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Southborough – Beauty in the aftermath of the nor’easter

October 31st, 2011

Morning sunlight limns snow-laden trees in Southborough.

By Tracy Nickerson, Community Advocate Staff Southborough – After a harrowing Saturday night, listening to the wind and the cracking of branches as they fell under the weight of a heavy, wet snow, it was nice to emerge into a beautiful winter scene the next morning. The snow quickly started to melt as the day [...]

MCAS Scores reported to Hudson School Committee

October 31st, 2011

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Hudson – Hudson public schools have seen steady improvements in MCAS scores, with some groups of students reaching 91 percent proficiency, the School Committee learned during its Oct. 25 meeting.

Rotary Club of Westborough's annual Citrus Sale fund-raiser

October 31st, 2011

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Westborough – Now through Nov. 16, the Rotary Club of Westborough is taking orders for mid-December delivery of fresh-picked citrus fruit from Florida's renowned Indian River Citrus District. Proceeds from this annual event help to fund college scholarships for Westborough students. A selection of mixed fruit gift boxes are also available and include not only [...]

Karaoke Night to benefit pancreatic cancer research

October 31st, 2011

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Worcester – The Pancreatic Cancer Alliance will present Karaoke for a Cure Thursday, Nov. 10, from 6 to 10 p.m., at Coral Seafood Restaurant, 225 Shrewsbury St., Worcester. Join the crowd at this fun-filled event in raising awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer research. The evening will include a buffet dinner, cash bar and great [...]

Shrewsbury officials offer caution for trick or treating

October 31st, 2011

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Shrewsbury – The Board of Selectmen have sent out this advisory to residents – The Town of Shrewsbury does not have a policy on Halloween and has always  left the decision whether to trick or treat to the discretion of parents and/or  guardians. It is in that spirit that we ask you to use caution [...]

Emergency shelter open in Northborough

October 31st, 2011

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Northborough – The town of Northborough's Senior Center, 119 Bearfoot Rd., is currently open and will remain open overnight Monday for residents who are without heat and power. Cots for sleeping will be provided; however, residents must supply their own bedding, toiletries and medications. The shelter will remain open through 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, [...]

Trick or treating postponed in Northborough, Southborough

October 31st, 2011

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Northborough/Southborough – Due to the damage and power outages caused by Saturday's nor’easter, the towns of Northborough and Southborough has postponed Halloween trick or treating. Northborough will hold its trick or treating Friday, Nov. 4, while Southborough will hold trick or treating Saturday, Nov. 5.  

Shrewsbury basketball wants another winning season

October 31st, 2011

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Shrewsbury – After losing all five starters from last year's team, the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) varsity basketball team looks to rebuild.

Oliva Henry Dubois, 85

October 31st, 2011

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Worcester – Oliva Henry Dubois, 85, died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 at the Knollwood Nursing Center of Worcester after being cared for with love and compassion. He leaves his beloved wife of 41 years, Gladys (Smith) Dubois; four daughters, Rosemary McCarthy and her husband Robert “Mac” McCarthy of Worcester, Christine Judson and her husband [...]

Marlborough's election will still take place tomorrow

October 31st, 2011

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Marlborough – In spite of the ongoing storm clean-up, the city will still be holding its municipal election tomorrow, Tuesday,  Nov.  1. Two candidates – Arthur Vigeant and Matthew Jones – will be vying for the position of mayor. A number of city council positions will also be decided.  Any questions on the election or where [...]

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