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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Northborough women knit for peace

As conflict and poverty plague the world, one group of women knits to improve the lives of others and spread world peace.

Westborough sewer rates to increase

Westborough – The town's water and sewer rates will be going up in fiscal year (FY) 2012, but not as much as expected - just yet. This news was relayed to the Board of Selectmen at its June 14 meeting by Town Manager Jim Malloy.

Shrewsbury will add a 10th voting precinct

Although the town just wrapped up its election season, most of Shrewsbury's Town Meeting members will soon have to once again start thinking about re-election.

Westborough fitness instructor tackles the road for Pan Mass Challenge

By Joan Goodchild Community Reporter Westborough - On many days, you can find fitness instructor Dawn Geoffroy teaching cardio, strength-training, yoga and spinning classes at the...

Northborough officials leery of proposed hospital-site plans

Fearful of increased traffic in town, the Northborough Board of Selectmen voted unanimously at its meeting June 13 to send a letter to state planners requesting that 500 residences not be built on the site of the former Westborough State Hospital.

Westborough entrepreneur uses the power of the sun

Westborough - For months, Westborough residents have looked curiously at the array of glass panels lined up in neat rows in what was formerly a wooded Milk Street lot and wondered at what exactly they were looking.

Bob Terkanian gets it done in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - When Shrewsbury businessman Robert Terkanian sees a public sign that is in disrepair or a patch of ground that needs landscaping, he works closely with town officials to get permission to make the necessary improvements.

Northborough couple helps provide futures for incarcerated youths

Leaving behind his career in investment banking in 1987, Northborough resident Scott Larson, along with his wife, Hanne, started a Christian faith-based program to help incarcerated youth during their detention and after their release.

A ‘RED Day’ in Southborough

Southborough - Dan and Betty Custer were planning to sell their Southborough home and move to Virginia, when Dan suddenly became ill, passing away a few weeks later.

Marlborough City Council votes down Verizon cell tower

Marlborough - Marlborough City Council denied Verizon Wireless a permit to build a wireless tower following 12 months of cooperation between the company and Marlborough city councilors.