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Happy birthday Northborough!

Northborough - As Northborough prepares to celebrate its 250th anniversary in 2016, organizers are busy planning a full slate of events to commemorate this...

Physician Focus: Violence and Mental Illness

The names bring unwanted reminders: Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Fort Hood, Columbine, Washington Navy Yard. These are places associated with some of the most recent and deadliest mass shootings in United States history. Violent incidents such as these never fail to shock the nation and shake our national conscience.

Letter to the Editor: Friends of Westborough thanks community for support of annual Fall...

The Friends of Westborough, Inc., would like to thank the many individuals and businesses who supported our annual Fall Fair on Nov. 15 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Whether you donated a gift basket, jewelry, gift cards, baked goods, made one of the many afghans or contributed to our Country Store, your partnership is greatly appreciated. A special thank you to the knitting group at The Highlands Gracious Retirement Living who made many afghans, pillows and stuffed toys for our use.

Staying alert in Westborough

Westborough – Social media is a great way to communicate urgent information in an emergency – as long as you are a fan of...

The puck drops here!

Worcester – Over the past two decades, local hockey fans enjoyed the opportunity to watch professional hockey in Worcester, first with the Ice Cats and then the Sharks. Each team played for approximately 10 years before disbanding. Now, fans are eagerly welcoming a new team – the Worcester Railers.

Letter to the Editor: Vote yes on Question 1

To the Editor: As the General election approaches, voters should be aware that the Legislature enacted a law that links gasoline tax increases to inflation....

A fine solution

Westborough – Each February the Westborough Public Library’s "Can Your Fines" program offers patrons who have late library materials a way to settle their fines, not with money, but rather with nonperishable items that are then donated to the Westborough Food Pantry.

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...

Drive sober or get pulled over

Grafton – With the approval by the state’s voters last November to legalize recreational marijuana, many local police departments have shared concerns regarding a potential increase in impaired drivers. In Grafton, thanks to a grant from the Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the police department will soon be able to increase the number of patrols on the streets.

Letter to the Editor: vote for Dykema

To the Editor: It is with great pleasure that I write this letter in support of State Representative Carolyn Dykema. As a member of...