Friday, May 8, 2009

Need a last-minute Mother’s Day gift? Think local.

May 8, 2009 03:31:52 PM

If you’re reaching panic stage because you haven’t yet secured a Mother’s Day gift, don’t fret. There are still plenty of options in your own backyard. Here are some ideas. Pick up some pretty plants at the Southborough Gardeners Annual Plant Sale on Saturday morning from 8:00 am to noon at the Community House. Or, […]

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Jud Caswell and Scott Alarik at the Steeple Coffeehouse

May 8, 2009 02:23:49 PM

You have only two more chances to catch a show at the Steeple Coffehouse this season. Why not make it Saturday night? Performers will be Jud Caswell of Brunswick Maine and Scott Alarik of Boston. Here are the program notes: Jud Caswell lives where the two Maines meet: where ex-hippies play cribbage with fishermen and […]

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New in the library this week

May 8, 2009 12:55:32 PM

Read this week’s list of new titles at the library and you’ll find yourself wondering why Mrs. Riley bought five itchy aardvarks. Kids books have the best titles. ADULT: Killer Cruise ( (Jaine Austen Mysteries), by Laura Levine (Fiction) In this delightful new installment in the Jaine Austen mystery series, the wordsmith and sleuth dives […]

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The movie claims its first casualty – the food pantry

May 8, 2009 11:15:55 AM

While the movie is a fun diversion for most of us, it does throw a wrench in things for some. The Southborough Food Pantry, which operates out of Pilgrim Church, will close from May 10 until May 29 while scenes from the Adam Sandler comedy is filmed in and around the church. Clients will be […]

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More on the candidates for regional school committee

May 8, 2009 09:10:07 AM

The Metrowest Daily News has more information on the three candidates running for the two Southborough seats on the regional school committee. Check out the full article here, and don’t forget the town election is next Monday. Polls open at 8:00 am.

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Thank you to Earth Day volunteers

May 8, 2009 06:54:30 AM

About 60 Southborough residents took part in the Earth Day Clean Up event last Saturday. DPW Director Karen Galligan says volunteers collected an estimated 100 bags of trash (possibly more) and covered about one-third of the town. Some areas of town that didn’t get covered were Marlborough Road, Main Street, Chestnut Hill Road, Sears Road, […]

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