Southborough Police Department to hold Prescription Drug Drop-off Program »

01:08 pm | Southborough - On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Southborough Police Department and the Drug Enforcement…

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No tax impact for Northborough’s proposed capital budget items »

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02:46 pm | Northborough - In addition to $15 million to fund the Lincoln Street School project, voters at Town Meeting this…

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Hudson, Marlborough police departments make arrest after drug investigation »

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01:03 pm | Hudson – The Hudson Police Department has released information on a month-long investigation with the Marlborough Police Department into…

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Special Shrewsbury Town Meeting will address former Spag’s property development ‘vision’ »

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11:24 am | Shrewsbury – A plan to develop the former Spag’s/Building 19 property into a multi-use complex will be on the…

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Local News

Westborough police log, April 25 edition »

12:00 pm | Westborough Friday, April 11 2:03 a.m. Arrested, Joseph Colameta, 50, of 8 Skyview Rd., Woburn, for OUI liquor, marked lanes…

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Westborough Historical Society offers scholarship »

09:37 pm | Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating Westborough High School senior. Applicants are…

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Friends celebrate ‘Breakfast with the Bunny’ »

05:33 pm | Westborough – Gathered at the Breakfast with the Bunny held April 12 at the Knights of Columbus Hall are Friends…

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Westborough boy wins a unique Bruins souvenir »

12:26 pm | Westborough – Colin Barr, a 9-year-old student at Armstrong Elementary School, was excited to go to the Boston Bruins versus…

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Drive-to, walk-around character sought for Shrewsbury Center »

09:46 pm | Shrewsbury - The Master Plan Steering Committee addressed the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen at their regularly scheduled meeting April 8.…

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Planning under way for Shrewsbury Boosters’ annual golf classic »

09:21 pm | Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School Athletic Boosters will be sponsoring the annual Leo M. Murray Jr. Golf Classic Friday,…

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Shrewsbury holds second public forum for Master Plan »

09:17 pm | Shrewsbury – The town of Shrewsbury will host its second public forum for the new Master Plan project Wednesday, May…

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Retiring educator continues sharing passion for musical theater »

05:26 pm | Completing a 35-year career in education, including 16 years as the Shrewsbury district director of music and drama, Bonnie Narcisi…

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Marlborough police log, April 25 edition »

12:00 pm | Marlborough Friday, April 11 8:46 a.m. Felton St. Suspicious activity. 10:29 a.m. Florence St. Parking violation. 11:59 a.m. Helen Dr.…

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Richard E. Lizotte, 88, of Marlborough »

11:17 am | Marlborough – Richard E. “Dick” Lizotte, 88, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 after a long period of failing health. He…

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Wendy Stanley named new Kane Elementary principal »

09:42 pm | Marlborough – Veteran building principal, school adjustment counselor, special education team facilitator and classroom teacher Wendy Stanley has been named…

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Charles W. Martin, 65, of Marlborough »

12:34 pm | Marlborough – Charles W. “Billy” Martin, 65, of Marlborough and formerly of Everett, died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Rose…

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Northborough police log, April 25 edition »

12:00 pm | Northborough Sunday, April 6 2:37 a.m. Hudson St. Ambulance. 3:15 a.m. Arrested, Elcilon B. Freitas, 31, of 8 Boston Dr.,…

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Edward Cenik, 84, of Northborough »

11:51 am | Northborough – Edward John Cenik, 84, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, April 15, 2014, surrounded by his loving family,…

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David L. Zuretti, 72, of Northborough »

08:58 am | Northborough/Wellesley – David L. Zuretti, 72, of Northborough, formerly of Wellesley, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 after a valiant battle…

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Northborough boy alerts authorities to fire »

02:24 pm | Northborough - An observant little boy is being credited, in part, with notifying authorities of a brush fire April 14…

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Battle inspires Hudson author’s first published novel »

09:13 pm | Hudson - In September of 1814 in Plattsburgh, N.Y., a small group of American soldiers defeated a British army that…

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Hudson mystery writer publishes second book »

05:15 pm | Hudson – “Empathy” is the second mystery novel written and self-published by Hudson resident Gloria Goostray, formerly of Marlborough. It’s…

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Patricia M. Carney, 93, of Hudson »

12:14 pm | Hudson – Patricia M. (Donovan) Carney, 93, of Hudson, formerly of Framingham, died Friday, April 18, 2014, surrounded by her…

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Longtime educator turns Zumba instructor in Hudson »

02:55 pm | Region – Linda Corbin commuted from Northborough to Hudson for 19 years when she worked as the principal of Hubert…

Linda Corbin of Northborough leads a Zumba class at the Hudson Senior Center.

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Southborough police log, April 25 edition »

12:00 pm | Southborough Thursday, April 10 2:20 a.m. Officers investigated a burglar alarm at a Turnpike Road business. 8:26 a.m. Officers investigated…

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Joseph A. DeNapoli, 90 »

11:26 am | Southborough – Joseph A. DeNapoli, 90, of Southborough, died Monday, April 21, 2014 at his home after a short period…

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Southborough Police Department to hold Prescription Drug Drop-off Program »

01:08 pm | Southborough - On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Southborough Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration…

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Susan C. Krivanec, 50, of Southborough »

12:26 pm | Southborough – Susan C. (Hallisey) Krivanec, 50, of Southborough, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester…

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People and Places

  • Reuben Kaufman (center) of Westborough, is a member of "Eclipse."
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    ‘Rockin for SuperTy’ concert to benefit pediatric oncology research

    Upton – Several young musicians will be performing a special benefit concert, “Rockin for SuperTy” to raise monies for pediatric oncology research

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    Retiring educator continues sharing passion for musical theater

    Completing a 35-year career in education, including 16 years as the Shrewsbury district director of music and drama, Bonnie Narcisi is retiring

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  • Gloria Goostray

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    Hudson mystery writer publishes second book

    Hudson – “Empathy” is the second mystery novel written and self-published by Hudson resident Gloria Goostray, formerly of Marlborough. It’s available in

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    St. Mary’s Credit Union promotes four employees

    St. Mary’s Credit Union is pleased to announce four recent promotions of employees.

