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Westborough Town Meeting approves expedited permitting and new Finance Department

October 19th, 2017

Westborough – Town Meeting re-convened Tuesday, Oct. 17, for its second and final evening of business. Proceedings began with Article 9. Town Planner Jim Robbins explained that this will enable Westborough to enter into an arrangement with the state in which Westborough will grant permits for construction, relevant to the Westborough State Hospital development site, within 180 days of a complete application. The article passed 77 to 17.

The puck drops here!

October 19th, 2017

Worcester – Over the past two decades, local hockey fans enjoyed the opportunity to watch professional hockey in Worcester, first with the Ice Cats and then the Sharks. Each team played for approximately 10 years before disbanding. Now, fans are eagerly welcoming a new team – the Worcester Railers.

Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital to host ‘dry eye’ seminar

October 19th, 2017

Westborough – Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital will host a free community education program, “Innovations in dry eye treatment” Thursday, Oct. 26. The program will be presented by Jean Keamy, M.D., owner of Keamy Eye and Laser Centre, who is also a clinical instructor at Tufts School of Medicine. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., followed by the program.

Earl Hutt named grand marshal of Westborough Veterans Day Parade

October 19th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough town officials have announced that Westborough native Earl Harris Hutt will be grand marshal of the Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 11.

Southborough’s Art on the Trails finishes successful season

October 19th, 2017

Southborough – Southborough’s “Art On the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods,” has been a resounding success. Southborough artist Catherine M. Weber, a force behind the exhibit, commented, “This four-month exhibition of site-specific art at Beal’s Preserve has attracted hundreds of people, many who would otherwise not have known about this precious local resource.”

Home Instead Senior Care celebrates 20th anniversary

October 19th, 2017

Northborough – Home Instead Senior Care of Northborough celebrated its 20th anniversary Sept. 21 with a ribbon cutting and reception. The well-attended event included town officials, members of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce and members of the community.

Derderian joins Saint Vincent Medical Group

October 19th, 2017

Northborough – Dr. Deborah Derderian, a Mendon-area, board certified internist, will be moving her practice to Saint Vincent Medical Group of Northborough Oct. 25.

Police say no fraud occurred during Westborough Town Meeting

October 19th, 2017

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning regarding an investigation alleging voter fraud that occurred at the fall Town Meeting held Monday, Oct. 16. After speaking with all parties involved, and after receiving information from a representative of the Secretary of State’s office, it has been determined that no criminal act […]

John D. Pajzer, 55, of Shrewsbury

October 19th, 2017

Shrewsbury – John D. Pajzer, 55, of Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly at home Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. John graduated from Algonquin Regional High School and went on to study accounting at Nichols College. He later earned his Certified Public Accountant license and worked for various companies throughout the years. For the past ten years, he […]

Fall market is here…What’s your game plan?

October 19th, 2017

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Leading Edge Agent

Autumn in New England is the second best time of the year to sell a home. Moderate temperatures and the beauty of the season help everyone to relax. Families are back from summer vacations, the kids have gone back to school, football season has begun and the holidays are still a safe distance away.

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