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700 age-restricted units planned for former State Hospital property

September 19th, 2017

Westborough – Reid Blute, vice president of Pulte Homes in Westborough, appeared before the Board of Selectmen at their Sept. 12 meeting to gain their approval for Pulte’s conceptual plan for redevelopment of the Westborough State Hospital property. A total of 700 units, all age-restricted (at least one person 55 or over; no one under the age of 18) is being planned.

Pulte is set to move from the due diligence to the permitting stage. The next step is to go before the Planning Board for special permits before coming back to the selectmen for site plan review. The board unanimously approved the conceptual plan.

Westborough ophthalmologist offers aesthetic procedures and complete eye care

September 18th, 2017

Westborough – As a board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Jean Keamy oversees a wide variety of procedures at her namesake practice, Keamy Eye & Laser Centre, in Westborough.

Southborough Cultural Arts Council to host meeting Sept. 19

September 18th, 2017

Southborough – The Southborough Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) must have five members in order to receive funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Several longtime members have terms that expire at the end of this year. Whether you’re an artist, a fan of art, a singer, or a fan of singers, this will be a rewarding […]

Over 300 participate in 24th annual Applefest 5k Race/Walk & Kids Adventure Race

September 18th, 2017

Northborough – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 24th Annual Applefest 5k/Race Walk Sept. 16 during the town of Northborough’s annual Applefest weekend.  There were 360 runners/walkers that crossed the finish line along in front of Marion E. Zeh School along with over 30 children who participated in the Kids Adventure Race […]

New and traditional events highlight weekend of fun as Northborough celebrates Applefest 2017

September 18th, 2017

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – The town of Northborough’s residents as well as guests from near and far  attended a number of events Sept. 14-17 during the town’s annual Applefest celebration. The events on Sept. 14 were geared to youngsters as the Girl Scouts hosted their annual family dinner. Later that evening a […]

Talented multi-sport athlete excited for senior year at Shrewsbury High

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – There may be no other area high school athlete more anxious for the commencement of his senior year than Shrewsbury High School’s (SHS) Chris Campbell.

Westborough girls’ soccer starts off season on the right foot

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury/Westborough – With a talent-laden roster that features 11 seniors and a cast of younger players set to augment the battle-tested veterans, there may be no time like the present for the Westborough High School (WHS) girls’ varsity soccer team to make a statement to area competition in 2017.

Feeding the hungry and nourishing souls at St. Mary’s and St. Philip’s     

September 14th, 2017

Grafton – Running a church ministry that feeds hundreds of hungry people each month takes a great deal of time, energy and hard work. But a successful ministry requires a few other elements as well. It needs the love, compassion and joy of its leaders and its participants.

Westborough Board reviews warrant articles for fall Town Meeting

September 14th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough’s fall Town Meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at Westborough High School, 90 W. Main St. Any registered Westborough voter is eligible to vote at Town Meeting.

Town Manager Jim Malloy gave an overview of the 35 articles that are listed on the Town Meeting Warrant as of the Sept. 12 Board of Selectmen meeting.

Westborough Board establishes search committee for new police chief

September 14th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon has recently given written notice that he intends to retire Jan. 31, 2018. According to the Town Charter, the Board of Selectmen is required to establish a Search Committee to fill this position.

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