How can the Community Advocate help you promote your business?

Group identifies need for a later school start time for Northborough-Southborough teens

Northborough/Southborough - The feasibility of implementing a later start time for middle and high school has been the topic of discussion in Northborough-Southborough since 2014. Start School Later-MA (SSL-MA) Chapter Leader Mary Hamaker and the Start School Later Northborough-Southborough, MA Chapter Leader Michelle Brownlee are optimistic that the discussion will continue this year and changes be made for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Electronic recycling at Zeh School

Northborough – The Marion E. Zeh School will host its annual Electronic Recycling Day Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at...
Roland J. Bassett

Roland J. Bassett, 87, of Northborough

Northborough - Roland J. Bassett, 87, a longtime resident of Northborough and husband of 62 years to Anne E. (Hanson) Bassett, passed away Dec....

Little Shop of Olive Oils offers array of oils, vinegars and much more

Northborough - Located at 269 West Main St. in Northborough is a hidden gem called the Little Shop of Olive Oils. Owners Mike and...

Northborough free summer concert series kicks off June 30

Northborough - The Northborough Community Affairs Committee has announced the return of its free Summer Concert Series for 2019.  All concerts will be held...

Shawl Ministry creates warmth in community

Northborough - In the St. Rose of Lima Parish in Northborough, Sister Joan and Lee Zawacki serve at the forefront of the Shawl Ministry, a group of women of all ages who create prayer shawls for people who are ill and for those who are celebrating a joyous event, such as a wedding. The purpose of the Shawl Ministry, which meets twice a month, is to serve people who are experiencing an illness or a celebratory occasion through the comfort of a shawl that is blessed by the ministry.

Thomas H. Minnucci, 100, of Northborough

Northborough - Thomas H. Minnucci, 100, of Northborough, formerly of Fayville and Marlborough, died Friday, May 16, 2014 at Beaumont Rehab and Skilled Nursing...

Chrzan helps local golfers enjoy game to the fullest

Northborough --- “You don’t have the game you played last year or last week. You only have today’s game. It may be far from your best, but that’s all you’ve got. Harden your heart and make the best of it.”

Something's cooking with kids

Northborough - Alex Glassman, 3, enjoys making soft pretzels during a session of Pre-K Cook & Create, offered by Northborough Recreation at the Southwest...

Northborough Junior Women's Club wins prize for polystyrene foam recycling project

Northborough - Members of the Northboro Junior Woman's Club (NJWC) recently returned from Phoenix, Ariz., where they attended the annual convention of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC). There, the NJWC was awarded second place in the annual GFWC Community Improvement Program for its polystyrene recycling project.

Snowy day brings spring fun indoors at Peaslee Fair

Northborough – Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School held its annual Kids’ Fair March 28. It may have been snowing outside all day, but the fun was heating up inside the school as kids of all ages enjoyed an indoor carnival with games, crafts, activities and raffles. Local businesses generously sponsored the event or donated items for the silent auction.

Jane Hasson, 68, of Northborough

Northborough - Jane (Pettee) Hasson, 68, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, July 2, 2017. She leaves her devoted husband of 45 years, John Hasson;...

Students display Mexico-inspired art at Peaslee Elementary

Northborough - On the evening of Wednesday, March 12, there will be quite a fiesta at the Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School. From 6-7:30 p.m., students, parents and members of the community will be celebrating the opening night for The Art of Mexico with a display of artwork made by the entire student body, refreshments, a building tour, scavenger hunt, song and dance performances by students, and participatory mural art inspired by the famous Mexican painter Diego Rivera.

Northborough Recreation seeks summer staff

Looking for a job this summer? The Northborough Recreation Department is currently hiring for several positions.

Scouts ensure Northborough’s veterans are not forgotten

By Kelly Burneson, Contributing Photographer Northborough - Gerard W. Bourque, service officer for the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234, and members of Boy Scout Troop...

Cut trees cause concern at Mt. Pisgah Conservation Area

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Recently, residents have reported that a large number of trees have been cut down in the Mt....

Northborough Historical Society to celebrate Applefest

Northborough – The Northborough Historical Society has a full slate of activities planned as part of the town's Applefest celebration. All activities will be held...

Coffee shop aims to serve coffee with an international flair 

By Jeffery Theodore, Contributing Writer NORTHBOROUGH - Coffee is king back in Alexis and Osiris Vallejos’ native Nicaragua. Locally, Alexis and Osiris are working to continue...

NSPAC holds Welcome Back Dessert/Coffee Hour Sept. 30

Northborough/Southborough – The Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) will be holding a Welcome Back Dessert/Coffee Hour Friday, Sept. 30, from 6:30 to...

Selectmen expect sharp increase in solid waste disposal fees

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Department of Public Works Director Scott Charpentier and Town Engineer Fred Litchfield discussed details of the town’s...