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Children’s Librarian Kim Ivers, aka Miss Kim, reads a pirate-themed children’s book at the July 7 session of Outdoor Story Time on the lawn of the Southborough Library.

Southborough Library hosts kids’ summer events outdoors

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH – Children’s Librarian Kim Ivers, aka Miss Kim, is currently spending much of her work time this summer...

Westborough office building has been an iconic presence for more than 50 years

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By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH - The six-story concrete building at 25 Research Dr. is a long-familiar sight to passing motorists. Headquarters to BJ’s...
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...
A health advisory stood in front of Dean Park Pond as of July 13.

Shrewsbury closes Dean Park Pond, Gauch Park Pond due to E. coli

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter UPDATE: The health advisory for Dean Park Pond was lifted, as of July 22.  SHREWSBURY — Town officials in Shrewsbury...
A goat climbs on the back of a goat yoga participant.

Westborough Public Library hosts Goat Yoga

By Jesse Kucewicz, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH - In an effort to increase adult engagement during the pandemic, the Westborough Public Library has held a number...
The homes would be on the edge of Bartlett Pond in Northborough.

Developers propose houses, dock on Bartlett Pond

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter NORTHBOROUGH — Developers are hoping to build single-family homes on an approximately four-acre peninsula on Bartlett Pond. They’re also proposing...
A Shrewsbury player hands a hat to his teammate.

Shrewsbury Post 397 beats Sturbridge

SHREWSBURY - The Shrewsbury Post 397 Legion baseball team rumbled past Sturbridge, July 14 on its way to a 9-1 victory.  Shrewsbury started the game...
Beal Early Childhood Center

Shrewsbury selectmen approve professional services for Beal negotiations

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY — After a developer pitched potentially redeveloping the Beal Early Childhood Center into mixed-use buildings called “Beal Commons,”...
One of Ted Rolfe’s Northborough baseball teams poses for a team photo. Photo/Courtesy Ken Giardina

Ted Rolfe made memories as a beloved baseball coach

By Nick Abramo, Sports Columnist NORTHBOROUGH - Ted Rolfe’s most famous pupils were about as far apart on the personality spectrum as you can get...
Westborough residents Earl and Connie Hutt recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. This is a photo from their wedding day.

Westborough couple celebrates lifelong love story

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By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor WESTBOROUGH - A dining room full of strangers at Arturo's Ristorante cheered as Connie Hutt, her husband Earl, and their...