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Cultural Council presents grants

January 25th, 2008

Westborough – (l to r) Leslie Leslie and Kris Allen of the Westborough Community Land Trust receive the Westborough Cultural Council grant the organization will use for Earth Day 2008 celebration, "Preserving our Habitat." Looking on is Westborough Board of Selectman Chair Susan Abladian, who presented the grant.

Protocol developed for athletes training off school grounds

January 25th, 2008

Westborough – At its Jan. 16 meeting, the School Committee unanimously approved a protocol to be followed by student athletes and teams in the district when they are training off of school grounds. The protocol was developed as a result of an incident in the fall when a member of the Westborough High girls cross [...]

National Grid to remove trees threatening power lines

January 25th, 2008

Westborough – A National Grid tree removal unit will be in town within the next two months to take down about 85 trees that pose a hazard to the company's power lines. The trees, which at present include 26 located on public ground and another 57 on private property, are located along a five-and-a-half mile [...]

letters to the editor

January 25th, 2008

To the Editor: I am writing in support of the Hudson Senior Center renovation and expansion project. The Town of Hudson ballot question at the February 5th local election (held in conjunction with the Presidential Primary), asks residents to vote on a $4.4 million dollar debt exclusion. I urge you to vote in favor of [...]

Increasing the net sales price of your home in 2008

January 25th, 2008

It appears that we may have turned the corner at last, and the first few weeks of January have seen a big jump in sales activity and even a spike in some prices. Of course, when that happens, it always seems to be met by a big increase in inventory as home sellers come rushing [...]

Scholarship fund seeking contributions

January 25th, 2008

Southborough – Our Town scholarship fund awards are dependent on voluntary donations by Southborough townspeople. Donations can be included with quarterly property tax bills, by mailing donations directly to the town treasurer, and by making "spare change" donations in canisters located at various retail establishments around town. Corporate sponsorships are also accepted. All donations are [...]

Area resident named to Mass. Workforce Investment Board

January 25th, 2008

Southborough – The common thread that has run through Elizabeth Thornton's professional life recently became an important stitch in the fabric of the state government that is helping to shape the work force as it moves forward in an uncertain economic time. Last month Gov. Deval Patrick named Thornton, a Southborough resident, to the Massachusetts [...]

George C. Lizotte Jr., 86

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – George C. Lizotte Jr., 86, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 at Genesis Westford House after an illness. He was the husband of the late Marjorie (Robinson) Lizotte, who died in 1983, and his first wife, Mabel (kinder) Lizotte. He leaves his children and their spouses, Linda and Fred Mueller, Gail and Lloyd Morton, [...]

Theresa M. Orareo, 98

January 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Theresa M. (De- Malia) Orareo, 98, formerly of Worcester, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008 at Marlborough Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph Orareo, who died in 1970. She leaves her children, Anna Maria Leandres, Dolores Slattery, Joseph Orareo and Joanne Resteghini and her husband, Bruno; [...]

Margaret Silva, 97

January 25th, 2008

Falmouth – Margaret (Santella) Silva, 97, formerly of Hudson, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 at the Royal Megansett Nursing and Retirement Home in North Falmouth. She was the wife of the late Joseph Silva for 60 years until his death in 1994. She leaves her son, Charles Silva, and her daughter-inlaw, Eleanor (Kelleher) Silva; her [...]

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