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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.

Saint John’s lacrosse notches win over Algonquin

The Saint John’s Pioneers lacrosse team entered Thursday’s game against Algonquin Regional High School with four straight losses.

Kimball Sand Company locks in zoning following new commercial zoning district

The Planning Board approved a preliminary subdivision for Kimball Sand Company, which will essentially lock in their industrial zoning.

Applications for crafters being accepted for Harvest Craft Fair

The GFWC Northboro Junior Woman’s Club is getting ready for its 47th annual Harvest Craft Fair on Nov. 2 at Melican Middle School.

Northborough man seeks kidney donor

Rama Rao Mukkamala is looking for a kidney donor after he was diagnosed with primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FGS).

Voters re-elect incumbents to Planning Board, Northborough School Committee

Northborough held its town election on May 14; according to the unofficial results provided by the Town Clerk, there was an 11.52% voter turnout.

Worcester DA IDs 16-year-old victim in Northborough shooting

The Worcester County DA has identified the teen killed during a shooting at a party in Northborough as Ygor Correia, 16, of Bellingham.

Northborough town-wide yard sale May 18

A community-wide yard sale is coming to Northborough. The sale will take place on May 18 with a rain date of May 19.

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.
drone photo of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough by Tami White

Select Board approves lease, power purchase agreements for school solar arrays

The school district went to the board seeking to expedite the process to enter into lease and power purchase agreements for solar arrays.

One fatality from shooting at Northborough party

A shooting during a party in Northborough on May 12 has resulted in the death of a 16-year-old boy from Bellingham.

Northborough to sign P&S for 432 Whitney by May 20

Efforts to purchase 432 Whitney St. are moving forward. During Town Meeting, residents approved an article to use CPA funds for the purchase.

Northborough signs contract for new trash, recycling provider

Northborough will be starting with a new provider E.L. Harvey for its trash and recycling collection services this summer.
The Assabet Valley Mastersingers will kickoff their concert series on Oct. 30 at St. John's High School.

Mastersingers to present ‘A German Requiem’

Assabet Valley Mastersingers (AVM) has announced the final concert of its 46th season, featuring Johannes Brahms' masterpiece "A German Requiem." 

‘They play together’: Teamwork helps Westborough girls lacrosse top rival Algonquin

It was an “all hands on deck” type of afternoon for the Westborough girls lacrosse team. Read all about it here.

Shrewsbury, Algonquin students visit Polar Park for ‘Senior Scoop’

In addition to the students, several guidance counselors and other Shrewsbury staff headed to Polar Park to attend the event.

Learn to photograph flowers with Northborough Garden Club

The Northborough Garden Club will be hosting a presentation entitled “How to Photograph Flowers” on May 4 at 1 p.m.

Northborough candidates make their case for election

The Community Advocate reached out to candidates in contested races for Planning Board and School Committees for the May 14 election.

Northborough Candidate Statement – School Committee – Gigi Lisa Howell

I would love the opportunity as a committee member to bring my unique talents and experience to the table to assist in collaborating ...