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School Committee candidate has years of education experience in Westborough

March 3rd, 2017

To the editor:   My name is Lisa Edinberg. I am a candidate for one of the two open seats for the Westborough School Committee. During these challenging times, it is imperative to make informed decisions regarding your vote in the Westborough Town Election March 7 at the High School. In looking forward to the […]

Candidate for Westborough Library Trustee appeals to voters

March 3rd, 2017

To the editor:   My passion for literature drew me to run for the post of Library Trustee in 2008, but the library is so much more than a collection of books. Over the last nine years, we have seen the collection grow and the number of patrons visiting our library increase. People come to […]

Letter to the Editor: Winter in New England

February 23rd, 2017

A poem by Ruth Cohen, a reader from Shrewsbury   Winter in New England, Oh what fools we be! Why don’t we move to beautiful Hawaii?   Every year it’s the same thing. We look forward to delightful spring   And then comes summer with its hot days. We go to the beach and soak […]

Letter to the Editor: Successful Westborough Scanning Day preserves local history

February 22nd, 2017

On Feb. 4, the Westborough Public Library held its first-ever Scanning Day, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Friends of the Westborough Public Library.

Letter to the Editor – Northborough Recreation thanks Fidrych Foundation

January 18th, 2017

To the Editor: We would like to thank Ann Fidrych, Jessica Fidrych and the Fidrych Foundation for their very generous donation to Northborough Recreation in support of sports programming for kids with disabilities. The Fidrych Foundation has been the largest supporter and contributor to our Challenger sports programs for kids ages 5 – 22 with […]

Letter to the Editor – Thank you to Good Samaritans!

January 18th, 2017

To the Editor: I just wanted to send out a big thank you to a very helpful and generous group of men who took it upon themselves to lend a hand when my high school senior was in some trouble this week. On Thursday, Jan. 12, my daughter was on her way to school and […]

Letter to the Editor: Information session to be held regarding gas pipeline

January 5th, 2017

The information session (Dec 14th) concerning the proposed high-pressure gas pipeline to run through Grafton, Shrewsbury, and six other towns included announcement of a subsequent session to take place Wednesday January 11th at 7:00pm.

A stamp of approval for pets

December 18th, 2016

We Americans love our pets. I know this because the U. S. Postal Service recently released Pets postage stamps.  The post office surely wouldn’t waste resources issuing stamps that nobody cares about. This strip of Forever Stamps shows 20 apparently popular pets. Besides a puppy and an adult dog — and a kitten and a […]

Letter to the Editor – Police Chief against Question 4

November 3rd, 2016

To the Editor: With November 8th quickly approaching, I feel compelled to express my opinion to our residents regarding ballot Question 4. If people want to smoke marijuana in their homes, they can do that now. Marijuana was decriminalized in 2008 so the police may no longer arrest for possession, search cars for it, etc. […]

Are we going to pot…or not?

November 3rd, 2016

Region – As Massachusetts voters prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, they will be faced with four referendum questions. Perhaps the least understood is Question 4 which pertains to the legalization of recreational marijuana. Regardless of your opinion of the drug, it’s important to realize the potential ramifications of legalization. Although the […]

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