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    CMS, Inc.: Landscaping products for spring spruce-ups

    Marlborough—After the harsh winter, homeowners may be glad to get outside, and CMS, Inc., can help with those lawn and garden projects.

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    Draught House Bar & Grill: New West Boylston spot features over 30 beers on tap

    West Boylston—Last spring, the owners of The Manor decided their restaurant needed a new look, and they completely renovated both space and

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    Marlborough senior knits hearts together

    Marlborough - Judy Jewett, 71, has been teaching crochet at the Marlborough Senior Center for over 10 years. She also spearheads Hats

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    Author Canale to sign copies of new children’s book at Tatnuck Bookseller

    Westborough – Suzie Hearl Canale will be signing copies of her new children’s book, “Boston, You’re My Home!” at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday,

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  • Tyler Wooldridge, Layla Paradise, Bennett Pontes and Christopher Kirejczyk enjoy the recycled music wall.

    Week of the Young Child celebrated at Next Generation Children’s Centers

    Marlborough - The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association of the Education of Young

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  • Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Robert A. DeLeo urged supporters and fellow Democrats to support State Representative Danielle Gregoire's bid for re-election at her campaign kickoff held recently. (Photo/submitted)

    DeLeo urges support for Gregoire

    Marlborough - State Representative Danielle Gregoire, D- Marlborough, hit the ground running as more than 175 supporters and Democratic office holders gathered

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Editorially Speaking

Dr. Ronald Dunlap, Dr. Milagros Abreau

Physician Focus: Eliminating Disparities in Care »

08:55 pm | Twelve years ago, the Institute of Medicine, the independent health…

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A road more traveled »

08:40 pm | Region – After enduring a particularly harsh winter, the snow…

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Local History

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The Massachusetts Turnpike: a Westborough controversy »

03:09 pm | By Glenn Parker, Contributing Writer This is an article in…

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The first Town Hall (1929)

A history of some of Westborough’s buildings »

02:37 pm | Westborough’s first Town Hall, 1839-1929 The First District Court of Eastern…

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Reuben Kaufman (center) of Westborough, is a member of "Eclipse."
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    ‘Rockin for SuperTy’ concert to benefit pediatric oncology research

    Upton – Several young musicians will be performing a special benefit concert, “Rockin for SuperTy” to raise monies for pediatric oncology research

    Read More

  • (l to r):  Jerry Shpak, SpencerBANK vice president and investment executive and active board member of the Worcester chapter of StandUp For Kids; Donna Katsoudas, StandUp For Kids volunteer executive director; and K. Michael Robbins, SpencerBANK, president and CEO.
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    SpencerBANK supports StandUp For Kids

    Spencer – SpencerBANK recently donated $1,000 to the Worcester chapter of StandUp For Kids, an organization whose mission is to end youth

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    Shrewsbury woman celebrates 15 years as volunteer host of advocacy show

    Shrewsbury- Fifteen years ago, Robbin Miller was fed up with the way people with disabilities were portrayed in mainstream media as heroes

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    Concert to benefit Assabet Valley Pastoral Counseling Center

    Westborough – The public is invited to come and enjoy the Seventh Annual Westborough Interfaith Community Concert this Sunday, March 30, at

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  • This 18-wheeler was a welcome sight March 25 as it came bearing 40,000 of donations from the Ocean State Job Lot headquarters in North Kingstown, R.I.

    Ocean State Job Lot donates to Worcester County Food Bank

    Shrewsbury - An Ocean State Job Lot tractor-trailer brought 40,000 pounds of donations to the Worcester County Food Bank on Route 9

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  • Program to be held for caregivers for those with memory loss

    Region – The Metrowest Alzheimer’s Partnership will present “Memory Loss is a Family Affair” Saturday, April 5, at the Callahan Senior Center,

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  • Laura Brennan, children’s librarian at the Northborough Free Library, holds pajamas donated by Mirick O’Connell. (Photo/submitted)

    Local law firm donates pajamas for children

    Northborough – On Feb. 14, the law firm of Mirick O’Connell held a $5 Jeans Day fundraiser in support of the Northborough

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  • In Your Shoes to host ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser

    Westborough – Since 2008, In Your Shoes (IYS) has been helping Westborough residents in need. The nonprofit organization provides emergency funds to

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  • (l to r): Jimmie Ames, assistant vice president and market manager, Avidia Bank; Millard B. Berryman, president and CEO for DA-MAR Biological, Inc.; Mary Taber, spiritual director,  L.C.S.W., Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA; Cam Sowa, president and chair of the board of directors of Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA; and Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank.
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    Avidia Charitable Foundation donates to The Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA

    Westborough – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA (PCC) to support counseling costs. PCC offers

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    Shrewsbury Fire Department helps kids living in hotel learn about fire safety

    Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Fire Department recently presented its Student Awareness and Fire Education, or S.A.F.E., program to displaced families that are

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