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Westborough teen raises funds to fight tumors for mom

Westborough - Like many teens, Michelle Tilton, 17, has a full plate. She attends Westborough High School as a senior and played soccer until she suffered an ankle injury. She also holds down a job at Uhlman's Ice Cream stand. Unlike most teens, Tilton has lived most of her life with the knowledge that her mother, Carol, is fighting a brain tumor. "You can't really understand the situation unless you'se been in it," Michelle said.

The faces of Applefest 2012

Northborough - The C.A. Mascot, aka "the Monster" met with some of the many people enjoying today's Applefest Street Fair. (Photos/Bonnie Adams)  

Train kept a rollin’

Region – Commuters who use the Framingham-Worcester commuter rail may notice some midday and off-peak delays over the next few months as Keolis, the company that maintains the rails, sets out to replace 30,000 railroad ties. The company plans to replace railroad ties between Newtonville and Southborough this fall.

Sena assists residents in district on behalf of state senator

Marlborough - There are many struggling families and individuals in the area who need assistance to allow them to remain in their home or apartment, to find low-income housing, or merely to survive the daily challenges of life. They may be facing the loss of a job, an illness or sometimes a combination of both. But many who have found themselves in such a vulnerable position are able to receive assistance by stopping in at the Marlborough office of Danillo "Dan" Sena, the new District Director for State Sen. Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton).

With Kasasa, Marlborough Savings Bank offers innovative checking account

Marlborough – Ever since its inception 154 years ago, Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) has prided itself on superior personalized customer service as well as a variety of quality services and products. Recently the bank announced that it is now offering an innovative new type of free checking account, Kasasa, that offers consumers significant rewards and nationwide ATM refunds as well as the personal service that they have come to expect from MSB.

Young Assabet soccer team fighting for playoff spot

With a roster of just four upperclassmen and a mix of 13 sophomores and freshmen, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School girls’ varsity soccer head coach Rich Manning knew fully that expectations and hopes for this 2016 squad would involve much learning, patience and a slight dose of over-achievement.

SnG Band to play free concert in Westborough

Westborough – The Westborough Recreation Department is inviting residents of all ages to a free concert featuring the SnG Band Saturday, Sept. 12, from...

Northborough's Historical Society organ restoration completed in time for concert series

Northborough - A stream of afternoon sun gleams on the smooth wood of the organ. Deep chords resonate throughout the hall, passing from the player's fingers tapping the keys to each historical artifact on the shelves. Llanda Richardson is getting her first chance to play a piece on the tracker organ at the Northborough Historical Society after its major restoration. The George Stevens organ works nearly as well as it did back in 1874 when it was built??"just in time for the Organ Concert Series at the Northborough Historical Society.

Vigil to end gun violence to be held Dec. 6

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough - Trinity Church of Northborough, 23 Main St., will be hosting a vigil to end gun violence Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. This vigil is part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness and educate the public on the issue during the month of December.

Grafton selectmen deny reappointment of housing member

Grafton – At its July 7 meeting, a strongly divided Grafton Board of Selectmen debated the reappointment of Affordable Housing Trust (GAHT) Chair Edward Prisby. What was to have been a nearly pro-forma discussion and vote devolved into a lengthy reiteration of what Prisby had allegedly been involved with earlier in the year, when a legal settlement with Pulte Homes became an issue of contention.