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Letter to the editor: Thank you to Northborough Scouting for Food supporters

November 14th, 2013

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To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who volunteered at to assist with this year’s Northborough’s Scouting for Food event. Over 300 people graciously donated their time to volunteer assisting with this year’s Scouting for Food townwide event. The success of filling the shelves at the food pantry was made possible because of all of [...]

Letter to the editor: Thank you to Marlborough Rotary Club

November 14th, 2013

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To the Editor: Thank you goes out to the Marlborough Rotary Club for the recycling day held Oct. 26. It was held for all neighboring communities and it was a beautiful day organized by wonderful people. Marlborough should be grateful for the Rotary Club and all that it does for the city. I tip my [...]

Letter to the editor: Thank you from Northborough Food Pantry

November 14th, 2013

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To the Editor: The Northborough Food Pantry would like to thank all those who helped make the Scouting for Food drive a success this year.  Every year the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Venture Scouts work together with their adult leaders to organize this drive for the pantry.  This year, they dropped off door hangers [...]

Letter to the editor: The Career Politician

November 9th, 2013

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To the Editor: Could there ever be a better time to take up the banner of term limits in Washington, D.C.? Our system of government was designed to correct itself in the event of any type of radicalized house, senate or executive branch. The genius of our constitution is far right or far left ideas [...]

Shrewsbury Republican Town Committee endorses Shrewsbury library rebuild

October 31st, 2013

To the Editor: The Shrewsbury Republican Town Committee (SRTC) met last night and has joined State Representative Matt Beaton in endorsing the new Shrewsbury Library rebuild project which will be voted on by the town next Tuesday, November 5, 2013. SRTC Chair and State Committeeman Mindy McKenzie-Hebert says, “Shrewsbury has an opportunity to leverage its’ [...]

Legal and moral obligation to save Ward Park

October 31st, 2013

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To the Editor: Honor Our Heritage. Protect Open Space. Renovate Existing Buildings. We have a legal and moral obligation to save Ward Park in Marlborough.  It honors our forefathers and has served as a public park since 1925.  We have a duty to protect Ward Park so that future generations can enjoy the same health [...]

K of C offers thanks for successful Tootsie Roll Charity Drive

October 31st, 2013

To the Editor: The Knights of Columbus Council 119 in Southborough carried out the annual Tootsie Roll Charity Drive for handicapped children at five locations: Dunkin’ Donuts, the Village Spa, St. Anne’s and St. Matthew’s parishes, and at Heritage Day (Oct. 14). The response was outstanding. The combined donations amounted to $1,640. The Knights thank [...]

Library trustees ask for support for project

October 31st, 2013

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To the Editor: Shrewsbury’s Public Library has reached a critical point. As the intellectual heart of our community, the library has been a vibrant resource for the people of Shrewsbury.  Aging infrastructure and continued water infiltration issues have resulted in a serious situation that must now be addressed. The current facility is inadequate in size [...]

Parents concerned over class size – vote YES for the library project

October 31st, 2013

To the Editor: As parents we are struggling with rising class sizes and shrinking budgets to support our schools.  We volunteer, raise funds, provide extra homework help, and try to make the best of a challenging situation, all while hoping for something to change.  November 5th presents an opportunity to get closer to that change. [...]

Library proponent misleads Town Meeting on debt ceiling

October 31st, 2013

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To the Editor: Vote NO on Tuesday November 5. Live Within Our Means. The proposed library was considered at the October 21 town meeting. A speaker favoring the project claimed Shrewsbury can afford the too big, too costly $23,000,000 proposed library because the town is at only 50 percent of its debt ceiling – the [...]

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