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Scouts come together for food drive, collect more than 10,000 items

November 27th, 2009

Northborough- Despite rainy weather and overall chilly conditions, members of the Boys and Girl Scouts in town came together for a great cause – the support of the annual Scouting for Food Drive. With the demand for food at area food banks climbing higher and higher, the need for donations has never been more important. [...]

Business After Hours Holiday Party at White Cliff s on Dec. 3

November 27th, 2009

Northbroough – Business After Hours, a networking arm of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, will hold its holiday party at the White Cliffs Restaurant Dec. 3, beginning at 5 p.m. In addition to being held in a great location, the Holiday Business After Hours will feature lots to eat and drink and includes [...]

Colonials capture championship

November 27th, 2009

Local sports roundup

November 27th, 2009

Region – Led by sensational senior Byron Jones, the Westborough High boys’ cross country team has had a fall to remember. Jones captured his second straight Central Mass. Division 1 Cross Country Championship at Gardner Municipal Golf Course Nov. 16 and then followed it up with a fourth-place finish in the Division 1 state meet [...]

Budget transfers questioned by City Councilors

November 27th, 2009

Marlborough – Budget Transfers and Capital requests from the Department of Public Works (DPW) led to a lively discussion during the Nov. 23 Finance Committee meeting. Although the committee did ultimately approve the requests, concerns were voiced by councilors. Generating discussion was the request of $100,000 from the Stabilization account for the purchase of 580 [...]

Corridor Nine Food Drive to benefit local food pantries

November 27th, 2009

Region – The Corridor Nine Area Camber of Commerce and Hype9 is teaming up with the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough to run a food drive that will benefit local food pantries in the Corridor nine core towns of Westborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Grafton. The food drive will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 [...]

Corridor Nine breakfast kicks off campaign for Governor

November 27th, 2009

Region – The three men who have announced they will run for Governor in 2010 – former Harvard Pilgrim Health Care chief executive officer Charlie Baker, business owner Christy Mihos, and state treasurer Tim Cahill – participated in a spirited exchange of ideas during the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Candidate’s Breakfast, held [...]

Program introduces students to the cello

November 27th, 2009

Westborough – Kindergarteners are used to listening to stories, but Sandy Kiefer and her “Talking Cello” gave them their first opportunity to hear a musical instrument tell the story Nov. 12. They even got to hear the cello tell a story they devised, with Kiefer’s guidance Sponsored by the Fales Parent Group, Kiefer’s performance held [...]

Correction

November 27th, 2009

In the Nov. 20 edition of the Community Advocate it was incorrectly reported that the increase in the tax rate in Westborough would raise taxes $1.48 per 1,000 square feet, and that the average single-family homeowner would pay nearly $400 per year in property taxes. The story should have reported that the tax rate in [...]

Waste not want not?

November 27th, 2009

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