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Theresa Williamson, 83, of Westborough

July 28th, 2014

Westborough – Theresa Helen Williamson, 83, of Beach Street in Westborough, lost her battle against respiratory disease Friday, July 25, 2014. She was born in Worcester to Jane (Uniewski) and Joseph Porter, and lived much of her life in Westborough, where she retired from Bay State Abrasives. She spent many years enjoying living and working [...]

Marjorie J. Dion, 81, of Westborough

July 28th, 2014

Westborough – Marjorie J. (Jamieson) Dion, 81, of Westborough and formerly of Fayville, peacefully passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Lucien “Bucky” M. Dion, who passed away in 1980. Marge was raised in Quincy and when she was married, she moved to Southborough where she raised [...]

Nellie M. Dee, 91, of Shrewsbury

July 28th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend Nellie M. (Sacco) Dee, 91, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, died peacefully Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Beaumont of Westborough. Her husband of 55 years, Charles B. Dee, died in 2004. Nellie leaves her two loving daughters, Kathleen Bonnici and her husband Philip and Janet Dee-Mulcahy and her [...]

Advisory issued for Lake Quinsigamond

July 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury/Worcester – The Department of Environmental Protection and the Shrewsbury Board of Health have issued an advisory for Lake Quinisigamond due to a waste water overflow near the Kenneth Burns Bridge. No boating or swimming activities are advised until further notice. Officials advise that contact with water could cause illness. Visit the town of Shrewsbury [...]

Deacon Francisco Alicea, 83, of Marlborough

July 28th, 2014

Obit Deacon Francisco Alicea

Marlborough – Deacon Francisco Alicea, 83, born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico to the late Venancio Alicea and the late Emilia Reyes, of Marlborough and formerly of Waltham,  passed away quietly at home Friday, July 25, 2014, surrounded by his loving wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Frank, or Paco as he was known by his [...]

Helen E. Steinhilber, 98, of Shrewsbury

July 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Helen E. (Pastner) Steinhilber, 98, of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the Life Care Center of Auburn after an illness. Her husband of 58 years, Otto W. Steinhilber, died in 1995. She leaves a son, Theodore W. Steinhilber and his wife Susan of Auburn; a daughter, June M. Coolidge of Shrewsbury; [...]

Westborough: Westborough Community Band end-of-season concert

July 28th, 2014

Westborough – The Westborough Community Band will end its concert season Sunday, Aug. 3, at 5:30 p.m.  The concert will be held at the Bay State bandstand on Union Street, and is free and open to the public.  Attendees are invited to bring a chair, blanket, munchies to enjoy during the concert.   The band, [...]

Westborough Garden Club spreads joy of gardening

July 28th, 2014

Westborough Garden Club members Sue Blois, Bev Linnane and Alyce Luippold contribute to maintaining the gardens around Westborough.Photo/Zenya Molnar

Westborough – Flowers in bright shades color the town of Westborough everywhere from the children’s fairy garden inside the library to the veterans’ memorials, to outside of town buildings. Whether they are planting, watering or weeding, the Westborough Garden Club is hard at work maintaining the 21 plots around town. Its 35 members all share a love of gardening and an interest in learning about plants and flowers.

Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade to be held Aug. 30

July 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury – A popular tradition from the past – the Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade – has been revived. The event, sponsored by the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association (LQWA) will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, starting at the Donahue Rowing Center at 2 p.m.

Classified ads, July 25 edition

July 28th, 2014

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