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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...

“Who's on first?”

Northborough – It appears that baseball has gotten to be a very competitive game in Northborough...both on and off the field.? Although there are...

Will a “downsize” be the right size?

Shrewsbury ?In October 2012 voters denied a plan that would have approved funds for a 43,000-square library renovation and expansion that would have been...

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.

Religious leaders unite in support of child immigrants

As leaders of diverse faith communities we are writing with one voice that transcends all the differences in our theologies and personal opinions. When President Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, this action crushed the dreams of nearly a million young people covered by the executive order. These young people, brought to the United States by their parents, have done everything our government has asked of them.

Westborough voters approve Town Hall renovation

Westborough - After several years of sometimes contentious debate, Westborough's voters approved $7.3 million at the March Annual Town Meeting to renovate the Town...

Letter to the Editor – Thanks for a kind deed

To the Editor: On Sunday, May 25, my friend Frank and I shopped at Price Chopper in Shrewsbury. I couldn's believe that my credit card...

A holiday gift from the heart

Marlborough – During the holidays, it’s never easy to be away from friends and family. For those serving in the armed forces in...

Letter to Editor: Kane has a ‘proven can-do problem solving approach’

To the Editor: We enthusiastically support Hannah Kane’s candidacy for election on March 31st as State Representative for Shrewsbury and Westborough’s Precincts Four and Five....

Letter to the editor: Shrewsbury will have an energetic representative in Palitsch

To the Editor: As a School Committee member in the Town of Shrewsbury, Jason Palitsch proved to be a dedicated and effective public servant. Westborough...