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Fire chief has issues regarding AvalonBay fire safety plan

Northborough - At what was supposed to be an informal meeting to explain some minimal changes and approve the final site plans for "The Loop" retail and the AvalonBay residential projects, Northborough Fire Chief David Durgin refused to approve the fire safety plan for part of the Avalon- Bay housing development. AvalonBay is a residential development that will consist...

Newcomers’ Club supports library expansion

Northborough - The Newcomers' Club of Northborough donated $250 to support the Northborough Library expansion and renovation project. In addition, as the group has done in previous years, the Newcomers' Club donated the cost for the Northborough Library's Davis Farmland pass. The Newcomers' Club of Northborough offers Northborough families a way to meet other residents and support worthy causes...

Setting a good example

Northborough - Terry Foster of Northborough, with her children (l to r) Josh, 6, Ryan, 4, Anna, 1, and Kate 10, finish up a snack together after Terry donated blood at the Northborough Community Blood Drive held Aug. 17 at St. Rose of Lima Church.

Making sense of the mortgage mess

It seems that not a day goes by that we don't hear news report after news report about the so-called "sub-prime" market, and how it is aff ecting the overall economic conditions across the country. Talk of predatory lending abounds and the state government is seeking to...

Cancer survivor bikes across country

Hudson - Cancer survivor Howard Davidson of Hudson returned July 24 after a 4,000-mile bike ride across the United States, just in time to join the "Pan-Mass Challenge" (PMC) bike ride. According to Davidson, approximately 1,000 people a year bike across the country and that it was...

Fun on Fort Meadow Reservoir

Marlborough - Water flies as Marlborough resident John Lewis banks his 110-horsepower watercraft earlier this summer on Fort Meadow Reservoir in Marlborough. His winter fun? Snowmobiling, of course.

Community Calendar

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Community Calendar   17 Friday A Northborough community blood drive will run from 1-7 p.m. at St. Rose of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Lima Church, 244 W. Main St. Appointments preferred, but walk-ins also welcome. Visit www.givelife.org or call the American Red Cross at (800) 448-3543 for appointment, info.   Hudson Senior Center, 29 Church...

Local residents receive Action Hero Awards

Region - The Worcester Community Action Council Inc. (WCAC) recently held its first annual Action Hero Awards event at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester. The celebration highlighted five organizations and individuals that provided tremendous support to the agency through advocacy and in-kind goods and services. The awardees included Richard Mangion, executive director of Harrington...

Teens hope to ride to success again

Region - Riding around the ring, Tianli Kilpatrick and Kate Bakkala put Princess and Sleepy through their paces. Princess, a dappled gray Pony of America, and Sleepy, a chestnut gelding, were mismatched in size and color, but it didn't matter to the girls riding them. They are practicing for their second year of International Equestrian Association (IEA) competitions at...

Sebastian&apos;s Seafood and Grille

Sebastian's Seafood and Grille For the freshest seafood and so much more Region - I was looking forward to dining recently at Sebastian's Seafood and Grille in North Grafton to fulfill a craving I'd been having for fish and chips. The restaurant, which is tucked into...