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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Old Man Winter is on his way!

Region – With the 2013 Farmer's Almanac, and other sources, predicting much lower-than-normal temperatures for the Northeast in the coming winter months, humans and...

New fire station needs voter support

Westborough – Although residents at the recent Special Town Meeting approved a debt exclusion to go forward with funding the construction of a new...

I was just thinking…why would anyone want to run for selectman?

By Bonnie Adams A selectman in a local town (not one covered by the Community Advocate) once told me that "it was the most thankless...

Marlborough rolls out welcome mat

Marlborough - As the city laments the loss of 1,200 Fidelity Investment jobs, Marlborough officials are now choosing to actively focus on...

Northborough Senior Center holds annual Veterans Day luncheon

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Northborough – A roast beef luncheon was served to a full room of invited guests, veterans and spouses, during a...

Inklings: On and off the wall

The other day I had occasion to visit a doctor who was new to me. Doctor-visiting is not one of my top ten favorite pastimes. When the nurse left me alone in the tiny bright examining room, I looked around for something to help me feel a little more comfortable about being there.

Thanks from Northborough Recreation

To the editor: I would like to take a moment to thank everyone who attended our very first Hot Hot Dance and Auction on November...

Inklings: Sometimes you get sunflowers

I's always sad to see an old tree cut down. One raw late-winter day many years ago, arborists took down a grand, ancient pine tree in our yard. I don's remember all our reasons for this, but, once it was cut, we could see obvious signs of the internal rot that would have taken it anyway, probably tumbling huge limbs onto somebody's house. The decision to cut it down had been a good one.

Opposed to Shrewsbury library vote #1

Dear Sir: On October 18th, Shrewsbury voters will decide whether to raise their taxes to fund a $19 million expansion of the public library....

Southborough officials “survey” their spending options

Southborough – Municipal officials often say they are following the wishes of the people, but in reality, sometimes the officials and residents disagree about...