Marlborough City Council revives Human Services, debates salary limits

Marlborough - After nearly 10 months of discussion about a possible reorganization of the Human Services Department, as well as stops and starts of partial funding, the City Council voted, 10-1, Feb. 28 to keep the department functioning through June 30.

New sewer rates proposed for Shrewsbury residents

Shrewsbury – At its Feb. 28 meeting, the Board of Selectmen heard from members of the Board of Sewer Commissioners regarding the issue of sewer rate increases expected to go into effect April 1. Water and sewer rates will need to be increased due to a predicted deficit for the Sewer Department for the next fiscal year, according to Town Manager Daniel Morgado.

Northborough selectmen hear 2012 budget update

Northborough - During a brief meeting Feb. 28, the selectmen finalized the solid waste contracts and discussed initial stages of the fiscal year (FY) 2012 budget.

Algonquin's Microfinance Club reaches goal

Northborough – Where will you find 60 Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students every Thursday afternoon after last class? They are meeting with their Microfinance Club advisor, economics Teacher Nicole " Nikki" Ruffo.

Something new is cooking with kids in Northborough

Northborough - Rose Gebauer, 2, and her nanny, Blanca Cappello, knead pizza dough together during the Feb. 15 session of Pre-K Cook...

Joint meeting in Shrewsbury tackles tough budget questions

Budgets for fiscal year (FY) 2012 were the subject of a joint meeting of Shrewsbury's Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Finance Committee March 2.

Jané announces he will not run for re-election in Westborough

Rod Jané, the current Board of Selectman Chair, will not be running for re-election to the board this spring. Jane announced his decision at the start of the selectmen's March 1 meeting.

Betty A. (Johnson) Tetreault, 84

Northborough - Betty A. (Johnson) Tetreault, 84, died Sunday Feb. 27, 2011, surrounded by her loving children, at UMass/Memorial Healthcare Center (university campus) after...

Raymond P. Tuzi, 63

Marlborough - Raymond P. Tuzi, 63, formerly of Marlborough, died Monday Feb. 21, 2011 at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla. He...

John DeAngelis, 96

Shrewsbury - John A. DeAngelis, 96, died at his home Sunday Feb. 20, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. His wife of...