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Letter to the editor: Trans-Pacific Partnership – Trading in National Sovereignty: It Ain’t C.O.O.L.

April 11th, 2016

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Last year at a Nike factory in Oregon President Obama said, “No trade agreement is going to force us to change our laws.” This year, in response to a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling, Country of Origin Labeling (C.O.O.L.) on imported beef and pork was repealed. Whoops. The choice was between repealing existing U.S. law […]

Letter to the editor: Marshall is write-in candidate for library trustee

February 26th, 2016

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To the Editor: My name is Shelby Marshall. I’m running as a write-in candidate for the Westborough Library Board of Trustees. I’ve lived in Westborough for 18 years. The gift of becoming a mom, a career change and a very supportive spouse created an unforeseen opportunity to begin to discover this great town. Over the […]

Letter to the editor: Thank you to Turkey Trot organizers and participants

February 26th, 2016

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To the Editor, If you were anywhere near Zeh School on Howard Street or trying to navigate Church Street in Northborough at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning you were treated to a glimpse of the 8th Annual Northborough Turkey Trot which benefits the Northborough Food Pantry. With the idea that 300 or so registrants would […]

Letter to the editor: Abused animals need your help

January 27th, 2016

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To the Editor: There are too many horror stories of animal abuse featured in the media. The most heartbreaking are puppy mills and the hoarding of animals. We turn away from the pain because we like to believe that someone somewhere must be addressing the problem. Sadly that is not true. Neither puppy mills nor […]

Letter to the editor: Tractor trailers cause concern

January 27th, 2016

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To the Editor: I live in Carleton Gardens at 151 Milk St in Westborough. There is a big problem with speeding tractor trailer trucks on this street. I’ve reported it to the police and town manager but nothing has been done. There are lots of small children in our neighborhood and it would be horrible […]

Letter to the editor: Westborough residents urged to run for library trustee

January 27th, 2016

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To the editor, The deadline for submitting paperwork to be on the local election ballot has come and gone. While we have two incumbents running for office, there is still one vacancy to be filled for the Westborough Public Library Trustees. The board is comprised of nine trustees who each serve a three-year term. The […]

Letter to the editor: Northborough Rec director thanks Fidrych Foundation

January 27th, 2016

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To the Editor: Happy New Year everyone! I wanted to take a moment to thank Ann and Jessica Fidrych and the Fidrych Foundation for their generous donation to the Challenger Program for the 2016 year. We started Challenger Baseball a few years ago. Since then we have added basketball and soccer. The Challenger program is […]

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December 18th, 2015

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To the Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to extend my heartfelt thanks to everyone who participated in our Bundle Up the Blackstone Valley coat drive, especially those establishments that allowed us to place collection boxes with them. I am pleased to be able to say that the coat drive was a tremendous […]

Letter to the editor: Peaslee PTO says thanks

December 3rd, 2015

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To the Editor: On the evening of Nov. 6, Marguerite E. Peaslee School was filled with kids having dinner and snacks, playing games, jumping in the inflatables, having their faces painted, winning sweets from the Cake Walk and dancing to popular music in the dance party room. Parents were taking chances on the class raffle […]

Letter to the editor: Thanks to Shrewsbury Fall Festival supporters and volunteers

December 3rd, 2015

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To the Editor: The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival was a success as witnessed by so many smiling faces, both young and old.  The sunny weekend brought droves of people to events around town. The idiom, “many hands make light work,” applies to the hard work and countless hours by over 200 volunteers, from middle […]

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