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Westborough Board of Health seeks community feedback ahead of Dec. 6 meeting

WESTBOROUGH - The Westborough Board of Health is seeking community feedback ahead of a planned discussion on Dec. 6 that will address both masking...

Community Advocate December 3, 2021

In this week;s issue Shrewsbury eighth graders may no longer be admitted to Assabet Vocational High School, Superintendent says

‘Live bullet’ found in Shrewsbury’s Oak Middle School hall

SHREWSBURY – A live bullet was found in a hallway of Oak Middle School this morning, according to a statement posted on social media...

Shrewsbury school administrators break down 2021 enrollment data

SHREWSBURY – This new school year saw changes for Shrewsbury Public Schools, including a new elementary school, new school zones and full-day kindergarten for...
Algonquin’s Todd Brogna wears a mask during a game in last year’s winter sports season. Student athletes across the region will be back in masks this winter in accordance with state guidance.

Area teams take stock of COVID-19 guidelines as winter season starts

REGION - Players, coaches and fans will be masked. But other familiar elements of the high school winter sports experience will return to normal...
The Cumberland Farms facility at 165 Flanders Road now acts as the US Headquarters for the EG Group. (Photo/Jesse Kucewicz)

Westborough asks EG America to contribute to traffic improvements

WESTBOROUGH – The Westborough Planning Board is hoping EG America will consider contributing to traffic improvement efforts at the intersection of Flanders Road and...
Existing signage stands of Fisher Street in Westborough near the entrance to Gibbons Middle School.

Westborough seeks funding for pedestrian, bicyclist safety improvements near middle school

By Dan Miller, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH - Safety improvements for walkers and bicyclists could be coming to an area of Westborough near Gibbons Middle School,...

Shrewsbury reacts as Baker, Polito say they will not seek third term

SHREWSBURY – Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced, Wednesday, that they will not seek re-election to a third term in 2022.  Back...

UPDATE: Westborough requires masks in municipal buildings

UPDATE: Westborough's mask mandate in municipal buildings is expected to remain in effect until Jan. 10. An employee guidance document also details other recommended COVID-19...

Westborough athletic director honored with ‘State Award of Merit’

WESTBOROUGH - Westborough High School Athletic Director Johanna DiCarlo earned special recognition last month as the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s State Award of...