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Westborough, US
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Living in a “dry” town

Region – As homeowners prepare to awaken their lawns after a long winter, there is one unwelcome sign of spring in the air –...

Will a “downsize” be the right size?

Shrewsbury ?In October 2012 voters denied a plan that would have approved funds for a 43,000-square library renovation and expansion that would have been...

Serving up a decision

Northborough/Southborough – Ever since the 2006 completion of the Algonquin Regional High School renovation/reconstruction project, Northborough and Southborough have been going back and forth...

Where to park the Senior Center?

Marlborough – Although Marlborough residents and officials have agreed since 2002 that the city needs a new senior center, agreeing on its location is...

“Who's on first?”

Northborough – It appears that baseball has gotten to be a very competitive game in Northborough...both on and off the field.? Although there are...

Taking a bite out of property taxes

Northborough – Just like surrounding towns, Northborough is struggling to raise tax revenue without raising property tax rates. At a recent Board of Selectmen...

“Beetle-Busters”

Shrewsbury – Despite attempts to control infestation in the area along the Worcester-Shrewsbury line over the past several years, the Asian Longhorned Beetle has...

Guilty by association?

Westborough - Although Westborough's chemical health policy has been in place for several years, some School Committee members spoke out against it at a...

Central One Federal Credit Union is a good sport

Shrewsbury – A shortfall in funds for fiscal year 2014 has led to cuts totaling $90,000 from the town's school budget. To bridge the...

The $4 million dollar question

Shrewsbury – It's not unusual for school administrators and town officials to disagree on the budget numbers associated with running the schools. Although there...