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Voters approve capital expenditures for fire, police

May 22nd, 2011

The approximately 100 voters who came to the Annual Town Meeting May 14 passed most of the 26 articles on the warrant with little or no discussion, including an article related to the town’s overall budget. But several articles, regarding requests for capital expenditures and repairs for several town buildings, including the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars (VFW) building, were only approved after much debate.

‘Teachers of the Year’ named in Marlborough

May 22nd, 2011

(l to r) Director of Academic Programs Shirley Lundberg, Assistant Superintendent Pat Collins, Science Instructor Alexia Forhan, Superintendent/Director Mary Jo Nawrocki, Dean of Students Jerry Gahagan and Director of Technical Programs Russ Mangsen, as Forhan is announced as the Academic Teacher of the Year by Marlborough’s United Brethren Masonic Lodge. PHOTO/SUBMITTED

Marlborough – Marlborough’s United Brethren Masonic Lodge has selected its “Teachers of the Year” for 2011, an annual award to honor teachers for the pivotal part they play in the lives of the community’s children and in preparing students for positive roles in society. After interviewing all the finalists selected by the school district, the [...]

Voters approve eClinicalWorks TIF

May 21st, 2011

Establishing Westborough as a business-friendly community was the focus of a number of articles on the warrant at the Annual Town Meeting held May 14. Approximately 100 voters throughout the day’s two sessions approved a number of measures that town officials hope will help attract companies to Westborough.

Shrewsbury police officer receives award

May 21st, 2011

Shrewsbury – Officer Brendan Donahue of the Shrewsbury Police received the Massachusetts State Police Medal Of Lifesaving. Donahue is 28 years old and started with the Shrewsbury Police in June 2006. The Mass State Police honored him at their department’s Spring Awards ceremony May 6 at the Massachusetts State House. Donahue is being honored and [...]

New members, new roles on Hudson Board of Selectmen

May 20th, 2011

Reorganizing for the new political year, the Board of Selectmen unanimously elected Selectman James Vereault as Chair, Santino Parente as Vice Chair, and newly-elected member Christopher Yates as Clerk at its May 16 meeting.

Mulligan’s is Westborough’s perfect spot for a lunch break

May 20th, 2011

Owner Mike O'Regan and his daughter, Courtney, on the outdoor dining deck overlooking the golf course. PHOTO/NANCY BRUMBACK

Westborough – After the winter we’ve had, what could lift the spirits more than lunch outside on the deck, flowers blooming, the trees leafing out and the sight of folks enjoying a round of golf?

William Anthony LiPetri Sr., 85

May 20th, 2011

Hudson – William Anthony LiPetri Sr., 85, a lifelong resident of Hudson, died at his residence Monday May 2, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of 63 years to the late Doris (Bombard) LiPetri, who died in 2009. She was the love of his life and his soul mate. Born [...]

Shrewsbury to move forward with Spring Street School upgrades

May 19th, 2011

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Town Meeting members approved three articles at a Special Town Meeting May 18, including $1.3 million required for a proposal that would make “green” repairs at one of the town’s elementary schools.

Economic Development Committee mulls progress on two properties in Westborough

May 19th, 2011

Westborough officials hope that the former Linens–N-Things store, as well as other unoccupied spaces at Bay State Commons, will soon have other tenants. PHOTO/BONNIE ADAMS

As Westborough officials strategize to prime the town to take advantage of a slowly recovering economy, two particular projects – Bay State Commons and the Westborough State Hospital – top their list of priorities.

Southwick’s Zoo visits Marlborough school

May 19th, 2011

Marlborough - Kindergartners Nealon Stemple and Gustavo Rodriguez take turns petting a live lizard during a program presented May 3 by Southwick's Zoo at Kane Elementary School. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – Kindergartners Nealon Stemple and Gustavo Rodriguez take turns petting a live lizard during a program presented May 3 by Southwick’s Zoo at Kane Elementary School. Among the other animals visiting the school were a tortoise, a snake, a parrot, an alligator and a kangaroo. The cultural arts program was sponsored by the Kane [...]

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