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City comptroller granted recertification

December 26th, 2008

Marlborough – Thomas J. Abel, comptroller/treasurer of the city of Marlborough, has had his designation as Certified Massachusetts Municipal Treasurer renewed for an additional period of five years. Abel's renewal was granted him by the Board of Certification of the statewide organization of local Tax Collectors and Treasurers, the Massachusetts Collectors and Treasurers Association. Renewal [...]

Northborough to register kindergarten students

December 26th, 2008

Northborough – Kindergarten registration packets for the 2009-2010 school year will be mailed to Northborough families Monday Jan. 5, 2009. Families listed on the Town Census with a child who will turn age 5 by Aug. 31, 2009, will automatically receive registration information from their neighborhood school. Registration will take place at each of the [...]

Ringing the bell closes a circle

December 26th, 2008

Westborough – I've wanted to live in Boston since I was 12, when my parents gave me a copy of "Johnny Tremain" to read prior to a trip to Ben Franklin's hometown. I still remember walking to the Old North Church, feeling cobbles beneath my feet and admiring the old, beautiful buildings. I grew up [...]

How the Grinch closed Glavin

December 26th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Just weeks before Christmas, residents of the Irving A. Glavin Regional Center in Shrewsbury, and their families, were notified that the center will close by June 2013. The center, which is home to 55 intellectually impaired patients, is one of four state facilities slated for closure. In a plan presented by the Governor's [...]


December 26th, 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 [...]

Woman’s Club thanks community for support

December 26th, 2008

To the Editor: The Westborough Woman's Club would like to thank the community for their participation in our collection drive for Abby's House in Worcester. We delivered over two hundred seven items of underwear and sox for women, men and children. In addition we collected one hundred and eight towels, face cloths and dish towels [...]

Club thanks community, volunteers, alumni

December 26th, 2008

To the Editor: This is the time of year when we all take time to reflect and give thanks for our many blessings. This year I want to thank each and every one who worked with the alumni, for your hard work and eff orts put forth to help our community and our kids! Today, [...]

Rachel’s Table director thanks students

December 26th, 2008

Dear Editor: I would like to thank the wonderful students at the Beale, Spring and Paton School for their generous eff orts holding food drives during the week before Thanksgiving. These food drives, organized by local realtor Steve Levine, collected 1,000 pounds of food that were transported by volunteers from Rachel's Table to area pantries [...]

Local man to run marathon for Leukemia, Lymphoma Society

December 26th, 2008

Region – When Don LaCoy lines up to participate in the 113th running of the Boston Marathon Monday April 20, 2009, he will not only realize his dream of running in the most famous race in the world, but his doing so will honor the memory of his uncle, Frank Silun, and help those who [...]

Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest receives $25,000 grant

December 26th, 2008

Marlborough – Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest, a nonprofit organization that enables youth to realize their full potential, today announced it has received a $25,000 grant from Staples Foundation for Learning Inc. (SFFL), a private foundation created by Staples Inc. Funding from SFFL will support Technology for All, an after-school program that teaches at-risk [...]

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