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Hotel, meal tax may provide relief

March 30th, 2013

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Northborough – There’s an “800-pound gorilla in the room,” according to Northborough Town Administrator John W. Coderre, and the best way to tame it is with a town tax on hotels and meals. During the Board of Selectmen’s March 25 meeting, the board agreed with Coderre and voted to include a tax proposal on the Annual Town Meeting (ATM) warrant.

Producers sought for Marlborough Labor Day event

March 30th, 2013

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Marlborough – Marlborough’s Downtown Village Association (MDVA) is looking for a creative individual or group to create, produce and manage a one-day, four- to eight-hour, family-friendly cultural event that will take place in the downtown district on Sunday, Sept. 1. The MDVA is seeking to build, members said, “on established tradition by creating a new [...]

Northborough Grange seeks to reintroduce itself to community

March 30th, 2013

Northborough – For 122 years before it closed its doors in 2007, Northborough Grange, a local chapter of the National Grange, was an active part of the town’s culture. It was known for its dinners and dances, as well as its involvement in community activities. In its heyday, the Grange boasted nearly 100 members who attended events at the organization’s hall on School Street. But with the changing times, membership fell off, the group disbanded and the building was sold.

Pinwheel garden coming to Town Hall

March 30th, 2013

Northborough – On Saturday, March 30, members of the Northboro Junior Woman’s Club will create a “pinwheel” garden in front of Town Hall to promote National Child Abuse Prevention Month. “Pinwheels for Prevention” was launched by the group Prevent Child Abuse America to raise funds, through the sale of pinwheels, and to educate people about [...]

Northborough Woman’s Club scholarship applications available

March 30th, 2013

Northborough – The Northborough Woman’s Club, as part of its community service program, is offering two $750 scholarships this year. Qualifying high school graduating seniors who plan to continue an education at any institution of higher learning may apply. These awards are limited to residents of Northborough and will be presented on a merit basis. [...]

Sports radio host Mike Adams to be ‘roasted’

March 30th, 2013

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Marlborough – Long-time television personality and current WEEI Sports Radio host Mike “Mikey” Adams will take the hot seat as this year’s “Roastee” at the Employment Options celebrity roast. The annual event will take place at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, Thursday, May 16, starting at 6 p.m. The agency said the [...]

MPL Friends to present ‘Opera Jewels’

March 30th, 2013

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Marlborough – The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library and the Paternoster Memorial Opera Trust will present “Opera Jewels,” featuring great opera arias, Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m., in the Bigelow Auditorium at Marlborough Public Library, 35 West Main St. The concert will star soprano Molly Jo Rivelli and Rene de la Garza, baritone, [...]

Stepping Out for a Cure for Scleroderma Walk to be held May 5

March 30th, 2013

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Worcester – The Eleventh Annual Worcester Stepping Out for a Cure for Scleroderma Walk will be held Sunday, May 5, rain or shine, from the Bancroft School in Worcester. Sign-in begins at 10 a.m. in the school’s gymnasium at 110 Shore Dr., with the 5K Walk around Indian Lake stepping off at 12 noon. Refreshments [...]

Delaware Valley Floral Group opens Shrewsbury location

March 30th, 2013

Local officials join representatives of Delaware Valley Floral Group to celebrate the company’s grand opening of its Shrewsbury location. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Shrewsbury – Delaware Valley Floral Group (DVFlora), a floral distribution company, is the newest business to locate to the Hills Farm Industrial Park. Local officials, as well as members of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, joined representatives from the company to celebrate the grand opening of the new location March 20.

Westborough offers discounted rain barrels to residents

March 29th, 2013

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Westborough – The town of Westborough has partnered with the Great American Rain Barrel Company in Hyde Park to offer rain barrels to residents at a discount to help conserve water and save money. Barrels will be on display at  the Public Library and the Town Hall. Each UV-protected polyethylene rain barrel is manufactured in [...]

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