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Northborough receives $250K grant to construct dog park

The Select Board accepted the grant from the Stanton Foundation during its June 3 meeting to construct the Northborough dog park.

1,200-plus meals distributed at annual Senior Picnic

SAC Park was home to one highly anticipated picnic. On June 8, Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis hosted his annual senior picnic.

Nursing home company reaches settlement with state

AG Andrea Joy Campbell has announced a $4 million settlement with Next Step Healthcare LLC, a Woburn-based long-term care management company.

Shrewsbury Police Department holds first annual awards ceremony

Officer Alex Desimone received the Distinguished Action Award for saving a man trapped in mud at Flint Pond.

Westborough Farmers Market prepares for June opening

The farmers market will run on Thursdays from 2 to 6 p.m. from June 13 to Oct. 17, and is a program of the Westborough Rotary Club.

The MWRTA can help get you where you want to go.

The organization – formed in 2006 to serve the 32 towns in the I-495-MetroWest corridor – runs busses, shuttles and vans to dozens of destinations throughout Central Massachusetts.

Algonquin rugby falls to Weymouth in state semifinals

The No. 2 Algonquin Regional High School girls rugby team concluded their season with a 60-29 loss to No. 3 Weymouth.

Seven things to do this weekend

What's going on around the region in the next few days? Read more to find out some exciting events happening this weekend.

PHOTOS: Saint John’s walk-off sends Pioneers to semifinals

Conor Secrist's ninth-inning, up-the-middle single won the game for the Pioneers. Read more about the exciting extra-inning win here.

Former Grafton Select Board chair arrested on fraud charges

A former chair of the Select Board faces charges for defrauding investors and conducting an unlawful monetary transaction.

St. Matthew’s Rev. Flynn celebrates 60th anniversary

On June 9, Rev. Flynn and the St. Matthew community will celebrate the 60th anniversary of his ordination into the priesthood.

Fire officials identify probable cause in Marlborough fatal fire

According to the State Fire Marshal’s office, the cause of the fatal fire on May 22 at 66 Nolan Way may be the careless disposal of smoking materials.

Westborough boys tennis defeats Mansfield, heads to semifinals

The top-seeded Westborough Rangers boys tennis team were in prime form on Thursday afternoon, defeating the No. 8 Mansfield Hornets 5-0.

Corridor 9/495 MetroWest Chamber of Commerce unveils new name

The Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber of Commerce has a new name – the Corridor 9/495 MetroWest Chamber of Commerce.

Community Advocate June 7, 2024

In this week's edition read ‘Be deliberate’ Supt. Bock celebrates her final WHS graduation. Teacher placed on leave after mock slave auction

Workshop presents possible scenarios for Westborough rotary

The plans for the future of downtown are beginning to take shape, including potential changes to the rotary.

Westborough girls tennis heads to state semifinals for third consecutive year

The Rangers will play the winner of the June 7 quarterfinal matchup No. 2 Longmeadow and No. 10 Sharon.

Marlborough firefighters battle two-alarm house fire

The Marlborough Fire Department battled the second two-alarm fire in two weeks in the early morning hours of June 5.

Northborough, Southborough schools receive early literacy grants

The Public Schools of Northborough and the Public Schools of Southborough have received grants from the Healey-Driscoll administration to support early literacy.

Work continues on Westborough dog park

The latest designs of the Westborough dog park to be installed at Lake Chauncy came before the Select Board on May 28.