A ‘community advocate’ for forty years »

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01:43 pm | I get asked every few weeks how I got started in this business…I think it’s a pretty good story…

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Twenty-fifth ‘Evening of Giving’ will once again benefit homeless shelter »

Collecting personal items at the 2013 Evening of Giving to be donated to Roland's House are (l to r) Tony Maenhout, Fatima Awada and her sister, Ivana. 
File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

12:55 pm | Marlborough – The 25th Evening of Giving, in support of Roland's House, the Marlborough-Hudson homeless shelter, will be held…

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Selectmen maintain single tax rate, residential bills to drop modestly »

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10:33 am | By Keith Regan, Contributing Writer Westborough – The Board of Selectmen Oct. 28 voted to maintain a single tax…

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Trash recycling in our communities »

01:00 pm | Region - On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to vote on Question 2 – Expanding…

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Local News

Eugenie M. F. Boutilier, 97 »

12:33 pm | Westborough – Eugenie M. F. Boutilier, 97, of Westborough, formerly of Southborough, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at…

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Selectmen maintain single tax rate, residential bills to drop modestly »

10:33 am | By Keith Regan, Contributing Writer Westborough – The Board of Selectmen Oct. 28 voted to maintain a single tax rate…

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Barry Jaffee, 70, of Westborough »

11:15 am | Westborough – Barry Lewis Jaffee, of Westborough, a well-known local CPA, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 with his devoted…

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Westborough police log, Oct. 31 edition »

10:31 am | Westborough Monday, Oct. 20 12:55 a.m. Lyman St. Suspicious auto. 9:49 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Ambulance. 3:57 p.m. Denny St. Ambulance.…

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Theater is thriving in Shrewsbury schools »

02:08 pm | Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Public Schools’ Performing Arts Department provides students with opportunities to develop an appreciation of both music and…

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Halloween costume fun »

06:07 am | By Joyce DeWallace, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Spooky ghosts, colorful princesses, a wandering gypsy and even a sparkling pheasant recently…

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Pancreatic Cancer Alliance won’t give up the fight »

11:49 am | Shrewsbury – Self-described as “a philanthropist without all the money,” Audrey Kurlan-Marcy of Shrewsbury has donated an invaluable amount of…

Gathered after a recent performance of “Love Letters,” a benefit for the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance (PCA) presented at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester, are (l to r) Audrey Kurlan-Marcy, PCA chair; performers Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross; and Audrey’s husband Mike Marcy, whose father passed away from pancreatic cancer.

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Michael J. DiPierro, 99, formerly of Shrewsbury »

11:31 am | Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Michael J. DiPierro, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of Shrewsbury and Dennis Port, passed away peacefully…

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Twenty-fifth ‘Evening of Giving’ will once again benefit homeless shelter »

12:55 pm | Marlborough – The 25th Evening of Giving, in support of Roland's House, the Marlborough-Hudson homeless shelter, will be held Thursday,…

Collecting personal items at the 2013 Evening of Giving to be donated to Roland's House are (l to r) Tony Maenhout, Fatima Awada and her sister, Ivana. 
File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.
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Meredith L. Matz, 39, of Marlborough »

12:55 pm | Marlborough - Meredith L. Matz, 39, of Marlborough, beloved daughter of Leonard and Marilyn and sister of Michelle, passed away…

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Touchstone Furniture seeking donations, volunteers »

07:05 am | Marlborough – Touchstone Furniture Depot, a Marlborough-based charity that distributes donated furnishings to local residents in need is seeking donations…

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Marlborough police log, Oct. 31 edition »

10:34 am | Marlborough Monday, Oct. 20 9:46 a.m. Bolton St. Drug offense. 11:54 a.m. Hildreth St. Suspicious activity. 12:47 p.m. Boston Post…

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New recreational basketball league to start in Northborough »

07:07 am | Northborough – Northborough Recreation will introduce a new high school boys’ basketball recreation league for grades 9-12. The league is…

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Northborough Garden Club to hold annual ‘Holiday Enchantment’ event »

06:37 am | Northborough – Bill Graham, the expert floral designer and owner of Beautiful Things, Ltd., in Salem, believes beautiful floral arrangements…

A floral arrangement from last year’s holiday event of the Northborough Garden Club. (Photo/submitted)
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Northborough police log, Oct. 31 edition »

10:30 am | Northborough Sunday, Oct. 12 2:03 a.m. Copley Dr. Ambulance. 9:42 a.m. Lincoln St. Vandalism. 5:52 p.m. Belmont St. Route 9.…

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Northborough resident promotes Massachusetts Senior Games »

10:54 pm | Northborough - When most people think of the Olympic Games, images of young athletes in their prime competing on a…

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Hudson Rotary Club recognizes student achievers »

07:11 am | Hudson – The Hudson Rotary Club recently recognized two students with the Student Achievement Award for their work in and…

(l to r) Hudson Rotary Club President Marty Libby, Maris Laughton, Andre Colleone-Pimenta and Hudson Rotarian Ed Soave.
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Hudson Catholic High class of ’64 reunites for 50th anniversary »

02:38 pm | Hudson – A weekend of activities culminated Oct. 25 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough as members…

Displaying a “Green Wave” banner at a 1964 Hudson Catholic High School pep rally are (l to r) the Homecoming Queen, Kathy (Sawyer) Tucci, cheerleaders Joan (Curley) Jameson and Nancy (Montecalvo) McCarthy, with Sister Superior Rita Marie and Monsignor Llewellyn D. Chadbourne.

