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Marlborough Fire Department honors fallen 9/11 peers  

By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer Marlborough - The mood was somber as the Honor Guard stood waiting for the ceremony to start at the Marlborough Maple Street Fire Station. Battalion Chief Ken MacEwen explained, “Each year since 2002, the state Fire Marshal has authorized September 11th Remembrance Ceremonies at fire stations across the commonwealth. Today we honor and remember the 343...

Westborough remembers those lost in 9/11 tragedy

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough - On a solemn, overcast morning on Sept. 11, members of Westborough’s Police, Fire and EMS departments, town officials and residents gathered at the 9/11 Memorial located in front of the Westborough Fire Station to honor those whose lives were lost in the tragedy 18 years ago. Westborough Fire Dept. Captain Brian Roberts, who retired...

Northborough is ready for Applefest

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough - Northborough is gearing up for its annual Applefest weekend scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19, to Sunday, Sept. 22. There are 30 events scheduled throughout the weekend highlighting community spirit, local businesses and organizations, family fun and food. A few major changes were made based on the recommendation of the State Department of Public Health regarding...

Shrewsbury dignitaries and firefighters observe 9/11 anniversary

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - Deputy Fire Chief Seth Colby led a solemn service at 9:55 a.m. on Sept. 11 to honor the 18th anniversary of 9/11. Firefighters lined up to pay tribute for those lives lost on that beautiful September morning in 2001. The apparatus was rolled out of the bays and all available personnel were present at...

Stephen A. Wall Jr., 84, of Marlborough

Marlborough - Stephen A. Wall Jr., 84, of Marlborough, died Sept. 9, 2019 at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. He was the son of the late Stephen A. Wall Sr. and Charlene (Sayko) Wall and father of the late Shane Smith, who died in 1994. Stephen worked as a machinist for Fenwal, Inc. in Ashland for many years and was...

Luke T. Magnant, 25, of Grafton

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Grafton - Luke T. Magnant, 25, passed away suddenly Sept. 7, 2019, a vibrant life filled with light and love that was made far too short from a difficult struggle with depression. He leaves his adoring parents, Christine M. (LeBlanc) and Thomas J. Magnant; his sister, Danielle Bradshaw, her husband Tim, and their children Jack and Mason; his brother, Nick...

Alfred J. Foley Jr., 88, of Marlborough

Marlborough - Alfred J. Foley Jr., 88, of Marlborough, passed away peacefully Sept. 9, 2019 after a lengthy illness at St. Patrick's Manor in Framingham. Born Sept. 28, 1930, he was the son of the late Alfred J. Foley Sr. and Rita (Halloran) Paino and the husband of the late Lorraine E. (Crocker) Foley, who died in 2018. He was...

Grafton police log, Sept. 13 edition

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Grafton Sunday, Aug. 25 2:15 a.m. Old Ferry St. Suspicious auto. 3:18 p.m. Providence Rd. Suspicious activity. 6:49 p.m. Millbury St./Grafton Com. Erratic operator. 9:44 p.m. Nelson Pl./Nelson St. Disturbance – loud noise. 10:33 p.m. High Point Dr. Suspicious activity. Monday, Aug. 26 7:03 a.m. Worcester St. Traffic hazard. 11:01 a.m. Old Westboro Rd. Threatening. 11:11 a.m. Upton St. Larceny/theft. 4:35 p.m. Pleasant St. Animal complaint. 5:17 p.m. Worcester/Bridge Sts. Road...

Marlborough police log, Sept. 13 edition

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Marlborough Friday, Aug. 30 10:14 a.m. Donald J. Lynch Blvd. Suspicious activity. 11:01 a.m. Orchard St. Suspicious activity. 12:59 p.m. Grace Cir. Fraud/forgery. 2:13 p.m. West Main St. Suspicious activity. 4:05 p.m. East Main St. Harassment. 4:32 p.m. Arrested, Erick P. Lacroix, 32, of 13 Priscilla Dr., Marlborough, on warrant. 8:20 p.m. Highland St. Fraud/forgery. 8:54 p.m. Boston Post Road East. Larceny. 9:49 p.m. Arrested, Victoria K. Gaucher, 33,...

Westborough police log, Sept. 13 edition

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Westborough Monday, Aug. 26 2:55 p.m. Turnpike Rd. Suspicious activity. 5:25 p.m. E Main St. Accident property damage. 6:28 p.m. Turnpike Rd. Accident property damage. 8:21 p.m. Arrested, Patrick B. Reilly, 27, of 11 Spring Rd., Westborough, on warrant. Tuesday, Aug. 27 12:31 a.m. Beach St. Accident property damage. 7:11 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Erratic operator. 7:37 a.m. W Main St. Property (found). 4:52 p.m. Maynard St. Annoying/harassing phone calls. Wednesday,...