This Week's Highlight

New and traditional events highlight weekend of fun as Northborough celebrates Applefest 2017 »

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – The town of Northborough’s residents as well as guests from near and far  attended a number of events Sept. 14-17 during

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700 age-restricted units planned for former State Hospital property »

04:12 pm | Westborough - Reid Blute, vice president of Pulte Homes in Westborough, appeared before the Board of Selectmen at their…

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Westborough Board reviews warrant articles for fall Town Meeting »

08:42 pm | Westborough – Westborough’s fall Town Meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at Westborough High School,…

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Westborough Board establishes search committee for new police chief »

08:39 pm | Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon has recently given written notice that he intends to retire Jan. 31,…

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Planning Board to hold public hearings regarding production of alcohol »

09:46 pm | Westborough - The Westborough Planning Board will hold a public hearing during its Tuesday, Sept. 12, meeting on five…

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Local News

Westborough police log, Sept. 22 edition »

08:00 am | Westborough Monday, Sept. 11 4:46 a.m. Gary Cir. Suspicious activity. 8:58 a.m. E Main St. Erratic operator. 11:46 a.m. Gary…

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700 age-restricted units planned for former State Hospital property »

04:12 pm | Westborough - Reid Blute, vice president of Pulte Homes in Westborough, appeared before the Board of Selectmen at their Sept.…

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Westborough girls’ soccer starts off season on the right foot »

10:10 pm | Shrewsbury/Westborough - With a talent-laden roster that features 11 seniors and a cast of younger players set to augment the…

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Architectural walking tour to visit historic Westborough neighborhood of Vintonville »

10:02 pm | Westborough – As part of Westborough’s 300th anniversary celebration, R. Christopher Noonan, historic preservationist and historic real estate specialist, will…

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Shrewsbury police log, Sept. 22 edition »

08:00 am | Shrewsbury Friday, Sept. 8 9:38 a.m. Cabot Dr. Medical call. 11:28 a.m. Avalon Way. Vandalism. 12:42 p.m. South Quinsigamond. Larceny.…

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Marsha D. Bombard, 63, of Shrewsbury »

03:48 pm | Shrewsbury – Marsha D. (Brown) Bombard, 63, of Shrewsbury, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, died peacefully Sunday, Sept.…

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Brett R. Cournoyer, 53, of Shrewsbury »

09:15 am | Shrewsbury – Brett R. Cournoyer, 53, was stricken ill on a job site and passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017…

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Talented multi-sport athlete excited for senior year at Shrewsbury High »

10:17 pm | Shrewsbury - There may be no other area high school athlete more anxious for the commencement of his senior year…

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Marlborough police log, Sept. 22 edition »

08:00 am | Marlborough Monday, Sept. 11 10:12 a.m. Lincoln St. Disturbance. 10:37 a.m. Boston Post Road East. Fraud/forgery. 11:35 a.m. Arrested, Uriel…

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Nominations sought for BayPath Elder Services’ community service award »

11:41 pm | Marlborough - BayPath Elder Services is inviting nominations for the 10th annual Frances Borger Klempner Community Service Award. This memorial…

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Richard A. Wolcott, 67, of Marlborough »

03:52 pm | Marlborough – Richard A. “Dickie” Wolcott, 67, of Marlborough, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at his home. He was born,…

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Delores P. Urato, 82, of Marlborough »

03:22 pm | Marlborough – Delores P. (Naples) Urato, 82, of Marlborough, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at the Reservoir Center for…

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Northborough police log, Sept. 22 edition »

08:00 am | Northborough Sunday, Sept. 3 7:27 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Fire Dept. asst. 10:59 a.m. Village Dr. Ambulance. 6:44 p.m. Southwest Cutoff.…

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Over 300 participate in 24th annual Applefest 5k Race/Walk & Kids Adventure Race »

05:43 pm | Northborough – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 24th Annual Applefest 5k/Race Walk Sept. 16 during the…

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New and traditional events highlight weekend of fun as Northborough celebrates Applefest 2017 »

05:19 pm | By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – The town of Northborough’s residents as well as guests from near and far…

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The pick for Applefest weekend »

02:04 pm | Northborough – One of the highlights of the annual Applefest weekend is the popular Street Fair, which this year will…

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Hudson police log, Sept. 22 edition »

08:00 am | Hudson Tuesday, Sept. 5 10:50 a.m. Kent Dr. Larceny. 3:25 p.m. Washington St. MV accident/leaving scene. 4:09 p.m. Main St.…

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Maria S. Ryan, 55, of Hudson »

10:59 am | Hudson – Maria S. (Frias) Ryan, 55, of Hudson, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital, surrounded…

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Barbara A. Scott, 89, of Hudson »

03:30 pm | Hudson – Barbara Ann (Boyd) Scott passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at the age of 89. At the…

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Feng Sushi adds live music and discount apps on Saturday nights »

11:49 pm | Hudson – Feng Sushi & Grill in Hudson is gaining a reputation for its top quality fresh ingredients and innovative…

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Two Southborough Scouts earn Silver Award »

11:46 pm | Southborough - Avery Barnes and Raiya Sehgal-Sealey from Girl Scout Troop 72780 of Southborough have earned their Silver Award. The…

