Shrewsbury selectmen support Proposition 2- ½ override request »

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01:51 pm | Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen voted unanimously April 15 to hold a Special Town Election for the…

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Profiles – Candidates for Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen »

10:48 am | Shrewsbury – Three candidates will be on the ballot for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the…

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WRTA shuttle ridership climbing in Westborough »

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03:05 pm | Westborough-- Use of the Westborough shuttle service launched in December has spiked recently after a slow start as a…

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Southborough Police Department to hold Prescription Drug Drop-off Program »

01:08 pm | Southborough - On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Southborough Police Department and the Drug Enforcement…

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Local News

Remembering a local hero in Westborough »

10:08 am | s the longtime veterans’ agent for Westborough, George Perry III helped countless veterans and their families navigate the myriad issues…

An honor guard stands at attention as the casket of George Perry is carried into St. Luke the Evangelist Church.
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WRTA shuttle ridership climbing in Westborough »

03:05 pm | Westborough-- Use of the Westborough shuttle service launched in December has spiked recently after a slow start as a marketing…

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Westborough police log, April 25 edition »

12:00 pm | Westborough Friday, April 11 2:03 a.m. Arrested, Joseph Colameta, 50, of 8 Skyview Rd., Woburn, for OUI liquor, marked lanes…

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Westborough Historical Society offers scholarship »

09:37 pm | Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating Westborough High School senior. Applicants are…

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Shrewsbury selectmen support Proposition 2- ½ override request »

01:51 pm | Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen voted unanimously April 15 to hold a Special Town Election for the sole…

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Profiles – Candidates for Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen »

10:48 am | Shrewsbury – Three candidates will be on the ballot for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the Tuesday,…

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Humble hero credits ‘right spot, right time’ »

09:53 am | Like so many others on Dec. 24, 2012, Ted Coghlin and his granddaughter Roselyn were out doing last-minute errands. But…

Charlie Lemay (r) poses for a photo with Ted and Maureen Coghlin at the April 16 American Red Cross Hometown Heroes Breakfast 
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Shrewsbury student earns Eagle Scout rank »

10:32 pm | Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Anthony Michael Moriondo, 18, was recognized Dec. 29 at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at…

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Joanne M. Donahue, 84, of Marlborough »

09:39 am | Marlborough - Joanne M. Donahue, 84, died Saturday night, April 19, 2014 after a long period of failing health. She…

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New and expecting parents accept invitation to Marlborough baby shower »

05:05 pm | Marlborough – Geralyn Shultz, the children’s librarian at the Marlborough Public Library, welcomed a roomful of new and expecting parents…

Karen Busa and her daughter, Sophia, three months, attend the first Community Baby Shower held April 12 at the Marlborough Public Library.

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Marlborough sister organizes dance-a-thon for Autism Speaks »

03:23 pm | Marlborough - Amanda Deforest, 25, and her sister Nicole, 23, grew up playing with dolls, baking with their mother, and…

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Marlborough police log, April 25 edition »

12:00 pm | Marlborough Friday, April 11 8:46 a.m. Felton St. Suspicious activity. 10:29 a.m. Florence St. Parking violation. 11:59 a.m. Helen Dr.…

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Northborough library hosts ‘Lego Night’ »

03:46 pm | Northborough – The Northborough Free Library recently held a “Lego Night” where kids of all ages could let their imaginations…

4 -1/2 year- old Wes from Shrewsbury shows off his "shadow shooter booster."
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Public Art, Your Art: Northborough’s Wesson lion fountain »

10:16 pm | Northborough - The Wesson lion fountain, which sits at 4 W. Main St. in front of the old Town Hall…

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Northborough police log, April 25 edition »

12:00 pm | Northborough Sunday, April 6 2:37 a.m. Hudson St. Ambulance. 3:15 a.m. Arrested, Elcilon B. Freitas, 31, of 8 Boston Dr.,…

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Edward Cenik, 84, of Northborough »

11:51 am | Northborough – Edward John Cenik, 84, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, April 15, 2014, surrounded by his loving family,…

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Battle inspires Hudson author’s first published novel »

09:13 pm | Hudson - In September of 1814 in Plattsburgh, N.Y., a small group of American soldiers defeated a British army that…

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Hudson mystery writer publishes second book »

05:15 pm | Hudson – “Empathy” is the second mystery novel written and self-published by Hudson resident Gloria Goostray, formerly of Marlborough. It’s…

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Patricia M. Carney, 93, of Hudson »

12:14 pm | Hudson – Patricia M. (Donovan) Carney, 93, of Hudson, formerly of Framingham, died Friday, April 18, 2014, surrounded by her…

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Longtime educator turns Zumba instructor in Hudson »

02:55 pm | Region – Linda Corbin commuted from Northborough to Hudson for 19 years when she worked as the principal of Hubert…

Linda Corbin of Northborough leads a Zumba class at the Hudson Senior Center.

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Southborough police log, April 25 edition »

12:00 pm | Southborough Thursday, April 10 2:20 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike Road business. 8:26 a.m. Officers investigated…

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Joseph A. DeNapoli, 90 »

11:26 am | Southborough – Joseph A. DeNapoli, 90, of Southborough, died Monday, April 21, 2014 at his home after a short period…

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Southborough Police Department to hold Prescription Drug Drop-off Program »

01:08 pm | Southborough - On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Southborough Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration…

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Susan C. Krivanec, 50, of Southborough »

12:26 pm | Southborough – Susan C. (Hallisey) Krivanec, 50, of Southborough, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester…

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People and Places

  • 4 -1/2 year- old Wes from Shrewsbury shows off his "shadow shooter booster."

