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Northborough Destination Imagination teams head to global competition

Northborough – Three Northborough Destination Imagination (DI) teams earned top placements at the Massachusetts State tournament held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute April 2. They are now heading to the global level competitions to be held May 24-27 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, which will include competitors from 48 states and 30 countries.

Developing wrestling skills at Algonquin

Northborough/Southborough - Team members and coaches of Algonquin Youth Wrestling gather at one of the 12 sessions of the spring program's Youth...

Get In Shape for Women helps families in need

Marlborough/Northborough – Three Marlborough families in need recently had a very merry Christmas thanks to the generosity of members of Get In Shape for Women of Northborough. Kathy Griffin-Ireland, parish secretary at Immaculate Conception Parish in Marlborough, reached out to Jody Chaffee, owner of Get in Shape for Women, with a donation proposal to help families most in need within the community during the holiday season.

Northborough Selectmen weigh in on ZBA in wake of Town Meeting

Northborough - Most members of the Board of Selectmen voiced their support for the embattled Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) during the selectmen's Nov. 4 meeting, in the wake of a Town Meeting decision that allowed the ZBA to keep its ability to grant a use variance. During a report to his fellow board members on the Town Meeting, Selectman Aaron Hutchins inquired whether his board ought to revisit zoning board appointments and as to which circumstances ZBA members may not be reappointed.

The history of White Cliffs – Exterior architecture

Northborough - Built in the late 1880s, the White Cliffs mansion is a “Shingle Style” architectural masterpiece. The website www.wentworthstudio.com gives a very good review of this architectural style and was used as a reference for this article. This style was developed in New England between 1880 and 1900. It borrowed liberally from other Victorian styles. Architects handled proportion and details as if they were sculptural compositions. Exterior design elements include wood construction built atop first floors made of stone. Porches, balconies, and large windows encouraged an interaction with the out-of-doors. The design promoted informality and eclecticism as a clear expression of American individualism.

Phyllis B. Chapdelaine, 92, of Northborough

Northborough - Phyllis B. (Morse) Chapdelaine, a lifelong resident of Northborough, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. She was 92 years...

Kids get a healthy dose of fun at Lincoln Street School 

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Northborough- The students at the Lincoln Street Elementary School recently completed a week of learning about the importance of healthy eating...

Full Moon Walk at Carney Park

Northborough - A full moon and a chorus of spring peepers will highlight a Shrewsbury Trails Committee walk Sunday, April 9, from 7:30 to...

Wegmans manager thanks Northborough selectmen

Northborough - Kevin Russell, the manager of the new Wegmans store that opened in October 2011 at Northborough Crossing, met briefly with the Board of Selectmen at the board's Feb. 13 meeting.

Northborough voters to decide on articles related to marijuana, plastic bags, and more

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Eligible Northborough voters will have the opportunity to participate in the  Annual Town Meeting (ATM) Monday, April 23...

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