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Golf tournament raises $25,000

July 25th, 2008

Hudson – Clubs in hand, more than 140 golfers showed up July 14 for the 16th annual R.F. Wood Children's Classic Golf tournament. This year's tournament raised over $25,000 with all the proceeds going to the Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest. "It was a really successful year," said Julie Horrigan, the club's vice president [...]

All ages show support for U.S. troops

July 25th, 2008

Hudson – Brendan DeMelo, 2, colors a drawing of soldiers at an outdoor event sponsored by Friends of the Forces, a support group for families with loved ones serving overseas. Held July 12 at Wood Park, the event featured a concert with several bands, children's activities, a military vehicle, and raffles with proceeds going to [...]

River's Edge Players get down to ‘Business’

July 25th, 2008

Hudson – "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" tells the musical story about the meteoric rise of an ambitious window washer who, with the help of a simple guidebook, gets the job, gets the raise and gets the attention of the big boss – all by his second day at work. But members [...]

Garden Club celebrates forty years

July 25th, 2008

Hudson – Members of the Hudson Garden Club celebrated 40 years of weeding and pruning this summer. Forty-five new and old members met at the Harvest Café this past June to reminisce about past gardening projects and to plan new ones. The group meets monthly with a mission of promoting the group's interest in gardening, [...]

Southborough man seeks special permit for used-car lot

July 25th, 2008

Southborough – An already busy parcel of land on Route 9 may get even busier if the town's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approves a plan for a used-car lot. Elias Aoude proposed at the June 25 ZBA meeting that he convert a free-standing garage on property he owns at 67 Turnpike Road (Route 9) [...]

Chamber of Commerce hosts annual cookout

July 25th, 2008

Marlborough/Hudson – Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce receptionist Zeta Powers makes her way along the buffet line at the chamber's annual Steak and Lobster Cookout, held July 16 at the Hudson Elks Pavilion. A 50/50 raffle raised funds for high school scholarships and economic development. Over 250 local business people attended the event.

Local children perform “Mulan”

July 25th, 2008

Marlborough – The audience laughed and cheered as middle school children from the surrounding communities, dressed in elaborate costumes, performed Disney's award-winning "Mulan." Laura Girard playing Mulan and Erika Civitarese playing Musha kept the nearly-packed auditorium of children entertained through several elaborate costume changes. The 70-minute play was performed at the Marlborough Middle School by [...]

Planning Board moves projects forward

July 25th, 2008

Marlborough – Marlborough's Planning Board met July 14 and considered over a half-dozen projects, moving many along the path toward completion. Among them is an application to create a new zoning overlay district on the eastern side of Marlborough. The new district, at 890 Boston Post Road East, would allow a Nissan dealership to move [...]

Streams get a thumbs up

July 25th, 2008

Marlborough – From fishing out televisions to testing water quality, 15 volunteers canvassed the north bank and the main stream of Milham Brook over the past few months. The volunteers are part of the "Stream Team," which is a conservation effort supported by the city. The goal of the Stream Team is to walk the [...]

Committee hopes to create a ‘walkable’ city

July 25th, 2008

Marlborough – As gas prices continue to rise, commuters and vacationers around the country are abandoning their SUVs for traditional transportation methods, like walking and biking, and opting for local entertainment. Members of the Conservation Commission, who have been conducting surveys this summer to determine how much city residents have used local bike and walking [...]

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