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Race honors legacy of local business owner

Northborough – Local residents may remember Mary Beth Benison as the original owner of CocoBeni Confections, but many may not know how courageous, caring, and inspiring she was as well. After 15 years of health challenges and being diagnosed in 2014 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and mesothelioma, two terminal illnesses, she passed away on May 3, 2015. Earlier this year, her youngest sister Katie Benison-Camell helped to establish The Mary Beth Benison Foundation, a nonprofit organization to continue Benison’s legacy of kindness, love and compassion.

Habitat for Humanity preserves memories for future generations

  By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Thanks to the nonprofit organization Habitat for Humanity Metro West/Greater Worcester (HFH MWGW), future generations of Northborough...

Public hearing to be held on permit for White Cliffs demolition

Northborough – The Northborough Historical Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the demolition permit for White Cliffs, 187 Main St., Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7:15 p.m. at the Robert E. Melican Middle School Teaching Center, 1st Floor, 145 Lincoln St.

Shelagh K. Ricker, 74, of Northborough

Northborough - Shelagh K. Ricker, 74, of Northborough, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital, Worcester. She was the...

Northborough students to sing at Carnegie Hall

Northborough – Kathryn Ferencsik and Katherine Moffa, both eighth-graders at Robert E. Melican Middle School in Northborough, have been selected for the 2015 Middle...

Northborough family provides “fresh air” for New York City teenager

Northborough - Summer is time for picnics, outdoor sports, and trips to the beach. In New York City, those types of activities are harder to come by, especially for those in less affluent, more crowded neighborhoods.

Northborough Woman's Club hosts party at Senior Center

Northborough - (l to r) Alice White and Margo Marden make their way along the buffet table at the Northborough Woman's Club's 21st annual...

5K race planned to remember Melican Middle School teacher

Northborough – Lisa (Gentilotti) Kaplan, a 12-year veteran Spanish teacher at Robert E. Melican Middle School and lifelong resident of the area, passed away Nov. 23, after a six-week battle with a rare and aggressive type of mesothelioma. She was a graduate of Westborough High School and Assumption College, and had lived in Grafton. A 5K race is being planned for Saturday, May 14, to celebrate her memory.

LACROSSE: All Americans play for Algonquin

Northborough/Southborough - Billy Hegarty and Nick Mazzola were recently named to the All-American squads. These two captains led the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS)...

Boy Scouts offer tree removal services for Northborough residents

Northborough - The annual town-wide Christmas Tree Removal sponsored by Boy Troop 101 will take place Saturday, Jan. 10. This service is designed to...

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Interboro Community Band to hold free winter concert Dec. 15

Northborough - The Interboro Community Band will hold a free winter concert Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. in the Algonquin Regional High School...