Thursday, November 6, 2008

Busy week for the fire department

November 6, 2008 04:14:00 PM

It’s been quite a week for the Southborough Fire Department. Here’s a recap: Friday, 10/31: A driver backed into the side of the Wendy’s on Rte 9. No injuries reported. Pictures and more details here. Saturday, 11/1: A malfunctioning oil burner filled a commercial building on Southville Rd with smoke. No injuries reported. Pictures and […]

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A walk at Chestnut Hill Farm

November 6, 2008 01:39:00 PM

The family and I went to Chestnut Hill Farm this past weekend. The fall colors have faded, but it was still lovely. Have a look at the pictures below. If you’ve never been to Chestnut Hill Farm, you’ll find it an easy place to walk. Parking is plentiful, the trails are well-marked and it’s only […]

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More details about the proposed Fay development on Middle Road

November 6, 2008 11:12:00 AM

The planning board on Monday night reviewed plans from Fay school to expand their primary school facilities on Middle Rd. The proposal is to renovate the existing Goodnow House, a historic structure, and to build a new adjoining building. The development will house classrooms, administrative offices, and a faculty apartment. It also includes a playground, […]

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Red, blue, or a little of both?

November 6, 2008 08:28:00 AM

Last week I wondered whether Southborough was a blue town or a red town. The answer (I think) is we’re blue, but not as blue as the rest of the state. In almost all races, Democrats carried the day in Southborough. The exception to the all-Democrats-all-the-time rule was Steven Levy in the Middlesex & Worcester […]

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Selectmen lend support to new police station

November 6, 2008 06:01:00 AM

The Facilities Committee briefed the Board of Selectmen Monday night on options for a new police station. There are two on the table. Option 1 would construct a new 1-story building behind and adjoining the existing Fire Station. At over 12,000 square feet, preliminary estimates have the project coming in at $7.1 million. The existing […]

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