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“Festival of Trees” continues growing in fifth year

November 30th, 2012

Bill Tate, a trustee of the Marlborough Historical Society, volunteers to prepare for the fifth annual "Metrowest Festival of Trees." (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Marlborough – An idea introduced in 2008 added 17 decorated trees to the Marlborough Historical Society's annual “Christmas at the Farm” at their quaint headquarters, the Peter Rice Homestead. That simple idea has grown to become this year's fifth annual “Metrowest Festival of Trees,” now featuring over 100 trees and wreaths displayed along with other attractions at the 47,500-square-foot Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center. Festivities are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7, 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shrewsbury selectmen approve licenses

November 30th, 2012

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By K.B. Sherman, Community Reporter ?Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen approved two applications for local business licenses at its Nov.27 meeting. Applications for DM Wine & Spirits, Inc., 539 Boston Turnpike, and Mauryas Kitchen, 344B Boston Turnpike, were both approved; a hearing for Absolute Livery Service was postponed to a future date. The [...]

“Quiet Man” wins Corridor Nine cocktail contest

November 30th, 2012

(l to r) - Jimmy's Tavern & Grill General Manager Peter Karras, Marketing Consultant Terry Cappuccio, and contest winners Caitlin McGoldrick and Terry McGoldrick (Photo/submitted)

  Shrewsbury – In celebration of Jimmy's Tavern & Grill's one year anniversary on Nov. 12, a contest was held for Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce members to submit an original recipe for a western-themed cocktail.? Terry McGoldrick and his daughter Caitlin won for their recipe, “Quiet Man,” which was inspired by a John [...]

Local student news

November 30th, 2012

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Kasey Degon accepted at Coastal Carolina University Conway, S.C. – Kasey Degon , a resident of Shrewsbury, has been accepted at Coastal Carolina University for the Fall 2013 semester. Degon is a student at Notre Dame Academy.   Local residents enroll at Tufts University Medford -? This fall, more than 1,300 undergraduate students from around [...]

Southborough to hold Santa Day Dec. 15

November 30th, 2012

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Southborough – The 35th annual Santa Day in Southborough will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, from 12 to 2 p.m.? Santa will arrive via helicopter on the front field at St. Mark's School, on the corner of routes 85 and 30, at noon.? From 12 to 3 p.m. at the Southborough Community House, children can [...]

A stranger's kindness helps keeps the Christmas spirit alive in Hudson

November 30th, 2012

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Hudson – It is easy to get jaded by the holidays each year, especially when stores barely get the Halloween candy off the shelves before the Christmas items take their place. But every so often, there is a story that reminds you it doesn's really matter what you celebrate this time of year whether it is Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, the winter solstice or just winter. Because deep down, we know material items don's really matter. It's the people in our lives that are important.

Recently members of the Hudson Lodge of Elks 959 shared a story that stresses that point. It seems like an old-fashioned Hollywood tale but Elks member Angela Govatsos ensures that it is 100 percent true.

St. Mary's Church of Grafton holds bike drive

November 30th, 2012

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Grafton – St. Mary's Church of Grafton is sponsoring “Bikes going to Africa” in a bicycle collection drive for the towns of Grafton, Westborough and Northborough.?The collection drive will be held until Saturday, Dec. 15. Anyone wanting to donate old/newer mountain, road, BMX, adult or kids bike is welcome to participate. Bikes will be fixed, [...]

James Curley, 54

November 30th, 2012

Hudson – James Michael Curley, dearly beloved son, husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend to all, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at the age of 54. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Nicholas Curley, the love of his life; his daughter, Rachael Curley; and two stepsons, Joshua and Dylan Edwards. His parents, Raymond [...]

Margaret M. Machado, 86

November 30th, 2012

Hudson – Margaret M. (Moran) Machado, 86, of Hudson, died at her home, surrounded by her family, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. She was predeceased by her late husband Edward Machado, spending 21years with the love of her life until his untimely passing in 1983. She is survived by her three sons, Edward Machado and wife [...]

Dental Solutions of Northboro: New dental practice offers full range of services

November 30th, 2012

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Northborough – After years of working for other dental practices, Dr. Jasna Kun was ready to start her own business when Northborough dentist Dr. Patricia Pfeifer decided to retire.

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