Cigarettes likely to blame for early morning Shrewsbury fire »

03:39 pm | Shrewsbury - Fire Chief James Vuona released this statement this afternoon regarding a fire at the Shrewsbury Green Apartment…

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Trivia Night to help important cause for Shrewsbury schools »

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01:29 pm | Shrewsbury – The dictionary definition of “trivia” is “unimportant facts.” That word carries more significance for an upcoming fundraiser.…

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Temporary Shrewsbury library now open »

Roxanne Starkin, Children’s Librarian, arranges books in the bright and sunny children’s section of the temporary library.

01:13 pm | Shrewsbury – 214 Lake St. is the new address for the temporary home of the Shrewsbury Public Library. …

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Town Meeting voters support most spending articles »

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06:06 pm | By Keith Regan, Contributing Writer Westborough–Voters at the special Fall town meeting spent generously on several initiatives to restore…

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Local News

Westborough police log, Oct. 24 edition »

10:53 am | Westborough Monday, Oct. 13 3:27 a.m. Lyman St. Suspicious person. 8:29 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Larceny. 8:30 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Larceny.…

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Town Meeting voters support most spending articles »

06:06 pm | By Keith Regan, Contributing Writer Westborough–Voters at the special Fall town meeting spent generously on several initiatives to restore the…

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Westborough businessman to receive Good Scout Award »

05:40 pm | Westborough - Peter Gardner, president of Curry Printing in Westborough, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Boy…

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New host for Tatnuck Bookseller’s Literary Arts Open Mic »

10:11 pm | Westborough – Tatnuch Bookseller’s Literary Arts Open Mic will have a new host, IWA Publishing Services announced recently. Author and…

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Cigarettes likely to blame for early morning Shrewsbury fire »

03:39 pm | Shrewsbury - Fire Chief James Vuona released this statement this afternoon regarding a fire at the Shrewsbury Green Apartment Complex…

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Trivia Night to help important cause for Shrewsbury schools »

01:29 pm | Shrewsbury – The dictionary definition of “trivia” is “unimportant facts.” That word carries more significance for an upcoming fundraiser. On…

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Temporary Shrewsbury library now open »

01:13 pm | Shrewsbury – 214 Lake St. is the new address for the temporary home of the Shrewsbury Public Library. …

Roxanne Starkin, Children’s Librarian, arranges books in the bright and sunny children’s section of the temporary library.
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Shrewsbury police log, Oct. 24 edition »

10:50 am | Shrewsbury Tuesday, Sept. 30 9:15 p.m. Arrested, Michelle E. Vitale, 21, of 889 Boston Tpke., Apt. 116, Shrewsbury, on warrant.…

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Marlborough police log, Oct. 24 edition »

10:55 am | Marlborough Tuesday, Oct. 14 10:34 a.m. Bracken Dr. Suspicious activity. 10:38 a.m. Hildreth St. Disturbance. 11:30 a.m. Spring St. Vandalism.…

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City receives good financial news »

05:20 pm | Marlborough - Mayor Arthur Vigeant has congratulated the city’s finance team for work that led to state certification of more…

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Record turnout at third annual job fair »

09:23 pm | Marlborough - More than 500 local and area residents, with resumes in hand, attended the third annual Marlborough Works! Job…

Hundreds visit the third annual job fair. (Photo/courtesy Marlborough Economic Development Corporation)
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Remembering the historic statesmen that touched our community »

05:52 pm | Marlborough - Historically, when it is an election year in November, the city of Marlborough has and will see its…

President George Washington passed through Marlborough, on his way to Boston.  He dined at the Williams Tavern, which was located near Lake Williams.
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A night of stories and sundaes at Lincoln Street School »

05:40 pm | Northborough - Lincoln Street School students and their families were invited to wear their pajamas for a special evening program…

First-grade teacher Mrs. Herdman reads a Dr. Seuss selection to Molly Navris, Kathryn Hyer, Gabriel Mendelson, Parker Cardillo and Daniel Milano. (Photos/Nance Ebert)
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Northborough Education Foundation awards 2014 grants »

10:38 pm | Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) announced the recipients of its 2014 Grants.  Seven grants totaling $8,100 were awarded…

(l to r) NEF President Marile Borden; Andrea Hotchkin and Jason Lessard, Algonquin Regional High School; and NEF Treasurer Amy Staunton. The school received a grant for its anti-bullying initiative.
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Farm animals visit Northborough seniors »

09:34 pm | Northborough – Residents at Beaumont and Whitney Place at Northborough were recently entertained by three colossal cows, an adorable calf…

Beaumont resident Ivy Murphy soaks up the last of the warm autumn weather as a cow and its calf graze in the shade behind her.
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Robert R. Kimball, 68, of Northborough »

10:36 am | Northborough – Attorney Robert R. Kimball passed away in his sleep Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at Holden Rehabilitation and Nursing…

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Hudson police log, Oct. 24 edition »

