Selectmen implement water restriction policy »

Shrewsbury-large-web-icon

12:51 pm | Shrewsbury – Residents who use town water must now follow outside water restrictions until at least the end of…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Westborough selectmen approve remote participation policy »

Westborough-large-web-icon

12:27 pm | Westborough--Reversing a previous position, the Board of Selectmen July 22 voted to adopt a policy governing remote participation in…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Demolition of historic mansion on hold after purchase and sale expires »

10:15 pm | Southborough – A proposed plan to demolish the historic Burnett/Garfield mansion has been put on hold after a purchase…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Downtown Marlborough redevelopment plans move forward »

This conceptual rendering of the future design of Downtown Marlborough was one of many displayed at the Open House Forum held July 18 at the Masonic Hall.
Photo/submitted

12:24 pm | Marlborough - An open house forum to discuss conceptual design and plans for a revitalized downtown Marlborough was held…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Local News

Performance helps show kids science can be fun »

01:42 pm | The Sciencetellers visited the Westborough Public Library July 21 to perform their show, “Dragons & Dreams: The Science of…

Brooks is instructed by Shoshana when to stop pouring in the bubbles during the  Sciencetellers performance at the Westborough Public Library.
Photo/Gregory Arnold
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Selectmen interview four for state hospital committee »

12:42 pm | The Board of Selectmen began the process during its July 22 meeting of filling out a seven-member committee that will…

Westborough-large-web-icon
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Westborough selectmen approve remote participation policy »

12:27 pm | Westborough--Reversing a previous position, the Board of Selectmen July 22 voted to adopt a policy governing remote participation in meetings,…

Westborough-large-web-icon
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Westborough police log, July 25 edition »

10:49 am | Westborough Friday, July 11 6:55 a.m. Arrested, Julie Masterson, 19, of 20 Thomas Newton Dr., Westborough, on failure to appear…

police log
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Selectmen implement water restriction policy »

12:51 pm | Shrewsbury – Residents who use town water must now follow outside water restrictions until at least the end of September.…

Shrewsbury-large-web-icon
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Shrewsbury police log, July 25 edition »

10:50 am | Shrewsbury Friday, July 11 8:00 a.m. Worthington Ave. Medical call. 11:20 a.m. Rawson Hill Dr. Larceny. 4:09 p.m. Memorial Dr.…

police log
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Betty L. Onorato, 86, of Shrewsbury »

10:35 am | Shrewsbury – Betty L. (Settegren) Onorato, of Shrewsbury, died Monday, July 21, 2014 in UMass Medical Center in Worcester after…

Obit Betty Onorato
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Kathleen J. Kane, 56 »

11:20 am | Shrewsbury – Kathleen Joan Kane passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at the age of 56 after a long and…

Obit Kathleen Kane
Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Marlborough garden tour features Girl Scouts’ Silver Award project »

12:15 pm | Marlborough – When the Marlborough Public Library presented a garden tour July 20, guests visited several spots including Jaworek Elementary…

Sara Peltier and Ashley LeConti, members of Girl Scout Troop 72843

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Patricia A. Finn, 82, of Marlborough »

11:42 am | Marlborough – Patricia A. (McAuliffe) Finn, 82, of Marlborough, died Sunday, July 20, 2014. Born in Arlington, she was the…

Obit Patricia Finn
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Dolores Tavano, 88, of Marlborough »

11:33 am | Marlborough – Dolores (Fogarty) Morris Tavano, 88, of Marlborough, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014. She was born in Cambridge, the…

Obit Dolores Tavano
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Marlborough police log, July 25 edition »

10:47 am | Marlborough Friday, July 11 7:25 a.m. Rice St. Suspicious activity. 3:34 p.m. Hosmer St. Suspicious activity. 7:11 p.m. Madison St.…

police log
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Northborough police log, July 25 edition »

10:46 am | Northborough Sunday, July 6 1:19 a.m. Crawford St. Family offense. 12:11 p.m. Church St. Keep the peace. 6:55 p.m. Arrested,…

police log
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Wesley Bates, 89, of Northborough »

