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Physician Focus: A Heightened Alert on Infectious Disease

June 11th, 2014

Dr. George Abraham

By George M. Abraham, M.D., M.P.H. As warm weather approaches, the warnings go out, serving as reminders about mosquito- and tick-borne illnesses. West Nile infection, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, and Lyme disease are familiar threats to our health every year, and it's important to heed the alerts. This year, however, public health officials are raising additional [...]

Here's the play at the plate…

June 4th, 2014

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Region – John Henry, owner of the Red Sox and the Boston Globe, is safe…he recently sold the Worcester Telegram for a reported $18+ million. Those who are out however, are the 28 Telegram editorial employees who lost their jobs June 2.? Safe for now are the remaining 150+ staffers who still await their fate. [...]

Passing the torch

June 2nd, 2014

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Region – After 11 years very productive years at the helm of the Corridor 9 Area Chamber of Commerce, Barbara Clifford recently stepped down as president. Her high energy style and relentless pursuit of excellence helped establish Corridor Nine as one the area's most vibrant business organizations. Her able successor, Karen Chapman, brings decades of [...]

A series of permanent overrides in Shrewsbury? McRae

June 1st, 2014

To the Editor: Like a sudden, late-spring bloom, hundreds of brand new anti-override signs have popped up this week along Shrewsbury curbsides. Declaring “Vote No! First in a series of permanent overrides!” these signs mis-represent what is ahead of us. The signs imply that a successful “Yes” vote on June 3 will inevitably trigger a [...]

Think carefully before you vote on Shrewsbury override question – Minklein

May 28th, 2014

To the Editor:

On 3 June Shrewsbury residents will cast their vote to either accept or reject the Proposition 2-1/2 override. Voters should consider the following items before making their decision.

Support Shrewsbury override – Duke

May 24th, 2014

To the Editor,

While writing out the check for my family's $500 school bus fee, I was inspired to write and ask my fellow Shrewsbury citizens for their support on the operational override vote.

Support Shrewsbury override – Powers

May 24th, 2014

To the Editor:

I am writing to urge all parents in Shrewsbury to vote YES on June 3rd.

Support Shrewsbury override – Casavant

May 24th, 2014

To the Editor:

Vote YES on June 3rd- Shrewsbury is Worth the Investment

Support Shrewsbury override – Shrewsbury School Committee

May 24th, 2014

To the Editor, On June 3rd Shrewsbury residents will be asked to vote on an operational override adding $1.15 per thousand dollars of valuation to our already low tax rate of $12.17. ?Even with this increase, Shrewsbury's ?tax rate will be among the very lowest in the state and up to 50% lower than some [...]

Support Shrewsbury override – Willingham

May 24th, 2014

To the Editor:

To my fellow members of the Shrewsbury Community,

My name is Mark Willingham and I have been a proud resident of the great town of Shrewsbury for 14 years. As many of you are well aware, we are facing an important decision June 3 in the Special Town Election and will be considering an override of Proposition 2 ? to add revenue to the town.

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