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Friday, July 19, 2019

Votes on marijuana suppressed in Shrewsbury

To the Editor: On April 23 Shrewsbury Town Meeting members voted 55% to 45 % to ban recreational sales of marijuana.   The clear majority reflected...

Letter to the Editor – Thank you to Good Samaritans!

To the Editor: I just wanted to send out a big thank you to a very helpful and generous group of men who took it...

Bourque will serve as Applefest grand marshal

Northborough - Some Northborough residents like to refer to resident Gerard “Gerry” Bourque as the most patriotic man they have had the pleasure of knowing. And, if you ever have the opportunity to meet him and hear his many stories, you just may agree! In 1953, when Gerard Bourque chose to enlist in the US Army, he knew he was making a big decision. However, he probably did not realize his commitment of serving would still be occurring today at the age of 84.

Letter to the Editor – Why I oppose legalizing recreational marijuana

To the Editor: A 15- year old teen, who feels isolated for whatever reason (being bullied, dealing with stress at home, trying to cope with...

Third Overdose Awareness Vigil gathers crowd in downtown Marlborough

Marlborough - The third International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil at the Walker Building in Marlborough ended on Aug. 31 with hundreds of attendees raising memorial candles into the sky as the voice of Godsmack’s Sully Erna echoed down Main Street. This year’s was the biggest event yet for organizer and advocate Kathy Leonard of Marlborough. Several hundred attendees came from across Central Massachusetts to hear more than an hour of speeches and a musical performance by Erna. Leonard organized the event to remember those lost to the opioid epidemic and destigmatize addiction.

Marlborough archivist has a plan to keep track of city’s history

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Dick Cochrane is working hard to catalogue thousands of letters, maps, books, newspapers, and other items donated...

Letter to the Editor: Town garbage bags are a ‘fail”

To the Editor: After following a trail of smelly garbage that fell out of the holes in the cheaply made, ever shrinking, mandatory town garbage...

Thank you for aid and support after house fire

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.

Quinn Middle School class shares opinions via ‘Letters to the Editor’ Part 2

Hudson – Students in Kate Tobiasson’s class seventh grade English Language Arts class at the Quinn Middle School recently competed a unit on persuasive writing....

The ribbon of Christmas meaning

When we moved into our house twelve years ago this month, we noticed a knee-high balsam in the middle of the small cleared field...