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Anatomy of a real estate recovery

February 27th, 2009

As I first mentioned in my column last month, it would appear, at least in our local market, that the real estate recovery is upon us at last. While gloom persists in many areas of the nation, and we have a long way to go before our entire nation is back on track, we have […]

Taking the ball … and running with it

February 20th, 2009

Marlborough – Students at Marlborough Intermediate Elementary School were pleasantly surprised at a recent assembly when they found out that five of their schoolmates had gotten grant money to purchase additional equipment for use during recess. The grant-writers – fifth-graders Ashley Desko, Elizabeth Duross, Sherly Ragan, Max Shepherd and Samantha Vaccaro – had asked the […]

Washington Report: Bankruptcy Legislation

February 20th, 2009

Elaine Quigley CRS, GRI Elaine Quigley Real Estate WWW.EQRE.COM Capitol Hill has been dominated by time-consuming debates over bailouts and stimulus packages. But one controversial subject that could directly aff ect hundreds of thousands of home owners appears to be on a fast track to passage. That's the so-called "cramdown" legislation designed to keep financially-distressed […]


February 20th, 2009

Calendar 20 Friday Musicians of the Old Post Road Performance The Musicians of the Old Post Road will present “Bach and His Legacy” at 8 p.m. at First Parish, Routes 20 and 27, Wayland. The performance will also be held Feb. 21, at 8 p.m., at Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St., Boston. Tickets: $25, $20 […]

Lawrence P. Cody, 77

February 20th, 2009

Hudson – Lawrence P. Cody, 77, born in Winfield, N.Y., died Tuesday Feb. 10, 2009, at UMass Memorial Healthcare in Worcester after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joan (DiGiacomo) Cody, and his children, Michael Cody; Kathleen Lizotte and her husband, Thomas; Susan Hanley and her husband, Sean; Patrick […]

Thomas E. Coffin, 82

February 20th, 2009

Worcester – Thomas E. Coffin, 82, formerly of Northborough, died peacefully at his home Monday Feb. 9, 2009, surrounded by his loving family, following a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Dorothy (Butler) Coffin ; hi s daughter , Karen Maney; his grandchildren, Brian, Sarah and Jenna Maney; as […]

Maria A. Cabral, 77

February 20th, 2009

Hudson – Maria A. (Soares) Cabral, 77, died Monday Feb. 9, 2009, at Marlborough Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Jose Cabral. Besides her husband, she is survived by her sons, Alfredo, Jose and Joao Cabral, and her daughters, Maria Resendes and Valeriana Cabral, as well as her brothers, Jose Maria […]

Walter R. Matthews Jr., 75

February 20th, 2009

Northborough – Walter R. Matthews Jr., 75, died Monday Feb. 9, 2009, at the Christopher House in Worcester following a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Gretchen Matthews; his daughters, Cindy Warwick and her husband, Rob, and Linda Matthews; his granddaughters, Kate and Grace Warwick; his sisters, Caryl Matthews […]

K of C Free Throw Competition a success

February 20th, 2009

Westborough – (l to r) John Stanton receives his award from Jim O'Connor, Grand Knight of the John Boyle O'Reilly, Council 85 of the Knights of Columbus, for winning the 14-year-old division of the council's annual free throw competition, held Jan. 31 at Mill Pond School in Westborough. Other winners were: age 10 – Carly […]

Local Sports Roundup

February 20th, 2009

Region – The Marlborough and Westborough high school girls indoor track teams turned in very solid performances at the Mid-Wachusett B meet, held Feb. 7 at Fitchburg High. The Panthers won their third consecutive girls Mid-Wach B crown, rolling up 120 points, six more than the runner-up Rangers, 120-114. Marlborough's win was the result of […]

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