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Marlborough permit for wireless equipment meets with resistance

August 31st, 2012

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By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – A request to install a wireless communication facility at the Fire Station located at 96 Pleasant St. met with opposition during a public hearing held during the City Council's Aug. 27 meeting. Andy Candiello, representing applicant MetroPCS, said the plan calls for a set of six wireless [...]

Business briefs, Aug. 31 edition

August 31st, 2012

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Danielson Flowers holds Good Neighbor Day Sept. 5 Shrewsbury – There's a special event planned for Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Danielson Flowers in Shrewsbury.? Join the Good Neighbor Day effort at Danielson Flowers and receive a dozen roses absolutely free. Just keep one rose for yourself, and give the others to 11 other people. Meet [...]

Josephine M. Perkins, 94

August 31st, 2012

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Worcester – Joseph M. (Carroll) Perkins, 94, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, died Wednesday, Aug. 29 in Saint Vincent Hospital after a short illness. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5, from10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. Burial will be held at 11:45 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Boylston Street, [...]

Shrewsbury selectmen discuss proposed water rate plan to encourage “socially responsible use”

August 31st, 2012

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Shrewsbury – A proposed revision of the Shrewsbury water rate and usage plan was discussed at the Aug. 28 Board of Selectmen meeting. The lengthy, dense report contained a multitude of charts, graphs, calculations, and scenarios, all aimed at creating more revenue for the town, while working to encourage more “socially responsible use” of water by both town residents and businesses.

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David S. MacNeill, 80

August 31st, 2012

Framingham – Dave MacNeill, of Framingham, a Boston Broadcaster for over 57 years, died peacefully surrounded by family Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. He was 80 years old. Mr. MacNeill was a very well-known broadcaster in Boston, working at classical radio station WCRB 102.5 FM for 57 years.? In the late 1950s, he spent two years [...]

Marlborough chamber president receives award for 25 years of service

August 31st, 2012

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Marlborough Chamber President receives award for 25 years of service Marlborough – Susanne Morreale Leeber, CCE, president and CEO of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, recently received an award for 25 years of service in the chamber of commerce industry from the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). She received the award at the [...]

Shrewsbury Child Development Committee gears up for family-filled fun

August 31st, 2012

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Shrewsbury – “What's old is new again,” actor Robert Englund once said. The Shrewsbury Child Development Committee (SCDC) is not a new group in town. ?For nearly 40 years, the SCDC has had the same emphasis – families – volunteering time to create programs and activities for families in the community with young children. SCDC [...]

Shrewsbury appeals board upholds decision on trucking terminal

August 31st, 2012

Shrewsbury – The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) upheld a decision by Patricia Sheehan, the town's building inspector, to grant an occupancy permit for a lot located at 249 Hartford Turnpike.

At the Aug. 2 Planning Board meeting, abutters to the lot had protested that the parcel was not actually a “contractor's lot” as the applicants stated, but rather was being used as a trucking terminal.

Westborough man charged with DUI after accident

August 31st, 2012

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Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 8/31/12, at approximately 1:18 AM, the Westborough Police Dept. received a call reporting a single car accident on Ruggles St. in the area of Deerslayer Ln. The arriving units located a 07 Lexus on its roof with the operator trapped in the vehicle. [...]

The C.A. six tips of the day for Aug. 31

August 31st, 2012

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Region – Today is Friday, Aug. 31, the 244th day of 2012.

On this day in 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales, her boyfriend, Dodi Al-Fayed and the driver of their car, Henri Paul, were killed in a car accident in Paris. Many theories still abound regarding the crash such as an assassination plot against Diana and Al-Fayed, a paparazzi chase, or that Paul was tremendously intoxicated. None have been proven and mystery still surrounds the circumstances of the crash to this day.

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