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Shrewsbury residents to vote for Lebeaux for Senate

October 31st, 2008

Dear Editor, On November 4th my husband and I will be voting John Lebeaux for State Senate. John is a straightshooter who understands the issues and inspires our trust. As a leader, he's proven himself as both an eff ective Selectman and Governorappointed state board member. As an individual, John is genuine, bright, thoughtful and […]

Good Scout Award winner has left his mark throughout town

October 31st, 2008

Westborough – By selecting Nelson Ball, the Knox Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America has chosen a great guy to present with the Good Scout Award.   They will do so Thursday Nov. 13 at Indian Meadows Country Club, beginning at 6 p.m. It would be easier to list local clubs and organizations […]

Patricia A. Steele, 67

October 31st, 2008

Uxbridge – Patricia A. (Rocheford) Steele, 67, formerly of Southborough, died Tuesday Oct. 21, 2008, at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham. She was the beloved wife of Richard Steele for the past 39 years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her loving daughter, Bonnie Ann Gardner and her husband, James; her loved […]

Richard J. Caradonna, 73

October 31st, 2008

North Sandwich, N.H. – Richard "Dick" "Grampy" J. Caradonna, 73, also of Dunedin, Fla., and formerly of Northborough, died Sunday Oct. 19, 2008, at Maine Medical Center in Portland following a short illness. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elizabeth "Betty" (Pettigrew) Caradonna; his daughters, Diana Roman and Linda Megaro; his son, […]

Attending a political rally for Senator Barack Obama

October 31st, 2008

When asked by a friend if I wanted to accompany her to Londonderry, NH, to hear Sen. Barack Obama speak the next day, I quickly cancelled everything on my schedule. The opportunity to see the man who is potentially the next president of the United States was exciting. What I learned, though, from the residents […]

State Senator supports Eldridge as replacement

October 31st, 2008

Dear Editor, It is with great confidence and enthusiasm that I write to urge readers to vote for Representative James Eldridge for State Senator in the Middlesex and Worcester District. Jamie has served three terms in the House of Representatives and has proven to be both thoughtful and hard working and a leader among his […]

Voter wants Dykema for State Rep

October 31st, 2008

Editor's note: The following letter was edited for length. To the editor: Today I did something I have never done in my 56 years on this planet. I wrote a check for a candidate for public office. The check was for Carolyn Dykema. It wasn't a large check but I have never been so compelled […]

Letters

October 31st, 2008

Letters must be signed with name and address and include a telephone number for verification. The editor reserves the right to reject letters on the basis of length, libelous content and suitability. Letters under 350 words will not be edited for length. Longer letters may be edited, depending on space constraints. Deadline is Monday noon […]

Youthful Panthers gaining experience, picking up victories

October 31st, 2008

Marlborough – Perspective is ever ything. To some high school football observers, Marlborough High's 2-4 start was just a team having a sub-par year. To Panthers coach Sean Mahoney, it doesn't begin to reveal how good he believes his team is. "We're young. We graduated 13 seniors off last year's team, which was 7-4," Mahoney […]

St. John's cross country team hoping to play the role of spoiler

October 31st, 2008

Shrewsbury – The St. John's High School cross country team may not be the powerhouse it was back in 2005- 2006, when it captured backto back Central Mass. Division 1 championships, but underestimating the Pioneers chances in this year's district meet would be a mistake. The harriers from Nashoba Regional are the defending champions of […]

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