October 2008

Sports Friday (10/31)

October 31, 2008 12:33:00 PM

Algonquin’s Pat Keller, left, and St. John’s Brendan Toohey go for a header during second half action Saturday. (Photo from Metrowest Daily News) Friday, Oct. 24Football: Doherty 18, Algonquin 28 (more…)Field Hockey: Littleton 2, Algonquin 4 (more…)Volleyball: Framingham 2, Algonquin 3 (more…) Saturday, Oct. 25Girls Soccer: Algonquin 3, Groton Dunstable 1 (more…)Boys Soccer: Algonquin 3, […]

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Happy Halloween

October 31, 2008 11:32:00 AM

A cute picture from the Community Advocate of Nicholas Poon and Sam Salvi at the Southborough Youth and Family Services Halloween Party last week.

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Lacrosse happenings

October 31, 2008 09:34:00 AM

Are your kids interested in lacrosse? Here’s their chance to learn more. Marlborough Youth Lacrosse will hold a free youth clinic on Sunday at 9-11 Memorial Field in Southborough. Southborough kids in grades two through eight are invited to attend. For more information, see this article in the Community Advocate. Want to sign up for […]

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Algonquin energy assessment

October 31, 2008 07:33:00 AM

Starting in November, Algonquin will undergo a 60-day, whole-building energy assessment by National Grid to address ways the school could use energy better. The evaluation will focus on mechanics and lighting, according to Facilities Director Michael Gorman who spoke at the Northborough-Southborough School Committee Meeting earlier this month. More details in the Metrowest Daily News […]

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What you need to know: Dykema vs. Haley

October 31, 2008 05:03:00 AM

(Photo from the Metrowest Daily News) This is the final post in my election series. Earlier this week we looked at the ballot questions, Eldridge vs. Levy, and Gregoire vs. Vigeant. Today it’s the 8th Middlesex and Carolyn Dykema vs. Dan Haley. The 8th Middlesex representative district encompasses Southborough precincts 2 and 3. Not sure […]

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Chestnut Hill Farm gets donor plaque

October 30, 2008 02:01:00 PM

The next time you’re at Chestnut Hill Farm, be sure to look for a new plaque installed by Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) and the Southborough Open Land Foundation (SOLF). The plaque recognizes donors who contributed to the Chestnut Hill Farm fund in 2006. You’ll find it just beyond the parking lot by a grove of […]

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Scouting for food, part 1

October 30, 2008 12:10:00 PM

Local scouts will canvass Southborough neighborhoods on Saturday to distribute plastic bags as part of the Scouting For Food drive. Your job is to fill the bags with items from your pantry and then leave them next to your mailbox next Saturday, November 9 for pick up. All donations go to area food banks. Suggested […]

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Decision not renew Gallagher’s contract political?

October 30, 2008 10:11:00 AM

The Metrowest Daily News has more details about Superintendent Charles Gobron’s decision not to renew Algonquin Principal Ned Gallagher’s contract for the 2009-2010 school year. According to the article, Gobron declined to offer reasons, but Gallagher “believes it is due to politics and differences in philosophies.” You can read more about this story, including why […]

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Don’t eat the fish

October 30, 2008 08:12:00 AM

What’s for dinner tonight? Better not be fish from the Sudbury River   The EPA has warned against eating fish from the Sudbury River, which flows through Southborough, for years, but in the past few weeks they’ve installed new signs along the river to make sure people get the message. Fish in the Sudbury River […]

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What you need to know: Gregoire vs. Vigeant

October 30, 2008 05:12:00 AM

This week we’re talking election prep. We’ve covered the ballot questions and the Eldridge vs. Levy senatorial race. Today it’s Danielle Gregoire vs. Arthur Vigeant in the 4th Middlesex. Southborough precinct 1 is part of the 4th Middlesex Representative district. Gregoire and Vigeant, both residents of Marlborough, are vying to fill the seat vacated by […]

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Breaking: Algonquin will have a new principal next year

October 29, 2008 01:58:00 PM

This just in from the Metrowest Daily News. The contract of Algonquin Principal Ned Gallagher was not renewed for the 2009-2010 school year. That means Algonquin will have a new principal next year. The hunt is on for a replacement, and Superintendent Charles Gobron says he hopes to have the search wrapped up by December. […]

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Livestock projects at Breakneck Hill Farm

October 29, 2008 12:34:00 PM

Photo from www.southborobelties.org Do your kids love the belties? (Who doesn’t?) Perhaps they’d like to get a bit more hands-on. The Woodville Trailbusters 4H Club based in Hopkinton is offering livestock projects at Breakneck Hill Farm. They’re looking for kids age 8-18 who are interested in agriculture and want to work with animals. The club […]

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Library director and Southborough resident loses battle with cancer

October 29, 2008 10:17:00 AM

Paula Polk (Photo from Metrowest Daily News) Southborough resident Paula Polk, long-time director of the Morse Institute Library in Natick, passed away on Sunday after a battle with cancer. She was 59. More information in an article from the Metrowest Daily News and the obituary in the Boston Globe.

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On the market (10/29)

October 29, 2008 08:23:00 AM

64 Pine Hill Rd. on the market for $519,900 Here are the real estate numbers for this week: This week Last week #Homes on the market 71 70 Lowest asking price $179,000 $195,000 Highest asking price $2,999,900 $2,999,900 Full listings

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