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Monday, November 19, 2018

Candidate for Westborough Library Trustee appeals to voters

To the editor:   My passion for literature drew me to run for the post of Library Trustee in 2008, but the library is so much...

In a dash to raise cash

In a quest to raise funds for its organization, the city’s Community Development Authority (CDA) is seeking to sell certain parcels of land within...

Making every vote count

Southborough – It’s been said many times that it is a privilege to vote and in today's highly charged political climate, those word were never truer. But, though they may want to vote, many long distance commuters are on the road before the polls open and as a result, they don’t make it to the polls. Southborough officials are determined to eliminate as many barriers as possible.

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.

Getting the bugs out

Shrewsbury - Although generally very reliable, Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) has had its share of technical challenges with its cable TV transmission...

Taking care of business

Marlborough – Over the past several years, the city’s leaders have made a strong effort to bring large companies to Marlborough. Now, with a new initiative and the support of four local banks, they hope to help new and existing small businesses thrive.

Win ‘oar’ lose?

Shrewsbury - Lake Quinsigamond has long been considered an ideal body of water for rowing competitions, hosting high school and college championships, as well as international regattas. But might the lake also be headed for Olympic glory? That may be the case if Boston does indeed win the bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

Thank you to reality fair sponsors 

Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School would like to thank the following sponsors of our latest reality fair for our sophomores, coined the Ca$habet Challenge: Avidia Bank, Central One Federal Credit Union, Citizen’s Bank, Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce, Cox Tutoring Group, EKG Networking, Keller Williams Boston-Metro, L & S Boule Insurance, Market Basket, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, Marlborough Nissan, Marlborough Rotary, Orange Theory Fitness, REMAX Executive Realty, TD Bank, United Bank, the United States Army and the United States Army National Guard, and several staff members from Assabet.

Their business is growing

Region – The term “shop local” takes on a special meaning each summer when the region’s farmers’ markets start up for the season. Fans can find everything from locally grown produce, handmade baked goods, eggs and cheese, coffee, wine and so much more at markets in Grafton, Hopkinton, Shrewsbury and Westborough.

Time flies when you’re having SUN…

Region - Although the winter of 2016 was not nearly as bad as the previous few, it's a special reward for New Englanders when summer finally arrives. And what a season it has been so far, with an amazing stretch of virtually perfect days right through the Fourth of July weekend!