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An uncommon ‘Common’

Shrewsbury – Residents will have the opportunity on Wednesday, Dec. 11 to share their ideas on what they would like the Shrewsbury’s downtown area...

Physician Focus: Weight-Loss Surgery is Just the Beginning

By Rick Buckley Jr., M.D., and Mitchell Gitkind, M.D. Ten years after then-U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona addressed Congress in July of 2003 on...

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...

A career in public safety

Northborough – After nearly twenty years as Northborough’s Fire Chief, David Durgin has announced that he will be retiring in June 2015. In addition...

Letter to the Editor – Northborough Recreation thanks Fidrych Foundation

To the Editor: We would like to thank Ann Fidrych, Jessica Fidrych and the Fidrych Foundation for their very generous donation to Northborough Recreation in...

Announcing the Community Advocate’s Weekly Email Newsletter!

Here’s another way you can easily keep up with the top stories in your community. Simply go to our website’s home page (www.communityadvocate.com), enter...

Thank you from RTN Federal Credit Union

RTN Federal Credit Union extends its sincere thanks to the walkers, volunteers, donors and businesses who participated in our seventh annual Walk Home June 11 in Waltham, Dorchester and Danvers. The event was a huge success.

“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...

Normalcy is in Jeopardy

Region – It is a mild understatement to say that 2020 has been a year like no other. The pandemic, fanned by social media...
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Vote Samia for Shrewsbury Selectman

To the Editor: I am excited to endorse John R. Samia for Selectmen in Shrewsbury.  With John's combination of passion for our community and practical...

Pondering fast summer, slow winter

Why does winter seem to pass soooo sloooowwwwwly, while summer goesbysofast? From June through September is four months. So is December through March. But that...
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‘I strongly support the MGB expansion plan’

To The Community Advocate Editor:   The Boston Globe published an op- ed entitled Critics of Mass General Brigham expansion plan ignore key facts, 1/26/22. This...

Snow laughing matter

Westborough – With summer rapidly winding down, Westborough officials are starting to think about snow; or more to the point, snow removal on sidewalks. According...

Think carefully before you vote on Shrewsbury override question – Minklein

To the Editor: On 3 June Shrewsbury residents will cast their vote to either accept or reject the Proposition 2-1/2 override. Voters should consider the following items before making their decision.

Letter to the Editor: WEF thanks community for Trivia Bee success

The Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) would like to thank our local sponsors and donors, teams from local businesses and companies, teachers and administrators, parent groups and sports organizations, and volunteers who made the seventh annual Trivia Bee a huge success. Thank you for supporting the Westborough Education Foundation. The Trivia Bee, the foundation’s largest fundraiser, brings together many groups from across the community and has allowed WEF to award over $270,000 in grants since its inception.
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Vote for Ananth for Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen

To the Editor: My introduction to Jonjy Ananth occurred when he visited our Current Events group at the Shrewsbury Senior Center. He introduced himself as...
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When life gives you lemons…you hold a fundraiser

Grafton - Nine-year-old Tyler Hardiman is our kind of guy. Looking for a way to give back, Tyler has set a up a lemonade stand...

Making a run for it?

Nation - Only six months into the Trump presidency and the political pundits are already speculating about who will – and will not – run for the Oval Office in 2020. The president himself appears to be campaigning already for a second term while both Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vice President Mike Pence have strongly denied their intentions to run. However, if we have learned anything at all about the game of politics, we should not believe everything we hear. Only time will tell who will be throwing their hat into the race.

Letter to Editor: Palitsch will ‘get the job done’

To the Editor, I have had the privilege to know Jason Palitsch for 10 years and know him to be a caring, dedicated member of...

Time to “Beat the Peak” in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury ?To prevent energy costs from soaring along with recent temperatures, Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations (SELCO), the town's electricity supplier, has asked residents...