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Hudson police log, Oct. 31 edition »

10:29 am | Hudson Monday, Oct. 20 11:55 a.m. Bennett St. Medical. 12:00 p.m. Winter St. Annoying phone calls. 5:54 p.m. Shawmut Ave.…

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Elizabeth Garofoli, 83, of Hudson »

01:46 pm | Hudson - Elizabeth (McManus) Garofoli, 83, of Hudson, formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 with her devoted…

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Dean M. Lewis, 88, of Southborough »

12:40 pm | Southborough – Dean M. Lewis, 88, of Southborough, died peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, after a short illness. His loving…

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Southborough police log, Oct. 31 edition »

10:32 am | Southborough Friday, Oct. 17 1:04 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Marlboro Road. 1:49 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled…

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Joseph E. Kearns, 78, of Southborough »

11:09 am | Southborough – Joseph E. Kearns, 78, of Southborough, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, after a…

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Costumes on parade in Southborough »

08:34 pm | Southborough – Windy conditions Oct. 26 caused costumed kids to hold onto their hats while participating in the annual Halloween…

Erin Navaroli, 9, dressed as a pink princess, walks with Jessica Wills, 10, as a box of crayons.
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People and Places

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    Pets Gone Healthy introduces Nature’s Logic

    Marlborough – Pets Gone Healthy will be hosting an event Saturday, Nov. 1 to introduce Nature’s Logic, a new line of pet

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    A ‘community advocate’ for forty years

    I get asked every few weeks how I got started in this business…I think it’s a pretty good story and I never

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  • Collecting personal items at the 2013 Evening of Giving to be donated to Roland's House are (l to r) Tony Maenhout, Fatima Awada and her sister, Ivana. 
File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Twenty-fifth ‘Evening of Giving’ will once again benefit homeless shelter

    Marlborough – The 25th Evening of Giving, in support of Roland's House, the Marlborough-Hudson homeless shelter, will be held Thursday, Dec. 4,

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    Magay & Barron Eye Center: Century-old company offers cutting-edge options

    Worcester—Magay & Barron Eye Center has been in business since the horse-and- buggy days, but the eyeglasses it sells are 21st-century in

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    Halloween costume fun

    By Joyce DeWallace, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Spooky ghosts, colorful princesses, a wandering gypsy and even a sparkling pheasant recently enjoyed going

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    Harry’s hopes to attract future generations of customers

    Westborough - Harry’s Restaurant and Dairy Bar has been serving up delicious homemade fare for nearly 70 years, first in Shrewsbury, then

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  • Two of the animals in need of foster homes. (Photos/submitted)

    Baypath Humane Society seeks foster families

    Region – Baypath Humane Society is reaching out to the community in search of foster homes for dogs and cats. “Foster parents

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  • Displaying a “Green Wave” banner at a 1964 Hudson Catholic High School pep rally are (l to r) the Homecoming Queen, Kathy (Sawyer) Tucci, cheerleaders Joan (Curley) Jameson and Nancy (Montecalvo) McCarthy, with Sister Superior Rita Marie and Monsignor Llewellyn D. Chadbourne.

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    Hudson Catholic High class of ’64 reunites for 50th anniversary

    Hudson – A weekend of activities culminated Oct. 25 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough as members of the

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    Author Greenburg to appear at Tatnuck Bookseller

    Westborough –Michael M. Greenburg, the author of “The Court-Martial of Paul Revere, A Son of Liberty & America’s Forgotten Military Disaster,” will

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    Author Suzanne to sign copies of new book at Tatnuck Bookseller

    Westborough – Author Gayle Suzanne will be signing copies of her new book, “It’s in the Little Things” at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday,

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Southborough scouts hold up some of the donations collected in last year's drive. 
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    Scouts to hold annual food drive throughout region

    Region - Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts across the region are once again gearing up for their annual food drive, “Scouting for

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  • Free training program to be offered for Alzheimer’s caregivers

    Westborough - Health Care Staffing, a Care Solutions' Company, is hosting a free 12- hour training for caregivers, "Caring for People with

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  • Marlborough Eagle Riders Chuck Beland (left) and Mark Carney with the items collected for soldiers serving overseas.

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    Marlborough Eagles donate care packages for troops

    By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – The Marlboro Eagle Riders, members of the Fraternal Order of Marlboro Eagles #3565, recently

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    Military Appreciation Day at Marlborough Country Club

    Marlborough – The Marlborough Country Club (MCC) will hold its fourth annual Military Appreciation Day Monday, Oct. 20, honoring military (active and

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  • (l to r) Michael Kasseris (Rail Trail owner), Jason Kleinerman (Rail Trail general manager), Karim El-Gamal (Rail Trail owner), Steve Kerrigan, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Gov. Deval Patrick and State Rep. Kate Hogan
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    Continuing mission of Hudson High alumna in Honduras

    Hudson – After graduating from Hudson High School in 2010, Michaella “Kayla” Walsh Libby majored in public health at the University of

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    Running at midday break for Special Olympics

    Marlborough – Runners begin the fourth Friday 5K held midday Sept. 26, beginning and ending at the Yawkey Sports Training Center. Palmer

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  • Carol and Ron Zenaro
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    Shrewsbury couple honored for cancer advocacy

    Shrewsbury – When Scott Zenaro was diagnosed at age 30 with a rare form of cancer, end stage Ewing’s sarcoma, his prognosis

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    Southborough second-grader organizes fundraiser for epilepsy awareness

    Southborough - According to the Epilepsy Foundation, absence seizures are caused by abnormal activity in a person’s brain and are characterized by

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

Photo/Alex Cornacchia

    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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