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Lillian E. Brown, 84

March 27th, 2009

Shrewsbury – Lillian E. "Bettye" Brown, 84, formerly of Westborough, died Wednesday March 18, 2009, at the Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late T. Leo Brown, who died in 1994. Born in Mexico, Maine, the daughter of Harold and Ruby (Harris) Errington, she was educated in Westborough schools and [...]

‘Indoor Miniature Golf Tournament’ to benefit Relay for Life

March 27th, 2009

Northborough – On Saturday April 4, Trinity Church will host an Indoor Miniature Golf Tournament from noon to 6 p.m. Tee times will be available every hour. All local families are invited to attend for a fun day of mini-golf, food and prizes. The cost is $5 per person to play and $10 per person [...]

A ‘Musical Tribute’ to Dennis Wrenn to be held March 30

March 27th, 2009

Northborough/ Southborough – A celebration of the life and work of Dennis Wrenn will take place Monday March 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mechanics Hall in Worcester. The evening will include music, memories, photographs, students, colleagues, friends and family as they honor a passionate life filled with joy, dedication, music, community and family. [...]

Library celebrates grand opening

March 27th, 2009

Northborough – Julie Meininger looks at a book with her children Justin, 8, and Nathan, 6, during the grand opening of the Northborough Free Library March 15. Following a ribbon cutting celebrating the newly renovated and expanded Northborough Free Library, many members of the community toured the library, which includes a Children's Room, Young Adult [...]

Councilors vote against legislative budgeting

March 27th, 2009

Marlborough - The City Council meeting March 23 was alive with debate as councilors aired their opinions on issues from the placement of cell towers to the fiscal year (FY) 2010 budget. But it was an order requesting the Department of Public Works (DPW) to take steps to reduce its budget that raised concerns that, if [...]

Marlborough to begin storm clean-up March 30

March 27th, 2009

Marlborough – With the snow melted, Marlborough residents are finally able to clear the down trees and limbs left after the Dec. 12, 2008, ice storm. Mayor Nancy Stevens announced March 16 that the city has qualified for disaster relief funds through Federal Emergency Management Act (FEMA) and will be able to assist residents in [...]

Shrewsbury Historical Society accepting scholarship applications

March 20th, 2009

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Historical Society has announced that scholarship applications are now being accepted. Applications for the society's two scholarships are available at the Shrewsbury High School Guidance Office and online at the SHS website. They are due no later than Tuesday March 31. The $500 Stephen Porter Scholarship will to be awarded to [...]

Shrewsbury names new superintendent

March 20th, 2009

Shrewsbury – By unanimous vote, the Shrewsbury School Committee has chosen current Assistant Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer to take over as superintendent of schools when Dr. Anthony Bent retires at the end of this school year. "The man can lead, and we need a leader right now," School Committee Chair Mark Murray said. "He is [...]

Committee struggles with possibility of layoffs of teachers, staff

March 20th, 2009

Westborough - The School Committee, at its March 11 meeting, began the sobering process of calculating just how many layoffs may be needed and where they could come from.     The School Committee is working with a proposed fiscal year (FY) 2010 budget of $38,259,898, which is 1.34 percent higher than the current budget.     Without [...]

Four local authors to meet public at library event

March 20th, 2009

Marlborough - The Marlborough Public Library, in conjunction with the Marlborough Historical Society, is inviting the community to celebrate literature with four local authors. According to Library Director Salvatore Genovese, the event, to be held Monday March 23 at 7 p.m. in the library’s Bigelow Auditorium, is an opportunity for local residents and aspiring writers to [...]

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