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Marlborough apartment proposal draws strong opposition

September 29th, 2011

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Marlborough – More than 35 residents from the Glen Street area of the city expressed their opposition to the construction of a five multi-family residential building development during a public hearing held during the City Council's Sept. 26 meeting.

Westborough Fine Arts Education Association invites community to Oct. 4 fall meeting

September 29th, 2011

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Westborough – The Westborough Fine Arts Education Association (WFAEA) is holding its fall meeting Tuesday, Oct. 4. The meeting will be held in the Westborough High School library starting at 7 p.m. and the community is welcome to attend. According to President Cathy Purcell, she is excited about the programming and volunteer opportunities for the [...]

That noise you hear is opportunity knocking

September 29th, 2011

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The “Gold Bugs” are out in force. Recently, the price of the precious metal moved above $1,800 per ounce. In the last five years, gold is up a staggering 200-plus %. In 2006 the price hovered around $600 per ounce and barely received any mention as a good investment. Yet when the price pushed above $1,500 an ounce there was a buying frenzy.

Business Briefs, Sept. 30 Edition

September 29th, 2011

The Green Thumb holds Fall Festival Oct. 1 The Green Thumb, Route 9 West in Westborough, will be holding a Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Country Felix will provide live music from noon to 4 p.m. and there will also be free face painting, moon walk for kids, petting [...]

Shrewsbury students coin drive raises $600 for World War I memorial

September 29th, 2011

Beal Elementary School Principal Alice Brennan presents a donation for $600 to Arthur Dobson, a member of the Shrewsbury Veterans Council, which is coordinating an effort to restore the town's decaying WWI memorial.

Shrewsbury – An effort to replace a decaying World War I memorial in Shrewsbury received a boost Sept. 26 when students and faculty at the Beal Elementary School presented a $600 donation check to the Shrewsbury Veterans Council.

Classifieds, Sept. 30 edition

September 28th, 2011

The Sept. 30 edition Classified Ads are here.

Special voter registration Oct. 7 in Westborough

September 28th, 2011

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Westborough – There will be a Special Voter Registration session Friday, Oct. 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the Town Clerk's office at 34 West Main St. The office will be open all day on that Friday. This session, open for anyone who is not a registered voter in Westborough, is a U.S. [...]

EEE virus confirmed in Westborough mosquitoes

September 28th, 2011

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Westborough – The Massachusetts Department of Public health announced today, Sept. 28, that eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected in Westborough. In 2010, 3,558 mosquito samples were tested for EEE virus and 65 positive samples were identified in Massachusetts. Westborough had no EEE virus-positive mosquitoes samples identified in 2010. EEE [...]

West Nile Virus confirmed in mosquitoes from Hudson

September 28th, 2011

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Hudson – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced today, Sept. 28, that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Hudson. The WNV positive mosquitoes were found on Municipal Drive. In 2010, 3,558 mosquito samples were tested for WNV and 121 samples were positive. Hudson had one WNV positive mosquito [...]

Westborough Community Land Trust holds Indian Pond hike Oct. 9

September 28th, 2011

WCLT Fall Hike

Westborough – The Westborough Community Land Trust (WCLT) invites the public to be among the first to hike the newly created ¾-mile trail to discover the hidden jewel of Indian Pond, a former 2-acre farm pond. Sunday, Oct. 9, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., participants will hike the trail from one end to the other [...]

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