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Friday, September 20, 2019

House takes action to finance the production and preservation of affordable housing

Grafton – Representative Harold P. Naughton Jr. joined his colleagues in the House to pass a $1.7 billion housing bond bill to support low-...

Westborough students win scholar award

By Andrew Strecker, Senior Community Reporter Westborough – Westborough High School students Jayati Anand and Elizabeth Hopkinson were recently recognized by the Westborough School Committee...

Hudson selectmen recommend ‘restrictive’ recreational marijuana bylaw

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Hudson - Selectmen recommended Jan. 22 that a bylaw restricting recreational marijuana sales to an existing medical marijuana zoning district...

UniBank donates $20,000 to Worcester Community Action Council

Region -  UniBank recently donated $20,000 to Worcester Community Action Council’s (WCAC) Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), commonly known as the Emergency Fuel...

Shrewsbury Town Meeting authorizes petition to purchase Glavin Center

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – A Special Town Meeting convened on Jan. 17 and deliberated eight Warrant Articles. The meeting concluded in...

Kane receives additional legislative committee assignments

Shrewsbury – State Representative Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) is taking on two new committee assignments, following her appointment by House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones...

City seeking grants for McEnelly, Devens streets

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough - The city of Marlborough is requesting Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to provide infrastructure improvements to...

Public weighs in on possible recreational marijuana bylaws in Shrewsbury

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – It was standing room only as the Board of Selectmen and the Board of Health met jointly...

Hudson receives grants for fire safety programs

Region – Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow) announced that additional grants have been awarded to “Student Awareness of Fire Education” (S.A.F.E.) and “Senior SAFE” for...

Cultural grants awarded for Hudson and surrounding towns

Region - Massachusetts Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow) and Senator James Eldridge, along with Jennifer Ferrari and Cathleen Carlino, co-chairs of the Hudson Cultural Council,...