Monday, May 18, 2009

Scenes from a Southborough movie set

May 18, 2009 04:05:01 PM

Pilgrim was hardly recognizable today, what with all the lights and gear and famous people milling about. Here’s what it all looked like. Find more pictures in my Flickr photostream. For the latest coverage on the Adam Sandler movie, click here.

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First day of filming

May 18, 2009 03:04:22 PM

The plan was to shoot outside the church today, but the cold, gray weather forced filming inside. I spent a couple of hours around the set this morning and was amazed at how close to the action I got. Onlookers were allowed free reign of the common in front of the church. I stood with […]

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If you could ask the stars one question

May 18, 2009 02:04:59 PM

Here’s a hypothetical to ponder on movie Monday: Say you’re sitting at Mauro’s enjoying a cup of coffee and Adam Sandler pops in to grab a cup to go, or Salma Hayek, or Chris Rock. (What? It could happen.) You manage to get your wits together in time to ask one question. What question would […]

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Girls freshman lacrosse tries for undefeated season

May 18, 2009 12:20:11 PM

Steve Prior wrote in to tell me the Algonquin girls freshman lacrosse team is working on an undefeated season. Prior’s daughter Emma Decker is a goalie on the team. They have three games left, with the biggest being today against Medfield. The game starts at 3:30 at Algonquin. And then to finish off the season […]

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Southborough in the news

May 18, 2009 10:39:27 AM

Believe it or not, the movie is not the only thing in town the press is paying attention to. The local media has been chock-full of Southborough stories lately, and I’m way behind in bringing you the headlines. Without further ado, here they are. Shrinking budgets, smaller homes (Worcester Telegram & Gazette) “In the past, […]

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What’s open this week and what’s not

May 18, 2009 08:44:12 AM

With all the movie mayhem this week, you might be confused about what’s open downtown and what’s not. Here’s a rundown. Town House Open normal hours. Access both in and out of the Town House will be via the west driveway (the side closest to St. Mark’s Church). Police will be controlling access and you’ll […]

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The week in town government

May 18, 2009 06:44:23 AM

Here are the committee and department meetings for the week. The movie films from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, so you might want to leave yourself some extra time if you’re going to one of the meetings at the Town House this week. Monday,May 18 Planning Board meeting, 7:00 pm @ Hearing Room, Town House […]

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