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Richard F. Tibert, 88, of Westborough

Richard Tibert
Westborough - Richard F. “Dick” Tibert has gone to be with his Holy Savior and rejoin his wife Irene Nov. 9, 2018 after a brief, brave battle with cancer. Mr. Tibert was born in Cambridge in 1930 and lived in Arlington Heights, Northborough, and Westborough before moving to Southborough in 1980. He was a graduate of Northborough High School, University of...

George Philip, 93, of Westborough

Today we lost one of the good guys. Westborough - On Nov. 7, 2018, George Orkin Philip died peacefully at the ripe age of almost 94 years young, preceded in death by his wife, Mildred; his brother, Manfred; and sister Ulla. He was born Dec. 21, 1924 in Berlin, Germany, and immigrated to this country at the age of 14...

Joseph Smith, 85, of Hudson

Hudson - Joseph Richard “Dick” Smith, 85, of Hudson, passed away Nov. 6, 2018 from pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his two sons and their wives, Stephen Smith and Diane of Hudson and Ken Smith and Carolyn of Royal Palm Beach, Fla. Dick was born Oct. 29, 1933 in Rhode Island, the elder of two sons born to Joseph...

Douglas P. Howlett, 78, of Southbridge and formerly of Hudson

Douglas P. Howlett
Southbridge - Douglas P. Howlett, 78, of Southbridge, formerly of Hudson, passed away peacefully at home, with his loving family by his side, Nov. 10, 2018. He is reunited in heaven with his beloved wife, Carol Ann (Pratt) Howlett. Relatives and friends are invited to a period of calling hours Saturday, Nov. 24, from 1-3 p.m., followed by a celebration...

Westborough comes together in love and solidarity

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Westborough - On Nov. 9, a dark, rainy night — in the wake of the recent Pittsburgh anti-Semitic murders and other mass shootings — hundreds of area residents and religious leaders of all faiths, as well as local and state officials, joined together to support the local Jewish community. The “Solidarity Shabbat” held at...

Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express makes delivery to Worcester County Food Bank

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – It must be getting close to Thanksgiving when the Stop & Shop Turkey Express pulls into town to make their annual delivery of donated turkeys to the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB.) On Nov. 7, Stop & Shop District Director Tom Mormino and several regional managers delivered 1,000 turkeys to the WCFB,...

St. John’s tops Shrewsbury in Division 3 finals

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Leominster – The St. John’s Pioneers football team defeated the Shrewsbury Colonials 41-23 in the Central Division 3 championship playoff game Nov. 10 at Doyle Field in Leominster. St. John’s quarterback Colin Schofield threw three touchdown passes. Eamonn Dennis rushed for 2 touchdown and caught one of Schofield’s throws. Sophomore Luke Feraco had two interceptions for...

Hudson thanks veterans with ceremony at Town Hall

Selectmen Chair John Parent speaks from the point of view of a military family. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.
Hudson – On a cold and windy Nov. 11, Hudson residents expressed gratitude to military veterans with a ceremony outside the Town Hall. The Veterans Day parade that traditionally begins on South Street didn’t take place because of road construction. The ceremony was emceed by Commander Joe Jacobs of American Legion Post 100 and AMVETS Post 208. Hudson High School...

Learn how to destress during the holidays at Whittier presentation Nov. 27

Westborough – Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital, 150 Flanders Road, Westborough will hold a free community education program, “How to Destress Your Life during the Holidays,” Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 12 p.m. Sharon Nolli, senior account executive, Fallon Health – Summit ElderCare, will discuss topics such as being thankful, taking care of yourself, exercise and activities and socializing. Lunch will be...

Westborough Senior Center Supporters to host annual holiday fair

Westborough – The Westborough Senior Center Supporters will be hosting their sixth annual holiday fair, Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include raffles for a gift basket, turkey basket, and afghan, as well as a lottery tree. Items for purchase include baked goods, Vermont cheddar cheese, jewelry, Christmas crafts, and much more. There will also...