Vehicle drives into Assabet River in Westborough; no injuries

According to Westborough Fire, the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Maynard, and drove into the river along a stretch of the road that curves to the right.

Exactly 50 years after her tragic murder, Eileen Ferro remembered in Shrewsbury

On Thursday – 50 years to the hour of Ferro’s untimely death – community members gathered to honor her legacy, reciting poems, performing music, and remembering her “friendly” personality.

Julio’s Liquors makes list of top 17 liquor stores in U.S.

Julio’s Liquors has been named one of the 17 best liquor stores in the U.S. by Tasting Table. It's the only chosen spot in New England.

Nomination papers available for Hudson town election

Michael D. Burks has pulled nomination papers for another term on the board. Two other residents – Steven C. Sharek and Herman Kabakoff – have also pulled papers.

Shrewsbury Police arrest suspected crack cocaine dealer

The Shrewsbury Police Department recently conducted an investigation into a man distributing crack cocaine to several individuals in Shrewsbury and several locations throughout Worcester County.

Wood, Riverside parks get new playgrounds

“It’s a traditional-looking playground: six-and-a-half swings. There’s two belt swings. There’s a mom-and-me swing.”
Anthony M. Vincequere

Anthony M. Vincequere, 81, of Shrewsbury

Anthony M. “Butch” Vincequere, 81, of Shrewsbury passed away peacefully with family by his side on Sunday, February 18, 2024 in the comfort of his home. His wife of 58 years, Marine L. (Pellegrino) Vincequere died Oct. 22, 2022.

Public comment available for Northborough electric aggregation

The town of Northborough is now accepting public comment on an electric aggregation program. Read for more information.

UniBank honored for healthy work culture

UniBank, Central Massachusetts’ largest mutual community bank, received a silver level designation from Cigna Healthcare for its healthy work culture in 2023.

Glass business closer to setting up at former Polish home

The building will be part of expansion plans for All Phase Glass, currently doing business on Collette Street.

Emerald Run goes before ZBA, stormwater specifics discussed

On Jan. 29, the developer returned to the ZBA to discuss the project site plans and stormwater runoff.

Marlborough police log, Feb. 23 edition

Marlborough Thursday, Feb. 8 7:08 a.m. South/Mount Pleasant Sts. Motor vehicle stop. 7:33 a.m. Helen Dr. Medical. 7:47 a.m. Lakeside Shell/Lakeside Ave. MVA property damage only. 8:15 a.m. Calare...

Joyce K. McCaffrey, 48, of Grafton

Joyce K. (Alvarado) McCaffrey, 48, of Grafton, a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister, passed away surrounded by her family on Monday, February 19, 2024 after a valiant battle with cancer.
Gary G. Hemmerdinger

Gary G. Hemmerdinger, 78, of Shrewsbury

Gary G. Hemmerdinger, 78, of Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 17, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Karin J. (Goranson) Hemmerdinger.
Ruth E. Bean

Ruth E. Bean, 94, of Westborough

Ruth E. Bean, 94, of Westborough, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at the Coleman House in Northborough. She was the wife of the late Donald K. Bean, Jr.

Marlborough mayor seeks to add communications director

Should the city approve the new position, the director would oversee the city’s website, including its upgrade and redesign and the implementation of ChatBot.

Westborough police log, Feb. 23 edition

Westborough Friday, Feb. 9 2:15 a.m. Cross St. Parking violation/complaint. 10:55 a.m. South/Cedar Sts. Traffic/motor vehicle. 4:36 p.m. Lyman St./Steven Rd. Traffic/motor vehicle. 5:41 p.m. Research DR./Friberg Pkwy. Traffic/motor...

Russell J. Danforth, 64, of Shrewsbury

Born September 4, 1959, in Nashua, New Hampshire. He was a longtime resident of Shrewsbury and attended Shrewsbury High School. He became a chef and worked for Denny’s and WPI for many years.

James L. Wetherell, 57, formerly of Marlborough

Oct. 26, 1966 ~ Feb. 20, 2024 Berlin - James L. Wetherell, 57, of Berlin died suddenly at Marlborough Hospital on February 20, 2024. He...

Leonora A. Ryan, 73, of Shrewsbury

Leonora A. “Lee” (Lapomardo) Ryan, 73, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 17, 2024, with her daughters by her side.