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Fireworks to celebrate Hudson’s 150 years

February 26th, 2016

Hudson – The Hudson Rotary Club invites and welcomes the public to celebrate Hudson’s 150 year history with fireworks Saturday, March 19, at 8 p.m. at Morgan Bowl/Riverside Park. Prior, during, and after the fireworks, members of the Rotary Club will be giving out hot chocolate and toasting marshmallows by the fire. A rain/snow date will […]

Workshop on controlling infection and Lyme disease at Northborough Senior Center

February 26th, 2016

Northborough – A workshop on infection control in the home and Lyme disease, sponsored by Century Health Systems of Natick, will be held Thursday, March 10, at 1 p.m. at the Northborough Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Road. In this interactive workshop, run by Jean Sniffin, RN, community health nurse with Natick Visiting Nurse Association and […]

Steering committee discusses Shrewsbury’s master plan with selectmen

February 25th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Representatives of the Shrewsbury Master Plan Steering Committee met with the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen Feb. 23.

The long and costly road

February 25th, 2016

In January 2017 the state is due to finish paying $300 million in bonds. By state law, that means that tolls are no longer to be collected on the Massachusetts Turnpike. However, state officials, including Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, are recommending that the tolls continue with all proceeds going towards much-needed infrastructure improvements, such as reconstructing the I-495 interchange in Westborough.

Elizabeth A. Wilson, 79, of Grafton

February 25th, 2016

Grafton – Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Pye) Wilson, 79, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 following complications from cancer. She leaves her son, Donald Wilson; brother Robert Pye of Dudley; granddaughter Monica Bushy of Maine; the love of her life, Joseph Atchue of Grafton; and her dear friend, Norma LaMarche, also of Grafton. Her daughter, Debra […]

Phyllis M. Minehan, 90, of Marlborough

February 25th, 2016

Marlborough – Phyllis M. (Corrigan) Minehan, 90, of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center after a long illness. Born in Dorchester, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Elsworth) Corrigan. Orphaned as a young child, she and her sister Verna were raised by the late mayor, Michael […]

Free Report – Increasing the net sales price of your home in 2016

February 25th, 2016

By Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc., and an agent for REMAX Professional Associates

2015 was one of the most tumultuous years I’ve ever seen – in over 30 years in the industry. The new year is well under way and pricing in towns throughout the region continues to be volatile, bouncing off all-time highs in many communities. Still, a lack of inventory continues to plague the region, and has resulted in so many buyers sitting on the sidelines.

Shrewsbury’s new public library ahead of schedule and under budget

February 24th, 2016

Shrewsbury – There is excitement building in the center of Shrewsbury. Those that pass through regularly have witnessed the progress of the construction of Shrewsbury’s new library. As of early February, the library is 70 percent constructed and on target for “substantial completion” by May 31. The library will be, at that point, turned over to the town for ownership, according to Library Director Ellen Dolan. Remaining after that point will be the completion of information technology and finishing the interior.

Westborough ASP to host annual gala to raise funds for summer service trip

February 24th, 2016

Westborough – The Friends of the Westborough Appalachia Service Project (ASP) are hosting the semi-formal annual ASP Gala Saturday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough. All of the evening’s proceeds will help fund trip expenses for local high school students and adult leaders. As a group they will travel by vans from the Westborough area to rural West Virginia to rebuild homes and experience living in local Appalachian communities. The ASP trip is organized by First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist Church, and is in its 27th year.

Southborough twins bring vegetarian options to school lunch menu

February 24th, 2016

Southborough – While peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and cheese pizza have long reigned as vegetarian options in school cafeterias, Margaret Neary Elementary School will soon be adding healthy vegetarian choices to the school lunch menu at the request of fourth-graders Simi and Sia Gandhi.

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