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Shrewsbury STM approves solar facility at landfill

October 31st, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Approximately 350 residents braved wind, rain, and fallen branches to attend the Shrewsbury Special Town Meeting Oct. 30.

A discussion was held regarding an article which asked residents to approve amending an existing waste and landfill operation agreement with Wheelabrator Millbury, Inc. (WMI). The article requested allowing the construction of a solar energy facility at the landfill located at 620 Hartford Turnpike as well as petitioning the Board of Appeals to issue a special permit for the facility.

A discussion was held regarding an article which asked voters to approve amending an existing waste and landfill operation agreement with Wheelabrator Millbury, Inc. (WMI). The article requested allowing the construction of a solar energy facility at the landfill located at 620 Hartford Turnpike as well as petitioning the Board of Appeals to issue a special permit for the facility.

Letter to editor – Vote no on Question 2

October 31st, 2012

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To the editor: As a psychotherapist who has counseled thousands of elderly patients in nursing homes and other settings, I am adamantly opposed to Proposition 2, the assisted suicide proposal. My opposition is based on three points. First, many elderly or severely ill people express a wish to die. This is almost never indicates that [...]

Northborough Art Guild celebrates 50th season

October 31st, 2012

Welcoming guests to the Northborough Art Guild's Craft Fair are (l to r) Genevieve Grenier, president; Diane Lyford, vice president; and Ellen Racine, event chair.  (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Northborough – As part of the 50th season of the Northborough Art Guild, longtime members greeted exhibitors and guests to its 49th annual Craft Fair, held Oct. 27 at the Peaslee Elementary School cafeteria. Admission for guests was still only 50 cents.

Diane Lyford, a guild member for 20 years and vice president for 10 years, understands the interest in the venue.

Letter to the editor – vote no on Question 2

October 31st, 2012

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Dear Editor: I am a nurse practitioner with a law degree. ?I am writing to urge voters to vote “no” on Ballot Question 2.? Question 2 is the assisted suicide bill.? The Massachusetts Medical Society, the American Medical Association, numerous hospice and disability rights organizations and many doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals oppose the [...]

Shrewsbury Human Services to hold Thanksgiving fundraiser

October 31st, 2012

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Shrewsbury – Thanksgiving will soon be here and Shrewsbury Human Services Food Pantry, located at St. Anne's, is already planning to assist an estimated 600 families totaling around 1,500 Shrewsbury residents with food for Thanksgiving dinner. Gift cards to local grocery stores in any amount would be greatly appreciated. Mail or take them to the [...]

Northborough seniors enjoy barbecue in the woods

October 31st, 2012

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Northborough – Members of Northborough's Senior Walking Club enjoy a barbecue at Beaver Point at the Assabet River along Old Farm Trail. The barbecue in the woods celebrated autumn and another successful year of weekly walks along Northborough's extensive trails network. Walks depart from the Senior Center most Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. and will [...]

Knights of Columbus hold “Guess the Pumpkin's Weight” contest

October 31st, 2012

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?Southborough – Matt Petry (right), the winner of this year's “Guess the Pumpkin's Weight” contest, is congratulated by Knights of Columbus representative Val Provencher (left). Petry won the annual “Guess the Pumpkin's Weight” contest, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus at Southborough's Heritage Day. Out of 109 entries, he guessed the exact weight of 27 [...]

Sandy update for Oct. 31, 12 noon

October 31st, 2012

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Region – Many homes throughout the area have had their power restored; however, that is no consolation to the thousands who are still waiting nearly 48 hours after Hurricane Sandy hit the region.

Officials in the six different municipalities in the C.A. readership area (the four Boros, Hudson and Shrewsbury) have all announced that Halloween will be allowed tonight. They are warning, of course, that families be cautious and use good judgment about following safety precautions when they allow their kids to go out trick or treating.

Hudson police log, Nov. 2 edition

October 31st, 2012

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Hudson Monday, Oct. 22 8:24 a.m. Howe St. Suspicious activity. 4:00 p.m. Curley Dr. Medical. 4:51 p.m. Pleasant St. Traffic – MV complaint. 8:30 p.m. Main St. Medical. Tuesday, Oct. 23 12:06 a.m. Robert Rd. Medical. 10:06 a.m. Main St. Larceny. 11:31 a.m. Main St. Larceny. 1:28 p.m. Washington St. MVA with property. 8:29 p.m. [...]

Shrewsbury police log, Nov. 2 edition

October 31st, 2012

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Shrewsbury Thursday, Oct. 18 7:50 a.m. Boston Tpke. Illegal dumping. 9:50 a.m. Founders Rd. Medical call. 11:32 a.m. Hartford Tpke. Larceny. 1:28 p.m. Boston Tpke. Vandalism. 5:17 p.m. Jacobson Dr. Dispute. 6:04 p.m. Holden/Bow Sts. Illegal dumping. 10:16 p.m. Avalon Way. Domestic. 11:38 p.m. Arrested, Timothy M. Rondeau, 26, of 14 Mohave Rd., Worcester, on [...]

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