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Millennials and first-time home buyers: Start your engines

December 29th, 2016

Judy Boyle, Realtor®, RE/MAX

Okay, so you have been hearing it constantly over the past several years: There has never been a better time to buy a house. So why will 2017 be any different, you ask? The answer is simple… By the time you finish reading this article, the cost to buy a house has increased.

Slide show and walking tour highlight Westborough’s history

December 28th, 2016

Westborough – As part of the town’s 300th anniversary celebrations, two events highlighting the history of Westborough will be held in January. The Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St., will host “Mapping Westborough,” Monday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. The event will feature a slide show of how the community has changed over time […]

Christmas comes early for one young man thanks to car enthusiasts

December 28th, 2016

Region- Like many young men, James Nifong of Sudbury loves cars. In his case, it is the two-door British sports car MGBs. In fact, by carefully saving his money, he was able to purchase his first one two years ago when he was only 15.

The car was a real “fixer-upper.” Realizing he needed help in how to fix the car as well as actual hands on assistance he reached out to authorities on this car – the Boston Area MG Club (BAMG) – for advice. The car enthusiasts were delighted to help the young man.

E-ZPass transponder van coming to Grafton

December 28th, 2016

Grafton – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) E-ZPass Van will be coming to Grafton Tuesday, Jan. 10, from 12 – 4 p.m., at the Memorial Municipal Center gymnasium to distribute E-ZPass transponders.     “I am excited to announce that MassDOT’s E-ZPass van will be coming to Grafton,” said Representative David K. Muradian Jr. (R-Grafton). “This […]

Central One supports NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign

December 28th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to Northborough Education Foundation’s (NEF) Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign Nov. 21. Kate Shaw, Central One branch manager in Northborough, presented the check to Marile Borden, who accepted the contribution on behalf of the foundation. The Chromebooks for Classrooms, a technology initiative commenced by the NEF, seeks […]

Officials to host public meeting on turnpike demolition progress

December 28th, 2016

Westborough – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has been in the process of demolishing all existing toll plazas as part of the implementation of All Electronic Tolling (AET) along the Massachusetts Turnpike. MassDOT will be holding four public meetings to provide information about the next stage of roadway reconstruction, and what to expect as […]

Plans under way for the annual SYFS fundraiser

December 28th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) Board of Directors and co-executive directors Annamaria Chittim and Justin Mussler met recently to discuss plans for the 2017 fundraiser, which has been named, “Sparkle of Hope – An Evening in Support of Mental Health.”

Katherine M. Tulis, 93, of Northborough

December 28th, 2016

Northborough – Katherine M. (Boudreau) Tulis passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at Christopher House of Worcester. She leaves three daughters, Lorraine Yellick and her husband Alick of Northborough, Ann Marie Hardy and her husband Paul of Magnolia, and Christine Tulis of San Anselmo, Calif.; her sister, Elaine Montgomery of Arlington; two grandchildren, Jennifer […]

Westboro Tennis & Swim Club to host health expo and open house

December 27th, 2016

Westborough – Westboro Tennis & Swim Club will be holding its 12th annual Health Expo and Open House Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local businesses and restaurants will be in attendance to showcase their goods and services. The expo will offer arts and crafts, face painting, and balloon animals by […]

PENTA raises over 300 toys for local children

December 27th, 2016

Westborough – For the third consecutive year, PENTA Communications, Inc., an integrated marketing firm located at 208 Turnpike Road in Westborough, was one of the most successful drop-off locations in Central Massachusetts for the Toys for Tots organization, raising over 300 toys for local children in need. The marketing firm encouraged community members to drop […]

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