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Southborough: Snow way!

October 29th, 2011

Southborough - Footprints are left on Edgewood Road in Southborough in the first dusting of snow from a "historic" October nor'easter. Photo/Tracy Nickerson

Southborough – Footprints are left on Edgewood Road in Southborough in the first dusting of snow from a “historic” October nor’easter hitting the region.

‘Historic’ Nor’easter arrives in MetroWest

October 29th, 2011

The snow has started to coat the ground in Southborough. Photo/Tracy Nickerson

Region – The nor’easter weather forecasters are saying will dump a historic amount of snow for October has arrived in the MetroWest. The heaviest snow fall amounts in Massachusetts are predicted for the Berkshires, but the MetroWest region will be receiving up to 6 inches and possibly more of snow. Forecasters are warning of power [...]

Walking the walk for hunger relief at Westborough's CROP event

October 29th, 2011

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Westborough – About 100 concerned residents participate in Westborough's 34th annual Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Walk, held Oct. 16. Beginning and ending at the Congregational Church, the walkers traveled a four-mile route of the town's main streets and back roads. CROP Walk is an interfaith effort that raises money for hunger relief worldwide, [...]

Shrewsbury committee seeks responses to survey

October 29th, 2011

Shrewsbury – The town of Shrewsbury is developing its 2011-2012 Open Space and Recreation Plan, a plan necessary to qualify for state reimbursement programs for acquisition and protection of important open space. A survey is being conducted in order to understand the needs and concerns of residents of Shrewsbury regarding its open space and recreational facilities.

“Open Space” in this survey is defined as “public and privately-owned lands which are important for a variety of reasons, including recreation, agriculture, forestry or simply because of their scenic qualities and their contribution to the overall character of the town.”

In Marlborough,”Pink” raises green for breast cancer research

October 29th, 2011

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Marlborough – Students at Marlborough High School (MHS) set aside their homework and after-school activities last week to raise money for breast cancer research.

Ski Ward Race Team holds Open House Nov. 9

October 29th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – The Ski Ward Race Team will be holding an Open House Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Ski Ward, 1000 Main St., Shrewsbury. The Ski Ward Race Team (SWRT) is a non-profit, junior ski racing organization whose mission is to encourage, promote, and advance young athletes in the sport of [...]

Jane W. Anderson, 75

October 29th, 2011

Fitchburg – Jane W. (McHugh) Anderson, 75, formerly of Fitchburg, passed away Oct. 19, 2011. She leaves behind her son, Robert Lee Anderson and his wife Adriana of Northborough; her daughter, Kerry Anderson of Marlborough, with whom she lived; her daughter, Judith Anderson of Fitchburg (deceased); two grandsons: Adrian and Ian Anderson of Northborough; a [...]

Dante J. Quercio, 82

October 29th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – Dante J. Quercio, 82, died peacefully Friday Oct. 28, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his devoted wife of 63 years, Rose (Morano) Quercio; his loving children, Dante F. Quercio of Auburn and Maria D. Quercio and her partner Jane Saunders-Mills of Hyannis; three grandchildren, whom he was so [...]

After library vote fails, Shrewsbury wonders what next

October 29th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – On Oct. 18, voters rejected a measure to approve a temporary debt exclusion of nearly $11 million that would have been used to fund a portion of a proposed renovation and expansion of the town's public library.

The C.A. picture of the day

October 29th, 2011

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   Mother Goose visits Fales Westborough – Mother Goose paid a special visit to the first-grade students at the Annie E. Fales School Oct. 11.  ”Mother Goose's visit, which was in support of our literacy studies, was funded by the wonderful Fales Parent Group,” the school's principal,  Maryann Stannard said. “The children enjoyed her program.” photo/Bonnie Adams

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