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Everything’s coming up ‘roses’ for 9-year-old Southborough reporter

October 30th, 2016

Southborough – Although she is only 9 years old, Shayna Rose has truly mastered the art of multi-tasking. Besides excelling in schoolwork in her fourth-grade class at the Woodward School, she loves to read as well as work on writing several books, participates in Girl Scouts, attends Hebrew school and enjoys arts and crafts. Together with her younger brother Alexander, she creates and decorates t-shirts.

Northborough seeks name suggestions from residents

October 30th, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Municipal Naming Committee is asking residents for their feedback. The committee is charged with proposing names to the Board of Selectmen for the naming of non-school public facilities, public lands, public recreation areas, public intersections and other non-school public places in Northborough (not including roads or streets). Residents may send their ideas to […]

New director helps veterans obtain benefits

October 30th, 2016

Marlborough – The city’s new director of veterans services, Nicholas Charbonneau, is settling into his new position, which primarily entails providing veterans with information on benefits and assisting in obtaining them.

Marlborough’s annual ‘Evening of Giving’ to be held Dec. 1

October 30th, 2016

Marlborough – The generosity of local residents and the business community will flourish once again, as plans for the 27th annual Evening of Giving, in support of Roland’s House, the Marlborough-Hudson Homeless Shelter, begin to unfold. The event will take place Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Route 20, Marlborough. Doors […]

St. John’s tops Algonquin in regular season finale

October 30th, 2016

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Northborough – The visiting top-ranked St. John’s Pioneers football team stormed past the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks by a score of 41-14, on a cold, damp evening, in the last game of the regular season Oct. 29. St. John’s built a 21-0 lead on touchdown runs by Steven Bucciaglia […]

Oct. 28 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9

October 29th, 2016

Region – The Community Advocate is now partnering with Charter TV3 in Worcester to produce a new cable feature – “Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9.” Every week, the 90-second spot will feature either Publisher David Bagdon or Managing Editor Bonnie Adams profiling three of the newspaper’s top stories.  The […]

Westborough Annual Town Meeting clears first hurdles for a new library

October 29th, 2016

By Melanie Petrucci, Contributing Writer Westborough – Town voters met Oct. 17 and 18 at Westborough High School to consider and act upon 27 articles on the Annual Fall Town Meeting warrant. Participants were able to vote for the first time using hand-held electronic voting devices. Town Manager Jim Malloy gave a brief presentation on […]

First stage of Mass Pike conversion to All Electronic Tolling to begin tonight

October 28th, 2016

MassDOT also announces “grace period” for drivers without transponders Region  – Starting tonight, Friday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m., Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) contractors will start mobilizing equipment to prepare for the activation of All Electronic Tolling (AET) along the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). At 9:45 p.m. cash tolling will be suspended, with AET officially […]

Hudson: Earn your GED through Hudson/Maynard Adult Learning Center

October 28th, 2016

Hudson – Is the lack of a high school diploma holding you back? The Hudson Maynard Adult Learning Center (HMALC) can help prepare you to pass the Massachusetts High School Equivalency Test.  Whether the GED or HiSet, you will need to pass one of these tests to receive your High School Equivalency. The classes are […]

Marie J. Sheehan, 81, of Marlborough

October 28th, 2016

Marlborough – Marie J. (Charbonneau) Sheehan, 81, of Marlborough, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at her home. Born and raised in Waltham, she was the daughter of the late Arthur N. and Bridget (Martyn) Charbonneau and the wife of the late Paul Sheehan. She was a graduate of Waltham High School, class of 1953. She […]

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