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Brian J. McNamara, 60

March 31st, 2014

Shrewsbury – Brian J. McNamara, 60, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 in his home after being stricken ill. He was born in Attleboro and raised in Shrewsbury, son of the late James P. McNamara Sr. and Janice (Burchard) McNamara. He graduated from Shrewsbury High School in 1971 and received his Bachelors of Arts degree from […]

Patricia J. Galli, 78

March 31st, 2014

Shrewsbury – Patricia J. (Bouvier) Galli, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence in Worcester with her family by her side. She was 78. Born April 28, 1935 to Arthur and Mary (McGrath) Bouvier, she attended school in Worcester. She worked as a switchboard operator for […]

Leslie Pupa, 66

March 31st, 2014

Hudson – Leslie Catherine (Hescock) Pupa, 66, of Hudson, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014, surrounded by family. Leslie was born in Norwood, daughter of the late Dorothy (Gregory) Hescock and the late Paul Hescock. She graduated from Natick High Scholl in 1965 and Butera School of Art in Boston in 1969. Leslie loved her […]

Manuel C. Braga, 88

March 31st, 2014

Hudson – Manuel C. Braga, 88, of Hudson, died at his home Saturday, March 29, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Maria Luiza (Correia) Braga of Hudson. Manuel was born and raised in Santa Maria, the Azores of Portugal, son of the late Benardino and Maria […]

Shrewsbury residents, officials debate merit of Proposition 2 -1/2 override

March 31st, 2014

By Michelle Murdock, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Calling themselves “Community Supporters for Shrewsbury,” a group of concerned citizens have filed paperwork to form a ballot question committee to advocate for a Proposition 2? override in Shrewsbury. Comprised of six co-chairs, Chris Coghlin, Joyce Danielson, Mel Gordon, Robert “Bob” Holland, Ken Largess, Clint Mills, Treasurer Kathleen […]

Westborough Library participates in World Book Night

March 31st, 2014

Westborough – The Westborough Public Library is one of 2,300 bookstores and libraries in the country supporting World Book Night (WBN) 2014. On Wednesday, April 23, more than 25,000 volunteers will be giving way a half a million books in more than 6,000 cities and towns in the U.S. The Westborough Library will serve as […]

Rain barrels offered to Westborough community at discounted rate

March 31st, 2014

Westborough – The Town of Westborough is partnering with the Great American Rain Barrel Company in Hyde Park to offer recycled barrels to residents as part of a community-wide water conservation program. The company is offering the barrels at a reduced cost to Westborough residents. Barrels can offset the cost of watering gardens and lawns, […]

Re-zoning proposals get additional looks

March 31st, 2014

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen at its March 25 meeting continued discussion of proposals by local businesses to re-zone some Shrewsbury parcels. The results were mixed.

Beaton meets with Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen

March 31st, 2014

Shrewsbury – State Representative Matthew Beaton (R-Shrewbury) met with the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen during the board's March 25 meeting. His visit coincided with a discussion earlier in the meeting of the plunge in most local aid from the state.

Northborough selectmen press lawmakers on town's priorities

March 31st, 2014

By Keith Regan, Contributing Writer Northborough–Members of the state's legislative delegation told the Board of Selectmen March 24 they continue to battle on the town's behalf for transportation funds and reforms of retirement benefits and education funding, but acknowledged that uncertainty remains about the fate of some initiatives. Northborough officials have listed boosting so-called Chapter […]

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