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Southborough Library to host author William Martin

March 31st, 2013

Southborough -? Novelist William Martin will speak on how he develops his character, Boston treasure hunter Peter Fallon, and will provide insight into “the writer's life” Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m., at the Southborough Library. This event is free and open to the public. The New York Times bestselling author of 10 novels is […]

Civil Air Patrol to hold open house in Marlborough

March 31st, 2013

Marlborough – The Lt. Col. Frank Pocher Minute Man? Squadron of The Civil Air Patrol will be holding an open house Sunday, April 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the Marlboro Airport at 685 Farm Rd. Follow the green walkway past the main office to the rear until you reach? the? Quanset Hut. The Civil […]

Complete list of obituaries for March 24 to March 30

March 30th, 2013

Region – Here is a complete list and links to the individual obituaries posted on the Community Advocate website from March 24 to March 30. The Community Advocate will post obituaries online (and in print, as space allows) at no charge as a courtesy to our readers. Please send information (and a picture if desired) […]

Children share Easter crafts with seniors

March 30th, 2013

Shrewsbury – First-grade students from St. Mary's Parish gave back to the community by creating Easter-themed bookmarks with senior citizens at Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (SNRC) March 16. Shrewsbury High School students and sisters Erin, 14, and Meghan Kean, 17, also helped make crafts as part of the “Adopt a Grandparent” club.

Winter hit Northborough snow removal budget hard

March 30th, 2013


Northborough ??” Unrelenting snow and ice do not just break plows and shovels – it also breaks the bank. Specifically, Northborough's snow and ice removal budget, which is running a deficit, thanks to wintry weather that continued past the first day of spring.

Shrewsbury aims to curb dealing in stolen jewelry

March 30th, 2013

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Chief of Police James Hester appeared before the Board of Selectmen during the board's March 26 meeting to present for their approval a plan that seeks to put a lid on the trafficking of stolen jewelry.

Selectmen continue discussion of override possibility

March 30th, 2013

Shrewsbury – “Should town officials ask the voters for a Proposition 2-? override to help fund a financial gap in the schools budget?”

Cumberland Farms proposal moves forward by default

March 30th, 2013

Marlborough – A controversial proposal to construct a Cumberland Farms convenience store and gasoline pumping station on Maple and Walker streets was approved by default due to the city's failure to act on the request for a special permit within the specified 90 days. The permit was granted during the City Council's March 25 meeting.

Council approves development Master Plan

March 30th, 2013

Marlborough – Following much deliberation and several meetings of the Operations and Overview Committee, the City Council unanimously approved the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation's (MEDC) Master Plan during its March 25 meeting.

Cole graduates from basic training

March 30th, 2013

Westborough – Air Force Airman Justin T. Cole has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He also earned distinction as an honor graduate. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles […]

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