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Letter to the Editor: A note of thanks from the family of Carol I. Parker

October 16th, 2014

Carol I. Parker (l) with her daughter, Doris Parker Bonnell
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To the Editor: Carol I. Parker, 95, of Westborough died on Aug. 28, 2014, at the Beaumont Nursing Home, in Westborough. She was the daughter of the late Charles Ernest McGee and Carrie W. (Frelick) McGee. She was the wife of the late Frank W. Parker, who predeceased her in 1986. Because there were so [...]

Westborough High artist displays mural in Boston

October 16th, 2014

Michelle Stevens displays her mural, which was one of five selected to be displayed at Boston Calling.

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Westborough – Michelle Stevens, a senior at Westborough High School (WHS), answered the call as one of only five artists selected to display a mural in the inaugural “Blank Canvas” of the fourth Boston Calling, a music festival held Sept. 5 to 7 at City Hall Plaza in Boston.

“If everyone at the festival walked by my art once, that’s 45,000 people seeing it, so that’s pretty cool,” she said. “Another highlight was getting to go there free because I really like music.”

Emery resigns amid pension snafu

October 15th, 2014

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Westborough–Leigh Emery has resigned her seat on the Board of Selectmen, a move that preserves her ability to collect a pension from her 30 years of working as a state employee–and leave the board operating with four members until March.

Selectmen at their meeting Oct. 14 voted against holding a special election to fill Emery’s seat, instead placing the two remaining years of her term on the ballot for the March 2015 town election.

Westborough man dies after pool emergency

October 14th, 2014

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Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this afternoon: On 10/14/14, at approximately 12:06 p.m., the Westborough Police received a call reporting a medical emergency at 1 Copperbeach Circle. The report was that a male was unconscious in the pool. Sgt. Jonathan Kalagher and Ptl. Jeffrey Keaveney arrived on scene and entered the [...]

Hudson Patriots fan perfects art of tailgating

October 14th, 2014

Shawn Gogan cooks his specialty dish at a recent Patriots tailgate.

Hudson – To say that Hudson resident Shawn Gogan is a mere fan of the New England Patriots is an understatement. His car is unmistakable with its Patriots helmet bumper sticker and NFL Patriots license plate. Gogan, wearing a Patriots hat, sweatshirt and shorts, explained that he has been to over 236 Patriots games and has not missed one that he has wanted to attend in 12 years.

Algonquin defeats Groton-Dunstable, 27-24

October 14th, 2014

Colin Robinson (#20) celebrates with Kyle Hill (#1) and Billy Polymeros (#3) after scoring a touchdown on a 52-yard pass play.

Northborough –The Algonquin Regional Tomahawks defeated the Groton-Dunstable Crusaders 27-24 in a game played Oct. 10 at Dick Walsh Field in front of a crowd of 6,972. After dropping their first two games of the season, the Tomahawks have now won three straight to bring their record to 3-2. Sophomore quarterback Ryan Barry threw three touchdown passes and senior Eric Hart kicked two field goals and three extra points in the victory.

Charter’s public access stations are changing

October 13th, 2014

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By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Region – Charter Communications has announced that it has made recent changes to its services that will affect its customers in many central Massachusetts towns. Starting on Oct. 14, public, government and educational access television stations in Northborough, Southborough and Westborough are moving to new channels. Public access television channel [...]

Julio’s Liquors wins national award

October 13th, 2014

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Westborough –Whiskey is no longer your grandpa’s drink—it’s the trendiest drink in the spirits industry—and Julio’s Liquors in Westborough is doing their fair share to make it even hotter. The store’s national influence is so strong that it recently won an award for “Whisky Retailer of the Year – Single Outlet” from Icons of Whisky [...]

Upcoming race for Hudson man needs runners, volunteers and sponsors

October 12th, 2014

Mandi and Michael Clark at Boston’s Race to Remember. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Earlier this year, Hudson resident Michael Clark developed aplastic anemia, a rare autoimmune disease in which the body stops producing the necessary amount of blood cells to properly function. Suddenly, Clark lost the ability to work, and currently spends days at the hospital.

Junior Woman’s Club observes 50th anniversary

October 12th, 2014

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Marlborough – Members of the Marlborough Junior Woman’s Club will celebrate 50 years of community service and fellowship Saturday, Oct.18, at a celebration at the Courtyard by Marriott. President Elizabeth Young and Junior Director of the General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC) of Massachusetts Diane McCurley will welcome members [...]

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