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Grafton American Legion’s walk to help military families

August 27th, 2015

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Grafton – For the third year, the Grafton American Legion Delisle-Goulet Post 92 will host a 5.2-mile walk and barbecue to benefit a veterans’ cause – with some changes this time. In addition to a different benefiting charity, it will be held in memory of Charlie Hurley, who unexpectedly passed away May 24 at age 68. Hurley served as the junior vice commander of the Sons of the American Legion in Grafton and coordinated the post’s activities. He also co-chaired the first two walks with Jenn Plante, the post bar manager.

SnG Band to play free concert in Westborough

August 26th, 2015

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Westborough – The Westborough Recreation Department is inviting residents of all ages to a free concert featuring the SnG Band Saturday, Sept. 12, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.,  at the Bay State Commons Gazebo. According to the band, they play “fun, dance-able music from all eras, including the 70s, 80s and 90s. We specialize in three chord [...]

Worcester Chamber Music Society kicks off 10th anniversary season

August 26th, 2015


Region – The Worcester Chamber Music Society will present its 10th anniversary season opener Saturday, Sept. 19, at Tuckerman Hall, 10 Tuckerman St.., Worcester, at 8 p.m. The event will include a special opening night reception with dessert and cash bar. Featured performers will be Julian Milkis, clarinet, and Sonya Ovrutsky Fensome, piano. On Thursday, [...]

Art exhibit at the Briarwood Community

August 26th, 2015

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Region – The Gallery at Briarwood, 65 Briarwood Circle, will hold its fifth public art exhibit in a series of six for 2015. “Present Perfect Continuous: The Art of Irina Parfenova” will run Sunday, Sept. 13, through Thursday, Nov. 5, and is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. The opening reception, with [...]

Fitness Together helps people achieve healthier lifestyles

August 25th, 2015


Northborough—When someone decides to commit to a healthier lifestyle, Luisa Cloutier and her team at Fitness Together are there to help.

The Northborough training studio is offering personal and semi-private training through a variety of exercise programs that include weight training, nutritional counseling and cardio.

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.

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