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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.

Thank you from Rotary Club of Northborough

July 6th, 2017

The Rotary Club of Northborough says “THANK YOU” to all of the businesses and individuals who once again generously donated to the success of our 46th Annual Pancake Breakfast that makes possible, college scholarships to local high school graduates:

Mourning doves provide a positive distraction in a hectic world

July 6th, 2017

Northborough- With all the craziness in this world today, we’ve been honored for the past month with a very special positive distraction from nature. On May 8, we had two mourning doves that decided to build a nest on our porch inside a flower box that we had not been using.

Avoid a ‘grizzly’ encounter

July 6th, 2017

Region – Living in this area, it is not uncommon to see wildlife such as deer, foxes or coyotes. What is unusual is to see a black bear. But recently there have been various sightings of them in local communities including Marlborough, Northborough, Southborough and Upton.

The grass sometimes is greener

July 6th, 2017

Region – What a difference a year makes. Last June and July were exceedingly dry, with rains yielding barely one inch per month. This June however, the total is closer to 5 inches which has caused a loosening of most area water restrictions and restoring water levels to area lakes and reservoirs.

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