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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 […]

Recreation director thanks volunteer coaches

August 29th, 2008

Dear Editor, On behalf of Northborough Recreation and its T-Ball program for 4-6 year-olds, I would like to thank our volunteer T-Ball Coaches for another successful season of T-Ball! Over 240 children participated this summer and without the willingness of the T-Ball coaches to give of their time, talent, and most importantly patience, this program […]

Corridor Nine Chamber hosts economic ambassador

August 29th, 2008

Region – (l to r) Barbara Clifford, president of the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce, meets with Ambassador Christopher Egan Aug. 20 at the Corridor Nine monthly breakfast meeting at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston. Egan is the U.S. ambassador in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. He spoke to Chamber of Commerce […]

All smiles for the first day of school!

August 29th, 2008

Marlborough – Fifth-graders Katie Zagzoug and Elizabeth Duross show off new backpacks and sneakers Aug. 26 on the first day of school in Marlborough as they catch up on their summer adventures.

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, […]

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 […]

Local students put together comic book to help with job hunts

August 29th, 2008

Marlborough – The Future Skills Institute/MY Work program is introducing a comic book that will be benefi cial to all high school students in Marlborough. This comic book consists of the many skills needed in order to obtain an ideal job. The comic book, published by M.Y. Comics, is titled, "Jagger Finds a Job." The […]

Caught in between selling and buying a home?

August 29th, 2008

Selling a home and buying a new one can be a difficult balancing act. A homebuyer can take a liking to a home that is for sale, want to make an offer to buy it, but be hesitant because they have yet to sell their existing home. In an ideal world, both transactions would occur […]

Munchkin Land opening in September

August 29th, 2008

Munchkin Land, a children's gym for kids ages 6 months to 6 years, will be opening soon at their 7,200-square-foot facility at 30 Oak St., Westborough, and combines a state-of-the-art children's gym with an indoor, interactive playground (Tiny Town). Owned and operated by the Giguere family, Munchkin Land will offer an age specificurriculum for young […]

Westboro Paint and Decorating

August 29th, 2008

Westboro Paint and Decorating owner Doug Curving stands under the newest sign. PHOTO/K.A. ESPOSITO Westborough – If you're looking for a comfortable place to plan your next interior decorating project and a place that offers all the options of quality paint, wallpaper, window treatments and design, you can find it at Westboro Paint and Decorating. […]

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