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Friday, September 21, 2018

Alexandra L. Valoras, of Grafton

Grafton - Monday March 19, 2018 witnessed the tragic, untimely death of the beautiful Alexandra Lee Valoras. She was a caring daughter, loving sister,...

The C.A. six tips of the day for Oct. 18

Region - Today is Thursday, Oct. 18, the 292nd day of 2012. In a World Series game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on this date in 1977, "Mr. October," aka New York Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson, hit three home runs in a row off of three consecutive pitches from three different pitchers. On this day in 1767, English surveyors Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon completed their survey of the boundary between the colonies of Pennsylvania and Maryland as well as areas that would eventually become the states of Delaware and West Virginia. The men did so at the behest of the Penn and Calvert families, to solve a land dispute. On this day in 1998, 700 people died when a pipeline exploded in Jesse, Nigeria. The cause of the explosion, which resulted in a massive fire that burned for nearly a week, was never determined.

Isabelle Chang is Spirit of Shrewsbury Grand Marshal

Shrewsbury – Isabelle Chang has been announced as the Grand Marshal for the 17th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival. A resident of Shrewsbury for over 60 years, the former Isabelle Chin grew up in Boston, the daughter of an import/export tea merchant. One of nine children, she was the fifth child in a bustling household.

Northborough committee names conservation land after former DPW director

By Melanie Petrucci, Contributing Writer Northborough – Northborough Selectman Jeff Amberson spoke on behalf of the Northborough Municipal Naming Committee and introduced the proposal to...

Former employee charged with alleged Southborough theft

Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth Paulhus released this statement this morning: On February 22, 2018, the Southborough Police Department took a formal Larceny Over $250.00...

Northborough residents reject Zoning Board limitations

Northborough ??" Northborough Town Meeting voters on Oct. 28 overwhelmingly rejected a change to the bylaw that would eliminate the Zoning Board of Appeal's (ZBA) ability to grant use variances. Under Northborough's bylaw, the ZBA has the power to allow a use in a zoning district not otherwise permitted. The largest use variance granted by the board occurred in 2005 and paved the way for the Northborough Crossing shopping center.

ARC annual Comedy Night to be held Feb. 16 at Portuguese Club

Hudson/Marlborough - The eighth annual Comedy Night Benefit will be held Friday, Feb. 16, at the Hudson Portuguese Club, 13 Port St. The event,...

K of C golf tournament to be held June 15

Region - The Adelphi Council 4181 of the Shrewsbury Knights of Columbus will hold its annual charity golf tournament Friday, June 15, at Juniper...

Rummage sale at St. Mark’s May 12

Southborough - St. Mark’s Church, 27 Main St., Southborough, will hold a rummage sale Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Items...

YMCA reminds families about important water safety tips

Region - With area drownings at the top of resident concerns throughout the summer, the YMCA’s continued commitment to aquatic safety has sparked a...