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Drive sober or get pulled over

August 18th, 2017

Grafton – With the approval by the state’s voters last November to legalize recreational marijuana, many local police departments have shared concerns regarding a potential increase in impaired drivers. In Grafton, thanks to a grant from the Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the police department will soon be able to increase the number of patrols on the streets.

Making a run for it?

August 11th, 2017

Nation – Only six months into the Trump presidency and the political pundits are already speculating about who will – and will not – run for the Oval Office in 2020. The president himself appears to be campaigning already for a second term while both Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vice President Mike Pence have strongly denied their intentions to run. However, if we have learned anything at all about the game of politics, we should not believe everything we hear. Only time will tell who will be throwing their hat into the race.

Don’t let the door hit you…

August 7th, 2017

National – Regardless of your political leanings, there’s no denying that things are changing rapidly at the White House. With the recent addition of former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly being named as chief of staff and the sudden departure of Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, there is reason to be hopeful that things will calm […]

Westborough prepares to celebrate 300th anniversary with grand parade

August 6th, 2017

Westborough – “Everyone Loves a Parade” and Westborough is going to have a great one to celebrate the 300th anniversary of our town. The parade will officially begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.

Letter to the Editor – Anger over situation involving geese

August 1st, 2017

I am submitting this for awareness of a bad traffic situation on South Street in Shrewsbury.

My anger and outrage has subsided from the incident that caused it but the situation is still there namely excessive speed on this road.

Thank you for aid and support after house fire

July 27th, 2017

On behalf of the entire Robinson Family, we would like to send our sincerest gratitude to the Westborough Fire and Police Departments for their swift and valiant response to a house fire at 100 Milk Street on July 1st.  We would also like to thank the Northborough, Southborough, Hopkinton, Grafton and Upton Fire Departments for their mutual aid in the matter.

Now that’s service!

July 21st, 2017

Marlborough – Over the past few years, the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has sought to attract large corporations to the city, as well as continuing to provide tools and services to help smaller businesses grow. Now, the MEDC has launched an ambitious initiative aimed at attracting new restaurants and brewpubs to the city.

Thank you from RTN Federal Credit Union

July 16th, 2017

RTN Federal Credit Union extends its sincere thanks to the walkers, volunteers, donors and businesses who participated in our seventh annual Walk Home June 11 in Waltham, Dorchester and Danvers. The event was a huge success.

Ban on plastic bags poses difficulties for senior citizen

July 16th, 2017

As a senior citizen having a hard time living on Social Security, which has not increased in three years, and having a more difficult time paying Shrewsbury taxes which have increased $1,200 in the past three years, I want to thank you  – the voters – for getting rid of plastic grocery bags.

A link to the past

July 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – As Shrewsbury prepares to move forward with several significant new developments, it also aims to retain its connections to the past. To that end, the Board of Selectmen is currently seeking an individual who would be interested in serving as the Town Historian for a three-year term volunteer position.

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