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Body found at E.L. Harvey facility in Hopkinton

March 31st, 2016

Hopkinton – A man’s body was found amid a truckload of items brought to E.L. Harvey & Sons trash and recycling company Thursday morning. The body was found inside one of the recycling buildings on the Hopkinton side of the Westborough-based company. According to reports, the man was described as a 40-year-old Caucasian male. Police […]

Wind wreaks havoc in region

March 31st, 2016

Region – Strong wind gusts are wreaking havoc in the region causing, trees, branches and wires to come down. In Southborough, a huge tree fell early this afternoon right near the Southborough Public Library sign, according to Ryan Donovan, the library’s director. He said that no one in the library heard it fall, but Kim […]

Demonstration of ancient instrument at Shrewsbury Library

March 31st, 2016

Shrewsbury – Musician Sean Gaskell will give a performance/educational demonstration on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa, Sunday, April 10, at the Shrewsbury Public Library, 214 Lake St., at 2 p.m. Gaskell will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the Koras musical repertoire in addition to some of his own personal compositions. Admission is free to the public.

Train kept a rollin’

March 31st, 2016

Region – Commuters who use the Framingham-Worcester commuter rail may notice some midday and off-peak delays over the next few months as Keolis, the company that maintains the rails, sets out to replace 30,000 railroad ties.

The company plans to replace railroad ties between Newtonville and Southborough this fall.

Woodward students get into the green scene

March 31st, 2016

Southborough – In October, a group of 40 Albert S. Woodward Memorial School students signed up to participate in the Green Team, an afterschool activity focused on recycling education. The Green Team, which meets twice a month, is headed by volunteer coordinators Mary Ellen Duggan (school nurse) and Jennie Bogaert (behavior specialist). Through books, videos, songs and activities, the students have been learning about the three Rs of recycling – reduce, reuse and recycle – and have used their knowledge to make significant “green” changes at Woodward.

A parade of preschoolers

March 31st, 2016

Westborough – A group of about 20 preschool students from Miss Tanya’s Longmeadow School were treated to an outing in downtown Westborough March 31. Every year, teachers lead a group of 4- and 5-year-olds along Main Street to visit the local shops and public offices. Among the places they visited were the Police Station and Cable TV studio.

Proposed Northborough budget adds firefighter, police officer, roadwork funds

March 31st, 2016

Northborough—Town Administrator John Coderre presented the Board of Selectmen and the Advisory Finance Committee a $60.6 million budget for fiscal year 2017 that basically keeps services at current levels, slightly increases staffing at the fire and police departments in accordance with a staffing study and sets aside $300,000 in free cash to keep the town’s pavement management plan on track after state funding cuts.

Update – missing Upton teen found safe

March 31st, 2016

Upton – UPDATE – The family of missing teen Kyla Emily Gienger posted this Facebook update tonight – Kyla has been found safe!!! Thank you all so much for all of your support! We appreciate it so much. No further details can be provided at this time. Please avoid contacting the family for further information […]

Kimberly T. Cahill-Sabourin, 55, of Uxbridge/Grafton

March 31st, 2016

Uxbridge/Grafton – Kimberly T. Cahill-Sabourin, 55, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016 following a brief illness. She leaves her husband of 24 years, Robert “Sub” Sabourin; her stepdaughters, Julie Magill and her husband Jeremy and Jenn Sabourin; her mother, Betty J. Cahill; her sisters, Linda Morse and Scott Wood and Melissa Cormier and her husband […]

Flippin’ a house isn’t easy: seven things to consider before you take the plunge

March 31st, 2016

Elaine Quigley, CBR, CRS, GRI
Turn on HGTV or any number of other channels almost anytime during the day or night and you’re bound to find at least a couple of shows about flipping houses. If you’re getting ready to plunk down cash for your own flip, here are a few things you need to think about.

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