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Author of ‘Still Alice’ to appear at educational forum

May 25th, 2016

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Region – Lisa Genova, Ph.D., author of New York Times Bestselling book “Still Alice,” is appearing at Mechanics Hall at the Notre Dame Health Care Annual Educational Forum Thursday, June 9, at 4:30 p.m. “Still Alice” is the fictional account of Dr. Alice Howland’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease and was the basis for the Oscar award-winning film.

Northborough Lions Club 38th annual Golf Tournament

May 25th, 2016

Northborough – Get your foursome together and join the Northborough Lions Club for their 38th annual Golf Tournament at Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough Monday, June 6. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun format – four-person scramble or team bramble. Cost is $140 per golfer and includes carts, greens fees, continental breakfast, cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, reception and dinner as well as team and individual prizes. There will also be raffle prizes, a 50/50 raffle, hole in one prize, and a putting contest for a chance to win $10,000.

Preserving the past for the future

May 25th, 2016

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Southborough – When a prospective buyer said he had plans to purchase the historic Burnett/Garfield stone mansion at 84 Main St. and slate it for possible demolition in July 2014, four local teens – Bridget Brady, Jen Fox, Maggie Shoemaker and Kayleigh Travin- decided they were not okay with that idea.

Councilors to review Apex Center site plan

May 25th, 2016

Marlborough – In accordance with the city’s new Hospitality and Recreation Mixed Use Overlay District Ordinance, Walker Realty LLC submitted a site plan review application for the Apex Center, a large commercial project planned for Route 20, west of Glen Street, to the City Council at the May 23 meeting. It was referred to the Urban Affairs Committee for study and recommendation.

Easement plan proposed for Atrium Place Project

May 25th, 2016

Marlborough – A maintenance, access and parking easement plan for the Atrium Place project at 21-29 S. Bolton St., on behalf of Bolton Granger Realty Trust, Trustee George Voyiatzis, was presented to the City Council at the May 23 meeting. The request was made by Brian R. Falk, an attorney with Mirick O’Connell, the firm representing Voyiatzis. The Department of Public Works (DPW) has reviewed and approved the plan, according to Falk’s communication to the council.

Mayor proposes Marlborough Economic Development Corporation funding

May 25th, 2016

Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant asked the City Council to approve a transfer of $647,580 to fully fund the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) for FY2017 at the May 23 council meeting. He included an additional $75,000 to finance the Walker Building feasibility study, which has been approved by councilors.

Top Mass. gymnast makes time for other pursuits

May 25th, 2016


Marlborough – For as long as Marlborough resident Jacqueline McKinnon can remember, she has always wanted to go to the Olympics. She started gymnastics at age 3 and has recently been ranked number one in the state for her age group and will be going to the Xcel Regional Championship in late May. Other gymnasts from New England and New York will also be competing.

Former Marine earns graduate degree with honors from Clark University

May 25th, 2016

Dave and Julianne Thompson at a U.S. Marine Corps Ball. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury’s Dave Thompson wears many hats: active-duty marine, father and husband, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) webmaster, and – thanks to the GI Bill – scholar.

Assabet Valley Chamber hosts networking event

May 24th, 2016

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Stow – Jonathan Esteves (r ), the young proprietor of his own lawn business, poses for a photo with Dave Rykbost of Dave’s Landscape Management Company. The two were enjoying a morning of networking at the May 20 Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee Connections held at Star Custom Framers in Stow.  Approximately 66 chamber […]

A special rescue in Westborough

May 23rd, 2016

Westborough Animal Control Officer John Keefe holds the rescued mallard.

Westborough – After hearing a noise inside the chimney in her Westborough home today, Susan Flynn knew that something was trapped in there. “We didn’t know what it was until my daughter Kate had an idea to take a video inside the chimney,” Flynn said. “Well, as it turned out, it was a Mallard, an […]

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