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Musical dancing fountains at Dean Park

May 20th, 2013

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Shrewsbury- The summer schedule for the Dean Park musical dancing fountains begins Friday, May 17. The fountains will run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9:45 p.m. Listen to the classical, patriotic, and popular tunes, while watching the movement of the graceful fountains and the spectacular colors dancing [...]

Northborough Youth Soccer to host jamboree

May 18th, 2013

Northborough-The Northborough Youth Soccer Association (NYSA) will host the Soccer Jamboree Sunday, June 9, 12-4 p.m. at Ellsworth-McAfee soccer fields on Route 135. The event is open to the public and will feature bouncy houses, games, face painting and food. For non-members, there will be an opportunity to learn about the NYSA soccer program.  There [...]

Wegner receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship

May 4th, 2013

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Westborough – Inna Wegner, a University of Massachusetts student from Westborough, has received one of the state’s new High-Demand Scholarships, awarded to students pursuing careers for which the state has an urgent need for skilled talent. The scholarships will assist students who are majoring in health care, STEM, business and finance sectors, and planning careers [...]

Southborough resident to travel to Vietnam for ‘Coach for College’

May 1st, 2013

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Southborough – Shannon Healey, a sophomore at Boston College, and a resident of Southborough, will be representing the Boston College Women’s rowing team  in Vietnam this summer with the program, “Coach for College.” Coach for College is a service learning program that brings together US student-athletes  and Vietnamese  university students to teach academics, sports and [...]

Southborough: Summer Concert series continues

April 27th, 2013

  The Summer Concert Series presented by Southborough Recreation and Southborough Youth and Family Services continues. Each concert will start at 6 p.m. on the Neary School lawn near the tennis courts, 53 Parkerville Rd. Schedule: July 25 New City Cowboys (new Nashville sound), Aug. 8 Walter Crockett and the Wannabee Wabbits (Americana – deft, [...]

Westborough billboards to get digital make-over

April 27th, 2013


Advertising in Westborough is about to enter the 21st century.

That’s because during its April 23 meeting, the Westborough Board of Selectmen authorized the town to strike a deal with Clear Channel Communications to digitalize five existing billboards in town.

Planning Board member resigns after seven-year service

April 23rd, 2013


Westborough – Planning Board member Trevor Beauregard has resigned after serving seven years on the board, the selectmen announced during their April 9 meeting.

Complete list of obituaries for March 31 to April 6

April 7th, 2013

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Region – Here is a complete list and links to the individual obituaries posted on the Community Advocate website from March 31 to April 6. The Community Advocate will post obituaries online (and in print, as space allows) at no charge as a courtesy to our readers. Please send information (and a picture if desired) [...]

Marlborough Savings donates to Proctor PTO

April 2nd, 2013

(l to r): Ellen Dorian, Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation; Karen Hetherington, Proctor PTO co-chair; Jennifer Garron, Proctor PTO co-chair; Margaret Donohoe, principal, Proctor Elementary School, Sylvia Pabreza, reading specialist, Proctor Elementary School; and Tracy Sasseville, Marlborough Savings Bank 

Northborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation recently awarded the Proctor Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) a $500 grant for its learning enhancement programs and handicap accessible initiatives. The PTO is dedicated to providing opportunities and experiences that supplement the education provided by the teachers and staff at the Proctor School. “With budget shortfalls [...]

Cole graduates from basic training

March 30th, 2013

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Westborough – Air Force Airman Justin T. Cole has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He also earned distinction as an honor graduate. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles [...]

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