Marijuana grower seeks approval for dispensary in Shrewsbury »

12:57 pm | Shrewsbury - One year ago, in August 2014, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen were approached by John Glowik, who…

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Council approves tax plan for LFB Corporation »

12:29 pm | Marlborough-LFB Corporation (LFB), a leading pharmaceutical company, was granted a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement by the City Council…

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Property development sites proposed by mayor »

12:22 pm | Marlborough-Mayor Arthur Vigeant would like to expand the number of properties designated for economic development under the provisions of…

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Notice to Westborough property owners »

09:15 am | Westborough – The Board of Assessors has recently completed a reassessment of all property values within the Town in…

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Local News

Beth Tikvah Synagogue to host open house »

10:31 pm | Westborough – Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 45 Oak St., will hold an open house and barbecue Sunday, Aug. 30, from 3…

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SnG Band to play free concert in Westborough »

03:52 pm | Westborough – The Westborough Recreation Department is inviting residents of all ages to a free concert featuring the SnG Band…

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Westborough police log, Aug. 28 edition »

11:05 am | Westborough Monday, Aug. 17 7:03 a.m. Flanders/Connector Rds. Traffic/motor vehicle. 9:47 a.m. Oldham Rd. Disturbance (general). 10:11 a.m. E Main…

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Ryan shares stories of dual life as reporter and novelist at chamber breakfast »

11:34 am | Westborough – By her own admission, Hank Phillippi Ryan leads a double life. During the day she is an award-winning…

Mary Simone, Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott; Bette O’Reilly, Commerce Bank and chair, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Hank Phillipi Ryan; and Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine Chamber
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Patricia Gilchrist, 81, of Shrewsbury »

09:05 am | Shrewsbury – Patricia Ann (Sherman) Gilchrist, 81, long-term resident of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 at home,…

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Marijuana grower seeks approval for dispensary in Shrewsbury »

12:57 pm | Shrewsbury - One year ago, in August 2014, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen were approached by John Glowik, who was…

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John J. Tamulewicz, 97, of Shrewsbury »

11:14 am | Shrewsbury – John J. Tamulewicz, 97, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, with his devoted…

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Shrewsbury Thunder take second place »

10:11 pm | Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Thunder U12 American Softball Association girls’ softball team, composed of players from Shrewsbury Little League, finished…

The Shrewsbury Thunder softball team and coaches. (Photo/submitted)
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Lorraine A. Letendre, 69, of Marlborough »

08:50 am | Marlborough – Lorraine A. (Gonyea) Letendre, 69, of Marlborough, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at Millbury Healthcare Center. She was…

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Candlelight vigil to be held in memory of victims of drug epidemic »

09:49 pm | Marlborough – Those who go through downtown Marlborough this weekend either on foot or in car will most certainly be…

Volunteers stand in front of the 1,200 flags placed in front of the Walker Building.
Photo/Bonnie Adams
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Marlborough Police Chase 5K to benefit beloved employee’s family »

12:20 pm | Marlborough – The Marlborough Police Patrol Officers Association (MPPOA) is preparing for its 12th Police Chase 5K to hit the…

Runners begin a past Marlborough Police Chase 5K.
File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.
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William J. Sontag Jr., 63, of Marlborough »

10:54 am | Marlborough – William J. “Bill” Sontag Jr., 63, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. He was the husband of Patricia…

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Craftworks now features Anzula Luxury Yarns »

04:20 pm | Northborough – Craftworks, an artisan gifts, classes and yarn shop, recently hosted a trunk show featuring Anzula Luxury Yarns from…

Craftworks recently held a trunk show featuring Anzula Luxury Yarns
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William Myerson, 72, of Northborough »

12:03 pm | Northborough – William Myerson, 72, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at UMass Memorial Medical Center after a long struggle…

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Northborough police log, Aug. 28 edition »

11:09 am | Northborough Sunday, Aug. 9 5:36 a.m. Pond View Way. Ambulance. 12:02 p.m. West Main St. Accident with property damage. 12:29…

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Fitness Together helps people achieve healthier lifestyles »

