Letter to the Editor: OSA students learn from 19th century painter, inventor, founder

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Grade 5 students at Old Sturbridge Academy have the very rare opportunity to enjoy museum-quality art while studying in the Oliver Wight Tavern. One of the rooms which has now been converted to a classroom has a mural painted by the prolific early American painter Rufus M. Porter. Rufus M. […]

Letter to the Editor: Vote Green

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To the Editor: Watching this weekend’s Green Party 2020 Presidential Nominating Convention was a great civics lesson! It was online due to COVID-19 . In addition to hearing activist and political speeches from around the world (one as far away as New Zealand!) and hearing from the presidential and vice presidential […]

Letter to the Editor: Dems ought to unite behind Morse

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Dear Editor: This tumultuous year has made us all rethink our priorities, and helped us to step back and examine what’s really working and what needs to change. Richie Neal, funded by big special interests, has been coasting on the status quo for too long and we now need a […]

Letter to the Editor: Postal Service takes COVID-19 precautions

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Dear Editor: During these challenging times, postal employees are working hard to ensure residents stay connected with their world through the mail. Whether it’s medications, a package, a paycheck, benefits or pension check, a bill or letter from a family member, postal workers understand that every piece of mail is […]

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Letter to the Editor: Local Students Value After School Programs

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Dear Editor, We are a group of students from Southbridge Middle School who also attend the 21st Century After School Program. We want to tell you about the 21st Century After School Program and the YMCA teen center programs in Southbridge.  The YMCA has been in Southbridge for a long […]