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Julio’s Liquors to celebrate 12th annual ‘GO! Whisk(e)y’ weekend

February 17th, 2017

Westborough – Julio’s Liquors is excited to once again celebrate its annual “GO! Whisk(e)y” Weekend at its 140 Turnpike Road, Westborough location.  A mecca for whiskey lovers, the conference will take place from Wednesday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 26.  For over a decade, the action packed five day event has attracted people from all […]

Selectmen review warrant articles for March Town Meeting

February 17th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough School Superintendent Amber Bock reviewed the School Department articles that will be on the March 18 Town Meeting Warrant and delivered the FY 2018 budget to the Board of Selectmen at their Feb. 14 meeting. The new budget is a 4.98-percent increase over FY 2017.

Westborough police chief reviews immigration policies with Board of Selectmen

February 17th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon reviewed his department’s policies and procedures for the enforcement of federal immigration laws at the Board of Selectmen meeting Feb. 14. Prior to the meeting, the board had been able to review the policy which outlines how the Police Department interacts with undocumented immigrants and when they will take enforcement action. This policy came from the combined effort of the chief and the town’s newly formed Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Grafton’s LeMay leads by example for girls’ basketball team

February 17th, 2017

Grafton – Her surname is readily recognized throughout the town of Grafton and has been for literally decades. There have been athletes, educators, skilled professionals and more amongst her family tree that includes grandfather, sister, uncles, parents and cousins. All have left their marks in town in many positive ways.

PACIO’s website offers non-partisan information

February 17th, 2017

Region – Some folks think New England winters can be a time for hibernation – but not for Massachusetts town political committees. Many participate in activities throughout the state all winter.  You can get involved by going to a monthly meeting, helping with a recruitment drive, attending a party, or things like: Women’s March in […]

Shrewsbury High celebrates Black History Month with new project

February 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Perspective is subjective. Recognizing this, educators at Shrewsbury High School (SHS) are utilizing this concept in a project that will bring the SHS community together to share individual views of the world.

Marlborough EMT and firefighter retires after serving 43 years

February 16th, 2017

Marlborough – Mickey Grasso began 2017 by retiring after serving 43 years as an emergency medical technician and firefighter with the Marlborough Fire Department (MFD). Now, he’s continuing his 10th year as a lead guitarist and backup vocalist with The Missy Maxfield Project, a popular Metrowest-based band.

Vietnam veterans honored in Westborough

February 15th, 2017

By K.B. Sherman, Contributing Writer Westborough – Several dozen Vietnam veterans and family members gathered at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9013, Jan. 28, 2017 for a special award ceremony. The Vietnam the 50th Massachusetts, Inc., a nonprofit organization, presented to the gathered vets, who had served in the Vietnam War 1960-1975, a special commemorative […]

Northborough officials approve license for new Econolodge owner

February 15th, 2017

Northborough – Viral Patel of KSP, Inc., new owner of the Econolodge located at 380 Southwest Cutoff, appeared before the Board of Selectmen Feb. 13. Patel and his architect, Dario Dimare of Dario Designs, Inc., addressed issues and concerns over Patel’s application for Inn Holder, Victualler and Entertainment Licenses.

Marlborough girls’ fall to Groton-Dunstable in division battle

February 15th, 2017

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Marlborough – The Marlborough High School Panthers girls basketball team fell to the visiting Groton-Dunstable Crusaders 55-40 in a game played Feb. 14. Heading into the game, Marlborough needed a win to lock up the Mid-Wachusett League Division B title, but the Crusaders clinched the title with their victory. Jill […]

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