May 21st, 2014
Northborough–Engineers working with Iron Mountain are developing a plan to address concerns of the business’s neighbors, who have said the data storage company’s expansion spoiled the view in their backyards, Town Administrator John Coderre told the Board of Selectmen May 19.
May 20th, 2014
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Annual Town Meeting (ATM) began the evening of May 19, and was adjourned for the night after 18 of 36 articles had been considered.
The largest amount of time was given to the proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget, with the school budget, as has been the case for years, being the largest single item. Of the total annual voter-approved budget of $103,812,699, the school budget would be $53,468,239, or, 51.5 percent of the total budget.
May 19th, 2014
Southborough – During Armed Forces Day weekend, May 17 and 18, Southborough resident Lisa Braccio and a team of volunteers exceeded their goal with the ninth and final care package drive for troops deployed overseas. They packaged over 9,000 pounds of goods into 364 boxes. Added to the past drives, the grand totals are 9,117 boxes weighing about 208,800 pounds.
May 15th, 2014
Marlborough – The city of Marlborough’s Office of the Mayor has released the following press release after a ruling by Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Kenneth W. Salinger: Case Dismissed; City Victorious in Ward Park Lawsuit MARLBOROUGH – Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Kenneth W. Salinger has granted the City’s request for dismissal in the case of [...]
May 15th, 2014
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May 13th, 2014
The towns of Hudson, Northborough and Southborough held their annual town elections May 12.
In Hudson, Scott Duplisea received 1,292 votes to win a seat on the Board of Selectmen, defeating incumbent Christopher Yates, who received 1,271 votes. Incumbent Jennifer O’Brien and George Luoto won their races for School Committee, with 1,519 and 1,236 votes respectively.
May 8th, 2014
Region – State officials interacted with guests at the 34th annual Senior Conference, held April 24 at Hudson High School. For the sixth year, the free conference was hosted by state Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton, for constituents from 14 communities in the Middlesex and Worcester District including Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough (precinct 3), Southborough and Westborough.
May 6th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Incumbents Maurice DePalo and Henry Fitzgerald have won their bids for re-election to the Board of Selectmen. DePalo received 2,899 votes and Fitzgerald received 2,841 votes. The third candidate in the race, Benjamin Tartaglia, received 1,223 votes.
May 6th, 2014
Region – When Jeffrey Chin of Shrewsbury began as chief executive officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Central Mass/Metrowest in January 2013, it was the beginning of the agency’s 50th anniversary.
May 5th, 2014
Shrewsbury – Sydney Malko and Lianne Josbacher, Level 10 gymnasts who train at Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury, will be heading to Jackson, Miss. this month for the Junior Olympic National Championships.
This competition, which will be held from May 9 – 11, is the culmination of a season of challenging meets, which took the girls as far as Chicago and San Diego. To earn a place on the Regional Team representing the six New England states and New York, a gymnast must place in the top seven at Regionals. Only 56 girls in each age group from across the country qualify to compete at the prestigious national competition.