Northborough Historical Society to host Applefest events »

02:50 pm | Northborough – The Northborough Historical Society will hold a variety of events during the upcoming annual townwide Applefest at…

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Westborough High School to host “Week of Lights” »

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07:49 pm | Westborough – It has become a tradition at Westborough High School (WHS) that every two years the school hosts…

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Residents invited to show respect for fallen soldier »

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10:59 am | Northborough – Town officials have announced the following arrangements have been made for Spc. Brian Arsenault, who was killed…

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Specialist Brian K. Arsenault, 28, of Northborough »

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08:56 am | Northborough – Specialist Brian K. Arsenault, 28, Bronze Star recipient, was valiantly killed in action while serving with Company…

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Local News

South Street Diner celebrates 10th anniversary »

02:39 pm | Westborough - For Phyllis Keene and Mark Sullivan, the husband-and-wife owners of the South Street Diner in Westborough, the vision…

The diner before its 2009 renovation. Photo/submitted
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Largely routine Town Meeting warrant sparks questions »

02:10 pm | Westborough–After reviewing the 36-article warrant for the Oct. 20 Fall Town Meeting, the Board of Selectmen Sept. 9 said they…

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Westborough police log, Sept. 19 edition »

11:41 am | Westborough Monday, Sept. 8 3:58 a.m. Canfield St. Ambulance. 7:50 a.m. Treetop Pk. B&E in MV. 8:01 a.m. Treetop Pk.…

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Westborough High School to host “Week of Lights” »

07:49 pm | Westborough – It has become a tradition at Westborough High School (WHS) that every two years the school hosts a…

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Environmental activist works to keep Shrewsbury green »

06:00 am | Shrewsbury - Melisa Hollenback, or “Missy” as she is known, has been a crusader for all things environmental from recycling,…

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“Free money’ up for grabs at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival »

10:00 am | Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union will have a “Cash Wind Machine” at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival Town…

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Local Elite Academy dancers dream of the stage »

06:00 am | Shrewsbury- Dreams of dancing on Broadway and Radio City Music Hall may some day be a reality for two young…

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Lakeway district businesses come together to benefit community »

10:45 pm | Shrewsbury - In the early 2000s, the town of Shrewsbury and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MDOT) began improvements along…

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Marlborough police log, Sept. 19 edition »

11:42 am | Marlborough Monday, Sept. 8 2:10 p.m. Littlefield Ln. Suspicious MV. 2:59 p.m. Lincoln St. Larceny. 5:23 p.m. Chestnut St. Disturbance.…

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Theresa Ferrara, 96, of Marlborough »

11:04 am | Marlborough – Theresa (Pavento) Ferrara, 96, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 in Sterling.? Her husband of 36 years, Vincent V.…

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Marlborough Rotary Club meetings move to new location »

08:03 pm | Marlborough – The Marlborough Rotary Club recently moved their meeting location to Fish Restaurant and Wine Bar, 29 S. Bolton…

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Marlborough group to honor Marylou Vanzini at 25th anniversary celebration »

07:49 pm | Marlborough – Former State Representative Steve LeDuc recently announced the 25th anniversary celebration planned for the Citizen's Scholarship Foundation (CSF).…

Marylou Vanzini will be honored for nearly a half century of tireless commitment to improving the quality of life for the citizens of Marlborough.(Photos/submitted)
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Everybody loves Northborough’s Applefest Parade »

07:51 pm | Northborough – The Applefest Parade drew lots of Northborough residents and visitors to downtown Sept. 20, the second of the…

The parade's grand marshal, Arthur Cole
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Northborough Historical Society to host Applefest events »

02:50 pm | Northborough – The Northborough Historical Society will hold a variety of events during the upcoming annual townwide Applefest at its…

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Erika Rozentals, 78, of Northborough »

09:34 am | Northborough – Erika (Silins) Rozentals, 78, of Northborough, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at Beaumont Rehabilitation in Northborough…

