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Update – Sudbury woman killed; nine Algonquin students injured in head-on collision

April 7th, 2016

  Sudbury – A Sudbury woman was killed and nine Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students received minor injuries when a school bus they were on was involved in a head-on collision in Sudbury Wednesday afternoon. Approximately 25 members of the ARHS girls’ rugby team were traveling to a match at Lincoln-Sudbury High School when […]

New England Sports Center requests permit to add two new rinks

April 6th, 2016

Marlborough – The New England Sports Center, currently operating with six ice rinks at 121 Donald Lynch Boulevard in Marlborough, may soon add two new ice rinks if the City Council approves a request for a special permit introduced at the April 4 council meeting.

Local teacher to run Boston Marathon for Project Hope

April 6th, 2016

Alison Cosgrove 

Northborough/Grafton – People run for many reasons. People run when they are being chased. Children run while playing tag and other games. Many run for exercise and that euphoric “runner’s high” that we so often hear about. Marathon runners are in a class by themselves. They are extremely dedicated and train hard and run to be a part of something big.

Possible 3-6 inches of snow expected for weekend

April 6th, 2016

By James M. Arnold, Weather Specialist Winter is just not ready to go away this year.  We will see moderating conditions today, with highs reaching about 45° here in Shrewsbury, as long as we see a little bit of sun.  Clouds will thicken later this afternoon and tonight with rain moving in around midnight, possibly mixed […]

Shrewsbury High athletes to hold sports equipment collection drive

April 4th, 2016


Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Colonials will hold an athletic and recreation equipment drive Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come to the gym entrance of the school, 64 Holden St., with any new or gently used sports or recreation equipment to donate.

They will accept most equipment, such as basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, lacrosse sticks, hockey sticks, bats, gloves, cleats, Frisbees, jump ropes and playground balls. Oversized items such as bicycles, clothing or broken equipment will not be accepted.

Deceased male found at E.L. Harvey & Sons identified

April 2nd, 2016

Hopkinton – Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan and Hopkinton Police Chief Edward Lee have announced a positive identification of the deceased adult male found amid a truckload of items that was brought to E.L. Harvey & Sons trash and recycling company March 31. The body was found inside one of the recycling buildings on […]

Body found at E.L. Harvey facility in Hopkinton

March 31st, 2016

Hopkinton – A man’s body was found amid a truckload of items brought to E.L. Harvey & Sons trash and recycling company Thursday morning. The body was found inside one of the recycling buildings on the Hopkinton side of the Westborough-based company. According to reports, the man was described as a 40-year-old Caucasian male. Police […]

Wind wreaks havoc in region

March 31st, 2016

Photo/Jane Keller Gordon

Region – Strong wind gusts are wreaking havoc in the region causing, trees, branches and wires to come down. In Southborough, a huge tree fell early this afternoon right near the Southborough Public Library sign, according to Ryan Donovan, the library’s director. He said that no one in the library heard it fall, but Kim […]

Proposed Northborough budget adds firefighter, police officer, roadwork funds

March 31st, 2016

Northborough—Town Administrator John Coderre presented the Board of Selectmen and the Advisory Finance Committee a $60.6 million budget for fiscal year 2017 that basically keeps services at current levels, slightly increases staffing at the fire and police departments in accordance with a staffing study and sets aside $300,000 in free cash to keep the town’s pavement management plan on track after state funding cuts.

Update – missing Upton teen found safe

March 31st, 2016

Kyla Emily Gienger 

Upton – UPDATE – The family of missing teen Kyla Emily Gienger posted this Facebook update tonight – Kyla has been found safe!!! Thank you all so much for all of your support! We appreciate it so much. No further details can be provided at this time. Please avoid contacting the family for further information […]

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