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Southborough Cultural Arts Council to host meeting Sept. 19 »

05:55 pm | Southborough – The Southborough Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) must have five members in order to receive funding from the Massachusetts…

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Lena A. Carloni, 96, of Southborough »

03:40 pm | Southborough – Lena A. Carloni, 96, a lifelong resident of Southborough, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital after…

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Southborough police log, Sept. 15 edition »

11:00 am | Southborough Friday, Sept. 1 8:06 a.m. A resident came into the police station to file a larceny report (stolen wallet).…

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Grafton police log, Sept. 22 edition »

08:00 am | Grafton Sunday, Sept. 3 12:48 a.m. Pine St. Suspicious person. 5:43 p.m. Crescent St. Ambulance – medical. 11:41 p.m. Grafton…

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Carol M. Girard, 79, of Grafton »

03:35 pm | Grafton – Carol M. (Berg) Girard, 79, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Her husband, Donald Girard,…

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Feeding the hungry and nourishing souls at St. Mary’s and St. Philip’s      »

09:07 pm | Grafton – Running a church ministry that feeds hundreds of hungry people each month takes a great deal of time,…

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Grafton Fire Department ‘fills the boot’ for MDA »

08:59 pm | Grafton - The Grafton Fire Department held a "Fill the Boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association May 13 and Aug.…

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People and Places

  • Two Southborough Scouts earn Silver Award

    Southborough - Avery Barnes and Raiya Sehgal-Sealey from Girl Scout Troop 72780 of Southborough have earned their Silver Award. The Silver Award is

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  • Nominations sought for BayPath Elder Services’ community service award

    Marlborough - BayPath Elder Services is inviting nominations for the 10th annual Frances Borger Klempner Community Service Award. This memorial award will

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  • Westborough ophthalmologist offers aesthetic procedures and complete eye care

    Westborough - As a board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Jean Keamy oversees a wide variety of procedures at her namesake practice, Keamy Eye &

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  • Ward Park Pickleball athletes compete in Senior Olympic games

    Region - The Fore Kicks Sports Complex was the host site for the 2017 Massachusetts Senior Olympic Games for Pickleball held Aug.

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  • Interboro Community Band begins new season Sept. 18

    Region – The Interboro Community Band ensemble meets Monday nights, September through June, from 7:45-9:15 p.m. in the band room of Algonquin

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  • Feeding the hungry and nourishing souls at St. Mary’s and St. Philip’s     

    Grafton – Running a church ministry that feeds hundreds of hungry people each month takes a great deal of time, energy and

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  • Wayside Athletic Club announces new staff

    Marlborough – The Wayside Athletic Club has announced that Doris Grandinetti has been named as its new general manager. Grandinetti has over

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  • Shrewsbury woman raises Alzheimer’s Awareness

    Shrewsbury - Gina Tiberio Hamilton of Shrewsbury will participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Worcester Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday, Sept. 24, at

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  • Hudson teen rides more than 2,000 miles for adaptive sports awareness

    Hudson - Hudson resident Owen Anketell spent the summer before his senior year of high school with a friend and his cousin

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  • Main Street Bank welcomes new community lender

    Marlborough – Main Street Bank introduced the newest member of its retail community lending team - Michael Glynn, community lender in the

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • ‘Fill the Boot’ drive Sept. 16

    Westborough - The Westborough Fire Fighters will be conducting their annual “Fill the Boot” drive Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. –

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  • Annual Friends of the Poor walk Sept. 30

    Marlborough - Immaculate Conception and St. Matthias parishes will hold their annual St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk Saturday,

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  • Feeding the hungry and nourishing souls at St. Mary’s and St. Philip’s     

    Grafton – Running a church ministry that feeds hundreds of hungry people each month takes a great deal of time, energy and

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  • Grafton Fire Department ‘fills the boot’ for MDA

    Grafton - The Grafton Fire Department held a "Fill the Boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association May 13 and Aug. 26.

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  • Shrewsbury woman raises Alzheimer’s Awareness

    Shrewsbury - Gina Tiberio Hamilton of Shrewsbury will participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Worcester Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday, Sept. 24, at

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  • Worcester County Sheriff’s Office donates over 300 cellphones

    Region - Rotmans, an official drop-off location for Cell Phones for Soldiers recently accepted their single largest donation of cell phones. Over

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  • Third Overdose Awareness Vigil gathers crowd in downtown Marlborough

    Marlborough - The third International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil at the Walker Building in Marlborough ended on Aug. 31 with hundreds of

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  • Southborough parents look to rebuild beloved playground

    By Alyssa Borelli, Contributing Writer Southborough – A group of Southborough parents are campaigning to close the funding gap on the replacement

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  • Dinner to benefit Southborough Community Fund Sept. 8

    Southborough – Celebrate Southborough at the Southborough Community Fund (SCF) Dinner Friday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Church Hall,

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  • First Church in Marlborough hosts ‘bucket’ fundraiser for hurricane victims

    Marlborough – The First Church in Marlborough, 37 High St.,  has announced that it will be accepting Church World Service Emergency Cleanup

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