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Marlborough's Ghost Light Players announce auditions, meet and greet

December 30th, 2011

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Marlborough – Auditions for Ghost Light Players’ first production, “Almost, Maine,” will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17 and Thursday, Jan. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m., at First Church in Marlborough Congregational. The show calls for an ensemble cast of 10 people (five men and five women) within the age range of 20s to early […]

Westborough Community Land Trust holds tracking program Jan. 14

December 30th, 2011


Westborough– Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) will be hosting Tracking the Wildlife of Little Chauncy Pond Saturday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Chauncy Hall Academy, 187 Lyman St. Space is limited and those interested in taking part should e-mail events@westboroughlandtrust.org. Think you never see any animals when you’re out hiking? Think […]

Westborough man receives a ‘powerful’ New Year's gift

December 30th, 2011

(front,  l to r) Jack Levinson, founder of Wheels for Disabled Veterans and Jim Gingras.   (back,  l to r) Edward Donnelly,  Commander, VFW Post 9013, Walter Fray, American Legion Post 234, Denzil Drewry, regional representative from Sen. Scott Brown's office, Larry Beatty, Sr. Vice Commander, American Legion Post 934, and Harry Pierce, American Legion Post 234.

By Bonnie Adams, Government Editor Westborough – After being in a devastating motorcycle accident in late June, Jim Gingras has been paralyzed from the waist down. Since then he has been getting around in a standard, non-motorized wheelchair. But thanks to the efforts of a Colorado-based organization, Wheels for Disabled Veterans, he will be starting […]

Grafton Historical Society announces raffle winner

December 30th, 2011

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Grafton – Rebecca Rogers, 9, of South Grafton, is the Grand Prize Winner in the recent Grafton Historical Society Raffle. The prize, a hand-quilted wall hanging patterned after the 275th Anniversary quilt, was awarded Dec. 11. The quilt was presented to Rogers by Rachel Costello, vice president of the Historical Society.    

Business briefs, Dec. 30 edition

December 30th, 2011

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Pastry Sunday will be held Jan. 8 at Culinary Underground Yearning to bake with yeast? Join Chef Liz Sunday, Jan. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Culinary Underground School for Home Cooks for Pastry Sundays: Wonders of Brioche. Now this is a French pastry classic. Whether baked as a classic domed loaf with […]

Sally D. Holden

December 30th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – Sally D. (DeLand) Holden of Prospect Street, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 in UMass/Memorial Medical Center, Worcester. Her husband, Raymond J. Holden, died in 2009. She leaves a daughter, Susan R. Andriski and husband Stanley of Petersham; two sons, Raymond J. Holden and Jeffrey P. Holden, both of Shrewsbury; four grandchildren; and one […]

Rose M. Haffty

December 30th, 2011

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Westborough – Rose M. (Haddad) Haffty, formerly of Rudolph Road in Worcester, died peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 in hospice care at the Beaumont in Westborough. Her husband of 56 years, Thomas N. Haffty, died in 2002. She leaves two sons, Thomas J. Haffty of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Robert N. Haffty and his wife […]

Former Shrewsbury resident creates award-winning dairy farm in Vermont

December 30th, 2011

Former Worcester and Shrewsbury resident Bob Grenon and his wife, Laurie, visit the cows at their award-winning dairy farm in Vermont. The couple operates the dairy farm on their own while also working full-time jobs in education. Photo/Submitted

Shrewsbury – Bob and Laurie Grenon never envisioned themselves as farmers, yet the couple has created an award-winning dairy farm from scratch.

The C.A. picture of the day

December 30th, 2011

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Seniors celebrate a ‘Swingin’ Holiday” Southborough – An appreciative audience applauds the entertainment at the Swingin’ Holiday Celebration, held Dec. 14 at the Southborough Senior Center. Following a catered luncheon, the Three Swingin’ Tenors performed yuletide classics with renditions ranging from Bing Crosby to the Beach Boys. Joining over 100 guests were state Sen. Jamie […]

Jake's Restaurant & Coffee Shop: Homemade fare for hearty breakfasts and lunches

December 29th, 2011

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By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Marlborough – “When you want a good meal that's quick and fresh, stop in and I guarantee you'sl be hooked,” promised Loucas Comitas, owner of Jake's Restaurant & Coffee Shop in Marlborough. It's an easy promise to keep when the kitchen is dishing up homemade corned beef hash, burgers from […]

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