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Hudson curbside pick up and disposal of fallen tree limbs

October 31st, 2011

Hudson – Due of the number of downed tree limbs, the Hudson Public Works department will be offering curbside pick-up throughout the town. Because of the extent of the damage, it will take several weeks to cover the entire town, but, beginning immediately, residents may place brush along the side of the road in a […]

Margaret M. Gibson, 87

October 31st, 2011

Northborough – Margaret M. (Farracy) Gibson, 87, formerly of the Highlands section of Lowell, and later years spent in Chelmsford and Northborough, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 at the U/Mass Medical Center in Worcester after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Walter J. Gibson, who died April 28, 1998. Born Nov. […]

Mildred Marie Smith, 88

October 31st, 2011

Marlborough – Mildred Marie (Pinkston) Smith, 88, returned to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Marie, as she was known to family and friends, was a resident at Marlborough Hills Health Center for the past year, lost her longtime battle with cancer and passed away peacefully in her sleep. Born in 1923, in […]

David M. Specht, 51

October 31st, 2011

Shrewsbury – David M. Specht, 51, died unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 in St. Vincent Hospital. He is survived by his loving family, including his wife, Gina L (Sclamo) Specht; a son, Michael Specht; and a daughter, Kayla Specht, all of Shrewsbury. He also leaves a brother, Jon Specht; his father-in-law, Louis Sclamo; his brothers-in-law, […]

Marlborough postpones Halloween

October 31st, 2011

Marlborough – Halloween Trick-Or-Treat festivities in the city of Marlborough are postponed until Thursday, November 3. Areas of the city remain without power, and the presence of downed wires and tree limbs pose a danger to children and their families.

Southborough to consider changes to town government

October 31st, 2011


Southborough – Southborough's town government has traditionally been a three-member elected Board of Selectmen with the voters ultimately approving policies and funding matters at open Town Meetings.

Westborough developer requests removal of age restriction

October 31st, 2011

Westborough – Local developer Sotir Papalilo of Westwood Associates has been trying for nearly a decade to get a 55-plus development, Park Place, under way. But with the state of the real estate market still in recovery mode, he told the Board of Selectmen at its Oct. 27 meeting that he has been struggling to find buyers for the 12-unit development.

The C.A. picture of the day

October 31st, 2011

Costumed kids at the park Northborough – Five-year-old twin brothers Rushil and Rohil Aroramohan, dressed as giraffes, enjoy the playground after participating in the second annual Halloween Egg Hunt and Costume Parade, held Oct. 15 at Ellsworth-McAfee Park. The free event was co-sponsored by Northborough Recreation and the Northborough Community Affairs Committee. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Shrewsbury cancels school for Monday, Oct. 31

October 30th, 2011

Shrewsbury – Dr. Joseph Sawyer, the Shrewsbury superintendent of school, sent out a press release earlier today announcing that there will be no school on Monday, Oct. 31. The decision was reached, the notification said, due to the public safety concerns created by the weekend storm, including many hanging tree limbs on power lines, ongoing […]

Westborough Senior Center Cookbook offers new, interesting meals

October 30th, 2011

Westborough – Those looking for something new to make for supper can get a copy of the Friends of the Westborough Senior Center Cookbook. It contains over 300 recipes, including one chapter with 1986 to 1988 Bake-Off recipes. At $10, only a few cookbooks remain, with a collection of great recipes from members of the […]

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