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Toys for Tots, Holiday Trolley discussed in Northborough

Northborough - Toys for Tots and the Holiday Trolley were discussed at the Nov. 21 Board of Selectmen meeting. Fire Department Captain Rob Theve described the upcoming U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. He said that last year's collection netted around 1,000 toys, and due to the state of the economy, Theve predicted the need would be great this year as well.

Residents make strides for Parkinson's disease

Southborough/Northborough - According to the American Parkinson's Disease Association (APDA), Parkinson's disease affects more than 1.5 million people in the United States. The disease is a progressive disorder of the central nervous system resulting in a variety of symptoms, including muscle rigidity, tremors, and changes in speech and gait.

Patti R. Rogers, 62, of Northborough

Northborough - Patti R. (Keach) Rogers, 62, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. She leaves her loving husband of 40 years, Dr. Rick G. Rogers;...
Milton J. Downey

Milton J. Downey, 86, of Northborough

Northborough – Milton “Mike” J. Downey, 86, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a period of declining...
Members of the Northborough Police Department receive their accreditation award. Photo/submitted

Northborough Police receives fifth consecutive accreditation award

Northborough – Northborough Chief of Police William Lyver announced that the Northborough Police Department formally received its fifth consecutive accreditation award Oct. 24. The...

Northborough Trinity Church welcomes Pokémon GO players

Northborough - If you have noticed more kids outside this summer walking in groups or riding bikes, it may be due to the Pokémon GO craze. They may be still holding an electronic device, but many parents are thrilled their kids are outside being social with friends and meeting other people. Pokémon GO is a popular multiplayer, GPS-dependent game application used with a mobile device. Players search real world areas in order to find and capture Pokémon monsters, which are based on the popular video game and collectible cards.

Cornerstone Academy dedicates outdoor learning space

Northborough - On May 10, Cornerstone Academy of Northborough dedicated its recently implemented Outdoor Classroom, a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat and unique learning space. The private elementary school’s 43 students, faculty, and families gathered for a ribbon-cutting, outdoor meditation and planting ceremony.

White Cliffs back on market after bid to purchase is withdrawn

Northborough – The historic White Cliffs mansion is now back on the market after a Shrewsbury woman withdrew her bid to purchase the property.

Residents invited to show respect for fallen soldier

Northborough – Town officials have announced the following arrangements have been made for Spc. Brian Arsenault, who was killed in action in Afghanistan. The wake...

Northborough Library hosts “Dads and Donuts” program

Northborough - On March 3, the Northborough Public Library hosted a "Dads and Donuts," program for fathers and their young children. Children's librarian Laura Brennan arranged the creative and informative half-hour reading program just for fathers.

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Data against use of plastic bags is flawed

To the Editor: At the recent Northborough Town Meeting Article 36 (Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw) passed. This article is based on some poor data (causing...