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Vartabedian takes two

April 26th, 2011

Pack 4 Hudson Cub Scout Ben Vartabedian is all smiles after taking second place in the Tiger division of the Tri-River District’s annual Pinewood Derby.

Hudson – Pack 4 Hudson Cub Scout Ben Vartabedian is all smiles after taking second place in the Tiger division of the Tri-River District’s annual Pinewood Derby. The derby was held at the Milford Youth Center April 9.

Hudson residents speak publicly about Elks events

April 26th, 2011

“This is not what Hudson should be about” was a common refrain from approximately 50 town residents who attended a public hearing during the April 11 Board of Selectmen meeting. The residents were com- menting in response to a request from the Elks Lodge to obtain a three-day beer and wine pouring license for a proposed rodeo event to be held May 27 to 29 at the Elks’ 99 Park St. property.

Author P.W. Catanese offers support to library ‘Muggles’

April 26th, 2011

Author P.W. Catanese (center) visits with “The Muggle Support Group” April 11. NECIABLUNDY

Marlborough – Author P.W. (Paul) Catanese had dinner and a discussion with The Muggle Support Group April 11. Children’s Librarian Necia Blundy and her book group, which consists of Asaaju Wesley, Mendel Weisenberg, Katie Hodge, Catherine Duross, Cassandra Arsenault, Alison Chalmers, Robin Kerr, Natalie Reed, Nathan Staley and Colleen McCarthy, invited the writer to talk [...]

NEF thanks Northborough community

April 26th, 2011

The Northborough Ed Foundation (NEF) held its Second Annual Quiz Night on Friday April 1 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club. The winning team was “Let’s Look It Up,” which was represented the Northborough Free Library. “Let’s Look It Up” teammates Vin and Marjorie Femia, Deborah Hersh and Ellen Church bested 30 other teams to take [...]

Marlborough rolls out welcome mat

April 26th, 2011


Marlborough – As the city laments the loss of 1,200 Fidelity Investment jobs, Marlborough officials are now choosing to actively focus on efforts to revitalize and seek ways to position the city as a major business epicenter of the state. As such, the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation held a series of focus groups April 13 [...]

Legislators discuss water issues in Shrewsbury

April 26th, 2011

It has been said by world leaders, scientists and economists that “water is the new gold” and that the “next great war will be over water.” The issue of water may not have reached that critical a stage yet in central Massachusetts, but it is still a significant factor in every part of our lives. That was the consensus of several legislators who participated in a forum March 30 hosted by the League of Women Voters (LWV) in Shrewsbury.

Two seats open in Hudson School Committee race

April 26th, 2011


Four candidates are vying for two seats on the Hudson School Committee this spring. Here, in their own words, are their bios and thoughts on four issues – George J. Calnan, Jr. – Have been involved in education all my life as a student, parent, teacher, and principal. Hold a Masters Degree in Educational Administration. [...]

Rev. William W. McGovern, 93

April 22nd, 2011

Shrewsbury – Rev. William W. McGovern, 93, died Tuesday April 5, 2011, at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. Born in Worcester, the son of James F. and Mary (Guihan) McGovern, he was a 1935 graduate of St. John’s High School, then in Worcester. He graduated in 1940 from the College of the Holy Cross and [...]

Frances Patrick- Gillooly, 83

April 22nd, 2011

Westborough – Frances Patrick Gillooly, 83, formerly of Upton, died at home Tuesday April 5, 2011. She was the wife of Edward F. Gillooly. Born in Eastport, Maine, the daughter of the late Joseph and Edith ( Hoyt) Mitchell, she was educated in Eastport schools. She was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church [...]

John Edward O’Donnell Jr., 71

April 22nd, 2011

Marlborough – John Edward O’Donnell Jr., 71, died Wednesday April 6, 2011 at Pleasant Bay Nursing Home in Brewster, following a long and courageous battle with Multiple Systems Atrophy. Born Aug. 2, 1939 in Marlborough, the son of John and Mary Mullane O’Donnell Sr., he graduated from Marlborough High in 1957 and from Franklin Technical [...]

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