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Hurricane Irene arrives in town

August 28th, 2011

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Region – After days of anticipation, Hurricane Irene is finally making her presence known in the Community Advocate readership area. Things are just starting to ramp up now, with winds and rain increasing and a few power outages already reported. The towns have all put emergency plans in place. Please check our postings from the [...]

Hurricane notice update issued by Hudson

August 28th, 2011

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Hudson- As of Friday, the Town of Hudson has been operating under a local state of emergency corresponding to the State and Federal declarations which will facilitate our emergency response and access to potential Federal Disater Relief  in dealing with Hurricane Irene. The Town will activate its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to coordinate local storm-response [...]

Westborough resident goes for gold at 11th annual Family Fun Run

August 28th, 2011

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Westborough – While 10,000 runners prepared to hit the roads of Falmouth for its annual road race, the weekend's festivities kicked off Aug. 13 with the 11th Annual SBLI Falmouth Recreation Family Fun Run. Westborough resident, Rebecca Walsh, had an impressive showing, placing first in the second heat of the 8- to 9-year-old girls” race. [...]

Kids are cooking in Southborough

August 27th, 2011

(l to r) Proprietor Lori Leinbach and students Cassandra Maxim, 11, Ally Totino, 11, and Lizzie Dennis, 9, view the rainbow cakes they created. PHOTO/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough – Proprietor Lori Leinbach and students Cassandra Maxim, 11, Ally Totino, 11, and Lizzie Dennis, 9, view the rainbow cakes under glass they created during the Aug. 18 session of Cooking in Color, a summer camp offered by Culinary Underground. Throughout the four-day course, chef Diane Richmond taught young chefs ages 8 to 11 [...]

Annual senior picnic is well-attended

August 27th, 2011

(l to r) Worcester County Sheriff Law Evangelidis, Isabella Covello of Worcester, Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff Association President Paul Zekos, and Worcester Civic Center Commission Chair Joe Capone enjoy the annual Senior Picnic. PHOTO/Joan Goodchild

Shrewsbury -  Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis hosted the annual Sheriff's Senior Picnic at SAC Park in Shrewsbury Aug. 14. The picnic, sponsored by the Reserve Deputy Sheriff's Association and other local businesses, featured barbecue fare, bingo games, raffles, door prizes and music. Evangelidis said the event is an opportunity to give back to senior [...]

Southborough releases emergency shelter information

August 27th, 2011

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Southborough – In preparation of the effects of Hurricane Irene, the Town of Southborough will be opening an emergency shelter for Southborough residents and families Saturday Aug. 27, starting at 6 p.m., at Woodward School, 28 Cordaville Rd. Parking at Woodward School is limited, so carpooling is recommended. Residents should pack a “Go Kit” to [...]

River's Edge Community Band rehearsals begin Sept. 15

August 27th, 2011

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Hudson – Rehearsals begin Sept. 15 for River's Edge Community Band's new season. New members are welcome, and rehearsals are open to individuals in high school and older. The rehearsals will be held Thursdays, from 7 to 9 p.m., in Room C108/Band Room at Hudson High School, 69 Brigham St. For more information, call the [...]

Gleicineia Leite Ribeiro Da Silva , 41

August 27th, 2011

Marlborough – Gleicineia Leite Ribeiro Da Silva , 41, died Wednesday, Aug.t 24, 2011 at her home. Born in Pancas, Espirito Santo, she was the wife of the late Joao Silva of Marlborough and worked as an independent housekeeper for many years. She leaves her three beloved daughters, Annie Ribeiro, Isabella Cunha and Isadora Cunha, [...]

The Breakfast Club welcomes Attorney General Coakley Sept. 8

August 27th, 2011

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Worcester – The Worcester Chamber of Commerce will hold its quarterly Breakfast Club program Monday Sept. 8, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Beechwood Hotel located at 363 Plantation St. in Worcester. The Breakfast Club will feature guest speaker: Martha Coakley, Massachusetts Attorney General. One of the Chamber's most popular events is now [...]

Dining Guide, Aug. 26 edition

August 27th, 2011

The Aug. 26 dining guide is here.

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