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Sweet 16 of 2007

December 28th, 2007

Region – Before we welcome the new 2008 sports year, we'll pause to take a look at a sensational 2007 and the top 16 local sports stories. We'll look at spots 9 through16 this week, followed by the Elite Eight countdown next week. Enjoy, agree or not, and relive the memories; that's what this is [...]

Business briefs

December 28th, 2007

Power appointed to FLIC board Diane Power, the first female Executive Director for the law firm of Mirick O'Connell, has been appointed to the newly formed Female Leadership Interest Council, Inc. (FLIC), as one of its Advisory Board members. FLIC is a nonprofit organization founded on the principles of female leadership, mentoring and the belief [...]

Predictions for the real estate market in 2008

December 28th, 2007

As I sit here thinking of my last column of 2007, I wanted to start off with a note of thanks to you all of the readers for your support over the past 22 years. Reflecting back on what the industry was like when I started back in 1985, it's hard to believe the changes [...]

Marlborough Savings wins ‘Battle of the Banks’ competition

December 28th, 2007

Southborough – Using a two-branch attack, Marlborough Savings Bank won the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce's fall Battle of the Banks competition. Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce President Barbara Clifford (second from left) and Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce Vice President Karen Chapman (far right) present the Battle of the Banks plaque to Marlborough Savings [...]

Watch that first step!

December 28th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Town officials in Shrewsbury have put together a wish list of sidewalk projects that includes both repairs and new walkways throughout the town. In all, the combined could total a whopping 10 miles at a projected cost of up to $2.5 million. However, in the wake of recent snowstorms and the several tragic [...]

Chamber honored by state association of school committees

December 28th, 2007

Westborough – Awards and recognition continue to pour in for the efforts of the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber of Commerce was notified recently that its School/Business Partnership Committee is the recipient of the Outstanding School Partner Award from the Massachusetts Association of School Committees. The School/Business Partnership Committee, chaired by Donna Cox, [...]

MIES holds parent-teacher conferences

December 28th, 2007

Marlborough – Parents and teachers contributed to making the Marlborough Intermediate Elementary School a beehive of activity Dec. 17. In their daughter Ana Johnston's fourth-grade classroom Ana's father, Evon, and mother, Lynne, meet with teacher (right) Laura Strait at this semester's parent-teacher conferences.

Warm reception at Women’s Health of Central Mass. ribbon-cutting

December 28th, 2007

Marlborough – There was a full house at the Women's Health Annual Holiday Open House Dec. 6. The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce was there for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their new facility at 340 Maple St. The new office is more spacious, and has on-site ultrasound and laboratory services. Women's Health provides gynecological and [...]

Marlborough resident graduates from basic training

December 28th, 2007

Marlborough – Air Force Airman 1st Class Kelly A. Lazaros has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field [...]

Firefighters battle blaze on Maple Street

December 28th, 2007

Marlborough – Marlborough firefighters worked for hours Dec. 17 to put out a blaze at 214 Maple St. that severely damaged a 100-year-old, three-story multi-family house. Their efforts were complicated by severe cold, high winds and icing conditions. Fire officials said three families were made homeless and one firefighter was injured and taken to Marlborough [...]

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