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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Former sponsor meets her adult ChildFund alumnus

Northborough – Before Deb Bourque of Northborough was married and had two children, she began donating $24 monthly to ChildFund International (formerly known as Christian Children’s Fund) to sponsor then-8-year-old Momodou Bah of the Gambia in West Africa. According to the organization’s website, “ChildFund exists to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to improve their lives and the opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.”

Casa Vallarta – Classic, delicious Mexican food at reasonable prices

Northborough - On a recent Sunday afternoon, my husband and I stopped in at Casa Vallarta for lunch. By the time we left an hour later, we were totally stuffed but still had enough food left over for our two teenage sons to have a nice hearty snack later that evening.

John R. Wood, 86, of Northborough

Northborough - John R. Wood, 86, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Oakdale Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in West Boylston after a short...

Northborough Garden Club seeks plant donations

Northborough - The annual Northborough Garden Club plant sale will be held Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Ellsworth McAfee...

Northborough selectmen set legislative priorities

Northborough—Ahead of a planned meeting with the town’s legislative delegation next month, the Board of Selectmen laid out its priorities from state government for the coming year, many of which have been on the board’s wish list for several years. Several of the priorities the board discussed at its meeting Feb. 22 focus on state funding, including Chapter 90 roadway construction funds.

Local woodworker refurbishes chairs for charity

Northborough – Dilapidated chairs find their way into Northborough resident Forest Lyford’s basement woodworking workshop and are helping Northborough groups raise funds during this holiday season.

Saint-Gobain’s Northborough R & D Center acts as good neighbor to area communities

Northborough - Thirty years ago, Saint-Gobain opened its research and development center on Goddard Road in Northborough. It became part of the now 350-year-old French-owned building materials company that has locations in over 60 countries and a long tradition of supporting the local communities that surround its sites.

Northborough Women's Club announces 2014 scholarships

Northborough – The Northborough Women's Club will be offering two $750 scholarships for further education in any field. Residents of Northborough who will be...

Algonquin girls’ soccer tops Hudson in season opener

Northborough – The Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks girls’ soccer team defeated the Hudson High School Hawks by a score of 7-1 in the season opener for both teams.

Peaslee students selected for all-state chorus

Northborough - Four girls from the Marguerite E. Peaslee School recently traveled to Boston to sing in the first ever All-State Treble Chorus. From the 600 students that auditioned, the girls were part of the final 200 that were selected to participate in the chorus.

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Northborough voters to vote on 41 warrant articles at Annual Town...

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – The Annual Town Meeting will convene Monday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. at Algonquin Regional High School, 79...