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Northborough’s Master Plan Steering Committee gives year-end updates

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – The Northborough Master Plan Steering Committee met with selectmen at their Dec. 17 meeting to discuss the...

Matthew Grady, 32

Boston/Northborough - Matthew Christopher Grady, 32, of Boston and Northborough, passed unexpectedly while at work Sunday, Aug, 25th. He was born May 29, 1981...

Maybeck leaving Trinity for storytelling ministry

Northborough ??" Ask Rev. Cynthia Maybeck, the outgoing minister at Trinity Church in Northborough, what she means by Biblical Storytelling, and she's quick to come with an example: Recounting Mark 5:25, she tells the story of a woman healed by touching Christ's garment. At times, miming actions of the woman, gesturing with her arms outstretched, her voice flows naturally – speaking conversationally and dramatically, and ending the passage with a small and humble smile. It's easy to see how a listener could feel transported to a time 2,000 years ago.

Northborough Free Library to hold book sale during Applefest

Northborough – Northborough Free Library will have an excellent selection of fiction and non-fiction, adult and children's books during its Applefest Book Sale. The...

Northborough business owners concerned over proposed sign restrictions

Northborough – "You need to help them. You as a board need to help them." The words of small business owner John Fouracre seemed to echo the consensus of those gathered at the Northborough Planning Board meeting on March 5, where the board heard residents and fellow business owners express their concerns to a proposed change in the zoning by-laws that would limit the way businesses can use temporary signage in town.

Northborough Garden Club to hold annual ‘Holiday Enchantment’ event

Northborough – Bill Graham, the expert floral designer and owner of Beautiful Things, Ltd., in Salem, believes beautiful floral arrangements can lift spirits. Members of the Northborough Garden Club couldn’t agree more. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Northborough’s Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School, 31 Maple St, the club will hold its annual “Holiday Enchantment” event beginning at 12 p.m. Graham will give a presentation on creating holiday floral arrangements.

Proctor School students visit Northborough Historical Society Museum

Northborough – Third-graders from Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School took a field trip June 18 to the Northborough Historical Society Museum, where they learned more about the town as well as their school's namesake. The museum features a classroom setting with a college photo of Proctor dated 1904-1905. Another photo captures Proctor with her first-grade students.

New Northborough nonprofit seeks members to promote local businesses

Northborough – Shortly after Julie Booras, owner of Heart & Stone Jewelry, opened her studio in Northborough, she realized she had a problem. Although her store was located in the up-and-coming shopping district near the intersection of Route 20 and West Main Street, she found it cumbersome to explain where her store was located, as the area was lacking an identity of its own. Booras invited local business owners to get together for a brainstorming session on how they could work together.

Northborough family values duty, honor, country

Northborough - After attending Loyola University for two years, 2010 Algonquin Regional High School graduate Daniel Polanowicz decided to forgo another year at the traditional college. Instead, he decided that being an officer in the military was his calling, and that West Point was the best place to pursue his goal. He gained admission to the elite academy, one of the most prestigious educational establishments in the nation, which boasts astronauts, generals, business leaders and even U.S. presidents as graduates. The United States Military Academy at West Point ranks fourth in the nation for its production of Rhodes scholars, so by any standard, it is a significant accomplishment to gain acceptance to the school.

Golf outing to support Northborough’s 250th at historic Juniper Hill course

Northborough - Northborough’s 250th Anniversary Committee is gearing up for its golf outing Friday, Sept. 11, at Juniper Hill Golf Course. This is a fundraiser which will help to defray costs of upcoming events and activities being planned to celebrate Northborough’s milestone throughout 2016. The cost of the golf outing is $125 per person and the price includes entry into all events, 18 holes of golf, riding cart, breakfast, dinner and various awards. The awards presentation, dinner and auction will be held directly after golf. Non-golfers are invited to attend the dinner for $30 per person.

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