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Real estate, mindset and COVID-19

To the Editor:    For the past 12 years I have been a Realtor. I began my real estate career during the financial crisis of 2008....
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Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Marlborough Department of Public Works for outstanding work

To Commissioner John Ghiloni, Marlborough Department of Public Works, As winter is coming (hopefully) to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to...

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.

Who was that masked man…or woman?

Region - When the Governor's mask mandate went into effect on May 6, it was a change for a lot of folks. However with...

The new deal in recycling

Shrewsbury – Waste Management has collaborated with the town of Shrewsbury to institute a new co-collection enhanced trash and recycling program. Recycling will now be...

Under pressure to meet demand

Westborough – Residents will have the opportunity Tuesday, Dec. 17, to comment on a gas pipeline project that is being proposed by Eversource. The Worcester...

Letter to the Editor: Support Beal School Project

In the past decade I heard the phrase constantly while working on overrides for Sherwood, and the library, “why aren’t we doing something about...

Where there is light…. there is hope

Region – Despite the challenges of 2020, area residents are lightening the mood by decorating their homes with festive holiday lights. “Best Holiday Lights Display”...

Spurr House should be saved from demolition

To the Editor: A few months ago I was driving west on Rt. 2. As one worked their way around the Concord rotary there was...
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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...

Here’s your hat…what’s your hurry?

Marlborough – When a school superintendent leaves his or her position, the district must often go through a lengthy and often costly process, qualifying and then interviewing candidates as well as hiring an interim superintendent. With the announcement that Richard Langlois is leaving the Marlborough district to take a position in Windham, N.H., the city's school department finds itself seeking a new leader once again.

A beloved tradition continues with a 2020 spin

Northborough – For the past three decades, Northborough’s Applefest has been a town-wide celebration featuring a myriad of family-friendly events including a street fair,...

Above and beyond for seniors

Westborough – As an outreach case manager for the Westborough Senior Center, Mary Donna Corcoran assists the town’s senior population in a myriad of...

Stand and be counted

Region - It’s been said that apathy is the enemy of a healthy democracy. Today, citizens frequently share their disdain for the current political...

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.

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...
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Westborough’s got talent

Westborough – During her recent annual evaluation, the Westborough School Committee gave Superintendent Amber Bock high grades. Bock was lauded for her work in budget...
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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....
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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...

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...