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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Town manager presents mid-year fiscal update to board

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Town Manager Kevin Mizikar presented his mid-year fiscal update to the Board of Selectmen at their Jan....

Henry sworn in as new Northborough police officer

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – Police Chief William Lyver introduced new police officer recruit Connor Henry to the Board of Selectmen at...

Retiring Hudson police chief reflects on changing police job description over career

 By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Hudson-Now retiring Hudson police chief Michael Burks’ first big break was a job washing dishes.  Specifically, he was working undercover through...

Girl Scout cookie time in Northborough

Northborough – Members of Girl Scout Troop 64736, sell cookies on a chilly Jan. 20 outside of Rocky’s Ace Hardware store in Northborough. (l...

Westborough wastewater treatment plant honored for safety, reliability

Westborough - The Westborough wastewater treatment plant has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's New England Division as a Wastewater Treatment Plant...

Shrewsbury’s new firefighters are excited to learn the ropes before going out to serve

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Connor Jordan, Craig Mawdsley, Mike Penney and Alex Milosz were recently hired as full time firefighters through...

Westborough to consider purchasing property for parking

By Andrew Strecker, Contributing Reporter Westborough – Downtown Westborough needs more parking. The town’s board of selectmen once considered razing an historic property just for...

Westborough BOS will not change name – yet

By Andrew Strecker, Contributing Reporter   Westborough – Will the Westborough Board of Selectmen become the gender-neutral Select Board in 2020? Town Manager Kristi Williams asked selectmen...

Shrewsbury public lands committee reports findings to selectmen in joint meeting

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – The Board of Selectmen held a joint meeting with the Public Lands Committee at their Jan. 14...

MGC Westborough to host Cartwheel-athon to benefit fallen Worcester firefighter

Westborough – Mass Gymnastics Center will be hosting a Cartwheel-athon on Saturday, Feb. 1 to benefit the family of fallen Worcester Firefighter Lt. Jason...