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Real estate ads, April 18 edition

April 17th, 2014

Real Estate

Here are the real estate ads for the April 18 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Classified ads, April 18 edition

April 17th, 2014

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Here are the classified ads for the April 18 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Local students honored by Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce

April 17th, 2014

(l to r) Sharon Mattingly, Marlborough High School (MHS) Business Professionals of America (BPA) adviser; Susanne Morreale Leeber, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce president and CEO; MHS senior Ashley Beauchamp; Abigail Mangsen, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) sophomore; Darren McLaughlin, Marlborough Regional Community Foundation president; and Mary Miller, AVRTHS BPA adviser. 
Photo/Michael Gelbwasser

Local students Ashley Beauchamp and Abigail Mangsen’s road to becoming business professionals includes an upcoming trip to Indianapolis thanks to awards from Marlborough-area business leaders.

On April 16, the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce presented its first $500 Cathy Gregory Mogavero Business Professionals of America (BPA) awards to Beauchamp, a Marlborough High School senior, and Mangsen, an Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School sophomore. The chamber’s scholarship fund will sponsor the awards, through the Marlborough Regional Community Foundation’s auspices.

Northborough boy alerts authorities to fire

April 17th, 2014


Northborough – An observant little boy is being credited, in part, with notifying authorities of a brush fire April 14 that spread over nearly seven acres before being contained.

Aidan Callaghan, an 8-year-old second-grader at the Lincoln Street School was on the bus home when he noticed smoke coming from a wetlands area on Crawford Street. As soon as he got off, he ran into his house and told his mother, Jennifer.

Westborough man teams up with Rob Fuller Motorsports to raise cancer awareness

April 17th, 2014

Dave McGrath and Rob Fuller

Westborough – While he did not get to drive the race car, Westborough native and cancer survivor Dave McGrath’s role on the Rob Fuller Motorsports (RFM) team at the Thompson Speedway Icebreaker race April 6 was no less important.

Rob Fuller Motorsports and 15-40 Connection have teamed up to feature young cancer survivors during the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season in an effort to raise awareness of cancer symptoms and the obstacles teens and young adults face to diagnose cancer at earlier stages. McGrath attended the race as an honorary crew member for RFM and his picture was featured on the race car.

Spring 2014 Home Improvement Guide – April 11, 2014 issue

April 17th, 2014

Considering selling your home? Five tips to make your bathroom stand out

April 17th, 2014

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Prudential Prime Properties. 508-934-9818

By Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Prudential Prime Properties

Every home buyer has a vision of their perfect house and the rooms inside that are most important to them. Because of their relatively small size in comparison to the rest of a home, bathrooms are often overlooked in the staging process, but for many buyers, it could be the most important room of all.

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

April 17th, 2014

DG Draught house

West Boylston—Last spring, the owners of The Manor decided their restaurant needed a new look, and they completely renovated both space and mood, creating a bright, casual restaurant with a focus on draft beers and good food.

Martial arts stars launch new studio in Westborough

April 16th, 2014

Mixed martial artist Mark DellaGrotte strikes a pose during the grand opening.

Westborough – Renowned mixed martial artists Mark DellaGrotte and Daniel Gracie were the guests of honor at the grand opening of the Prototype Integrated Martial Arts Studio April 12. DellaGrotte, of Spike TV’s Ultimate Fighter 4 and Gracie, a world jujitsu champion, spoke about and demonstrated effective striking and grappling techniques for self-defense. “[This is] [...]

Selectmen approve Green Street conservation restriction

April 16th, 2014

Northborough – The Board of Selectmen voted April 14 to accept a conservation restriction on the Green Street property acquired four years ago with Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds. The Sudbury Valley Trustees will hold the permanent conservation restriction, which will prohibit the land from ever being developed. Trustees’ representative Ashley Davies said state law [...]

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