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Girl Scout offers ‘Recycling 101′ seminar

February 27th, 2009

Westborough – To find out more about recycling and to get tips about making recycling more practical, attend the Recycling 101 seminars organized by Girl Scout Leah Garber as her Gold Award project. The seminars, to be held Saturday Feb. 28 at the Evangelical Congregational Church, will teach the importance of recycling and the benefits [...]

Southborough to hold ‘Fire Ball’

February 27th, 2009

Southborough – Concerned residents have formed a Southborough Fire Ball Committee to organize a community event to raise funds to purchase a new aerial ladder truck for the town's Fire Department. The fund-raiser, called a "Fire Ball," will be held Saturday March 7 at 6 p.m. The town's 25-year-old ladder truck has been out of [...]

Troop 1 to hold pancake breakfast

February 27th, 2009

Southborough – Southborough Boy Scout Troop 1 will host its 40th annual "All You Can Eat" Pancake Breakfast at the Neary School, Parkerville Road, Sunday March 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds help fund the troop's activities such as camping, hiking, cycling, canoeing, attending summer camp and working on various community service projects. [...]

Basketball teams run Special Olympics clinic

February 27th, 2009

Hudson – On Feb. 11, the Hudson Catholic High School (HC) boys and girls basketball teams hosted a Special Olympics basketball clinic and game. Twenty-five children associated with Greater Marlborough Programs Inc. participated in the event, which was sponsored by the HC Booster Club. HC players gave instruction to the Special Olympians and ran drills [...]

‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ active at Oak Middle

February 27th, 2009

Shrewsbury – Oak Middle School's Leaders of Tomorrow group organizes community service opportunities for students at the school. Two recent activities included making valentines for kids with cancer and hosting a bake sale to raise funds to send Haitian students to school. Below: (l to r) Nicole Fryc, Nicole Marshall and Katie Kneece, members of [...]

William James Byrne, 57

February 27th, 2009

Marlborough – William James Byrne, 57, formerly of Hudson, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at Emerson Hospital in Concord after a brief illness. He leaves his children, Hayley Byrne and Matthew Byrne; his mother, Marie (Geoghegan) Byrne; and his siblings, Michael Byrne, Patricia Byrne-Varcasia and Jeannie Byrne. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., the son of Marie [...]

Katharine F. Manter, 94

February 27th, 2009

Hudson – Katharine F. (Dearborn) Manter, 94, died Thursday Feb. 19, 2009, at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northborough. She was the beloved wife of George D. Manter, who died in 2002. She is survived by her sons, Alan Manter, Frank Manter and David Manter, and her grandchildren, Elizabeth, Bryan, Ian and [...]

Harold E. Kinnear, 77

February 27th, 2009

Northborough – Harold "Fuzz" E. Kinnear, 77, died Tuesday Feb. 17, 2009, at UMass Memorial Healthcare, Mem orial Campus, in Worcester, after a short illness. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carolyn (Richard) Kinnear; his daughters, Karen Randall and her husband, Paul, and Kathleen Quinty and her husband, Scott; his son, Kevin [...]

Yoong Tong Authentic Thai Restaurant and Sushi Bar

February 27th, 2009

PHOTO/K.A. ESPOSITO Tom Sahasakmontri of Yoong Tong Authentic Thai Restaurant and Sushi Bar Northborough – After a long drive and suff ering from a cold, all my husband wanted was hot soup. I wanted good food that I didn't have to cook. We both got our wish at Yoong Tong Authentic Thai Restaurant and Sushi [...]

Town to examine health insurance for employees

February 27th, 2009

Northborough - Despite a lengthy list of cost-cutting moves, Northborough’s preliminary budget for fiscal year 2010 remains close to $400,000 too high. When the Board of Selectmen met Feb. 23, the budget discussion included a presentation by Town Treasurer/Collector Jun Hubbard-Ward and Ken Lombardi, an employee benefits specialist from EBS Foran, specifically health insurance for retirees. [...]

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