Westborough - What a difference a couple of miles makes. The Mandarin has been satisfying Westborough's cravings for Chinese food for over 15 years in its restaurant on East Main Street.
Hudson - Bill "Sully" Sullivan, a Hudson resident, worked as a civilian electrical engineer for the Air Force. He also ran his own small software company that provided account programs for pest control businesses. He was a Youth Soccer League volunteer too. But most significantly, Sullivan donated his time and money to causes like the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Passionist Religious Order, which hosts retreats for people in recovery, and the Addiction Referral Center in Marlborough, an organization that helps those with drug and alcohol problems. He passed away in 2003 at the age of 64 of esophageal cancer. But his spirit of giving lives on in the Bill S. Memorial Golf Tournament that his friends, including Ernie Kapopoulos and Keith Carter, have co-chaired and organized since 2004.
Marlborough - More than 35 residents from the Glen Street area of the city expressed their opposition to the construction of a five multi-family residential building development during a public hearing held during the City Council's Sept. 26 meeting.
Shrewsbury - An effort to replace a decaying World War I memorial in Shrewsbury received a boost Sept. 26 when students and faculty at the Beal Elementary School presented a $600 donation check to the Shrewsbury Veterans Council.
"From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties / And things that go bump in the night / Good Lord, deliver us." - Traditional prayer from the British Isles.
Marlborough – Superintendent Anthony Pope shared a draft version of a five-year strategic plan for the Marlborough Public School System at the School Committee's Sept. 13 meeting. Pope asked the members to look at the "Believe 2016" plan and focus on the structure objectives for Goal I.
Westborough - With the economy still in a dismal state, more people are finding themselves depressed or anxious. In most cases, they are able to deal with it on their own. But sometimes, the pressure can be intense, leaving them feeling lost, alone and overwhelmed.
Westborough – When tornadoes unexpectedly touched down and devastated parts of western Massachusetts earlier this summer, people across the commonwealth were concerned. Lee Strout of Westborough was, as well.
Westborough – Julio's Liquors in Westborough on a normal Friday evening is always busy. But on Friday evening, Sept. 21 it was extremely busy, thanks to the arrival of one young celebrity, Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino and an estimated 900 of his fans
Shrewsbury - The current fiscal year (FY) is closing well, but FY 2012 and FY 2013 hold uncertainty for Shrewsbury officials.