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Friday, May 24, 2019

More voices against Shrewsbury Senior Center name change

To the Editor: This is in response to Rita Dichele's letter regarding changing the name of the Shrewsbury Senior Center. We Shrewsbury residents are grateful to...

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.

Letter to the editor: Apple Tree Arts thanks Grafton community

To the Editor: We want to thank the Grafton community for its support of Apple Tree Arts’ third annual Community Ice Cream Social. Everyone enjoyed...

Thank you for all involved with Kane golf event

On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff and clients of Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, we want to extend a heartfelt thank you to State Representative Hannah Kane, Tournament Chair Beth Casavant, community volunteers, The Haven Country Club, and all the generous sponsors and donors for all their hard work in organizing the Hannah Kane 3rd Annual Charity Classic, that was held on August 21.
Local children thank Swirls & Scoops for contributing the ice cream for the Community Ice Cream Social. Photo/submitted

Apple Tree Arts thanks community and sponsors for ice cream social

To the Editor: We appreciate everyone who joined us on the Grafton Common June 13 for our fifth annual Community Ice Cream Social to celebrate...

Vote for Samia and Lebeaux for Shrewsbury Selectmen

To the Editor: Ethical, dedicated, trustworthy and capable describe both Shrewsbury Selectman John Lebeaux and former Shrewsbury School Committeeman John Samia.  Whether as members of...

Remember to vote – it’s your duty and an honor

Today my absentee ballot arrived and I anxiously filled out the papers. Also answered the four addendum questions. I feel as though this may be the last presidential election I will be voting in. I’m 76 and my health is declining…

Letter to the Editor – An unusual act of kindness in Marlborough

To the Editor: I am a 94-year-old woman. I had concluded checking out groceries at our local neighborhood market, and putting the bags in my...

Shrewsbury library vote is for debt exclusion, not override

To the Editor: The appearance of "Vote No on Proposition 2 ? Override" and similar signs throughout Shrewsbury are based either on a misunderstanding of Massachusetts Tax Law at best or disingenuousness at the worst. The signs are intended to refer to, and defeat, a Library Renovation Debt Exclusion question that will come before Shrewsbury voters on November 5th should a Special Town Meeting approve it on October 21st.

Legal and moral obligation to save Ward Park

To the Editor: Honor Our Heritage. Protect Open Space. Renovate Existing Buildings. We have a legal and moral obligation to save Ward Park in Marlborough.? It...