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Northborough police log, Sept. 19 edition »

11:38 am | Northborough Sunday, Aug. 31 3:36 a.m. West Main St. Ambulance. 7:59 a.m. Avalon Dr. Assisted Fire Department. 9:48 a.m. West…

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Vaughn E. Rich, 86, of Hudson »

09:23 am | Hudson – Vaughn E. Rich, 86, of Hudson, died unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at his residence. He is survived…

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Hudson area receives 60K to develop exercise and nutrition programs »

08:35 pm | Hudson - Hudson has been awarded $60,000 to create healthier communities through the Mass in Motion Municipal Wellness and Leadership…

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Walter Aden Allen, 94, of Hudson »

09:19 am | Hudson – Walter Aden Allen, 94, of Hudson, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, at the…

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Joaquim V. Pires, 79, of Hudson »

09:56 am | Hudson – Joaquim V. Pires, 79, of Hudson, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, at Marlborough…

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Southborough police log, Sept. 19 edition »

11:39 am | Southborough Friday, Sept. 12 12:40 a.m. BUILDING CHECK- Building Checked/Secured- Location/Address: MAIN ST 12:56 a.m. BUILDING CHECK- Services Rendered- Location/Address:…

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Southborough commission continues work to preserve historic properties »

08:41 pm | Southborough- Kate Matison is an architectural historian and vice chair of the Southborough Historical Commission. She has master's degrees from…

The historic Burnett/Garfield House on Main Street in Southborough.
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Eric Green Sportsmanship Award recipient named »

08:16 pm | Southborough - In 2012, Southborough Little League established the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award in memory of Eric Green. The award…

Suzy Green presents the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award to Jeffrey Secrist. (Photo/submitted)
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Alice Phillipo, 86, of Fayville »

09:48 am | Fayville - Alice (Bertonassi) Phillipo, 96, of Fayville, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation…

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People and Places

  • Missy Hollenback (Photo/submitted)

    Environmental activist works to keep Shrewsbury green

    Shrewsbury - Melisa Hollenback, or “Missy” as she is known, has been a crusader for all things environmental from recycling, open space

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    Keamy Eye & Laser Centre: Westborough office offers new dry eye treatment, cosmetic procedures

    By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Business name: Keamy Eye & Laser Centre Address: 24 Lyman St., Westborough Owner: Dr. Jean E. Keamy,

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  • Local Elite Academy dancers dream of the stage

    Shrewsbury- Dreams of dancing on Broadway and Radio City Music Hall may some day be a reality for two young and talented

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    Shrewsbury rapper follows his passion

    Shrewsbury - You might think you know Alex Napoleon. Many people would recognize him through his day job as the manager of

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    Shrewsbury rapper follows his passion

    Shrewsbury- You might think you know Alex Napoleon. Many people would recognize him through his day job as the manager of Tatnuck

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    Local news reporter brings energy to Worcester News Tonight

    Shrewsbury - Ana Bottary will be a familiar face to anyone who watches Worcester News Tonight on Charter TV 3, the local

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    Collins & Demac Real Estate: Shrewsbury agency sees intense fall market, good spring

    Shrewsbury - The owners of Collins & Demac Real Estate expect a busy but abbreviated fall housing market given the shortage of

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    Local singers win scholarships from Opera Worcester

    Region – Local singers received 2014 Vocal Talent Awards by Opera Worcester, Inc. The Opera Worcester Award was presented to Nathan Kessel,

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  • (l to r) Jimmie Ames, assistant vice president and market manager of Avidia Bank; Janelle Wilson, executive director of Jeremiah's Inn; and Suzanne Laperle, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank. (Photo/submitted)

    Avidia Charitable Foundation donates to Jeremiah's Hospice

    Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to Jeremiah's Hospice, Inc., located in Worcester, for program expansion. Avidia Bank is

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  • State representatives Danielle Gregoire and Harold Naughton Jr. with Ed Davidian at the Davidian Brothers Farm in Northborough. (Photo/submitted)

