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Author Berte to appear at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, March 1

February 27th, 2015

Westborough – Janice E. Berte, author of “Why am I so fat, Mommy?,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, March 1, from 1-3 p.m. If your child is struggling with weight issues or being bullied in school, then this story will help to educate your entire family. The story is about one young boy who [...]


February 26th, 2015

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Marlborough—“We make your car more fun to drive” is the way Rick Pare, owner of Mega-Watt describes the business he has operated since 1993.

Mega-Watt can add audio and video systems, remote starters, security systems, navigation, drive cams – just about any electronic option available to just about any automobile.

Shrewsbury library patron celebrates her 9th birthday

February 26th, 2015

Shamika Kanitkar, 9, and her mother Seema display books purchased with a donation to the Shrewsbury Public Library.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Shrewsbury – Shamika Kanitkar, a third-grader at Floral Street Elementary School, got what she wanted for her 9th birthday: books donated to the Shrewsbury Public Library. The celebration started on her birthday, Jan. 20, and continued through school winter break when all of the 34 books were delivered.

Council concerned with traffic at proposed new Dunkin Donuts

February 26th, 2015

Marlborough- A proposal to build a new Dunkin’ Donuts at the site for the former Registry of Motor Vehicles was met with concern by members of the City Council during a public hearing held during the council’s Feb. 23 meeting. NGP Management Corporation of North Reading is applying for a special permit to relocate the current Dunkin Donuts at 312 Maple St. (Route 85) and build a new shop at 525 Maple St.

Evening of Giving raises $32,500 for Marlborough shelter

February 26th, 2015

(l to r) Matthew Simoneau, Evening of Giving committee member; Susan Gentili, director of continuum of care and services, SMOC; Bob Kays, Evening of Giving committee chair; and Ivette Mesmar, Evening of Giving food committee chair  

Marlborough – Friends of Roland’s House, a group that supports the Marlborough-Hudson emergency homeless shelter, recently announced that $32,500 was raised at the 25th Evening of Giving held Dec. 4 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel.

Roland’s House, located on Mechanics Street, is a temporary shelter serving up to 18 men and women. Its operations are supervised by the South Middlesex Opportunity Council’s (SMOC) continuum of housing and services through the Common Ground Resource Center.

‘Dog days’ of winter

February 25th, 2015

Clara and Dick of Berlin with "Sissy" and "Molly" enjoy a walk at Dean Park.

Shrewsbury – Folks and their four-legged friends took advantage of a (relatively) warm day to enjoy a walk in Dean Park Feb. 25. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

Selectmen back funding expanded senior center van service

February 25th, 2015

Westborough – The Board of Selectmen voted to support funding a fourth driver for the Council on Aging’s (COA) senior transportation service for the coming fiscal year and pledged to work with the group to develop a true long-range plan for expanding the service to meet growing demand.

Selectmen finalize Annual Town Meeting warrant

February 25th, 2015

Westborough–As they finalized for the warrant Saturday, March 14 Annual Town Meeting, the Board of Selectmen voted against supporting the only citizens petition slated to be taken up by voters.

Selectmen thank town workers for efforts regarding snow removal

February 25th, 2015

Shrewsbury – Town Moderator Daniel Morgado began the regularly scheduled if abbreviated meeting of the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen Feb. 24 by publicly thanking both town employees and regular citizens for their efforts in clearing the recent record snowfall.

Algonquin girls fall to Westford in playoff heartbreaker

February 25th, 2015

Algonquin senior Baylee Burns (#2) dribbles the ball around Westford’s Elizabeth Arnold (#23).

Westford – The Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) Tomahawks girls basketball season ended Feb. 24 with a 40-39 loss to the Westford Academy Grey Ghosts in the first round of the MIAA Girls Basketball Central Division 1 playoffs. The game was played at Westford Academy.

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