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‘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.

First Federated Church to install new pastor

April 26th, 2017

Hudson – The First Federated Church of Hudson will be installing their new pastor, Rev. Yvonne Miloyevich Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m., with a reception to follow.  Those interested in attending are requested to RSVP for the reception at 978-562-9207. Miloyevich comes from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She has had leadership roles in many different […]

Tim Mello musically celebrates his 50th birthday

April 26th, 2017

Marlborough – Singer, songwriter and musician Tim Mello of Marlborough is back in his comfort zone, performing his compositions and cover songs for an appreciative audience. Family, friends and fans joined him March 25 when he performed at Sorentos Italian Gourmet in downtown Marlborough to celebrate his 50th birthday, which occurred two days later.

Josephine R. Luke, 91, of Marlborough

April 26th, 2017

Marlborough – Josephine R. Luke, 91, of Marlborough, passed away peacefully Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Marlborough Hills Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Paul H. Luke Jr. Born in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late Emmanuel and Rose (Zanca) Rando. She was educated in Marlborough schools and […]

Marlborough police log, April 28 edition

April 26th, 2017

Marlborough Friday, April 14 7:44 a.m. Granger Blvd. Suspicious activity. 9:17 a.m. Monroe Ave. Suspicious activity. 9:56 a.m. Elm St. MVA with injuries. 10:00 a.m. Dudley/East Dudley Sts. MVA with property damage. 1:01 p.m. Broad St. Suspicious activity. 1:41 p.m. Ellis Ave. Fraud/forgery. 2:48 p.m. Donald J. Lynch Blvd. Disturbance. 3:12 p.m. Cross St. Disturbance. […]

Northborough police log, April 28 edition

April 26th, 2017

Northborough Sunday, April 9 1:36 a.m. Arrested, Brandon CJ Campbell, 27, of 633 South Main St., Centerville, on warrant. 3:32 a.m. Arrested, Osama R. Mahmoud, 19, of 3 Silas Dr., Northborough, for OUI liquor, speeding in violation special regulation, person under 21 possess liquor, possess/use false/stolen RMV document. 10:58 a.m. Macalister Dr. Trespass. 12:01 p.m. […]

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