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Select Board approves 2022 Westborough senior car parade

Town officials have warnings for participants in this year's car parade to follow safety protocols after issues in previous years.

Shrewsbury indefinitely postpones yard waste collection

Shrewsbury officials have opted to postpone collection of yard waste altogether until further notice following recent issues.

UPDATE: Westborough Police, Fire respond to crash involving motorcycle on Route 9

A serious crash involving a motorcycle drew a major emergency presence to the intersection of Route 9 and Lyman Street.

Northborough’s Assabet Park project nears completion

Town leaders are anticipating that work at Assabet Park will be completed in time for a reopening to the public before Memorial Day.

Elected Shrewsbury School Committee members thank voters

Recently elected members of the Shrewsbury School Committee are thanking voters this week after last week’s municipal election.

Southborough releases unofficial election results

Southborough voters headed to the polls on Tuesday casting their ballots in an election season with a pair of contested races in town.

Community Advocate May 13, 2022

In this week's edition read how Northborough, Southborough voters cast their ballots

Cohen beats Rutan in Northborough selectmen race

Unofficial results released on Tuesday night showed Mitch Cohen with a substantial lead in a three-way race for a seat on the board.

WHS senior exhibits paintings at Westborough Library

WESTBOROUGH – Westborough High School senior Celina Xiong will be exhibiting regional and national award-winning paintings at the Westborough Library throughout the month of...

Southborough holds Annual Town Meeting

Southborough voters completed this year’s annual town meeting last week, navigating a busy warrant across two nights.

Work ongoing on planned Northborough pickleball courts

Crews have broken ground on planned pickleball courts in Ellsworth McAfee Park in Northborough a year after Town Meeting approval.

St. John’s baseball beats Westborough in Greg Montalbano Classic

WESTBOROUGH/SHREWSBURY - The St. John's baseball team started strong and didn't let up on Saturday against Westborough, downing the Rangers by an 11-3 margin. Dubbed...

Southborough debates future of historic Doc Stone House

Southborough’s historic “Doc Stone House” at 42 Main Street may soon face demolition under a demolition proposal from the Fay School.

UPDATE: Region pays respects at Southborough firefighter’s wake, funeral

First responders from across the region paid respects to Southborough Firefighter Lisa Thompson on Thursday in Medway.

Singer-songwriter to showcase songs of ‘Highwaymen’ supergroup at Shrewsbury Library

The sounds of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings will soon come to Shrewsbury.

Worcester DA gives grant for Westborough’s Project Graduation

Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr stopped by WHS on Wednesday to present a $1,375 check to go toward its Project Graduation program. 

Shrewsbury town manager contract extended through 2026

Town Manager Kevin Mizikar will remain in his role in Shrewsbury for another three years thanks to a new employment agreement.

Shrewsbury Selectman John Lebeaux says goodbye

After 24 years on the Board of Selectmen, John Lebeaux is hanging up his hat, having opted to not seek re-election.

Westborough Planning Board green lights Amazon Robotics expansion

A plan to build a new 100,000 square-foot building next to Westborough's existing Amazon Robotics facility is moving forward.

Westborough’s Armstrong School roof needs repairs, district says

A special Town Meeting may be on the horizon in Westborough to re- place a section of the Armstrong Elementary School roof that has failed.