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Women of Note hosts harmonic holiday gathering

December 25th, 2009

Local squad finishes third at cheer championships

December 25th, 2009

Basketball Specialists School hosting program in February

December 25th, 2009

Marlborough – The Basketball Specialists School will be running a three-day Winter Break Basketball Program from 9 a.m.- noon Feb. 16-18 at the Forekicks facility in Marlborough. The program is open to any interested student in grades 1-9 that is enjoying school vacation that week. The program will be overseen by Basketball Specialists School Director [...]

School Committee delays decision on superintendent search

December 25th, 2009

Westborough – Marianne O’Connor will have to wait until Jan. 6 to find out if the process involved for her to become the next superintendent of schools in Westborough will continue. At its Dec. 16 meeting the School Committee decided it would delay a decision about going forward with the interview process with O’Connor, currently [...]

‘The First Noel’

December 25th, 2009

Shrewsbury pipe master relishes time with kilted contemporaries

December 25th, 2009

Shrewsbury – Dan Mooney was 12, living in his homeland of Glasgow, Scotland, when his mother enrolled him in the Boys Brigade to keep him out of the pool halls. He had the choice of playing drums or bagpipes. Not wanting to wait in the long line for drum sign-ups, Dan picked the pipes. His [...]

Kids shopping night gets youths in holiday spirit

December 25th, 2009

Northborough – The holiday spirit was alive and well Dec. 3 as local children spent the evening looking for presents for loved ones at the annual Kids Shopping Night held in the Town Hall Gym. The event was organized by the Junior Women’s Club and the Food Pantry and has been an ongoing Christmas tradition [...]

Town receives official notification of $1M grant

December 25th, 2009

Shrewsbury – – Earlier this month the town received officia l notification from the state that it will in fact be receiving a Public Works Economic Development (PEWD) grant for $1 million, money that will be used to help construct Fortune Boulevard, which is located inside CenTech Park East. The PEWD grant will be combined [...]

Mayor asks City Council to approve ‘critical’ transfer

December 25th, 2009

Marlborough – With winter weather officially here, and a long list of Department of Public Works (DPW) equipment in need of repair, Mayor Nancy Stevens has submitted budget transfer requests of $32,000 to the City Council. Requesting the transfer from several diff erent DPW accounts, the money would be used to replenish the depared partment’s [...]

Holiday Helper needs last minute donations

December 18th, 2009

Marlborough – For the past 21 years, “Holiday Helper” has drawn a parade of volunteers who band together to play Santa’s elves to ensure that the Christmas wish lists of city children come true. The program, which is run by Rosalind Baker, the director of the city’s Human Services Department, is generously supported on an [...]

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