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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Shrewsbury selectmen praise work of late town manager

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.

Lieutenant governor speaks to Marlborough Chamber

Marlborough – Lt. Gov. Tim Murray believes that making Marlborough stronger will ultimately help make the entire central Massachusetts region stronger.

Shrewsbury selectmen congratulate Beliveau

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.

The C.A picture of the day

Everybody loves a Horribles Parade Marlborough - Costumed members of the Whitcomb Middle School Band lead the annual Horribles Parade, held downtown Oct. 28. Prior...

Vigeant wins mayoral race in Marlborough

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.

Many are still without power

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 women made major contribution to war effort

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 basketball wants another winning season

Shrewsbury - After losing all five starters from last year's team, the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) varsity basketball team looks to rebuild.

Southborough to consider changes to town government

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.
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Westborough developer requests removal of age restriction

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.