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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The C.A. six tips of the day for March 30

Region – Today is Friday, March 30. On this day in 1981, President Ronald Reagan was shot outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley...

Northborough residents agree on budgets at Town Meeting

At the Annual Town Meeting April 25 at Algonquin Regional High School, Town Administrator John Coderre presented an overview of the town's financial good health.

Grafton Fine Arts and Music Festival March 23 – 25

Grafton – The schedule of event for the Grafton Fine Arts and Music Festival has been announced, starting with an Artist Reception March 23...

The C.A. six tips of the day for Sept. 28

Region – Today is Friday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2012. On this day in 1941, the man many consider the greatest Red Sox player of all time, Ted Williams, increased his batting average to .406. "Teddy Ballgame" was the last man to hit over .400 – he ranks #24 overall on players with the highest averages.

Exploring Shrewsbury: a mix of historical, outdoor opportunities

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury is often overlooked as only a suburb passed through on the way from Worcester to Boston.

Westborough's West Main Street mixed-use project gets final OK

Westborough - A new mixed-use building with 28 apartments and 3,700 square feet of retail space at 25 W. Main St. won final approval from the Board of Selectmen April 8, clearing the way for the project nearly three years after it was first proposed. Selectmen approved a site plan for a new four-story building and 37 parking spaces on the property, where an existing building will be demolished, possibly as soon as next month.

Race honors legacy of local business owner

Northborough – Local residents may remember Mary Beth Benison as the original owner of CocoBeni Confections, but many may not know how courageous, caring, and inspiring she was as well. After 15 years of health challenges and being diagnosed in 2014 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and mesothelioma, two terminal illnesses, she passed away on May 3, 2015. Earlier this year, her youngest sister Katie Benison-Camell helped to establish The Mary Beth Benison Foundation, a nonprofit organization to continue Benison’s legacy of kindness, love and compassion.

AVRTHS students win bridge design contest

Region - Students from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School's (AVRTHS) pre-engineering classes fared quite well at the recent 18th Annual BSCES/MassPEP Model Bridge Competition...

The C.A. picture of the day

Algonquin's on the run Northborough/Southborough - Algonquin Regional High School's (ARHS) junior running back Stephen Roy (#24, right) evades the tackle of Hudson High School's...

Community Advocate seeks writers to join our team!

Region - Do you have a passion for community journalism? Do you believe that towns need and deserve the same amount of coverage on...