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“Dancing with Friends” benefit Sept. 5

July 25th, 2008

The 3rd annual "Dancing with Friends" benefit for the Walk to Cure Cancer will be held Friday, Sept. 5. The event will be held at Maironis Park, 52 South Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury, and includes lessons in salsa from 2-3 p.m., swing from 3-4 p.m., fox trot from 4-5 p.m. and salsa from 5-6 p.m. Cost [...]

Screenings at Northborough Chiropractic

July 25th, 2008

On Saturday, Aug. 2, Dr. Karen Moriarty and the Northborough Chiropractic Center will be offering free screenings for learning disabilities and developmental differences by Active Healing Inc. The screenings take 30 minutes and are for children 2-18 years. Space is limited. Also, a Pediatric Screening Day will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 1-6 p.m. [...]

Lamy Automotive

July 25th, 2008

PHOTO/MARY PRITCHARD Kevin Lamy (right), owner of Lamy Automotive, works with employee Bob Salah at Lamy's new location at 200 Bartlett St. in Northborough Northborough – While you may no longer drive past them every day, two friendly faces of Northborough are still in town, just down the road a bit. Formerly doing business as [...]

Silver linings in mortgage crisis of 2008

July 25th, 2008

Anyone who's been anywhere near a newspaper over the last year has been inundated by stories of the meltdown within the mortgage industry. Countless families have lost their homes, banks have imploded leaving thousands out of work, and the stock market correction, largely precipitated by corrections in the financial stocks, has seriously aff ected the [...]

Board forms home heating group

July 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen has formed a Home Heating Working Group that will look at creating solutions for Shrewsbury residents who haven't been able to keep up with their increasing energy bills. The group was formed after newly-elected Selectman Benjamin Tartaglia requested the board devise home heating contingency plans for residents in [...]

Local resident graduates from basic combat training

July 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Army Reserve Pvt. Sheena M. Bass has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Among the subjects studied during her nine weeks of training were the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, basic combat skills, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, military courtesy and justice system, basic First Aid [...]

Shrewsbury native deployed overseas

July 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Army Reserve Pfc. Keith M. Westberg has been mobilized and activated for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom's mission objectives focus on force protection, peacekeeping, stabilization, security and counter-insurgency operations as the Iraqi transitional governing bodies assume full sovereign powers to govern the [...]

Shrewsbury native receives community award

July 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury- Shrewsbury native and recent UMass- Amherst graduate Stephanie Millette was one of 13 individuals recognized at the college's Offic e o f Community Service's Awards for Community Service and Engagement held May 8. Millette received the Commonwealth Essay Award for her entry detailing her experience as a volunteer camp counselor and Head Start classroom [...]

Pay-as-you-throw trash program gears up

July 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury – With pay-as-youthrow (PAYT) trash removal just around the corner, the Shrewsbury Health Department is working overtime to make sure everyone in town has the information they need prior to the Aug. 4 start date. The department's website is being regularly updated as more vendors sign on to carry the PAYT trash bags. Residents [...]

Cultural Council members sought

July 25th, 2008

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen is asking anyone who is interested in serving on the Shrewsbury Cultural Council (SCC) to submit a cover letter and resume for their consideration. The SCC is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which helps to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive [...]

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