05:14 pm | Northborough—When someone decides to commit to a healthier lifestyle, Luisa Cloutier and her team at Fitness Together are there to…

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Dana G. Sousa, 49, of Hudson »

11:39 am | Hudson – Dana G. Sousa, 49, of Hudson, formerly of Richmond, Va. and Longmeadow, died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015…

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Hudson’s Sesquicentennial Committee to meet Aug. 27 »

09:50 pm | Hudson – The next Hudson Sesquicentennial Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. in Conference Room…

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Genevieve F. Freve, 89, of Hudson »

11:42 am | Hudson – Genevieve F. Freve, 89, of Hudson, formerly of Fall River, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at…

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Hudson police log, Aug. 21 edition »

11:03 am | Hudson Friday, Aug. 7 9:31 a.m. Tower St. Larceny. 11:00 a.m. Oneida Pl. Fraud. 1:19 p.m. Main St. MVA with…

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Inspiring teammates while fundraising for autism cause »

11:43 am | Southborough – Ten supporters of the New England Center for Children (NECC), collectively known as Team NECC, fundraised for the…

Posing for a photo Aug. 16 before running the Falmouth Road Race are Team NECC members (l to r, wearing NECC singlets) Olivia Morgan, Michelle LaPointe, Scott Lawson, Amanda Bullard, Becky Zorovic, Stacy Cohen and Amy McDermott. Teammates not pictured are Tracey Camilleri, Kylee Drugan-Eppich and Jineane Gargiulo.

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Southborough police log, Aug. 28 edition »

11:10 am | Southborough Thursday, Aug. 13 2:07 a.m. A medical was reported at St. Mark’s School on Marlboro Road. 5:49 a.m. Officers…

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Bette Lou Madison, 80, formerly of Southborough »

11:59 am | Clinton – Bette Lou (Grimes) Madison, 80, of Clinton and formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, died Wednesday, Aug. 19,…

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Southborough police log, Aug. 21 edition »

11:10 am | Southborough Wednesday, Aug. 5 1:28 a.m. Two Saddle Hill Lane residents were charged with Furnishing Alcoholic Beverages to Persons Under…

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Grafton American Legion’s walk to help military families »

11:32 am | Grafton – For the third year, the Grafton American Legion Delisle-Goulet Post 92 will host a 5.2-mile walk and barbecue…

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Grafton police log, Aug. 28 edition »

11:13 am | Grafton Sunday, Aug. 9 12:00 a.m. Fitzpatrick Rd. Disturbance – loud noise. 12:48 a.m. Fitzpatrick Rd. Disturbance – loud noise.…

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Grafton TV open house kicks off fall production course »

08:55 pm | Grafton – Grafton Community Television (GCTV) and Charter Communications will host an open house and tour of the town’s cable…

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The Grafton Historical Society Museum: Presenting the Past »

10:49 pm | Grafton - There’s an odd, large object occupying one corner of the Grafton Historical Society Museum’s annex. It’s approximately half…

Shoes and a leather splitter, relics from the shoe factories that used to populate Grafton’s town center. (Photo/Alex Cornacchia)
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People and Places

  • Runners begin a past Marlborough Police Chase 5K.
File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Marlborough Police Chase 5K to benefit beloved employee’s family

    Marlborough – The Marlborough Police Patrol Officers Association (MPPOA) is preparing for its 12th Police Chase 5K to hit the roads Saturday,

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  • RTN Federal Credit Union Director Edward C. Brown, Jr., (right), presents the RTN scholarships to recipients Megan LaPlante, first place, and Daniel Thornton, second place. Missing is Margaret Coppinger, third-place winner. (Photo/submitted)

    RTN Federal Credit Union awards $10,000 in scholarships

    Region – RTN Federal Credit Union has announced the 2015 recipients of its James A. Burley Jr. Scholarship Award. The monetary prizes

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    SnG Band to play free concert in Westborough

    Westborough – The Westborough Recreation Department is inviting residents of all ages to a free concert featuring the SnG Band Saturday, Sept.

