June 26th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Just weeks after a Proposition 2-1/2 override was successfully passed, in part because of proponents’ arguments that the town’s schools are overcrowded, a developer has proposed building a new complex that could potentially add another 74-82 school children to the district.
Representatives from Capital Group Properties, based in Southborough, met with the Board of Selectmen June 24 to discuss a proposal for a 160-unit affordable housing complex that would be located at the intersection of Walnut Street and Route 9.
June 24th, 2014
Northborough – The Applefest Committee has already started planning the 2014 Applefest Celebration, which will be held throughout the town September 19-21. This will be the event’s 24th year. Nominations are now being accepted for the parade’s Grand Marshal, according to the committee’s chairperson, Michelle Gillespie.
June 24th, 2014
Northborough – The Board of Selectmen June 23 cleared the way for the town’s police department to become the latest local force equipped with tasers.
June 19th, 2014
Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon has released this statement after an early morning car accident resulted in serious injuries: On 6/19/14, at approximately 2:30 AM, the Westborough Police received reports of a single vehicle accident at 232 W. Main St. The arriving units located a 2000 Toyota Corolla with extensive damage. Inside the [...]
June 18th, 2014
Shrewsbury – May 22 was a big day for Shrewsbury resident Col. John P. Collins. In the morning he relinquished command of Europe Regional Medical Command, an organization responsible for providing medical care for military personnel and their families in Germany, Belgium and Italy. In the afternoon, he joined his wife, Col. Nancy J. Hughes, [...]
June 16th, 2014
Marlborough – City of Marlborough Commissioner of Public Works, John L. Ghiloni announced that effective Monday, June 16, all nonessential outdoor water uses are prohibited until further notice. The restrictions are a condition of the city’s state-issued Water Management Act permit from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Streamflow Triggered Restrictions therein. A [...]
June 16th, 2014
Westborough – Printed copies of street listings, zoning bylaws and the town’s zoning map will cost a little more to buy from the Town Clerk’s office.
June 15th, 2014
Marlborough – For a golfer, the ultimate achievement is when they get a “hole-in-one.” Most golfers never do so. Nicholas Jaworek, who describes himself as “not really that good,” had never made one either and never thought he would. But that all changed May 30 when he played a round at the Berlin Country Club. And he truly believes, he said, that he was able to do so that night thanks to his father, Michael, who had passed away just days before on May 24.
June 14th, 2014
Westborough – Officials hope an improved local economy and the removal of a state historical preservation restriction could help make the third time the charm as the town prepares again to try to find potential buyers for the Nathan Fisher House.
June 12th, 2014
Region – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement last evening: Westborough and Hopkinton Police arrested Marcelo Goncalve Mota, 35 – the so-called “Metrowest Serial Rapist” – today in Deltran, N.J. and have returned him to Massachusetts where he will face aggravated rape and other charges stemming from incidents in 2003. Mota fled the [...]