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Westborough brothers collect sports shoes for needy neighbors

July 28th, 2012

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Westborough – One step into a sporting goods store these days is evidence that our culture thrives on many sports – from football to lacrosse, soccer to tennis. Each sport comes with its own rules, and even its own shoes. Those cleats or sneakers can run upwards of $100 a pair. Even worse, with kids” shoe sizes changing rapidly as they grow, the cost of purchasing new shoes can be prohibitive for many families.

New music program at Temple Emanuel of Marlborough

July 27th, 2012

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Marlborough – Come join the fun and dynamic new program at Temple Emanuel geared towards teaching children the joy of music. The Temple Tots Rhythm Band will meet once a week to play instruments and sing songs with a focus on Jewish Holidays. Ms. Marion, a teacher at Temple Emanuel's Religious school and a lifelong […]

Richard S. Millett, 65

July 27th, 2012


Hudson – Richard S. Millett, 65, a lifelong resident of Hudson, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Marlborough Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Polly Alden of Hudson. He was born in Framingham and raised in Hudson, where he attended local schools and was a 1965 graduate of Hudson High School. […]

John D. Stoebel Jr., 89

July 27th, 2012

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Worcester – John D. Stoebel Jr., of Worcester, died peacefully at Knollwood Nursing Center Wednesday, July 25, 2012 after a period of declining health. He was 89. Born July 15, 1923 in Clinton, he was the first child of the late John and Margaret (Deren) Stoebel and was a graduate of Clinton High School, class […]

Spring Foot Reflexology: Northborough salon offers alternative therapy

July 27th, 2012


Northborough – A new salon here is bringing a traditional form of Chinese treatment to the area. Spring Foot Reflexology offers sessions in foot reflexology, the practice of applying pressure to specific areas of the feet. Reflexology contends that these “reflex areas” of the feet correspond to specific organs and parts of the body, and that applying pressure to those points, using trained techniques, can relieve tension and promote improved natural function of the related parts of the body.

Breakneck Hill conservation land offers pleasant walk, beautiful views

July 27th, 2012

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Southborough – Attention walkers: if you haven's already heard about and visited the Breakneck Hill conservation land then you don's know what you'se missing. Located on Breakneck Hill Road in Southborough, the parcel of land is particularly well-known for the Belted Galloway cows that graze there during spring through autumn. But, it also has walking paths with very lovely views – just right for a morning or afternoon walk to enjoy the sound of nature.

Southborough Summer Nights to begin ninth year

July 27th, 2012

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Southborough – Southborough Summer Nights will bring together an evening of entertainment and family fun. This year will mark the ninth anniversary of the locally funded event, which will be held Saturday, August 25, at the Neary School. The event is now organized by the Southborough Recreation Department, which has contributed its resources through the […]

Are building guidelines “In the Zone”?

July 27th, 2012


Region – Both Northborough and Southborough Planning Boards are in the process of reviewing zoning bylaw changes. In Northborough, recent adjustments have allowed “mixed use” sites, which combine business and residential spaces. Under current guidelines, these structures can be built closer to the road, which on some sites can look overcrowded even if they have […]

The C.A. six tips of the day for July 27

July 27th, 2012

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Region – Today is Friday, July 27, the 209th day of 2012.

On this day in 1993, Boston Celtics star Reggie Lewis died after going into cardiac arrest while shooting baskets at Brandeis University.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute announces spring 2012 Dean's List

July 26th, 2012


Worcester – The following local residents were among 1,286 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university's Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2012 semester: Michael Burns, of Shrewsbury; Ajay Dhesikan, of Shrewsbury; Meaghan Dunn, of Shrewsbury; William Frankian, of Northborough; Alexandra Hardin, of Shrewsbury; Margaret Hester, of Westborough; Anders Hokinson, […]

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