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Portuguese president makes an impression

June 29th, 2007

Hudson – Some 600 attendees turned out to the popular Hudson Portuguese Club last week to listen to a presentation by the President of Portugal, Anibal Cavaco Silva. Under tight security, the charismatic president spoke of the courage exhibited by those who relocated to Hudson to start new lives and of the positive relations between [...]

Westboro Stride Rite is not moving

June 29th, 2007

Dear friends and customers, We would like to clear up any confusion about our store moving. Westboro Stride Rite is NOT moving. We will continue to be conveniently located at routes 9 and 135 in the Westmeadow Plaza where we have been for over 20 years. As are many other Stride Rite stores, we operate [...]

Resident encourages going on a quest

June 29th, 2007

To the editor: Looking for something to do in the early summer? Want to get your kids or just yourself outdoors? Want to learn all about the open spaces, woods and trails in Westborough? Do you like letterboxing, questing or geo-caching? Do you like hiking and puzzles? You should try the Naturethon Adventure Quest off [...]

community calendar

June 29th, 2007

29 Friday Shrewsbury Summer Music Theatre will present "Grease" at 7 p.m. at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden St. Also June 30. Tickets: $10, $8 seniors/students. For ticket info, call (508) 842-4870. Tickets will also be available at each performance. Westborough's Block Dance will be held in the center of town 6-10 p.m. Tailspin to [...]

Council rejects wastewater upgrade proposal

June 29th, 2007

Marlborough – Marlborough city councilors traded sharply diff erent opinions concerning a proposed $41 million dollar bond bill at the City Council meeting June 25. The measure would have authorized the money to upgrade the westerly wastewater treatment plant. It was voted down by councilors after a lengthy debate. If the measure passed at this [...]

Catch of the day

June 29th, 2007

‘Guitar Heroes’ compete at Marlborough Public Library

June 29th, 2007

Marlborough – Happy to compete, Lauryn Magner and Cam Ossing, along with other teens, strive to become "Guitar Hero" June 19 at the Marlborough Public Library. The library hosted this competition for grade six and up. For information about upcoming events, contact Eliza Langhans at 508-460-3796.

Historian writes about Northborough’s role in Civil War

June 29th, 2007

Northborough – While it's always been a matter of historical record that Northborough played a significant role in this country's Civil War, until recently the precise part the town played had never been fully explained. In his book "Northborough in the Civil War – Citizen, Soldiering and Sacrifice" town resident Bob Ellis explains Northborough's involvement [...]

Selectmen refuse option to purchase 150 acres

June 29th, 2007

Northborough – The Loop retail development and the AvalonBay residential community projects moved significantly closer to becoming realities at the Board of Selectmen's June 25 meeting. At the meeting, the selectmen unanimously voted not to exercise the town's option on the right of Continued from front page first refusal to purchase the 150 acres, better [...]

Mauro Farm plan changes presented to commission

June 29th, 2007

Marlborough – In a meeting June 21, Marlborough's Conservation Commission heard about changes to a development at 150 Cook Lane that the developers are making to ease concerns voiced by neighbors. The development at the Mauro Farm site has been criticized for a dense housing plan that would put 27 houses on 16 acres. The [...]

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