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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Thank you to Sheriff Evangelidis

Shrewsbury – After attending the annual senior citizens picnic hosted by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis on Aug.15, Shrewsbury resident Ruth Cohen wrote this...

New possibilities for a storied property

Westborough – In 1886, the Westborough State Hospital was built on the shores of Lake Chauncy and near the Northborough border. In 2010, the commonwealth closed the hospital and then four years later, sold it to the town of Westborough for $2.2 million. Town officials are now seeking proposals for the purchase of approximately 36 of the property’s 94 acres.

Think local…shop local

Region - There is no doubt that shopping online is convenient. But local merchants are hoping that shoppers will consider visiting their establishments on...
Cartoon by Ed Turner

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...

Letter to Editor: Palitsch a ‘humble, hardworking and dedicated public servant’

To the Editor: As a former State Representative and a teacher, I urge voters to cast their ballot for Jason Palitsch. Jason is Vice-Chair of...

Ban on plastic bags poses difficulties for senior citizen

As a senior citizen having a hard time living on Social Security, which has not increased in three years, and having a more difficult time paying Shrewsbury taxes which have increased $1,200 in the past three years, I want to thank you  - the voters – for getting rid of plastic grocery bags.

A link to the past

Shrewsbury – As Shrewsbury prepares to move forward with several significant new developments, it also aims to retain its connections to the past. To that end, the Board of Selectmen is currently seeking an individual who would be interested in serving as the Town Historian for a three-year term volunteer position.
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....

The pipeline timeline

Northborough – A public meeting on a proposed new gas line that would cut through part of Northborough has been postponed so that residents...

Support Shrewsbury override – Collins

To the Editor: We must own up to our fiscal responsibilities. At a recent school committee meeting, I heard parents step up to the microphone and...