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Library has new language learning tools

July 31st, 2009

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Library, in partnership with Recorded Books of Maryland, has announced that new language learning software has been made available to patrons. Transparent Language Library Edition is a new product that allows users to learn a new language in their own home, at their own speed. Used by the U.S. military [...]

Town Expo holding registration for exhibitors

July 31st, 2009

Shrewsbury – The 12th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Town Expo is now accepting registrations from local businesses and nonprofit organizations. Volunteers are also needed to help with the organization of the event. The Expo is scheduled for Saturday Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, in front of the Oak Middle [...]

Route 9 improvements nearing completion

July 31st, 2009

Shrewsbury – For those accustomed to driving Route 9 in Shrewsbury, the end of the roadwork is in sight: paving should be complete by July 31, with final refinements finished in the next couple of weeks. That's according to Jack Perreault, town engineer, who said nighttime paving began July 26. "We'll be paving Route 9 [...]

Kids learn about safety

July 31st, 2009

Shrewsbury – Kassie Goodniss of Shrewsbury participates in a "RadKids Personal Empowerment Safety Program," learning what to do in case of fire. The blanket represents smoke and the children practiced dropping below it while escaping. "RadKids" is incorporated into the summer program at American Shaolin Kempo Concepts School of Martial Arts each year and covers [...]

Successful ‘Space Experiment’

July 31st, 2009

Northborough – Twins Angela and Dominic Ferro experiment with space goo as they participate in a "Space Experiments" class held at the Northborough Free Library July 16. Children's Librarian Bonny Anderson made space goo and bubble bombs with the class. Angela won an award for being the only person to successfully create a giant bubble [...]

Recreation Dept. to host free family party

July 31st, 2009

Northborough – To thank area residents for participating in its summer programs, the Northborough Recreation Department will host a community party Friday Aug. 21 (rain date: Saturday Aug. 22). All area residents are invited to join in an evening of fun, in- cluding moon bounces, games, activities and pizza, from 7 to 7:15 p.m., and [...]

Library to host fun family events next week

July 31st, 2009

Northborough – Northborough Free Library is holding special events for children and families the week of Aug. 3. "Space Suit Week" will run from Monday Aug. 3 to Friday Aug. 7 in the Children's Room. Families with children are welcome to visit the library and try on an authentic space suit on loan from the [...]

St. Mark's School hosts final summer concert

July 31st, 2009

Southborough – The summer concert series sponsored by St. Mark's School will wrap up the season with a final performance Friday Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. in the school's Class of 1945 Hall. The final concert by students and faculty will be "A Salute to the American Musical." Admission is free and the public is [...]

Making your home stand out

July 31st, 2009

A federal tax credit of up to $8,000.00 is getting many Americans into buying a home for the first time, good news for those trying to sell one. Still, selling a home isn't easy in most markets today. To get the typical first-time buyer to bite and submit an offer, a house has to stand [...]

Where's the fire??

July 31st, 2009

Westborough – Voters in town will soon have the opportunity to decide whether now is the right time to build a public safety complex to house the town's Police and Fire departments in a single three-story building on Milk Street. Selectmen recently agreed to place the item before residents at a fall Town Meeting. One [...]

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