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Thank you to Northboro Septic

To the Editor: I'd like to give a huge shout out to Northboro Septic for outstanding customer service. "Going the extra mile" is getting...

Letter to Editor: Kane is community-minded

To the Editor: We have known Hannah for years through her involvement in town causes. She has worked tirelessly to improve our schools and our...
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Vote for Bryant for Shrewsbury Housing Authority

To the Editor: Having served for five years as an appointed Commissioner on the Shrewsbury Housing Authority, I was enthused and excited when my friend...
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Proposed Northborough Fire Station is too costly

To the Editor: Can we afford to live in Northborough anymore? This is the question we should ask before we vote on another tax increase...
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Go Kaz Go!

Westborough – NASCAR fans had a local connection to the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14 as Westborough’s Kaz Grala made his second appearance in...

Land that’s going to the dogs

Northborough – For several years the town of Northborough had hoped to build a dog park. But unfortunately, the land that was chosen, the...

Time to disconnect while driving

Region – If we are honest, we would probably all admit to talking on our cellphones while driving or perhaps checking a text message,...

Letter to Editor: Palitsch exhibits ‘exceptional leadership’

To the Editor: Throughout his professional career at Veteran’s Inc., and while serving on the Shrewsbury School Committee, Jason Palitsch has exhibited exceptional leadership when...
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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...

It is easy being green

Marlborough – When the Marlborough City Council meets for their bi-weekly meetings, they can have at times up to 200 pages of written documentation for review. That can result in almost 2,000 pages being printed out for each meeting. To help reduce that cost, City Councilor Matt Elder has suggested that the council use electronic technology such as smartphones and tablets and websites such as Google Drive and Dropbox instead.

Letter to Editor: Kane is a ‘passionate community leader’

To the Editor: Hannah Kane has proven herself to be a strong and passionate community leader and a team player. She has been tirelessly involved...

Northborough – Even though a purchase and sales agreement has been signed by a college baseball development program, the New England Ruffnecks, to buy...

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.
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We like John Samia

To the Editor: My wife Jane and I like John Samia for Town Selectman and are planning to vote for him on Tuesday, May 7th.  We're...

Mourning doves provide a positive distraction in a hectic world

Northborough- With all the craziness in this world today, we’ve been honored for the past month with a very special positive distraction from nature. On May 8, we had two mourning doves that decided to build a nest on our porch inside a flower box that we had not been using.
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Support engineering study for BWALT Trail 

To the Editor - At the upcoming Annual Town Meeting, Article 12 asks voters to redirect the $57,000 requested by the Bicycle and Pedestrian...

Letter to Editor: Palitsch a man who understands Shrewsbury

To the Editor: I am supporting Jason Palitsch because he is the right choice for State Representative. I know Jason will work tirelessly for the...

Going Green to save green

Grafton – Grafton taxpayers have gotten an early holiday present. According to officials, the town has saved nearly $2 million thanks to a number...

‘Thank you’ for generous donation to St. Anne’s

An open letter to the committee and participants of the annual Hannah Kane Charity Golf Tournament at the Haven in Boylston: We are most grateful for your generous donation from your fantastic golf event for charity. It’s amazing to see the support shown for this annual event and watching it grow bigger yearly.

Some like it hot…but some don’t

Region - The extended heat wave this summer has residents racing for relief whether that's a local pool, the beach or an air-conditioned building. Not surprising, officials across the region, worried about drought conditions after a particularly mild winter, have issued strict water bans.