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Water service lines to be cleared of lead

June 20th, 2017

Marlborough-A $5 million bond order to borrow funds from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) to replace all remaining water service lines that contain lead in Marlborough was referred to the Finance Committee at the City Council June 19 meeting.

Get In Shape For Women celebrates ninth anniversary at Westborough location

June 20th, 2017

Westborough – On June 8, 2008,  sisters Toni Parr and Jody Chaffee opened the doors to their fitness studio,  Get in Shape for Women (GISFW), in Westborough.  Three years later they opened another studio in Northborough. The sisters expressed gratitude to their customers, many of whom have been with them since the beginning. They are […]

St. Mary’s Credit Union donates to Marlborough Public Library Foundation

June 20th, 2017

Marlborough – St. Mary’s Credit Union recently presented the Marlborough Public Library Foundation with a $5,000 grant in support of the library’s expansion and renovation project. Pictured, from left to right: Margaret Cardello, library director; Tony Battista, St. Mary’s Credit Union vice president of marketing and Dan Verrico, vice president, Marlborough Public Library Foundation. Photo/submitted

‘The Longest Day’ to be held at Boroughs Family Branch of the YMCA Central Mass.

June 20th, 2017

Westborough – The Alzheimer’s Association annual “The Longest Day” will be commemorated Wednesday, June 21 at the Boroughs Family Branch of the YMCA Central Mass. June 21, the first day of summer, is also the longest day of the year. As such, the association holds this event as a way to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s […]

Shrewsbury Farmers Market to start June 28

June 20th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Farmers Market will be held every Wednesday this summer, June 28-Sept. 27, from 3-6:30 p.m. The market will be held at a new location this year, in the Shrewsbury Senior Center parking lot, 98 Maple Ave. For more information visit www.shrewsburyfarmersmarket.com.  

RTN Federal Credit Union Steps it Up for Walk Home 2017

June 20th, 2017

Region – Nearly 200 walkers, volunteers and staff recently eparticipated in RTN Federal Credit Union’s seventh annual Walk Home for the Homeless. The 5K walk events took place simultaneously in three locations – Danvers Rail Trail, Dorchester Park and Waltham Common. Each walk began with an opening program featuring remarks from local officials and senior […]

Crocheters invited to charity event in Northborough

June 20th, 2017

Northborough – The Fishnet Crocheters of New England, a local chapter of the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA), will be participating in Craftworks’ “Beginning of Summer Party” Sunday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Craftworks, 243 West Main St. The Fishnet Crocheters will be demonstrating various crochet stitches and techniques, sharing some […]

UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital supports the Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest

June 20th, 2017

Marlborough – Steven Roach, president and CEO of UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital, recently presented a check for $5,000 to Fran Hurley, president and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest. This spring, the hospital held a “SEND A KID TO CAMP” campaign and employees and members of the hospital medical staff donated funds as well […]

Wine and cheese tasting to benefit Giselle Rodriguez Scholarship

June 20th, 2017

  Marlborough – A wine and cheese tasting to benefit the Giselle Rodriguez Scholarship will be held Thursday, June 29, from 5-7 p.m. at The Vin Bin, 91 Main St., Marlborough. Tickets are $10. Tickets can be purchased for $10 in advance by contacting Brenda Geary (Brenda.Geary@hologic.com) or Joyce Bourgeois (Joyce.Bourgeois@hologic.com); Josefina Rivera at the […]

‘Dada’ looks back – a Father’s Day reflection

June 17th, 2017

By Jerry Callaghan It wasn’t that long ago.  It really wasn’t.  The kids were small and I was God.  They called me Dada but that’s not how they made me feel.  They really did make me feel like God.  I was everything to them.  A hug from me could “take away all their sad”.  A […]

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