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Northborough – The Board of Selectmen approved $70,000 in deficit spending to cover the costs of snow and ice removal required after the Feb. 8-9 blizzard at its Feb. 11 meeting. The post-storm cleanup cost the town approximately $72,000 in total, officials said.
Northborough – The generation of baby boomers is reinventing concepts of work, and creating new definitions of “senior” and “retirement.” Local boomers over age 50 met Jan. 29 at the Northborough Senior Center for the first of a three-part series of workshops titled “Baby Boomers Shifting Gears.”
Boston – Governor Deval Patrick officially swore in John W. Polanowicz as Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (HHS) in a ceremony held at the State House on Jan. 22. Patrick’s office released this statement regarding the appointment of Polanowicz, who is a resident of Northborough: “John is an incredible [...]
Northborough – At the Board of Selectmen’s Nov. 19, 2012, meeting, the board and Police Chief Mark Leahy advised the owner of the Motel 6 that measures needed to be taken to improve security at the motel. A number of improvements are now in place, Jayesh Patel told the board at its Jan. 14 meeting, including the addition of 16 security cameras on the premises.
Northborough – The Friends of the Northborough Senior Center will be holding its ninth annual “Chocolate Spectacular” this year but with a twist. This year, with the addition of tasty appetizers, the event will be a “savory and sweet experience,” organizers said. The event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 3 to 5 [...]
Northborough – Three local Girl Scout scouts are hoping to help children in need start the New Year off right. Ruth Ricciuti, Gabriella Thompson, and Isabella Masciarelli, all members of Troop 30484, will be collecting new school supplies, as well as gently used books, as part of their Silver Award Project. The girls have set [...]
Northborough – After over five decades, an iconic local family-owned business, Brown’s TV & Appliances, will be shutting its doors at the end of January. For father Frank Jr. and sons Frank III and David, the decision to do so was difficult, but one they felt was best for their family.
Northborough – The Northborough Police Department issued this statement this afternoon: The Northborough Police Department reminds you of winter season issues, addressed in the “Town of Northborough Municipal Code”: Chapter 2-44-100, titled “Snow and ice removal from sidewalks”, states: “The owner or person having care of any property abutting on any sidewalk shall, within six [...]
Northborough – Danielle Fucci, a junior at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, has never smoked a cigarette, and she never will. Fucci made this promise to herself as she watched three loved ones succumb to lung cancer over the past few years. She lost another dear family friend to cancer just one week before this year’s Great American Smokeout, motivating her to take ownership of that event at her school.
Northborough – The town of Northborough has won the Distinguished Budget Award for its fiscal year 2013 budget. This is the third consecutive year the town has won the award from the Government Finance Officers of the United States and Canada.