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Evangelous indicted on Marlborough voter fraud

January 31st, 2012

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Marlborough – Mark Evangelous, a former candidate for Councilor-at-Large, was indicted today on voter fraud charges.

According to Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone, Evangelous “intentionally forged a signature” of a deceased resident on an absentee ballot application before last November's municipal election.

According to Leone, Evangelous submitted the application to City Hall on Oct. 28. An official then examined the signature on the ballot and determined that the name was of a resident who had passed away earlier in the year. City Hall officials notified the Marlborough Police Department who then launched an investigation.

Officials also allege that Evangelous provided false information to police during the investigation.

Westborough selectmen discuss department budgets

January 31st, 2012

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The Board of Selectmen approved budgets for three of the town's departments – Police, Fire and Public Works (DPW) – at the board's Jan. 24 meeting. This was done in preparation for the Saturday, March 17, Annual Town Meeting (ATM).

Commerce Bank donates to United Way of Central Massachusetts

January 31st, 2012

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Worcester – Commerce Bank employees recently presented the United Way of Central Massachusetts with a check for $67,000, representing the donation by the bank and its employees for their 2011 fundraising campaign. Pictured from left to right are (front row) Michael Roy, United Way Manager of Workplace Campaigns Doreen Thornburg, Mark Georgeson, and Nikole Nolle; [...]

Northborough to be represented at Westminster Dog Show

January 31st, 2012

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Northborough – Mitzi Gaynor, a 2-year-old red brindle bullmastiff, will be participating in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show dog with her owner, Northborough resident Stacey Gavin. Mitzi has competed in shows since she was 2 months old, and has what Gavin called “ring presence.” She loves the stage.

Tomahawk Sarah Crothers takes to the mat

January 31st, 2012

Not one to shy away from competition, Sarah takes on her male competitors with gusto, giving every match 100 percent.

Southborough/Northborough – The wrestling program at Algonquin Regional High School welcomed two new coaches this year, head coach Brian Kramer, and assistant coach Derek Grant. It also welcomed the first and only female wrestler to take to the mats for the Tomahawks, sophomore Sarah Crothers.

Elizabeth May Stebbins, 73

January 31st, 2012

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Northborough – Elizabeth May “Betty” (Campbell) Stebbins, 73, born Aug. 27, 1938 in Worcester, was a lifetime resident of Northborough. She was the youngest daughter of the late John and Edith Campbell of Worcester. She graduated from Northborough High School and Becker College, and worked for the Chief of Surgery at UMass Hospital. She enjoyed [...]

Mary Rita Voyta, 89

January 31st, 2012

Marlborough – Mary Rita (Bliss) Voyta, 89, died Sunday, Jan.29, 2012 at MetroWest Medical Center of Framingham after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Louis J. Voyta, who died in 1990. She leaves her children, Catherine M. Hatfield and her husband Richard of Acton, John C. Voyta and his wife Martha [...]

STEM program in full swing in Marlborough

January 31st, 2012

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Marlborough – Excitement was in the air this fall as the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program began for Marlborough High School (MHS) ninth-graders and sixth-graders at the Whitcomb Middle School. During the orientation given by program teachers, students were encouraged to reach higher, become risk takers, and take ownership of their education and careers.

The C.A. picture of the day

January 31st, 2012

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Enjoying music together Southborough – Stacy Tryon sings along with (l to r) her niece, Lucy Stillitano, and her daughter, Kendra, each 18 months, at a concert featuring Dave Garden of Music Together, presented Jan. 21 at the Southborough Public Library Children's Room. A Southborough resident, Garden is always a popular attraction when performing at [...]

Calling all photographers

January 30th, 2012

Last year's photography show winning photographs include: (top) First Prize Color to Marray Drobins, of Framingham, for "Reflections" and (bottom) First Prize Black and White to Robert Cooke, of Stow, for "Snowy Bridge."

Marlborough – The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library and the Assabet Valley Camera Club (AVCC) are gearing up for their 17th annual photography show.

Area photographers who would like to participate may submit two photographs in black and white or color. All photos must be framed and/or matted and equipped with wire suitable for display hanging. Also, each photo must have a label affixed to the back showing the title, name of artist, address, phone number and purchase price if for sale. If sold, 15 percent of the purchase price will go to the Friends.

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