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Northborough gets “active”

April 29th, 2013

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Northborough – On a beautiful, sunny morning, over 100 local residents participated in the first “Northborough Gets Active” 5K Road Race and Walk April 27. The event was a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Northborough, Inc. and the Northborough Recreation Department.

Ready to play ball for the 60th year

April 29th, 2013

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Southborough – Players of the team sponsored by Marlborough Savings Bank, (l to r) George Kasparyan, 7, Jeff Dratch, 7, and Michael Dougherty, 6, sing the National Anthem during Opening Day of Southborough Youth Baseball and Softball, held April 28 at Mooney Fields and Mary Finn Elementary School. Over 300 players, ages 5 to 15, [...]

Celebrating Arbor Day in Shrewsbury

April 29th, 2013

Nadia Huda, 12, volunteers to disprove the myth that snakes are slimy.

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) held its eight annual Arbor Day celebration April 27. First, 600 free trees were given to SELCO customers at the Town Common. Among organizations distributing information were the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project, Sherwood Middle School Green Squad, Shrewsbury Garden Club, Shrewsbury Recycles and United States Department of Agriculture. Next, families were invited to attend an Animal Adventures presentation at the Shrewsbury Public Library. Children had the chance to pet some live animals that are considered tree-friendly.

Eleanor F. Rand, 89

April 29th, 2013

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Shrewsbury ? Mrs. Eleanor F. (McNamara) Rand, of Shrewsbury died Saturday, April 27, 2013. She was 89. She was born May 30, 1923 in Worcester, the oldest child of eight to the late William and Ella (End) McNamara. She was raised in Berlin and graduated from Hudson High School. She married James E. Rand on [...]

Albert W. Whitcomb, 86

April 29th, 2013


Westborough – Albert W. Whitcomb, 86, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the St. Mary Healthcare Center in Worcester. He was the husband of Marian D. (Disbro) Whitcomb. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., he was the son of the late Charles and Genevieve (Mosher) Whitcomb. He was a graduate of North High [...]

Robert W. O”Connor Jr., 79

April 29th, 2013

Marlborough – Robert W. O”Connor Jr., 79, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 after a long period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Lucy (Scontsas) O”Connor who died in February of this year. They were married for 54 years. He was born in Cambridge, the son of the late Robert W. Sr. [...]

Assabet Valley Varsity baseball team wins Invitational

April 29th, 2013

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Marlborough – The Assabet Valley Regional Technical varsity baseball team won the Southbridge Invitational tournament during April vacation.? The team defeated Nantucket 3-2 and then, later in the week, a feisty North High team 5-2 in extra innings. The coaches are very proud of the group. “They certainly earned the hardware,” reported John Silk, varsity [...]

Complete list of obituaries from April 21 to April 27

April 29th, 2013

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Region – Here is a complete list and links to the individual obituaries posted on the Community Advocate website from April 21 to April 27. The Community Advocate will post obituaries online (and in print, as space allows) at no charge as a courtesy to our readers. Please send information (and a picture if desired) [...]

“Ukelele” fun at Fay

April 29th, 2013

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Southborough – “The Ukulele Man,” aka? Danno Sullivan (right) sings a Sesame Street favorite, “Rubby Ducky,” Nathan plays with a big rubber duck. Sullivan appeared at the school as part of a free series hosted by the school called “Saturdays at Fay.” Photo/Fallon Keenan        

Brown's TV re-opens under new management

April 29th, 2013

The new owners of Brown's TV and Appliance (left to right): John Crowley, Denis Pelevan and Eddy Pelevan. (Not pictured: Chris Pelevan). (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – For nearly 50 years, Brown's TV and Appliance was an iconic business in Northborough. When the owners, father Frank Jr. and sons Frank III and David, made the decision to close at the end of January, they, as well as the community at large, felt great sadness. But now the store has re-opened, under new owners who are another father-and-sons team.

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