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Grecian Festival to feature food and fun

August 31st, 2007

Marlborough – A chance to enjoy some of the finest Greek food in the Metrowest area and help a church rebuild structures vital to its mission are in store for area residents who take time next weekend to participate in the Grecian Festival presented by Saints Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church. The festival will be held [...]

Town appoints Committee on Public Health

August 31st, 2007

Southborough – Sparked by the retirement of the town's longtime public health director, the Southborough Board of Selectmen, at its Aug. 14 meeting, appointed a Committee on Public Health and charged it with coming up with a plan for how not only the public health director will operate, but also the Board of Health and [...]

Police chief looks to retired officers for detail work

August 31st, 2007

Northborough – In an eff ort to have more police details in town worked by Northborough police officers, Police Chief Mark Leahy petitioned the Board of Selectmen Aug. 20 to appoint Tom Martin as a special police officer. "Tommy was a sergeant on the force who retired in early July," Leahy told the board. "He's [...]

Applefest to bring community together Sept. 14 to 16

August 31st, 2007

Northborough – Preparations for Applefest 2007, to be held at various locales throughout the town the weekend of Sept. 14 to 16, are in full swing. The Board of Selectmen touched off the unofficial start of the festivities at its Aug. 20 meeting when it voted unanimously to approve the Sept. 15 closing of Blake [...]

CVS plans temporary Blake Street location

August 31st, 2007

Northborough – When the CVS at 14-24 Main St. temporarily closes to allow for the demolition and rebuilding of the structure, the pharmacy services it provides will be moved to 19 Blake St. "That's what we've been told by the CVS people – that the pharmacy part will move to the part of 19 Blake [...]

Residents enjoy outdoor Summer Concert Series

August 31st, 2007

Northborough – Residents of all ages gathered Aug. 23 to enjoy the music of "Chicken Slacks" at the Summer Concert Series at Ellsworth- McAfee Park. According to Virginia Simms George, who chairs the Northborough Community Aff airs Committee, the concert was the fourth of the 2007 concert series presented by that committee. The series was [...]

‘Thank you’ sign to appear at Town Hall

August 31st, 2007

Northborough – Motorists driving by Town Hall in the near future will see a sign thanking town residents for their support for the new Senior Center. The Board of Selectmen approved the sign at its Aug. 20 meeting. "I think it's good to have a sign but I'm a little worried it's going to create [...]

Annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival starts early

August 31st, 2007

Shrewsbury – The Spirit of Shrewsbury (SOS) Fall Festival committee has been meeting since January to prepare for the gala weekend of Sept. 28 through 30. "Because the committee couldn't squeeze in all of the events during the Spirit weekend," committee President Maria Smith said, "additional events had to be spread out during the month [...]

City candidates come forward

August 31st, 2007

Marlborough – It's been said that apathy is the enemy of democracy. If that is the case, then democracy is alive and well in the Marlborough. In anticipation of the Nov. 6 city election, more than two dozen candidates have filed papers to enter the race. The bulk of the contests will be for seats [...]

Report from Iraq: Hawijah raid

August 31st, 2007

Right: Iraqi Police stop at a village near Hawijah where Iraqi and American forces searched for insurgents. The three men they were looking for were not at home. PHOTOS/DOUG GRINDLE Near Hawijah, Iraq – It is early morning, not yet light, as the men of Alpha Company 2-27 Infantry step off the helicopter and crouch [...]

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