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Letter to the editor: Westborough community shows generosity

January 28th, 2015


To the Editor: Westborough Youth and Family Services and the Rotary Club of Westborough would like to thank the many residents and local businesses of Westborough for their donations to the 2014 Free Holiday Store. Thanks to our generous supporters, we were able to provide gifts to 176 needy Westborough children. These gifts included toys, […]

Letter to the editor: Both an override AND bus fees?

January 28th, 2015


To the Editor: In 2008, the Shrewsbury school administration requested the selectmen place a permanent proposition 2-1/2 operational override on the ballot. The school administration stated it would need to institute a bus fee if the override was defeated. The override was defeated. True to its word, the school administration implemented the school bus “fee.” […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank you from Rep. Naughton

January 13th, 2015


Dear Editor, This week the Legislature began the 189th Session of the General Court by welcoming new members as well as our new Governor Baker. We enter the new session coming off of an exciting year that brought momentous success and achievements throughout our community. Together we successfully lowered the unemployment rate, increased local aid […]

Letter to the Editor: Carney Park, a dog haven

January 13th, 2015


To the Editor: My family and our dogs have discovered Carney Park off of W. Main Street in Northborough. I jog there with my dogs, interact with walkers and all the dogs play and romp with each other dogs. What a great place to get exercise, experience the weather and take advantage of the outdoors. […]

Letter to the Editor

January 13th, 2015


To the Editor: The following were winners at the Marlborough Hospital Auxiliary’s Holiday Bazaar Dec. 18: Jeannette Pauplis- lottery tickets; Ann Fultz – toy chest; Marie Ferris – afghan; Janet Ledaire – gingerbread house and wreath; Tina LeMay – chocolate basket; Cathy Ceslak – wooden shelf; Judy Cowdry – Vin Bin basket; Judy – stocking; […]

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

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 […]

Letter to the editor: Vote for Healey for Attorney General

September 6th, 2014

To the Editor: Maura Healey is running for Attorney General, having helped lead the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office for the past seven years.? She has directed civil rights cases including successfully fighting DOMA thereby standing up for same sex couples.? Maura won a case making it illegal for banks to sell unaffordable mortgages to prospective […]

Letter to the editor: Praise for Shrewsbury's Medlinskas

July 1st, 2014

To the Editor: I am writing in regards to the Mary 3 article about the young man, John Medlinskas. (“Loss is actually a win for Medlinskas”)and his bid for a seat on the Shrewsbury Housing Authority Board. ?He is correct – he did not really lose. He did something many people won's ever do. He […]

Letter to the editor: Thank you for Shrewsbury override support

June 20th, 2014

To the Editor: Community Supporters for Shrewsbury thanks the 7,102 voters who supported the $5.5M operational override on Tuesday, June 3rd.? We are grateful to our town leaders, the Board of Selectmen, the members of the School Committee and the Finance Committee, and our State Representative, for their public support of this initiative.? Their willingness […]

Support Shrewsbury override – Castaldi

May 20th, 2014

Dear members of the Shrewsbury community, Shrewsbury residents have a wonderful opportunity to make an investment in our children and our community by voting YES for the 2 ? override petition. The cost of this investment is $400 for the average property owner. It will add $5.5M to a town budget of over $100 million […]

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