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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...

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...

Warm and fuzzy…very fuzzy

Marlborough – This November, members of the Marlborough Police Department are once again putting down their razors and growing their best beards, all for...

The end of the road (work)

Northborough - Northborough residents and business owners are breathing a sigh of relief now that the downtown improvement project is in its final stages....
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Every great community deserves a great community paper

Region - Some people call newspapers passé, yet we find local residents are hungry for more news about their home town - and we...

Avoid a ‘grizzly’ encounter

Region – Living in this area, it is not uncommon to see wildlife such as deer, foxes or coyotes. What is unusual is to see a black bear. But recently there have been various sightings of them in local communities including Marlborough, Northborough, Southborough and Upton.
Editorial Cartoon by Ed Turner

Trash talk

Westborough – According to the Department of Environmental Protection, Westborough has one of the highest rates of trash tonnage per household in central Massachusetts....

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...

Celebrations galore

Region – When residents and guests celebrate the 20th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival next month, there will be one new event they...

Letter to the Editor: WEF thanks community for Trivia Bee success

The Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) would like to thank our local sponsors and donors, teams from local businesses and companies, teachers and administrators, parent groups and sports organizations, and volunteers who made the seventh annual Trivia Bee a huge success. Thank you for supporting the Westborough Education Foundation. The Trivia Bee, the foundation’s largest fundraiser, brings together many groups from across the community and has allowed WEF to award over $270,000 in grants since its inception.