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Housing market likely to pick up next year

November 30th, 2007

The sluggish home sales market should bottom out by the end of the first quarter of this coming year, it was noted in a recent study and report from the National Association of Home Builders. Despite current market problems, the housing market will start to turn around next year for a number of reasons. The [...]

Wishes for a safe, happy holiday season

November 30th, 2007

This holiday season, I would like to wish all my friends, family and customers a safe and happy holiday season. Many special thanks to those families I helped this year guiding them through the purchase or sale of their homes. I would like you to know how very thankful I am for the friendship and [...]

Holiday toy collection to benefit local needy families

November 30th, 2007

Shrewsbury – A holiday toy collection is being held to benefit needy families served by Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, as well as by the Department of Social Services. Donations of new, non-violent toys are being accepted at two Shrewsbury locations from now through Monday Dec. 17 at the Gymnastics Learning Center at 574 Lake [...]

Senior greets visitors with a little help from family

November 30th, 2007

Shrewsbury – Visitors to Sherwood Middle School will now have a personal guide inside the school now that the Senior Greeters program has resumed for the year. Volunteers from Shrewsbury's older community are on hand to check visitors in and help them get where they need to be. And while other Shrewsbury schools have similar [...]

Graduates share the scoop on college

November 30th, 2007

Marlborough – Juniors and seniors on track to graduate with the State Scholar designation from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) learned about college Nov. 21 when eight AVRTHS alumni discussed their college experiences. Jeremiah Obermeyer of Hudson, a 2002 graduate, is a mechanical engineering major at Northeastern University. He finished a program at [...]

Councilor-elect promotes centralized financial control

November 30th, 2007

Marlborough – The councilor elect for Ward 1 in Marlborough is moving to City Hall after spending four years on the School Committee, and hopes to take lessons learned at the school district along with him. Among those lessons is that centralized financial control is key to a city's good health. Joseph Delano is replacing [...]

Andrew's Helpful Hands to host seventh Gold Ribbon Holiday Reception

November 30th, 2007

Marlborough – An actor from "The Sopranos," Frank Santrelli, has teamed up with the local fund-raising foundation Andrew's Helpful Hands to raise money at the seventh annual Gold Ribbon Holiday Reception, hosted at the Embassy Suites in Marlborough. The semi-formal reception will be held Friday Dec. 7 from 7 p.m. to midnight and will feature [...]

Marlborough airman completes basic training

November 30th, 2007

Marlborough – Air Force Airman Victoria D. Monzon has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship training, field training [...]

FUMC announces new book-donation bin

November 30th, 2007

Marlborough – The First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Marlborough and "Got Books?" has announced a new book donation and reuse drop-off location for town residents looking for ways to donate books, videos, CDs and DVDs that they no longer know what to do with or have room for. The new book drop-off bin, with [...]

Barbara A. Perkins, 73

November 30th, 2007

Westborough – Barbara A. (Comey) Perkins, 73, died at home Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007 after a long battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late John Perkins Sr. She leaves her mother, Florence (Smith) Comey; her daughter, Nancy Perkins Ward and her husband, Francis; her son, John Perkins Jr.; her sisters-in-law, Helen Fenlason [...]

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