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Community Gardens promotes healthy lifestyles

By Justin Saglio, Community Reporter Northborough - Eagle Scout Mike Strickland helped to create the town's community gardens on Valentine Road. He worked with other...

Women's group helps other women better their lives

orthborough – As chair of International Outreach for the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) of Massachusetts for a two-year term starting June 2010, Northborough resident Fran Warren stresses the group's focus on helping women and children throughout the world. "We'se mostly trying to develop the skills, the knowledge and opportunity for children and women to better themselves and to help raise them from the dire poverty they live in in their community," she said.

Applefest Street Fair to be held Sat., Sept. 21

Northborough - Nearly 100 vendors are expected to participate in the annual Applefest Street Fair Saturday, Sept. 21. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) parking lot. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Northborough. Last year approximately 5,000 people came to enjoy the event, Skip Doyle, the committee chair, said. "We are expecting another great turnout this year," he said. "In addition to many of the vendors we have had in the past, we have several new craft vendors this year. There will be a whole mix of types."

Community asked to “Be a Santa to a Senior” Nov. 21 through Dec. 9

Northborough - "I thought Christmas was for children… I was not expecting the day to be special for me…I was so moved to be...

Deadline for Northborough Friendship Brickway is extended

Northborough – The deadline for orders for Phase 2 of the Friendship Brickway at the Northborough Senior Center has been extended until June 1. According...

Selectmen accept five acres in area targeted for conservation

Northborough – The Board of Selectmen voted Nov. 10 to accept the donation of a five-acre parcel of land off Smith Road that will help the town and two of its neighbors move closer to an ambitious regional conservation goal.

Northborough's Otis Street sewer main project update for Aug. 2

Northborough - Otis Street will continue to be a one-way road going towards Route 9 from the intersection of Thayer/Tomblin Hill Road and Otis...

Locals report military news, Feb. 3 edition

Region - Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer 2 Denrick Mills has been decorated with the Army Achievement Medal. The medal is awarded to members of...

Northboro Contra Dance Oct. 15 at First Parish Unitarian

Northborough – Saturday, Oct. 15, Alice Morris will be calling the Northboro Contra Dance. The dance is from 8 to 11 p.m., at First...

“Silver surfers” take to technology

Northborough/Southborough - Under the direction of math teacher Eileen Palmer and guidance counselor Jason Lessard, Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) Community Action Program (CAP) students have spent the last month holding technology seminars for seniors at both the Southborough Senior Center and the Northborough Senior Center. The tech-savvy teens have made great strides in closing any technology generation gaps, showing seniors easy ways to mute their phones, text, change ring tones, take pictures or download a book on a Kindle.