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Florence Kittredge, 100, of Southborough

January 12th, 2017

Southborough – Florence (Rossi) Kittredge, 100, of Southborough, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Kathleen Daniel Healthcare in Framingham. She was the wife of the late Thomas Kittredge, who died in 1996. Born in Fayville, she was the last surviving child of Peter and Angelina (Malchiodi) Rossi. Florence worked for over 40 years as a […]

Dr. Edwin A. Meserve, 95, of Southborough

January 12th, 2017

Southborough/Sebastian, Fla. – Dr. Edwin A. Meserve, 95, of Southborough and Sebastian, Fla., died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at Marlborough Hospital after a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Marilyn (Moses) Meserve for the past 68 years. Dr. Ed graduated from the University of New Hampshire and, in 1943, joined the U.S. Army […]

Nancy C. Santos, 77, of Shrewsbury

January 12th, 2017


Shrewsbury – Nancy C. (Pratt) Woodbury Santos, 77, of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones. Nancy was born Nov. 18, 1939 in Hyannis. She lived in Bergenfield, N.J. before retiring to Las Vegas, Nev. in 1999 with her husband Donald Santos Sr., who predeceased her June 26, 2015. Nancy enjoyed […]

Claire M. Sundstrom, 87, of Shrewsbury

January 12th, 2017


Shrewsbury – Claire M. (Nelson) Sundstrom, 87, of Shrewsbury, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 in her home after a long illness. Her husband, Carl W. Sundstrom, died in 2004. She leaves two sons, James M. Sundstrom and his wife Joan of Auburn and John D. Sundstrom of Auburn; three grandchildren, Emily C. Sundstrom and her […]

Southborough organizations partner to encourage ‘unplugging’

January 12th, 2017

Local families enjoy unplugged outdoor time together during a summer concert series event sponsored by Southborough Youth and Family Services and the Southborough Recreation Department. Photo/submitted

Southborough – In an age where people are often glued to their electronic devices, Southborough Youth and Family Services (SYFS), the Southborough Public Library, the Friends of the Southborough Public Library, and Southborough Village Preschool will co-sponsor a free evening presentation Wednesday, Feb. 1,

Spring market is here…prepare to list!

January 12th, 2017

Vicki Aubry, Realtor, ABR, SRES, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. 508-868-3625 (mobile)

Vicki Aubry, Realtor, ABR, SRES, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

You might think that buyers are not out at this time of year but…think again! Rates have creeped up into the low 4’s but those are still excellent rates but… who knows for how much longer? Buyers that were pre-approved in the fall but did not find the right house are still out there looking.

‘History of Route 20’ at Shrewsbury Historical Society

January 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Historical Society, 17 Church Road, will present “History of Route 20” by Bryan Farr Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. Farr is president and founder of the Historic Route 20 Association, and author of the book “Historic US Route 20.” This presentation will highlight the historical and cultural significance of the highway […]

Lakeway Commons: Honoring a legacy while providing a new vision

January 11th, 2017

An aerial shot of Lakeway Commons

Shrewsbury – For years, Anthony “Spag” Borgatti oversaw his legendary retail establishment located on Route 9, not far from Lake Quinsigamond and the Worcester border. Known for his great deals as well as his dedication to Shrewsbury and its residents, Borgatti was beloved by all and to this day, casts a very long shadow.

But after in the years following his death, the once bustling commercial site saw a series of retailers come and go, each hoping for just a small slice of Spag’s success. Sadly, during recent years, the nearly 23 acre parcel sat dormant, waiting for its next chapter.

Ingeborg Lindblad, 91, of Shrewsbury

January 11th, 2017


Shrewsbury – Ingeborg Lindblad, 91, of Shrewsbury, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. For the past half century, she had been a most beloved piano teacher in Shrewsbury, and was active in the musical life of the Shrewsbury Congregational Church, where her late husband Calvin had been music director from the 1960s until his death […]

Senator Chandler announces 78th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar

January 11th, 2017

Region – Senator Harriette L. Chandler (D-Worcester) announced that the Senate Office of Education & Civic Engagement will host the 78th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar (CLS) on Tuesday, March 21, and Wednesday, March 22, at the State House in Boston. Established in 1976 through a collaborative effort of the Massachusetts Senate and the University of Massachusetts, […]

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