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School Committee Vice Chair says residents don’t feel heard in ARHS mascot selection process

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter NORTHBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH - Northborough Southborough Regional School Committee Vice Chair Daniel Kolenda noted at a Sept. 14 meeting that some residents...
Drone photo of Shrewsbury’s First Congregational Church by Tami White

Shrewsbury’s First Congregational Church

SHREWSBURY - Drone photography showed sun shining on the First Congregational Church in Shrewsbury earlier this year. The First Congregational Church is located at...
Mike and Tom Power stand side-by-side outside of Westborough High School.

Power brothers redefined success as quarterbacks in Westborough and beyond

By Nick Abramo, Sports Columnist WESTBOROUGH - Fate rained on the Power boys of Westborough High in 1981. But out of that mini-maelstrom was born...
The Sudbury Reservoir Trail/Aqueduct Trail/Boroughs Loop Trail runs from an entrance off of Ward Road. Photo/Laura Hayes

Southborough Selectmen discuss pitch to add non-voting members to Trails Committee

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH – Selectmen recently said they feel it would be appropriate to propose changing the Southborough Trails Committee from an...

Community Advocate September 17, 2021

In this week's Community Advocate read how the region paused to recognize the 20th anniversary of the September 11th Attacks in ways both big and small this past weekend.

Assabet Park construction to begin this month

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter NORTHBOROUGH - Construction on upgrades to Assabet Park will begin on Sept. 20.  Northborough Director of Public Works Scott Charpentier...

Animals and their humans flock to 23rd annual Pet Rock Festival in Grafton

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer GRAFTON – Lots of animals and their humans flocked to the grounds of Wyman-Gordon in North Grafton for the 23rd...
An outdoor dining area sits outside of Burton’s Grill and Bar in Shrewsbury. Photo/Laura Hayes

Changes to outdoor dining process could be on Shrewsbury Town Meeting warrant

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY – Voters may soon decide whether to allow outdoor dining in more Shrewsbury zoning districts as town officials...

Church bells punctuate 9/11 Anniversary ceremony in Westborough

By Jesse Kucewicz, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH - Community members gathered as church bells rang in unison across Westborough Sept. 11, recognizing the moments that hijacked airliners...

Southborough recognizes 9/11 anniversary with ceremony

By Jesse Kucewicz, Contributing Writer SOUTHBOROUGH - The Southborough Fire and Police Departments gathered with the community this weekend to recognize the sacrifices of those killed...