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Region – Memorial Day is just a few weeks away – this year it will be Monday, May 27. We would like to acknowledge and thank all of the brave men and women from our region who have served our nation so valiantly and courageously through the years.
If you or one of your loved ones have served in the military, we invite you to please send us a picture and a short description of where you or they served. We will then print those pictures on our website and in our paper.
Westborough – Colonel Brent E. French has been named as the Grand Marshal for Westborough’s Memorial Day commemoration this year.
French serves as the individual mobilization augmentee (IMA) to the director of training within the office of the assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs. In this capacity he advises the deputy assistant secretary of defense on training matters related to the seven members of the reserve component.
Region – Fred P. Lucy II and James David Quinn were the two candidates in a field of five to win the two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the Hudson Annual Town Election April 30.
Lucy, who entered the race as an incumbent, received 1,397 votes. This will be Quinn’s first stint on the board. He received 1,261 votes. Charles McGourty, who was also an incumbent, came in third with 1,023 votes. Phillip “Paddy P. Dolan had 1,0121 votes and Susan Dunnell had 768.
Marlborough – A public hearing to address a moratorium on establishing a local marijuana treatment center in the city brought forth no comments from residents at the April 22 City Council meeting.
Last month councilors approved a temporary moratorium pending development and clarification of the legal issues concerning medical marijuana use before pursuing local regulations and policy.
Advertising in Westborough is about to enter the 21st century.
That’s because during its April 23 meeting, the Westborough Board of Selectmen authorized the town to strike a deal with Clear Channel Communications to digitalize five existing billboards in town.
Shrewsbury – After a lengthy, spirited discussion during their April 23 meeting, the members of the Board of Selectmen backed away from approving a request to ask the voters for a Proposition 2-1/2 override this spring.
During the meeting, the board reviewed the latest figures for the fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget and noted that overall, the news was good. Projected revenue had increased from Town Manager Daniel Morgado’s first estimate of $109.36 million to $111.31 million. The budget for the town’s schools came in at $51.38 million, still $1.1 million more than Morgado’s recommendation.
Hudson – Five candidates will be on the ballot for two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the Tuesday, April 30, Annual Town Election. Here, in their own words, are the candidates’ bios and their thoughts on four questions.
Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan R. Gordon has released a press statement regarding an arrest made this morning after a car struck a tractor trailer: On 4/25/13, at approximately 8:30 AM, the Westborough Police Dept. responded to the intersection of W. Main St and Nourse St. The initial call was for an erratic operator [...]
Marlborough – Throughout his life, Marlborough resident John Noble has been many things – a World War II hero, successful businessman, devoted husband and father and a dedicated volunteer in the city he loves. He has also served nearly four decades as chair of the Marlborough Savings Bank Board of Directors.
Marlborough – Two members of the Marlborough Police Department, Detective Robert Bonina and Officer Kenneth McKenzie, were honored by Mayor Arthur Vigeant and the City Council at the council’s April 22 meeting for their help in the aftermath at the scene of the recent Boston Marathon bombings.
Following a moment of silence, Vigeant commended members of all police departments and the FBI for their efforts.