Marlborough Public Schools closed Thursday »

05:49 pm | Marlborough – In collaboration with city officials and Public Works and safety personnel, Marlborough Public School officials have decided…

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After storm, frigid weather on tap for next few days »

Southborough
Photo/Sue Wambolt

11:07 am | Region - The Blizzard of 2015 turned out to be everything it was advertised to be. Massachusetts was…

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What to expect when blizzard hits region tonight »

12:14 pm | Region - Now we sit and wait. The storm continues to develop and track pretty much on schedule…

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This week’s storm could rival Blizzard of ’78 »

09:03 am | Region - The National Weather Service forecast office in Taunton has issued a Blizzard Watch for the portion of…

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Local News

Sharon A. Shirley, 73, of Westborough »

01:13 pm | Westborough - Sharon A. Shirley, 73, of Westborough, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled…

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Westborough police log, Jan. 30 edition »

10:34 am | Westborough Monday, Jan. 19 1:05 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Suspicious auto. 6:04 a.m. Church St. Suspicious person. 11:13 a.m. Robin Rd.…

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Gail D. Martin, 72, of Westborough »

11:22 am | Westborough - Gail D. Martin, 72, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at the Oakdale Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in…

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Westborough Historical Society open house »

06:00 am | Westborough – Who were some of Westborough’s founding families? What industries did people in town work in? Come to the…

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Shrewsbury man helps sustain sisters’ historical charitable mission »

09:34 pm | Shrewsbury - Michael Stowe grew up in a family that taught him to help people in need. Heavily influenced by…

Michael Stowe (Photo/submitted)
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Shrewsbury Little League equipment swap »

08:53 pm | Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Little League is holding a baseball and softball equipment swap/sale Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to…

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UMass cardiologist to speak at Shrewsbury Woman’s Club »

08:48 pm | Shrewsbury – In recognition of February as Women’s Heart Health Month, Cynthia Ennis, DO, will speak on “Women and Heart…

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Shrewsbury police log, Jan. 30 edition »

10:39 am | Shrewsbury Thursday, Jan. 15 6:53 a.m. I290. Accident with injury. 10:28 a.m. Lake St./Hartford Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. 12:40 p.m. South…

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Marlborough Public Schools closed Thursday »

05:49 pm | Marlborough – In collaboration with city officials and Public Works and safety personnel, Marlborough Public School officials have decided to…

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Marlborough police log, Jan. 30 edition »

10:37 am | Marlborough Friday, Jan. 16 1:00 p.m. Donald Lynch Blvd. Larceny. 1:57 p.m. Brigham St. Disturbance. 3:15 p.m. Maple St. Auto…

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Senior softball league seeks players »

09:19 pm | Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Softball Association has started registration for the 2015 season. There are a couple of openings…

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Ready and waiting »

05:28 pm | Marlborough – Several dozen utility crews, some from as far away as Michigan and New Brunswick, Canada, are already in…

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Dorian finds purpose, inspiration far from home in Northborough »

07:30 am | Northborough - As a young girl growing up in Northborough, Catherine Dorian always looked forward to when her family would…

Catherine Dorian
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Thomas R. Kincaid, 62, of Northborough »

12:38 pm | Northborough – Thomas R. Kincaid passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at Marlborough Hospital. He was 62. Born in…

Obit Thomas R. Kincaid
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Northborough police log, Jan. 30 edition »

10:33 am | Northborough Sunday, Jan. 11 3:46 a.m. Southwest Cutoff. Accident – personal injury. 8:32 a.m. Lydia’s Way. Ambulance. 1:00 p.m. Crawford…

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Zumba fundraiser at Peaslee School »

09:02 pm | Northborough – Certified Zumba instructor Diana Rolashevich will lead an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party in the cafeteria at Marguerite…

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Hudson gets 36 inches of snow – and TV news coverage »

05:10 pm | By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – While early risers in Hudson were clearing driveways Jan.28 after the previous…

A resident walks on a snow-lined sidewalk on Main Street.
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Hudson police log, Jan. 30 deition »

10:35 am | Hudson Friday, Jan. 16 9:03 a.m. Laurel Dr. Suspicious activity. 10:59 a.m. Florence St. Fraud. 4:41 p.m. Arrested, Brian John…

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Hudson resident’s love of gardening has grown throughout the years »

06:00 am | Hudson – During WWII, when Sandra Joyce was a small child, victory gardens were boosting morale. These vegetable gardens, planted…

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Benjamin Iannotta, 80, of Hudson »

03:13 pm | Hudson – Benjamin Carl Iannotta, a former marketing executive who raised four children in Stow with his wife Maxine, died…

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Southborough resident turns addiction into action »

01:36 pm | Southborough – Southborough resident Danielle Boland was a successful sales director in the high-tech industry, when a couple of years…

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Southborough’s Economic Development Committee sets vision for town’s future »

01:22 pm | Southborough – There are two sides of Southborough. One is the busy Route 9 corridor, home to a number of…

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Northborough’s Rutan to perform locally with ‘Dartmouth Aires’ »

12:22 pm | Region - The annual Wick Choral Festival will be presented at St. Mark’s School, 25 Marlboro Rd., Friday and Saturday,…

Recent graduate Ben Rutan sings with Aires at Algonquin Regional High School in 2012.  (File photo/Sue Teplansky)
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Southborough Town Clerk Paul Berry to retire after 45 years »

06:30 am | Southborough – In the 1960s, when Austin Kelly, a former Southborough town clerk, suggested to Paul Berry that the World…

