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December 25th, 2009

George W. Conlon, 80

December 25th, 2009

He leaves his wife of 53 years, Eileen B. (Skeffington) Conlon; his children, Cathryn A. Conlon, Anne M. O’Neill, Michael P. Conlon and wife Mary-Jo, Victoria S. Ellison, wife of the late Tad A. Ellison who died in 1994, and John L. Conlon; eight grandchildren, Timothy, Shannon, Brian, Ashleigh, Robert, Chase, Hannah and Taylor; and [...]

Sophia Coleman, 94

December 25th, 2009

She leaves her daughter, Emily S. Coleman, and her husband, Roeby Simons; a brother, John Stankievtz; a sister, Nancy Hill; her nieces, Barbara Pasternak and Mary Ann Stankievtz; and other nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She will be missed by many close friends and family. Born in New Britain, Conn., the daughter of Steven and [...]

William J. White Sr., 72

December 25th, 2009

William J. White Sr., 72, died peacefully at home Tuesday Dec. 15, 2009, surrounded by his loving family, after long illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Alice M. (Morse) White; his two sons, William J. White Jr. and Aaron J. White. He came from a family of 13 and is [...]

Janice Marie McCurdy, 65

December 25th, 2009

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Dr. David E. McCurdy; her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Mark McCurdy, and granddaughters Catherine and Grace Mc- Curdy; her son-in-law, Scott Weaver, and grandchildren Jessica and Doug Weaver; and her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley R. Maliszewski. She was preceded in death [...]

Reader enjoyed charity editorial

December 25th, 2009

I just want to congratulate the author of the article “Being on the Receiving End of Charity” and thank you for running it. It was a wonderfully stated message and more appropriate than any of us care to or have the courage to admit. It perfectly explains an all too common reality that is touching [...]

Views of governing Show diff erent styles

December 25th, 2009

This past Monday (Dec. 7), Marlborough residents saw two examples of their government at work. I’m not certain if the timing was ironic or just very telling. Perhaps it was both. However, these examples showed the end results of two very diff erent styles of governing. On the same day when Marlborough City Councilors were [...]

Sewer rates to increase

December 25th, 2009

Make time for play: Our children need us

December 25th, 2009

Many articles are written in magazines that encourage us to play more. While those magazines speak to us on an adult level and why playtime can reduce stress in our otherwise busy lives, play is vitally important to the very young. Unfortunately not all children have the luxury of their own room or play area. [...]

Hospice singers provide gift for the dying

December 25th, 2009

Westborough – Feeling frustrated that she couldn’t provide comfort for her dying sister, and wanting to do more for others in a similar situation, local resident Kathy Todd has formed a singing group whose main focus is to sing for hospice patients. Called the Journey Home Singers, the a cappella group has about 20 members. [...]

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