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Shrewsbury celebrates Lakeway Commons grand opening

October 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – State officials discussed the expected economical contributions of the new mixed-use development Lakeway Commons in Shrewsbury during its grand opening ceremony Oct. 21. Yet, they emphasized the importance of memorializing Spag’s, the iconic bargain store that had occupied the location at 193 Boston Turnpike from 1934 to 2004, and its owner Anthony “Spag” Borgatti, nicknamed because of his love for spaghetti.

Public invited to ‘Spooktacular’ fun in Shrewsbury

October 21st, 2017

Shrewsbury – Skeletons, scarecrows and witches, oh my! If getting spooked is your thing then the McNamara Halloween Maze is for you. From now until Halloween night, Tuesday, Oct. 31, this “Spooktacular” maze, located at 48 Hillando Drive, Shrewsbury, will be open to the public between the hours of 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Marlborough, neighboring communities bid for Amazon HQ2

October 19th, 2017

Marlborough- The city of Marlborough and the towns of Hudson, Northborough, Southborough and Westborough submitted a joint bid to host Amazon’s second headquarters yesterday, according a press release from the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC . Initiated and led by the MEDC, the five-community partnership has been named 495 CROSSROADS, underscoring the area’s strategic location […]

Local author and bookstore manager bring vampire character to life

October 19th, 2017

Hudson/Westborough – An unexpected collaboration between a local author and bookstore manager has resulted in a ghoulishly good book cover. Hudson author Joseph Bebo was promoting his horror novel, “The Shivering,” when he casually mentioned the new book he was then working on to Tatnuck Booksellers Manager Amber Doe.

The puck drops here!

October 19th, 2017

Worcester – Over the past two decades, local hockey fans enjoyed the opportunity to watch professional hockey in Worcester, first with the Ice Cats and then the Sharks. Each team played for approximately 10 years before disbanding. Now, fans are eagerly welcoming a new team – the Worcester Railers.

Southborough’s Art on the Trails finishes successful season

October 19th, 2017

Southborough – Southborough’s “Art On the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods,” has been a resounding success. Southborough artist Catherine M. Weber, a force behind the exhibit, commented, “This four-month exhibition of site-specific art at Beal’s Preserve has attracted hundreds of people, many who would otherwise not have known about this precious local resource.”

Police say no fraud occurred during Westborough Town Meeting

October 19th, 2017

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning regarding an investigation alleging voter fraud that occurred at the fall Town Meeting held Monday, Oct. 16. After speaking with all parties involved, and after receiving information from a representative of the Secretary of State’s office, it has been determined that no criminal act […]

Thank you Captain Houston!

October 18th, 2017

Thank you Captain Jay Houston for 40 years of dedicated service to the Northborough Fire Department. Enjoy your well-deserved retirement.

Breast cancer survivor commits to find the cause

October 18th, 2017

Southborough – Two-time breast cancer survivor Dru Lindgren of Southborough is committed to finding what causes the disease. She serves as assistant executive director of the Find the Cause Breast Cancer Foundation, formerly known as Art beCAUSE. While the name recently changed, its mission continues to fund scientific research on the environmental causes of breast cancer and educate the public on prevention.

Leominster man arrrested for alleged Southborough break-ins

October 18th, 2017

Southborough –  Police Chief Kenneth M. Paulhus released this statement today: In early September of 2017, Southborough Police Officers responded to two past Breaking and Entering calls on Flagg Road, and one on General Henry Knox Road.  After examining the events and circumstances of all three incidents, Lieutenant Sean James was able to develop a […]

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