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Drumming up some fun

February 26th, 2010

Kids meet creatures at the library

February 26th, 2010

Selectmen receive report regarding FY 2011 town budget

February 26th, 2010

Northborough – The theme at the Feb. 22 Board of Selectmen meeting, with regard to the Fiscal Year (FY)2011 town budget, was “sustainability.” Town Administrator John Coderre led a discussion about how the town fared last year with its approach to the budget, and what the course of action will be for this year. Coderre [...]

Town eyes co-pays to ease budget deficit

February 26th, 2010

Westborough – Last year Jim Malloy, as a candidate for town manager, had to sell a search committee and town residents on the belief that he was the man to lead the community through the upcoming unimaginable economic waters that lie ahead. Last month Malloy began selling town employees on the need for fiscal responsibility [...]

Grant equips town with emergency mobile communications

February 26th, 2010

Shrewsbury – Thanks to the Department of Homeland Security, if there is ever a major emergency in the town, or a neighboring town, the Shrewsbury Fire Department is now equipped with the technical support to handle the situation. Shrewsbury Fire Department Captain Bill Cummins displayed for the Board of Selectmen at its Feb. 22 meeting [...]

Devoted wife offers LBD support group at facility her husband founded

February 26th, 2010

Shrewsbury – In 2008, Cathy Flanagan reached a crisis point in trying to manage the difficult symptoms associated with her husband’s disease, Lewy Body Dementia (LBD). She was urged by someone on his medical team to attend a LBD caregiver support group. The closest one to her Shrewsbury home was in Jamaica Plain. Cathy drove [...]

Council delays vote on new fire chief

February 26th, 2010

Marlborough – Several councilors, as well as Mayor Nancy Stevens, were disappointed after the City Council did not vote Feb. 22 on the appointment of the Personnel Committee’s recommendation of Ricky Plummer to be Marlborough’s next fire chief. The vote was expected because the Personnel Committee voted last week in favor of a suspension of [...]

Northborough Garden Club off ering two $1,000 scholarships for town residents

February 19th, 2010

Northborough – The Northborough Garden Club is accepting scholarship applications from students already accepted to college who will be majoring in one of the following fields – horticulture, environmental studies, agriculture, botany, biology, floral design, landscape design, or a related field. Qualified applicants must be a high school senior and resident of Northborough for at [...]

Garden Club to celebrate 85th anniversary with special event

February 19th, 2010

Northborough – For the Northborough Garden Club, one of the more prominent and long-lasting groups in Northborough, the last 85 years have been spent improving upon the beautiful scenery in the area. For the anniversary of the formation of the group, a celebration is being planned for Saturday, March 13 from 1to 3 p.m. at [...]

Romaine̢۪s to host Barbecue for Autism

February 19th, 2010

Northborough – Romaine’s Wood Grill and Bar, 299 West Main St., and Catahoula BBQ catering will be hosting the second annual Barbecue for Autism, Sunday, April 11 from noon to 5 p.m. The festivities will begin with a 5K road race at 10:30 a.m., with the all-you-can-eat barbecue, complete with live music and plenty of [...]

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