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    Worcester Chamber Music Society kicks off 10th anniversary season

    Region – The Worcester Chamber Music Society will present its 10th anniversary season opener Saturday, Sept. 19, at Tuckerman Hall, 10 Tuckerman

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    Art exhibit at the Briarwood Community

    Region – The Gallery at Briarwood, 65 Briarwood Circle, will hold its fifth public art exhibit in a series of six for

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  • Nominations sought for BayPath community service award

    Region – BayPath Elder Services is inviting nominations for the ninth annual Frances Borger Klempner Community Service Award. This memorial award will

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    Bubbling over with happiness

    Region – Stella, age 5, delights in making giant bubbles at the Ecotarium in Worcester. She, along with other summer campers from

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  • The family of the late Arnold Bain at LeLacheur Park. (Photo/submitted)

    Westborough resident honors late father as a ‘Hero Among Us’

    Region – A Westborough woman’s essay on her late father was chosen as the winning entry in the recent “Hero Among Us”

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    Rotarians host third Spirit of Hudson Food & Brewfest

    Hudson – A relatively new fundraiser continued growing in its third year. Over 1,800 area residents supported the Hudson Rotary Club and

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    Mega Watt Car Stereo & Security offers latest in vehicle protection

    Marlborough – Your vehicle is one of your most important and expensive pieces of property.  Rick Pare, the owner of Mega Watt

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Neighbors helping neighbors

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    Hotdog Safari returns to support Worcester County Food Bank

    Region – A group of Worcester residents is turning a former childhood tradition into a way to support the Worcester County Food

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  • Donna Katsoudas, executive director of StandUp for Kids (l) and Nada Kanaan, Worcester branch manager and board member of StandUp for Kids

    SpencerBANK supports StandUp For Kids Worcester

    Spencer – SpencerBANK recently donated $1,000 to the Worcester chapter of StandUp for Kids, an organization whose mission is to end youth

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  • Cliff Walk for ALS

    Region – On Sunday, Sept. 13, the ALS Family Charitable Foundation will present their 19th annual “Cliff Walk” for ALS fundraiser, sponsored by Superior

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  • (l to r) Mayor Arthur Vigeant, poses for a photo with Ward 2 City Councilor Robert Page and Ron Dalbec, both who are members of the Disabled American Veterans, local chapter 82 of Marlborough 
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    Veterans to hold ‘Forget-Me-Not’ fundraiser

    Marlborough – The Disabled American Veterans (DAV), local chapter 82 of Marlborough, will be outside of local stores in the city throughout

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  • Foundation for MetroWest launches $55,000 summer hunger challenge

    Region - School is out for the summer, which for many kids means sunny days snacking on watermelon, making s’mores at summer

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  • (top, l to r) Victoria Witkowski, Danielle McCurley, and Brooke Macjewski  
(bottom, l to r) Nolan McCurley and Wesley Gray
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    Northborough 4-H Small Pet Club donates to town’s food pantry

    Northborough - The Northborough 4-H Small Pet Club recently collected over 100 pounds of food during a Food Drive that was held

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  • Volunteers Eileen Moynihan (left) and Kelly Harrison (right) pose for a photo with Adrienne Cost, the chair of the Northborough Council on Aging. 
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    Volunteers honored at Northborough Senior Center

    Northborough - As any community group would tell you, volunteers are the heart, backbone and spirit of their organization. And according to

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    Marlborough moms create support group for opium addiction

    Marlborough - In an effort to save lives through awareness and education, Marlborough moms Maureen Begg and Carol Pickford have begun an

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  • Welcoming race participants are BC4T founders (l to r) Michelle Gillespie, Karen Brewster, Leslie Arsenault and Beth Davison.

    Northborough area on the road to caring for military troops

    Northborough – This year began with an idea discussed among Northborough residents Leslie Arsenault, Karen Brewster, Beth Davison and Michelle Gillespie. It

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  • Lizzie Maina (fourth from left) and the volunteers from St. Rose of Lima Parish

    Northborough woman ‘shines the light’ for girls in Kenyan villages

    Northborough - Shine the Light Kenya is a nonprofit that was founded in 2011 by Lizzie Maina to help educate children in

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