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Hudson Board of Selectmen approve FY12 budget

December 31st, 2010

Hudson – The Hudson Board of Selectmen approved the fiscal year 2012 budget at its Dec. 20 meeting. The selectmen have approved the town’s 2012 budget, which will total $16.2 million (for the line items approved during the meeting). Line items include debt servicing at $5.3 million; retirement at $3.6 million and health insurance of [...]

Northborough selectmen discuss solid waste contract options, approve licenses

December 31st, 2010

Northborough – The Board of Selectmen meeting Dec. 20 began with an application for a change in managers for KLRR Foods Inc.’s Celtic Tavern. After an initial rejection at the March 8 meeting, the board approved an alcohol license transfer from KLRR Foods, Inc. to CJ Restaurant Enterprises, LLC, with restrictions. The measure was approved [...]

Candle-lighting event helps deal with loss

December 31st, 2010

Region – The Children’s Remembrance Support Group participated in the annual Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony Dec. 12, bringing bereaved parents and families together to light candles in memory of all children who have died. Kathleen VonBehren of Shrewsbury organized this year’s event at the Manor Restaurant in West Boylston. Candles were lit for an hour [...]

Santa visits St. Mark's School in Southborough

December 28th, 2010

SOUTHBOROUGH – After landing by helicopter on St. Mark's School field Dec. 4, Santa Claus makes his way through a crowd of families and greets Declan Dunham, 2, who's viewing the proceedings on top of the shoulders of his father, Corey. The 33rd annual Santa's Day continued across the street at the Community House, where [...]

Photo Gallery: This week in photos (Dec. 30 edition)

December 28th, 2010

Here are the photos from this week's edition.

Photo gallery: Dinosaur tracks

December 28th, 2010

These dinosaur tracks in Holyoke are not in the Community Advocate's coverage area, but Bobb needed to use some of his photos as a placeholder.

Jaycees visit Employment Options in Marlborough

December 28th, 2010

MARLBOROUGH – Members of the Jaycees recently took a tour of Marlborough-based Employment Options to view portions of the Clubhouse they helped renovate with $88,348 in funds donated to the organization. The renovations provided Employment Options with additional and much needed conference and classroom space. The renovations also included glass partitions to separate the dining [...]

Photo Gallery: Bobb's trip to Mt. Greylock

December 28th, 2010

Mt. Greylock is not in the Community Advocate's region, but Bobb needed to use a bunch of his photos to make a photo gallery.

Photo Gallery: Bobb's trip to Higgins Armory

December 28th, 2010

This is Higgins Armory in Worcester, not in our region, but I needed a bunch of my photos to try out these galleries.

Westborough Friends of Facing History and Ourselves Foundation learn about human behavior

December 28th, 2010

By Patrick Bryant and Gail McBride WESTBOROUGH – The Westborough Friends of Facing History and Ourselves (FHAO) Foundation held its first community event in the Mill Pond School auditorium Oct. 28. The foundation supports the FHAO curriculum currently taught to seniors at Westborough High School (WHS). The foundation's inaugural event featured two speakers from the [...]

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