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Selectmen agree to “letter of non-opposition” request for medical marijuana “farm”

Shrewsbury – The Board of Selectmen agreed at its Feb. 25 meet to approve a "letter of non-opposition" for a company proposing to build a medical marijuana growing facility in the town. Attorney Edward Bartlett, representing Middlesex Integrative Medicine, Inc. (MIM) appeared before the board along with other representatives of the company to present a proposal for a 41,000-square foot marijuana growing facility at 28 Bowditch Drive.

Art beCAUSE Breast Cancer Foundation 5K Walk/Run Oct. 30 in Worcester

Worcester - Senator Harriette L. Chandler (D-Worcester) has announced that there will be a Halloween Costumed Certified Annual 5K Walk/Run, hosted by the Art...

Saturday morning hours restored at Shrewsbury library

Shrewsbury - Thanks to the contributions of eight individuals, businesses and civic groups, the Shrewsbury Public Library will be open Saturday mornings this summer...

Kerry Larkin of Westborough wins state DAR award for essay

Kerry Larkin, a 7th grade student at the Gibbons Middle School, recently won first place in a contest sponsored by the Massachusetts...

Westborough eyeing summer sale of state property land

Westborough—Town Manager Jim Malloy said during the March 22 Board of Selectmen meeting that he is hoping to have a buyer or buyers for the 37 acres of the former Westborough State Hospital set aside for redevelopment by the end of this summer, a time frame that would enable the town to keep more of the proceeds from the sale.

Shrewsbury Police warn of ‘suspicious’ man following shoppers

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this afternoon: Shrewsbury Police responded to the Shrewsbury Green Apartments on April 30th, 2016 at 5:47...

Complete list of obituaries for July 1 to July 6

Region – Here is a complete list and links to the individual obituaries posted on the Community Advocate website from July 1 to? July...

The C.A. six tips of the day for March 7

Region - Today is Wednesday, March 7. On this day in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell received the patent for an invention that has had...

Snow, snow and yet more snow on the way

Region - It looks like we are also setting up for the snow equivalent of "death by a thousand cuts", as beginning Saturday afternoon, central Massachusetts will come under the influence of at least two minor weather system that will bring snow our way during Saturday afternoon and again Sunday morning. There will also be a northeast wind throughout the period which will augment the snow from the two systems and will also cause snow to continue lightly during the period between the two minor systems. This will continue into Sunday night and while none of these events will be particularly noteworthy, they will be responsible for bringing accumulations of 5 to 10 inches to much of our region by then. Then, on Monday (what else) a more organized and important system will be forming off the southeast coast and will begin to move in our direction. There are still too many moving parts to this to predict a track with any certainty for this storm, but it does have the potential for a significant impact on much of the state of Massachusetts and could extend our snowy period into Tuesday afternoon..

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

Region – Today is Wednesday, Nov. 28, the 333rd day of 2012. On this day in 1942, 491 people were killed as a fire raged through the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston. On this day in 1925, the Grand Ole Opry began broadcasting in Nashville, Tenn.