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Beating the heat

July 26th, 2016

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Northborough – Kids of all ages flocked to the Splash Pad at Assabet Park July 25 to enjoy a reprieve from the hot and humid weather. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

Library renovations progressing this summer

July 15th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Members of the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury recently took a tour at the Shrewsbury Public Library to view the ongoing renovations. The group will be displaying their art when the library has its grand re-opening in September. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

Worcester County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Maya to get body armor

July 15th, 2016

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Region – The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office has announced K-9 Maya, a two-year-old single purpose trailing bloodhound, will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  K-9 Maya’s vest is being sponsored by the Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. 2015 “Santa Paws and Grinch” […]

Proposals sought for Westborough State Hospital property

July 14th, 2016

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Westborough – On a hill off of Lyman Street, near Lake Chauncy and neighboring Northborough, the former Westborough State Hospital property sits silent, a vestige of the past. The property’s 64 buildings, some of which were built when the hospital opened in 1886, are all now empty and boarded up. Vandals have left their mark since the hospital closed, on the insides as well as the outsides of the buildings.

Southborough seniors celebrate summer

July 13th, 2016

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Southborough – Residents continued the spirit of celebration and patriotism at the annual summer BBQ held at the senior center July 13. Photos/Jane Keller Gordon

A welcome treat on a hot day

July 13th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Eric Smith (far left) and Derek Bellerive from McCarthy’s Landscaping  enjoy some lemonade courtesy of (l to r) Sophia Howard, Katie, and Sara Howard. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Shrewsbury graduate will attempt to climb 67 mountains in one week to honor grandfather

July 12th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – This summer, John Thompson, 24, of Shrewsbury, will attempt to climb all 67 of the mountains in New England that are more than 4,000 feet high. This may seem ambitious, but consider that Thompson intends to do this in one week and it becomes seemingly impossible. In fact, if he succeeds he will set a record for the fastest ascent of the NE67, which are known colloquially as the “4kers.”

A tribute to fallen Dallas officers

July 12th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – On an overcast day, the flag in front of the Richard D. Carney Municipal Office Building is at half-mast to honor the police officers killed in the attack in Dallas, Texas last week. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Attention shoppers!

June 30th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – The parking lot at the Christmas Tree Shop plaza is undergoing a major renovation on the Route 20 side to include more spaces.

Marlborough Savings Bank celebrates opening of new Hudson branch

June 27th, 2016

(l to r) State Rep. Kate Hogan, Rick Bennett, Marlborough Savings Bank president and CEO, Donna Driscoll, branch manager, State Sen. Jamie Eldridge, Chuck Randall, Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce and Hudson Selectman John Parent 
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Hudson – With a new branch located at 186 Main St., Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) has joined the revitalization of Hudson’s downtown business community.

Town leaders and other members of the local business community joined bank officials June 24 for the grand opening of the new branch.

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