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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.

High Telehealth use at SALMON VNA & Hospice

August 21st, 2015

Westborough-Honeywell Life Care Solutions announced that SALMON VNA & Hospice achieved a 98 percent utilization rate by their patients of its Telehealth equipment during the second quarter of 2015, which places SALMON among the highest 5 percent of Honeywell’s Telehealth customers in the Northeast.

National whisky publication shines spotlight on Julio’s Liquors

August 21st, 2015

Ryan Maloney, the owner of Julio’s Liquors 
Photo/Erb Photography

Westborough – Whisky Advocate, America’s leading whisky magazine, recently announced that two of Julio’s Liquors hand-selected whiskies had been chosen to be among the magazine’s top ten highest-rated whiskies. The announcement offered a sneak preview into the issue’s fall 2015 Buying Guide reviews, where the whiskies will be featured.

RTN Federal Credit Union awards $10,000 in scholarships

August 21st, 2015

RTN Federal Credit Union Director Edward C. Brown, Jr., (right), presents the RTN scholarships to recipients Megan LaPlante, first place, and Daniel Thornton, second place. Missing is Margaret Coppinger, third-place winner.

Region – RTN Federal Credit Union has announced the 2015 recipients of its James A. Burley Jr. Scholarship Award. The monetary prizes totaling $10,000 are conferred annually to three college-bound students whose parents are Credit Union Members.

The Grafton Historical Society Museum: Presenting the Past

August 19th, 2015

Shoes and a leather splitter, relics from the shoe factories that used to populate Grafton’s town center. (Photo/Alex Cornacchia)

Grafton – There’s an odd, large object occupying one corner of the Grafton Historical Society Museum’s annex. It’s approximately half wood and half metal, and on first inspection it seems like it could be just as easily at home on a farm as the set of a horror movie. So when the Museum Director Linda Casey mentioned the movie “Frozen,” it came as a bit of a surprise.

Letter to the editor: Thank you from Northborough Recreation Department

August 19th, 2015


On behalf of Northborough Recreation and its T-Ball program for 4-6 year-olds, I would like to thank our volunteer T-Ball Coaches for another successful season of T-Ball!

Letter to the editor: Locate Hooters outside Shrewsbury Lakeway District

August 19th, 2015


I worked in my dad’s bar and restaurant for many years. Our establishment was in an area with similar businesses, outside the residential neighborhoods and downtown commercial areas.

Grafton selectmen choose fire protection consulting company

August 19th, 2015

Shrewsbury – Representatives of Jensen Hughes Engineering (headquartered in Baltimore, Md., with local offices in Framingham and Marlborough) attended the Grafton Board of Selectmen’s meeting Aug. 18. The board had chosen the company to assist with potential issues related to the new liquid propane gas (LPG) transfer station at the North Grafton switching yard of the Grafton and Upton Rail Road (GURR).

Rotarians host third Spirit of Hudson Food & Brewfest

August 18th, 2015

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Hudson – A relatively new fundraiser continued growing in its third year. Over 1,800 area residents supported the Hudson Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley when the organizations partnered Aug. 15 for the third annual Spirit of Hudson Food & Brewfest.

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