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IC Parish to present benefit concert for three causes

April 25th, 2016

Irish tenor Dr. Ronan Tynan


Marlborough – Tickets are selling quickly for a concert featuring Irish tenor Ronan Tynan to be presented Friday, May 20, 7 p.m., at Immaculate Conception (IC) Church, 11 Prospect St. in downtown Marlborough. Proceeds will benefit three causes: the IC Parish Society of St. Vincent de Paul, IC School Technology Fund and World Youth Day 2016.

Upcoming events at the Westborough Senior Center

April 25th, 2016

Westborough Senior Center


Westborough – The Westborough Senior Center Supporters (WSCS) has announced a schedule of upcoming events for 2016 to be held at the Senior Center, 4 Rogers Road.

On Thursday, May 12, from 1 to 3 p.m., they will hold a spring tea. Patricia Perry will present “First Ladies – Part 2” and there will be door prizes and favors. The cost is $5 and reservations must be made by Monday, May 9.

Marlborough councilor Michael Ossing vying for state rep seat

April 25th, 2016

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Marlborough – Marlborough City Councilor Michael Ossing is challenging incumbent Danielle Gregoire for the Democratic nomination for the 4th Middlesex District state representative seat. He is currently serving his ninth term as a councilor-at-large and Finance Committee chair since 2005.

Rutan running for re-election for Northborough selectmen

April 25th, 2016

Leslie Rutan


Northborough – Leslie Rutan is running for re-election to the Northborough Board of Selectmen in the Town Election which will be held Monday, May 9. Rutan is the only candidate running for this position.

Ten cents or ten dollars, customer choice

April 22nd, 2016

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Shrewsbury –  Julia (left) and Anne, both age 7, work at their lemonade stand. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Oldest Girl Scout in Worcester honored by Shrewsbury troops

April 22nd, 2016

Janice Reidy with Shrewsbury Girl Scouts. (Photo/submitted)

Region – On March 21, Notre Dame Health Care in Worcester celebrated resident Janice (Paschel) Reidy’s 105th birthday. The City of Worcester presented her with the key to the city, where she resided with her late husband Philip Reidy. They both served in World War II and were stationed at an Army Base in Long […]

Lebeaux and Miller to run for re-election

April 21st, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Selectmen John Lebeaux and Moira E. Miller have both announced that they are seeking re-election to the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen in the town election which will be held Tuesday, May 3. No other residents took out papers for the two seats that are open on the board in this year’s race.

Here, in their own words, Lebeaux and Miller tell why they are running:

A man with many hats

April 20th, 2016

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Northborough –Mark Leahy has announced that he is retiring next month as Northborough’s Police Chief to become the executive director of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association.

He will be taking over for the association’s current executive director A. Wayne Sampson, who is the former Shrewsbury Police Chief.

‘Art in Bloom’ featured at the Southborough Public Library

April 15th, 2016

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Southborough – Twenty-five creative floral arrangements — each interpreting a unique, original piece of art — were displayed at the Southborough Public Library April 7- 9. For the second time, the Southborough Gardeners collaborated with Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students to present “Art in Bloom.” They previously worked together in 2013.

Addeo recalls WWII adventures

April 14th, 2016

Ann and Rocco Addeo

Marlborough-World War II veteran Rocco Addeo joined the U.S. Navy when he was just 17 years old.

“I joined to help my three brothers win World War II,” he said. ‘John volunteered into the field artillery and Anthony and Blaise were in the Air Force.”

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