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Parents of Pete Frates accept donation in Northborough for ALS foundation

Northborough – By now, the story of former Boston College baseball captain Pete Frates is widely known not only in New England but around the country and beyond. Pete was a 2007 graduate of BC and a star on the Eagles baseball team. He was diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in 2011 and has become an international spokesman for the disease. He was the inspiration for the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” which has raised more than $220 million for ALS research, making it the most successful social media fundraising effort in history.

Have a sensational meal at the new Sea Dog Steak & Ale

Northborough – I was eager to try the Sea Dog's new location in Northborough ever since it opened two months ago. A friend and I met there for dinner recently, and can's wait to go back with our husbands.

Northborough veterans offer unique way to pay tribute to fallen comrades

Northborough – Veterans from American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234 set up a table outside Lowe's Variety and Meat Market July 3 to...

Cornerstone Academy kids show caring by sharing this season

Northborough - The students and families of Cornerstone Academy, a private school in Northborough, are reaching out to a family in need this holiday season. The school is working with Northborough Helping Hands to collect toys, games and gift cards for a local family in need. Throughout the month of December, Cornerstone gathered 21 items for the family’s three children ranging in age from 2 to 9 years, and approximately $300 in gift cards.

Charles Parker Swan III, longtime Northborough Town Moderator, dies

Northborough – Charles Parker Swan III, 85, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Swan was born April 18,...

Burst pipe problems in Northborough are resolved

Northborough - On March 7, snow melting from a wild winter and early spring rain combined to cause a Shrewsbury sewer line to break on Thayer Street in Northborough. However, due to the quick work of both the Northborough and Shrewsbury Department of Public Works (DPWs), the pipes and roadway were fixed by March 9.

Northborough's Historical Society organ restoration completed in time for concert series

Northborough - A stream of afternoon sun gleams on the smooth wood of the organ. Deep chords resonate throughout the hall, passing from the player's fingers tapping the keys to each historical artifact on the shelves. Llanda Richardson is getting her first chance to play a piece on the tracker organ at the Northborough Historical Society after its major restoration. The George Stevens organ works nearly as well as it did back in 1874 when it was built??"just in time for the Organ Concert Series at the Northborough Historical Society.

Northborough officials discuss tax classification

Northborough - At the Nov. 14 Board of Selectmen’s meeting, Town Administrator John Coderre gave a presentation regarding the classification and valuation of property in relation to a single tax rate versus a split tax rate for commercial and residential property owners. The presentation was followed by a public hearing, required by law, before the board of selectmen voted to establish the tax rate and locking in the budget for Fiscal Year 2017.

Northborough Youth Soccer Tomahawks win championship

Northborough – The Northborough Youth Soccer Tomahawks finished off an undefeated season (5-0) by winning the GU12 Division Championship in the annual Natick Columbus...

Tonya M. List, 74

Northborough – Tonya M. (Spadafore) List, 74, formerly of Deacon Street, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at home after a five-year bout with pancreatic...

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Trinity Church offers love and blessings for pets

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough - The Rev. Valeria Schmidt, pastor of Northborough’s Trinity Church, welcomed members of her congregation and guests to...