“Author Archive”
Stories written by Community Advocate Staff

GFWC Executive Committee attends White House brief

January 31st, 2015

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs’ Executive Committee at the White House Jan. 21. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – The General Federation of Women’s Clubs’ (GFWC) Executive Committee, led by International President Babs J. Condon and President-elect Sheila Shea, a Marlborough resident, attended a White House briefing Jan. 21. Key administration staffers engaged with GFWC leaders for an informative dialogue that encompassed a variety of issues and initiatives, including domestic violence, early [...]

UMass nurse runs Boston Marathon to raise money for ALS

January 31st, 2015

Thin Aung is an avid runner who completed the Worcester Running Festival half-marathon. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Thin Aung, 30, is a registered nurse at UMass Medical Center, University Campus. It is what she refers to as her “dream job.” She works the overnight shift in the medical intensive care unit where she takes care of patients with both rare and common diseases. It is here that Aung has come to know her patients and their families on a personal level – sometimes sharing experiences that have made a lasting impression on her. One such experience with a patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) motivated Aung, an avid runner, to do more to help. On Monday, April 20, she will run the Boston Marathon for the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund.

Real estate ads, January 30 edition

January 31st, 2015

Real Estate

Here are the classified ads for the January 30 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Classified ads, January 30 edition

January 31st, 2015

community advocate

Here are the classified ads for the January 30 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Shrewsbury man killed in Westborough motor vehicle crash

January 30th, 2015

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this evening:

On 1/30/15, at approximately 5:57 PM, the Westborough Police Department responded to 27 Otis St. for a motor vehicle crash. The arriving units found a 2008 Buick Lucerne with heavy front end damage and a backhoe with damage to its right side.

Roofing contractor specializes in replacing roofs, fixing ice dams

January 30th, 2015

J& K roofing cr

J&K Roofing By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Business name:   J&K Roofing Address:  West Boylston Owner:  Jim Dayotas Contact information:  508-393-1868 www.jandkroofs.com What services does J&K Roofing provide? “I do reroofs of homes and new roofs. I also install rubber membrane and composite slate roofs. We do a lot of snow and ice dam removal in [...]

Public hearing to be held on permit for White Cliffs demolition

January 30th, 2015

White Cliffs
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Northborough – The Northborough Historical Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the demolition permit for White Cliffs, 187 Main St., Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7:15 p.m. at the Robert E. Melican Middle School Teaching Center, 1st Floor, 145 Lincoln St.

Shrewsbury Public Library to hold used furniture sale

January 30th, 2015

A pensive Ellen Dolan, Shrewsbury Public Library director, reflects in the front area of the original library wing.  The chairs in the background are part of the sale.

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Library is selling used furniture, tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The library is selling the used furniture that was previously used in the library which is currently undergoing a renovation.  The items are for sale from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All sales are final [...]

Southborough: Rec Department to hold Toddlers Valentine’s Day Party

January 30th, 2015

Southborough – The Southborough Recreation Department will be holding a Toddlers Valentine’s Day Party, “Share the Love,” Friday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Recreation Department, 21 Highland St. Children ages 5 and under, with their caregivers, are invited to run, jump, and tumble in the gym, along with taking part [...]

Framingham: Metrowest Symphony Family Concert to include Esther Pak

January 30th, 2015

Framingham – Westford Academy student Esther Pak will join Maestro Peter Cokkinias and the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra as the winner of this year’s MSO Young Artist Competition, as part of MSO’s annual Family Concert. The concert will take place Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m., in the Joseph P. Keefe Tech High School, 750 Winter [...]

Recently Commented

  • Jose A.Saavedra: It’s a great opportunity to get something for your family!
  • Jose A.Saavedra: We really deserve to become a home buyer!
  • Thomas Petit: Hi Janet, I am doing research on Richard Bernon Downey who was also a gunner with VT-14 in 1944 and...
  • Larry: It’s awesome how schools today are embracing innovation by investing and building studios that helps...
  • concerned northboroite: Where is the outrage? Not ONE selectman has come forward to support and investigate avenues...