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Public hearing set for city housing plan

January 20th, 2017

Marlborough-A temporary cessation of new proposals for housing developments in the city for a six-month period was approved by the City Council at its Jan. 9 meeting.

Westborough High junior wins Lions Club speech contest

January 20th, 2017


Westborough – Westborough High School junior Miriam Levesque won the Westborough Lions Club Youth Speech Contest in November. This annual statewide contest is designed for students in grades 9 through 12. The contestants must give and memorize a five- to eight-minute speech on a topic chosen annually by the Multiple District 33 Lions. This year’s […]

Selectmen offer support for funding of Nourse Cemetery development

January 19th, 2017

Westborough – John Walden, manager of Westborough Department of Public Works (DPW), discussed the need to move ahead with the Nourse Cemetery development at the Jan. 10 Board of Selectmen’s meeting.

Hogans receive Community Service Award

January 19th, 2017


Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services recently announced that Matt and Laurie Hogan have been selected to receive the prestigious Harry S. Cutting Jr. Award for their significant contributions to the town.

Assabet Chamber’s Coffee Connection to be held in Stow Jan. 27

January 18th, 2017

Region – The Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce announced that January’s Coffee Connection (an early-riser networking opportunity) will be held Friday, Jan. 27, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Located at Star Custom Framers, 117 Great Road, Stow, the event is sponsored by both Star Custom Framers and Emma’s Café. The program includes round-the-room introductions at […]

Westborough seeking proposals for Spurr House

January 18th, 2017

The Spurr House. File photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – The town of Westborough is seeking proposals to sell the town-owned property located at 7 Parkman St., containing 22,650 square feet, more or less, currently identified as the Spurr House. Sealed proposals shall be received by the Town Manager, Town Hall, 34 W. Main St., Westborough, MA 01581 until Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 […]

Marlborough Girl Scouts to host houseware and linen collection

January 15th, 2017

Marlborough – On Monday, Jan. 16, the Marlborough Girl Scouts will partner with Fresh Start Furniture Bank of Hudson (formerly Touchstone Furniture Depot of Marlborough) for a Day of Service. One of the missions of Girl Scouts is to “Take action and make the world a better place.” The Girl Scouts are organizing a houseware […]

St. Mary School participates in book drive for Worcester school

January 15th, 2017

Students from St. Mary and Columbus Park schools with books collected for students. Photo/submitted

Shrewsbury – Saint Mary School in Shrewsbury recently welcomed a visit from seven AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students, Principal Dr. Siobhan Dennis (Saint Mary School Class of 1991), and teacher Lisa Carignan from Columbus Park School in Worcester. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in […]

Super Book Sale at Northborough Library

January 14th, 2017

Northborough – A Super Book Sale will occur at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Friday, Feb. 3, from 12-5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 4, from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. The sale will feature books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs for adults and teens. Books for sale will include fiction and non-fiction in both softcover and […]

Holocaust author to speak at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

January 14th, 2017


Westborough – Irit Schaffer, author of “Good Blood: A Journey of Healing,” will speak at Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 45 Oak St., Westborough, Sunday, Jan. 29, from 9 – 11 a.m. In her book, Schaffer shares pain and joy, and fear and forgiveness in her deeply personal family memoir of four generations. When Schaffer was a […]

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