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Congregation B’nai Shalom celebrates 40th years in Westborough

The original Charles Street location Photos/courtesy Congregation B’nai Shalom
By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Westborough - Combing through old newspaper clippings and photos, B’nai Shalom’s Rabbi Rachel Gurevitz said, “What do you count as the beginning? We decided that it would be now.” According to Gurevitz, the roots of B’nai Shalom were first planted 40 years ago by pharmacists Harold Feldman and Eli Levitton, who both lived in Worcester,...

Westborough’s Holiday House Tour Dec. 8

Westborough - The annual Holiday House Tour sponsored by the Westborough Women’s Club will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. This year’s tour includes five homes and will begin at the Congregational Church, 57 W. Main St., where you may purchase tickets for $25 per person. Tour-goers will be treated to holiday refreshments in the...

Deer hunting in Westborough – 2018 update

Submitted by Scott Shumway, Past president of the Westborough Community Land Trust Westborough - It’s fall – the time of year to wear blaze orange in the woods for safety during deer hunting season. People often ask: where, when, and why? Here’s an update about deer hunting in Westborough. Deer hunting is only allowed in certain locations in Westborough and only...

Hickeys Liquors hosts open house for customers

(left to right) Joe Clayton from Atlas Distributing, Kevin Hickey and Tim Hickey Photo/Jerry Callaghan, Callaghan Photography
By Jerry Callaghan, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Just in time for the preparations for the holiday rush, on Nov. 10, Hickeys Liquors held an open house for its customers at its 40 Maple Ave. Shrewsbury location. That afternoon, customers were able to sample many different beers and wines and talk to distributors about the selections. For more information on Hickeys Liquors,...

Westborough police log, Nov. 23 edition

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Westborough Thursday, Nov. 8   12:05 a.m.  EXTRA PATROLS /HOUSE CHECKS SERVICES RENDERED Location/Address: ROGERS RD Unit: 123 Patrol ANDREW M MONTIVERDI   12:08 a.m.  EXTRA PATROLS /HOUSE CHECKS SERVICES RENDERED Location/Address: E MAIN ST Unit: 123 Patrol ANDREW M MONTIVERDI   12:11 a.m.  EXTRA PATROLS /HOUSE CHECKS SERVICES RENDERED Location/Address: FISHER ST Unit: 121 Patrol WILLIAM KEARNEY   12:12 a.m.  EXTRA PATROLS /HOUSE CHECKS SERVICES RENDERED Location/Address: WEST ST Unit: 122...

Marlborough ‘Winter Fest’ Evening of Giving Dec. 13

Serving guests at the 2017 Evening of Giving from Marlborough Country Club are (l to r) Ben Wachter, Dino Ferretti and Betty Remillard.File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.
Marlborough - The 29th annual Evening of Giving, “Winter Fest,” will be held Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Route 20, Marlborough. Tickets for more than 1,000 are available for the event held in support of Roland’s House, the Marlborough-Hudson Homeless Shelter. Chair Bob Kays and members of the committee extend an invitation to clubs, organizations,...

Southborough police log, Nov. 23 edition

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Southborough Friday, Nov. 9 12:18 a.m. MOTOR VEHICLE STOP             Citation/Warning Issued Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD + CORDAVILLE RD 12:31 a.m. Radar Assignment       No Action Required Location/Address: BREAKNECK HILL RD + WOODBURY RD 1:00 a.m. DISABLED MV  Services Rendered Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD 2:13 a.m. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY  Services Rendered Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD 3:56 a.m. MVA Unknown Injury   Transported to Hospital Location/Address: TURNPIKE RD 7:15 a.m. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY  No Action Required Location/Address: NORTHBORO...

Clothing Giveaway at St. Stephen Church benefits nearly 200

(l to r) St. Stephen Lutheran Church Clothing Giveaway volunteers Liz Greer, Jane Woolsey, Martha Domke, Judy Kellogg, and Lisa Doerr show some of the thousands of free clothing items prior to opening the doors last Saturday morning.
  Marlborough - Scores of local people will be warmer this winter, thanks to the Fall Clothing Giveaway hosted by St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Marlborough, Nov. 9-10. Nearly 100 coats went to new homes, and literally thousands of items of gently used clothing and accessories flew off the racks, tables, and chairs where they were displayed in a store-like setting...

Hudson police log, Nov. 23 edition

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Hudson Friday, Nov. 9 8:08 a.m. Cross St. Vandalism. 10:42 a.m. Philip St. Suspicious activity. 11:54 a.m. Wilkins St. Suspicious activity. 12:30 p.m. Washington St. Suspicious activity. 2:49 p.m. Washington St. Larceny/forgery/fraud. 5:41 p.m. Brigham St./Chapin Rd. MVA, property damage. 8:57 p.m. Washington St. Suspicious activity. Saturday, Nov. 10 12:12 a.m. Arrested, Arielle Greenleaf, 37, of 4 Sunset Dr., Sterling, for OUI Liquor or .08%. 1:13 a.m. Main St. Suspicious...

Shrewsbury police log, Nov. 23 edition

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Shrewsbury Friday, Nov. 9 9:15 a.m. Honeysuckle Ln. Animal complaint. 10:43 a.m.  Old Mill Rd. Larceny. 12:15 p.m. Route 20/Walnut St. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. 2:58 p.m. Lake St. Dispute. 3:51 p.m. North Quinsigamond. Suspicious person/MV. 5:19 p.m. Francis Ave./Paton Rd. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. Saturday, Nov. 10 12:55 a.m. Olympia Ave. Dispute. 1:47 a.m. Essex Dr. Suspicious person/MV. 2:08 a.m. Church Rd. Suspicious person/MV. 4:41 a.m. Boston Tpke. Assaults. 11:31 a.m....