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Local couple to vote for Chris Mehne

April 24th, 2009

To the Editor: We are very pleased to lend support to our friend Chris Mehne, who is running for Shrews- bury Town Moderator. Chris will be fair and balanced in all his decisions and will bring his experience as an attorney and community leader to lead our town in a positive direction. Chris has proven […]

Transportation without taxation?

April 24th, 2009

Westborough – The Westborough Police Department has decided to crack down on residents who have moved to town, but have kept their vehicles registered out-of-state. Recent patrols through parking lots of high-density housing areas have turned up hundreds of non-Massachusetts plates on consecutive nights. Police Chief Alan Gordon would like the town to benefit from […]

Town Meeting member backs Chris Mehne

April 24th, 2009

To Shrewsbury voters: While a Town Meeting Representative and School Committee Chair, I've witnessed Chris Mehne display repeatedly, a keen ability to hear and discern what is being said and implied and then respond appropriately with accuracy. During heated dialogue, his vast knowledge of the subject matter coupled with his legal expertise, makes him the […]

Working on fundamentals

April 24th, 2009

Shrewsbury – St. John's High School catcher Matt D'Auteuil (left) prepares to tag out teammate Matt Higgins during a Pioneers' baseball practice April 18 at the team's home field in Shrewsbury. St. John's entered play this week with a 3-3 record, having defeated St. Joseph's of Pittsfield, St. Peter- Marian of Worcester and St. Bernard's […]

Resident supports MacIsaac for Board of Selectmen

April 24th, 2009

To the Editor: Andy MacIsaac is a new kind of candidate for the board of selectman position that will be voted on this May 5th in Shrewsbury. Andy has been educated locally at Assumption College and received his Master's at Harvard University. He is currently a senior marketing manager at IBM and is a member […]

Feeling over stimulated and loving it

April 24th, 2009

Well, the Obama stimulus package has finally hit central Massachusetts in a big way … and we are certainly loving the feeling out here. Finally, at last, the mini-vacation the real estate market has been enduring over the last few months is over, and it's back to work – and not a moment too soon. […]

One view of the impact of revising zoning bylaw

April 24th, 2009

To the Editor: Northborough's annual Town Meeting starts on Monday April 27th. A revised zoning bylaw is up for vote that could have a major impact on the town's character if passed as written. Voters should study the issues carefully and then come to Town Meeting and take part in this important decision. Explanatory information […]

Local sports roundup

April 24th, 2009

Region – Six Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) students lead the list of basketball all-stars named by the Colonial Athletic League (CAL) recently. Named to the girls basketball allstar team were Aztecs Samantha Kerrigan and sisters Vanessa and Chelsea Joubert. This trio helped AVRTHS to a 19-2 overall record, which included a 47-37 […]

Calendar

April 24th, 2009

‘User fees’ needed to maintain quality of life

April 24th, 2009

To the editor: John Adams would be appalled. As a former Worcester teacher, second President, and an original opponent of the Stanp Act, he and the other Massachusetts agitators against the crown were organizing against … taxation without representation. The recent "tea parties" conveniently ignore that latter part of the equation. We have representation. In […]

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