Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Trottier and Neary jazz bands win medals at district festival

May 13, 2009 03:57:51 PM

It was all about jazz at Trottier yesterday as bands from throughout the area took part in the Central District Junior Jazz Festival. And our hometown bands had an excellent showing. At the end of the night the Trottier band walked away with a gold medal, and the Neary band got silver. The festival, sponsored […]

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Expect heavy traffic in town next week

May 13, 2009 01:53:39 PM

As I was up at Pilgrim Church taking pictures yesterday evening, a woman driving by in her minivan stopped to ask me if the movie was “still filming.” And church members I talked to said there were plenty of cars cruising down St. Mark’s Street yesterday trying to get a glimpse of the action. You […]

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Volunteers needed for police chief search committee

May 13, 2009 11:53:48 AM

The Board of Selectmen last week initiated their search for a permanent police chief, and they want your help filling seats on the search committee. While only the selectmen have the authority to hire a police chief, the search committee will be charged with interviewing candidates and providing a list of recommendations. The search committee […]

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Hollywood comes to Southborough: Day 2

May 13, 2009 09:29:56 AM

Tuesday saw more structures — arbors to go with Monday’s gazebo — and more landscaping. Tomorrow the road gets sodded. More pictures in my Flickr photostream. And don’t forget that road closures start today. Previously in the series: Day 1

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Care package drive for the troops this weekend

May 13, 2009 06:54:18 AM

Since August 2005 more than 4,000 boxes have been sent to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, all with the same return address: Southborough, MA. The boxes, care packages containing granola bars, beef jerky, playing cards, and other “touches and tastes” of home, weighed in at over at 75,000 pounds total, and were collected over the […]

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