This Week's Highlight

Westborough 6-year-old excels in young golf career »

Westborough - Soon-to-be 7-year-old Triston Krumsiek got his first set of plastic golf clubs for his second birthday. In the five years since then, he has upgraded to

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Selectmen approve professional firefighters ’contract, fire prevention fees »

03:33 pm | Westborough – Westborough Fire Chief Patrick Purcell was busy at the Aug. 15 Board of Selectmen meeting. Three items…

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Selectmen vote to rename hospital road Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Way »

03:30 pm | Westborough – Robert Fuller, grandson of Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, addressed selectmen at their Aug. 15 meeting regarding renaming…

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Tsongas announces she will not run for re-election »

05:15 pm | Region – Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA-3) released the following statement today announcing her decision not to run for re-election…

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Westborough Police arrest Melrose man wanted for attempted murder »

03:31 pm | Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon and Melrose Police Chief Michael L. Lyle both released statements this afternoon…

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Local News

Selectmen approve professional firefighters ’contract, fire prevention fees »

03:33 pm | Westborough – Westborough Fire Chief Patrick Purcell was busy at the Aug. 15 Board of Selectmen meeting. Three items on…

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Selectmen vote to rename hospital road Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Way »

03:30 pm | Westborough – Robert Fuller, grandson of Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, addressed selectmen at their Aug. 15 meeting regarding renaming the…

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Westborough teen part of national champion all-girls baseball team »

09:40 pm | Westborough - Daphnie Kadish, 13, of Westborough was a member of the 2017 DC Force all-girls 13 and under national championship…

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Rondel Clark, 26, of Sutton, formerly of Westborough »

11:18 am | Sutton – Rondel Da’twaun Clark, 26, of Sutton, formerly of Westborough, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at the Beth…

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Sheriff plays host to over 1,000 seniors at annual picnic »

05:01 pm | Shrewsbury – Each year, the office of Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis hosts a picnic for senior citizens at the…

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Leonard W. Needels, 83, of Shrewsbury »

02:58 pm | Shrewsbury – Leonard W. Needels, 83, of Shrewsbury, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at St. Vincent’s hospital in Worcester.…

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Jeanne M. Hanam, 90, of Shrewsbury »

02:39 pm | Shrewsbury – Jeanne M. (Brunette) Hanam, 90, a 60-year resident of Shrewsbury, passed away after a brief illness Friday, Aug.…

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Richard M. Kowaleski, of Shrewsbury »

11:16 am | Shrewsbury – Richard M. “Richie” Kowaleski, a dedicated husband and father, passed away with those he loved gathered by his…

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Overdose awareness vigil grows for its third year »

11:46 pm | Marlborough - Marlborough resident Kathy Leonard has mixed feelings about the growth of the annual International Overdose Awareness vigil she…

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Sister Lorraine Fontaine, 92, of the Sisters of St. Anne »

03:21 pm | Marlborough – Sister Lorraine Fontaine, a Sister of St. Anne, died at Marie Esther Health Center in this city Thursday,…

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Donald W. Lynch Jr., 65, of Marlborough »

02:22 pm | Marlborough – Donald W. Lynch Jr., 65, of Marlborough, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at Rose Monahan Hospice, Worcester,…

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Anita Cain, 82, formerly of Marlborough »

11:08 am | Daytona Beach, Fla. – Anita (Dupuis) Cain, 82, of Daytona Beach, Fla., died Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Born in Marlborough…

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Northborough graduate to attend Ringling College of Art               »

09:55 pm | Northborough/Southborough – Antonio Montilla is a recent graduate from the class of 2017 at Algonquin Regional High School. He demonstrated…

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Scrubs With Style opens in Northborough »

01:36 pm | Northborough – Jackie Taylor, owner of Scrubs With Style, is celebrating the grand opening of her brand new store with…

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Northborough police log, Aug. 18 edition »

10:43 am | Northborough Sunday, July 30 2:55 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Larceny. 4:01 p.m. Belmont St./Route 9. Vandalism. 7:14 p.m. Allison Rd. Disturbance.…

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Splashing around »

03:06 pm | Northborough - On a hot summer day, the Northboro Splash Pad offers a welcome respite.…

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Hudson-Concord Elks Club hosts 10th balloon festival »

04:00 pm | By Dakota Antelman Contributing Writer Hudson – A record 6,400 local residents flocked to this year’s Balloons and Blues Festival…

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James P. Lyman Sr., 72, of Hudson »

02:15 pm | Hudson – James P. Lyman Sr, 72, of Hudson, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, after a…

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Club’s ‘boost’ helps foster team and school spirit at Hudson High »

10:23 pm | Hudson - When it comes to team spirit, support for all of the school’s teams, and the growth of a…

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Hudson’s Lenox excels in multiple sports  »

10:16 pm | Hudson - Hudson High School (HHS) has seen an abundance of talented, multi-sport athletes compete for school honors over the…

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Stephen W. Langley, 77, of Southborough »

