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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

ARC receives $5,000 grant from Marlborough Savings Bank

Marlborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation recently awarded the Addiction Referral Center, Inc. (ARC) a grant of $5,000 to implement a newly designed...

Community helps stroke survivor return home

Many retired New Englanders winter in Florida and, for most, their annual trips there and back are routine. For Marlborough residents Roy and Brenda Hansen, though, their trip to Venice, Fla., this past winter was anything but.

Sixty seven residents homeless after six-alarm fire in Marlborough

Marlborough - A six-alarm fire yesterday at the Lake Williams Condominiums on West Main Street (Route 20) has left 67 residents temporarily homeless while crews assess the condition of the building. The fire broke out Monday morning at approximately 9:30 a.m. on the top floor of the four-story building, located at 271-277 West Main St., and quickly spread. Crews from 11 neighboring communities battled alongside Marlborough firefighters throughout the day to contain the fire until it was quelled by late afternoon.

Brown greets supporters in Westborough

Westborough – Dozens of supporters of U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, the junior senator from Massachusetts, were thrilled at the opportunity to meet him at an informal event held at Uhlman's Ice Cream Stand July 3. Brown greeted kids, adults and even a few dogs who had gathered in the shop's parking lot for the chance to chat with him.

Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation to partner with local organizations

Westborough - For the past 35 years, Mark’s Moving & Storage has helped countless families and businesses safely move their valuable items from one location to another. Now, with the creation of a new foundation, Mark Silverman, the company’s president and CEO, is committed to helping those in need by donating to them furniture and other household items.

4th Annual KMS Golf ‘Tourna-Mint’ to be held Aug. 1

Grafton - Golfers of all skill-levels are invited to play in the Fourth Annual KMS Golf “Tourna-Mint,” to be held at the Highfields Golf...

A special visitor

Westborough - On a cold, dreary Monday, "Tito,"  a Yorkie pup, pays a visit to the Community Advocate. Tito belongs to Michelle Poulin, the...

A windy, wet Wednesday

? Southborough - The storm that has pounded much of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast has made its move into central Massachusetts, which heavy rains...

Vigil held to remember lives lost to domestic violence

Shrewsbury - A candlelight vigil held on Shrewsbury Common Oct. 15 for domestic violence victims and survivors drew record participation. And while domestic violence deaths in Massachusetts are down considerably since 2010, “I think when people start making it their own issue, that’s when we’re going to see meaningful change,” said Julie Ingersoll, a member of the Against Domestic Violence in Shrewsbury Education (ADVISE) project.

Work continues on the Grafton Town House

Grafton – Work has started on the renovations for the Town House located on Grafton Common. The town voted overwhelmingly in May, 2015, to allocate $928,741 to the ongoing project, with $860,924 coming from unexpended bond proceeds from the new high school construction and $67,817 from free cash.