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Westborough – Although the town did not have nearly the problems during Hurricane Sandy as it did during the October 2011 nor’easter, most town officials and residents are still not happy with utility company National Grid.
Approximately 1,600 Westborough homes were left without power for several days after the so-called “super” storm hit the region Oct. 29.
Shrewsbury – KOKO FitClub held a grand opening Oct. 30 at its new 97 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury location. Henry Tessman, chair, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce (far left) celebrates with the KOKO FitClub team (l to r) Michele Farrell, Susan Auzenburgs, Katelyn Donovan, and owners Jen and Matt Stinner.
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation held its first Trivia Night Friday, Nov. 9 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The event was a benefit for the foundation’s annual Teacher Grant program, which awards funding to Shrewsbury educators for innovative programs. (Photos/Yi-Ke Peng)
Shrewsbury – The Board of Selectmen discussed at its Nov. 13 meeting the issue of how to comply with the state mandates regarding affordable housing.
The Massachusetts Comprehensive Permit Act: Chapter 40B (40B) allows developers of certain types of affordable housing to override local zoning bylaws and other town requirements. It was enacted in 1969 by the State Legislature to address the shortage of affordable housing statewide.
By Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Prudential Prime Properties Autumn winds blow a chilly reminder that winter is fast approaching. Perform the following maintenance tips each fall to protect your property’s value and prevent major repairs. Roof, gutters and downspouts Rain, ice, snow, and wind can all cause damage to your roof and gutters. Now’s the [...]
Museum of Russian Icons holds shop sale Clinton – The Museum of Russian Icons, located at 203 Union St. in Clinton, will be holding a museum shop sale Friday, Nov. 23, and Saturday, Nov. 24. Spend $25 and receive $5 off or spend $50-plus and receive $10 off. Also, order fine art prints online and [...]
Shrewsbury – Jennifer Wall Jordan and Timothy Jordan, of Shrewsbury, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Rylie Ann. Rylie was born July 13, 2012, at 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and 21-1/4 inches long. Big brother Tyler was happy to welcome his baby sister home. The maternal grandparents are Russell and Robin Wall, [...]
Region – Today is Thursday, Nov.15, the 320th day of 2012.
On this day in 1777, the Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation.
On this day in 1969, Dave Thomas opened the first of his iconic fast food restaurants that he named for his daughter – Wendy’s.
And on this day in 2007, Cyclone Sidr hit Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5000 people.