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Richard J. Santucci, 74

February 22nd, 2011

Northborough – Richard “Rick” J. Santucci, 74, died Monday Feb. 14, 2011 at UMass Memorial Hospital University Campus after heart complications. He leaves his wife of 48 years, Marianne (Donaghue) Santucci; his son, Rick Santucci of Worcester; two daughters, Stephanie Santucci Silva of Worcester and Jill Santucci of Hudson; one sister, Anne Hatsell of Boynton [...]

Colin P. Mackey, 51

February 22nd, 2011


Northborough – Colin P. Mackey, 51, of West Boylston, died Monday Feb. 14, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a short illness. He leaves behind his daughter, Shannon L. Mackey of Rutland; his former wife, Carol-Ann (Patterson) Mackey of Rutland; a brother, Richard J. Mackey Jr. of Wendell; three aunts and two uncles, [...]

Nonprofit NorthStar Youth Forum provides fun, opportunities in Westborough

February 22nd, 2011

By Seth Stutman Community Reporter Westborough – For the past 30 years, pucks and pirouettes have filled Westborough's NorthStar Youth Forum. This nonprofit has helped groom tomorrow's stars while also providing services and activities for skaters of all ages. The Northborough Youth Hockey Program was officially deemed a nonprofit organization in 1970 and in 1976, [...]

Westborough youth football team moving to AYF

February 22nd, 2011

The Red Devils are changing leagues and names.

Westborough – After decades playing as “The Red Devils” in the Pop Warner Youth Football League, the Westborough Youth Football organization announced changes for the upcoming season. The group will move from Pop Warner to the American Youth Football League (AYF) of Central Massachusetts. This move will allow Westborough to play more local teams and [...]

Few oppose reshuffling grades in Marlborough

February 22nd, 2011

By Art Simas Community Reporter Marlborough – A plan that will establish grade reconfigurations of K through 4, 5 through 8 and 9 through 12 met with little to no opposition at a public hearing Feb. 8 prior to the regular School Committee meeting. Superintendent Anthony Pope said the reconfiguration would provide more options for [...]

EDITORIAL: Patrick snips local aid to area communities

February 22nd, 2011


Region – Gov. Deval Patrick is fond of saying that the commonwealth is ahead of the curve when it comes to recovering from the economic recession, but that's done little to cheer municipalities across the state that will face cuts to local aid in the coming year. Patrick's fi scal year 2012 budget proposal includes [...]

Corridor 9 hosts legislative breakfast in Westborough

February 22nd, 2011

By Bonnie Adams Government Editor Region – The annual Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast is a highly anticipated event each year for the group's members. This year participants had to wait a bit longer as the wintry weather caused the meeting to be postponed twice. But when the event was finally held [...]

Northborough Community Access Television delivers programs of interest

February 22nd, 2011

By Seth Stutman Community Reporter Northborough – Whether you want to replace Regis Philbin, improve your video skills or film your kids” sporting events, Northborough Community Access Television (NCAT) has the equipment and the classes to transform home movies and groom the next generation of video professionals. Station Director Kathy Dalgliesh is proud of what [...]

Harris will not run for Westborough re-election

February 22nd, 2011


By Bonnie Adams Government Editor Westborough – As the Westborough 2011 election season gets started, one familiar name will not be mentioned as a candidate for School Committee – Craig Harris. The longtime member recently announced that he is stepping down after he finishes his third term this spring. “After nine years, it's just time,” [...]

Westborough Advisory Finance Committee approves snow funds

February 22nd, 2011

By Bonnie Adams Government Editor Westborough – Lots of snow, such as the nearly 70 inches that have fallen so far this winter, requires lots of money to remove it. That's not news, of course, but nevertheless it still causes plenty of headaches all around. In Westborough, snow deficit spending must be approved by both [...]

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