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Anna G. Higgins, 89

November 28th, 2011

Harwich – Anna G. (Coleman) Higgins, 89, a longtime resident of Hudson and currently of Harwich, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 at the EPOCH Senior Healthcare Center in Harwich. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to the late John T. Higgins, who died in Feb. of 2011. Born in Worcester and raised in […]

John R. Hawkesworth, 87

November 28th, 2011


Westborough – John R. Hawkesworth, 87, passed away Friday, No. 25, 2011 at the Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center after a long period of failing health. He leaves his wife, Jeanne L. (Dufault) Collins Hawkesworth. In addition to his wife, he also leaves his stepdaughter, Diane Collins of Westborough; his son, Richard Hawkesworth of Idaho; his […]

Grace P. Daley, 66

November 28th, 2011

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Northborough – Grace (Porriello) Daley, 66, died at home Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011 after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Her loving husband of 41 years, William J. Daley, died this past April. She leaves two daughters, Patricia Hollyer and her husband Christian of Shrewsbury and Nicole Morrissey and her husband Patrick of Southborough; four […]

Marlborough to celebrate 22nd “Evening of Giving”

November 28th, 2011

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Marlborough – Over the past 21 years, the “Evening of Giving,” an annual fund-raiser to benefit Roland's House, a Marlborough homeless shelter, has raised just over $700,000.

The C. A. picture of the day

November 28th, 2011


Kristine Gillis gets into the spirit of the holidays at the Westborough Rotary Club's Festival of the Lights on Nov. 27. (photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough celebrates Festival of Lights

November 27th, 2011

Santa greets his many fans.

Westborough– Although the balmy temperatures didn's exactly make it feel like a winter wonderland, Westborough's downtown, and in particular, the town's rotary, looked like one the evening of Nov. 27. That's because the entire area was once again lit up with Christmas lights, thanks to the generosity of the Westborough Rotary Club. The club sponsors the annual Festival of Lights each year as a community service project.

Realtors collecting suitcases for children in need

November 27th, 2011

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Region – When a child must go into a foster care situation, it can be traumatic on so many different levels. And when they have nothing but a plastic bag to hold their belongings, as is so often the case, it can make a stressful situation even sadder.

Westborough Civic Club Christmas Tree Sale benefits many

November 27th, 2011

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Westborough – With Christmas just a month away, stores are beginning to overflow with holiday decor, radio stations are filling the airwaves with Christmas music and neighborhoods are starting to don colorful lights and wreaths.

Inklings: “Tis the season to be not ready

November 27th, 2011

Janice Lindsay

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Slow down! I am not ready! By the time you read this, Thanksgiving will be over. The official liturgical start of the Christmas season, the first Sunday in Advent, Nov. 27, will be nigh. I am not even ready for Thanksgiving, never mind Christmas. And I don's mean readiness in […]

The C.A. picture of the day

November 27th, 2011

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St. Rose of Lima holds Ministry Fair Northborough – St. Rose of Lima Parish in Northborough has encouraged the practice of stewardship during the month of November with speakers, two mailings to parishioners and a Ministry Fair held Nov. 5 and 6. Parishioners were encouraged to share their time, talent and treasure. Nearly 400 people […]

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