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Shrewsbury Home Rule Bill advances to governor’s desk

July 12th, 2017

Region – On June 29, Representative Hannah E. Kane (R-Shrewsbury) and Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) announced that the Legislature enacted a bill to amend the residency requirement for the town manager of the town of Shrewsbury.

Hudson’s Washington St. Bridge closed

July 10th, 2017

Hudson – The MassDOT closed the Washington St. Bridge to all traffic on July 7 to allow for construction on the bridge.

Marlborough High School to welcome new assistant principal

July 9th, 2017

Marlborough – After a thorough search, Marlborough Public Schools announced the appointment of John Travers as the new assistant principal for Marlborough High School for the upcoming school year.

Mizikar sworn in as Shrewsbury Town Manager

July 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The town of Shrewsbury bid farewell to Town Manager Daniel Morgado and welcomed incoming Town Manager Kevin Mizikar in a brief ceremony held in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room in the Richard D. Carney Municipal Office Building, July 7.

Home repair loans will help French Hill residents

July 6th, 2017

Marlborough – Many homeowners in the French Hill area of the city have applied for assistance in the Critical Home Repair Loan Program, recently made available through a cooperative effort with the Marlborough Community Development Authority (MCDA) and Habitat for Humanity MetroWest Greater Worcester (MWGW).

Northborough selectmen approve licensing for local restaurants

July 5th, 2017

Northborough – Jacqueline Hathaway, attorney representing Raymond Jiang, president and treasurer of Sing Sing Northborough, approached the Board of Selectmen regarding their application for a new All Alcoholic Beverages Restaurant License for Sing Sing Northborough at their June 26 meeting. Sing Sing will do business as Hanto Northborough and is located at 10010Q Shops Way at Northborough Crossing.

Northborough Habitat for Humanity project on Main Street makes progress

July 5th, 2017

Northborough – Rick Leif, treasurer of the Northborough Affordable Housing Corporation (NAHC), accompanied by Tim Firment, executive director of Habitat for Humanity MetroWest, presented an update on the projects located at 33-35 and 37-39 Main St. to the Board of Selectmen at their June 26 meeting.

Westborough celebrates July 4 (a few days early)

July 1st, 2017

Westborough – This year’s Westborough Block Party, held June 30, was a success with hundreds of community members in attendance. Families came to enjoy food, entertainment, pony rides, and more in the downtown area before severe storms halted the celebration. Despite stormy weather cutting it short, the mood remained festive throughout the evening. The party […]

Police seek suspect in alleged armed robbery at Shrewsbury Honey Farms

June 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this afternoon: On Thursday June 22, at 4:02 a.m. the Shrewsbury Police responded to the Honey Farms convenience store located at 98 Boston Turnpike (Route 9) for a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival Shrewsbury Police determined a lone male had robbed the clerk at Honey Farms […]

Water service lines to be cleared of lead

June 20th, 2017

Marlborough-A $5 million bond order to borrow funds from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) to replace all remaining water service lines that contain lead in Marlborough was referred to the Finance Committee at the City Council June 19 meeting.

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