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Ghoulish fun in Grafton

October 26th, 2016


Grafton – Two “patrons” post in their wedding finery outside the Grafton Public Library. Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union supports innovation in Shrewsbury schools

October 26th, 2016

Shrewsbury Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer (left) and Jim DuPont, CEO of Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (right), with Paton School fourth-graders. Photos/Melanie Petrucci

Shrewsbury – Jim DuPont, CEO of Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU), paid a visit to Mary Beth Leifer’s fourth-grade classroom at the Walter J. Paton Elementary School Oct. 18.

Community Business Leaders – Oct. 28, 2016

October 26th, 2016


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Luce Brothers Floor Covering: Floors you love, service you expect

October 26th, 2016

(l to r) Dave, Steve and Keith Luce (Ken is missing from photo). Photo/Jane Keller Gordon

Marlborough – It’s definitely a family affair at Luce Brothers Floor Covering, located in the Twin Bro Plaza on Route 20, near the Marlborough-Northborough line. Four good-natured brothers—Keith, Steve, Dave and Ken—have followed in the footsteps of their late father Earle, who ran a flooring business out of a van.

Victims of abuse remembered in Shrewsbury

October 25th, 2016


By Jerry Callaghan, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Thirteen times a small bell broke the night’s silence .  Thirteen times a candle was lit.  Each had it’s own sad story.  Each represented a life lost in Massachusetts to domestic violence. So far, in 2016, 11 women and 2 men have been murdered in the state by […]

Worcester County Clothesline Project displayed in Shrewsbury

October 25th, 2016


Shrewsbury – The Worcester County Clothesline Project came to the Shrewsbury Town Common Oct. 15. The Clothesline Project was started in 1992 and since 2000 has been part of Pathways for Change. Its mission is to make the issues of sexual violence more widely known and to allow the victims of this violence to start […]

Corgis celebrate Halloween in style

October 25th, 2016


By Bonnie Adams Managing Editor Southborough – What’s more fun than a bunch of Corgis? That would be a bunch of Corgis dressed in Halloween costumes! On a beautiful, crisp Oct. 23 afternoon, over 70 dogs and their family members, who are members of the Central Mass. Corgi Club, attended the second annual Corgi Spookfest […]

MassDOT officials explain new all-electronic tolling system

October 24th, 2016


Shrewsbury/Westborough – Commuters west of Boston who wish to travel to the city will continue to pay tolls if they wish to use the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). But a major project that will dismantle the toll plazas and instead collect tolls via All Electronic Tolling (AET) should eventually make the process less painful.

Anti-Trump rally highlights political divide in Hudson

October 24th, 2016

Anti-Trump protesters cross Main Street during the protest Oct. 22.

Hudson – Eighteen days before the presidential election, dozens of local citizens from opposite ends of the political spectrum turned Hudson’s Main Street into the site of a tense political protest. For two hours on the morning of Oct. 22, groups of marchers supporting and opposing Republican candidate Donald Trump paced up and down the downtown sidewalks. They held signs and sometimes broke into chants.

Pumpkins return to Hudson Recreation’s 19th fall festival

October 24th, 2016


Hudson – After several years’ absence, decorated gourds returned on a cold and windy Oct. 22 when Hudson Recreation presented the 19th annual Pumpkin Fest at Morgan Bowl. New pumpkin-themed attractions were added alongside long-established activities.

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