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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Northborough police log, March 16 – 20

Northborough Friday, March 16 1:11 p.m. West Main St. MVA with property damage. 5:36 p.m. Shops Way. MVA with property damage. 7:38 p.m. Woodstone Rd. Ambulance. 10:26 p.m. Arrested,...

Shrewsbury veterinarian pens book on pet loss

Shrewsbury - Most high school students have difficulty finding a career focus as they prepare to enter college. This was not the case, however, for Shrewsbury resident Monica Mansfield. From an early age, she knew with great clarity that she wanted to become a veterinarian.

Transportation is topic of discussion at summit

Westborough – The topic of transportation was the focus of an economic development summit, “Promoting Regional Collaboration on the ‘Last Mile’ Connection,” hosted by a newly formed group The Boroughs+ at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough Jan. 26. The event was sponsored by the legal firm, Mirick O’Connell.

Drought causing problems with water system upgrades, repairs in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Robert Tozeski, Shrewsbury’s water and sewer superintendent, met with the Board of Selectmen at its Aug. 9 meeting. He reported that, following water restrictions adopted in July, the town’s water usage is down, with the past week’s usage about 3.7 million gallons per day, down from approximately 5 million gallons per day. That was the good news, he noted. The bad news was residents’ complaints about the water being delivered to homes and businesses.

Incumbents win Hudson selectmen's race

Hudson – Incumbents Joseph J. Durant and James Dalton Vereault will retain their seats on the Hudson Board of Selectmen. The two received the most votes, 1,353 and 1,093, respectively, in the Annual Town Election May 14. The third candidate in the race, Michael T. Bloomer, received 671 votes. There will also be one new but familiar face on the board – Fred P. Lucy III, who won a special race to complete the term vacated by Santino Parente in 2011. Lucy previously served on the board for nine years. He received 901 votes to defeat John M. Parent and Cipriano S. Pinto, who received 715 and 250 votes, respectively.

GOP representatives hold “Jobs Tour” in Westborough

Westborough – It's not easy to operate a business anywhere nowadays and that is certainly true in Massachusetts. But if several Republican lawmakers have their way, there will be regulatory changes made that will make it easier for companies to function and thrive in the commonwealth.

Ezzio is a named as Pepperell branch manager at Main Street Bank

Region - Main Street Bank (MSB) has announced that Jennifer Ezzio has been named as Pepperell Branch Manager. Ezzio joined MSB team in July 2016...

June 10 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route...

Region – The Community Advocate is now partnering with Charter TV3  in Worcester to produce a new cable feature – “Your Community Advocate –...

Wegmans manager thanks Northborough selectmen

Northborough - Kevin Russell, the manager of the new Wegmans store that opened in October 2011 at Northborough Crossing, met briefly with the Board of Selectmen at the board's Feb. 13 meeting.

Northborough Senior Center to host Applefest events

Northborough – The Northborough Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Rd., will be hosting three events Friday, Sept. 14, as part of this year's Applefest celebration. The first event will be the popular Applefest Bake-off. Residents are invited to submit their culinary creations in one of two categories: traditional and diabetic-friendly. Kelly Burke, the center's director, said the second category is a subtle, gentle way to get people to think about choices that might be a bit healthier.