10:54 am | Hudson Tuesday, Oct. 14 12:29 a.m. Park St. Traffic-MV complaint. 5:40 a.m. Washington St. Suspicious activity. 8:30 a.m. Lake Boon…

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Philip F. Dempsey, 84, of Hudson »

10:50 am | Hudson – Philip F. Dempsey, 84, born Dec. 16, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, passed away peacefully at home Monday, Oct.…

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Rep. Hogan reflects on ‘victories’ for her district and beyond »

09:19 pm | Hudson – State Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow, was first elected to represent the 3rd Middlesex District during the 2008 recession.…

State Rep. Kate Hogan (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)
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Hudson choral director adds another credit to her resume »

01:43 pm | Hudson – A typical weekday for lifelong Hudson resident Lisa Schliker begins by waking up at 5 a.m. She instructs…

Lisa Schliker, new choral director of the River’s Edge Youth Chorus

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Southborough police log, Oct. 24 edition »

10:51 am | Southborough Friday, Oct. 10 12:09 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious motor vehicle that was parked next…

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John J. Colleary, 80, formerly of Southborough »

12:38 pm | Lynn - John J. Colleary, 80, of Lynn and formerly of Southborough and Boston, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.…

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Southborough celebrates 41st Heritage Day »

11:05 pm | By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – The center of Southborough was bustling with activities Oct. 13 for its…

Annabel Blanchard, 4, and her sister Georgieanna, 7, pet a pony from the Woodville Trailbusters 4H Club in Hopkinton.
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Supporting artists with autism raises funds for Southborough school »

09:48 pm | Southborough – Since last year, artwork has been displayed and sold in a gallery with proceeds going to charities including…

A displayed drawing by a student of the New England Center for Children. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)
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People and Places

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    Westborough businessman to receive Good Scout Award

    Westborough - Peter Gardner, president of Curry Printing in Westborough, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Boy Scouts Knox

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    League of Women Voters’ election guide features all candidates for statewide office

    Region -All 21 candidates for statewide offices on the November ballot have answered questions posed by the League of Women Voters of

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  • State Rep. Kate Hogan (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

    Rep. Hogan reflects on ‘victories’ for her district and beyond

    Hudson – State Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow, was first elected to represent the 3rd Middlesex District during the 2008 recession. Now in

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  • Karen Chapman, Corridor Nine president;  Danielle Delaini, Corridor Nine; Tracy Turczynski, Discover Cleaning Corporation; Deborah Penta, PENTA Communications; Mary Simone, Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott; Denise Kapulka, Knight’s Airport Limousine; Stacy Cataldo, SNI Companies/Staffing Now; and Cindy Skowyra, Telegram.com. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

    Marlborough hotel general manager is guest speaker at chamber event

    Marlborough – Relying on her five “Fs,” Mary Simone has worked her way up the career ladder in the hotel industry over

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  • Lisa Schliker, new choral director of the River’s Edge Youth Chorus

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

    Hudson choral director adds another credit to her resume

    Hudson – A typical weekday for lifelong Hudson resident Lisa Schliker begins by waking up at 5 a.m. She instructs indoor cycling

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  • Josephine Laptewicz and Donna DeLustro

    Marlborough native celebrates 90 years

    Marlborough - Josephine Laptewicz came into the world Sept. 15, 1924, as Gelsomina Theresa Zarba. She was born in the second-floor bedroom

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    Craftworks: Handmade gift items, knitting and craft classes at Northborough shop

    “Craftworks started in 1979 as an artisan cooperative with 14 crafters as members. Today, 35 years later, Craftworks is a store that

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  • Tom O’Toole (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

    Shrewsbury district welcomes new music and drama director

    Shrewsbury – As the new Shrewsbury district director of the music and drama department, Tom O’Toole can draw upon 28 years of

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    Tatnuck Bookseller to host author of ‘Love And Marriage for A Lifetime’

    Westborough – Tatnuck Bookseller will host Susana K. O’Hara PhD, the author of “Love And Marriage for A Lifetime: Why It Is

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  • Carol I. Parker (l) with her daughter, Doris Parker Bonnell
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    Letter to the Editor: A note of thanks from the family of Carol I. Parker

    To the Editor: Carol I. Parker, 95, of Westborough died on Aug. 28, 2014, at the Beaumont Nursing Home, in Westborough. She

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Sports

Westborough’s Stephen Falvey attempts to dive over the goal line in the fourth quarter.

Shrewsbury tops Westborough, 35-12 »

09:31 pm | Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury High School Colonials defeated the Westborough…

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Colin Robinson (#20) celebrates with Kyle Hill (#1) and Billy Polymeros (#3) after scoring a touchdown on a 52-yard pass play.

Algonquin defeats Groton-Dunstable, 27-24 »

06:36 am | Northborough –The Algonquin Regional Tomahawks defeated the Groton-Dunstable Crusaders…

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Neighbors helping neighbors

  • 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. 

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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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