10:41 am | Northborough – Wesley Herbert Bates, 89, passed away peacefully Monday, July 21, 2014. He was predeceased by his wife of…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Marguerite B. Stirk, 89, of Northborough »

10:39 am | Northborough – Marguerite B. (McMahon) Drew Stirk, 89, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at UMass Memorial Medical Center –…

Obit Marguerite Stirk
Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Northborough firefighter graduates from state firefighting academy »

10:38 am | Region - Thomas R. Monagle graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s (MFA) Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program in a ceremony…

Northborough Firefighter Thomas R. Monagle 
Photo/submitted
Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Marian A. Tomczyk, 78, of Hudson »

11:47 am | Hudson – Marian A. Tomczyk, 78, of Hudson, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

James F. Kelley, 82, of Hudson »

11:23 am | Hudson – James F. Kelley, 82, of Hudson and formerly of Marlborough, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at The Reservoir…

Obit James F. Kelley_crop
Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Hudson Police Department conducts youth academy »

12:05 pm | Hudson – Thirty boys and girls who are entering grades seven to nine now have a better understanding of law…

Trevor Lewis, a rising seventh-grader, wears the top of the bite suit that Lieutenant Mike Kelly had worn during the K-9 demonstration.
Jul 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Father of special needs children hopes to make positive changes in Hudson schools »

08:55 am | Hudson - Hudson resident Jorge Teixeira is a family man. By day he is a Tyco software and hardware appliances…

Jul 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Demolition of historic mansion on hold after purchase and sale expires »

10:15 pm | Southborough – A proposed plan to demolish the historic Burnett/Garfield mansion has been put on hold after a purchase and…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Southborough library holds ‘Truck Day’ »

04:12 pm | Southborough - The Southborough Public Library held “Truck Day” July 17. Children were able to climb up into and learn about…

Nick, 3, pretends to drive a truck at the Southborough Public Library’s “Truck Day”.
Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Southborough youth strive to save historic home from demolition »

01:55 pm | Southborough – A group of Southborough teens are learning an important lesson during summer break. They organized a grassroots effort…

Protesting the possible demolition of the historic Burnett/Garfield stone mansion are (l to r) Maggie Shoemaker, 14; her brother Joe, 12; Sophia Scaringi; 12; and Bridget Brady, 14.
Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.
Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Southborough steps up economic development effort »

10:52 am | Southborough – “You have what most of the world wants,” said Prof. Maureen Dunne as she finished her presentation to…

Southborough-large-web-icon
Jul 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

People and Places

  • Brooks is instructed by Shoshana when to stop pouring in the bubbles during the  Sciencetellers performance at the Westborough Public Library.
Photo/Gregory Arnold

    Performance helps show kids science can be fun

    The Sciencetellers visited the Westborough Public Library July 21 to perform their show, “Dragons & Dreams: The Science of Fire &

    Read More

  • Sara Peltier and Ashley LeConti, members of Girl Scout Troop 72843

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Marlborough garden tour features Girl Scouts’ Silver Award project

    Marlborough – When the Marlborough Public Library presented a garden tour July 20, guests visited several spots including Jaworek Elementary School. That’s

    Read More

  • Charlie Sullivan
Photo/submitted

    Welcome to the world, Charlie!

    Westborough – Adria and Tyler Sullivan are happy to announce the birth of their son, Charlie, on July 2, 2014. Charlie’s proud

    Read More

  • Nick, 3, pretends to drive a truck at the Southborough Public Library’s “Truck Day”.

    Southborough library holds ‘Truck Day’

    Southborough - The Southborough Public Library held “Truck Day” July 17. Children were able to climb up into and learn about a variety

    Read More

  • Allison, 6, feels the texture of a chicken’s foot at the Marlborough Public Library.
Photo/Gregory Arnold

    ‘Here a chick, there a chick’

    Marlborough - The Farm School, located in Athol, visited the Marlborough Public Library July 10 to teach kids about chickens.

