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Joao O. Homen Jr., 79

August 29th, 2008

Hudson – Joao O. Homen Jr., 79, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008 at UMASS Memorial Healthcare in Worcester. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to Elzira (Pimental) Homen of Hudson. Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, John Lui Homen, Maria Lima, Carlos Oliviera, Nelia Kinsman, Alberto Homen, Paul Homen and […]

Local airman graduates from basic training

August 29th, 2008

Northborough/Southborough – Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jason R. Rothwell has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. 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, […]

Parish to host community festival

August 29th, 2008

Northborough – St. Bernadette Parish in Northborough will host its 16th Annual Community Fall Festival. The event will run from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday Sept. 5 and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday Sept 6. The festival will feature many traditional activities including kid's games, raffles, auctions, food vendors, magic show, a dance […]

‘Slice of Heaven’ tourney in memory of Bill Goguen

August 29th, 2008

Northborough – The way Colin Adams sees it, the inaugural Slice of Heaven Golf Tournament is just the sort of thing Bill Goguen would sign up for and urge others to sign up for as well. Unfortunately, especially for Bill's wife, Judy, and his 7-year-old son, Jason, the tournament is in Bill's memory. Bill lost […]

CVS reopens in Northborough

August 29th, 2008

Northborough – The new, larger CVS is now open in Northborough. The store, which opened Aug. 24, is larger than many of the chain's stores, Manager David Hathaway said, and it also has shorter shelves to allow customers to see and navigate the store better. Construction began on the building in March, after the building […]

Ann Leavitt, 76

August 29th, 2008

Southborough – Ann (Dando) Leavitt, 76, died peacefully at her home Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008 surrounded by her family. She suff ered from pancreatic cancer for years. Despite that, she was determined to take members of her family to England to see and enjoy London and the countryside. She fulfilled that dream this past July. […]

Charitable foundation donates to Northborough Free Library

August 29th, 2008

Northborough – Joseph MacDonough, executive vice president of Avidia Bank, presents Northborough Library Director Jean Langley with a donation from the Avidia Charitable Foundation. The foundation recently made its third installment of a three-year grant of $5,000 to the Northborough Free Library as part of the library's expansion and renovation project. The library serves people […]

Sister Viola Gautreau, SSA

August 29th, 2008

Marlborough – Sister Viola Gautreau, 91, a Sister of St. Anne, known in religion as Sister Marie Viola, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008 at Marie Esther Health Center in Marlborough. She was in her 63rd year of religious life. She is survived by her sisters, Sr. Lilian Gautreau, SSA; Sr. Noella Gautreau, SSA; and Helen […]

Phyllis Broccolo, 94

August 29th, 2008

Westborough – Phyllis "Nana" (Franco) Broccolo, 94, formerly of Huntington Beach and Montebello, Calif., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008 at the Willows in Westborough. Her husband of 47 years, Frank A. Broccolo, died in 1982. She is survived by her sons, Frank Broccolo and his wife, Patricia, and Richard Broccolo and his fiancée, Diane; her […]

Local man graduates from air traffi c contro l course

August 29th, 2008

Marlborough – Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle J. Causey has graduated from the Air Traffic Control Operations Apprentice Course at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. The course is designed to train students to control en-route and terminal air traffic by use of visual, radar and non-radar means at air traffic control tower facilities. […]

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