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Volunteers needed for Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival

June 25th, 2014

Spirit of Shrewsbury logo

2014 marks the 18th anniversary of the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival. It will be traditionally held on the last weekend of September, the 27th and 28th, however some events may happen on different days. Check the website at www.spiritofshrewsbury.org for a list of events.

Westborough is on a roll

June 13th, 2014

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Westborough – Like many towns, Westborough must contend with heavy traffic during its peak commuting hours. To help alleviate that congestion, the town, in partnership with the Worcester Regional Transit Authority, has launched a shuttle service between the MBTA commuter rail station at Smith Valve Parkway and several major office parks. During the day, the [...]

Letter to the Editor – Thanks for a kind deed

June 12th, 2014

Flags Memorial Day

To the Editor: On Sunday, May 25, my friend Frank and I shopped at Price Chopper in Shrewsbury. I couldn's believe that my credit card was rejected until the clerk told me that the customer at the next register had paid my bill. The shopper, named Gail, had noticed Frank's Navy hat and wanted to [...]

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.

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