MidWach League announces 2022 spring all-stars

Several dozen high school student athletes were recently honored as MidWach League all-stars following the spring sports season.

Shrewsbury plans food truck festival in August

Every Thursday evening this summer, community members gather on the lawn in front of Shrewsbury’s Town Hall to enjoy the sun and food trucks. 

Hudson Legion baseball beats Northborough in early-summer clash

The Hudson Post 100 American Legion Baseball team defeated Northborough on Thursday, securing a narrow 2-1 victory on the road. 

Northborough celebrates new Be Well initiative 

Families and community members filled Ellsworth McAfee Park on Wednesday for the launch of the town's Be Well Northborough initiative.
The Southborough Police Station is located on Cordaville Road. Photo/Laura Hayes

Southborough Select Board opts for internal search for new police chief

Southborough will look to its existing police roster as it continues a search for a new police chief following a Select Board vote last week. 

Northborough residents talk ARPA fund uses at listening session

Northborough town leaders heard from the public last week on how to allocate the town’s remaining American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. 

Wenzel: MHS grad wins CSF scholarships, Rotary Club inducts new members

Marcus Chrisafideis recently received three scholarships at the CSF of Marlborough Dollars for Scholars scholarship presentation. 
Jose Santos Vitor

Jose Santos Vitor, 46, of Marlborough

Jose Roberto Santos Vitor, 46, of Marlborough died Sunday June 19, 2022 at UMASS Memorial Medical Center. He was the husband of Edna Tomaz Queoperro Vitor for the last 28 years.

HHS graduate receives scholarship from Teamsters Local 25

Recent Hudson High School graduate Brooke LaVache last month received a college scholarship from Teamsters Local 25.

Shrewsbury Oak Middle School softball notches undefeated season

Shrewsbury’s Oak Middle School softball team recently completed its first undefeated season, notching an unbeaten 14-0 record.
Gage-Austin C. Styffe

Gage-Austin C. Styffe, 25, of Marlborough

Gage-Austin C. Styffe, 25 of Marlborough died on Monday, June 20, 2022, at South County Hospital, South Kingstown, RI. Gage was born in Framingham, MA, the beloved son of Christopher and Karianne (Moulton) Styffe.

Barbara K. Currier, 84, late of North Grafton

Barbara K Currier, late of North Grafton, MA, died Tuesday, June 21, after a brief illness. She was predeceased, in 2012, by her loving husband of 53 years J. Roger Currier.

UPDATE: Northborough man pleads guilty in nonprofit wire fraud, money laundering case

A Northborough man is set to be sentenced later this year after allegedly tealings more than $350,000 from a nonprofit. 

Nature notes: Our local snakes are nothing to fear

The snakes in our area are harmless, yet some people still feel an urge to “kill it!” There’s no need for that.

Saint John’s football finds new Thanksgiving foe in Malden Catholic

Saint John’s will inaugurate a new Thanksgiving football tradition with a game against the Malden Catholic Lancers on Nov. 23.

Westborough Youth Travel Basketball awards scholarships

Kristin Wilichowski and Jake Ritacco received this year’s Westborough Youth Travel Basketball scholarships on June 10.
Westborough town icon

Westborough’s plastic bag bylaw changes possibly delayed to mid-July

Changes to the Westborough’s plastic bag bylaw may not go into effect until July 18 according to town officials.
Shrewsbury employees will now be required to wear masks again in Town Hall following an Aug. 10 announcement by Town Manager Kevin Mizikar. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Shrewsbury selectmen approve public comment policy

A new policy governing public comment at Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen meetings is officially on the books.

Applefest to return to Northborough Sept. 15-18

With Northborough’s annual Applefest on the horizon, organizers are excited to announce that several traditions will be returning this year. 

Northborough police log, June 24 edition

Northborough Sunday, May 29 12:09 a.m. Dunia Ln. Disturbance. 1:29 a.m. School St. Larceny. 5:14 a.m. Shady Lane Ave. Ambulance. 1:42 p.m. Church St. Dog complaint. 6:21 p.m. Oak Meadow...