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Southborough: Participants wanted for trail work along Sudbury Reservoir Trail

November 21st, 2014

Southborough – Join the Southborough Trails Committee (STC) Saturday, Dec. 6, starting at 10 a.m., for some trail work along the Sudbury Reservoir Trail. STC will be working on clearing part of the trail between Deerfoot and Parkerville roads. Those who would like to help should meet on Parkerville Road next to the Fay fields. Needed [...]

Southborough: Christmas Bazaar at St. Mark’s Church

November 21st, 2014

Southborough – St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 27 Main St., will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Homemade soups and sandwiches will be available at the café from 11:30 a.m. The event also features a bake sale, a White Elephant table, jewelry, toy, and craft [...]

Donald R. Picard, 86, of Hudson

November 21st, 2014

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Hudson – Donald R. “Ray” Picard, 86, of Hudson, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at Wingate of Sudbury. He leaves his beloved wife of 62 years, Florence M. (Hazen) Picard of Hudson. Ray was born in West Warwick, R.I., son of the late Wilfred and Blanche (Plante) Picard. He was raised in Cambridge where he [...]

Artur A. Furtado, 30, of Marlborough

November 21st, 2014

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Marlborough – Artur A. Furtado, 30, of Marlborough, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at his home. He was born in Fortaleza, Brazil, the son of Pedro Henrique Furtado of Marlborough and Valeria (Menezes) Aguiar Furtado of Natick. He was a graduate of Universal Technical Institute in Norwood where he studied Deisel and Industrial Technology. He [...]

Classified ads, November 21 edition

November 20th, 2014

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Here are the classified ads for the November 21 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Shrewsbury officials hold joint financial workshop

November 20th, 2014

By K.B. Sherman, Community Reporter Shrewsbury – A joint workshop among the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen, the Finance Committee, and the School Committee was held before the selectmen’s meeting Nov. 12. For fiscal year (FY) 2014, the town finished with a positive cash balance. Schedule A collection was $14.794 million with motor vehicle excise showing [...]

Westborough Community Chorus to present ‘Icicles and Holly Berries’

November 20th, 2014

Westborough – The Westborough Community Chorus, Inc. will present its annual Holiday Show Friday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School, 20 Fisher St. The show, entitled “Icicles and Holly Berries,” features singing, dancing and skits, including an appearance by a “special personality” associated with the holidays.  Performances are [...]

A community with much to be thankful for

November 20th, 2014

The Walker Building on Main Street was the city’s first high school. (Photo/ Marlborough Historical Society)

Marlborough – As we enter the month of Thanksgiving, the community of Marlborough has much to be grateful for. It has a rich history that has given the city a strong foundation to meet the needs of its citizens and to outreach to the surrounding areas.

‘Tattoo’s Holiday Mission’ to benefit homeless dogs and cats

November 20th, 2014

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Marlborough – This holiday season Body Mind and Spine, a chiropractic office and wellness center, is once again hosting a supply drive, “Tattoo’s Holiday Mission,” to benefit homeless dogs and cats. The drive, named after the store’s mascot, will run until Dec. 21. Items collected will be donated to the Sterling Animal Shelter, Inc. Donations [...]

Algonquin students celebrate national Food Day

November 20th, 2014

Kenya, grade 12, Nathaniel Nahabedian, grade 12, and Kevin McKenna, grade 11, in the Serenity Garden at ARHS. (Photo/Nance Ebert)

Northborough – Now in its fourth year, Food Day is a nationwide movement that gets people to really think about food, where it comes from, and ways to eat healthier.

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