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CERES announces 2017 Music Series lineup

May 31st, 2017

Worcester –  CERES is welcoming summer with a lineup of top local artists who will perform on select dates for its 2017 Music Series. Performances will be held on the outdoor patio of the award-winning eatery, located within Worcester’s only AAA Four Diamond property, the Beechwood Hotel located at 363 Plantation St. CERES is well-known […]

STM approves zoning bylaw for senior housing on former Westborough State Hospital property

May 31st, 2017

Westborough – The Board of Selectmen called a Special Town Meeting during their May 23 meeting to update the Westborough zoning bylaws allowing construction of a four-story senior (55+) housing on the site of the former Westborough State Hospital property. The town is in the process of selling the parcels to Pulte Homes of New England.

A quorum of 50 eligible town voters was reached for this non-standard, one-article warrant, Special Town Meeting. The article was recommended by the Westborough State Hospital Re-Use Committee that a zoning bylaw be updated to allow four-story senior housing in the Mixed-use District only. In all other districts, the height dimensions will remain at three stories.

Apex Center anticipated to create 1,600 new jobs in Marlborough

May 31st, 2017

Marlborough- The Apex Center of New England, a commercial mixed-use development in the city of Marlborough, is expected to create 1,600 permanent jobs when it opens in October, in addition to the approximately 400 temporary jobs it has already created during construction. The 475,000 square-foot Apex Center is among the largest developments currently underway in […]

David Garden and bandmates entertain audiences statewide

May 31st, 2017

Region – Southborough native and now Shrewsbury resident David Garden is known for entertaining audiences of all ages. As a registered Music Together instructor, he harmoniously unites young children and their parents or guardians. Additionally, he performs at venues statewide as vocalist, rhythm guitarist and harpist with the band Hit the Bus.

GLC summer programs begin June 19

May 31st, 2017

Shrewsbury – Beginning in June, The Gymnastics Learning Center, 574 Lake St., will be offering Gymnastics and Swimming Summer Camps. Their Camps & Swim weeks will begin Monday, June 19, and run through Friday, Aug. 18. Their six-week gym and swim lessons will begin Monday, July 10, and run through Aug. 18.     Summer sign-ups […]

Mediation Advantage specializes in divorce and estate planning

May 31st, 2017

Northborough – Polly Tatum believes that divorce does not need to be painful or expensive. As an attorney/mediator with a background in human services and divorce litigation—who negotiated her own divorce — she has brought knowledge and compassion to the over 3,000 divorces that she has mediated. She also brings her expertise to estate planning.

Westborough honors its fallen heroes

May 31st, 2017

Westborough – Hundreds of residents gathered along South and West Main streets to watch the town’s annual Memorial Day parade, which ended in front of the war memorials in front of the Forbes Municipal Building. Col. Brent French served as master of ceremonies for a program that included guest speakers David Hero, a Navy veteran who also served as the parade’s grand marshal; Denzil Drewry, chair of the Westborough Board of Selectmen and U.S. Army Green Beret; and State Rep. Hannah Kane, R-Shrewsbury.

Marlborough High students learn how to save the planet ‘one bag at a time

May 31st, 2017

Marlborough – Thirty-four years later, Bonnie Combs, a 1983 graduate from Marlborough High School, visited Roberta Garcia-Collins, her sewing teacher. Combs called the high school to inquire if the sewing program was still offered since she wanted to thank Collins for fueling her passion to help save the planet.

Richard O. Dion, 80, of North Grafton

May 31st, 2017

North Grafton – Richard (Dick) O. Dion, U.S. Air Force veteran, passed away peacefully at home Friday, May 26, 2017. Born March 2, 1937 to Ferdinand and Cora Dion, Richard was raised in Worcester and moved to North Grafton 40 years ago. Richard is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carmen (Maillet) Dion; son […]

Hilda A. Palmieri, 96, of Hudson

May 31st, 2017

Hudson – Hilda A. (Oliveria) Palmieri, 96, of Hudson, died Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Wingate at Sudbury with her daughter by her side. Her loving and devoted husband of 35 years, Harold, died in 1982. Born and raised in Hudson, she was the daughter of the late Maria (Relves) Oliveria and the late Ricardo […]

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