Thursday, November 13, 2008

Reminder: Main Street (Route 30) closed Friday afternoon and evening

November 13, 2008 03:09:00 PM

Calling hours for Southborough Police Chief William Webber will be held at the Morris Funeral Home on Friday, November 14. Because a large turnout is expected, a portion of Main St. (Rte 30) near the funeral home will be closed from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. You’re advised to find alternate routes. More details on […]

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Who’s in charge at the police department?

November 13, 2008 02:24:00 PM

While Police Chief William Webber was undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer, the Board of Selectmen appointed Sgt. Jane Moran as sergeant in charge. Sgt. Moran will continue in that capacity now that the Chief has passed away.

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Southborough voters came out in force

November 13, 2008 01:07:00 PM

Before the election, I promised to provide voter turnout numbers for Southborough and surrounding towns. Turns out those numbers are hard to come by. According to the State Elections Division, results are not released until they are certified by the Governor’s Council. And since overseas ballots have an additional ten days to reach the local […]

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Conservation Commission meeting agenda – 11/13

November 13, 2008 12:00:00 PM

The Conservation Commission meets tonight at 7:30 pm in the Town House Meeting Room (2nd floor). As with their last meeting, Fay School projects will take up a good portion of the agenda. Here’s a rundown: 185-191 Mill Street South (Fay School Athletic Fields): Application(s) for the redevelopment of the former Marlboro Equestrian Center into […]

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A timeline of Chief Webber’s career

November 13, 2008 10:17:00 AM

I have to admit I was not a Southborough resident during the majority of Chief Webber’s tenure, but I am nonetheless touched by his passing. To acknowledge his contributions to the town of Southborough, I compiled this timeline of his career with the police department. July 1980 Started with the Southborough Police Department as a […]

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Superintendent seeks input from students on new principal

November 13, 2008 09:19:00 AM

Superintendent Charles Gobron will meet with Algonquin students this afternoon at 2:30 to discuss qualities they would like to see in the new Algonquin principal. Gobron started the search for a new principal after the contract of current principal Ned Gallagher was not renewed for the 2009-2010 school year. Related stories: More on the search […]

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Algonquin boys make it to the championship

November 13, 2008 07:23:00 AM

Algonquin’s Jacob Wilson (20) leads the celebration after he scored the Tomahawks’ first goal in their 3-1 win over Marlborough. (Photo from Metrowest Daily News) The Algonquin boys soccer team beat Marlborough 3-1 in the Division 1 Central semifinal match. That means, like the girls, they’re headed to the championship round. The details are still […]

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Obituary for Chief Webber

November 13, 2008 05:51:00 AM

An obituary for Police Chief William Webber has been posted on You can view it here. Chief Webber was a Southborough resident, but was raised in Milford, and both towns will pay tribute to him. Calling hours will be held on Friday at Morris Funeral Home in Southborough, while the funeral will take place […]

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