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Shrewsbury pays tribute to veterans over Memorial Day weekend

May 30th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Trisston Conway, 11, and Alex O'Connor, 12, place flags at the graves of veterans at Mountain View Cemetery May 25. Shrewsbury Girl Scouts and their families, along with Parks and Cemetery Department staff, placed the flags in honor of Memorial Day. Left- Members of the Shrewsbury High School Band play their way up [...]

Shrewsbury man's love of radio endures

May 30th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident David Muise remembers being 4 and listening to broadcasts of World War II news. He grew up pre-television, when families would gather in living rooms to tune Shrewsbury man's in to radio shows. He'd race home from school to hear Baby Snooks and the Lone Ranger. By the time he was [...]

Westborough honors fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

May 30th, 2008

Westborough hires pair of new police officers

May 30th, 2008

Westborough – The town's police force got noticeably younger recently as Police Chief Al Gordon announced the hiring of two new police officers – Chris Atchue and Ethan Hillman. Atchue, 27, is a Westborough High School graduate who is finishing up his college studies at Worcester State this summer. Atchue served an internship with the [...]

Letters

May 30th, 2008

Letters must be signed with name and address and include a telephone number for verification. The editor reserves the right to reject letters on the basis of length, libelous content and suitability. Letters under 350 words will not be edited for length. Longer letters may be edited, depending on space constraints. Deadline is Monday noon [...]

Pulling together in tough times

May 30th, 2008

Shrewsbury – Instead of succumbing to the forecasted layoffs due to the failed Proposition 2-1/2 override attempt, many of Shrewsbury's municipal employees, teachers, librarians and retirees opted to cover more of their own health insurance costs. Doing so saved the town $660,000, preventing the layoff of eight municipal employees and most of the 24 school [...]

Resident disappointed with parade turnout

May 30th, 2008

To the editor: As a participant in the Memorial Day Parade this past Monday May 26th, 2008, I was extremely disappointed to see what could at best be called a sparse turnout, and at worse a non-existent turnout for the parade. It is apparent to me that the disconnect between those individuals that serve (or [...]

Resident urges others to support troops

May 30th, 2008

Dear Editor, It is more important than ever that we as a nation let our military service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan know that they are not forgotten. Letters, cards and care packages sent to our nation's deployed troops serving far from home mean more to U.S. troops than words can say … Your [...]

Girl Scout leader shares thanks from U.S. soldiers

May 30th, 2008

Dear Editor, The Girl Scouts of Westborough would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the residents and businesses of Westborough and surrounding towns for their generous support of our drive to send Girl Scout cookies to soldiers serving abroad. During March and April of this year, we mailed approximately 800 boxes of everyone's favorite [...]

Girl Scouts thank community for donations

May 30th, 2008

Dear Editor, The Westborough Girl Scouts would like to thank the community for their donations to the Second Annual Community Food Drive in April. Needed food, toiletries, paper supplies, grocery gift cards and checks will help the Westborough Food Pantry service their clients. Over 50 individuals and families rely on the pantry weekly for their [...]

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