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Anna Valeri, 98, of Worcester

October 31st, 2014

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Worcester – Anna (Ciccarelli) Valeri, passed away peacefully, just shy of her 99th birthday, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Beaumont at The Willows in Westborough. Her loving husband of 65 years, Ernest Valeri, predeceased her in May 2002. Anna is survived by her loving family, a daughter, Elizabeth A. Wilder of Shrewsbury; a son-in-law, Steven [...]

Magay & Barron Eye Center: Century-old company offers cutting-edge options

October 31st, 2014

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Worcester—Magay & Barron Eye Center has been in business since the horse-and- buggy days, but the eyeglasses it sells are 21st-century in frame designs and lens technology and can even be environmentally friendly.

Letter to the Editor: Support for Naughton

October 31st, 2014

Dear Voters, I have lived in Northborough for 29 years.  In that time I have, off and on, paid attention to local and state political activities. Over those years I have come to know State Representative Harold Naughton as a man of courage and integrity, and to know that he cares deeply about the things [...]

Letter to the Editor: Support for Dykema and Gregoire

October 31st, 2014

To The Editor: Westborough is fortunate to have two experienced, well-qualified state representatives running for re-election.  We urge you to join us in voting for Carolyn Dykema (precinct 2) and Danielle Gregoire (precincts 1 & 3) on November 4th. Carolyn Dykema is extremely hard-working and thoughtful, always interested in studying problems and listening to constituents [...]

Immaculate Conception School holds family Fun Run

October 31st, 2014

John, 4, and his mother Tanya Visconti of Marlborough pose in costume after finishing the Immaculate Conception School’s Fun Run.  
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Marlborough – The Immaculate Conception School held a family fun run/5k Oct. 25 to support the school.

Halloween costume fun

October 31st, 2014


By Joyce DeWallace, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Spooky ghosts, colorful princesses, a wandering gypsy and even a sparkling pheasant recently enjoyed going through a haunted house at the home of Rosemarie and John Boyd for their annual Halloween party.

Fall 2014 Business Guide

October 30th, 2014

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Harry’s hopes to attract future generations of customers

October 30th, 2014

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Westborough – Harry’s Restaurant and Dairy Bar has been serving up delicious homemade fare for nearly 70 years, first in Shrewsbury, then in Westborough after relocating to Route 9 in 1968.

Westborough: Newcomers Club holds Night of Holiday Shopping

October 30th, 2014

Westborough – The Westborough Newcomers Club has announced its annual Westborough Night of Holiday Shopping will take place Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6-10 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St. For more information on vendors – or a sneak peek at some of the items available for purchase – find “Westborough Night [...]

Worcester: Country Fair at St. Michael’s-on-the-Heights Church

October 30th, 2014

Worcester – St. Michael’s-on-the-Heights Episcopal Church, 340 Burncoat St., will be holding its annual Country Fair Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair includes a gift basket raffle and silent auction, bake table and country store, crafts and needlework, children’s table, jewelry table, plant table, and snack bar.   Convenient parking [...]

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