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Lakeway Commons to host free Earth Day event

Shrewsbury - Grossman Development Group, LLC (GDG) and Lakeway Commons will partner with Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations (SELCO) for the first annual free Earth Day event Saturday, April 27. The event will take place at the 193 Boston Turnpike plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  With proof of residency, Shrewsbury residents will receive a complimentary tree and cooler...

Northborough voters to vote on 41 warrant articles at Annual Town Meeting

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – The Annual Town Meeting will convene Monday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St. Although only registered voters are eligible to vote, all residents are welcome to attend. The warrant is made up of 41 articles, including funding the $66 million operating budget, a $4.9 million capital budget...

Assabet students host Dolls for Dementia drive

By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Kathy Faddoul, a nursing instructor in the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s Health Technologies program, takes her juniors to their clinical practice at Northborough’s Coleman House, and noticed how a lifelike doll could ease anxiety for some of the residents. “It helped them be less anxious,” she explained. “They seemed so happy nurturing dolls,...

White and Clancy honored by state for work on Conservation Commission

Submitted by Priscilla Ryder, Marlborough Conservation Officer Marlborough -   On March 21 the Conservation Commission received a surprise visit from the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) to present Allan White, of Marlborough, with MACC’s Long Time Service Award for 40 continuous years of dedicated service on the Marlborough Conservation Commission. They also recognized Edward Clancy for his 50 continuous...

Vin Bin West – Continuing a tradition of well-liked brands, quality wines, craft beers, and artisanal cheeses

Continuing a tradition of well-liked brands, quality wines, craft beers, and artisanal cheeses By Barbara Allen, Contributing Writer Marlborough - The newest shop in the Vin Bin family is tucked into the short strip of stores between Hannaford’s Supermarket and The Long Horn Steak House in the RK Plaza in Marlborough. The understated but distinctive Vin Bin signage, the cozy crimson...

A moment in time

Westborough – Three Westborough High School students who are traveling in Europe over the spring break had the opportunity to tour the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris just two days before the fire that ravaged much of the Cathedral. Abby Hammond, Jack Goodman and Helena Spofford, who are all seniors, along with WHS teachers Colleen Gormley and Andrew McIntyre. Abby’s...

Repair Café in Westborough May 4

Westborough - The Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St., will hold a Repair Cafe Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Knowledgeable volunteer repair experts will be available to help make all possible repairs free of charge. Small appliances, vacuum cleaners, lamps, jewelry, bikes, computers, toys, and anything that is broken is welcome and can most...

Memoir writing workshop at the Westborough Library

Westborough - The Westborough Public Library, 55 W. Main St., will host “Writing from Within,” a six-week memoir writing workshop series for adults. The course will run Wednesdays, from May 1 to June 5.  Each session will start at 7 p.m. Space is limited, so registration is required. Workshop leader Mary Christensen is a retired professor from the University of...

Confident Directions can help you with life’s transitions

Region - People often seek out a life coach at transitional periods in their life when they feel like they are floundering, lacking direction or a sense of meaning and purpose in their lives. Individual coaching sessions offer an opportunity to look more closely at your life combined with a plan to create realistic and actionable steps to move forward....

Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce announces 45th annual Golf Classic

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) will host its 45th annual Golf Classic, one of the longest running golf tournaments in the Marlborough area, Monday, July 29, at the Marlborough Country Club, 200 Concord Road. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by a golf warm-up, provided by Orangetheory Fitness at 8 a.m. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. and...