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Westborough police investigate serious MV accident

June 19th, 2014

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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 [...]

Shrewsbury couple end combined 60-year Army careers on same day

June 18th, 2014

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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, [...]

Mandatory water restrictions announced in Marlborough

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 [...]

Fees go up for street listings, bylaws in Westborough

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.

Marlborough man honors dad’s memory with a ‘hole-in-one’

June 15th, 2014

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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.

Free of restrictions, Nathan Fisher House headed back to market

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.

Westborough, Hopkinton police arrest alleged serial rapist

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 [...]

New committee will steer Westborough State Hospital reuse planning

June 12th, 2014


Westborough – A committee of at least seven people will oversee planning for the redevelopment of the Westborough State Hospital property, as the town looks to continue a process a consultant said could take years or decades to complete.

Northborough likely to sell downtown tax title property

June 10th, 2014


Northborough–The most logical disposition of a parcel of property the town took by tax title in 2012 is to declare the lot and building surplus and sell it, Town Administrator John Coderre told the Board of Selectmen at its meeting June 9.

The property at 39 West Main St. measures just under two-tenths of acre in size and has a total value of $388,600, including $202,000 for the 7,800 square foot building and $186,600 for the land, according to Northborough Assessors records. The town took the property in January of 2012 from Margaritaville LLC, the records indicate.

Care Options Fair to be held at Westborough Senior Center

June 10th, 2014

Westborough – When someone reaches the age where they might need assistance in their daily lives, the decision on what to do can be stressful for the whole family. There are so many options to consider from adult day care, retirement complexes, assisted living, and full-time nursing, to name just a few. The Westborough Council on Aging will be hosting a “Care Options Fair” Tuesday, June 17 from 2- 7 p.m. at the Westborough Senior Center, 4 Rogers Road.

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