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Lazio Italian Grille and Bar celebrates grand opening

June 29th, 2007

Local churches to participate in handbell concert

June 29th, 2007

Westborough – Lots of bells will be ringing in Kingston, R.I., Sunday July 1 and some of those bells will be rung by members of two local churches. Both the Evangelical Congregational Church and United Methodist Church are sending ringers to the Area 1 Bi-Annual Conference Festival of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers. [...]

Retiring residents receive proclamations, citations

June 29th, 2007

Westborough – The Board of Selectmen and the Massachusetts House of Representatives presented proclamations and citations to retiring Finance Committee (FinCom) members Polly Howard and J.J. Malone June 12, to recognize their many years of service to the town. Howard served on the FinCom for 29 years, and Malone served on the Fin- Com for [...]

Westborough resident, 8, wins top piano honors

June 29th, 2007

Westborough – Grace Cheng, 8, came in first in her age group for piano at the Massachusetts Music Teachers Association's 39th Annual Bay State Contest. Held at Fitchburg State College May 12, the contest included more than 200 music students from across the state. She competed in the group 11b for 7-year-olds because she was [...]

Local mother pumps energy into Friends With Heart group

June 29th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Ten years ago, when Shrewsbury resident Dawn King was pregnant with twins, she found out that one of the babies would be born with a complex heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Ben came into the world with a left ventricle that was like a deflated balloon, Dawn said. He underwent a [...]

Town assessor has close call with rabies

June 29th, 2007

Westborough – Town Assessor Linda Swadel recently had a very close call with rabies because of her fondness for a neighborhood cat that turned out to have the disease. Thanks to a couple of lucky events, she received the vaccine in time and will not develop rabies, which is always fatal once symptoms appear. The [...]

Land trust volunteers label storm drains

June 29th, 2007

Westborough – Sponsored by the Westborough Community Land Trust, multigenerational teams labeled storm drains in downtown Westborough with a message reminding people not to dump anything down storm drains. Pollutants such as pet waste, motor oil, paint, litter and leaves enter waterways directly from storm drains, usually without treatment. Volunteers included: (l to r) Kris [...]

Northborough archer wins national tournaments

June 29th, 2007

Northborough – Cameron Hume, 12, won two national archery tournaments in March, setting a national record. Hume uses a recurve bow, and is in the Bowman class for 12 years and under. Both tournaments took place the weekend of March 2 to 4. The Junior Olympic Archery Development tournament for archers under age 18 was [...]

Are you selling a HOUSE OR A HOME?

June 29th, 2007

When Realtors take buyers around to find property, they are looking for a HOME and not a house. And when Realtors refer to properties on the market, they are referred to as HOUSES. What's the diff erence? When buyers are looking for a home, they want a place to raise the kids, or to watch [...]

Committee approves fire station sale

June 29th, 2007

Marlborough – The fate of the Old Central Fire Station at 91 Main St. was debated at the Operations and Oversight Committee meeting June 25. Councilors considered whether to accept a bid of $850,000 submitted by WRT Management. This bid was received by the city June 5 and was the only one from its solicitation [...]

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