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Shrewsbury selectmen set tax rate, cancel special meeting

November 30th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – On Nov. 22, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen unanimously approved a single tax rate of $11.11 per $1,000 of assessed value, or a 4.12 percent increase, for residential and business properties in fiscal year 2012.

Northborough Fire Dept. not soliciting for donations

November 30th, 2011

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Northborough – The Northborough Fire Department has received many inquiries from residents who have been solicited for donations on behalf of the Northborough Volunteer Firefighters” Association.  Fire Chief David M. Durgin cautions the public that these requests are not sanctioned solicitations and have no connection with the Northborough Fire Department, Northborough Firefighters Local 3057, or [...]

Marlborough apartment project considered

November 30th, 2011

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Marlborough – Attorney Arthur Bergeron has filed a Notice of Application for Site Eligibility for the construction of 290 units of affordable housing on a site off Route 20, across from RK Plaza, and between Glen Street and Ames Street. The notice was submitted to the City Council at its Nov. 21 meeting as a communication from Mayor Nancy Stevens.

Bruins star Marchand partners with Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

November 30th, 2011

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Westborough – Boston Bruins star Brad Marchand, who scored 11 goals in the Stanley Cup playoffs last spring, is partnering with the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA) to raise awareness of brain injury.

High Tech “Albuquerque Turkey”

November 29th, 2011

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Westborough -  In an annual day-before-Thanksgiving tradition, Hastings Elementary School second graders serenaded residents of the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough with “Albuquerque Turkey”. On this occasion, the students did so via the video service Skype, when inclement weather kept them from being able to do so in person.  (Photos submitted)   [...]

Colonial Garden Club's Pear Tree Boutique launches holiday season Dec. 3

November 29th, 2011

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Marlborough – The Colonial Garden Club of Marlborough will kick off the holidays with the 33rd Annual Pear Tree Boutique Saturday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Whitcomb Middle School on Union Street in Marlborough. The popular event features original, hand-crafted creations by talented club members and is the perfect place [...]

Hudson SEPAC invites community to meet its staff

November 29th, 2011

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Hudson – Hudson Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is inviting the community to meet its staff Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. The event will be held in Room A-134 of Hudson High School, 69 Brigham St. The SEPAC staff will be showing its website and content and how you can get the information [...]

Holiday toys to be collected in Shrewsbury for deserving children

November 29th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) and the Department of Children & Families (formerly DSS) are collecting  toys in the Holiday Toy Collection, benefiting needy families served by the two organizations. Toys should be non-violent and should be dropped off at one of the following Shrewsbury locations through Dec. 11: Gymnastics Learning Center, [...]

MetroWest Ballet to perform The Nutcracker Dec. 3 in Sudbury

November 29th, 2011

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Sudbury – Local residents will be performing in MetroWest Ballet's production of The Nutcracker Saturday, Dec. 3, at 5 p.m., in the Rogers-Kirshner Theater at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Another performance will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. The performance features guest artists Kara Quinn Bologna, Travers King, Phillip Rea, and Gregg Saulnier [...]

December adult programs at Shrewsbury Public Library

November 29th, 2011

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Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main St., has announced its upcoming adult programs for the month of December. For more information about any of these programs, call the library at 1-508-842-0081. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., come to meet author Vin Femia, who will be speaking about his latest sports book, “Patriot Pride: [...]

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