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Just Breathe…A Salt Room now open in Westborough

April 27th, 2017

Westborough – Just Breathe…A Salt Room, located at 45 East Main St., has recently opened. Missy Cohen, the owner, would like to invite the public to come by and learn about the benefits of halotherapy in Just Breathe’s beautiful salt room. Halotherapy is an exposure to kinetically activated dry salt that may be able to […]

Shrewsbury High School Seniors get a dose of reality at budget fair

April 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) seniors received a dose of reality recently when representatives from Central One Federal Credit Union (C1FCU), Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU) and Ameriprise Financial collaborated in sponsoring the event designed to instruct students on creating budgets as well as coping with the curveballs that life can throw their way.

Profiles – Candidates for Northborough Board of Selectmen

April 27th, 2017

Northborough – Four candidates will be on the ballot for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the Tuesday, May 9, Annual Town Election. The Community Advocate has invited the candidates to share a bit about their backgrounds and why they are running for this position.  Here are their brief bios and answers to […]

Lima receives Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society award

April 27th, 2017

Northborough – Patti Lima of Northborough, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Northborough, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International Sterling Society award. This distinguished honor is presented to the top 17 percent of approximately 88,000 Coldwell Banker®-affiliated sales associates worldwide. Lima was honored during a special celebration […]

DJ Tiles showroom now open

April 27th, 2017

Marlborough – The DJ Tiles Group, a family owned business that started as a tile installation company, has opened its own tile showroom featuring more than 1,000 tile samples and products. The business is now able to provide customers a complete range of services from start to finish, from project design, showroom selections, and installation. […]

‘Dress for Drew’ to honor legacy of Shrewsbury preschooler

April 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Andrew “Drew” Stevens, a preschooler at Parker Road Preschool in Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep in April 2012. Although he had had some health issues, his passing was nonetheless unexpected.

Advanced Skincare Solutions

April 26th, 2017

“Advanced Skincare Solutions is a private studio offering specialized facial services to clients with skin sensitivities, acne, rosacea, pigmentation and aging,” said Tina Malooly McCaffrey, a licensed skincare therapist and laser technician, who opened in Northborough in March. She has been in the skincare business for 30 years.

Northborough Town Meeting approves moratorium on recreational marijuana

April 26th, 2017

Northborough –Northborough’s Annual Town Meeting, held April 24 at Algonquin Regional High School, passed two zoning bylaws pertaining to recreational marijuana and duplex development respectively.

Article 52, which was relevant to a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana sales in Northborough, passed with little discussion. Planning Board member Michelle Gillespie gave a presentation in support of this bylaw.

Benefit show, blood drive to be held for Westborough High student Corinne Sciarappa

April 26th, 2017

Westborough – Two upcoming events have been planned as fundraisers for 16-year-old Corinne Sciarappa, a Westborough High School sophomore who has been fighting a rare form of childhood cancer, rhabdomyosarcoma, for the past two years. A benefit show, “Get Your Lavender on for Corinne,” will be held Saturday, May 6, at 2 p.m. at the […]

Northborough’s Town Meeting adopts energy code and approves construction for Town Common project

April 26th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough’s Annual Town Meeting convened Monday, April 24 at Algonquin Regional High School to act upon 55 warrant articles. Town Moderator Frederick George, Jr. oversaw the meeting, which concluded in less than four hours.

Articles involving the town’s budget, school budgets, revolving accounts, appropriations and stabilization funds all passed with virtually no discussion. Town Administrator John Coderre and School Superintendent Christine Johnson presented their budgets which were accepted.

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