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Monday, January 21, 2019

Bird song and beliefs that work

By Janice Lindsay He starts singing around 4:30 a.m., his voice high and sweet. He chirps atop a tree at the edge of the woods,...

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...

Thank you to Westborough Police Dept. and Roche Bros.

I’m one very, very grateful senior citizen of Westborough, thanks to the Westborough Police Dept. and Roche Bros. for their fast, efficient manner in which they helped me recover my lost pocketbook within four hours, saving me from having a nervous breakdown.

League of Women voters invite public to presentation on Ranked Choice Voting

A winning merger has taken place: the League of Women Voters chapters of Shrewsbury and Grafton are now one! I think most residents in both towns have heard of the LWV and may believe most towns of our size have a chapter. Not so. In fact, in all of central Massachusetts, this is one of only three chapters. In learning about the local League’s history, I recognize the thanks we owe the founding women and the current members (men included!) who continue to fulfill its non-partisan mission. A piece of that mission is to bring important national and state issues to public attention.

City council should vote “no” on funding Ward Park construction

To the Editor: In Marlborough's "Open Space and Recreation Plan" Ward Park is listed as a protected parcel. The plan tells that the reason land...

Letter to the editor: Remember to help birds during drought conditions

To the Editor: A request on behalf of the birds and other animals. The present drought has dried up some water sources for the wildlife and...

Letter to the editor: A voice against medical marijuana dispensary in Southborough

To the Editor: The Southborough Board of Selectman and Zoning Board have approved the plan for a medical marijuana company to open up a dispensary...

Getting the bugs out

Shrewsbury - Although generally very reliable, Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) has had its share of technical challenges with its cable TV transmission...

Ban on plastic bags poses difficulties for senior citizen

As a senior citizen having a hard time living on Social Security, which has not increased in three years, and having a more difficult time paying Shrewsbury taxes which have increased $1,200 in the past three years, I want to thank you  - the voters – for getting rid of plastic grocery bags.

Time flies when you’re having SUN…

Region - Although the winter of 2016 was not nearly as bad as the previous few, it's a special reward for New Englanders when summer finally arrives. And what a season it has been so far, with an amazing stretch of virtually perfect days right through the Fourth of July weekend!