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Immaculate Conception School hosts Korean students

January 29th, 2010

Marlborough – “Alex” explained that he is 11 here, but 12 at home in South Korea. Everyone in that country celebrates a birthday on New Year’s Day. And in Korea, his name is Kim Ju Young. Alex is one of six students visiting Immaculate Conception (IC)School, which has about 200 students in preschool through eighth [...]

Underage drinking parties have police chief concerned

January 29th, 2010

Westborough – Underage drinking parties are on the rise at an alarming rate in town and Police Chief Alan Gordon is fearful that it may take a tragedy before some parents understand the seriousness of the problem. Gordon cited three instances of underage drinking parties between late November 2009 and Jan. 8 to which officer [...]

Selectmen advocate home rule in dog complaint hearing

January 29th, 2010

Shrewsbury – for 56 minutes Jan. 25, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen went to the dogs, holding a dog complaint public hearing with Kimberly Collins of 47 Memorial Drive. The dog complaint hearing was held at the request of the town’s Animal Control Office r Leon a Pease, who has cited Collins’s dog, a boxer [...]

New Real Estate mapping tools revolutionize real estate

January 22nd, 2010

Just 15 years ago this week, I rolled out one of the first real estate websites in all of New England. At that time, the Internet was just a baby, and most of the people I talked to had never even heard of it. Those who did were sure that nobody would ever use it [...]

Albert I. McCracken, 83

January 22nd, 2010

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rosemary (Howe) McCracken; his son, David H. McCracken; three daughters, Laura J. McCracken, Amanda McCracken and Betsy W. McCracken; four grandchildren, Stephanie Quinn, Jessie Carpenter, and Hannah and Ethan Gould; six great-grandchildren; and his sister, Esther L. Mercer. He is also survived by his beloved dog, [...]

Janet L. Flood, 75

January 22nd, 2010

She is survived by two sons, Jack Flood and Thomas Flood; three daughters, Donna Flood, Janet Surrette and LoriAnn Short; nine grandchildren; one greatgrandson; her sister, Anita Benware; her brother, Robert Gable; her cousins, including Janet Wentzell; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son Donald F. Flood Jr., who died in [...]

Timothy Lane, 19

January 22nd, 2010

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his three sisters, his beloved twin, Charlotte, Abigail and Rachel Lane; his maternal grandparents, Fred and Rachel Heim; his paternal grandmother, Therese Lane; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Timothy John Dunn Lane. A 2009 graduate of Algonquin Regional High [...]

Sixth Annual Chocolate Spectacular set to hit town

January 22nd, 2010

Northborough- With winter weather battering the region, it’s sometimes hard for town residents to find things to smile about. One yearly town event that promises to not only bring smiles but also provide a mouth-watering treat is the Chocolate Spectacular. The Sixth Annual Chocolate Spectacular, to be held Saturday, Feb. 6 from 4to 6 p.m., [...]

Sounds good to students

January 22nd, 2010

Polito pleased with proposed education bill

January 22nd, 2010

Region – Local communities financially impacted by the number of students leaving district schools to enroll at charter schools are in line to receive some financial relief should Gov. Deval Patrick sign the education reform bill that has been passed on to him from the state House and Senate. The legislation will, among other things, [...]

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