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Letter to the editor: A vote of confidence for the Baker – Polito ticket.

October 20th, 2014

To the Editor: Following the debates and newspaper articles, the general consensus from many sources see a win-win situation to a vote for the Baker-Polito ticket. I especially like the commentary by Karen and Charlie regarding the time limits on public housing. The approach suggested is very fair to all concerned. It motivates the families [...]

Letter to the editor: Shrewsbury selectmen back Baker and Polito

October 20th, 2014

To the Editor: Voting the Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito ticket for governor and lieutenant governor Tuesday Nov. 4, is the only choice on the ballot to provide Massachusetts the proven, thoughtful leadership needed to create jobs, foster real Beacon Hill bipartisanship, control government spending and protect taxpayers. Massachusetts cities and towns desperately need a [...]

Letter to the editor: Support for reelection of Abraham as Worcester register of probate

October 20th, 2014

To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of Stephen G. Abraham, candidate for reelection as the Worcester register of probate. As an attorney who focuses on estate planning and administration, I routinely work with various probate courts in the course of administering the estates of deceased clients. With an office in Westborough, [...]

Letter to the editor: Thank you from Westborough Cultural Council

October 20th, 2014

To the people of Westborough and surrounding communities: The Westborough Cultural Council wants to thank all of you for another successful Arts in Common.  There is no way we can thank everyone individually.  There are our sponsors, the schools, the town, individual performers, artisans, school students, Explorers, businesses that donated to the Silent Auction, etc.  [...]

Letter to the editor: Helping the children of ‘Be Like Brit’

October 14th, 2014

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To the Editor: We have all either noticed, or have even participated in, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge which lit up social media on fire this summer. Not only is this phenomenon raising money and spreading ALS awareness across the country, it is putting the idea of giving, both monetarily and in terms of time, [...]

In a dash to raise cash

October 12th, 2014

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In a quest to raise funds for its organization, the city’s Community Development Authority (CDA) is seeking to sell certain parcels of land within the city. The agency is struggling financially and is rapidly running out of operating capital. So far, the CDA has put two small parcels of land up for sale and is [...]

Face time…for a fee

September 25th, 2014

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What parade would be complete without a bevy of politicians… especially in an election year? Marlborough’s Annual Labor Day parade happens to be a particularly popular one that has drawn candidates in past years representing races ranging from U.S. Senate to state representative. While city officials have always welcomed the politicians, they have also used [...]

Letter to the editor: Thank you to Shrewsbury residents from GLC

September 25th, 2014

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To the Editor: The Gymnastics Learning Center opened for business in Shrewsbury more than 30 years ago in 1983. During the past three decades, we have been privileged to train thousands of Shrewsbury children age 15 months through high school in our gymnastics programs. We have also educated numerous children in our God’s Little Children [...]

I am growing vintage

September 25th, 2014

Imagine my surprise and shock. According to a recent news article, some members of the fashionable set have decided that it’s cool to have a stationary telephone. You remember the type. It sits on a table or desk and stays there. It’s boxy. It’s too big, heavy, and awkward to tuck into a pocket. It [...]

It’s not easy being popular

September 19th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Most area communities are experiencing growth but Shrewsbury seems to be heading the pack. Between the 1990 and 2010 census, Shrewsbury’s population grew by a whopping 46 percent. That type of growth wreaks havoc with budgets and the capacity of infrastructure. Officials in Shrewsbury have done a solid job keeping up with this [...]

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