Southborough Town Clerk Paul Berry (Photo/submitted)
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People and Places

  • Danielle Boland
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    Southborough resident turns addiction into action

    Southborough – Southborough resident Danielle Boland was a successful sales director in the high-tech industry, when a couple of years ago, she

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  • Recent graduate Ben Rutan sings with Aires at Algonquin Regional High School in 2012.  (File photo/Sue Teplansky)

    Northborough’s Rutan to perform locally with ‘Dartmouth Aires’

    Region - The annual Wick Choral Festival will be presented at St. Mark’s School, 25 Marlboro Rd., Friday and Saturday, Jan. 30-31,

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  • Sue Blaisdell (far right, standing) and her family. (Photo/submitted)

    Community rallies around longtime Marlborough Police employee Sue Blaisdell

    Friends and family of Marlborough Police Administrative Assistant Sue Blaisdell are rallying around her after learning she was diagnosed with stage four

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  • Catherine Dorian

    Dorian finds purpose, inspiration far from home in Northborough

    Northborough - As a young girl growing up in Northborough, Catherine Dorian always looked forward to when her family would go on

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  • Michael Stowe (Photo/submitted)

    Shrewsbury man helps sustain sisters’ historical charitable mission

    Shrewsbury - Michael Stowe grew up in a family that taught him to help people in need. Heavily influenced by his father,

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  • Lieutenant Chris Dano (Photo/Nance Ebert)

    Southborough paramedic emphasizes community education

    Southborough - Even at a very young age, Lieutenant Chris Dano knew that he wanted to help people. As he got

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  • Alice Kavanaugh, 95 (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

    Happy 95th birthday, Alice Kavanaugh of Southborough!

    Southborough – Alice Kavanaugh celebrated her 95th birthday Jan. 20 with her family, friends and co-workers at the Southborough Senior Center. In

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  • Mary Walter, holding a work in progress, stands in front of one of her finished quilts. (Photo/submitted)

    Quilter pursues lifelong passion

    Southborough – Mary Walter always finds time to stitch, patch and design. She started to quilt when she was in high school

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  • Kim Ivers (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

    Southborough native continues longtime tie with library

    Southborough – Kim Ivers reports to work as children’s librarian with a lifetime of memories and experience at her hometown’s Southborough Library.

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  • © Anne Frank Fonds, Basel Anne Frank Stichting, Amsterdam. (Photos/submitted)

    Assabet Valley Mastersingers to present ‘Annelies’

    Region – This March will mark the 70th anniversary of Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank losing her life at age 15 in a

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • Gathered at the Southborough Community Fund (SCF) grant presentation are (l to r), Judy Salerno, executive director of the Foundation for MetroWest, with SCF board members Robin Martin, Betsy Crowley, Tom Crotty, Cathy Kea, Mary McGuinness and Michael Spataro. Not pictured is SCF board member Noreen Reilly Harrington.

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    Southborough Community Fund awards $30,000 in grants

    Southborough – Founded in 2014, the Southborough Community Fund (SCF) awarded 10 grants totaling $30,000 in its first year. SCF is one

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    Hudson marathoner raising funds for disadvantaged youth

    Hudson – Dan Milton of Hudson links some of his favorite memories with his first running experiences. Only a few days after

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    Gymnastics Learning Center gives to those in need

    Shrewsbury – The Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) and God’s Little Children Preschool in Shrewsbury are dedicated to giving back to those in

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  • Participants in the New England Dream Center enjoy a campfire sing-a-long.

    Shrewsbury nonprofit gives ‘forgotten’ an opportunity to shine

    By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Creative outlets give people a chance to express themselves while bonding with their peers. But

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  • Paige, 11, and Margaret Melo Sullivan participate together in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest.

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    Children bank on quality time with Hudson mentors

    Hudson – Soon after becoming involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Central Mass/Metrowest, Margaret Melo Sullivan of Hudson, CFO at

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  • Alyssa Thibeault, Ellen Savickas and Andrew Abdella from the sheriff’s office; St. Anne’s volunteers Evelyn Jenkins and Elaine LeBlanc; Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis; and Joe Capone, executive director of the Reserve Deputy Sheriff Association 
Photo/Valerie Franchi

    Sheriff’s office distributes over 3,000 winter coats

    Shrewsbury – Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis delivered more than 3,000 winter coats to 11 community organizations throughout the county Dec. 3

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  • Dru Lindgren, the Marlborough Friends of Families in Transition coordinator and State Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton, work a shift outside the Price Chopper store in Marlborough. 
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    Ringing the bell to help those in need

    Marlborough – Volunteers from across all spectrums have stepped up to man shifts ringing the Salvation Army (TSA) bell this

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  • (l to r): Ali Manzello, Michaella Petrucci, Colin Buckley, and Max Kotsopoulos hold some of the presents donated to the 10th annual charity toy drive for children hosted by Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) and the Worcester County Department for Children and Families. 
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    After slow start, Shrewsbury organization hopes for donations for toys for kids in need

    Shrewsbury - The 10th annual charity toy drive for children hosted by Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) and the Worcester County

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    Annual Sweats for Vets drive under way

    Region - Sweats for Vets is in its fourth year of providing clothing to homeless veterans in Massachusetts. In 2013, they donated

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  • Marlborough Savings Bank and Boys & Girls Club members pose for a photo after a game of basketball.
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    Marlborough Savings Bank engages in friendly competition to benefit local youngsters

    Marlborough - Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) employees and members of the Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest in Marlborough recently engaged in

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