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Selectmen support pay-as-you-throw waste disposal

Northborough - With the town’s solid waste contract due to expire during the next fiscal year, selectmen Sept. 28 backed continuing the pay-as-you-throw program that’s been in place for over a decade. Town Engineer Fred Litchfield came to the board seeking direction as he began to prepare next year’s budget. If the town was to make a major change, he said, now would be the time to begin that process.

Petrucci is new Senior Community Reporter for Northborough and Shrewsbury

Northborough/Shrewsbury  - We are pleased to announce that Melanie Petrucci will be our new Senior Community Reporter for Northborough and Shrewsbury.  As such, she...

Northborough seeks grant to investigate regional health care

Northborough - In an effort to save money and provide better health care services, Northborough has teamed up with neighboring local communities to apply for a grant from the Department of Public Health.

Jack’s Guitar Garage opens second location

Northborough - Jack Shanahan, owner of Jack’s Guitar Garage, located at 243 West Main St. in Northborough, has opened a second location in Grafton. The new facility, located at 198 Worcester St., North Grafton, boasts five large classrooms and a young kid's musical room for preschoolers.
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Daniel J. Griffin, 84, of Northborough

Northborough - Daniel J. Griffin, 84, a 54-year resident of Northborough, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2020 at Beaumont of Westborough after a...

Northborough Fire Chief Parenti is a self-proclaimed ‘data geek’

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Ever wonder what Fire Chief David Parenti does when he isn’t out helping put out fires?  He...

Murphy promotes healthy slumber through sleep society

Northborough - As the secretary and treasurer of the Massachusetts Sleep Society, Northborough resident Brian Murphy strives to provide sleep patients with better care and encourages overall awareness of the importance of sleep.

Northborough church announces Community Fall Festival

Northborough - Church of the Nativity will hold its annual Fall Festival Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Northborough campus located at 45 Howard St. This annual event is loaded with fun for the whole family. The festival is open to the community and will feature cuisine from local vendors and live musical performances including the regionally renowned Assabet Valley Chamber Singers.

Northborough receives “Safe Routes to School” grant

Northborough - Students of Marion E. Zeh Elementary School are on the move. In an effort to promote health and environmental consciousness amongst the student body, the school has held "Walk and Bike to School" days once a month since June 2010.

Zechello and Quinn announce engagement

Northborough - William Zechello and Kathleen Quinn, both of Northborough, have announced their engagement. Their wedding will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at...

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Northborough Board of Selectmen’s updates and news

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer NORTHBOROUGH - The Northborough Board of Selectmen met on Oct. 19 and shared updates and town news including welcoming new...