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Waiting to inhale

February 27th, 2009

Region – A tractor trailer truck packed with Jenny Craig dinners and several dozen bales of marijuana, reportedly bound for Massachusetts, was recently stopped in Arizona, where authorities arrested the driver and confiscated the contents. Many would say that it's no coincidence that this 1,400-pound shipment, with an estimated street value more than $2 million, [...]

Committee pleased by support for Winter Ball

February 27th, 2009

To the Editor: The Northborough Community Affairs Committee would like to thank the community for their support of the 24th Annual Winter Ball. The event was held at White Cliff 's on Saturday, January 31st and was a huge success. Over 160 people attended and enjoyed a cocktail hour, silent auction and raffle, dinner and [...]

Veterans thank community for generosity

February 27th, 2009

To city of Marlborough residents, On behalf of our injured servicemen and servicewomen, Chapter 82 of the Disabled American Veterans wishes to express our sincere thanks for your generosity during our 2008 Forget-Me-Not Drive. Even in these difficult financial times your donations and the kindness of area businesses to use their commercial space for our [...]

Parent grateful to ‘Best Buddies’

February 27th, 2009

To the editor: I am writing to acknowledge the work and dedication of students and teachers involved with the Best Buddies program at Algonquin Regional High School. On Friday night, Feb. 6, the Best Buddies club sponsored a semi-formal Friendship Ball in the cafeteria at ARHS. As a parent volunteer at this event it was [...]

Baseball, softball league to hold evaluations

February 27th, 2009

Marlborough – Marlboro Youth Baseball and Girls Softball will be holding evaluations Sunday March 1 in the Marlborough High School gym. Softball evaluations will be held 9 a.m. to noon. Evaluations for baseball will be noon to 3 p.m. All players should bring a glove and wear sneakers and comfortable clothing. For more information about [...]

Councilor criticizes use of overtime by DPW

February 27th, 2009

Marlborough - During the Feb. 23 City Council meeting, Council President Arthur Vigeant blasted the Department of Public Works (DPW) for ignoring the mayor’s budget freeze. The scolding came after Vigeant witnessed a convoy of eight or 10 trucks transporting salt from one city storage garage to another on a Saturday.     “I do not know [...]


February 27th, 2009

Calendar 27 Friday Grafton Inn Presents Jazz Musician James Montgomery The Grafton Inn, 25 Grafton Common, will be presenting The James Montgomery Blues Band with special guest J. Geils starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person. For more info, call (508) 839-5931 80s Party at the Riverview Lounge The Riverview Lounge at Hudson [...]

Local sports roundup

February 27th, 2009

Shrewsbury – Regina Wilson's final regular season collegiate hockey game was a home contest of sorts, as the Shrewsbury native and her University of Southern Maine teammates traveled to Worcester Feb. 21 to take on the College of the Holy Cross women's hockey team at the Hart Center in Worcester. Southern Maine took a onegoal, [...]

Town Meeting adds members to precinct 9

February 27th, 2009

Shrewsbury – The number of Town Meeting members representing Shrewsbury's ninth precinct has increased by three following a vote at the Feb. 10 Special Town Meeting. The Town Clerk is required by law to provide the Board of Selectmen with the number of residents living in the town's precincts every four years, based on the [...]

It’s cookie time

February 27th, 2009

Westborough – First-year Brownies from Westborough Troop 30505 (l to r) Sophie Eisenthal, Caroline Baldwin, Caitlin Papagelis and Ellen Lawrence sell cookies to the residents of the Willows on a recent weekend. Other troops will continue selling cookies at cash and carry locations throughout the town until Sunday March 15. For information about Girl Scouts [...]

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