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Northborough woman to show dog at Westminster

January 30th, 2014

Northborough – Northborough resident Donna Lacroix is a busy pet guardian. As the caretaker of two well-bred dogs, Lacroix uses whatever free time she has apart from her career as a nurse to support their time-consuming activities as model, show and therapy dogs. That itinerary this winter will include a return trip to New York City when she and her 4-year-old dog, Perla, will compete in one of the world's most prestigious dog shows, the Westminster Kennel Club 138th Dog Show.

Business briefs, Jan.31 edition

January 30th, 2014

Rhythm Dance Company raises $2,000 for Best Buddies Northborough/Westborough ? Rhythm Dance Company (RDC) in Westborough recently raised $2,000 for Best Buddies Algonquin, a student-run organization that creates friendships for students with intellectual disabilities. The funds will be used to send student leaders to the national Best Buddies conference. The studio holds a performance every […]

Former Westborough Olympians heading to Sochi's Winter Games

January 30th, 2014

Westborough – Two former Olympians and Westborough High School graduates will be heading to Sochi to help support members of Team USA during the winter games.

Luger Ashley Hayden Walden and skier Nikki Stone will be headed to Russia in February.

CarMax proposal for Route 9 property moving toward approval

January 30th, 2014

Westborough – A plan to develop the former Rotary Club golf driving range on the eastbound side of Route 9 into a used car dealership is on the verge of approval after months of hearings before various town boards and committees.

Richmond, Va.-based CarMax, which operates used car stores nationwide, wants to open its first Boston-area location at the site, building a 57,235-square-foot showroom and refurbishment building behind 452 spaces for vehicles fronting the roadway.

Ward's 4 goals helps power Algonquin past Westborough

January 30th, 2014

By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer Westborough – The Westborough High School Rangers boys’ hockey team hosted the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks for a Roy Conference game Jan. 27 at the NorthStar Youth Forum. The first period was a 0-0 draw but in the second period, Algonquin's Brian Ward scored twice, first with an assist […]

Shrewsbury lifeguard honored by state, selectmen

January 29th, 2014

Shrewsbury – In January, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick recognized 33 state park lifeguards for their exceptional service during emergencies at the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) swimming facilities during the summer of 2013. These DCR Aquatics Division lifeguards performed Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and lifesaving resuscitation on seven individuals at five swimming locations.

Selectmen accept compromise on dangerous dog case

January 29th, 2014

Shrewsbury – In October 2013, after months of wrangling, Shrewsbury Selectmen ordered a dangerous dog euthanized after it had made multiple attacks on townspeople. Dogs “Saydee” and “Pesky,” owned by Jeneen Demers, 31 Westmont Road, were the subjects of the ongoing dispute. At the October meeting, Saydee was ordered to be humanely euthanized.

Code Red brings emergency notification capabilities to Northborough

January 29th, 2014

Northborough – The town's new Code Red emergency notification system is now live and at least for now will be reserved for true emergencies, the Board of Selectmen were told during its Jan. 27 meeting.

Town Administrator John Coderre said after exploring several options, Northborough signed a three-year contract worth $7,500 annually with Florida-based Emergency Contact Network (ECN), which operates Code Red.

Matt Elder to run for state representative

January 29th, 2014

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – Marlborough City Councilor Matt Elder announced his candidacy for state representative for the 4th Middlesex District at a recent gathering of the Northborough Republican Town Committee held at JJ's Sports Bar and Grille. Republican candidate for lieutenant governor Karyn Polito of Shrewsbury and Brad Wyatt of Boylston, […]

Marlborough Cultural Council receives grant

January 29th, 2014

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – The City Council voted at its Jan. 27 meeting to accept an $8,585 grant through the Local Cultural Council (LCC) program for fiscal year (FY) 2014. The funding allows the Marlborough Cultural Council to fund worthy arts, humanities, music, and youth-based initiatives throughout the community. J. David […]

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