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Dec. 23 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9

December 23rd, 2016

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 Managing Editor Bonnie Adams profiling three of the newspaper’s top stories.  The feature will run Fridays during […]

Selectmen debate if scouts can use town building

December 22nd, 2016

Westborough – In what seemed like an ordinary request by a community group to be allowed to use space in a municipal building (Forbes Community Building) turned into a robust and lively debate at the Dec. 20 Westborough Board of Selectmen meeting. At the heart of the discussion was “what is a right and a wrong use of space” in accordance with the wishes of the donors who bequeathed the building to the town.

Polito joins Westborough EDC to honor local companies

December 14th, 2016

Westborough – Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined nearly 160 business leaders and state and local officials for the Westborough Economic Development Committee’s (EDC) Third Annual Year in Review and Celebratory Event, which took place at the Doubletree Hotel on Computer Drive Dec. 12. Westborough EDC Chair, Deborah Penta, CEO of PENTA Communications, Inc., welcomed guests […]

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

December 11th, 2016

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 Managing Editor Bonnie Adams profiling three of the newspaper’s top stories.  The feature will run Fridays during […]

Westborough man injured after being hit by SUV

December 9th, 2016

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 12/8/16, at approximately 9:25 PM, the Westborough Police Dept. responded to 175 Flanders Rd. for a reported pedestrian accident. The arriving unit located a male in the roadway with serious injuries. He was identified as Joseph E. Laplante, age 48 of 175 Flanders […]

Southborough police warn of credit card skimmer at local station gas station

December 9th, 2016

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: The Southborough Police Department would like to alert the public to the discovery of a credit card skimming device located on pump number two at the Mobil Gas Station, 76 Turnpike Road, (Route 9), at the corner of Oak Hill Road.  The skimmer was […]

Westborough 300th Anniversary Committee’s 1717 Shoppe opens for business

December 8th, 2016

Westborough – Just in time for holiday shopping, the Westborough 300th Anniversary Committee has opened The 1717 Shoppe in the Westborough Shopping Plaza at 18 Lyman St. Tucked in the corner between the Westborough Art and Frame Emporium and Supercuts, the 7,000-square foot shop features Westborough commemorative items, an art gallery, book corner, event space, and a variety of consignment items by artisans connected to Westborough. Payments are accepted in the form of cash and check.

Selectmen award Westborough State Hospital bid to Pulte Homes

November 30th, 2016

Westborough – After a two year process of studying options for the disposition of the Westborough State Hospital, which was acquired by the town in 2014, the Board of Selectmen voted at its Nov. 29 meeting to award the bid to Pulte Homes. The bid, at $7 million, will allow the developer to build an over-55 community at the site located off of Lyman Street and bordering Lake Chauncy.

Shrewsbury High will face Duxbury in Super Bowl matchup at Gillette

November 28th, 2016

Shrewsbury – High school football played in the month of December can mean only one thing – state championship matchups hosted at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.

Shrewsbury High School is one of those teams making the trip to the home of the NFL’s New England Patriots Saturday, Dec. 3, where the Mid-Wachusett A, Central Mass. and Sectional Division 2 champion Colonials will lock horns with South champion Duxbury High School.

Shrewsbury police investigating fatal car-tractor trailer crash

November 21st, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this evening: On Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 12:53 A.M. the Shrewsbury Police responded to 307 Hartford Turnpike (Rt. 20), in front of Flynn’s Truck Stop for a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival Shrewsbury Police determined the vehicles involved were a 2007 Infinity G35 and a […]

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