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The Dropkin family curls for gold in Alaska

January 28th, 2011

Southborough – The Dropkin family, including parents and sons, of Southborough will be in Fairbanks, Alaska, from Jan. 29 to Feb. 5, competing in the Junior Curling National Championships. The winner goes on to the World Championships in Scotland. The Dropkins have celebrated decades of success on the ice and are looking to continue their [...]

Doubling the fun at outdoor ice rink

January 28th, 2011

Southborough – Isabella and Camilla Ferencz, 7-year-old twin sisters and first-graders at the Mary Finn School, enjoy skating together during the Dec. 28 opening of the outdoor ice rink at its new location in front of Woodward Elementary School. Last year the rink was donated by the nonprofit organization Friends of Southborough Recreation and set [...]

Academic achievement, literacy showcased at meeting

January 28th, 2011

Northborough selectmen discuss snow, ice, solid waste

January 28th, 2011

Northborough – After two years of discussion, the Northborough Board of Selectmen unanimously chose at its Jan. 24 meeting to keep the current pay-as-you-go solid waste program. After months of increasingly heated debate, public input sessions and committees, the board determined that the proposed change to a toter system was not conducive to the needs [...]

Shrewsbury library project, school repairs to move forward

January 28th, 2011

Shrewsbury – A proposed town library expansion is one step closer after voters approved a measure to purchase additional land for the project at a Special Town Meeting held Jan 19. The Shrewsbury Library Building Committee had been working on a plan to expand or relocate the current library for several months. Article 11 asked [...]

Shrewsbury officials purchase land owned by credit union

January 28th, 2011

Westborough to start charging fees for site plan reviews

January 28th, 2011

Local author, musician scares up good time in Beatles tribute band

January 28th, 2011

Shrewsbury – Dennis Cummins’s taste for macabre started when he was young. At an early age, the lifelong Shrewsbury resident used to watch horror movies with his brothers and loved the “Twilight Zone,” “ Outer Limits,” and other classic horror films. Eventually he took his passion for scary things and parlayed it into scaring people [...]

More games off the ice for New England Sports Center

January 28th, 2011

Marlborough – Hockey fans will soon have more choices of video games and other amusement devices at the New England Sports Center (NESC), located at 121 Donald Lynch Blvd. On Jan. 24, the Marlborough City Council unanimously approved the request from the sports center management to amend its special permit and add 16 machines to [...]

Magay & Barron Eye Center

January 21st, 2011

Worcester – Step into Magay & Barron Eye Center for new glasses and you’ll have an unimaginable choice of frames, plus advice on the very latest in lenses. Jim and Eddi Magay continue the family business started by Jim’s grandfather in Worcester in 1912 and passed down to Jim’s father. (The Barron partner died in [...]

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