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Walter Aden Allen, 94, of Hudson

September 12th, 2014


Hudson – Walter Aden Allen, 94, of Hudson, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, at the Medway Country Manor in Medway. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Virginia M. (Merlini) Allen, in 2003. They were married 55 years. Wally was born in Springfield, son of the late Howard R. and [...]

Specialist Brian K. Arsenault, 28, of Northborough

September 12th, 2014

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Northborough – Specialist Brian K. Arsenault, 28, Bronze Star recipient, was valiantly killed in action while serving with Company B, 1st Battalion 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Brian is survived by his loving parents, Daniel W. and Leslie (Sebastian) Arsenault, and his [...]

Shrewsbury Crossings: Senior residential facility offers both assisted living, memory care

September 12th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Crossings is a licensed assisted living community for people who no longer want to or are able to remain in their own homes. Shrewsbury Crossings also offers a separately licensed memory care residence that cares for people with all types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, when their families need this service.

Real estate ads, September 12 edition

September 11th, 2014

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Here are the real estate ads for the September 12 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Classifieds, September 12 edition

September 11th, 2014

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Here are the classified ads for the September 12 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Council discusses downtown development plans

September 11th, 2014


Marlborough – A plan for the downtown area of the city to become the Marlborough Village District has been proposed by Assistant City Solicitor Cynthia Panagore Griffin. The plan, which would allow a variety of new enterprises, was presented to the City Council at its Sept. 8 meeting.

Council approves tax financing for IPG Photonics Corporation

September 11th, 2014


Marlborough – A proposal submitted by IPG Photonics Corporation to renovate two buildings on Cedar Hill Street into an advanced manufacturing and research and development center moved forward as the City Council approved its application for a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement at the council’ s Sept. 8 meeting.

Northborough: Preschool Book Group meets at Northborough Library

September 11th, 2014

Northborough – Children ages 3-5 with an adult are invited to participate in a Preschool Book Group Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 10:30-11 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St.   Registration is required. To find out more, stop by the library or call 508-393-5025 ext. 4.    

Westborough: Talk on food blogs to be presented at Westborough Library

September 11th, 2014

Westborough – The Westborough Public Library presents “Food, Glorious Food: Exploring the Exciting World of Food Blogs” Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m., as part of the Discover Your Next Chapter: Lifelong Learning project.   Shelley Quezada, consultant for the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, adjunct professor at Simmons College Graduate School of Library and [...]

Marlborough: Marlborough Chamber of Commerce hosts business expo

September 11th, 2014

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2014 MRCC Business Expo Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott, 75 Felton St., from 4-7 p.m.   Attendees will find many new products and services, meet regional area business and community leaders, and enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts. They will [...]

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