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Difficult family decision on school

On Aug. 13 school superintendent Greg Martineau emailed Northborough/Southborough families about two back-to-school options: a hybrid model or Stand Alone Remote Program (SARP). This...

Letter to the Editor -Proposed Marlborough recreational marijuana dispensary will also impact surrounding towns 

To the Editor: The city of Marlborough is in debate about the placement of a recreational marijuana dispensary at Twin Boro Crossing on route 20,...

Letter to the editor: The importance of music

To the Editor: Music is a large part of everyone’s life. What would life be without music? That is a scary thing to imagine. Imagine...

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...

New chief takes the reins

Shrewsbury – The Board of Selectmen has recently announced that Kevin Anderson has been promoted to the position of Police Chief. Anderson is a...

Letter to the Editor: Vote No on Question 1

To the Editor: I am a physician and the President of the Medical Staff at UMass Memorial – Marlborough Hospital. I am a pulmonologist and critical...

Skipping the fast food

Shrewsbury – Firefighters have one of the most demanding and stressful jobs, both mentally and physically. To help maintain good health, the Shrewsbury Fire Department has been working...

The ribbon of Christmas meaning

When we moved into our house twelve years ago this month, we noticed a knee-high balsam in the middle of the small cleared field...
Cartoon by Ed Turner

Ready…Set…Merge

Northborough/Shrewsbury – The ramp merging from Route 20 onto Route 9 West is notoriously prone to accidents as drivers stop and start trying to...

Letter to the Editor – Why I oppose legalizing recreational marijuana

To the Editor: A 15- year old teen, who feels isolated for whatever reason (being bullied, dealing with stress at home, trying to cope with...