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Shrewsbury selectmen act on proposal from Prime Wellness Center

November 30th, 2015

Shrewsbury – In August 2014, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen was approached by John Glowik, president of Prime Wellness Centers, who was seeking support for a proposed 41,000 square foot medical marijuana growing facility to be located at 28 Bowditch Drive.

Shop Westborough Initiative encourages collaboration between big and small businesses

November 27th, 2015

Westborough's downtown will be alive with shopping opportunities and family-fun events Nov. 28 and 29.

Westborough – The Westborough Economic Development Committee (EDC) has been working proactively to help support the local business community. From large corporations to small business owners, the EDC seeks to provide programs that help businesses grow and thrive. The Shop Westborough Initiative is a new program that will kick off this holiday season the weekend […]

Tax bills rise along with home values in Northborough

November 25th, 2015

Northborough—Rising home values will help boost the average residential tax bills by $365 this year, one of the larger increases of the past decade as the town’s rate of commercial growth slows and taxpayers make the first payments on the Lincoln Street School project.

Grafton selectmen will not oppose medical marijuana dispensary

November 20th, 2015

Grafton – The Grafton Board of Selectmen held a public hearing Nov. 17 regarding a request for a letter of non-opposition for Milford Medicinals, a company seeking to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 206 Worcester St., (Route 122). The company currently operates a registered marijuana dispensary in Milford, Mass.

‘Bundle up the Blackstone Valley’ coat drive to be held in region

November 19th, 2015

Region – State Representative David K. Muradian Jr., R-Grafton, invites all to participate in “Bundle up the Blackstone Valley,” a coat drive to benefit families and children in need within the Blackstone Valley.

Shrewsbury woman seeks CPA funds to help with White Cliffs purchase

November 19th, 2015

White Cliffs
Photo/Bonnie Adams

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough – For the last year, residents and other admirers of White Cliffs, the historic property at 167 Main St., have been hopeful that someone would come forth and buy the property, saving it from possible demolition. A Shrewsbury woman, Melissa Pride-Fahs, has announced her intention to do just that. […]

Restaurant owner has plans for downtown Marlborough apartments

November 18th, 2015

Marlborough – Plans for 40 new downtown apartments were presented to the City Council at the Nov. 16 meeting by George Voyiatzis, owner of Fish Restaurant and Wine Bar. He is proposing a mixed-use project, an addition of four floors to the existing commercial property on the 21-29 South Bolton St. site.

“I understand that this is the first mixed-use project submitted under the new zoning provisions for the Marlborough Village District, and Mr. Voyiatzis is eager to get started on this exciting, transformative project in downtown Marlborough,” said Attorney Arthur Bergeron of Mirick O’Connell Attorneys at Law in a communication to councilors.

Dicenzo Boulevard approved as public way

November 18th, 2015

Marlborough – The City Council approved a request to accept Dicenzo Boulevard as a public way with various easements at its Nov. 16 meeting. Ward 7 City Councilor Donald Landers reported that the city’s Planning Board had voted in agreement with the proposal and urged its approval.

The Indian Development Corporation, also known as Fafard Real Estate, has completed work in the area on various sheds, fences and other items associated with a pedestrian access easement and 20-acre parcel that connects with Callahan State Park.

Shrewsbury Police report pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run

November 12th, 2015

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this evening: On November 12th at 1:07 PM Shrewsbury Police responded to 103 Harrington Ave in Shrewsbury for a report of a pedestrian that had been hit by a motor vehicle at this location. Shrewsbury Police, Shrewsbury Fire Department and Worcester EMS responded to the scene. […]

Public invited to attend Westborough State Hospital Reuse Committee meetings

November 12th, 2015

One of the buildings located on the former Westborough State Hospital property 
(Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough – In July 2014, the Town purchased the former Westborough State Hospital property from the commonwealth of Massachusetts. This beautiful property totals approximately 95 acres with waterfront access and scenic views. A State Hospital Reuse Committee was formed by the Board of Selectmen to study the property’s resources and to develop recommendations for its future use. The committee is composed of representatives of town Boards and commissions, the Town Manager, Town Planner and local residents.

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