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Marlborough scientist-turned-watercolorist has no regrets

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Michele Clamp, 52, a native of England who now resides in Marlborough, is one of those artists that...

Northborough’s ‘Reincarnated Antiques’

By Normand Corbin, Contributing Writer  Nothborough - Welcome to “Reincarnated Antiques.” With the demolition of antique properties in Northborough a fairly regular occurrence, it seemed...
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Citing health concerns, Westborough officials hesitant to approve religious gathering at state hospital property

By Jennifer L. Grybowski, Contributing Writer Westborough  - The Board of Selectmen met jointly with the Board of Health July 14 to consider a request from...

Marlborough student wins major scholarship for Women in STEM

By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Rising to the top of a dozen high-caliber candidates, Marlborough resident Kaya Dorogi was recently announced as the...

Tufts Community Grants Program recognizes four Grafton non-profits

By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer Grafton - Thanks to the Tufts Community Grants Program, four local Grafton nonprofit organizations can breathe a little easier in...

Grafton man memorializes COVID-19 deaths with massive flag display

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Grafton - COVID-19 hurt Mike Labee’s business. It downsized his wedding. And, overall, it’s kept him quarantined like the rest...

Westborough BOS agrees with changing town seal but cautions it will take time

Current seal features cotton gin invented by Eli Whitney; public hearing to be held in July By Jennifer L. Grybowski, Contributing Writer Westborough - In response...

Westborough High School student takes action for environmental health

By Caroline White, Contributing Writer Westborough - Westborough High School has its very own climate change activist! Bridget Lord is an ambitious and dedicated junior...
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Southborough police sergeant released from hospital after stabbing  

Southborough – A Southborough police sergeant was stabbed in the back in the lobby of the Public Safety Building at about 9:50 p.m. last...

Residents show support for Westborough Police Department

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough – Several dozen people gathered in front of the Forbes Municipal building June 20 to hold a peaceful vigil...

Shrewsbury couple takes to the streets – all of them!

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury couple Laura Moore Spangenberg and her husband Scott love walking. To pass the time during the...
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Hudson rallies behind family of teacher killed in crash

Erin B. MacKay, 42, long-time Hudson school teacher By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Hudson - Community members have rallied in grief and support after beloved local teacher...

This week’s issue – June 12, 2020 (includes Summer Guide 2020)

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Local Youth Chamber musicians share their music virtually

The Boston Youth Chamber, a group of classically-trained young musicians that includes members from Northborough, Westborough, and Shrewsbury, isn’t letting the coronavirus pandemic stop them from sharing their music. 

A legacy of leadership and philanthropy

Cummings Foundation awards $20 million in grants to nonprofits By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor    Region – For over 50 years, Cummings Properties has been a...

Westborough’s Lake Chauncy closed for swimming this summer

Westborough also cancels rec programs By Jennifer Grybowski, Contributing Writer Westborough Recreation Director Jenn Kirkland reported at the June 2 Board of Selectmen meeting that the...

Westborough’s Sugar Shack strives to continue providing opportunities for students

Like many small businesses nowadays, the Sugar Shack candy store in Westborough needs support from the community if they are to continue operating.