02:29 pm | Southborough – Stephen W. Langley, 77,of Southborough, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 at his son’s home in Boylston, after a…

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Northborough graduate to attend Ringling College of Art               »

09:55 pm | Northborough/Southborough – Antonio Montilla is a recent graduate from the class of 2017 at Algonquin Regional High School. He demonstrated…

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Fitts Insurance offers multitudes of services for personal and business needs »

11:41 pm | Southborough – Fitts Insurance was started in 1932 in Framingham, in a building built by the great-grandfather of the current…

Aug 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Southborough police log, Aug. 11 edition »

08:00 am | Southborough Wednesday, July 12 12:14 a.m. An officer responded with the Fire Department to investigate a fire alarm activation at…

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Drive sober or get pulled over »

03:53 pm | Grafton – With the approval by the state’s voters last November to legalize recreational marijuana, many local police departments have…

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Robert Ellison, 94, of Grafton »

01:23 pm | Grafton – Robert Gustaf Ellison, 94, of Grafton, died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.…

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Grafton Community Harvest Project hosts kids’ cooking class »

12:01 am | Grafton - Beneath sunny skies a group of eleven fourth to seventh grade students descended upon the Grafton Community Harvest…

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Ruth Gregoire, 80, of Grafton »

01:53 pm | Grafton – Ruth Mary (Akstin) Gregoire, 80, passed Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. She leaves her devoted husband of 54 years,…

Aug 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

People and Places

  • Overdose awareness vigil grows for its third year

    Marlborough - Marlborough resident Kathy Leonard has mixed feelings about the growth of the annual International Overdose Awareness vigil she helps to

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  • Selectmen vote to rename hospital road Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Way

    Westborough – Robert Fuller, grandson of Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, addressed selectmen at their Aug. 15 meeting regarding renaming the State Hospital

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  • Hudson’s Lenox excels in multiple sports 

    Hudson - Hudson High School (HHS) has seen an abundance of talented, multi-sport athletes compete for school honors over the years. Typically,

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  • Family and fun for Shrewsbury’s Softball League champions, the Geezers

    Shrewsbury - What's in a name? If one were to ask Andrew Moring and Paul Puccio, co-managers of The Geezers, Shrewsbury’s Co-Ed

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  • Northborough graduate to attend Ringling College of Art              

    Northborough/Southborough – Antonio Montilla is a recent graduate from the class of 2017 at Algonquin Regional High School. He demonstrated a great

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  • Westborough teen part of national champion all-girls baseball team

    Westborough - Daphnie Kadish, 13, of Westborough was a member of the 2017 DC Force all-girls 13 and under national championship baseball team. Based

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  • Temple Emanuel’s new cantor hopes to inspire and lead

    Marlborough – Northborough resident Wendy Siegel has a passion for making connections with people. In addition, she has been blessed with the

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  • Local Marlborough High School senior and entrepreneur is all about business

    By Melanie Petrucci, Contributing Writer Marlborough – Business leaders take note: Dylan Ciaccio, incoming senior at Marlborough High School, is already making

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  • Grafton Community Television welcomes new video producer

    Grafton - Grafton Community Television welcomed Jack Kelly as a new certified producer for Grafton's cable access station. A 2017 graduate of Grafton

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  • Shrewsbury game enthusiast blends hobby with vocation

    Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury resident Dalton Ryan first learned about the strategy challenge of “Wargaming” as a kid on vacation in Scotland. The

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Overdose awareness vigil grows for its third year

    Marlborough - Marlborough resident Kathy Leonard has mixed feelings about the growth of the annual International Overdose Awareness vigil she helps to

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  • Helping developmentally disabled individuals ‘thrive’

    Region – The nonprofit organization founded in 1973 as Greater Marlborough Programs Inc. (GMPI) changed its name in March to Thrive Support

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  • Companies partner to help local food insecurity 

    Shrewsbury - Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, joined

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  • 25th RF Wood Golf Tournament raises nearly $50,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs

    Marlborough - On July 10, more than 200 golfers and volunteers joined together for the 25th year in memory of Bob “RF”

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  • Foundation for MetroWest receives national recognition

    Region - Foundation for MetroWest recently received accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence - National Standards for U.S. Community

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  • Avidia donates to Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester

    Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester. This donation is to assist with the

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  • DAV empowers veterans to live with respect and dignity

    Marlborough - George T. sustained an injury while serving in the war in Afghanistan.  He returned home to his family with concern

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  • Saquib earns Girl Scout Gold Award

    Westborough - Zenia Saqib, Westborough Girl Scout troop 30633, recently earned her Girl Scout Gold Award for her project, Music Buddies Mentorship

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  • Shrewsbury Fire and Police Relief Association golf tournament to benefit fallen heroes

    Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Fire and Police Relief Association will be holding a golf tournament fundraiser Friday, Sept. 15 at Cyprian Keyes

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  • Tania Walia earns Girl Scout Gold Award

    Westborough - Tanya Walia recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award for her project “Express Yourself: Cards for the Community.” Tanya is

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