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Single in the Suburbs

Whether recently divorced, fresh out of a longterm relationship, new to the area or just turned 18, the ins and outs of dating remain a mystery to all singles. Should a first date include dinner, or just drinks? Is it okay to compare the new boyfriend to...

Here comes Applefest!

Northborough - Fall is in the air as the town prepares for its annual Applefest celebration Sept. 14, 15 and 16. In the tradition of a true New England festival, there will be a wide range of events including a street fair, parade, the Taste of Northborough...

Report from Iraq: Soldiers search in Kirkuk

Editor's note: For six weeks, our Marlborough Community Reporter Doug Grindle is again embedded with U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. While there, he plans to send us articles whenever he can to provide our readers with glimpses of what is going on in the region. Many thanks...

Are you green?

It's funny what brings you back to a childhood memory. I heard someone ask their friend if they were green. My maiden name is McClean and my mother's maiden name is McDevitt. Yes I am 100% Irish and still have family over on the Emerald Isle. Growing...

Cardoni earns Coldwell Banker designation

Northborough - Dianne Cardoni, a sales associate at Northborough Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, has earned the Certified Negotiation Specialist Designation. This Coldwell Banker exclusive certification provides Cardoni with today's cutting edge negotiating tools and techniques, giving her the "competitive edge accel- erating her to the top of...

Golden smile

Hudson - At the Hudson Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue, Casey smiles along with Executive Director Wendy Garraghty. The animal rescue group has been in existence for 22 years and currently has 30 furry residents from age 1 to 14 years. The modern facility, which serves the six...

Public Works Department maintains the infrastructure

Hudson - Max Kamel, assistant director of Hudson's Department of Public Works, is at the corner of Cox Street and Straton Road Aug. 24, while the excavator is about to place a concrete manhole section.

Several organizations benefit from Hannaford grants

Hudson - As part of their reopening celebrations, Hannaford Supermarket in Hudson distributed four $1,000 grants to four nonprofit local organizations. Several community members as well as representatives from the grant recipients attended a small ceremony at the supermarket Aug. 31 where they received the grants. "This...

History writer to present slide show about ‘Fatal Forecast’

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Historical Society is presenting "Fatal Forecast: A True Story of Survival at Georges Bank," a narrated slide presentation by author Michael J. Tougias Wednesday Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the 1830 Schoolhouse on the Town Common. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Tougias wrote the book "Fatal Forecast" about the wreck of...

Neighbor opposes hotel planned for Route 9

Shrewsbury - Plans for a new hotel along Route 9 in Shrewsbury have been slowed almost before they started by a resident whose property is adjacent to the proposed site. Plans for the hotel, which would have about 120 rooms in a multi-level, apartmentstyle building, were presented to the Planning Board July 11. The tentative name of the hotel...