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Two arraigned after firearms and explosives discovered in motor vehicle

June 28th, 2016

Marlborough – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan released this statement this afternoon:

Andrew Josefek, 40, of Framingham, and Kelly Walker, 34, of Framingham, were arraigned today in Marlborough District Court in connection an alleged attempted robbery and the discovery of explosives and firearms allegedly found inside a motor vehicle belonging to Josefek.

Unhappy neighbors take issue with proposed 40B Prentice Place

June 27th, 2016

Grafton – A filled meeting room met the Grafton Board of Selectmen at their June 21 meeting, generated by the board’s continued discussion about the proposed 40B development called Prentice Place LLC. The proponent and developer, Sotir Papalilo, had originally scheduled the hearing to get a letter of support from the selectmen.

Baker helps celebrate GE Healthcare Life Sciences grand opening in Marlborough

June 26th, 2016

Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant, Kieran Murphy, president and CEO of GE Healthcare Life Sciences, and Gov. Charlie Baker

Marlborough – “It’s a great day for Marlborough,” Mayor Arthur Vigeant said as he greeted Gov. Charlie Baker and other state and local officials June 23 to celebrate the official opening of GE Healthcare Life Sciences headquarters located at 100 Results Way, the site of the former Hewlett Packard (HP).

In 2012 Marlborough was left reeling when Fidelity Investments left the city, just as Hewlett Packard had done a few years prior. But now things are definitely on the upswing as the 210,000 square-foot new GE Healthcare joins Quest Diagnostics on the former HP complex, which is now known as Marlborough Hills.

Woman arrested at Marlborough massage business

June 24th, 2016

Marlborough – Police Chief Mark Leonard released this statement this morning: Beginning in June 2016, the Marlborough Police Department began an investigation involving possible illegal sexual activities at the Relaxation Massage business located at 167 East Main Street Marlborough.   Several complaints and anonymous tips were received by the department and as a result of this […]

Selectmen sign lease for US Wireless facility in Grafton

June 24th, 2016

Grafton – At its June 21 meeting, the Grafton Board of Selectmen unanimously signed the lease with US Wireless that had been approved by voters at Town Meeting.

The lease is for a 10,000-square-foot lot at 104 Creeper Hill Road for construction of a facility. The lease is expected to realize almost $900,000 over 20 years.

Northborough Police seek alleged assailant

June 24th, 2016

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Northborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement this morning: The following subject is wanted for an indecent assault & battery that occurred on Lyman Street in the area of Talbot Road on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at approximately 10:26 AM.  The subject was reported to be wearing khaki shorts with a black t-shirt. […]

June 24 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9

June 24th, 2016

The Community Advocate's Publisher David Bagdon
Photo/Michael Marcy, Charter Ch. 3

Region – The Community Advocate is now partnering with Charter TV3 in Worcester to produce a new cable feature – “Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9.” Every week, the 90-second spot will feature either Publisher David Bagdon or Managing Editor Bonnie Adams profiling three of the newspaper’s top stories.  The […]

Smoking cause of fatal fire in Hudson

June 23rd, 2016

Hudson – State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan, Hudson Fire Chief John Blood and Hudson Police Chief Michael Burkes announced the cause of today’s fatal fire at 15 Baben Road in Hudson was smoking. The fire took the life of 76-year old Carol Gionet. At 10:30 this morning, a […]

Northborough Police Department offer warning after jogger assaulted

June 23rd, 2016

Northborough – The Northborough Police Department released this statement this afternoon: At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning a young female jogger was assaulted on Lyman Street near Talbot Road. As the jogger approached the railroad bridge she saw a male subject standing at the railing. Shortly after she passed him she realized that he was […]

Council approves money transfers

June 21st, 2016

Marlborough – Nearly $10 million in grants, transfers and related actions were approved by the City Council at its June 20 meeting. Included was $1 million to the Stabilization Fund to “ensure the city’s fiscal stability,” said Mayor Arthur Vigeant in his communication to councilors.

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