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Letter to the Editor: vote for Dykema

October 24th, 2014

To the Editor: I am writing in support of Carolyn Dykema’s reelection to the Massachusetts 8th Middlesex House seat.  Carolyn helped our family through a bureaucratic maze in our quest to escape onerous flood insurance premiums imposed due to incorrect FEMA mapping data.  These insurance payments escalated annually and had become a financial hardship for [...]

A vote for Rep. Dykema

October 24th, 2014

To the Editor: Carolyn Dykema is running for re-election as the State Rep. in the 8th Middlesex District. Over the last few months I have received a number of notifications from a political action committee (PAC) filled with lies, accusations and insinuations about Rep. Dykema’s positions. This is a glaring example of how low some people will stoop [...]

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 [...]

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