Friday, July 17, 2009

Salad days at the Fire Station

July 17, 2009 02:41:19 PM

The Southborough Fire Department is into local produce. And I mean really local. Each year firefighters plant a vegetable garden outside the fire station. This year the garden features cucumbers, several different kinds of peppers, zucchini, tomatoes, pumpkins, and more. The vegetables are used to make communal meals during each shift. Captain Joe Hubley said […]

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In the media: Southborough’s old fire engine is still hot stuff

July 17, 2009 12:21:06 PM

A new ladder truck to replace the one decommissioned in 2007 is estimated to cost around $1M. Compare that to what the town paid for its very first piece of firefighting equipment in 1896 — a whopping $150. That first handtub engine known as the Falcon is still in town, now maintained by the F.D. Newton […]

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On the hunt for bats in Southborough

July 17, 2009 09:47:02 AM

If you’re driving down the street late at night and you happen to see a car parked on the side of the road with a large antenna sticking out of the window, don’t be alarmed. It’s just some folks looking for bats. That’s right, bats. According to the Southborough Police Department, there’s a group in […]

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Portions of Parkerville Road closed starting Monday

July 17, 2009 07:09:48 AM

Sections of Parkerville Road south of Route 9 will be closed over the next two weeks for DPW work. The intersection of Middle Road and Parkerville Road will be closed in all directions on July 21. You can expect delays in the area from July 20 through August 1. The DPW encourages you to seek […]

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