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A century ago in Shrewsbury, some outdoor pursuits were far less placid than today

Presumably, back in the early 1900s shooting at fish with a shotgun was just considered another form of outdoor amusement!

Couples take center stage at B. Remembered

“To be successful in business, you have to listen first. We have had early success just by treating people right.”

Shrewsbury Mock Trial Team flourishes in state competition

What the Shrewsbury High School Mock Trial Team lacks in size, it makes up for in spirit, smarts, and savviness. Throughout the mock trial season, the eight-member group defeated teams over double its size, becoming a top-16 program in the state of Massachusetts.

Five things to do this weekend

Are you looking for things to do? Here are five events happening in the region this weekend.

Grafton graduation: “Proud of all that we have done as a class”

For Grafton High School Salutatorian Anthony Lam, he didn’t understand the phrase “life is short” until recently.

Chamber announces 2023 scholarship recipients

The Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber has announced that 15 high school seniors are the recipients of 2023 scholarships.

Former Westborough man told police he intended to kill mother, records say

Daniel Uhlman, 53, of Marlborough, was arraigned in Marlborough District Court on Friday, June 2, following the death of his mother June 1.

‘Shrewsbury is a very special place:’ SHS celebrates graduation

Members of Shrewsbury High School’s class of 2023 were handed their diplomas during the school’s 145th annual graduation ceremony.

Westborough man charged related to Marlborough hotel incident

Daniel Uhlman has been charged with armed assault to murder a person over 60, among other charges, related to a Marlborough hotel incident.

RISE Program store in Shrewsbury nears completion

Maple & Main, located at 557 Main St, will be run by Shrewsbury’s Reaching Independence through Supported Employment (RISE) Program.

Westborough approves funds for dog park

The Recreation Department has placed the splash pad on the shelf and is proceeding with plans for a dog park at the state hospital grounds.

Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury celebrates 40 years

The Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Marianne Frongillo founded GLC in 1983.
The Southborough Police Station is located on Cordaville Road. Photo/Laura Hayes

Former Southborough Select Board member charged after showing porn to juveniles

David Parry, who previously served on the Select Board, has been charged with two counts of dissemination of matter harmful to minors.

Grafton residents debate Pleasant Commons proposal

Plans for the Reserve at Pleasant Commons call for a total of 104 units across four multifamily apartment buildings

Westborough firefighters battle vehicle fire on Mass. Pike

WFD is responding to a vehicle that is on fire in the parking area of the service plaza westbound on the Mass. Pike.

District attorney honors Shrewsbury police for life-saving rescue

In February, four Shrewsbury police personnel rescued a man from neck-deep mud and freezing water at Flint Pond.

Community Advocate June 2, 2023

In this week's Community Advocate read Westborough commemorates Memorial Day. Appeal filed for BealCommons project.

Look your best with skincare aesthetics by RenovoMD

RenovoMD is a skincare aesthetics practice that is run by trained medical practitioners. Jean Casello, M.D., opened the office in 2008.

Assessment gives glimpse of senior citizen needs in Westborough

The senior needs assessment, which is available on the town’s website, was presented to the Select Board during its May 9 meeting.

Northborough remembers fallen community members on Memorial Day

A volley of shots rang out across town as the Northborough Memorial Day parade made stops at monuments throughout Northborough.