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Barbara A. O”Neil?Bush, 82

January 29th, 2013

Westborough – Barbara A. O”Neil?Bush, 82, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, surrounded by members of her large and loving family. She was the devoted wife of both the late Francis G. Bush, who passed away in 2007, and Paul J. O”Neil, who passed away in 1995. Born in Wollaston, she was […]

Peter J. Stolk, 81

January 29th, 2013

Hudson – Peter J. Stolk, 81, a longtime resident of Hudson, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Saint Vincent's Hospital in Worcester. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth (Verbaas) Stolk of Hudson. Peter was born and raised in the Netherlands, son of the late Peter and Maria (Root) Stolk. He resided […]

H. Jeannette Pollard, 86

January 29th, 2013

Marlborough – H. Jeannette Pollard, 85, of Marlborough, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at her home, following a period of declining health. Born Aug. 10, 1927 in Lincoln, Nebraska, Jeannette was the daughter of the late Ernest I. and Helen (Stahl) Pollard. She was a graduate of the University of Nebraska and Simmons College, Boston. […]

Henry J. Langevin Sr., 86

January 29th, 2013

Hudson – Henry J. Langevin Sr., 86, of Hudson of formerly of Marlborough, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Coleman House in Northborough. Born and raised in Marlborough, he was the son of the late Henry J. Langevin Sr. and Marie (Bedard) Langevin and the husband of Lucille P. (Ouellette) Langevin of Hudson for the […]

Residents ask to reverse decision on Ward Park for Senior Center

January 29th, 2013

Marlborough – The City Council accepted, but otherwise did not act or comment on at its Jan. 28 meeting, a communication from a group opposed to a proposal for a new Senior Center.

Residents and landowners of the Ward Park Neighborhood Association are appealing to several city agencies and commissions to reconsider the decision to locate the new center at Ward Park. The group, led by Paul Brodeur, stated in a communication to the City Council, “We believe that the deeply divisive decision to locate public buildings on badly needed park space should only be made after broad community discussion and consent.”

New Sherwood Middle School opens

January 29th, 2013

Shrewsbury – On the morning of Jan. 23, nearly 1,000 fifth- and sixth-grade students moved into their new school, the Sherwood Middle School. It was a crisp nine degrees in Shrewsbury, as a parade of bundled-up young students made the historic 50-yard march across the parking lot, from the old school to the new.

Led by a “Thank you Shrewsbury” sign, students entered the state-of-the-art building, complete with nearly 40 classrooms and 30 other rooms for learning.

New outdoor ice rink opens in Marlborough

January 29th, 2013

Marlborough – Makayla Lanceleve, 9, tries out?the new outdoor ice rink at Ward Park. The rink is open daily for free skating 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with no hockey allowed. Hockey sticks can be used from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All skaters age 12 and under must be supervised by an adult. Complete […]

Albright speaks at St. John's

January 28th, 2013

Shrewsbury – For the last nine years, the Abdella Center for Ethics Lecture Series at St. John's High School has hosted a number of notable figures, including Nobel Laureate and political activist Elie Wiesel, humanitarian and the founder of “Partners in Health, Dr. Paul Farmer, and Harvard professor Michael Sandel. On Jan. 23 the school welcomed this year's honored guest, Dr. Madeleine Albright, the former U.S. secretary of state and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Coincidentally, it was also the 16th anniversary of her official swearing-in as secretary of state under President Bill Clinton.

Jerome Dustin Jr., 68

January 28th, 2013

Maryland – Jerome Dustin Jr. March 29, 1944 to January 26, 2013. Beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Joe, or Buddy to his family, enjoyed traveling and visiting with family and friends. Watching his four grandsons grow was among his greatest joys. He was born and raised in Seymour, IN, where he was an Eagle Scout. […]

Sylvia Hirsch, 95

January 28th, 2013

Southborough – Sylvia (Goldman) “Simmie” Hirsch, 95, a longtime Southborough resident, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Morris Hirsch, who passed away in 2002. Born and raised in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Israel and Anna (Kladowska) Goldman. In 1939, she graduated from UMass-Amherst […]

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