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Westborough High Student Council honored for bringing students together

“This selfless devotion has earned them the universal respect of virtually everyone,” said Callaghan.

‘Rock out’ this summer with School of Rock in Northborough

All in all, Fraclose hopes to foster an inclusive, positive environment for students of all ages and abilities. School of Rock hasn’t been open long, but he’s liking what he’s seeing so far.

Memorial Day 2024: Here are the events

It's.Memorial Day weekend! What's happening around the region? Here's all you need to know for the next few days.
The Northborough Police Department is located on Main Street. Photo/Laura Hayes

Northborough Police charge 3 men with shoplifting at Wegman’s

Police took three men from Worcester into custody after they were allegedly seen shoplifting at Wegman's.

Westborough approves fee schedule for PAYT program

With less than two months before the town begins its Pay-as-You Throw (PAYT) program, residents now have a better idea on what it will cost.

Community Advocate May 24, 2024

In this week's edition read In honor of her son, Donaghue fights substance abuse. Town Meeting votes to keep Clinton St. an industrial zone.

Second public workshop scheduled on Westborough’s downtown plan

A second public workshop will provide a more detailed glimpse into what downtown Westborough could become.

Cold Harbor, Julio’s collaborate on beer in honor of Julio’s 50th

Cold Harbor Brewing and Julio’s Liquors are collaborating on a beer in honor of Julio's Liquors' 50th anniversary.
Water rates in Northborough will increase in the next fiscal year according to a town consultant. Photo/Dakota Antelman

Northborough approves settlement in sewer litigation with Marlborough

The Northborough Select Board approved a settlement agreement with Marlborough over years-long sewer litigation.

First responders honored for reviving Shrewsbury resident

On May 22, Worcester County DA Joseph D. Early Jr. presented the TEAM award – short for Team Excellence and Merit – to 12 first responders.

Fatal fire in Marlborough home under investigation

According to a press release, the Marlborough Fire Department responded to 66 Nolan Way at 8:23 a.m. May 22.

Dauphinais beats Mead for Grafton Select Board seat

Craig Dauphinais will return to the Select Board, according to unofficial results from the Town Clerk’s office.
Dana A. Catarius

Fales School closed in honor of late school counselor

Fales Elementary School closed on Tuesday, May 21, in honor of the school’s longtime counselor, Dana Catarius, who died on Monday, May 13.

Westborough DPW trimming trees this week

The Department of Public Works’ Forestry Division will be tree trimming in the downtown area from May 20-22 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Town Meeting votes to keep Clinton St. an industrial zone

Clinton Street will remain industrial. Read everything about Shrewsbury's late-night Town Meeting vote here.

In honor of her son, Donaghue fights substance abuse

State Rep. Kate Donaghue keeps a dose of Narcan taped to her State House ID card. “It’s always with me,” she said.

Shrewsbury-based piano educator earns Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award

Lisa Leong, a Shrewsbury-based piano educator, has been honored with the 2023 Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award.

Historic shoemaking building now a home décor store

The name, “Purple Rose,” was recommended by her son because Vicki is a fan of the color purple and loved roses.

Family bike parade highlights Westborough Unplugs week

The event was part of the week-long Westborough Unplugs Week, sponsored by Westborough Connects.

C. Neilson Construction provides quality work – every time

Neilson likes to remind customers that small projects can make a big difference. Read more about the company here.