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Ukulele nervous

November 19th, 2015

Janice Lindsay

The world would not come to an end – even my tiny corner would not be endangered – if I could not learn how to play the ukulele.

Letter to Editor: Large commercial water users subsidized by Shrewsbury residents

November 6th, 2015

To the Editor:

The September 18th edition of the Community Advocate had an article on rising water rates in Shrewsbury.


October 25th, 2015

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Grafton – Grafton officials and residents were disappointed to learn that their request to have a judicial review of a federal Surface Transportation Board ruling (STB) was denied. The request had been made after the STB’s declaratory order that the Grafton & Upton Railroad liquid propane transfer terminal in North Grafton was pre-empted by state […]

Letter to the editor: The importance of music

October 6th, 2015


To the Editor: Music is a large part of everyone’s life. What would life be without music? That is a scary thing to imagine. Imagine driving to work or school in silence. Imagine trying to dance at a party with no music in the background. Imagine going to a fair or festival, with only the […]

Letter to the editor: Northborough Helping Hands thanks community for Backpack Drive support

September 25th, 2015

To the Editor: Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc. (NHHA) recently donated 156 backpacks to students in need attending Northborough Public Schools. Students received a new backpack as well as school supplies needed to start their new school year. The drive’s success is attributed to the outstanding community support the effort receives each year. The following […]

Time is ticking for White Cliffs

September 25th, 2015

Northborough – After the LaCava family, which owns White Cliffs, decided to sell the iconic building last winter, residents and other fans of the historic property have been up in arms about will happen to it next.

Shrewsbury has the spirit!

September 16th, 2015


Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury pride will be in full force Sept. 25-27 as the town celebrates the 18th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival.

Aye witnesses

September 13th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Town Meeting is a uniquely New England form of town government. But over the past years, many local communities have found that the number of those attending meetings has declined. Recently Shrewsbury Town Moderator Christopher Mehne sent a survey to Town Meeting members as a way to solicit their input on what changes […]

Westborough is tops!

September 13th, 2015

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Westborough – With its rural feel, excellent schools, expanding business sector, and proximity to major highways as well as a commuter rail station, Westborough has a lot to offer to those who live in the town. Now the town has also garnered attention from a major financial publication, Money Magazine, which named Westborough number 14 […]

TD or not TD

September 13th, 2015

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Westborough – The start of a new sports season is always exciting but Westborough High School (WHS) football fans have high hopes as a new head coach, David Tinglof, will be heading the squad this year. Tinglof brings to WHS over 20 years of experience as a coach, including the last 10 years as head […]

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