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Preparing for baseball season

March 28th, 2013

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Southborough – Joey Truman, 7, practices a drill during the March 23 session of the Pre-Season Baseball Clinic, offered by Southborough Recreation at the Woodward Elementary School gym. The six-week course for children in kindergarten through fifth grade continues through Saturday, April 13. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Rotary Club serves guilty pleasures

March 28th, 2013

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Marlborough – Natalie Fraser and her mother, Madeline, cover fruit at the chocolate fountain while attending the Marlborough Rotary Club's third annual “Death by Wine, Chocolate & Food,” held March 22 at the Hellenic Hall of Sts. Anargyroi Church. In addition to decadent treats, the evening featured an auction with numerous items including show tickets [...]

Tennis anyone?

March 28th, 2013

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Shrewsbury – (l to r) Fourth-graders Scotty Foley, Adam Elsaka and Nick Joe pick gift-filled tennis tubes, a popular attraction at the annual Fun Fair held March 24 at Spring Street Elementary School. With this year's “Shining Stars” theme, guests entered on a red carpet for a full afternoon of games with prizes, refreshments, a [...]

Real estate ads, March 29 edition

March 28th, 2013

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Here are the real estate ads for the March 29 edition

Classifieds, March 29 edition

March 28th, 2013

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Here are the classified ads for the March 29 edition

Taking a bite out of property taxes

March 28th, 2013

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Northborough – Just like surrounding towns, Northborough is struggling to raise tax revenue without raising property tax rates. At a recent Board of Selectmen meeting, Town Administrator John Coderre suggested instituting the increase in hotel and meals tax that the state approved as an option several years ago. At that time, some nearby municipalities adopted [...]

Applications now being accepted for Marriott Scholarship

March 28th, 2013

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Westborough – Applications are now being accepted for the Lizzi Marriott Intrepid Explorer Fund inaugural scholarship. This scholarship will provide a qualified recipient $2,000 toward his or her education in marine sciences. Interested students who are graduating from high school in 2013 or who have already graduated from high school and will be attending a [...]

Westborough swimmer competes at regional meet

March 28th, 2013

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Westborough – Savant Liu, 12, of Westborough, was among 116 members of the Bluefish Swim Club to qualify for and compete at the New England Swimming Regional Meet, held at Seekonk High School in February. Regionals are divided into seven locations throughout New England to accommodate all of the swimmers, from approximately 100 swim teams. [...]

Letter to the editor: History of Harry's Restaurant property

March 28th, 2013

To the editor: Re: the article “Harry's Restaurant” in the Feb. 22 issue of the Community Advocate In 1946 the property “Harry's sits on was part of a hayfield. In November 1949 it was sold to Esso Standard Oil Company by my parents, Rudy and Ann Carlson. Between then and November 1968 it was procured [...]

Letter to the editor: Serious inquiries needed before accepting Ward Park proposal

March 28th, 2013

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Letter to the editor, After learning of the Mayor's proposal to put the City's new Senior Center in Ward Park last November, I immediately contacted City Officials to learn more. In 2011, the Recreation Commission confirmed a long-overdue Master Plan renovation that was to take place over the next five years. The new plan allowed [...]

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