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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Don’t bug us again…

Since 2008, when Asian Longhorned Beetles (ALB) were first identified in Worcester and then in Shrewsbury, the pests have decimated thousands of trees. To help...

The courage to begin

Pia the young osprey perched at the edge of a massive nest constructed atop a pole on an island in Maine's Muscongus Bay. Alone, she...

40B, or not 40B…that is the question

Most people agree with the need for affordable housing and the concept of "40B," the state mandate that requires at least 10 percent of...

Physician Focus: Your local board of health

By Christopher Quinn, M.D. and Cheryl Sbarra, Esq. Much of their work remains invisible to most residents, yet the work is critically important and affects...

Proud to be your hometown newspaper

Region – The Community Advocate might not date back to 1776, but this fall we will be celebrating our 40th year as the region's...

Volunteers needed for Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival

2014 marks the 18th anniversary of the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival. It will be traditionally held on the last weekend of September, the 27th and 28th, however some events may happen on different days. Check the website at www.spiritofshrewsbury.org for a list of events.

Westborough is on a roll

Westborough – Like many towns, Westborough must contend with heavy traffic during its peak commuting hours. To help alleviate that congestion, the town, in...

Letter to the Editor – Thanks for a kind deed

To the Editor: On Sunday, May 25, my friend Frank and I shopped at Price Chopper in Shrewsbury. I couldn's believe that my credit card...

Physician Focus: A Heightened Alert on Infectious Disease

By George M. Abraham, M.D., M.P.H. As warm weather approaches, the warnings go out, serving as reminders about mosquito- and tick-borne illnesses. West Nile infection,...

Here's the play at the plate…

Region - John Henry, owner of the Red Sox and the Boston Globe, is safe...he recently sold the Worcester Telegram for a reported $18+...