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Free self-defense class for ARHS seniors

April 24th, 2009

Northborough – A complimentary self-defense class for senior class girls who attend Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) is being offered by Dominick's School of Martial Arts in Northborough Saturday May 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. The class, which is available only to the first 25 girls who sign up, is sponsored by the Algonquin [...]

Southborough Garden Club to award scholarship

April 24th, 2009

Southborough – The Southborough Garden Club awards a scholarship to a student who has been accepted to or is presently attending college in one of the following fields: arts and/or sciences related to horticulture, floral design, environmental studies, ecology, conservation, agriculture, botany or landscape architecture or design. The candidate must be at least a two-year [...]

Westborough to determine Planning Board, Housing Authority candidates

April 24th, 2009

Westborough – When Westborough voters head to the polls Tuesday May 5, some races will already be decided: running unopposed are Selectman Lydia Goldblatt and Selectman George Thompson for two seats; Karen Henderson for School Committee; Karen Fay, James Holmes and Anthony Vaver for three seats as library trustees.   In the contested races, for [...]

Open for Business Expo 2009 enjoys success

April 24th, 2009

Region – The Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce and Penta Communications presented Open for Business Expo 2009, the region's most successful business-to-business trade show. The four-hour marketplace, held at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough, featured more than 100 businesses from the Corridor Nine region showcasing their latest products, services and technologies. More than 1,000 people [...]

John Henry Tavern

April 24th, 2009

Terri Juliano, director of sales and catering at Highfields Golf and Country Club, on the putting green just outside the John Henry Tavern PHOTO/BARBARA POLAN Region – The road to Highfields Golf and Country Club, home to the John Henry Tavern, winds up a hill to a dramatic, mansionlike clubhouse with an equally dramatic view [...]

Retired town clerk supports James Kane

April 24th, 2009

To the Editor: Having recently retired as Shrewsbury Town Clerk, I have been associated for several years with Jim Kane, a member of the Board of Assessors. Jim always demonstrated the highest level of knowledge and integrity in his duties as Assessor as well as in his service on the Fiscal Study Committee and the [...]

Town Meeting member backs Chris Mehne

April 24th, 2009

To Shrewsbury voters: While a Town Meeting Representative and School Committee Chair, I've witnessed Chris Mehne display repeatedly, a keen ability to hear and discern what is being said and implied and then respond appropriately with accuracy. During heated dialogue, his vast knowledge of the subject matter coupled with his legal expertise, makes him the [...]

Sub-committee member supports update of zoning bylaws

April 24th, 2009

Dear Editor, Over 18 months and 35 plus meetings, as a selectman, I participated on the Planning Board subcommittee charged with updating the zoning bylaws. This subcommittee was comprised of other individuals from our land boards and committees. We worked long and hard to craft a document that took into consideration the needs of today [...]

‘User fees’ needed to maintain quality of life

April 24th, 2009

To the editor: John Adams would be appalled. As a former Worcester teacher, second President, and an original opponent of the Stanp Act, he and the other Massachusetts agitators against the crown were organizing against … taxation without representation. The recent "tea parties" conveniently ignore that latter part of the equation. We have representation. In [...]

Local couple to vote for Chris Mehne

April 24th, 2009

To the Editor: We are very pleased to lend support to our friend Chris Mehne, who is running for Shrews- bury Town Moderator. Chris will be fair and balanced in all his decisions and will bring his experience as an attorney and community leader to lead our town in a positive direction. Chris has proven [...]

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