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Neighbors” lawsuit not stopping construction of Marlborough Senior Center

January 29th, 2014

Marlborough – Construction of a new senior center at Ward Park is continuing, according to Mayor Arthur Vigeant's office, despite a lawsuit against the city brought by the park's neighbors.

The suit, filed in Middlesex Superior Court, alleges that the city of Marlborough did not comply with various state regulations when it moved forward with planning and construction of the center, according to Julie McNeill, a Dracut attorney representing the plaintiffs.

“The city is constructing a senior center and associated parking lot on approximately 2.2 acres of Ward Park but has not complied with the proper procedures to do so,” the suit reads, in part.

Michael and Faith Nickolas, Ned Fenstermacher, and Paul Brodeur, who live adjacent to the park, are listed as plaintiffs.

Why selling your home in the winter is a good idea

January 29th, 2014

By Karen Scopetski, V.P. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage The winter is officially here and many people question whether to put their homes on the market now or to wait until spring but contrary to popular belief, there are numerous advantages to listing right now.? First off, putting your home on the market now means?less competition […]

Author Popovici to sign copies of new book at Tatnuck Bookseller

January 28th, 2014

Westborough – ?George Popovici will be signing copies of his new book “Angels Walking with Us” at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, Feb. 1 from 1-3 p.m. The book chronicles the author's struggle with chronic illness and the people he met along the way that offered their own stories of “divine encounters and interventions, medical miracles and […]

Five MHS musicians snag All-State recommendations

January 28th, 2014

Marlborough – Twelve Marlborough High School student-musicians recently participated in the Central District Senior Festival, and five of them received All-State recommendations to move on to the state level. According to Marlborough Public Schools Music Coordinator Jonathan Rosenthal, the 12 juniors and seniors represent the school's “very best” student-musicians. They performed Jan. 18 at Worcester's […]

Girl Scout cookie sale going strong

January 28th, 2014

Westborough -?Lowe's Store Manager Mike Lively?recently accepted a community certificate from the Westborough Girl Scouts. The Scouts recognized Lowe's participation for several years of allowing girls to sell at booths at the store on the weekends. The?girls will continue their booth sales at Stop and Shop, Roche Brothers, Lowe's, E. L. Harvey, Santander Bank, 7-Eleven, […]

VNA Care Network and Hospice offers free Keep Well Clinics

January 28th, 2014

VNA Care Network & Hospice offers free Keep Well Clinics Region – Meet one-on-one with a wellness nurse at VNA Care Network & Hospice's free Keep Well Clinics for seniors. A nurse from the nonprofit home health, hospice and wellness agency will check blood pressure and answer questions about a variety of health concerns. Blood […]

Pianist since age two, blind Marlborough musician still tickled by ivories

January 28th, 2014

Marlborough – When Marlborough resident Joy Wilson was born blind, her parents filled her toy box with every kind of plaything that made sound. She had a toy xylophone, a bunch of toy music boxes, and toy noisemakers galore. But her grandmother had a real piano, and her aunt and uncle (who lived in the apartment below them) had a real organ.

Northborough seeking emergency shelter volunteers

January 28th, 2014

Northborough – The Town of Northborough is seeking volunteers to help staff an Emergency Shelter, should the need arise due to power outages or extreme weather events. Operating a shelter requires significant staff and resources.?During emergencies, existing public safety personnel and town staff are usually heavily burdened with other duties.?Having volunteers available to help staff […]

Harrington not running for Westborough Town Moderator

January 28th, 2014

Westborough – When Town Meeting convenes in March, it will be missing the mainstay that has gripped the gavel for more than two decades. Longtime Town Meeting Moderator Joseph Harrington has said he is not running for another term.

Clinton Savings Bank promotes four employees

January 28th, 2014

Clinton – Clinton Savings Bank announced that it is promoting four employees who regularly demonstrate their value and commitment to the bank, its customers, and the community. Mary T. Dean is being elevated to senior vice president, commercial loan officer. A Lunenburg resident and CSB veteran since 2009, Dean will continue with her commercial lending […]

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