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Report from Iraq: Convoy escorts are a deadly game

November 30th, 2007

Editor's note: Our Marlborough Community Reporter Doug Grindle has returned from Afghanistan and Iraq, where he was embedded with U.S. troops. While there, he sent us reports whenever he could so that we could provide our readers with a glimpse of what's going on in the region. As always, we are grateful to Doug and […]

Southborough considers 40B housing projects

November 30th, 2007

Southborough – Preliminary approval has been granted by MassHousing for a pair of major Chapter 40B projects proposed for town, as well as for a smaller-scale development. Trammell Crow and AvalonBay have designed plans to construct 200-unit apartment complexes on Route 9 near Interstate 495. Both projects will need the approval of Southborough's Zoning Board […]

New Beginnings looking for donations

November 30th, 2007

Hudson – New Beginnings, A Foundation for Pregnant Girls & Women In Need, is a nonprofit charity established in 2006 by Hudson resident Kathleen Laplante. The foundation is currently holding its end-of-theyear fund-raising drive, with proceeds going to local crisis pregnancy centers, shelters and other related services. Birthright, Visitation House, A Woman's Concern, Life Saver […]

Barbara A. Perkins, 73

November 30th, 2007

Westborough – Barbara A. (Comey) Perkins, 73, died at home Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007 after a long battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late John Perkins Sr. She leaves her mother, Florence (Smith) Comey; her daughter, Nancy Perkins Ward and her husband, Francis; her son, John Perkins Jr.; her sisters-in-law, Helen Fenlason […]

Shrewsbury students perform in one-act plays

November 30th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) students Rosanna Cruz (seated), Tatiana Carou and Eric Maxwell spend time in hair and make-up with parent volunteers Judy Waldbillig (left) and Adriana Carou (second from right) as they prepare for the SHS Music and Drama Department's Fall One-Act Plays. "Dress Rehearsal for Murder" was performed by freshman and […]

A historic sale

November 30th, 2007

School offers residents chance to ‘give once, help twice’

November 30th, 2007

Westborough – Westborough High School's (WHS) Fine Arts Department is off ering a holiday giving program under which residents can make charitable donations that will benefit local organizations and help students whose families need assistance paying for department-sponsored trips. The WHS Fine Arts Gift Card Program lets residents make donations to one or more of […]

Graduates share the scoop on college

November 30th, 2007

Marlborough – Juniors and seniors on track to graduate with the State Scholar designation from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) learned about college Nov. 21 when eight AVRTHS alumni discussed their college experiences. Jeremiah Obermeyer of Hudson, a 2002 graduate, is a mechanical engineering major at Northeastern University. He finished a program at […]

Holiday toy collection to benefit local needy families

November 30th, 2007

Shrewsbury – A holiday toy collection is being held to benefit needy families served by Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, as well as by the Department of Social Services. Donations of new, non-violent toys are being accepted at two Shrewsbury locations from now through Monday Dec. 17 at the Gymnastics Learning Center at 574 Lake […]

business briefs

November 30th, 2007

Paige Jewelers celebrates anniversary Stephen Paige of Paige Jewelers is proud to announce that they are celebrating their 55th anniversary with tremendous savings and great gift selections, just in time for the holiday gift-giving season. In addition to diamonds, colored stones, 14k jewelry, pearls and watches, Paige Jewelers also has an extensive line of Vera […]

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