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Affordable housing decision postponed to later date

July 31st, 2009

Westborough – The Westborough Board of Selectmen voted to postpone further discussion about the Zaara Gardens Local Initiative Program (LIP) application until its August meeting.      Zaara Gardens, a 14-unit affordable housing project with four units per acre, has a site plan for East Main Street and Granger Road in Westborough. Several town boards and [...]

Westborough scout Samuel Bryan named Eagle

July 31st, 2009

Westborough – The highest rank that can be awarded to members of the Boy Scouts of America is that of Eagle Scout. On July 18, Samuel D. Bryan of Troop 4 in Westborough was honored as an Eagle Scout. To be considered for Eagle rank, a scout must earn 21 merit badges, must hold a [...]

Dorothy K. Woodworth, 79

July 31st, 2009

Northborough – Dorothy K. (Guerin) Woodworth, 79, of South Street, died at home Friday July 17, 2009, after a long illness. Her husband, Alfred S. Woodworth died in 1995. She leaves her son, James L. Woodworth; her daughter, Donna Martin; her brother, Robert Guerin; four grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Born in Worcester, the daughter [...]

Dr. Kenneth R. Greenleaf, 86

July 31st, 2009

Marlborough – Dr. Kenneth R. Greenleaf, 86, died Wednesday July 22, 2009, at Marlborough Hospital. He was the husband of Elaine (Coyne) Greenleaf, to whom he had been married for the past 27 years. Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Robert Greenleaf, and wife, Barbara, Thomas Greenleaf, and Theodore Greenleaf and wife, [...]

Robert Hackett, 81

July 31st, 2009

Westborough – Robert Hackett, 81, died Monday July 20, 2009, at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Dorothy R. (Vadis) Hackett. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Hackett; his siblings, David Hackett and Helen Ostergaard; and two grandchildren, T.J. Hunt and Christopher Hunt. Born in Westborough, [...]

Mayor, council president to run for re-election

July 31st, 2009

Marlborough – As summer is finally heating up, so is the city’s political climate, with a stream of candidates pulling papers and beginning to campaign for the upcoming election. Despite an influx of new faces, many of the current leaders have opted to run for re-election.     Putting to rest rumors of a bid for [...]

Marlborough re-instates housing rehabilitation program

July 31st, 2009

Marlborough – The city of Marlborough will be re-opening its Community Development Block Grant-funded Housing Rehabilitation Program. The city received approval from the Department of Housing and Community Development to reinstate the program earlier this month. "We're very pleased to be able to off er this valuable assistance once again to local homeowners," Mayor Nancy [...]

Walk with Green Marlborough

July 31st, 2009

Marlborough – Enjoy walking the trails of Marlborough in the company of a guided group the first Saturday of each month. The next monthly walk will be at 9 a.m. Saturday Aug. 1 at Callahan State Park. This two-mile, two-hour hike will be on quiet wooded trails, through an open field, and past scenic Beebe [...]

City votes against additional meal, hotel tax

July 24th, 2009

Marlborough – As the state plans to raise sales taxes to alleviate the current budget woes, the City Council voted in support of a letter written by Mayor Nancy Stevens recommending that the city not attempt to raise revenue through placing additional taxes on hotels and restaurants. In the letter, Stevens explains that the potential [...]

Susanne Morreale Leeber receives Lifetime Achievement Award

July 24th, 2009

Marlborough – (l to r) Delia Vetter, of EMC Corporation and chair of the United Way of Tri-County's Board of Directors, presents Susanne Morreale Leeber, the president and CEO of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the United Way of Tri-County's Annual Meeting. The award went to Leeber [...]

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