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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

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

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

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

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.

Marlborough football falls to Falmouth in Division 2A state semi-finals

November 19th, 2016

Leominster – The Central Mass. Division 2A champion Marlborough High School Panthers fell to the undefeated Western Mass. champion Falmouth High School Clippers, by score of 27-20 in a state Division 2A semi-final playoff game.

Local pub obtains conditional entertainment license

September 29th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen Sept. 27 continued a hearing for Billy’s Pub, 81 Clinton St. The main issue was obtaining a recreation permit for the club, which has been undergoing changes in management, operations and physical design.

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