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AVRTHS students win bridge design contest

March 31st, 2012

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Region – Students from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School's (AVRTHS) pre-engineering classes fared quite well at the recent 18th Annual BSCES/MassPEP Model Bridge Competition held in Boston. The Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section (BSCES) partners with the Massachusetts Pre-engineering Program (MassPEP) to invite students to build a bridge, given certain parameters and materials. [...]

Project Graduation Westborough looking for help

March 31st, 2012

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Westborough – Project Graduation Westborough is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide graduating high school seniors a safe, chemical-free celebration event the evening of their graduation. Maura Shunney, Sharon Lees and Lynne Atkinson, parents of senior students, are co-chairs of this year's celebration. Organization and planning of this year's party have just [...]

New Marlborough fire chief appointed

March 31st, 2012

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Marlborough – The appointment of Captain James M. Fortin, a lifelong city resident, to the position of chief of the Marlborough Fire Department, was announced via a communication from Mayor Arthur Vigeant at the March 26 City Council meeting.

Summer Camp Guide, 2012

March 30th, 2012

The summer camp guide for the March 30 edition is here.

Real Estate, March 30 edition

March 30th, 2012

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The Real Estate for the March 30 edition is here.

Marlborough police log, March 27 – 30

March 30th, 2012


Marlborough Tuesday, March 27 12:57 a.m. Highland St. Suspicious activity. 2:25 a.m. East Main St. Past B&E/burglary. 8:52 a.m. Fitchburg St. Drug offense. 12:20 p.m. Elm St. Harassment. 12:23 p.m. Hildreth St. Domestic disturbance. 12:26 p.m. Phelps St. Domestic disturbance. 1:09 p.m. Boston Post Rd. West. Fraud/forgery. 2:58 p.m. Simpson Rd. Suspicious activity. 4:21 p.m. [...]

Classifieds, March 30 edition

March 30th, 2012

The Classifieds for the March 30 edition are here.

Area residents destined to be friends

March 30th, 2012

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Westborough/Southborough – Last August Muriel Hart, 89, contacted the Southborough Senior Center in search of a person to come and visit with her on a weekly basis. Responding to the call, summer intern Courtney Wambolt contacted her church, Chapel of the Cross in Westborough, and shared the request with summer (fill-in) administrator Aly Nickerson.

Nickerson, 22, sent out an email to church members sharing the request.

Massachusetts Medical Society's April 2012 health tip: concussion

March 30th, 2012

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Region – This month's health tip from the Massachusetts Medical Society, the statewide association of physicians, covers concussions. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the head that jars the brain's soft tissue. The tissue then hits the hard skull, resulting in the brain malfunctioning. A concussion can lead to [...]

Butts out or “butt” out

March 30th, 2012


Region – About 20 years ago, Bouvier Pharmacy in Marlborough made the decision to ban the sale of tobacco products. Although it likely cut into their profits over the years, it was a bold statement in the fight against smoking. Today, several communities are considering a ban of tobacco products in pharmacies. Southborough instituted the [...]

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