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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Taking a bite out of Summer

Region – Last summer, an untold number of events were cancelled due to unwelcome guests – mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus (WNV). With...

Hoping to make ‘The Big Show’

Northborough -Just about every young baseball player dreams of making the big leagues and as a youngster, Kevin Brown was no exception. After an...

A masterful plan

Hudson – The town of Hudson recently received the Outstanding Planning Award for its new Master Plan. The award, presented by the Massachusetts chapter of the American Planning Association, recognizes a plan, program or process of unusually high merit from a municipality with a population under 50,000. The association judges a plan on five criteria: innovation, quality, transferability, implementation and comprehensiveness.

The pick for Applefest weekend

Northborough – One of the highlights of the annual Applefest weekend is the popular Street Fair, which this year will be held on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will take place on Blake Street, right off the downtown area.

A mother’s plea for free, full-day kindergarten in Northborough

To the Editor: I would like everyone to be aware that in Northborough you have to pay to send your children to full-day kindergarten. I...

Thank you to Paul Shattuck

Shattuck Pharmacy is the most important experience I have had in my life.  My name is Jeremy Spiewak, and I grew up in Northborough playing jazz trumpet with local greats such as Brent Ferguson and the late Dennis Wrenn. 

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...

Live from Grafton Common, it’s ‘Ask the Geezers’

Grafton – Topics got as hot as the humid temperature Aug. 3 when Grafton Community Television (GCTV) presented a 90-minute live cablecast of its popular program “Ask the Geezers” from the historic Grafton Common. Stationed in front of the iconic gazebo were the show hosts Bob DeToma, Jim Gallagher and Rick Schultze.

Letter to the editor: Southborough KOC completes successful charity drive

To the Editor: The Knights of Columbus Council 119 in Southborough carried out the annual Tootsie Roll Charity Drive for handicapped children at five locations:...

The greatest show on earth?

Although Super Tuesday has come and gone in Massachusetts, the political grandstanding, name calling and cringe inducing behavior certainly has not. As candidates claw for every last delegate, it appears that they are willing to go to great lengths to discredit their opponents.