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Westborough Town Meeting opts out of recreational marijuana

March 22nd, 2017

Westborough – At the Annual Town Meeting March 18, registered town voters in attendance had the opportunity to weigh in and decide the next phase of the “belts and suspenders” approach of the town opting out of the commercial and recreational sales of marijuana. This conservative approach was recommended by town counsel and Town Manager Jim Malloy, and approved by the Board of Selectmen who placed Bylaw Articles 32 and 33 on the Town Warrant and the question on the March 7 Town Election Ballot.

Final race to honor Northborough resident Matt Bruce May 6

March 22nd, 2017

Northborough – ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s disease, has no cure. It attacks the nervous system, weakens muscles, and affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Matt Bruce was just 24 when he had his first symptoms.

Mr. MHS 2017 crowned at luau

March 22nd, 2017

Marlborough – Fifteen contestants representing classes, clubs and sports teams good-naturedly competed in categories including legs, talent, formalwear and interview at the 28th annual Mr. Marlborough High School (MHS) Pageant, presented March 10 at the 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School Auditorium.

Cycling for cancer program at Boroughs Y

March 21st, 2017

Westborough – Boroughs Family Branch YMCA in Westborough bustled with members and community leaders March 11 as they cycled or waited their turns to ride for a worthwhile cause.

Roof Washing Services and Stain Prevention

March 21st, 2017

As the name indicates, Roof Washing Services and Stain Prevention can remove dirt, algae and lichens from the roof of most homes, restoring a clean, fresh look, noted Bob Blanchette, owner of the Northborough-based company.

Downtown Hudson to host weekly farmers’ market

March 21st, 2017

Hudson – Enthusiastic responses immediately followed a recent Facebook announcement for the new Hudson Farmers’ Market. It’s opening Tuesdays, beginning June 6, from 3 to 6 p.m., behind Town Hall at the Avidia Bank Financial Center parking lot (formerly the Citizens Bank lot).

Corridor Nine Chamber to host 26th annual business expo

March 21st, 2017

Westborough – The 26th annual Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo will be held Wednesday, April 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough.

‘Binkeez and Blooms’ fundraiser to provide more blankets for sick kids

March 21st, 2017

Shrewsbury – From its humble beginnings in 2012, when Susan Posterro, her mother Lynne McAtee and a handful of sewing volunteers began creating blankets for seriously ill children, Binkeez for Comfort has grown steadily.

Marlborough mom organizes ‘Community Unity’ event for kids with special needs

March 17th, 2017

Marlborough – For parents of children with special needs, the fear of their child becoming lost or running away is ever-present. Many of those with autism cannot communicate clearly – if at all – or have behaviors that might cause injury to themselves or others.

WM Johnson Carpentry

March 17th, 2017

“I do interior finish work, mostly renovations and remodels. Most of my business is remodels of kitchens, bathrooms and basements. I’ve also built decks from the ground up and done some deck repairs,” said William Johnson, who owns his own carpentry contracting business, based in Marlborough.

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