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Winifred L. Huberdault, 83, of Northborough

August 28th, 2014

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Northborough – Winifred “Winnie” L. (Gough) Huberdault, 83, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester, with family at her bedside. Her husband, Richard R. Huberdault, died in 1988. She leaves her loving children, Linda Dowd and husband John of Leicester, Richard Huberdault and wife Patricia of Georgetown, Maine, [...]

Prindle Pond Conference Center: Charlton facility offers natural setting for corporate, family events

August 28th, 2014

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Charlton—Prindle Pond Conference Center combines a lovely natural wooded setting with a variety of lodging options and complete meals service to accommodate group events for anywhere from 25 to 300 people.

How to hire a home inspector

August 28th, 2014

Karen Scopetski, Vice President, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 508-380-0112
scopet@aol.com
www.karenscopetski.com.

By Karen Scopetski, V.P. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

A home is a very big purchase in your life and hiring a home inspector is one of the most important things you can do before you buy your new home. It can be difficult to find a qualified home inspector. You will want to make sure to do your homework before paying for a home inspection. Here are some tips to help you get on the right track to finding the right home inspector.

Selectmen review water system planning

August 27th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury’s water system is in good shape but faces expansion and growth problems in the near future. That was the conclusion of the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen as the members listened to a report from Robert Tozeski and Jeff Howland, P.E., at the board’s Aug. 12 meeting. Tozeski is superintendent of water and sewer, while Howland is the town engineer.

Zoning for marijuana facilities set by council

August 27th, 2014

Marlborough – The City Council approved zoning regulations for medical marijuana treatment centers at its Aug. 25 meeting. The council approved the measure at the recommendation of the Urban Affairs Committee which had conducted a thorough study for the past several months. Under the provisions of the new zoning law, all treatment facilities and growing centers will be restricted to industrial areas in the city.

GE Healthcare seeks tax incentive for Marlborough expansion

August 27th, 2014

Marlborough – GE Healthcare Life Sciences is planning to expand its current operation in Marlborough to accommodate over 500 employees and create more than 220 new jobs.

Region: Registration for ESOL and Adult Secondary Education classes

August 27th, 2014

Marlborough – The Quinsigamond Community College/Assabet Adult Education Program offers free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes. The next ESOL registration will take place Wednesday, Sept. 10. Subsequent registration dates in 2014 are Oct. 8, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10, with 2015 dates of Jan. 14, Feb. [...]

Hudson: Venture Crew 21 to hold open house

August 27th, 2014

Hudson – Do you like adventure, the outdoors, and experiencing new skills? If so, come to the Venture Crew open house Monday, Sept. 15, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Hudson Metrowest Boys & Girls Club, 21 Church St.   Venture Crew is a co-ed outdoor adventure group for youths ages 14-21 years old. Under the direction [...]

Sudbury: Wayside Quilters Guild to host author, teacher Rachel May

August 27th, 2014

Sudbury – The Wayside Quilters Guild will meet Monday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m., at the Goodnow Library, 21 Concord St., Sudbury. The guest speaker will be Rachel May, an author, teacher, and one of the founding members of the Boston Modern Quilt Guild. Her book, “Quilting With a Modern Slant,” was published in January 2014. [...]

Shrewsbury – Fall Multicultural Festival at Shrewsbury Library to feature flute music

August 27th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The Fall Multicultural Festival to be held Saturday, Sept. 13, at 2:30 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Public Library, will feature eastern woodlands and Anasazi flute music. This is part of the quarterly multicultural programs at the library that the whole family can enjoy. Terry Bradley, the artist, will bring about 15 flutes, describe [...]

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