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Trivia Night to help important cause for Shrewsbury schools

October 22nd, 2014

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Shrewsbury – The dictionary definition of “trivia” is “unimportant facts.” That word carries more significance for an upcoming fundraiser. On Friday, Nov. 14, the Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will host its third annual Trivia Night at the Knights of Columbus Hall to raise funds for educational initiatives outside of the school budget and curriculum.

Teams of four adults will accept the challenge to answer 10 rounds of 10 questions on various topics. Once again serving as event chair is Mary Aicardi.

Temporary Shrewsbury library now open

October 22nd, 2014

Roxanne Starkin, Children’s Librarian, arranges books in the bright and sunny children’s section of the temporary library.

Shrewsbury – 214 Lake St. is the new address for the temporary home of the Shrewsbury Public Library.

Marlborough police log, Oct. 24 edition

October 22nd, 2014

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Marlborough Tuesday, Oct. 14 10:34 a.m. Bracken Dr. Suspicious activity. 10:38 a.m. Hildreth St. Disturbance. 11:30 a.m. Spring St. Vandalism. 1:10 p.m. South St. Disturbance. 3:05 p.m. Church St. Larceny. 4:24 p.m. Farm Rd. Disturbance. 4:53 p.m. Highgate Rd. Suspicious activity. 6:59 p.m. High St. Suspicious activity. 9:08 p.m. Arrested, Charles R. Doucette III, 43, [...]

Hudson police log, Oct. 24 edition

October 22nd, 2014

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Hudson Tuesday, Oct. 14 12:29 a.m. Park St. Traffic-MV complaint. 5:40 a.m. Washington St. Suspicious activity. 8:30 a.m. Lake Boon Dr. Noise complaint. 9:22 a.m. 290 Connector. MVA with property damage. 10:20 a.m. Cottage St. Medical. 1:49 p.m. Lake St. Medical. 2:25 p.m. Rolling Ln. Annoying phone calls. 4:54 p.m. Washington St. MVA with property [...]

Westborough police log, Oct. 24 edition

October 22nd, 2014

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Westborough Monday, Oct. 13 3:27 a.m. Lyman St. Suspicious person. 8:29 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Larceny. 8:30 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Larceny. 10:35 a.m. Milk St. Accident – property damage. 12:10 p.m. Computer Dr. Parking violation/complaint. 1:05 p.m. Ruggles St. Ambulance. 5:46 p.m. W Main St. Domestic. 5:48 p.m. Maynard St. Suspicious person. 10:27 p.m. W Main [...]

Southborough police log, Oct. 24 edition

October 22nd, 2014

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Southborough Friday, Oct. 10 12:09 a.m. An officer on patrol checked on a suspicious motor vehicle that was parked next to a Turnpike Road business. The officer reported back that the vehicle and driver both checked out ok. 1:15 a.m. Arrested, Ryan Molloy of Old Connecticut Path, Framingham. Mr. Molloy was charged with OUI alcohol [...]

Shrewsbury police log, Oct. 24 edition

October 22nd, 2014

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Shrewsbury Tuesday, Sept. 30 9:15 p.m. Arrested, Michelle E. Vitale, 21, of 889 Boston Tpke., Apt. 116, Shrewsbury, on warrant. Thursday, Oct. 2 3:00 a.m. Arrested, Paul D. Woodman, 24, of 2 Sterrett Dr., Southwick, for red light violation, OUI liquor. 11:04 a.m. Arrested, Michael V. Crete, 38, of 2 Diane St., Apt. 2, Millbury, [...]

Town Meeting voters support most spending articles

October 21st, 2014

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By Keith Regan, Contributing Writer Westborough–Voters at the special Fall town meeting spent generously on several initiatives to restore the town’s history and upgrade infrastructure, but rebuffed the School Department’s bid to drill a well to irrigate playing fields at the Mill Pond School. The gathering of fewer than 200 voters may have been put [...]

Westborough businessman to receive Good Scout Award

October 21st, 2014

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Westborough – Peter Gardner, president of Curry Printing in Westborough, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Boy Scouts Knox Trail Council’s Good Scout Award.

Gardner has served as the president of Curry Printing, which he founded with his two brothers, for 31 years. The company is very involved with nonprofit organizations and serves many nonprofits as customers as well.

City receives good financial news

October 21st, 2014

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Marlborough – Mayor Arthur Vigeant has congratulated the city’s finance team for work that led to state certification of more than $6.1 million in available funds, generally referred to as “free cash.”

Vigeant informed the city council of the announcement made by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) at the council’s Oct. 20 meeting. In the communication he stated: “This achievement is an unequivocal sign of a well-managed community in exceptional financial shape.”

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