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Historic shoemaking building now a home décor store

The name, “Purple Rose,” was recommended by her son because Vicki is a fan of the color purple and loved roses.

C. Neilson Construction provides quality work – every time

Neilson likes to remind customers that small projects can make a big difference. Read more about the company here.

Community Advocate May 17, 2024

In this week's edition read ‘The best is yet to come’ After playing basketball for Shrewsbury 66 years ago, Bryan returns to the court.

Marlborough resident charged in Northborough shooting

A Marlborough man was one of three defendants charged in a fatal shooting at a party on Howard Street in Northborough.

“Dimout Area” was a precaution against air raids in Shrewsbury during WWII

We are indeed fortunate that two people from long ago took the time to document many scenes around the town of Shrewsbury through photography.

PHOTOS: Geomagnetic storm leads to aurora in region

On May 9, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Space Weather Prediction Center issued a Geomagnetic Storm Warning for Friday. 

With friendly, experienced staff, BODY Therapeutics can help ease your pain

“We offer three of the most effective holistic modalities there are. Everyone can find a practitioner and a style on our team that resonates well with them."

Millbury Street’s Akillian celebrates 32 years of educating Grafton students

Akillian has helped hundreds of Grafton second- through sixth-grade students read in her book-filled classroom.

Community Advocate May 10, 2024

In this week's edition read Millbury Street’s Akillian celebrates 32 years of educating Grafton students. MBTA zoning vote delayed to October

Whatever happened, Marlborough’s Anna Young Walker kept dancing

She also choreographed many local musicals, and directed amateur productions in Marlborough, Hudson and Southborough.

Christopher Heights of Marlborough provides community, comfort and care

The building’s 24-hour staff can help residents with all types of tasks – even if it’s something as simple as opening a pickle jar.

Westborough clockmaker Gardner Parker was in high demand

The Smithsonian Institution, Sturbridge Village, Grafton’s Willard Clock Museum, or, even closer, the Westborough Historical Society.

PHOTOS: Fields of Daffodils at Tower Hill

Thousands of daffodils were in bloom as part of New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill’s Field of Daffodils.

Community Advocate May 3, 2024

In this week's edition read Shrewsbury Little League marks Opening Day with parade. Work on community center project manager named.

Clock museum begins campaign to expand

The Willard House and Clock Museum on Willard Street held an open house and kicked off its campaign to grow its endowment.

Poet Frank O’Hara left Grafton to pursue his dreams

ou can take the man out of Grafton, but you can’t take Grafton out of the man … or can you? Meet Frank O'Hara.

Community Advocate April 26, 2024

In this week's edition read Westborough ballplayers learn from former MLB hitting coach. Appropriation reduced for siding project at TM.

Grafton Garden Club sponsors annual cleanup

Sponsored by the Grafton Garden Club, the main event had those who preregistered stop by to pick up yellow trash bags.

Westborough Soldiers’ Monument commemorates those who died in the Civil War

Today, the Soldiers’ Monument still stands at the center of Memorial Cemetery; the fountain is maintained by the Westborough Garden Club.

Assabet Principal Hollick announces retirement

After 32 years of working at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, Principal Mark Hollick has decided to retire.