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Shrewsbury library officials optimistic about renovation funding

July 29th, 2011

Shrewsbury – After an initial jolt of disappointment, officials of Shrewsbury's Public Library are now voicing optimism about receiving funds to renovate the aging building.

Tom Conroy, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, meets Westborough voters

July 29th, 2011

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Tom Conroy, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, is in the midst of a walking tour of the state as a way to meet with voters to discuss their concerns. As such, he was in Westborough earlier today where he stopped in at the South Street Diner where he met with a number of [...]

Peter J. Nicholas, 76

July 29th, 2011

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Southborough – Peter J. Nicholas, 76, died at home in Southborough Friday June 24, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 29, 1934, in the village of Palopaniagia, Sparta, Greece. He was predeceased by his parents, Arete and John Nikolakakos (Sparta, Greece). He was the proud father and best friend to his [...]

Westborough Artist Sandra McCaw lives her dream

July 29th, 2011

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Westborough – Award-winning artist Sandra McCaw, who resides in Westborough, has dreamed of being an artist ever since she can remember.

Hudson Maynard Adult Learning Center offers GED prep, register Sept. 1

July 29th, 2011

Hudson – The Hudson Maynard Adult Learning Center is offering a free GED preparation program in Hudson, with three levels of ABE classes leading to a high school equivalency certificate: Basic Skills, pre-GED and GED. Students are placed in an individualized program of instruction and work at their own pace. Instruction is provided by qualified [...]

William J. Shumski, 88

July 29th, 2011

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Hudson – William J. Shumski, 88, a lifelong resident of Hudson, died Wednesday July 27, 2011, with his loving family at his side, at UMass Memorial Healthcare, Belmont Street Campus in Worcester. He leaves his wife of 67 years, Julia R. (Shusta) Shumski of Hudson. Born and raised in Hudson, son of the late William [...]

Food, fun and sun in Northborough

July 29th, 2011

(l to r) Cassie Levin, 10, Caitlin Willwerth, 8, and Meredith Rafferty, 8, add ingredients as they prepare to bake chocolate-chip zucchini cookies during the July 20 session of Food, Fun and Sun, a three-day summer gardening camp offered by Northborough Recreation at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS). Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Northborough – (l to r) Cassie Levin, 10, Caitlin Willwerth, 8, and Meredith Rafferty, 8, add ingredients as they prepare to bake chocolate-chip zucchini cookies during the July 20 session of Food, Fun and Sun, a three-day summer gardening camp offered by Northborough Recreation at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS). Using fresh produce they picked [...]

Dining Guide, July 29 edition

July 28th, 2011

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EDITORIAL: Westborough wants to change directions

July 28th, 2011

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Westborough – For years, trucks getting stuck under the bridge over East Main Street have frustrated Westborough officials, not to mention the many commuters who get stuck behind them on what is one of the town's busiest roads. Officials have even put up signs in French to warn Canadian truckers coming through town of the [...]

Golfers come out to support Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest

July 28th, 2011

Neil Ahearn (left) receives the R.F. Wood Award from Jeff Wood, Sr. (right). PHOTO/BONNIE ADAMS

Marlborough – Golfers are notorious for playing in just about all sorts of weather, so when 144 of them gathered at the Marlborough Country Club July 18, they were not fazed by the hot and humid conditions.

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