Thursday, December 11, 2008

Further afield: Tower Hill Botanic Gardens

December 11, 2008 01:25:00 PM

The family and I spent some time at Tower Hill Botanic Gardens in Boylston last weekend. We walked trails that wound through the woods with statues peeking out from between the trees. The dusting of snow on Sunday made it hushed and lovely. Inside the Visitor’s Center, themed Christmas trees sparkled. If you don’t have […]

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Area chamber of commerce has cash to give

December 11, 2008 12:02:00 PM

And both students and teachers stand to benefit. First the students. Algonquin seniors are eligible to apply for $12,000 in scholarships to be awarded by the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, the chamber recently announced. Graduating seniors from other area schools are also eligible. Scholarships will be granted on the basis of scholastic achievement, […]

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Police have lead on missing man from Southville Road crash

December 11, 2008 09:42:00 AM

Interim Police Chief Jane Moran told the Metrowest Daily News they have a “pretty good lead” on the fourth occupant of the Southville Road car crash that killed Framingham High student Jamoan James on Monday night. The man walked away from the scene before police arrived and is believed to have been picked up by […]

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School committee gets a peek at FY2010 budget

December 11, 2008 08:40:00 AM

“It’s a very prudent budget.” That’s what Secretary Paul Gaffney had to say about the preliminary numbers presented by Superintendent Charles Gobron at last night’s Southborough School Committee meeting. Below level serviceEarlier this year, the Board of Selectmen asked Southborough departments to submit level-service budgets. Level service doesn’t mean a 0% increase, it means providing […]

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When a tree falls in Southborough

December 11, 2008 05:50:00 AM

Apparently a whole lot of people hear about it. This was in the papers and on TV, so you probably already know that a 100-foot pine tree fell on a house at 15 Reservoir Drive. Thankfully, no one was hurt, although four people were in the house at the time, including two young girls sleeping […]

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