Shrewsbury - On Oct. 25, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen opened its meeting praising the public service career of former Town Manager Richard Carney, who died Oct. 14.
Marlborough – Lt. Gov. Tim Murray believes that making Marlborough stronger will ultimately help make the entire central Massachusetts region stronger.
Shrewsbury – Andre Beliveau, Shrewsbury's MIS director, was congratulated by the Board of Selectmen at its Oct. 25 meeting for receiving a "Best of Massachusetts" award from the Center for Digital Government.
Everybody loves a Horribles Parade Marlborough - Costumed members of the Whitcomb Middle School Band lead the annual Horribles Parade, held downtown Oct. 28. Prior...
Marlborough - The new mayor of Marlborough will be Arthur Vigeant, who defeated Matthew Jones by a slim 42 votes in the November 1 municipal election. Vigeant received 2,996 votes and Jones received 2,954. Vigeant will succeed Mayor Nancy Stevens who chose not to re-seek the seat she has held for the past six years.
Region – Towns in the Community Advocate readership area are slowly starting to get back to normal but there are still significant power outages throughout the communities.
Westborough - The recent Living History Day held on the grounds of Westborough High School was co-sponsored by the Westborough Historical Society and the Westborough Historical Commission.
Shrewsbury - After losing all five starters from last year's team, the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) varsity basketball team looks to rebuild.
Southborough – Southborough's town government has traditionally been a three-member elected Board of Selectmen with the voters ultimately approving policies and funding matters at open Town Meetings.
Westborough – Local developer Sotir Papalilo of Westwood Associates has been trying for nearly a decade to get a 55-plus development, Park Place, under way. But with the state of the real estate market still in recovery mode, he told the Board of Selectmen at its Oct. 27 meeting that he has been struggling to find buyers for the 12-unit development.