Friday, June 5, 2020

Re-elect DePalo and Fitzgerald

To the Editor: Shrewsbury has a very important election Tuesday, May 6. Three candidates seek election to the Board of Selectmen; all three are either...

Solution needed for hallway blockage in schools

To the Editor, I am writing about my feelings toward hallway traffic in public schools. I believe that we should be taught at an early age that people drive on the right side of the road so we can apply the concept to walking in hallways. Also, I believe that we should be taught to not stop in the middle of the hallway like cars do not stop in the middle of the road for no reason unless there is an emergency or they have to turn. I believe that this would make hallways safer and easier to move around in.

Physician Focus: Eliminating Disparities in Care

Twelve years ago, the Institute of Medicine, the independent health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, issued a groundbreaking report on health care and racial and ethnic minorities.

A road more traveled

Region - After enduring a particularly harsh winter, the snow is finally melting. Although winter was tough on our collective psyche, it was even...

Now we need comfort foods

I came down with the measles a few days before my little sister did, so I felt a bit better by the time she was at her worst. Days passed as I lay in my bed across from hers, watching her struggle in a haze of fever and delirium.

The First Chapter

Shrewsbury - This summer the Shrewsbury Public Library will be undergoing the first phase of a major, $23.3 million renovation. But until that can...

Evil plastic thingies and other modern conveniences

By Janice Lindsay When faced with a major life crisis, most of us rally. We face it, figure out what to do, and get on...

A tale of two bridges

Region – Recently, work to replace the 100-year-old Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge that spans Lake Quinsigamond reached a major milestone. The span, which...

Heart Health Calls for Caution in the Cold

By Amjad AlMahameed, M.D. Winter and cold weather can pose serious risks to your health. Shoveling snow can trigger a heart attack; staying in the cold...

I join the world of apps

By Janice Lindsay I never paid attention to apps, never needed to. But now… According to Google, an app is "a self-contained program or piece of...