    Local farm tour showcases growing agriculture industry in the community

    Region – State Representative Harold Naughton Jr. organized a farm tour of the 12th Worcester District to visit local farmers and learn

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Sports

Spotlight Athlete: Connor Troio »

09:30 am | By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Shrewsbury High School Sport:…

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Spotlight Athlete: Matt Bonollo »

07:00 am | By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer School: Shrewsbury High School Sport:…

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Editorially Speaking

It's not easy being popular »

06:00 am | Shrewsbury – Most area communities are experiencing growth but Shrewsbury…

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It's the most wonderful time of the year….for parents! »

08:49 pm | Region – After what seemed like a very short summer…

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Tracy Flynn will be walking with Team Chickaroo for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Sept. 21. 

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    Shrewsbury woman honors a special bond with a 26.2 mile walk

    Shrewsbury - On a designated day every September, a small group gathers at the starting line of the Boston Marathon. It's 5:30

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    Spirit of Shrewsbury kicks off with oil assistance fundraiser

    Shrewsbury – This year's Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival will begin earlier than usual with a first-time fundraiser Thursday, Sept. 25, from

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  • Dale Hartford, (third from left), the president and director of Guide Dogs of America, poses for a photo with tournament volunteers and organizers before the start of the event. (l to r): Paul Coffin, Bob Lembo, Hartford, Ken England, Connor O"Hanley, Russell Gittlen, Craig Hughes, and Jim Foley.

    Annual tournament raises funds for Guide Dogs

    Northborough – For those who must navigate through life with limited or no vision, the world can be frightening and daunting place.

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  • The Congregational Church of Westborough mission to New York included 32 local teenagers.
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    Local church youth group transforms homes and themselves

    Westborough - "At work camp, I learned how to love others and how to love myself, and I came home with a

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  • Rotarian George Pember (l) and Rotary President Chuck Frankian present Vickie Killeen with the "Pride in Workmanship Award."
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    Northborough Rotary honors Vickie Killeen

    Northborough - Each year, the Rotary Club of Northborough honors a deserving person with its "Pride in Workmanship Award." This award,

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  • State Rep. Matt Beaton presents a check for $13,500 each to representatives of three charities (l to r) Terry Cassidy, executive director of Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services; Elaine LeBlanc, director, and JoAnn Keegan, the food bank manager of St. Anne's Human Services; and Wendy Mickel, treasurer of the Westborough Food Pantry.

    Third annual Beaton Charity Golf Classic raises $40,500

    Held Aug. 18 at the Haven Country Club in Boylston, the third annual Beaton Charity Golf Classic concluded with a 19th-Hole Reception,

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  • (l to r) Leon Manzon, personal banker; Ellen Dorian, executive vice president - retail banking Marlborough Savings Bank; Cindy Mayher, Parmenter Foundation, executive director; and Donna Driscoll, branch manager, Marlborough Savings Bank.
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    Marlborough Savings Bank donates to bereavement camp program

    Marlborough – Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to The Parmenter Foundation for its Camp Erin Boston program. Camp Erin Boston

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  • Hudson YSAP Youth Workgroup members and event volunteers (From L to R): Leia Owen, Buren Andrews, Mikenna Doherty, Sammy Myette, Vini Bulhoes, Patrick Reynolds, and Kennedy Prashaw.

    Youth Fest to promote healthful, drug-free living

    Hudson - Living and enjoying a healthful, drug-free life is a strong message being conveyed to Hudson youths and will be demonstrated

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    Willy's Kitty Angels Rescue helps strays find new home

    Northborough - MaryEllen Richards, director of Willy's Kitty Angels Rescue, is on a mission: to help one stray cat at a time.

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  • Yoga on the Common benefits food pantry

    Marlborough – Local yoga instructor Tory Nash will?conduct?a?yoga class at Union Common in downtown Marlborough Friday, Aug. 8, from 6:15 to 7:30

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