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Marlborough City Council votes to increase budget, raise taxes in 2012

May 27th, 2011

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Marlborough – The average Marlborough household will see an estimated tax increase of $225 for fiscal year (FY) 2012 after the City Council voted to increase the budget by 2.8 percent at its meeting May 23.

Westborough's Brendon Black honored with Volunteer Service Award

May 26th, 2011

Westborough High School Principal John Smith congratulates Brendon Black on his recent Presidential Award. PHOTO/JOYCE DEWALLACE

Brendon Black, son of Joe and Sue Black and a Westborough High School senior, was recently honored for his outstanding commitment to community service, winning the President's Volunteer Service Award. Black was nominated by High School Principal John Smith.

William Matthew Jr., 78

May 26th, 2011

Hudson – William Matthew Jr., 78, a longtime resident of Hudson, died Thursday May 12, 2011 at Bolton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Marlborough. He is survived by his wife, Jane (Nemensky) Matthew. Born and raised in Montpelier, Vermont, he was the son of the late William Sr. and Jeannette (Paris) Matthew. He was [...]

Oak Middle School puts new spin on old classic in Shrewsbury

May 25th, 2011

Oak Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade students present "Oliver, the Musical" May 13 and 14.  Under the direction of Jenn Webb and Bryan Clark, the play is a musical take on the Charles Dickens" classic. It was a big hit according to parent, Johanna Musselman.

Shrewsbury – Oak Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade students present “Oliver, the Musical” May 13 and 14.  Under the direction of Jenn Webb and Bryan Clark, the play is a musical take on the Charles Dickens” classic. It was a big hit according to parent, Johanna Musselman. “Shrewsbury has many talented kids and our drama [...]

Leonard “Lenny” F. Tomaiolo Jr., 47

May 25th, 2011

Shrewsbury – Leonard “Lenny” F. Tomaiolo Jr., 47, died unexpectedly Wednesday May 11, 2011, at the family home in Mashpee. He was born Oct. 2, 1963 in Worcester and was a graduate of St. John's High School, class of 1981. He married Wendy A. Joseph Sept. 5, 1993 at St. Rose of Lima Church in [...]

$92 million budget approved for Shrewsbury

May 24th, 2011

Town Meeting members approved a $92 million operating budget May 16, the first night of Shrewsbury's Annual Town Meeting (ATM).

Mildred Shaw, 95

May 24th, 2011

Westborough – Mildred (Genthner) Shaw, 95, formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, passed away Monday May 9, 2011, at Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center of Westborough. She was the beloved wife of Edmund W. Shaw for the past 54 years. In addition to her husband, she leaves a cousin, Nancy Talbot of Rockport. Born [...]

Otis John Grenier, 85

May 24th, 2011

Northborough – Otis John Grenier, age 85, passed away peacefully at home Friday May 13, 2011, after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Evelyn M. (Bracci) Grenier. He also leaves two sons, John G. Grenier and wife Suzanne of Jamaica Plain and Christopher A. Grenier and wife Marlene of [...]

Passion for Marlborough's history drives Paul Brodeur

May 23rd, 2011

M Historian Paul Brodeur

Today Marlborough is a busy commercial and political center located at the crossroads of New England. Back in 1656, it was a wilderness area of the English colony ruled by Native Americans. Pioneer inhabitants of Sudbury petitioned the General Court for the land they wanted to settle, which eventually became the town of Marlborough.

Moving and grooving in Northborough

May 23rd, 2011

Northborough - Laura Cerniglia and her daughter, Allison, 2, sing along with shakers during the May 4 session of Mixed Age Move and Groove, offered by Northborough Recreation at the Southwest Rec Center. For six weeks, Beth Anderson of Apple Tree Arts is leading children ages 1 to 4 and their caregivers as they sing, dance and play music with rhythm sticks, egg shakers and drums. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Northborough – Laura Cerniglia and her daughter, Allison, 2, sing along with shakers during the May 4 session of Mixed Age Move and Groove, offered by Northborough Recreation at the Southwest Rec Center. For six weeks, Beth Anderson of Apple Tree Arts is leading children ages 1 to 4 and their caregivers as they sing, [...]

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