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Doucette, Yurkus to compete for Ward 2 seat

October 13th, 2017

Marlborough – Incumbent David Doucette and three-term Councilor-at-large Richard Yurkus will compete for the Ward 2 Council seat in the Nov. 7 biennial municipal election. They defeated former Councilor Richard Jenkins and James Jumonville in the Oct. 10 primary election. Doucette won the Ward 2 seat in 2015, defeating four-term City Councilor Paul Ferro.

A White Cliff hanger

October 12th, 2017

Northborough – Now that the long, arduous process of purchasing White Cliffs is complete, the town’s residents are asking “What’s next?” for the historic manse.

Preservation work continues on Southborough’s historic Burnett-Garfield House

October 11th, 2017

Southborough – Since the approval of a $970,000 preservation restriction on the Burnett-Garfield House in April 2016, crews have been working on the 84 Main St. estate, preserving it to its original 19th-century splendor. Owner Jon Delli Priscoli plans to transform the main house into a boutique bed and breakfast and restore the original St. Mark’s chapel, which he hopes to use for weddings and other services in the future.

Southborough outshines wet, hot Heritage Day

October 11th, 2017

Southborough – Despite unseasonable humidity and intermittent rain showers Oct. 9, the center of Southborough bustled with activities for the 44th annual Heritage Day Celebration organized by Southborough Recreation.

TM will vote on field lights, new cemetery, and school articles

October 11th, 2017

Westborough – Voters will decide the fate of 36 articles, including a controversial request to have field lights installed at the Westborough High School (WHS), at the annual Fall Town Meeting (TM). The meeting will be held starting at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at WHS, 90 W. Main St.

Westborough Girl Scout builds park benches to earn silver award

October 11th, 2017

Westborough – Ryann Smith, 14, a freshman at Westborough High School, is working hard to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award. On Sept. 9, she installed two benches, which she assembled, at the Haskell Street Park playground, off of Lyman Street, in Westborough.

Central One sponsors Mary Beth Benison Foundation 5K Road Race and Kids Fun Run

October 11th, 2017

Sunday, Oct. 15, at the DCR Quinsigamond State Park, Worcester Shrewsbury –   When Mary Beth Benison, a resident of Northborough, passed away two years  ago at age 53, her obituary noted that “her 16-year battle with at least four diseases, including a brain tumor, breast cancer, Mesothelioma, and finally Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly referred to […]

‘Let Your Spirit Serve’ kicks off Spirit of Shrewsbury weekend

October 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury – For the fourth consecutive year, State Representative Hannah Kane, R-Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury Selectman Beth Casavant have co-chaired a fundraiser showcasing the community’s “generous spirit of giving” to kick-off the Spirit of Shrewsbury fall festival. This year’s event, “Let Your Spirit Serve,” will benefit Veterans Inc.

Businesses and officials prepare for Lakeway Commons Grand Opening Oct. 21

October 10th, 2017

Spag’s memorial plaque to also be unveiled  Shrewsbury – Grossman Development Group (GDG) and UniBank are inviting the public to attend the Lakeway Commons Grand Opening Saturday, Oct. 21 from 3:30 – 8 p.m. The special event will be held at the newly redeveloped plaza located at the site of the former Spag’s store at […]

Kentucky based band to headline church concert

October 10th, 2017

Northborough –Zack Shelton and the Kentucky based band 64 to Grayson will make you want to stomp your boots at their concert sponsored by Northboro Church of Christ. The event will be held on Friday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at 456 West Main St., Northborough and is open to the public.

Shelton and band members Craig Cunningham and Tiffany Baker started the band in their junior year of college and have been touring as 64 to Grayson full time since graduation in May 2013. The band’s name is associated to the route to college – interstate 64 to Grayson, Kentucky.

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