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Reaching new heights

July 25th, 2008

Westborough – Westborough resident Matt Watkins gets the opportunity to see the Boston Celtics' Eastern Conference Championship Trophy up close as part of a celebration for a new luxury condominium project. Real estate developer The Abbey Group, also managing partners of the Celtics, and project development team members as well as Boston city officials gathered […]

Anderson family celebrates wedding

July 25th, 2008

Northborough – Former Northborough resident Daniel Anderson married Stephanie Freeman, of Bergenfield, N.J., June 22. Dan is a 2002 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School and a 2006 graduate of Syracuse University; he currently is a second-year student at State of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. Stephanie is a 2007 graduate of Syracuse […]

An artist in the making

July 25th, 2008

Westborough – Westborough resident Emilie Campanelli, 15, was recently named winner of the top Stubblebine Award from the Music Worcester Young Artist Competition, winning for the second year in a row. Emilie started violin lessons at age 6. She is in her ninth year of violin studies, currently under the tutelage of Magdalena Richter at […]

Longtime town personality named Applefest Grand Marshal

July 25th, 2008

Northborough – Elaine Kelly never saw it coming. A 43-year resident of the town, Kelly has participated in many Applefests and attended the Applefest parade on many occasions. She'll attend again this year, and she'll have the best seat on the parade route, too – atop the car that will carry the Grand Marshal of […]

Alice Rowan Swanson remembered by mother, minister

July 25th, 2008

Northborough – Saying her daughter was "very quiet, but not shy," Ruth Rowan spoke for the first time July 18 about the death of Alice Rowan Swanson. The following day, the family held a memorial service at the Unitarian Universalist Church, which was attended by hundreds of Rowan Swanson's family, friends, college classmates, co-workers and […]

Memorial scholarship fund holds softball event

July 25th, 2008

Northborough – The Michael Gould Memorial Scholarship Fund will benefit from a softball game fund-raiser beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday July 27, rain or shine, at the Robert E. Melican Middle School on Lincoln Street. Michael, a lifelong resident of Northborough, died in July 2000, at the age of 19. In his memory, the Gould […]

Local oil supplier appears before Senate Committee

July 25th, 2008

Northborough – Sandra Farrell, one of the owners of Northborough Oil Co. and chair of the Massachusetts Oilheat Council, went to Washington, D.C., June 25 to appear before the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and take part in a hearing called, "Examining solutions to cope with the rise in home heating oil […]

Snacking in the shade

July 25th, 2008

Northborough – Jenny Gauvin and her children Lucy, 5, and Tucker, 3, enjoy a shady tree and a snack at the Soldiers Monument in Northborough July 11.

Calendar

July 25th, 2008

Calendar 25 Friday Shrewsbury Public Library “Governor’s Tour” Following on the footsteps of Gov. Deval Patrick’s recent tour of the Shrewsbury Public library, 609 Main St., the Trustees and staff invite the public to attend a similar tour of the library building at 3:30 p.m. Subsequent tours will be July 28 at 7 p.m., July […]

Selectmen discuss job description, salary range for next town coordinator/manager

July 25th, 2008

Westborough – Selectmen continued to refine the criteria for the town manager position, focusing at their July 15 meeting on experience, education, areas of expertise, personal skills and salary range. Current Town Coordinator Henry Danis will retire after 14 years of serving the town on June 30, 2009, and the Board of Selectmen said at […]

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