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Committee receives approval from selectmen to apply for recreational trail grant

December 29th, 2016

Westborough – At the Dec. 20 Board of Selectmen meeting, Don Burn, a Westborough resident and member of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC), gave a presentation on a multi-use grant opportunity through the state that if received, would be used to help build a recreational trail from Otis Street and Meadow Road, past the warehouses and near the Westborough Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Sunlovers Tanning offers free tan in exchange for clothing drive donation

December 27th, 2016

  Marlborough – Sunlovers Tanning, 530 Boston Post Road, Marlborough will be hosting through Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 a clothing drive to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. The store is collecting clean and gently used clothing for all seasons and sizing including baby, kids, and adults.  Anyone who participates in the drive will receive a […]

Potential for freezing rain this afternoon

December 26th, 2016

By James Arnold, Weather Specialist The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for our area, the text of which appears below: …Freezing rain advisory from 3 pm this afternoon to 11 pm est this evening… * Locations…Western and central Massachusetts… Including Franklin… Hampshire… Hampden… Worcester and northwest Middlesex counties. * Hazard types…light […]

Homes & more ads, December 16 edition

December 22nd, 2016

Real Estate

Here are the homes & more ads for the December 16 edition:

Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation wins charity contest

December 16th, 2016


Westborough  – Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation recently won the third annual Arpin Charitable Fund Charity Contest. The contest recognizes the preferred charities of Arpin Van Lines agents. Mark Silverman, president and CEO of Arpin agent Mark’s Moving & Storage, founded the furniture foundation. As winner of the charity contest, the foundation received $1,000. “We’re very […]

School delays for Monday, Dec. 12

December 12th, 2016

Region – The following schools have a two hour delay: Algonquin Regional High School, Asssabet Valley Regional High School, Grafton, Hudson, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, and Westborough. St. John’s High School has a one hour delay.

Firefighters help many enjoy holiday dinners

December 11th, 2016

Patty Zilembo, director of Countryside Village, assists Marlborough firefighters (left to right) Ron Percy, Bob Dolan, Jay DeGiacomo, and Dave Logan with deliveries of Thanksgiving dinners to local families who were financially unable to provide for themselves.   (Photo/submitted)

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – Marlborough Firefighters Local 1714 IAFF spend their working hours ready to help people, usually in emergency situations, and many extend the nature of their jobs into their personal lives.  They take great pride and enjoyment in delivering holiday dinners to several of the city’s low-income families in […]

250th Anniversary Committee honored at selectmen’s meeting

December 9th, 2016

Virginia Simms George (front, holding award) with members of the 250th anniversary Committee and town officials. Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Northborough – The town’s 250th Anniversary Committee was recognized by its chair, Virginia Simms George, at the Nov. 28 Board of Selectmen meeting.

SELCO sponsors toy drive, ‘Share the Warmth’ Program

December 8th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) will collect new unwrapped toys for children from infants to teens. Those who donate will receive a free energy efficient LED light bulb courtesy of SELCO. St. Anne’s Human Services will distribute toys to local children during the holiday season through the Santa’s Toy Chest program. Toys […]

Jets fan accepts loss with grace and humor

December 1st, 2016

A sad Carolyn Spring (c), a fan of the New York Jets, poses for a photo with fellow Rotary Club of Westborough members (and happy Patriots fans)  Betsy Moquin and Steven Sager

Westborough – Carolyn Spring, a well-known Westborough attorney, has always been a passionate New York Jets fan since she was a child growing up in Long Island. Her son, Matt, however, is an equally passionate New England Patriots fan.

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