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Southborough commission continues work to preserve historic properties

September 12th, 2014

The historic Burnett/Garfield House on Main Street in Southborough.

Southborough- Kate Matison is an architectural historian and vice chair of the Southborough Historical Commission. She has master's degrees from Boston University in American art and architecture and historic preservation.

Westborough woman helping girls become leaders

September 12th, 2014

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Westborough – Stephanie Graham appears to have mastered the idea of multitasking with charm and ease. She is a wife, mother of three young children, Realtor and still finds time to volunteer for Girls, Inc., one day each week where she is a mentor to girls from the Abby Kelley Foster Charter School in Worcester.

Eric Green Sportsmanship Award recipient named

September 12th, 2014

Suzy Green presents the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award to Jeffrey Secrist. (Photo/submitted)

Southborough – In 2012, Southborough Little League established the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award in memory of Eric Green. The award recognizes a 12-year-old athlete who demonstrates outstanding attitude, sportsmanship and team spirit – qualities exhibited by Green during his baseball career and throughout his life.

High school junior gives back to community during summer internship

September 12th, 2014

William Goliger helps the Department of Public Works paint the stairs to the Senior Center.

Marlborough – While most high school students spent this past summer playing sports, attending summer camps or traveling, one Marlborough High School student, junior William Goliger, painted stairs, started sing-alongs, danced to Zumba, and helped host a Christmas party at the Marlborough Senior Center.

Officials hope new system will reduce stuck trucks

September 12th, 2014

Greg Giroux,of Central Mass. Signal, installs one of the solar-powered laser poles.

Westborough – Over the last few years, it has been a common, vexing problem for town officials – trucks attempting to pass under the low CSX railroad bridge on East Main Street (Route 30) end up getting stuck.

Although there are signs leading up to the bridge and the structure itself is clearly marked “DANGER – 12″ 6″ – LOW BRIDGE,” many truckers still try to go under the bridge.

Central One donates to Shrewsbury High School Athletic Department

September 12th, 2014

Surrounded by members of the school's athletic teams, (middle, l to r) Zachary Daniels, Central One Marketing Manager and David L"Ecuyer, president and CEO, Central One, present a check for $20,000 to Dr. Joseph Sawyer, superintendent, Shrewsbury Public Schools and Todd Bazydlo, SHS principal. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury – For the second year in a row, Central One Federal Credit Union has made a $20,000 donation to the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Athletic Department. Surrounded by members of SHS's athletic teams, David L”Ecuyer, the bank's president and CEO, presented the check Sept. 8 to Dr. Joseph Sawyer, the superintendent of the Shrewsbury Public Schools and Todd Bazydlo, SHS principal.

Specialist Brian K. Arsenault, 28, of Northborough

September 12th, 2014

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Northborough – Specialist Brian K. Arsenault, 28, Bronze Star recipient, was valiantly killed in action while serving with Company B, 1st Battalion 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Brian is survived by his loving parents, Daniel W. and Leslie (Sebastian) Arsenault, and his [...]

Council discusses downtown development plans

September 11th, 2014


Marlborough – A plan for the downtown area of the city to become the Marlborough Village District has been proposed by Assistant City Solicitor Cynthia Panagore Griffin. The plan, which would allow a variety of new enterprises, was presented to the City Council at its Sept. 8 meeting.

Council approves tax financing for IPG Photonics Corporation

September 11th, 2014


Marlborough – A proposal submitted by IPG Photonics Corporation to renovate two buildings on Cedar Hill Street into an advanced manufacturing and research and development center moved forward as the City Council approved its application for a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement at the council” s Sept. 8 meeting.

Remembering those lost on Sept. 11, 2001

September 11th, 2014

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Marlborough – The lawn of the Walker Building in Marlborough is covered in flags in honor of those who perished in attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Photos/David Bagdon

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