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Northborough selectmen approve belly dancing for local establishment

Northborough - After some hesitation, the Northborough Board of Selectmen approved a measure that will allow belly dancing at a local restaurant, Zem Han. The decision to amend the restaurant's entertainment license to allow belly dancing one night on every other weekend, was made during the board's Nov. 5 meeting.

Westborough to look into electronic voting for town meetings

Westborough – Now that some time has passed since the town's massive Annual Town Meeting, which was held over 10 hours in March, officials are seeking ways to help expedite the processes during future town meetings in the hopes that more voters will participate. They are also cognizant of the fact that not all voters feel comfortable publicly voting on an issue either by show of hands or by a standing count.

Region waits to see what will happen with spring storm

Region - The guidance for the approaching storm continues to be all over the place, but the trend is to take it a bit further to the east than at this time yesterday.

Youth Fest to promote healthful, drug-free living

Hudson - Living and enjoying a healthful, drug-free life is a strong message being conveyed to Hudson youths and will be demonstrated to all who attend the Youth Fest Saturday, Sept. 6, at Wood Park. The special event, sponsored by the Hudson Youth Substance Abuse Prevention (YSAP) Coalition, will feature youth bands, dance performances, and other positive examples of self-expression that contribute to healthy decision-making.

Flaherty Physical Therapy to offer free seminar on shoulder pain

Northborough –  “My shoulder is killing me…”  “I can’t throw to my kids any more...”  “I haven’t had a full night’s sleep in months…” If...

Shrewsbury Boy Scout Troop 114 to hold annual Pasta Supper

Shrewsbury - Boy Scout Troop 114 will hold its 12th annual pasta supper fundraiser Saturday, March 26, at 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 19 Church Road. The cost is $7 per person; no cost for children under 5. The event will help the troop raise money to send members on high adventure trip to the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. Dinner includes pasta with sauce, meatballs, salad, bread, beverages, coffee and homemade desserts.

Drop-in center offers resources for addiction, recovery support

Hudson/Marlborough – Any person dealing with substance use disorders or recovery and their family members can now attend a local drop-in center: MetroWest HOPE (Help, Outreach, Prevention and Education). The project is organized by the Hudson and Marlborough substance use prevention coalitions in conjunction with police from each community.

Dupree wins South Street Diner scholarship

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough – Over the years, Maria Dupree, who just graduated from Westborough High School, has always enjoyed eating at the...

Algonquin rugby teams hoping to popularize the sport

Northborough – Their sports-speak is all their own with positions called “scrumhalf,” “flyhalf” and “second row.” Vocabulary consists of “garryowens,” “grubbers,” “caps” and “knock-ons.” They score points by “tries,” “conversion kicks” and “dropped goals.”

Westborough's uncontested elections fail to draw voters

Westborough – Only 5 percent, or 493 out of 10,692 voters, came out to vote in Westborough's annual town election March 4. All 13 candidates for town positions ran uncontested. With 439 votes, John E. Arnold replaces retired Town Moderator Joseph Harrington for a three-year term.