Physicians -- not insurers -- know what's best for patients

05/23/2018 10:12 AM EDT

Most people thankfully don't have to think twice about getting up, maybe going to the gym, and going to work. But for someone like me, who suffers from a rare disease, life's a little harder. I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when I was 39 years old. I'm not looking for pity in telling my story.  Full Story

EDITORIAL: Revamp 'red-flag' bill, add mental-health component
05/11/2018 02:07 PM EDT - What if a classmate of Nikolas Cruz, the mass murderer of 17 at his former high school in Parkland, Fla. Full Story

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11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'

It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic. Full Story
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11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'

It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic. Full Story
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Debt exclusion for Groton senior center passes

By Mina Corpuz mcorpuz@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- A Proposition 2 1/2 debt exclusion to fund construction of a new senior center building gained narrow approval from voters in Tuesday's election. Full Story
 
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Physicians -- not insurers -- know what's best for patients

05/23/2018 10:12 AM EDT

Most people thankfully don't have to think twice about getting up, maybe going to the gym, and going to work. But for someone like me, who suffers from a rare disease, life's a little harder. I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when I was 39 years old. I'm not looking for pity in telling my story.  Full Story

EDITORIAL: Revamp 'red-flag' bill, add mental-health component
05/11/2018 02:07 PM EDT - What if a classmate of Nikolas Cruz, the mass murderer of 17 at his former high school in Parkland, Fla. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Treat e-cigarettes same as tobacco
05/04/2018 01:18 PM EDT - If it's inevitable that the age to buy tobacco products in this state soon will be raised from 18 to 21, shouldn't we do the same for e-cigarettes? Full Story

Separating the good electricity marketers from the deceptive
04/06/2018 07:36 AM EDT - On Thursday, Attorney General Maura Healey asked the state Legislature to shutter the market that allows individual consumers to buy electricity from independent suppliers, because in too many cases, they paid in millions in extra costs. Full Story

Local rivers deserve federal recognition
04/06/2018 02:46 PM EDT - Recognized locally for their efforts in restoring sections of the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers to their previously pristine condition, local communities are in contention to receive federal recognition and funds to continue their work. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Acton church ruling splits hairs on history
03/16/2018 02:29 PM EDT - Though a recent state Supreme Judicial Court decision temporarily prevents Acton from using public funds to help restore a landmark Protestant church, it did reaffirm a principle that should be obvious to anyone living in a region so steeped in history. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Consumer privacy should be a priority
02/16/2018 11:51 AM EST - You'd never know that more than half of the approximately 250 million adults in this country had their personal information pirated by Internet hackers by the glacial pace of our Legislature to shield the state's residents from future large-scale security breakdowns. Full Story