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Musicians invited to join community band

April 25th, 2008

Hudson – As the River's Edge Community Band begins its spring season, it invites area musicians to join its Thursday evening rehearsals from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hudson High School's band room, 69 Brigham St., Hudson. Area adults and students in grade eight or older are welcome to attend. All instruments are welcome. The [...]

Yoong Tong Thai Restaurant

April 25th, 2008

Address: 278 Main St., Northborough Background: About 10 years ago, Thailand native Panida Sahasakmontri, sister Ta and brothers Tom, Thom and Kob, decided they wanted to bring the taste and flavor of downtown Bangkok to town and opened Yoong Tong, which means "Golden Peacock." Since opening, they have added, by popular demand, sushi to the [...]

Shrewsbury Nurseries

April 25th, 2008

' Owners: John Lebeaux and Robin Lebeaux Address: 957 Boston Post Road Phone: 508-842-2831, 800-675-leaf (5323) Website: www.shrewsburynurseries.com   Business background: "We have been in business since 1947," owner John Lebeaux said. "The nursery sits on 15 acres that was carved out of my grandfather's 200-acre Buttonwood Farm." Business description: Shrewsbury Nurseries provides gardening needs [...]

Business Briefs

April 25th, 2008

Avidia Bank announces new loan officers Mark R. O'Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank, recently announced the addition of two new commercial bankers, Andrew Zelman and Scot Rielly, who were named vice presidents and commercial relationship officers. Zelman has nearly 20 years of experience in commercial lending and business development for organizations in the [...]

Homes, Apples and Opportunities

April 25th, 2008

So over the last years I have to say that due to the influence of many (thanks to SJ and CM), I've become quite the Apple Computer junkie. Having a computer that you can plug in and have it just "work" right out the box seems like a no-brainer, but until I experienced it firsthand, [...]


April 25th, 2008

Calendar 25 Friday UMC Rummage/Bake Sale The United Methodist Women and Appalachian Service Project Team from First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., Westborough, will hold their annual rummage sale of clothing in good condition, newer clothing, and other goods from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Also April 26, from 9 a.m.-noon. The bell choirs will [...]

Insurgents find one route into Afghanistan closed

April 25th, 2008

Editor's note: Our Marlborough reporter Doug Grindle has returned to the Middle East, embedded with U.S. soldiers. He filed this report from Afghanistan. Spira District, Khost Province, eastern Afghanistan – One of the most notorious infiltration routes used by insurgents to cross from Pakistan into Afghanistan is now closed. Elements of A Company, 1-503rd Parachute [...]


April 25th, 2008

Letters must be signed with name and address and include a telephone number for verification. The editor reserves the right to reject letters on the basis of length, libelous content and suitability. Letters under 350 words will not be edited for length. Longer letters may be edited, depending on space constraints. Deadline is Monday noon [...]

Ms. Stevens goes to Washington

April 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Mayor Nancy Stevens recently visited policy-makers in our nation's capital to share Marlborough's concerns about the millions of dollars needed to upgrade the city's two wastewater treatment plants in order to meet an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirement. The mandate's goal to reduce phosphorus levels in the Assabet River is certainly a worthy [...]

letters to the editor

April 25th, 2008

To the Editor: Edi Since February of 2007 the Westborough School Committee has bee been meeting with the Westboro Westborough Teachers Association sociation ( WTA) to negotiate a new con contract. Last October, after eigh eight months of negotiations, tiations, a t tentative agreement was reached. This agreement was subsequently rejected by the WTA rank-and-file [...]

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