Democrats to honor local activists at awards brunch Nov. 5

    Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Democratic Town Committee (DTC) will honor five local activists next month at its biennial Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Awards

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  • Kentucky based band to headline church concert

    Northborough –Zack Shelton and the Kentucky based band 64 to Grayson will make you want to stomp your boots at their

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  • Shrewsbury High senior shares lifelong musical interests with community

    Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) senior John Barrett has been working – and playing – hard as a songwriter, musician and

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  • Hudson firefighter aids hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

    Hudson - Hudson firefighter John Carolan spent a week on an island lucky to have dodged the full force of Hurricane Irma.

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  • T-Hawk nation welcomes new principal 

    Northborough/Southborough - Sara Pragluski Walsh, Ed.D., feels fortunate to wake up every morning and to go to work in a field that

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  • Young Marlborough novelist mixes life experiences with the paranormal for her first book debuts novel

    Marlborough - On Feb. 14, in a log cabin in New Hampshire, words poured out of Laura Nelson’s mind as she began

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  • Accord Dental PC moves to new location

    North Grafton - Dr. Jungwoo Lee and his staff are excited to announce that Accord Dental PC of North Grafton has moved.

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Westborough Girl Scout builds park benches to earn silver award

    Westborough - Ryann Smith, 14, a freshman at Westborough High School, is working hard to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award. On

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  • ‘Let Your Spirit Serve’ kicks off Spirit of Shrewsbury weekend

    Shrewsbury - For the fourth consecutive year, State Representative Hannah Kane, R-Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury Selectman Beth Casavant have co-chaired a fundraiser showcasing

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  • Hudson firefighter aids hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

    Hudson - Hudson firefighter John Carolan spent a week on an island lucky to have dodged the full force of Hurricane Irma.

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  • Northborough woman helps others live with dignity

    Northborough - When Northborough resident Rebecca Putnam was approached by Kate Butler, founder of Dignity Matters, to join the board of the

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  • Largest personal gift to the campaign for Shrewsbury athletic fields announced

    Shrewsbury - The Campaign for Shrewsbury Athletic Fields recently announced that Paula and Jim Buonomo of Shrewsbury have committed $50,000 toward the

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  • Apple picking for a good cause

    Region - On Sept. 22, HYPE9, the young professionals group of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, held its annual “Community

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  • ‘The Most Interesting Man’ and Julio’s Liquors raise money for hurricane victims

    Westborough - Julio's Liquors teamed up with Jonathan Goldsmith, "The Most Interesting Man in the World,” and Astral Tequila Sept. 25 to

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  • Marlborough Masons donate to local food pantry

    Marlborough - The United Brethren Masons donated $300 to the Marlborough Food Pantry Sept.19. The funds were raised from sponsorships of the

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  • Coach ships Hudson basketball gear to Houston flood victims

    Hudson – Hundreds of Houston residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, which ultimately got downgraded to a tropical storm, now own Hudson High

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  • RTN donates over $22,000 to Mass. Coalition for the Homeless

    Region - RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation presented a check for $22,039 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

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