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Northborough to seek grant for more firefighters

The Select Board gave its blessing for the Northborough Fire Department to apply for a SAFER grant that may lead to eight new firefighters.

Northborough is ready for Applefest

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough - Northborough is gearing up for its annual Applefest weekend scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19, to Sunday, Sept. 22. There...

The C.A. picture of the day

Seniors celebrate a 'Swingin' Holiday" Southborough - An appreciative audience applauds the entertainment at the Swingin' Holiday Celebration, held Dec. 14 at the Southborough...

Webster Five donates to Shrewsbury's Veterans Council

Shrewsbury - The Webster Five Foundation, as part of the "Web of Caring to Make a Difference" program, has announced that it is donating...

A walk down memory lane for Shrewsbury seniors

Members of the Shrewsbury High School class of 2023 never forgot where they started, returning to elementary and pre-schools.

This week’s issue – May 1, 2020

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Marlborough Scouts hold cookie swap and Bingo to benefit community

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Marlborough – The Cubmaster for Troop 41 Howard Priest could not be prouder of his Scouts. Last month the troop...

Grafton man memorializes COVID-19 deaths with massive flag display

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Grafton - COVID-19 hurt Mike Labee’s business. It downsized his wedding. And, overall, it’s kept him quarantined like the rest...

Standing on the side of love

Grafton – Over 100 people of all ages, religions and sexual orientations attended an emotional and poignant candlight vigil held June 15 on the Grafton Common to honor those killed in the Orlando, Fla. shootings. The vigil, hosted by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton’s Social Justice Committee, featured songs and prayers that reflected the UUSGU theme of “standing on the side of love.”
Members of the Bad News Jazz and Blues Orchestra play.

Big band jazz comes to Shrewsbury

By Jesse Kucewicz, Contributing Writer SHREWSBURY - The Bad News Jazz and Blues Orchestra had members of the Shrewsbury community tapping their toes and swinging...

Snowy new year

Marlborough - Zoe Norris, a second-grader at Kane Elementary School, glides down a snowy hill Jan. 5 at Ghiloni Park. She was among area...

Westborough artists inspire each other to pursue their passion

By Serena Howlett, Contributing Writer Westborough - Artists Janet Schwartz and Dave Kaphammer paint in separate studios but often show paintings in the same gallery.  “We...

Region reflects on career of Sen. Harriette Chandler

Across the region, community members have recently been pausing to recognize the long service of Sen. Harriette Chandler.

Northborough Town Planner will retire at the end of the year

NORTHBOROUGH – Longtime Northborough Town Planner Kathy Joubert announced her retirement during a Dec. 7 Planning Board meeting. That marked her last meeting with the...

Flipping the switch from chemistry to art

Northborough- "This is like dessert; after you have done all of the work, I can sit here and I can soak it all in," Northborough resident Phil Knudsen said about his recent career change.

Westborough High’s Hitzenbuhler returns after studying climate change in Antarctica

By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer  Westborough - As news of climate change becomes more urgent by the day, one Westborough educator is doing something about...

State delivers $33 million check to AVRTHS

Marlborough - State Treasurer and Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Chairman Steven Grossman and MSBA Executive Director Jack McCarthy were recently at Assabet Valley...

Traffic discussed for 922,000-square-foot industrial park project

A proposed industrial park on Clinton Street is estimated to generate nearly 1,500 trips of traffic every day.

Algonquin talks next steps in new mascot selection process

NORTHBOROUGH – The process of choosing a new mascot for Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) is winding down. As such, the Regional School Committee...

Hudson – Elizabeth Warren, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate (l) and Niki Tsongas, D, U.S. Representative for the 5th District ( r ), ?meet with...