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Stories written by Community Advocate Staff

Leaves change, kids move off, and real estate sells….

August 25th, 2016

Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc. and an agent at REMAX Professional Associates. 508-735-4663. www.stevelevine.com

By Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc., and an agent for REMAX Professional Associates

It’s as predictable as the changing of the leaves itself. As soon as the summer ends, and the homeowners return from vacations, the kids start school or move off to college, and people start thinking about selling their homes.

Northern Landscape Design & Plowing – Westborough contractor offers year-round services

August 24th, 2016

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By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Business name:   Northern Landscape Design & Plowing Address: 26 Hyder St., Westborough Owner:  James Mugford Contact Information:  508-330-9466 On Facebook, website under construction How did you get into this business? “I have operated a snow plowing business for over three years. I have also done some landscaping for hotels, a couple of retirement communities, […]

Jack’s Guitar Garage -Now offering music lessons in two locations

August 24th, 2016

Jack Shanahan, center, and music students at Jack’s Guitar Garage

By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Business name:   Jack’s Guitar Garage Address:  243 West Main St., Northborough 198 Worcester St., North Grafton Owner:  Jack Shanahan Contact information:  Northborough 508-393-7200 North Grafton 774-293- 5115 www.jacksguitargarage.com How long has Jack’s Guitar Garage been in business?     “The original shop has been up and running since 2009,” said Jack […]

The Bea(you)tiful Project sponsors an Evening of Empowerment

August 24th, 2016

Jamie (l) and Dayna Altman

Southborough – Dayna Altman, a 2010 Algonquin Regional High School graduate, is in a very good place. She graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in human services and psychology in 2015 and currently works at McLean Hospital as a clinical educator. Now, she’s organizing a seminar for a nonprofit organization she and her younger sister, Jamie, created called The Bea(you)tiful Project, featuring empowering speakers.

Southborough’s Main Street reconstruction plans on display before Town Meeting

August 24th, 2016

Southborough Main Street Reconstruction conceptual plans

Southborough – The Southborough Main Street Reconstruction conceptual plans are currently on display at the town’s public library. Karen Galligan, Southborough’s superintendent of Public Works, and Library Director Ryan Donovan are encouraging town residents to stop by and review the plans prior to a Special Town Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Brent E. Trottier Middle School.

Kaiser and Thomas announce marriage

August 24th, 2016

David and Jessica Kaiser
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Northborough/Westborough – Jessica Thomas and David Kaiser were married in Westborough Aug. 15 during a ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents, Ed and Mary Ann Manion.  The bride’s son, Eric Thomas, officiated while her daughter, Jenna Thomas, and the groom’s son, Jeffrey Kaiser, served as witnesses. Jessica is the membership director at Westboro […]

Shrewsbury grads will use lessons learned in gymnastics as they head to college

August 24th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Three recent Shrewsbury High School graduates, who are students of the Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) in Shrewsbury are prime examples that devotion to a sport they love leads to rewards. Sydney Malko, Alexandra Smyrnios and Reilly Peloquin, have received awards on the state, regional, and national levels, but have gained rewards in life as well.

Southborough police log, Aug. 26 edition

August 24th, 2016

police log

Southborough Thursday, Aug. 11 12:46 a.m. An officer on patrol investigated a suspicious motor vehicle parked in front of a Turnpike Road business. The vehicle and the operator both checked out ok. 7:31 a.m. A medical was reported at a Carriage Hill Circle residence. 10:37 a.m. Hopkinton Police requested assistance in locating a male on […]

Shrewsbury police log, Aug. 26 edition

August 24th, 2016

police log

Shrewsbury Friday, Aug. 12 8:51 a.m. Avalon Way. Well-being check. 10:07 a.m. Crescent St. Suspicious person/MV. 10:51 a.m. Bellridge Dr. Trespassing. 12:08 p.m. Boston Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. 12:42 p.m. Greenleaf Farm Cir. Suspicious person/MV. 5:26 p.m. Parker Rd. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. 7:55 p.m. Bridle Path. Medical call. 9:06 p.m. South Quinsigamond, Road hazard – […]

Hudson police log, Aug. 26 edition

August 24th, 2016

police log

Hudson Friday, Aug. 12 7:35 a.m. Stratton Dr. Medical. 7:55 a.m. Gates Ave. Medical. 11:51 a.m. Main St. Vandalism. 1:46 p.m. Washington St. MVA – leaving scene. 3:51 p.m. Fort Meadow Dr. Suspicious activity. 4:10 p.m. Priest St. Larceny. 7:11 p.m. Bridges Rd. Suspicious activity. 10:30 p.m. Washington St. Suspicious activity. 11:14 p.m. Cherry St. […]

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