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Shrewsbury youth cheerleaders qualify for nationals

November 29th, 2013

Shrewsbury – It has been a very successful season for the young members of the Shrewsbury American Youth Football and Cheer Organization (SAYFCO). Recently two football teams and three cheer teams qualified for the regional competition held in Hartford, Conn. Two of the cheer teams – Division 10 and Division 13, each placed third in their respective categories. By doing so, the teams each qualified to move on to compete in the national competition which will be held in Orlando, Fla. Thursday, Dec. 12 to Saturday, Dec. 14. (The Division 8 girls also placed third; however teams in the age group do not go onto nationals.)

Over 1,200 work up appetite on chilly turkey day

November 29th, 2013

Southborough – Over 1,200 runners and walkers started Thanksgiving morning by participating in the seventh annual Gobble Wobble 5K Race and Two-Mile Walk, beginning and ending at Trottier Middle School. Amos Sang finished first overall in 15:30. Lauren Perkins was the first-place female finishing in 18:46. State Rep. Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, announced the winners in […]

Friends of FIT, Corridor Nine bring holiday joy and meals to homeless families

November 29th, 2013

Westborough – Maria Bolf had never experienced homelessness. She said she worked all of her life, up until she underwent surgery and was unable to keep her job. Money got tight, and before long she said her family found itself choosing between paying bills and buying food.

For the last two weeks, Bolf, her husband, and three of her children have been living in a hotel room in Shrewsbury, which is a long way from their former home in Fall River. They were placed there by the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance.

New England Home Improvement: Company offers wide range of services

November 29th, 2013

Region – Richard Lyon and Christopher McLagan, the owners of New England Home Improvement, have between them four decades of experience in the home renovation business. The two had owned the companies, Lyon Custom Buildings and McLagan Construction, respectively, prior to their joining forces in early 2013.

Nick Arrojo visits New Leaf Salon to celebrate partnership

November 28th, 2013

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – Sisters Laurie Filiere and Donna Candito, the proprietors of the New Leaf Salon and Spa, call their establishment one of the “best-kept secrets around.” The salon, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, is a beautifully appointed space where clients may avail themselves of a wide variety services including hair, […]

Rotary Club to light up Westborough's downtown

November 28th, 2013

Westborough – The downtown area around the town's rotary will once again be lit up for the holiday season thanks to the Rotary Club of Westborough. The public is invited to the kickoff of the Festival Lights on Sunday, Dec. 1, starting at approximately 5 p.m. As they have done for many years, the Rotary […]

Business briefs, Nov. 29 edition

November 28th, 2013

Healthy Paws celebrates the holidays Westborough – Healthy Paws Veterinary Center, a full-service facility located at 6 Old Flanders Road, provides wellness/preventive care, medical management of acute and chronic diseases, urgent/emergency care, surgery, dentistry, and professional grooming. The Black Cat Inn provides comfortable accommodations in a separate room for feline guests. Healthy Paws is offering […]

Do you qualify for a mortgage?

November 28th, 2013

By Karen Scopetski, V.P. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Mortgage rates are at historic lows and there is no better time to buy a home. Do you qualify for those low advertised rates? Will you be able to secure a mortgage? Studies show that 6 in 10 people do qualify for mortgage loans. For those that can's qualify here are ten reasons why a would-be borrower might face rejection:

Diwali is celebrated in Marlborough

November 27th, 2013

By John Swinconeck, Contributing Writer Marlborough ??” Dancers took to the stage as Bollywood music thundered through the auditorium at Marlborough Middle School Nov. 17, as the India Society of Worcester (ISW) held its Annual Diwali Cultural program. Dancers?both children and adults?in modern and traditional dress performed during the observance of Diwali, a festival of […]

Worcester man killed in Shrewsbury car accident

November 27th, 2013

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this afternoon: On Tuesday, November 26th 2013 at 10:05 p.m. Shrewsbury Police responded to Main St. for a one car motor vehicle accident. Police found the vehicle had been travelling East on Main St. when it crossed over the West bound lane and then continued off […]

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