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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Inklings – They took the gold

By Janice Lindsay, Guest Columnist They got the gold. Gold jewelry. My gold jewelry. Someone, or someones, slipped into our home while we were...

EDITORIAL: ‘Dam’ beavers cause flooding

There's a lot to admire about the beaver's industrious and tenacious work ethic. Unfortunately those same traits can be problematic when homeowners discover, thanks to a beaver dam, their property is now flooded. But state laws forbid trapping and killing the critters unless the local board of health deems it an emergency.

Marlborough says ‘goodbye’ to longtime veterans agent

Marlborough - After a 16-year tenure, which by most accounts was successful and productive, Marlborough Veterans" Services Manager Gary Brown will not be reappointed...

EDITORIAL: Westborough wants to change directions

Westborough - For years, trucks getting stuck under the bridge over East Main Street have frustrated Westborough officials, not to mention the many commuters...

ONLINE POLL: How do you beat the heat?

What is your strategy to beat the heat. Vote on our online poll here.

EDITORIAL: Who should decide what wreck to wreck?

Westborough - When the state's Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM) tore down two old buildings on Lyman Street in Northborough last year, officials...

EDITORIAL: Going, going, ‘gong’

  Westborough - June 23 was a sad day for local history fans as a bell cast by Paul Revere was removed from Westborough's First...

ADVOCATE VOICES: This week's print edition (July 8 edition)

Check out this week's print edition on newsstands now… There's nothing like the serendipity of discovery in the print product. Plus, it's...

Firefighting funds dry up in Marlborough

Marlborough - In municipalities, a fiscal year is not the same as a calendar year; rather it runs from June 30 to June 30....

EDITORIAL: ‘Summertime, and the livin’ is easy’

Region - Now that the busy spring season, with its elections and annual town meetings, is over, officials in many communities will be cutting...