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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 [...]

Westborough: Fales 2015 Auction

January 30th, 2015

Westborough – Save the date of Saturday, March 7 as the Annual Fales Auction takes place from 7-10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow St.  The event includes a 50/50 raffle, live and silent auctions, appetizers, and dancing to the rockin’ tunes of No Alibi. A cash bar will be provided.   [...]

Westborough: Organ Rededication Concert at Unitarian Universalist Church

January 30th, 2015

Westborough –An Organ Rededication Concert will be held Sunday, March 1, at 4 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 64 West Main St. Music Director Leonardo Ciampa will play a varied program on the recently renovated historic 1895 George F. Ryder Pipe Organ, Opus 180.  Featured singer will be soprano Maria Ferrante.   The public [...]

Northborough: Winter teddy bear picnic at Northborough Library

January 30th, 2015

Northborough – Families are welcome to a winter teddy bear picnic Saturday, Feb. 28, from 10:30-11 a.m., at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St. Ms. Tracey and the Children’s Room teddy bears are hosting the indoor picnic for families with young children. Bring a blanket and a stuffed animal to have a snack, listen to [...]

Southborough: Science Around You program at Southborough Library

January 30th, 2015

Southborough – Science Around You (SAY) will be at Southborough Library for five Friday mornings, at 10:30 a.m., starting Feb 27.  Join in for free science fun for 30-45 minutes.  To register, stop by the Children’s Department at Southborough Library, 25 Main St., call 508-485-5031, or email kivers@southboroughma.com.    

Westborough: Literary Arts Open Mic to feature Harry Mishkin

January 30th, 2015

Westborough – Composer and spoken work artist Harry Mishkin will perform Thursday, Feb. 26, starting at 6:30 p.m., as the featured artist at the Literary Arts Open Mic at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St. the Westborough Shopping Center.   Performing spontaneous pantomimes and spoken vignettes from the age of 5, Mishkin proceeded into the realm [...]

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