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Fund set up to help Northborough family after fire

August 30th, 2016

Northborough – Residents and friends are rallying to support the Yellick family of Northborough after a devastating fire that destroyed their home on Hudson Street in the early morning hours of Aug. 28. Todd Yellick is a veteran firefighter with the town of Northborough. He was home at the time of the fire with his […]

John H. Leeds Jr., 70, of Southborough

August 30th, 2016

Southborough – John H. Leeds Jr., 70, of Southborough, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of Suzanne (Perry) Leeds for the past 47 years. Born in Winchester, he was the son of the late Barbara (Bulwinkle) and John H. Leeds Sr. John was a Navy veteran, serving in the […]

Jeffrey Merloni, 55, of Southborough

August 30th, 2016

Southborough – Jeffrey James Merloni, 55, of Southborough, passed away in his sleep early Friday morning, Aug. 26, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. He was the son of Victor and Anne (Zucchi) Merloni of Southborough. Jeff started his career as a union laborer with Local 609 in Framingham and then became a heavy […]

Rangers give back through community service day

August 29th, 2016

Westborough – At the fourth annual Rangers Give Back Day of Community Service Aug. 23, athlete volunteers from all of Westborough High School’s fall sports teams were assigned jobs throughout the town.

Athletes from soccer, cross country, football, field hockey, volleyball, cheerleading and boys’ hockey received bright orange t-shirts when they met in the morning at the lower lot of the high school. Then they were given their assignment and dispersed; some went with groups in cars while others took a bus.

John W. Tierney, 80, of Hudson

August 29th, 2016

Hudson – John W. Tierney, 80, a longtime resident of Hudson, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 at Emerson Hospital in Concord. John was born and raised in Portland, Maine, son of the late John J. and Marion (Phee) Tierney and brother of the late Kathleen Murphy. He attended local schools and was a graduate of […]

Judith A. Girouard, 83, of Shrewsbury

August 29th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Judith A. (McCourt) Girouard, of Shrewsbury, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 in Shrewsbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center with her daughters by her side. She was 83. She was born in Portland, Maine on July 10, 1933, daughter of the late James and Mary (Carson) McCourt, and was raised in Worcester and graduated from […]

Celebrations galore

August 27th, 2016

Region – When residents and guests celebrate the 20th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival next month, there will be one new event they will definitely not want to miss – a fireworks display on Saturday, Sept. 24. The fireworks will be lit from the Glavin Regional Center on Lake Street and weather permitting, should […]

Northborough’s Applefest: More than apple pie

August 27th, 2016

Northborough – Northborough’s annual Applefest showcases the true spirit of community as many organizations come together and sponsor family events throughout the weekend. This year the festival will be held Sept. 15-18.

Zechello and Quinn announce engagement

August 27th, 2016

Northborough – William Zechello and Kathleen Quinn, both of Northborough, have announced their engagement. Their wedding will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the First Congregational Church in Milford, Mass.

Grafton Fire Department receives donation of equipment to save pets’ lives

August 27th, 2016

Grafton -The Grafton Fire Department has received a donation of three sets of pet oxygen masks specially designed for use in rescues involving pets. Grafton Fire Department Medical Coordinator Dave Runyan requested the donation from Canine Company after learning about its Canine Saves project to provide the lifesaving pet masks to first responders in the […]

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