Thursday, June 4, 2020

Letter to the editor: Vote “NO” for a split tax rate at Southborough Town...

To the Editor: Article 24 on the Town Warrant of Southborough is proposing a dual property tax rate which would tax business at a higher...

Shrewsbury student/teacher ratios still being quoted incorrectly

To the Editor: Last November the Community Advocate printed a long, front-page article about Shrewsbury's schools, including extensive comments from the school superintendent and a...

Viewpoint – All economies are local

Massachusetts communities can no longer rely on state or federal aid to fill their budget gaps. Therefore, each municipality must take responsibility for its own economic fate. Towns and cities are failing to take advantage of economic development opportunities and tax revenues. They do not understand how to create the optimum number of local jobs, nor understand municipal metrics that determine their economic well-being. They lack knowledge about their industry clusters, especially about which are thriving or struggling. They do not know the decision makers at those enterprises who pay business taxes and create jobs.

Letter to the Editor – propaganda campaign for a Shrewsbury operating budget override...

To the Editor: The propaganda campaign for a Shrewsbury operating budget override is now in high gear, and the Community Advocate made it clear that...

Letter to the Editor: Thank you from Westborough Education Foundation

To the Editor: Are you smarter than your Selectmen?? The Westborough Education Foundation held its annual Trivia Bee on Nov. 4; and the Selectmen (Ian...

To the Editor:

The Marlborough Recreation Department would like to thank the following organizations, businesses, and community groups who made donations to our recreation programs that allowed...

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:...

Letter to the editor: Thank you from Shrewsbury Library Board of Trustees

To the Editor: Thank you Shrewsbury voters! This journey began in 1998 when it became clear that the current library was not meeting the needs...

Letter to the editor: Thank you to Northborough Scouting for Food supporters

To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who volunteered at to assist with this year's Northborough's Scouting for Food event. Over 300 people graciously donated their...

Letter to the editor: Thank you to Marlborough Rotary Club

To the Editor: Thank you goes out to the Marlborough Rotary Club for the recycling day held Oct. 26. It was held for all neighboring...