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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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...

Guilty by association?

Westborough - Although Westborough's chemical health policy has been in place for several years, some School Committee members spoke out against it at a...

Westborough prepares to celebrate 300th anniversary with grand parade

Westborough – “Everyone Loves a Parade” and Westborough is going to have a great one to celebrate the 300th anniversary of our town. The parade will officially begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.
Editorial Cartoon by Ed Turner

Trash talk

Westborough – According to the Department of Environmental Protection, Westborough has one of the highest rates of trash tonnage per household in central Massachusetts....

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...

A sticky situation

Westborough – When protesters held a sit-in inside the TransCanada Corporation's regional headquarters on Turnpike Road last week, the eight young men and women...

Thank you to ‘great students and teachers’

To the Editor: Thank you to the students and Girl Scouts who sent an old veteran Valentine’s Day cards. Just before Valentine’s Day, I received an...

New town administer to wear many “hats”

Southborough - Along with being the new town administrator, Mark Purple has a new job description, with expanded responsibilities. Taking over after Jean Kitchen's...

Solution needed for hallway blockage in schools

To the Editor, I am writing about my feelings toward hallway traffic in public schools. I believe that we should be taught at an early age that people drive on the right side of the road so we can apply the concept to walking in hallways. Also, I believe that we should be taught to not stop in the middle of the hallway like cars do not stop in the middle of the road for no reason unless there is an emergency or they have to turn. I believe that this would make hallways safer and easier to move around in.

It’s in the bag…or not

Shrewsbury – Ever since the town voted last year to ban the use of plastic bags in stores, the subject continues to be a...