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We are all in this together

To the Editor: It had been two weeks since I had physically gone grocery shopping. This weekend, it became necessary. Sporting my cloth mask and baseball...

Many masks…one mission

Now that Gov. Charlie Baker has extended the Stay at Home advisory until Monday, May 18, wearing masks in public will be more important...

Listen to your heart… but follow the science

As we anxiously await news that the virus is receding, some are suggesting the stay at home mandates be eased or lifted. Although it's...

Life is how you handle it….

Once the initial shock of the quarantine wore off, most of us were left wondering...how did things change so much...so fast? Things that were once unheard...

Here comes Peter Cottonelle….err, Cottontail!

Region – Spring, with its traditional celebrations of Passover and Easter, is normally a time for extended families to gather together. But this of...

Finding the silver lining

Region – Since the advent of the internet, many of us have worked from home on occasion. But now, with the “stay at home”...

That which we feed becomes reality   

What a difference a few weeks can make. At the end of January, very few of us had even heard of the coronavirus…but now...

Community Matters… now more than ever

In an era of memes and misinformation, I think we’ve all had some time recently to reflect on the value of our own community....

A commitment to early education

Westborough – When Westborough voters gather for Town Meeting Saturday, March 28 at Westborough High School, it will actually be the town’s youngest students,...

Skipping the fast food

Shrewsbury – Firefighters have one of the most demanding and stressful jobs, both mentally and physically. To help maintain good health, the Shrewsbury Fire Department has been working...
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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...
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Letter to the Editor -Proposed Marlborough recreational marijuana dispensary will also impact surrounding towns 

To the Editor: The city of Marlborough is in debate about the placement of a recreational marijuana dispensary at Twin Boro Crossing on route 20,...
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Letter to the Editor – A call to action in Northborough

To the Editor: Did you know the town of Northborough saw a larger than usual number of staff moving on to greener pastures? The Board...

Time to disconnect while driving

Region – If we are honest, we would probably all admit to talking on our cellphones while driving or perhaps checking a text message,...

Stand and be counted

Region – In many people’s eyes it’s been a long, protracted election cycle already. But it’s about to get kicked up a notch as...

On the road again….

Shrewsbury- As a car driven region, traffic is always a concern. And for those in this region who drive on Route 20, it can...

Making fire safety a priority

Region - Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, in conjunction with State Fire Marshal Peter Ostrovsky and the Department of Fire Services,...

TB or not TB…that is the question.

It’s that time of year again when the two top NFL teams play for all the marbles - the Super Bowl.  Although the season...

New director helped write the book

Shrewsbury – When Ellen Dolan officially retires this April as director of the Shrewsbury Public Library, the current assistant library director Priya Rathnam, will...

The tale of Fiona and the WFD

Westborough – Recently members of the Westborough Fire Department made two dramatic rescues. The first was assisting a 78-year-old man, Bill Johnston, who had...