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First responders raise money for charity at ‘Heroes Cup’

April 27th, 2017

Marlborough – Nearly 1,000 first responders from the U.S. and Canada raised money for charity during the recent Heroes Cup hockey tournament held at the New England Sports Center (NESC) in Marlborough from April 21-23.

The brainchild of Sudbury firefighter Mike Matros, the tournament and its organizers partnered with the Last Call Foundation to donate 25 percent of its fundraising to the charity. In addition to the Last Call Foundation, teams then selected individual charities to represent. Organizers donated sections of the remaining money to those charities at the end of the tournament.

Candidates for Southborough Board of Selectmen

April 27th, 2017

Southborough – Six candidates will be on the ballot for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the Tuesday, May 9, Annual Town Election. The Community Advocate has invited the candidates to share a bit about their backgrounds and why they are running for this position. Here are the responses from two of the […]

Candidates for Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen

April 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Five candidates will be on the ballot for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the Tuesday, May 2, Annual Town Election. The Community Advocate has invited the candidates to share a bit about their backgrounds and why they are running for selectmen. Here, in their own words, are the answers from […]

Fuller RV: Boylston company supplies recreational vehicles for vacations

April 27th, 2017

“In motor homes, the ones you drive, we start at 22 feet and go all the way up to 42-ft. luxury units,” said Sheri Fuller, who has operated Fuller RV with her husband, Bobby, for 33 years. Their son, Matt, is the company’s mechanic.

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

April 27th, 2017

“It’s fantastic. Inventory is very low, and it’s an appreciating market. Most of the homes I’ve listed since January have sold at or above asking price, and are not staying on the market more than five days,” said Michelle Gillespie, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices who specializes in residential sales in her hometown of Northborough and other Metrowest towns.

‘Hometown Cooking’ at Whitney Place

April 27th, 2017

Northborough – Northborough native Joanna Graham hosts the cable access television show “My Hometown Cooking,” a half-hour show filmed at Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Northborough. Residents create the live audience.

Shrewsbury High School Seniors get a dose of reality at budget fair

April 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) seniors received a dose of reality recently when representatives from Central One Federal Credit Union (C1FCU), Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU) and Ameriprise Financial collaborated in sponsoring the event designed to instruct students on creating budgets as well as coping with the curveballs that life can throw their way.

‘Dress for Drew’ to honor legacy of Shrewsbury preschooler

April 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Andrew “Drew” Stevens, a preschooler at Parker Road Preschool in Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep in April 2012. Although he had had some health issues, his passing was nonetheless unexpected.

Advanced Skincare Solutions

April 26th, 2017

“Advanced Skincare Solutions is a private studio offering specialized facial services to clients with skin sensitivities, acne, rosacea, pigmentation and aging,” said Tina Malooly McCaffrey, a licensed skincare therapist and laser technician, who opened in Northborough in March. She has been in the skincare business for 30 years.

Northborough Town Meeting approves moratorium on recreational marijuana

April 26th, 2017

Northborough –Northborough’s Annual Town Meeting, held April 24 at Algonquin Regional High School, passed two zoning bylaws pertaining to recreational marijuana and duplex development respectively.

Article 52, which was relevant to a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana sales in Northborough, passed with little discussion. Planning Board member Michelle Gillespie gave a presentation in support of this bylaw.

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