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Shrewsbury School Committee unveils strategic plan

The School Committee unanimously approved a strategic plan for the district effective from 2023 to 2027 during their April 26 meeting.

Grafton candidates make their case for election

Grafton voters will head to the polls on May 16 for the annual election. There are contested races for Select Board and School Committee.

Ten things to do this Mother’s Day weekend

Welcome to Mother’s Day weekend. There’s plenty to do around the area, from plant sales to a fishing derby.

Shrewsbury School Committee praises superintendent’s performance

Superintendent Joe Sawyer has received an “exemplary” performance review from the School Committee, as reported on April 26.

Westborough bus drivers to vote on union representation, says NRT

While drivers in Marlborough staged a strike that lasted three days, drivers for Westborough remained on the job.

Planning Board approves site plan review for Boroughs Islamic Society

The Boroughs Islamic Society (BIS) is one step closer to calling 6 Bellows Road home after the Planning Board approved the site plan review.

A look at the Shrewsbury Town Meeting warrant

On the night of May 15, Shrewsbury Town Meeting members will gather at Oak Middle School to review and vote on 54 warrant articles.

EDC honors local Westborough businesses

The awards were part of the EDC’s eighth annual Year in Review, a celebration of the local business scene.

FedEx site expansion to go before Northborough ZBA

The trucking terminal at 300 Bartlett Street currently occupied by FedEx Freight is seeking to expand. It will head before the ZBA May 23.

Community Advocate May 12, 2023

In this week's Community Advocate read Buses continue to roll in Westborough. Drivers still without contract.

Southborough releases unofficial results in election

There will be new faces joining the Select Board as Southborough voters took to the polls May 9. There was a five-way race for the board.

Northborough releases unofficial results in election

Northborough voters headed to the polls for the annual election today. There were two contested races for moderator and School Committee.

Shrewsbury candidates reflect on election

After a competitive Shrewsbury election, the newly-elected Select Board and School Committee members voiced their excitement about the results

Algonquin Inclusive DECA hits the runway

Inclusive DECA program held a fashion show that showcased unique outfits and the school’s ability to include those with different abilities.

George Hill Road, farm bylaw pass at Grafton Town Meeting

George Hill Road is one step closer to getting renovated after voters approved an article at Town Meeting on Monday.

Westborough VFW commander receives Quilt of Valor

Recently, Ray Fitzgerald, commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9013, received a Quilt of Valor from the Quilts of Valor Foundation.

‘Go Out Doors’ exhibit returns for year two in Northborough

The Northborough Cultural Council has transformed areas of Ellsworth McAfee Park into a public art exhibition with "Go Out Doors."

Kane receives Employee Excellence Award after assisting at fatal fire

The employee excellence award committee has presented the April 2023 award to Brian Kane, lead person for the Water Department.

Buses continue to roll in Westborough as Marlborough drivers strike

Whether they will continue to roll will depend on whether a contract settlement can be reached between Teamsters Local 170 and NRT Bus.

Negotiations continue for new bus contract for Westborough, Marlborough

Negotiations for a new school bus drivers' contract between Teamsters Local 170 and NRT Bus are going down to the wire.