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Westborough man arrested for lewd and lascivious conduct

September 12th, 2016

Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: 9/11/16, at approximately 9:18 AM, the Westborough Police Department responded to the area of 203 Flanders Rd. for a report of a scantily clad male who was exposing himself to vehicles passing by. An investigation by Officer Tyson Delong led him to 175 […]

Marlborough displays vitality with 65th Labor Day Parade

September 6th, 2016

Four-time cancer survivor Vikki Crowley (standing, left) and Team Vikki ride on a float that won the Grand Marshal’s Trophy for best overall. Their theme this year was “Gone, but not forgotten.”

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – The unofficial end-of-summer weekend culminated Sept. 5 with longtime holiday traditions marking milestones including the 65th annual Marlborough Labor Day Parade. With this year’s theme of “Marlborough – Where Tradition and Economic Vitality Meet,” the parade featured a number of bands, floats and marchers representing nonprofit organizations. […]

Sept. 2 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9

September 4th, 2016

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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 […]

Westborough movie shoot is cancelled

September 2nd, 2016

Company to film in Marlborough instead  Westborough – An independent movie company will not be filming scenes in Westborough after all, but rather will do so in neighboring Marlborough. Commander Softpants, Inc., had gone before the Westborough Board of Selectmen Aug. 23 to seek approval to film a movie scene in the downtown area of […]

Fund set up to help Northborough family after fire

August 30th, 2016

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Northborough – Residents and friends are rallying to support the Yellick family of Northborough after a devastating fire that destroyed their home on Hudson Street in the early morning hours of Aug. 28. Todd Yellick is a veteran firefighter with the town of Northborough. He was home at the time of the fire with his […]

Westborough Board of Selectmen approve filming in downtown

August 25th, 2016

Filing will take place in Westborough's downtown on Wednesday, Sept. 7.
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Westborough – Stephen Hartman, location manager for Commander Softpants, Inc., went before the Westborough Board of Selectmen Aug. 23 to seek approval to film a movie scene in the downtown area of Westborough Wednesday, Sept. 7, between 3 and 7 p.m.

Southborough’s Main Street reconstruction plans on display before Town Meeting

August 24th, 2016

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Southborough – The Southborough Main Street Reconstruction conceptual plans are currently on display at the town’s public library. Karen Galligan, Southborough’s superintendent of Public Works, and Library Director Ryan Donovan are encouraging town residents to stop by and review the plans prior to a Special Town Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Brent E. Trottier Middle School.

Plans are now under way for 20th Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

August 23rd, 2016

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Shrewsbury – During the month of September, a number of events will be happening throughout Shrewsbury as part of the annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival. This year’s festival, the 19th in its history, will feature many of the time-honored favorites as well as some new events, culminating with final celebrations the weekend of Saturday, Sept 24, and Sunday, Sept. 25.

Seniors enjoy sheriff’s annual picnic

August 21st, 2016

( l to r) Steve Cohen, his mother, Ruth and Evangelidis

By K.B. Sherman, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Worcester County Sheriff’s Seniors’ Annual Picnic was a great success Aug. 20.  Sponsored by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis, the picnic is an annual event that brings together seniors from all over Massachusetts. The event, held at the Scandinavian Athletic Club in Shrewsbury was attended by well over […]

Selectmen continue discussion on Grafton marijuana farm

August 21st, 2016

Grafton – The continuation of a hearing for a proposed indoor marijuana farm at Centech Park – Nature’s Remedy – was continued at the Grafton selectmen’s Aug. 16 meeting. John Brady and Attorney Phillip Silverman represented Nature’s Remedy.

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