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‘Lunch Lady’ author visits Proctor Elementary

Northborough - The students at the Fannie E. Proctor School were treated to a guest appearance by local author Jarrett J. Krosocza Dec. 15.

Northborough selectmen discuss influx of signs

Northborough - The Board of Selectmen discussed at its June 11 meeting the influx of signs that have popped up recently in the town's center. Selectman Jeff Amberson noted that he has received numerous complaints from residents in the past few months regarding this issue. Bill Farnsworth, the town's building inspector, said that part of the problem is that businesses and residents interpret the town's sign bylaw individually and do not fully understand what signs are allowed and what are not.

Northborough Historical Society to hold presentation on Civil War mapping

Northborough - The Northborough Historical Society, 52 Main St., will present “The Topographical Engineer and Civil War Era Mapping” Friday, Jan. 27, at 7:30...

Come celebrate Northborough at its 250th finale event

Northborough - The final days to purchase your tickets to the Northborough’s 250th Finale dinner dance are quickly approaching. The event will take place...

‘Be a Santa for a Senior’ program kicks off in Northborough

Northborough - This season, many Northborough seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to the “Be a Santa to a Senior® “ program. Sponsored by the Northborough Home Instead Senior Care® office, the program brings together businesses, volunteers and members of the community to provide gifts and companionship for lonely and isolated seniors.

Willy's Kitty Angels Rescue helps strays find new home

Northborough - MaryEllen Richards, director of Willy's Kitty Angels Rescue, is on a mission: to help one stray cat at a time. For her and her team of volunteers, there are not enough hours in the day to accomplish all that they are trying to do. In 2007, Richards was living in the Dudley/Webster area and took on the task of trapping, neutering and releasing cats that she would find left behind. She would also take some of these felines to the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield for their free feral Sunday clinics.

For Northborough woman, ‘Eve’s Christmas reunion’ is special     

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Northborough – If you meet Evelyn “Eve” Lindquist, there’s a good chance that minutes later, you’ll be looking at baby pictures...

Something new is cooking with kids in Northborough

Northborough - Rose Gebauer, 2, and her nanny, Blanca Cappello, knead pizza dough together during the Feb. 15 session of Pre-K Cook...

Northborough Rotary Club to host annual scholarship breakfast 

Northborough – The 47th annual Northborough Rotary Club Scholarship Pancakes and Jazz Breakfast will be held at the Marguerite E. Peaslee School, 31 Maple...

Northborough Senior Center director shares success with Board of Selectmen

Northborough – Kelly Burke, director of the Northborough Senior Center, appeared before the Board of Selectmen at its July 17 meeting. She brought with her the Innovator of the Year Award that Northborough received, along with Hudson and Marlborough, for their joint efforts on behalf of COME 2 B Dementia Friendly from the Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging at their annual meeting in June.

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Dog Park in Northborough is scuttled

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Plans for a proposed dog park that would have been located at the Michael P. Yellick Conservation...