Thursday, December 18, 2008

Light blight on Main Street

December 18, 2008 12:41:00 PM

You know when you’re at a party and and you have a conversation with someone who has a bit of spinach stuck in their teeth, and the spinach is all you can focus on, no matter how interesting the conversation might be? That’s how I feel when I drive down Main Street, except instead of […]

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Less-than-level services budget proposed for Algonquin

December 18, 2008 10:11:00 AM

Superintendent Charles Gobron presented the preliminary Algonquin budget for fiscal year 2010 to the regional school committee last night. The proposed budget totals $18.4 million, which is $1.2 million, or 7.2%, more than the fiscal year 2009 budget. Like the Northborough and Southborough budgets presented earlier this month, the regional budget is well below level […]

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Free mental health screening from Southborough Youth & Family Services

December 18, 2008 08:27:00 AM

The holidays can be stressful, especially in this economy. If you’re suffering from persistent anxiety or sadness, consider taking an online self-assessment offered by Southborough Youth & Family Services. It’s free and completely anonymous. The assessment consists of a self-administered questionnaire. At the end you get an immediate result that can be printed and taken […]

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Failing equipment at Police Station to be replaced

December 18, 2008 05:57:00 AM

The Police Department’s communications console requires almost daily maintenance. (Photo from the Southborough Police Department) The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday night authorized up to $12,000 to replace failing equipment in the Southborough Police Station. The money will be used to replace smoke detectors as well as a dispatch console. The selectmen also approved an […]

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