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Pancreatic Cancer Alliance won’t give up the fight

October 29th, 2014

Gathered after a recent performance of “Love Letters,” a benefit for the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance (PCA) presented at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester, are (l to r) Audrey Kurlan-Marcy, PCA chair; performers Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross; and Audrey’s husband Mike Marcy, whose father passed away from pancreatic cancer.

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Shrewsbury – Self-described as “a philanthropist without all the money,” Audrey Kurlan-Marcy of Shrewsbury has donated an invaluable amount of time and energy to various cancer causes.

In 1984, she was a founding board member of Hope Lodge, which offers free lodging to cancer patients travelling to Worcester for therapy. In 2010, she co-founded Pink Revolution, an alliance that supports breast cancer survivors throughout central Massachusetts. In 2003, she was a founding member of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance (PCA) and currently serves as its board chair.

Michael J. DiPierro, 99, formerly of Shrewsbury

October 29th, 2014

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Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Michael J. DiPierro, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of Shrewsbury and Dennis Port, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 after 99 years of life. Michael was born in Worcester, one of five children of Italian immigrants Pasquale and Filomena (DiTerlizzi) DiPierro. He grew up in Worcester and graduated from North [...]

Barry Jaffee, 70, of Westborough

October 29th, 2014

Westborough – Barry Lewis Jaffee, of Westborough, a well-known local CPA, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 with his devoted family at his side. He was 70 years of age. He leaves his spouse, Phyllis Galfand; his daughter, E.Ariel Jaffee; and his sister, Ellen Jaffee Zeller.   Funeral services are being planned for Friday, Oct. [...]

Marlborough police log, Oct. 31 edition

October 29th, 2014

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Marlborough Monday, Oct. 20 9:46 a.m. Bolton St. Drug offense. 11:54 a.m. Hildreth St. Suspicious activity. 12:47 p.m. Boston Post Road East. Suspicious activity. 1:49 p.m. Locke Dr. Disturbance. 4:09 p.m. Union St. Assault. 4:31 p.m. Benjamin Rd. Suspicious activity. 6:16 p.m. Arrested, David W. Reid, 52, of 509 Lincoln St., Marlborough, for A&B on [...]

Southborough police log, Oct. 31 edition

October 29th, 2014

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Southborough Friday, Oct. 17 1:04 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Marlboro Road. 1:49 a.m. Officers assisted a disabled motorist on Turnpike Road. 5:09 a.m. A medical was reported at a Wyndemere Drive residence. 8:00 a.m. Officers investigated a two car, motor vehicle accident on Marlboro Road. No injuries were reported at the scene [...]

Westborough police log, Oct. 31 edition

October 29th, 2014

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Westborough Monday, Oct. 20 12:55 a.m. Lyman St. Suspicious auto. 9:49 a.m. Turnpike Rd. Ambulance. 3:57 p.m. Denny St. Ambulance. 8:58 p.m. Piccadilly Way. Animal complaint. Tuesday, Oct. 21 3:23 a.m. Cross St. Ambulance. 4:44 a.m. Hopkinton Rd. Animal complaint. 5:14 a.m. Ruggles St. Well-being check. 6:47 a.m. Ruggles St. Ambulance. 8:37 a.m. Beach St. [...]

Northborough police log, Oct. 31 edition

October 29th, 2014

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Northborough Sunday, Oct. 12 2:03 a.m. Copley Dr. Ambulance. 9:42 a.m. Lincoln St. Vandalism. 5:52 p.m. Belmont St. Route 9. MVA – property damage. 7:20 p.m. Foxwood Ln. Disturbance. 7:59 p.m. Corey Way. Ambulance. 9:51 a.m. Little Pond Rd. Ambulance. Monday, Oct. 13 9:22 a.m. Rice Ave. Scams. 9:35 a.m. Crestwood Dr. Ambulance. 11:43 a.m. [...]

Hudson police log, Oct. 31 edition

October 29th, 2014

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Hudson Monday, Oct. 20 11:55 a.m. Bennett St. Medical. 12:00 p.m. Winter St. Annoying phone calls. 5:54 p.m. Shawmut Ave. Medical. 6:22 p.m. Arrested, Jason A. Dufault, 31, of 3 Elm St., Marlborough, for larceny over $250 by single scheme, conspiracy, and Taero Newton-Clark, 30, of 13 Wellington Dr., Hudson, for larceny over $250 by [...]

Shrewsbury police log, Oct. 31 edition

October 29th, 2014

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Shrewsbury Friday, Oct. 17 8:20 a.m. South St. Dispute. 11:41 a.m. Main St. Suspicious person/MV. 1:51 p.m. Sherwood Ave. Identity theft. 3:55 p.m. Latura St. Illegal dumping. 5:00 p.m. Hartford Tpke. MVA with property damage. 6:04 p.m. Arrested, Gilbert Oquendo, 59, of 34 Parker St., Worcester, for OUI liquor. 6:23 p.m. Harrington Ave. Suspicious person/MV. [...]

Westborough High School to present ‘The Laramie Project Cycle’

October 28th, 2014

Students rehearse for Westborough High School Center Stage Theater Company’s upcoming production of “The Laramie Project Cycle." (Photo/Alex Cornacchia)

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