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Market Basket announces opening date for Shrewsbury store

This announcement comes after customers have been anticipating the opening of the Market Basket after the Planning Board approved plans.

Site of vacant lakeside building in Shrewsbury saw a variety of uses over time

The history of that location goes back to the mid-1800s, when the Haas and Fenner boathouse occupied the same spot. Years later, a number of buildings were built just east of the boathouse.

UPDATE: BJs considers moving headquarters to Marlborough

BJs Wholesale Club headquarters, currently located in Westborough, is looking to move its 800-1,000 employees to Campus Drive in Marlborough.

After nearly a century, Wildwood closes its doors

At the Wildwood steakhouse restaurant on Boston Post Road East, about 40 customers waited for the doors to open Saturday evening.

Westborough was home for the Navy’s highest-ranking officer

Adm. Louis Emil Denfeld was appointed by President Harry Truman to the highest-ranking officer in the U.S. Navy in December 1947. 

Work begins on Mass. Pike, Route 495 interchange

The first stages to reconstruct the Massachusetts Turnpike and Route 495 interchange on the border of Westborough and Hopkinton are underway.

BJ’s move creates opportunities for Westborough, officials say

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH/MARLBOROUGH – Although BJ’s Wholesale Club has been a member of the business community for a decade, Westborough officials understand the...

Former Westborough man told police he intended to kill mother, records say

Daniel Uhlman, 53, of Marlborough, was arraigned in Marlborough District Court on Friday, June 2, following the death of his mother June 1.

Local hockey community reacts after player sustains ‘serious injury’

REGION - The local hockey community is rallying behind Hopedale hockey player Aiden Collins after he sustained a “serious injury” in a game against...

Court rejects injunction for Regal Cinemas project

Westborough had solicited a request for proposals (RFP) for the Regal Cinemas property, and the town received three proposals.

“Spag’s” was a Shrewsbury retail legend for more than half a century

For more than fifty years, “Spag’s” was a well-known business throughout the New England area.

Original Piccadilly Pub was a ‘beloved watering hole’ in downtown Westborough

The first Piccadilly Pub became a beloved watering hole, begun at the downtown rotary in 1973 by William C. (Billy) Martin. Paula Kane, called “PK,” was a well-known employee there from 1982 to 2007.

Westborough’s Daniel Kwan receives Oscar nod for ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’

Daniel Kwan's film "Everything Everywhere All At Once" collected 11 Oscar nominations on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Westborough’s Daniel Kwan wins at the Oscars

Westborough High School Class of 2006 graduate Daniel Kwan has already taken home the Academy Award for original screenplay.

Man injured by falling tree in Marlborough

By Ron Ayotte, Contributing Writer. A man was transported to UMass Medical Center via Life Flight helicopter on Saturday, April 24 at approximately 12:00pm. The person...

Raising Cane’s opening in Marlborough pushed to May

If you’re hankering for chicken fingers from Raising Cane’s, you’ll have to wait a while longer. The restaurant will open next month.

Buck supermoon shines over Northborough

Community members across the region looked to the sky on Wednesday night at the brilliant supermoon on display. 

Assabet River Rail Trail keeps pace with growing communities

For the past 25 years, the Assabet River Rail Trail has provided opportunities to run, walk and bike year round.

Rainbow Motel was the last of Shrewsbury’s cabin rentals

All that remains is a worn, broken-down sign with the motel’s name and advertising cabins for $70 per night. The buildings have all been torn down with the site awaiting redevelopment.
Cheryl A. Daigneault

Cheryl A. Daigneault, 45, of Grafton

Sept. 5, 1974 – Aug. 13, 2020 I was born on Thursday September 5, 1974 in Worcester and have lived my whole life in Grafton....