Letter to the Editor: UCTC should re-evaluate trail proposal

The Upper Charles Trail Committee (UCTC) presented its proposed route in December and has received significant public feedback appreciative of the efforts and also challenging segments 1 to 6 for safety concerns and more....

Letter to the Editor: Statistics validate concerns about pit bulls

I really disagree with our local veterinarian who was calling others in the public “ignorant” and that “it is unfair to single out pit bulls,” when someone notes future dog adopters “should be careful...

Letter to the Editor: Correction on trail story

Many thanks to Mary Ellen Gambon for her thorough reporting on the Jan. 19 meeting of the Upper Charles Trail Committee (UCTC), where an alternative route was presented by the Hopkinton Trails Club. There was...

Letter to the Editor: Adding holidays to school calendar can put strain on families

(Editor's note: For background and additional information on this topic, check the Independent's coverage here.) Last year, a School Calendar Committee was formed that I served on and we were tasked with reviewing if the...

Letter to the Editor: Support for alternative trail

I am writing to comment on the process related to the issue of the Upper Charles Trail connection in Hopkinton to the Milford section. I listened with great interest to the informative presentation by...

Letter to the Editor: Support for stone dust on town trails

In view of the current discussion about the routing and surfacing of the Hopkinton portion of the Upper Charles Trail, I’d like to alert readers to the results of a petition I initiated in...

Letter to the Editor: Pit bulls should not be singled out

I was extremely disturbed by the remark from a Hopkinton community member regarding her warning: “Adopters should be careful with pit bulls.” As a veterinarian, I am disappointed by the ignorance of such comments....

Letter to the Editor: On anniversary of Jan. 6, credit to honest Republicans who...

At the anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection, it is time we recognized the true heroes of the Republican party. They are not the dopey louts who rampaged through our nation’s capital and the...

Letter to the Editor: Trail proposal has multiple safety issues

The Upper Charles Trail Committee’s proposal to put the Upper Charles Trail on Hayden Rowe Street creates immediate dangers. Hayden Rowe (Route 85) is a main thoroughfare for ambulances traveling to Milford Regional Hospital...

Letter to the Editor: Adopters should be careful with pit bulls

We were surprised and concerned when reading the December 8th edition article “Devoted dogs seek new home.” The adoptable dogs are two pit bulls weighing 50 and 90 pounds and came as an “owner surrender.” We...