Monday, July 13, 2020

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...

Algonquin makes the grade

Northborough – School administrators are pleased after Algonquin Regional High School received mainly positive reviews as part of an evaluation done by the New...

Physician Focus: Violence and Mental Illness

The names bring unwanted reminders: Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Fort Hood, Columbine, Washington Navy Yard. These are places associated with some of the most recent and deadliest mass shootings in United States history. Violent incidents such as these never fail to shock the nation and shake our national conscience.

For 9/11field…the buck stops here

Southborough – The town's 9/11 Memorial Field was opened in 2001, thanks to a $200,000 state grant and labor donated by local contractors. But...

Standing their ground

Marlborough - Ever since Mayor Arthur Vigeant announced plans to build a new senior center at Ward Park, a strong contingent of neighbors near...