    Northborough library hosts ‘Lego Night’

    Northborough – The Northborough Free Library recently held a “Lego Night” where kids of all ages could let their imaginations go wild

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    Shrewsbury student earns Eagle Scout rank

    Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Anthony Michael Moriondo, 18, was recognized Dec. 29 at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at the First

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    Author Canale copies of new children’s book at Tatnuck Bookseller

    Westborough – Author Allison Canale will be signing copies of her new children’s book, “Ella and the Worry Doll” at Tatnuck Bookseller

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    Author Swanson to sign copies of new novel at Tatnuck Bookseller

    Westborough – Author Peter Swanson will be signing copies of his new novel, “The Girl with a Clock for a Heart” at

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    Marlborough sister organizes dance-a-thon for Autism Speaks

    Marlborough - Amanda Deforest, 25, and her sister Nicole, 23, grew up playing with dolls, baking with their mother, and listening to

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  • Reuben Kaufman (center) of Westborough, is a member of "Eclipse."
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    ‘Rockin for SuperTy’ concert to benefit pediatric oncology research

    Upton – Several young musicians will be performing a special benefit concert, “Rockin for SuperTy” to raise monies for pediatric oncology research

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    Retiring educator continues sharing passion for musical theater

    Completing a 35-year career in education, including 16 years as the Shrewsbury district director of music and drama, Bonnie Narcisi is retiring

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  • Gloria Goostray

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    Hudson mystery writer publishes second book

    Hudson – “Empathy” is the second mystery novel written and self-published by Hudson resident Gloria Goostray, formerly of Marlborough. It’s available in

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    St. Mary’s Credit Union promotes four employees

    St. Mary’s Credit Union is pleased to announce four recent promotions of employees.

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    CMS, Inc.: Landscaping products for spring spruce-ups

    Marlborough—After the harsh winter, homeowners may be glad to get outside, and CMS, Inc., can help with those lawn and garden projects.

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Editorially Speaking

Dr. Ronald Dunlap, Dr. Milagros Abreau

Physician Focus: Eliminating Disparities in Care »

08:55 pm | Twelve years ago, the Institute of Medicine, the independent health…

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A road more traveled »

08:40 pm | Region – After enduring a particularly harsh winter, the snow…

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Local History

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The Massachusetts Turnpike: a Westborough controversy »

03:09 pm | By Glenn Parker, Contributing Writer This is an article in…

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The first Town Hall (1929)

A history of some of Westborough’s buildings »

02:37 pm | Westborough’s first Town Hall, 1839-1929 The First District Court of Eastern…

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Karen Busa and her daughter, Sophia, three months, attend the first Community Baby Shower held April 12 at the Marlborough Public Library.

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    New and expecting parents accept invitation to Marlborough baby shower

    Marlborough – Geralyn Shultz, the children’s librarian at the Marlborough Public Library, welcomed a roomful of new and expecting parents to the

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  • Reuben Kaufman (center) of Westborough, is a member of "Eclipse."
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    ‘Rockin for SuperTy’ concert to benefit pediatric oncology research

    Upton – Several young musicians will be performing a special benefit concert, “Rockin for SuperTy” to raise monies for pediatric oncology research

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  • (l to r):  Jerry Shpak, SpencerBANK vice president and investment executive and active board member of the Worcester chapter of StandUp For Kids; Donna Katsoudas, StandUp For Kids volunteer executive director; and K. Michael Robbins, SpencerBANK, president and CEO.
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    SpencerBANK supports StandUp For Kids

    Spencer – SpencerBANK recently donated $1,000 to the Worcester chapter of StandUp For Kids, an organization whose mission is to end youth

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    Shrewsbury woman celebrates 15 years as volunteer host of advocacy show

    Shrewsbury- Fifteen years ago, Robbin Miller was fed up with the way people with disabilities were portrayed in mainstream media as heroes

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    Concert to benefit Assabet Valley Pastoral Counseling Center

    Westborough – The public is invited to come and enjoy the Seventh Annual Westborough Interfaith Community Concert this Sunday, March 30, at

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  • This 18-wheeler was a welcome sight March 25 as it came bearing 40,000 of donations from the Ocean State Job Lot headquarters in North Kingstown, R.I.

    Ocean State Job Lot donates to Worcester County Food Bank

    Shrewsbury - An Ocean State Job Lot tractor-trailer brought 40,000 pounds of donations to the Worcester County Food Bank on Route 9

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  • Program to be held for caregivers for those with memory loss

    Region – The Metrowest Alzheimer’s Partnership will present “Memory Loss is a Family Affair” Saturday, April 5, at the Callahan Senior Center,

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  • Laura Brennan, children’s librarian at the Northborough Free Library, holds pajamas donated by Mirick O’Connell. (Photo/submitted)

    Local law firm donates pajamas for children

    Northborough – On Feb. 14, the law firm of Mirick O’Connell held a $5 Jeans Day fundraiser in support of the Northborough

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  • In Your Shoes to host ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser

    Westborough – Since 2008, In Your Shoes (IYS) has been helping Westborough residents in need. The nonprofit organization provides emergency funds to

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  • (l to r): Jimmie Ames, assistant vice president and market manager, Avidia Bank; Millard B. Berryman, president and CEO for DA-MAR Biological, Inc.; Mary Taber, spiritual director,  L.C.S.W., Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA; Cam Sowa, president and chair of the board of directors of Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA; and Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank.
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    Avidia Charitable Foundation donates to The Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA

    Westborough – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA (PCC) to support counseling costs. PCC offers

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