    Read More

  • Mark's Moving_CROP 092311

    Mark’s Moving & Storage: Westborough company specializes in a variety of moving services

    Westborough - In 1979, Mark Silverman, a student at Northeastern University, used his credit card to buy a used truck and moved

    Read More

  • B

    Quenching a thirst

    Northborough – Bill Benoit of Shrewsbury waters the flowers in front of St. Rose of Lima Church. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

    Read More

  • Blackstone Cúil

    Willard House & Clock Museum to host concert

    North Grafton -   The Willard House & Clock Museum, 11 Willard St., will be hosting a concert featuring Blackstone Cúil, Saturday, July

    Read More

  • Chicken Soup for the Soup BIA-MA

    Author event to support Brain Injury Association of MA to be held at Tatnuck Bookseller

    Westborough – Tatnuck Bookseller will host several of the contributors who participated in the new book, “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Recovering

    Read More

  • W-N-Trout-rs

    Westborough veterinarian is also accomplished author

    Westborough- Dr. Nick Trout is a staff surgeon at the Angell Animal Medical Center. He is also an accomplished author whose first

    Read More

Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Sara Peltier and Ashley LeConti, members of Girl Scout Troop 72843

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Marlborough garden tour features Girl Scouts’ Silver Award project

    Marlborough – When the Marlborough Public Library presented a garden tour July 20, guests visited several spots including Jaworek Elementary School. That’s

    Read More

  • (l to r): Joseph Bruneau; Devin Macomber; Toni Wolf, executive director, Employment Options, Inc.; Ronald Disantis; Shannon Leary, executive events director, David Peterson; and Ellen Dorian, Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation secretary. 
Photo/submitted

    Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation donates to Employment Options

    Marlborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation recently awarded Employment Options, Inc. a $5,000 grant to support and expand the operations of

    Read More

  • Pastoral Counseling Center starts new weekly support groups

    Westborough – The Pastoral Counseling Center, 7 Church St., is offering several weekly groups: a Tuesday evening divorce support group, a caregivers

    Read More

  • Chuck and Mud perform July 10 at the Summer Concert Series on the Neary Elementary School grounds.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Southborough Summer Concert Series helps send kids to camp

    Southborough - Several years ago, Recreation Director Doreen Ferguson arranged to have a permanent platform built on the Neary Elementary School grounds

    Read More

  • Sue Charbonneau Beane and her daughter Madison
Photo/submitted

    ‘Songs for Sue’ benefit for Hudson resident fighting cancer

    Hudson – Friends and family of Sue Charbonneau Beane will host a benefit, “Songs for Sue,” Saturday July 12 from 12-6 p.m.

    Read More

  • Hudson woman memorialized with fund for her children

    Hudson/Marlborough – Contributions are being accepted for the Madi and Chase Fund for the teenage children of Maureen (Chiasson) Young of Hudson,

    Read More

  • James and Nancy Coghlin 
Photo/submitted

    Coghlin honored for advocacy in the fight against cancer

    Westborough - Westborough resident James Coghlin, Sr. was honored June 10 by the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center for his leadership role

    Read More

  • M free lunch program

    Marlborough Summer Lunch Program seeks donations

    Marlborough - For the past nine years, more than 900 local children from low income families have received a nutritious lunch three

    Read More

  • Kara Vautour
Photo/submitted

    Westborough woman runs to home base for fellow veterans

    Westborough - Technical Sergeant Kara Vautour is preparing to run in the 2014 Red Sox’s Run to Home Base event Saturday, July

    Read More

  • hib 7

    ‘Hope Blooms’ for Northborough woman

    Northborough - It was a big, two-day project, with sweaty, dirt-covered men and women tramping through her yard and home, but Northborough

    Read More













support local business

Subscribe to our Newsletter

To subscribe to our dandy newsletter simply add your email below. A confirmation email will be sent to you!

Special Sections