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Council approves tax plan for LFB Corporation

August 25th, 2015

Marlborough-LFB Corporation (LFB), a leading pharmaceutical company, was granted a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement by the City Council at its Aug. 24 meeting, paving the way for the construction of a new 65,000-square-foot facility on Crowley Drive, which is currently vacant land.

Property development sites proposed by mayor

August 25th, 2015

Marlborough-Mayor Arthur Vigeant would like to expand the number of properties designated for economic development under the provisions of Chapter 43D, a little-known state law that provides grants and incentives for these properties. At the Aug. 24 City Council meeting he asked Councilors to approve the designation of four parcels of land to the list of applicable properties – 15, 17, and 25 East Main St. and 15 Sawin St. The proposal was referred to the Urban Affairs Committee for study.

Local school openings

August 25th, 2015

Back to School

Region – Local students will be heading back to school in the next few weeks. Here is a listing of opening days for schools in the area:

Ryan shares stories of dual life as reporter and novelist at chamber breakfast

August 25th, 2015

Mary Simone, Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott; Bette O’Reilly, Commerce Bank and chair, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Hank Phillipi Ryan; and Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine Chamber
Photo/Ron Bouley Photography

Westborough – By her own admission, Hank Phillippi Ryan leads a double life. During the day she is an award-winning investigative journalist for Boston television station, Channel 7, WHDH. At night, she pursues another passion for which she has also won acclaim – as a fiction writer specializing in fast-paced mysteries.

Rhythm Dance Company wraps up successful dance season

August 25th, 2015

The fun and entertaining Energy Company get ready to take the stage for their lyrical number "Yellow".

Westborough – Rhythm Dance Company (RDC) recently finished a successful competition season by performing at the Turn It Up Dance Challenge’s 2015 Nationals held in Cape Cod, Mass. The company’s season was filled with many notable achievements including attending five regional competitions, numerous conventions, and one national competition and The Dance Awards in Las Vegas. The company performed 58 solos, 26 duos and trios, and 41 group dances.

Northborough Applefest Grand Marshals announced

August 24th, 2015

Northborough – This fall, Northborough’s Applefest will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. In honor of that special milestone, the Applefest committee has chosen the husband and wife team of Fred George and his wife, Virginia Simms George. That was a very easy decision to make, according to committee chair Michelle Gillespie, because both Georges are committed, passionate volunteers for the town and “truly embody the best of what Northborough is all about.”

Notice to Westborough property owners

August 24th, 2015

Westborough – The Board of Assessors has recently completed a reassessment of all property values within the Town in an effort to equalize assessments at 100% of fair market value as of January 1, 2015.  The project was completed in accordance with guidelines established by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, utilizing the analysis of sales [...]

Wellness Committee offers healthy choices for city residents

August 22nd, 2015

The gurus of wellness in Marlborough (l to r) Darren McLaughlin, Julie Dalbec and Martin Lewins visit City Hall for an informal meeting recently to discuss one of the many projects they share to help city residents.

Marlborough – For the past several years, the focus on wellness in Marlborough has grown and broadened for residents of all ages, due largely to the dedicated effort of Martin Levins, Julie Dalbec and Darren McLaughlin who have a common interest – to be healthy and enjoy life.

Historical notable contributors to the development of Marlborough

August 22nd, 2015

John Frye

Marlborough – This is the second in the series of articles on the notable citizens of Marlborough that contributed to the foundation and growth of the community. Each one of the following people made such remarkable contributions, that their work continues as reflection of the city today.

Two Westborough residents among ‘Best Lawyers in America’

August 21st, 2015

Jonathan R. Sigel

Westborough – Westborough residents Jonathan R. Sigel and Richard C. Van Nostrand have been recognized as two of the “Best Lawyers in America” for 2016 by Best Lawyers, one of the oldest publications in the legal profession highlighting the most outstanding attorneys.

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