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Grafton woman cited in Westborough bike accident

July 18th, 2017

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: The accident from July 5th involving a bicyclist on W. Main St. has been completed. The operator of the vehicle, Anwesa Sengupta, age 46 of 38 Aspen Ave. S. Grafton, has been issued a citation for negligent operation of a motor vehicle and failure […]

Washington St. Bridge to be renamed in memory of Kenneth Thibault

July 17th, 2017

Hudson – The Hudson Board of Selectmen unanimously voted July 10 to endorse the renaming of the Washington St. Bridge in memory of Kenneth Thibault, a Hudson resident who died while fighting for the United States in the Vietnam War almost 50 years ago.

Westborough Police Chief discusses restrictive driving near ice cream stand

July 17th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Al Gordon appeared before the Board of Selectmen to discuss restrictive driving and travel restrictions relevant to Warburton Lane and Jacob Amsden Road. Gordon has received numerous complaints from neighbors as they are greatly affected when Uhlman’s Ice Cream stand is in operation.

Town manager leads discussion on possible municipal change

July 17th, 2017

Westborough – Westborough Town Manager Jim Malloy presented alternative forms of government for the Board of Selectmen to consider at their July 11 meeting. This presentation meets one of Malloy’s goals from last year which was to “provide a report about alternative forms of government in Massachusetts.”

Three local libraries approved for placement on waitlist for funds

July 17th, 2017

Region – Three local libraries – Grafton, Marlborough and Westborough – have been approved to go onto a waitlist for renovation funds granted through a state program overseen by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).

Nine Massachusetts communities – Dartmouth, Hadley, Kingston, Medford, Norwell, Springfield, Sutton, Wayland and Weymouth – received grants that will allow them to proceed with construction for 2017-2018.

Representative Kane supports passage of $40.2 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2018

July 12th, 2017

Region – State Representative Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) joined with her colleagues in the House of Representatives July 7 to approve a $40.2 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2018.  The budget passed on a vote of 140-9 on July 7.

Shrewsbury Home Rule Bill advances to governor’s desk

July 12th, 2017

Region – On June 29, Representative Hannah E. Kane (R-Shrewsbury) and Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) announced that the Legislature enacted a bill to amend the residency requirement for the town manager of the town of Shrewsbury.

Hudson’s Washington St. Bridge closed

July 10th, 2017

Hudson – The MassDOT closed the Washington St. Bridge to all traffic on July 7 to allow for construction on the bridge.

Marlborough High School to welcome new assistant principal

July 9th, 2017

Marlborough – After a thorough search, Marlborough Public Schools announced the appointment of John Travers as the new assistant principal for Marlborough High School for the upcoming school year.

Mizikar sworn in as Shrewsbury Town Manager

July 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The town of Shrewsbury bid farewell to Town Manager Daniel Morgado and welcomed incoming Town Manager Kevin Mizikar in a brief ceremony held in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room in the Richard D. Carney Municipal Office Building, July 7.

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