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Shrewsbury eliminates hybrid learning in response to state edict

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – The State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has said it will stop allowing schools to educate using...
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Plans presented for Gibbons Middle School opening

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer Westborough – Swing spaces like the library, gym and auditorium as well as tents and hallways will be used when grade...

After crash last week, another truck hits Westborough bridge

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor Westborough - A semi truck hit the low train bridge over East Main St, March 17. This marks the second such...
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Westborough EDC to work with master plan subgroups on initiatives

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer Westborough – The Economic Development Committee will share ideas with groups working on the town’s master plan rather than try to...
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Northborough officials talk state legislative priorities with State House delegation

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By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough - Senator James Eldridge, Senator Harriette Chandler, and State Representatives Danielle Gregoire and Meg Kilcoyne attended Northborough’s March 8 Board...

Shrewsbury may soon drop to “Green” COVID risk category

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Town Manager Kevin Mizikar was cautiously optimistic when he reported to the Board, March 9, that since their...
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Westborough Selectmen support fee on digital streaming providers

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer Westborough – The Board of Selectmen recently put its support behind state legislation in both the House and the Senate to...
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Shrewsbury selectmen move closer to authorizing operational override for a May election

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter UPDATE: This article has been updated to include additional information on override discussions, March 16. Shrewsbury – The opening of...

Construction continues at Hudson’s Centennial Beach

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor Hudson – Construction is continuing, this month, on the long running renovation of Hudson’s Centennial Beach recreational area. Drone photos showed...

Local groups get funding for arts/education efforts, armory acquisition

By Dakota Antelman, Marlborough/Hudson Editor Hudson - Ten local programs and groups received extra money for upcoming arts and education efforts, this month, through a series...
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Hudson musician and published author is now creating artwork 

Stephen Beccia of Hudson continues discovering ways to express himself creatively. Now, he’s exhibiting his work as a visual artist.
Marlborough Mayor concerned with Phase two of vaccine rollout.

‘I’m really frustrated’: Vigeant, City Council ask for more vaccine doses after delays

By Vicki Greene, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Local COVID-19 positivity rates have remained stable for two weeks. The coronavirus testing site at the New England...
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Hudson names finalists for executive assistant job

The search for Hudson’s next executive assistant has focused on three finalists -- Ryan Ferarra, Thomas Gregory and Nina Nazarian.

Midnight blaze injures firefighter, damages home

A fast-moving fire tore through a residence in one of Marlborough’s oldest and most congested neighborhoods on the morning of March 8.

Drone pilot offers unique view of local life

By Dakota Antelman, Marlborough/Hudson Editor Marlborough  - Tami White regularly flies a dinner-plate-sized drone named Ralph over landmarks, sunsets and lakes, taking brilliant photos along the...

Young advocates celebrate voter turnout after months of grassroots organizing

One group of local teens found civic purpose this fall in the apolitical goal of getting more people to participate in democracy through voting.

Westborough and Shrewsbury battle to a 2-2 tie

After a tough battle, the Westborough Rangers and Shrewsbury Colonials varsity girls’ soccer game ended in a draw, 2-2.

Planning Board discusses how to address resident traffic concerns

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The Planning Board recently heard and discussed resident complaints about truck traffic in town, particularly near a new Amazon warehouse.
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Westborough residents invited to try new ride-share service

For at least the next nine months, Westborough residents will have the opportunity to try out a new public transit program – Via- that can bring them to any destination within a 12 mile span in the greater Westborough region.

Despite fears, town clerks say they haven’t seen mail delays ahead of upcoming elections

Two area town clerks say the problem they face this election season is not a feared delay in ballots arriving via the mail, but rather, a crush of them.