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Thursday, September 20, 2018

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.

Low bridge…still ahead

Westborough – Town officials have tried everything they can think of, including flashing lights warning of height limits, and bi-lingual signs.  But still, despite...

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...

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....

Vote for Hashmi for Board of Selectmen

To the Editor: I have been an active community resident of Westborough for 30 years. This year I am endorsing Syed Hashmi for the Westborough...

Celebrate Diwali at the Worcester Art Museum

Region - The sights, sounds and tastes of India come to life during the Worcester Art Museum’s Fall Community Day, Saturday, Nov. 4. This day-long celebration of “Diwali – Festival of Light” commemorates the triumph of light over darkness. The event takes place at the museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the ‘GOAT’!

Region – After last year’s drama with “deflate-gate”, and what is arguably the most thrilling Super Bowl comeback of all time, no one would...

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.

It’s in the bag…or not

Shrewsbury – Ever since the town voted last year to ban the use of plastic bags in stores, the subject continues to be a...

Minister shares thoughts on latest mass shooting

To the Editor: My heart is sore. Sore from the senseless loss of life from yet another mass shooting. Sore for the pain of victims'...