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Shrewsbury opens community fridge near Senior Center

The Shrewsbury Rotary Club held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday for its new community fridge next to the Shrewsbury Senior Center.

Plans approved for Northborough Bartlett Street contractor’s yard

Efforts to build a new contractor’s yard on Bartlett Street in Northborough are moving forward after Planning Board approval last month.

Westborough Lions Club awards 2022 scholarship

The Westborough Lions Club recently awarded its 2022 Post-Secondary Education Scholarship to Westborough High School senior Riya Parikh.

‘This feels a little too familiar’: ARHS alumni organize demonstration following recent mass shootings

Northborough community members gathered in the Town Common on Sunday to demonstrate against gun violence following recent shootings.

Community Advocate June 3, 2022

In this week's edition read Region rekindles Memorial Day traditions

Northborough resident wins national pickleball honor

Northborough resident Tom Hays won a bronze medal playing pickleball doubles in the National Senior Games in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Shrewsbury town leaders weigh feedback from community survey

Residents think that Shrewsbury is a great place to live. They also, though, have noted room for growth and improvement.

Businesses, residents speak out against Westborough plastic bag bylaw change

Members of the Westborough business community voiced concerns regarding changes to the town’s plastic bag bylaw on Wednesday. 

Weather phenomenon rolls dense pollen cloud across region

A drop in temperatures across the region brought with it a particularly dense cloud of pollen on Tuesday, rolling across area communities.

Memorial Day parade, ceremonies return to Northborough

A Memorial Day parade once again traveled through downtown Northborough on Monday with stops at multiple monuments for ceremonies.

Shrewsbury recognizes Memorial Day with parade, ceremonies

SHREWSBURY – Residents lined the streets around Shrewsbury’s Town Center on Monday to celebrate Memorial Day.  The parade, which started at Town Hall, marked a...

Westborough holds 2022 Memorial Day observances

Memorial Day observances got underway in Westborough on Monday morning as the annual Memorial Day parade makes its return.

Region plans 2022 Memorial Day observances

Area communities are all gearing up for Memorial Day observances on Monday as many welcome a return to more traditional parades.

Shrewsbury softball resumes Big Sister Little Sister program after COVID-19 hiatus

The Shrewsbury varsity softball team has resumed a Big Sister Little Sister mentoring program with the middle school team.

Southborough honors veterans with flag placement at Rural Cemetery

Community members gathered at Southborough’s Rural Cemetery on Friday evening to replace the flags on veterans’ graves.

Sale of former Regal Cinemas property in Westborough moving forward

The sale of the former Regal Cinemas is moving forward after the Select Board approved a request for proposals (RFP) on Tuesday. 

Retired NYC firefighter speaks at ARHS Memorial Day Assembly

Students at Algonquin received a unique look at history last week when retired New York City Fire Battalion Chief John Martorana spoke.

St. Mary School students sing National Anthem before WooSox game

Students from St. Mary School sang the National Anthem prior to a Worcester Red Sox game at Polar Park in Worcester on Sunday.

Massachusetts AG sues major PFAS manufacturers

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey announced a major lawsuit against more than a dozen manufacturers of PFAS chemicals used in firefighting foam. 

Westborough imposes water restriction

The Westborough Department of Public Works has implemented a water restriction. DPW head Chris Payant addressed the restriction on Tuesday.