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WHS National Honor Society to host fundraiser March 31

March 30th, 2016

Westborough – The Westborough High School National Honor Society is hosting a showing of “Tashi and the Monk,” a beautiful short film about Jhamtse Gatsal  tonight, Thursday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m Jhamste Gatsal is a community, a school, and a home for children from poverty stricken areas of India. The NHS is fundraising to […]

Affordable Housing Corp. eyes downtown projects

March 30th, 2016

Northborough—The Board of Selectmen March 28 voted to authorize giving $400,000 in previously reserved Community Preservation Act funds to the Northborough Affordable Housing Corp. to buy two Main Street properties that will in turn be donated to Habitat for Humanity to create four affordable condominiums.

Regional alliance achieves national public health accreditation

March 29th, 2016

Members of CMRPHA celebrate becoming the commonwealth's first nationally-accredited public health division. 
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Worcester Division of Public Health/Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance one of 117 accredited public health departments out of 5,000 nationwide Worcester – City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. recently announced that the Worcester Division of Public Health (WDPH)/Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) has become the first nationally-accredited public health division in the […]

Donor’s $5,000 will keep door open on White Cliffs purchase

March 29th, 2016

Northborough – An anonymous donor stepped forward March 28 to provide the town with the $5,000 the current owners of White Cliffs have asked for to bridge the time before voters can decide at the April 25 Town Meeting (TM ) whether to spend $2.4 million to buy and preserve the property.

Two injured in Shrewsbury after car hits pole

March 28th, 2016

SH fire dept car accident 1-rs

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this afternoon: On March 27, 2016 at 6:35 PM the Shrewsbury Police were dispatched to 11-13 Edgemere Boulevard for a report of a motor vehicle that had crashed into a utility pole. Shrewsbury Fire Department and U-Mass EMS were also dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival […]

Kids’ clothing swap to be held at St. Anne’s

March 27th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Thanks to the hard work of Violetta Sobiech and her committee, families will be able to swap their children’s clothes at a free clothing exchange on Saturday, April 2 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Father Smith Center of St. Anne’s Church, 130 Boston Turnpike.

Westborough man arrested for assault and battery, disorderly conduct

March 25th, 2016

Westborough –  Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 3/24/16, at approximately 3:11 PM, the Westborough Police Department received numerous calls reporting a disorderly male on Milk St. at the Rotary. The report was that the male was yelling at passing cars and spitting on the vehicles. He also assaulted a 56 […]

Poorly attended Town Meeting leaves selectmen looking for answers

March 24th, 2016

Westborough – Selectmen took a few minutes during their March 22 meeting to review the recently completed Town Meeting – and the reviews were not good.

“We’ve got a real problem,” said Selectman George Barrette.

Although the meeting made a host of major policy and spending decisions, board member Bruce Tretter noted that while attendance March 12 topped 200 voters, fewer than 150 helped finish the 40-article warrant the nights of March 14 and 15.

Car lot denied additional parking spaces

March 24th, 2016

Shrewsbury – At its March 22 meeting, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen were asked to approve several changes for the operation of Mass Auto Sales at 56 Hartford Turnpike. The agenda item stated that the hearing was for the purpose of being granted both a Class II License for increasing the allowable car lot spaces at the site and granting a Garage License to allow repairs to be done on site for motor vehicles. Appearing for the business were four individuals including Maria Guedes and Fernando Dasilva.

Shrewsbury selectmen make appointments

March 24th, 2016

Shrewsbury – By unanimous vote, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen made the following appointments at its March 22 meeting.

Mary Ellen Thompson, 32 Bruce Ave., to the Commission on Disabilities; Dale W. Schaetzke, 64 Barnard St., and Paul M. George, 20 Rice St., as regular members of the Zoning Board of Appeals; Maribeth A. Lynch, 21 Westwood Road, Lisa A. Cossette, 702 Main St., and Peter D. Collins, 94 North St., as associate members of the Zoning Board of Appeals; and Brenda Ljunggren, 22 Edgemere Boulevard, as a member of the Registrar of Voters.

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