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Westborough couple help others “Reach for Tomorrow” today

December 29th, 2011

Imuma kids practice the mysterious art of flossing. Photo/Submitted

Westborough – The Gallup Organization predicts that the average American will spend $712 on Christmas gifts this season. Yet halfway across the world in Tanzania, children are largely uneducated, with families unable to afford the $5 per week it costs to send their children to secondary school.

Southborough's Culinary Underground bakes up some vacation fun

December 28th, 2011

Kelly Slovin applies the first coat of frosting to her cake

By Sue Wambolt, Contributing Writer Southborough – Keeping kids busy during school vacation when there is no snow on the ground for sledding and building snowmen can be a bit tricky. To help meet the needs of parents looking for activities for their kids and for kids looking to have some vacation fun, the Culinary [...]

Westborough's Venture Crew 100 to pickup Christmas trees

December 28th, 2011

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Westborough – As part of its annual fundraiser, Venture Crew 100 will pickup your Christmas tree and dispose of it for you. The group, which is associated with the Boy Scouts of America, is accepting voluntary donations from residents for this service, which they will then use to support their programs and purchase equipment. Pickup [...]

Legislators ask for measures to be put in place to deal with future storms

December 28th, 2011

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Region - A group of local legislators has released a copy of a letter that they have sent to the chair of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. The letter details the frustrations that many of their constituents felt after Hurricane Irene and the October nor’easter.  It also offers suggestions on how future storms may be dealt [...]

Low-cost English classes in Westborough

December 28th, 2011

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Westborough – St. Luke's Adult English Language Learner (ELL) program is now in its 11th year and is open to all who live or work in Westborough and the surrounding area.  Classes meet Monday and Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m. or 9 to 10:30 a.m., in the Parish Center of St. Luke's Church in Westborough. [...]

American Red Cross holds blood drive Jan. 6 in Southborough

December 28th, 2011


Southborough – The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive Friday, Jan. 6 at the Reservoir Corporate Center, 144 Turnpike Rd. (Route 9). The drive will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Red Cross mobile bus will be parked in the back parking lot. All donors will receive a coupon [...]

Louise Antonellis, 62

December 28th, 2011

Northborough – Louise Antonellis, 62, passed away suddenly Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 at UMass Memorial Health Care (University Campus). She leaves behind her parents, Louis J. and Claire (Barrett) Antonellis of Northborough; two sisters, Janice Antonellis and her husband Ralph Finos of Holliston and Jeanine Antonellis Davis of Northborough; three brothers, Richard Antonellis and his [...]

Barbara A. D’Arcangelo, 78

December 28th, 2011

Southborough – Barbara A. (Conroy) D’Arcangelo, 78, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 at the Medway Country Manor. She was predeceased by her father, John Conroy, and her mother, Anna Mae (Brady) Conroy. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, James A. D’Arcangelo, and her four children and their spouses, Anna May and Timothy [...]

Northborough fiscal year 2011 audit report completed

December 28th, 2011


By Drew M. Bailey, Community Reporter  Northborough – Town accountant Jason Little went before the Northborough Board of Selectmen during its Dec. 19 meeting to present the results of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Audit Report. The audit was conducted by an independent accounting firm, and examined all financial activities undertaken by the town.             [...]

John Sahagian Jr., 49

December 28th, 2011

Marlborough – John Sahagian Jr., 49, died Saturday morning, Dec. 24, 2011 after a short period of failing health. He was born in Framingham, the son of John Sr. and Patricia (Donahue) Sahagian of Marlborough, and lived most of his life in Marlborough and Cape Cod. He attended Marlborough public schools and was employed as [...]

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