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Little comment, big change

September 13th, 2015

Janice Lindsay

It’s thought-provoking, how a small event, even a small remark, can change your life trajectory. You’re moving along confidently in one direction, then some slight comment creates a curve, and off you go in a better direction, never looking back. I consider this subject now because I’ve just celebrated a Big 0 anniversary of my […]

Happy birthday Northborough!

September 13th, 2015

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Northborough – As Northborough prepares to celebrate its 250th anniversary in 2016, organizers are busy planning a full slate of events to commemorate this important milestone. The first official event will actually be a golf tournament fundraiser that will be held at Juniper Hill Golf Course Sept. 11. Events will be held throughout 2016 including […]

Letter to the editor: Support for Hooters Restaurant in Shrewsbury

September 3rd, 2015

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To the Editor: As a lifelong resident of Shrewsbury I have witnessed many changes, many of which I have not agreed with but I realize change is going to happen, I live in the “Lakeway District” less than a quarter mile from Route 9. I also have run a successful small business for 34 years […]

Enjoying the dog days…

September 3rd, 2015

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Region – It was just a few months ago when, after near record breaking snow totals, we were wondering if winter would ever really end. But recently, with multiple days reaching 90 degrees – and high humidity levels as well – it appears we are truly in the “dog days of summer.” But yes, all […]

Takin’ care of business

September 3rd, 2015

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Southborough – Over the past few years, Southborough has taken a number of steps to help support and expand its business community. One key step was to establish an Economic Development Committee (EDC), to help the town compete with area communities as well as other regions throughout the country. Recently, the town hired its first […]

Fired up for retirement

September 3rd, 2015

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Westborough – After a 43-year career with the Westborough Fire Department, Fire Chief Walter “Nick” Perron will be hanging up his gear for good July 31. Perron spent the last 20 years as the department’s chief. In the interim, Police Chief Alan Gordon will be acting fire chief. Although uncommon, it is not without precedent; […]

Thank you to Sheriff Evangelidis

September 1st, 2015

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Shrewsbury – After attending the annual senior citizens picnic hosted by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis on Aug.15, Shrewsbury resident Ruth Cohen wrote this poem as a way to say “thank you.” The Sheriff’s Annual Citizen Picnic By Ruth Cohen Thank you Sheriff Evangelidis. Once again you found a way To provide for us seniors […]

Letter to the editor: Thank you from Northborough Recreation Department

August 19th, 2015

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On behalf of Northborough Recreation and its T-Ball program for 4-6 year-olds, I would like to thank our volunteer T-Ball Coaches for another successful season of T-Ball!

Letter to the editor: Locate Hooters outside Shrewsbury Lakeway District

August 19th, 2015

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I worked in my dad’s bar and restaurant for many years. Our establishment was in an area with similar businesses, outside the residential neighborhoods and downtown commercial areas.

When is a kind act not?

August 13th, 2015

Janice Lindsay

A wet, chill, gloomy Sunday. Usually my husband and I take a long Sunday walk, stopping at the co-op grocery’s cafe to drink coffee and nibble on a fresh-baked cookie. But it’s raining too hard for a walk. I go to the gym instead. I stop at the co-op to buy Dick a cookie as a cheer-up surprise.

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